On this Day in Sports History
Did you know? On this day in 1934 New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth, nearing end of illustrious career, signs a 1-year contract worth $35,000, representing a pay cut of $17,000 for “The Babe”.
Ruth played 22 seasons, and was the highest paid player in the game for 13 consecutive years. He ended his career with a .342 batting average and 714 home runs.
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