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This Day in Yankees History
February 7th

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1949 Yankee outfielder Joe DiMaggio becomes the first American Leaguer to make $100,000 in one season. Hank Greenberg was the first player to make six figures when he accepted the Pirates offer in 1947 after being waived by the Tigers.

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2014 Alex Rodriguez, who has consistently denied the use of banned substances while wearing Yankee pinstripes, drops his two lawsuits against MLB, ending the likelihood of a long drawn-out legal battle over his season-long suspension handed down for the alleged use of performance-enhancing substances. The Bronx Bomber third baseman was one of 14 individuals suspended due to baseball's investigation of a Florida anti-aging clinic, but was the only player to contest his penalty, which was the longest ever given for using PEDs.

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