Al Kaline signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers for $30,000 when he was 18 years old, and retired as a legend when he was 40. Kaline won the batting crown in 1955 with a .340 average. He also had a league high of 200 hits and 27 homeruns. In 1956, Kaline had a career-high 128 RBI’s, and he batted .314. The Tigers won the pennant in 1968, and Kaline led his team to the World Series crown, batting .379 and driving in 8 runs.