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11-17-2012, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by thom View Post
Beliveau was getting paid 25000 a year by Quebec it was part of the Quebec senior league.Many senior players in canada were getting paid.Montreal Canadians under Frank Selke bought the league and Beliveau had no choice but to sign for the habs.25000 a year in the early 50's could buy you a very nice house and a good car.
In the early 50's you could buy a nice house & new car for less than $10,000.Beliveau was making incredible money as a so called amateur.

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