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Deion Sanders

+ Played in Major Leagues 1989-2001
Biography Data
Positions: OF-650, CF-81, LF-49, DH-6, RF-1
Proper Name: Deion Luwynn Sanders
Born: August 9, 1967 (47.262)
Place Fort Myers, Florida
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 195 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: North Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)
College: Florida State University
Drafted: 1988 -- 30th round (781st overall) by New York Yankees (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:May 31,1989 (21.296)
TBC Player ID:7605
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Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1990]MLB #53 [1989]NYA #2
Organizations:NYA, ATL, CIN, SFN, TOR
Signed by:Bob Hartsfield
Other Sports:College Football (1987-1989), NFL Defensive back (1989-2005), College Track
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
99 55 27 69 44


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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Blue Jays.
    Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.
    Released by Reds.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Contract voided by Reds.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Reds with David McCarty, Scott Service, John Roper and Ricky Pickett to Giants for Dave Burba, Darren Lewis and Mark Portugal.
    Traded by Braves to Reds for Roger Etheridge and Roberto Kelly.
    Signed as Free Agent by Braves.
    Released by Yankees.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by New York Yankees in 30th round (781st overall) of 1988 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Kansas City Royals in 6th round (149th overall) of 1985 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2001Cincinnati Reds$ 200,000771490$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    1997Cincinnati Reds$ 1,200,0002611171$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1995Cincinnati Reds$ 3,666,66789491$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1995San Francisco Giants$ 3,666,66789391$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Cincinnati Reds$ 3,632,51361694$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1994Atlanta Braves$ 3,632,51361594$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Atlanta Braves$ 3,166,66782592$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Atlanta Braves$ 600,0003331759$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Atlanta Braves$ 660,0002861360$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990New York Yankees$ 100,000649360$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989New York Yankees$ 62,500691360$ 62,500$ 429,802

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