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Frank Viola AS-3AW-5WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1982-1996

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Biography Data
Positions: P-456
Proper Name: Frank John Viola
Nickname(s): Sweet Music
Born: April 19, 1960 (57.236)
Place Hempstead, New York
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 209 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: East Meadow (East Meadow,NY)
College: St. John's University
Drafted: 1981 -- 2nd round (37th overall) by Minnesota Twins (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 6,1982 (22.048)
TBC Player ID:19232
Career Activity
Organizations:MIN, NYN, BOS, CIN, TOR
Signed by:Herb Stein
Relationship(s):Father of Frank Viola

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Blue Jays.
    Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Released by Blue Jays.
    Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Twins to Mets for Jack Savage, Tim Drummond, Kevin Tapani, David West and Rick Aguilera.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Twins in 2nd round (37th overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Kansas City Royals in 16th round (415th overall) of 1978 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1996Toronto Blue Jays$ 109,000786400$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Cincinnati Reds$ 190,0005213142$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Boston Red Sox$ 4,333,33431397$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Boston Red Sox$ 4,833,33318299$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Boston Red Sox$ 4,833,33351100$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991New York Mets$ 3,166,66724197$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990New York Mets$ 1,966,66730196$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989New York Mets$ 2,766,66621100$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1989Minnesota Twins$ 2,766,66621100$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Minnesota Twins$ 1,350,00035396$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Minnesota Twins$ 830,00095587$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Minnesota Twins$ 674,000166677$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Minnesota Twins$ 375,000275754$ 60,000$ 370,780

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