Who Was the First Athlete to Make a Million Dollars a Year?

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The first athlete to ever make $1,000,000 a year was Nolan Ryan. There are some disputes regarding this though. Some people list Mike Schmidt as the first.
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First One Million Dollar Athlete. John L. Sullivan, aka Boston Strong Boy. A bare knuckle fighter and recognized as the first gloved boxing Heavyweight Champion from 1881 to 1892.
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