Bobby Bonilla is a retired MLB player who last took the field in 2001, but, 20 years later, is still getting paid $1.2 million a year by the New York Mets. In fact, he'll get paid $1,193,248.20 a year every year until 2035, when Bonilla is 72 entire years old.

At that point, the final sum will be $29.8 million paid for a sport Bonilla will not have played professionally for 34 years.

The payout of the most clutch retirement plan in history happens ever year on July 1, a day when the baseball world stops to chuckle…

"After the storm of a life lived in the heat of political controversy, there is a great calm."

And so it seemed inside St. Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday as more than 2,300 guests from 170 countries stilled their quiet chatter and waited, silently, for the coffin of Margaret Thatcher to enter.

Those words from the Right Rev. …

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