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Ohtani Signs Record $700M Contract With Dodgers

Dec 9, 2023

After months of anticipation captivating all of baseball, Shohei Ohtani has signed a 10-year, $700 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers that smashes all prior records for player contracts in U.S. team sports.

The two-way phenom and unanimous 2023 American League MVP broke the news of the signing himself, posting a message on Instagram that both looked back to his prior stint with the crosstown Los Angeles Angels and to his professional future with the Dodgers.

“The six years I spent with the Angels will remain etched in my heart forever,” Ohtani wrote. “And to all Dodgers fans, I pledge to always do what’s best for the team and to always give it my all to be the best version of myself. Until the last day of my playing career, I want to continue to strive forward not only for the Dodgers, but for the baseball world.”

Source: Front Office Sports

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