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Bobby Orr Bobby Hull It was indeed Bobby Hull - 1965 season.
Nolan Ryan was the first that I know of.
First with a base salary of $1 mil: Bruce Matthews, 1983. First with a signing bonus of $1 mil: Johnny Jones, 1980.
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First off his name is spelled Sidney with an I and Second he earned 8.7 million dollars.
The first player in the NFL to have a base salary of $1 million was Bruce Matthews, who played for the Houston Oilers. The first NFL player to have a signing bonus of $1 million was Johnny Lam Jones who played for the New York Jets.
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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.
Moses Malona in 1978-79
Moses Malone in the 1978-79 season
Mickey Mantle never made one million dollars in one year playing baseball. He made one million Dollars over his last 12 seasons. His Highest salary was $100,000. which he earned each year from 1963 - 1968. He made $5,000. his rookie year, and by his 6th year in 1956 he was making $30,000. Back in the 1960's $100,000. was a top salary in the Major Leagues. Mantle did make a lot of money through player endorsements.
Shirley Temple was the first kid to make a million dollars.
The average salary of an MLB player in 1964 was 14,863 US dollars. 1964 was the first year salary statistics for MLB were recorded. The highest paid MLB player that year was Willie Mays who earned $105,000.