Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig earned $14.5-million in the 12 months ending Oct. 31 according to Major League Baseball's tax return.
According to the Sports Business Journal, Selig received $6-million in base salary, an equal amount in a bonus and the remainder in expenses and personal fees.
According to the figures, baseball's central office paid $77.3-million in salaries and benefits to 231 employees. By comparison, the NFL paid $41.5-million to 839 employees during that time period. The NHL paid out $13.9-million to 56 employees.