Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. Check back daily for more info on the most powerful people in your city. The most powerful player in baseball is not a player at all, but power agent Scott Boras, who is seeing to it that his players get top dollar from the best teams in Major League Baseball.
What Makes Him Haute: He’s a former Major League Baseball player and is currently the owner and president of the Boras Corp., a sports agency based in Newport Beach. His company represents about 175 MLB players, and Boras himself is credited with some of most famous record-setting contracts of all time, including Barry Bonds, Bernie Williams and Alex Rodriguez.