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This Day in Giants History
March 9th

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1922 Rogers Hornsby, coveted by John McGraw of the Giants, signs a three-year contract with Cardinals' owner Sam Breadon. The 25 year-old second baseman, who will hit .404 over the three-year span of the deal, agrees to a salary of $18,500 per season, making him the highest paid player in National League history.
2014 Barry Bonds returns to the Giants as a special spring training instructor for the young Giants' hitters, a role the organization believes will be of benefit to the club for years to come. The much-maligned former superstar, who played in his last major league game in 2007, has a ten-year personal services contract with San Francisco, which has yet to commence.

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