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Jorge Orta AS-2AW-2WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1972-1987
Biography Data
Positions: 2B-689, DH-451, OF-343, 3B-58, SS-23
Proper Name: Jorge Orta
Born: November 26, 1950 (64.315)
Place Mazatlan, Mexico
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 170 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School:
Drafted: 1972 -- Signed as free agent by Chicago White Sox
MLB Debut:April 15,1972 (21.140)
TBC Player ID:16200
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Career Activity
Organizations:CHA, CLE, LAN, TOR, KCA
Signed by:Roland Hemond

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Royals.
    Signed as Free Agent by Royals.
    Released by Royals.
    Traded by Blue Jays to Royals for Willie Aikens.
    Traded by Mets to Blue Jays for Steve Senteney.
    Traded by Dodgers to Mets for Pat Zachry.
    Traded by Indians with Jack Fimple and Larry White to Dodgers for Jack Perconte and Rick Sutcliffe.
    Signed as Free Agent by Indians.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Purchased by White Sox from Mexicali (Mexican Northern).
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox in 1972.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1987Kansas City Royals$ 60,000595360$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Kansas City Royals$ 450,0002551363$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Kansas City Royals$ 450,0002441060$ 60,000$ 370,780

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