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+ Played in Major Leagues 1993-2001
|Career Talent Ratings||Batting||Speed||80||Power||58||Contact||50||XBH||58||RBIs||42||Runs||76||Hitting||53||Durability||48||Team||.498||Ratings Explained||Buy|
||OF-697, CF-464, RF-52, DH-41, LF-21, 3B-1, 2B-1
||Damon Jackson Buford
June 12, 1970
5-10 / 180
Birmingham (Van Nuys,CA)
||1990 -- 10th round (283rd overall) by Baltimore Orioles (June-Reg)
|MLB Debut:||May 4,1993 (22.326)|
|TBC Player ID:||4181|
|Prospect Ranks:||BAL #10 |
|Organizations:||BAL, NYN, TEX, BOS, CHN, CIN, CHA, MON|
|Relationship(s):||Son of Don Buford|
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|2001-10-15||Released by Reds.|
|2001-08-18||Signed as Free Agent by Reds.|
|2001-08-09||Released by Orioles.|
|2001-06-08||Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.|
|2001-05-16||Released by Cubs.|
|1999-12-12||Traded by Red Sox to Cubs for Manny Alexander.|
|1997-11-06||Traded by Rangers with Jim Leyritz to Red Sox for Aaron Sele, Bill Haselman and Mark Brandenburg.|
|1996-01-25||Traded by Mets to Rangers for Terrell Lowery.|
|1995-07-28||Traded by Orioles with Alex Ochoa to Mets for Jimmy Williams and Bobby Bonilla.|
|Drafted: Selected by Baltimore Orioles in 10th round (283rd overall) of 1990 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)|
|Salary Metrics 1985-|
|2001||Chicago Cubs||$ 1,100,000||389||22||57||$ 200,000||$ 1,897,758|
|2000||Chicago Cubs||$ 1,100,000||342||15||62||$ 200,000||$ 1,394,248|
|1999||Boston Red Sox||$ 1,100,000||330||20||64||$ 200,000||$ 1,454,491|
|1998||Boston Red Sox||$ 460,000||438||20||52||$ 170,000||$ 1,276,192|
|1997||Texas Rangers||$ 225,000||529||25||42||$ 150,000||$ 1,182,177|
|1996||Texas Rangers||$ 165,000||574||28||37||$ 109,000||$ 957,870|
|1995||New York Mets||$ 140,000||615||20||32||$ 109,000||$ 999,520|
|1995||Baltimore Orioles||$ 140,000||615||26||32||$ 109,000||$ 999,520|
|1994||Baltimore Orioles||$ 130,000||656||26||27||$ 109,000||$ 957,101|
|1993||Baltimore Orioles||$ 109,000||757||30||0||$ 109,000||$ 968,431|