This day in baseball: Joe D’s new salary

On February 7, 1949, Joe DiMaggio signed a contract with the Yankees for $100,000.  It was the first six-figure contract ever in the major leagues.

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6 Comments on “This day in baseball: Joe D’s new salary”

  1. Reblogged this on Human Interest.

  2. Not to mention a six figure wife! 😀

  3. A long way from a fisherman’s wharf.


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