30 biggest free agent contracts in New York Yankees history

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23. Mariano Rivera, 2007: Three Years, $45 Million

Mariano's second appearance on this list made him baseball's highest-paid closer and secured his place with the Yankees through their most recent World Series victory in 2009, something that -- once again -- they could not have done without him.

Again, worth every penny.