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J.R. Richard #1AS-1AW-4

+ Played in Major Leagues 1971-1980

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Biography Data
Positions: P-259
Proper Name: James Rodney Richard
Born: March 7, 1950 (67.280)
Place Vienna, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-8 / 222 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Lincoln (Ruston,LA)
Drafted: 1969 -- 1st round (2nd overall) by Houston Astros (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 5,1971 (21.182)
TBC Player ID:17105
Career Activity

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    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Astros.
    Signed as Free Agent by Astros.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Houston Astros in 1st round (2nd overall) of 1969 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)

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