This Day In History: 2000-01-29

January 29, 1987: After going to arbitration with the Red Sox for three straight years, All-Star third baseman and three-time AL batting champion Wade Boggs signs a three-year contract with the team for $5 million; Boggs will play for Boston for 11 years, he will be named an AL All-Star in 8 of those seasons and he will be elected to the Hall of Fame in 2005.

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