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Who are Minnesota's highest paid athletes?

The Business Journal has compiled a list of the state's highest paid athletes. We all know that Joe Mauer is No. 1, but the next six on the list might surprise you. For the record, if you want your kid to get rich playing sports -- get him to the batting cages.
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The Business Journal has compiled a list of the state's highest paid athletes. We all know that Joe Mauer is No. 1, but the next six on the list might surprise you. For the record, if you want your kid to get rich playing sports -- get him to the batting cages.

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