It is not news to anyone at this point that Clayton Kershaw has just become the higher paid pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball. Kershaw has signed a seven year $215 million contract that is complete with a player opt out option after year five. There is no out for the Dodgers. Kershaw has won the Cy Young Award twice in the last three years and is only 25 years old. How do you put a dollar amount like his contract in perspective? Just ask the fans of the Houston Astros. Check out below.