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Harold Baines #1AS-6AW-7

+ Played in Major Leagues 1980-2001
Biography Data
Positions: DH-1652, OF-1181, SS-121, 1B-10, RF-1
Proper Name: Harold Dougleas Baines
Born: March 15, 1959 (56.070)
Place St. Michael's, Maryland
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 195 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: St. Michaels (Easton,MD)
College:
Drafted: 1977 -- 1st round (1st overall) by Chicago White Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 10,1980 (21.026)
TBC Player ID:1269
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Career Activity
Organizations:CHA, TEX, OAK, BAL, CLE
Signed by:Roland Hemond, Bill Veeck
Relationship(s):Father of Harold Baines

Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
29 55 56 76 70


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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Orioles with Charles Johnson to White Sox for Jason Lakman, Brook Fordyce, Juan Figueroa and Miguel Felix.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Orioles to Indians for Jimmy Hamilton and Juan Aracena.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by White Sox to Orioles for Juan Bautista.
    Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Athletics to Orioles for Allen Plaster and Bobby Chouinard.
    Traded by Rangers to Athletics for Scott Chiamparino and Joe Bitker.
    Traded by White Sox with Fred Manrique to Rangers for Wilson Alvarez, Sammy Sosa and Scott Fletcher.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago White Sox in 1st round (1st overall) of 1977 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2001Chicago White Sox$ 1,000,0004001356$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Baltimore Orioles$ 2,000,0002581571$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    2000Chicago White Sox$ 2,000,000258771$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Cleveland Indians$ 1,730,0002791470$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1999Baltimore Orioles$ 1,730,0002791670$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Baltimore Orioles$ 1,275,0002812069$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Chicago White Sox$ 1,925,000200978$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1997Baltimore Orioles$ 1,925,0002001378$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Chicago White Sox$ 1,875,0001691182$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Baltimore Orioles$ 1,919,4451661082$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Baltimore Orioles$ 1,925,0001931079$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Baltimore Orioles$ 1,200,000237974$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Oakland Athletics$ 1,583,3332041475$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Oakland Athletics$ 1,358,3331651177$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Texas Rangers$ 1,143,539120584$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1990Oakland Athletics$ 1,143,539120784$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Texas Rangers$ 1,204,28176391$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1989Chicago White Sox$ 1,204,28176191$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Chicago White Sox$ 1,000,00062192$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Chicago White Sox$ 950,00065191$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Chicago White Sox$ 775,000122983$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Chicago White Sox$ 675,000129779$ 60,000$ 370,780

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