David Wright Strikes it Rich with Vitamin Water » Smarter Sports Blog

This really does have finance content! it will make a nice story in class if nothing else…Sure David Wright (and the rest of the Met’s power hitters) seem to be mired in a season long funk (maybe Hojo as batting coach can change things?), but do not feel too sorry for David. Seems he made about $20 million in a recent takeover!

David Wright Strikes it Rich with Vitamin Water » Smarter Sports Blog:

“When David Wright of the New York Mets agreed to do an ad for Vitamin Water last year, he didn’t take cash. Instead, he took 0.5% stake in the company.”

Here is a bit more on the story.