1971 : Al Kaline the First Detroit Tiger To Make 6 Figures

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December 20, 2021 all-day
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Al Kaline Wins Batting Title With 200 Hits in 1955, Youngest Player To Do So

Al Kaline signed a contract making him the first ballplayer in Detroit Tiger history to receive a salary of $100,000 for a season. He had complied a career batting average of .300 during his 19 years with the Tigers.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan

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