On February 8 1991 — Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens signs a four-year $21,521,000 contract extension, making him baseball’s highest-paid player. He will go 56-42 during this contract but only be healthy in the 1991 & 1992 seasons. He will win the Cy Young in 1991, and finish 3rd in 1992. Who knew better days were ahead for the Rocket . . .