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Jim Sundberg AS-3AW-7WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1974-1989
Biography Data
Positions: C-1927, OF-3, DH-2
Proper Name: James Howard Sundberg
Born: May 18, 1951 (64.144)
Place Galesburg, Illinois
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 195 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Galesburg (Galesburg,IL)
College: University of Iowa
Drafted: 1973 -- 1st round (2nd overall) by Texas Rangers (Jan-Sec)
MLB Debut:April 4,1974 (22.322)
TBC Player ID:18619
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Career Activity
Organizations:TEX, MIL, KCA, CHN
Signed by:Joe Marchese

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
    Released by Cubs.
    Traded by Royals to Cubs for Dave Gumpert and Thad Bosley.
    Traded by Brewers to Royals for Bill Nance, Danny Darwin and Tim Leary.
    Traded by Rangers to Brewers for Dan Scarpetta and Ned Yost.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Texas Rangers in 1st round (2nd overall) of 1973 Amateur Draft (Jan-Sec Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Texas Rangers in 8th round (172nd overall) of 1972 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Oakland Athletics in 6th round (127th overall) of 1969 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1989Texas Rangers$ 475,000257868$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Chicago Cubs$ 62,500604360$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1988Texas Rangers$ 62,500604380$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Chicago Cubs$ 791,667110885$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Kansas City Royals$ 653,128177875$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Kansas City Royals$ 608,333159874$ 60,000$ 370,780

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