Matt Holliday joined baseball's $100 million club on Jan. 5, when he re-signed with the Cardinals. St. Louis rewarded Holliday with a contract that will pay him more than $17 million on average for each of the seven seasons and a full no-trade clause.Holliday batted .353 with 13 home runs and 55 RBIs in 63 games with the Cardinals after being acquired in a July '09 trade from the Oakland Athletics. He helped stabilize their batting order by providing a consistent power threat in the cleanup spot behind NL MVP Albert Pujols. When they added Holliday on July 24, the Cardinals led the NL Central by just 1 1/2 games, but by the end of August their lead had swelled to 10 games and they cruised to the division title. Here's a look at others in that $100 million fraternity.
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