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+ Played in Major Leagues 1984-1992


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Biography Data
Positions: OF-639, 1B-587, C-5
Proper Name: Benito James Distefano
Born: January 23, 1962 (54.321)
Place Brooklyn, New York
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 195 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)
College: Alvin Community College
Drafted: 1982 -- 2nd round (29th overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (Jan-Sec)
MLB Debut:May 18,1984 (22.115)
TBC Player ID:10777
Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1986]PIT #7 [1985]PIT #8 [1984]PIT #6
Organizations:PIT, BAL, HOU, TEX


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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 Mariners.
    Released by Astros.
    Signed as Free Agent by Astros.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Released by Pirates.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 2nd round (29th overall) of 1982 Amateur Draft (Jan-Sec Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 2nd round (36th overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (June-Sec Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 16th round (298th overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1992Houston Astros$ 109,000680300$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1989Pittsburgh Pirates$ 85,0005352733$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Pittsburgh Pirates$ 62,500604310$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1986Pittsburgh Pirates$ 66,0005882617$ 60,000$ 386,347

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