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GERALD LAIRD   +

MLB  Atlanta Braves   40-man Roster
Positions
C-1156, OF-21, 1B-10, DH-8, 3B-3, RF-2, SS-1, LF-1, 2B-1
Born
November 13, 1979  (34.313)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
La Quinta  (Westminster,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Oakland Athletics:  1998-2-45 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,000,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Gerald Lee Laird 
TBC Player ID
5933
MLB Debut
April 30, 2003  (23.169)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
81 76
71 102
15 30 24
18 37 35
18 37 26
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Recent Contract:  2-years/$3m (2013-2014) by Atlanta Braves
Top Prospect:  team  2003 (#5-TEX), 2004 (#6-TEX)
Speed
58
Contact
41
Patience
44
Batting
44
Power
45

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OFF THE FIELD
Salary data is available for Major Leaguers since 1985. Players not on opening day roster, for the most part, are assumed to have earned the minimum salary for that year. Team payrolls are based on opening day rosters and the player's listed team is the first team he played for during a given season. Career earnings are estimates and based only on available data.
YearTeamSalaryRankTeam PayrollPct of Tm Payroll 
2003Texas Rangers$300,000$ 103,491,6670.3% 
2004Texas Rangers$300,000$ 55,050,4170.5% 
2005Texas Rangers$300,000$ 55,849,0000.5% 
2006Texas Rangers$332,330$ 68,228,6620.5% 
2007Texas Rangers$400,322$ 68,318,6750.6% 
2008Texas Rangers$1,600,000$ 67,712,3262.4% 
2009Detroit Tigers$2,800,000$ 115,085,1452.4% 
2010Detroit Tigers$3,950,000$ 122,864,9293.2% 
2011St. Louis Cardinals$1,000,000$ 105,433,5720.9% 
2012Detroit Tigers$1,000,000$ 132,300,0000.8% 
2013Atlanta Braves$1,500,000$ 89,288,1931.7% 
2014Atlanta Braves$1,500,000$ 110,955,6741.4% 
Career Earnings:$ 14,982,652 



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