Today In History- February 29

Today In History- February 29

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Hank Aaron becomes the 1st player in Major League Baseball history to sign a $200,000 contract.

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Hank Aaron signs largest contract in Major League history.

  • Atlanta, Georgia

On. Feb. 29, 1972, Hank Aaron became the first Major League baseball player in history to sign a $200000 contract.  While the most expensive at the time, his contract ensured his continued success, as he set records in total hits and home runs, only to be topped by Barry Bonds in 2007.

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