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Tommy John AS-4AW-7

+ Played in Major Leagues 1963-1989
Biography Data
Positions: P-766
Proper Name: Thomas Edward John Jr.
Born: May 22, 1943 (71.350)
Place Terre Haute, Indiana
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 185 Bats/Throws: Right-Left
High School: Gerstmeyer (Terre Haute,IN)
College: Indiana State University
Drafted: 1961 -- Signed as free agent by Cleveland Indians
MLB Debut:September 6,1963 (20.107)
TBC Player ID:13326
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Career Activity
Organizations:CLE, CHA, LAN, NYA, CAL, OAK
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
79 28 55 72


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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Yankees.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Released by Yankees.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.
    Released by Angels.
    Traded by Yankees to Angels for Dennis Rasmussen.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by White Sox with Steve Huntz to Dodgers for Dick Allen.
    Traded by Indians with Johnny Romano and Tommie Agee to White Sox for Cam Carreon and Rocky Colavito.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1961.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1989New York Yankees$ 62,500691410$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988New York Yankees$ 375,0002762260$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987New York Yankees$ 350,0002551864$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986New York Yankees$ 440,0002681862$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985California Angels$ 600,0001611274$ 60,000$ 370,780
    1985Oakland Athletics$ 600,000161874$ 60,000$ 370,780

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