Originally Posted by TDog
Konerko will turn 45 in 2021. He can start drawing his MLB pension at 45, as I understand it. It looks like what he did was sign a financially sensible contract if he wants to retire to his home in Scottsdale.
The annual $1 million installments were part of his deal he signed before the 2011 season, they're not new to this 1-year contract.