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Ben Ford

+ Played in Major Leagues 1998-2004
Biography Data
Positions: P-389
Proper Name: Benjamin Cooper Ford
Born: August 15, 1975 (40.102)
Place Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 230 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)
College: Indian Hills Community College-Centerville
Drafted: 1994 -- 20th round (563rd overall) by New York Yankees (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 20,1998 (23.005)
TBC Player ID:5322
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Career Activity
Organizations:NYA, ARI, CHN, MIL

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.
    Released by Twins.
    Signed as Free Agent by Twins.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.
    Released by Cubs.
    Traded by Yankees with Ozwaldo Mairena to Cubs for Glenallen Hill.
    Traded by Diamondbacks with Izzy Molina to Yankees for Darren Holmes and Cash.
    Selected by Diamondbacks from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #17).
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by New York Yankees in 20th round (563rd overall) of 1994 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2004Milwaukee Brewers$ 310,0006822124$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2000New York Yankees$ 175,000795410$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1998Arizona Diamondbacks$ 170,000812380$ 170,000$ 1,276,192

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