By Hardy Guajardo

Job Description

A Major League Baseball Player is a part of 1 of the 30 teams in the MLB. That play against the best of the best.

Work Conditions

Some players have to work outside and inside depending on what stadium they were in. Pitchers are the main players that get time off to rest their arms.


The average player makes about 2-3 million a year.

Educational Background

You have to maintain a C average and you can get drafted out of high school.

Career Ladder

Starts in high school then moves to college and then to double A then Triple A then the pro's

Employment outlook

The outlook for athletes is expected to grow 6% from 2014-2024

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What Ya Need

You need to be good at hitting and fielding


Makes good money


Don't get much time off.

Sources and knowledge of the game