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Brian Downing AS-1AW-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1973-1992


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Biography Data
Positions: DH-824, OF-777, C-675, 3B-8
Proper Name: Brian Jay Downing
Born: October 9, 1950 (65.292)
Place Los Angeles, California
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 194 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Magnolia (Anaheim,CA)
College: Cypress College
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:May 31,1973 (22.234)
TBC Player ID:10875
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Career Activity
Organizations:CHA, CAL, TEX
Signed by:Doc Bennett, George Noga, Bill Lentini


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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Angels.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by White Sox with Dave Frost and Chris Knapp to Angels for Richard Dotson, Thad Bosley and Bobby Bonds.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1992Texas Rangers$ 950,0002681167$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Texas Rangers$ 100,000620310$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990California Angels$ 1,250,00094787$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989California Angels$ 1,250,00069392$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988California Angels$ 900,00089487$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987California Angels$ 900,00074690$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986California Angels$ 808,333109985$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985California Angels$ 808,33380587$ 60,000$ 370,780

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