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February 29, 1972 in Sports History

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Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron becomes first player to earn $200,000 average annual salary; signs 3-year deal with Atlanta Braves after one of his best seasons – .327 average, 47 HRs and 118 RBIs

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron