Baseball's Milestone Contracts

Albert Belle: $10 million
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Albert Belle: $10 million

Nov. 19, 1996: The White Sox sign Albert Belle to a five-year, $55 million contract. Belle's average annual salary of $11 million is $2.5 million than the next highest-paid player (Ken Griffey Jr., $8,500,000).

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