This Day In History: 2000-02-08

February 8, 1991: The Boston Red Sox make pitcher Roger Clemens the highest-paid MLB player, signing him to a four-year contract extension valued at $21.521 million; Clemens will win 18 games and the Cy Young Award in the first year and follow with 18 wins in 1992, but in the next two seasons he will only win 11 games in 1993 and 9 games in 1994.

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