January 29, 1958 Three-time MVP Stan Musial in…

January 29, 1958

Three-time MVP Stan Musial inks the first six-figure contract in National League history when he signs a $100,000 deal with St. Louis. The 37-year-old Cardinals legend, who won his seventh batting title hitting .354 last season, makes it clear he would have signed for less, but the $20,000 increase is the reward that the team thought he deserved.