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+ Played in Major Leagues 1987-2001


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Biography Data
Positions: OF-1285, RF-557, DH-44, LF-10, 1B-1
Proper Name: Jay Campbell Buhner
Born: August 13, 1964 (51.318)
Place Louisville, Kentucky
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 215 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Clear Creek (League City,TX)
College: McLennan Community College
Drafted: 1984 -- 2nd round (36th overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (Jan-Sec)
MLB Debut:September 11,1987 (23.029)
TBC Player ID:1188
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Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1988]NYA #4 [1987]NYA #1 [1986]NYA #2
Organizations:PIT, NYA, SEA
Relationship(s):Brother of Shawn Buhner, Father of Gunnar Buhner



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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Yankees with Troy Evers and Rich Balabon to Mariners for Ken Phelps.
    Traded by Pirates with Alfonso Pulido and Dale Berra to Yankees for Tim Foli, Steve Kemp and Cash.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 2nd round (36th overall) of 1984 Amateur Draft (Jan-Sec Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Atlanta Braves in 9th round (230th overall) of 1983 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2001Seattle Mariners$ 1,850,0003081566$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Seattle Mariners$ 1,450,0003051666$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Seattle Mariners$ 4,816,80492390$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Seattle Mariners$ 5,367,70246396$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Seattle Mariners$ 4,827,96252395$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Seattle Mariners$ 5,641,66723398$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Seattle Mariners$ 4,066,66676492$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Seattle Mariners$ 4,350,00030297$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Seattle Mariners$ 2,772,500112388$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Seattle Mariners$ 1,445,000211974$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Seattle Mariners$ 247,5004292039$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Seattle Mariners$ 180,0004791832$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Seattle Mariners$ 80,0005531931$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988New York Yankees$ 67,0005833017$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1988Seattle Mariners$ 67,0005832617$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987New York Yankees$ 60,000595370$ 60,000$ 344,906

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