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Jay Bell #1AS-2AW-3WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1986-2003
Biography Data
Positions: SS-2053, 2B-407, 3B-113, 1B-18, DH-10
Proper Name: Jay Stuart Bell
Born: December 11, 1965 (49.137)
Place Valparaiso, Florida
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 182 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Tate (Cantonment,FL)
Drafted: 1984 -- 1st round (8th overall) by Minnesota Twins (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 29,1986 (20.292)
TBC Player ID:965
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Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1988]CLE #2 [1987]CLE #1 [1986]CLE #2 [1985]MIN #1
Organizations:MIN, CLE, PIT, KCA, ARI, NYN
Relationship(s):Father of Brantley Bell

Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
52 37 67 49 58

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Diamondbacks.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Pirates with Jeff King to Royals for Jeff Wallace, Joe Randa, Jeff Martin and Jeff Granger.
    Traded by Indians to Pirates for Felix Fermin and Denny Gonzalez.
    Traded by Twins with Rich Yett, Jim Weaver and Curt Wardle to Indians for Bert Blyleven.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Twins in 1st round (8th overall) of 1984 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2003New York Mets$ 550,0004642042$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Arizona Diamondbacks$ 8,000,00049595$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Arizona Diamondbacks$ 8,050,00042396$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Arizona Diamondbacks$ 7,000,00041496$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Arizona Diamondbacks$ 6,100,00043496$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Arizona Diamondbacks$ 5,000,00056394$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Kansas City Royals$ 5,000,00043196$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Pittsburgh Pirates$ 4,700,00047195$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Pittsburgh Pirates$ 4,400,00062194$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Pittsburgh Pirates$ 3,400,00077292$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Pittsburgh Pirates$ 2,975,000102289$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Pittsburgh Pirates$ 875,0002821265$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Pittsburgh Pirates$ 380,0003671948$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Pittsburgh Pirates$ 180,0004792532$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Pittsburgh Pirates$ 85,0005352634$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Cleveland Indians$ 67,5005802318$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Cleveland Indians$ 60,000595300$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Cleveland Indians$ 60,000614250$ 60,000$ 386,347

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