Tigers Prospect in Sweet Spot Even if He Won’t Sign There

He was in high school two years ago. Now, Cameron Maybin is a wealthy young man…even if he’s still in Class A ball. He’s even got his own memorabilia deal.

Baseball’s ever-skyrocketing salary structure has trickled down to the minor leagues in recent years. Top prospects command multi-million dollar contracts–with no guarantee they’ll ever make the Major Leagues.

20 year-old Detroit Tigers’ outfielder Cameron Maybin was a first round pick in 2005. But if you’d like to get his autograph on a baseball, don’t expect you’ll have a classic single signed keepsake.