> On every team, the last guy on the bench earns well into
>the six-figures. Where's the salary cap? Hank Aaron never
>made more than $200K. In today's dollars, that would come out
>the same as most average players and some bench-warmers in the
>league. That's one reason why I love the fantasy leagues
>where every team gets a fair shot to put out a winner. It
>should be that way in real life.
That's not entirely true.
Aaron retired in 1976.
The average house in 1976 was probably around $30,000.
The average house today is probably around $450,000... still, your point is well taken because this means in today's dollars, Aaron was likely making just over average.