$600 a Month and a Free Bed: The Minimum-Wage Life of a Semi-Pro Baseball Player 

$203,000,000 The payroll of the New York Yankees. $70,000 The payroll of the Lake Erie Crushers. $490,000 That's the 2013 minimum salary required by Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement. The average salary is much higher, of course. The league's top contracts…

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