This day in baseball: Feller’s contract

Twenty-two-year-old Bob Feller signed a deal with the Indians on January 21, 1941 reportedly worth $30,000.  This made Feller the highest paid pitcher in baseball history.  The previous high salary for a single season of pitching had been $27,500 to Dazzy Vance and Lefty Grove.

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2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Feller’s contract”

  1. verdun2 says:

    They got it right.
    v


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