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+ Played in Major Leagues 1983-1998
Biography Data
Positions: OF-1829, 1B-308, DH-176, LF-163, RF-71, 3B-1, 2B-1
Proper Name: Joseph Chris Carter
Born: March 7, 1960 (55.211)
Place Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 215 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Millwood (Oklahoma City,OK)
College: Wichita State University
Drafted: 1981 -- 1st round (2nd overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 30,1983 (23.145)
TBC Player ID:9693
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Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1984]CHN #2 [1983]CHN #2
Organizations:CHN, CLE, SDN, TOR, SFN, BAL
Relationship(s):Uncle of Yusuf Carter

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Orioles to Giants for Darin Blood.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Padres with Roberto Alomar to Blue Jays for Tony Fernandez and Fred McGriff.
    Traded by Indians to Padres for Carlos Baerga, Chris James and Sandy Alomar.
    Traded by Cubs with Darryl Banks, Don Schulze and Mel Hall to Indians for Ron Hassey, George Frazier and Rick Sutcliffe.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 1st round (2nd overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Chicago Cubs in 2nd round (46th overall) of 1980 Amateur Draft (Jan-Sec Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Chicago Cubs in 27th round (676th overall) of 1979 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1998San Francisco Giants$ 3,151,380138685$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1998Baltimore Orioles$ 3,151,3801381185$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Toronto Blue Jays$ 6,500,00020398$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Toronto Blue Jays$ 6,525,000101100$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Toronto Blue Jays$ 7,500,00052100$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Toronto Blue Jays$ 5,550,00031100$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Toronto Blue Jays$ 5,550,00061100$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,691,66727397$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,791,66721100$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990San Diego Padres$ 1,866,66738295$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Cleveland Indians$ 1,630,00035196$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Cleveland Indians$ 840,000126383$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Cleveland Indians$ 250,0003061357$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Cleveland Indians$ 190,0004251440$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Cleveland Indians$ 110,0004942018$ 60,000$ 370,780

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