Albert Belle signs with Chicago White Sox for $55 million; becomes highest-paid player in baseball

December 1996
Jet;12/09/96, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p51
Reports that baseball player Albert Belle has signed a $55 million contract with the Chicago White Sox baseball team. Details of the contract; Belle as the highest paid baseball player; Reasons the White Sox wanted Belle; Belle's accomplishments; White Sox player Frank Thomas and his accomplishments; The potent combination of Thomas and Belle; How Thomas and Belle view being teammates.


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