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Phillies' Cliff Lee Is Arkansas' Top Dollar Athlete

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee in 2012 enjoyed the most lucrative of his nine-plus seasons in Major League Baseball. Lee earned $21.5 million — that's nearly $3.6 million per win — and topped the list of highest-paid athletes with ties to the state of Arkansas.