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Bill Buckner Pr team-9AS-1AW-6

+ Played in Major Leagues 1969-1990

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Biography Data
Positions: 1B-1555, OF-646, DH-126
Proper Name: William Joseph Buckner
Born: December 14, 1949 (68.038)
Place Vallejo, California
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 185 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Napa (Napa,CA)
College: USC , Arizona State University
Drafted: 1968 -- 2nd round (25th overall) by Los Angeles Dodgers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 21,1969 (19.281)
TBC Player ID:9378
Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[2007]KCA #9
Organizations:LAN, CHN, BOS, CAL, KCA
Relationship(s):Brother of Jim Buckner

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Red Sox.
    Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Royals.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Royals.
    Released by Angels.
    Signed as Free Agent by Angels.
    Released by Red Sox.
    Traded by Cubs to Red Sox for Mike Brumley and Dennis Eckersley.
    Traded by Dodgers with Jeff Albert and Ivan DeJesus to Cubs for Mike Garman and Rick Monday.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 2nd round (25th overall) of 1968 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1990Boston Red Sox$ 100,000649320$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Kansas City Royals$ 400,0002951564$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988California Angels$ 400,0002591363$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1988Kansas City Royals$ 400,0002591463$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Boston Red Sox$ 366,6672501165$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1987California Angels$ 366,6672501765$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Boston Red Sox$ 785,000119784$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Boston Red Sox$ 747,500102684$ 60,000$ 370,780

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