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Robin Yount in 1990 had a 3.2 M salary.

it was actually will clark in 1989

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Dave Parker was the first Major League ballplayer to earn one million dollars a year, when he signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates in January of 1979. The contract was for $5 million over five years.

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Dave Winfield signed a 10 year 23 million dollar contract before the 1980 season. First 2 million per year player and at the time was the largest contract in sports history

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Mike Schmidt was Baseball's first 2 million dollar man, signing a 4-year contract after the 1983 season for $2.1 million per year.

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the first ball player to be paid one hundrd thousand dollars per year was hank greenberg

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The first player in major league history to earn $100,000 a year was Joe DiMaggio. He signed this contract in 1949.

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Hank Greenberg earned $100,000 in his final MLB season, 1947, with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Robin Yount in 1990 had a 3.2 M salary.

it was actually will clark in 1989

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Hank Greenberg for the Pittsburg Pirates. In 1947 for the Pirates in the N.L.

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Nolan Ryan was the first player to earn an annual salary above $1 million, signing a $4.5 million, 4-year contract with the Houston Astros in 1979.

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