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Buck Martinez

+ Played in Major Leagues 1969-1986
Biography Data
Positions: C-1008, DH-2, P-1, OF-1
Proper Name: John Albert Martinez
Born: November 7, 1948 (66.142)
Place Redding, California
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)
College: Sacramento City College
Drafted: 1967 -- Signed as free agent by Philadelphia Phillies
MLB Debut:June 18,1969 (20.223)
TBC Player ID:14832
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Career Activity
Organizations:PHI, KCA, MIL, TOR
Signed by:Eddie Bockman
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
23 35 37 20 49


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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Brewers to Blue Jays for Gil Kubski.
    Traded by Cardinals to Brewers for George Frazier.
    Traded by Royals with Mark Littell to Cardinals for Al Hrabosky.
    Traded by Astros with Mickey Sinnerud and Tommy Smith to Royals for John Jones.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1967.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1986Toronto Blue Jays$ 347,0963201455$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Toronto Blue Jays$ 356,3002921352$ 60,000$ 370,780

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