Baseball, not players, receive tax break from Puerto Rico

Updated: April 8, 2003, 7:43 AM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Tom Glavine isn't scheduled to pitch during the New York Mets' four-game road trip in San Juan this week, but Glavine will still owe the Puerto Rican government approximately $42,000 in income taxes.

Glavine and his teammates, who will be the first to play the Montreal Expos in their new home-away-from-home of San Juan, will be greeted with a 20 percent income tax that was ushered through the Puerto Rico Legislature last week. Expected to generate $6 million to $7 million in ...

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