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John Candelaria AS-1AW-4WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1975-1993

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Biography Data
Positions: P-604
Proper Name: John Robert Candelaria
Nickname(s): Candy Man
Born: November 6, 1953 (64.015)
Place Brooklyn, New York
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 225 Bats/Throws: Right-Left
High School: LaSalle Academy (New York,NY)
Drafted: 1972 -- 2nd round (47th overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 8,1975 (21.214)
TBC Player ID:9603
Career Activity
Organizations:BAL, PIT, CAL, NYN, NYA, MON, TOR, MIN, LAN

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Pirates.
    Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Twins to Blue Jays for Pedro Munoz and Nelson Liriano.
    Signed as Free Agent by Twins.
    Released by Expos.
    Traded by Yankees to Expos for Mike Blowers.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Angels to Mets for Jeff Richardson and Shane Young.
    Traded by Pirates with George Hendrick and Al Holland to Angels for Bob Kipper, Mike Brown and Pat Clements.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 2nd round (47th overall) of 1972 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1993Pittsburgh Pirates$ 760,000302967$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Los Angeles Dodgers$ 1,250,0002241473$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Los Angeles Dodgers$ 830,0002371567$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Minnesota Twins$ 500,000299958$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1990Toronto Blue Jays$ 500,0002991458$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989New York Yankees$ 800,0001581081$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1989Montreal Expos$ 800,000158881$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988New York Yankees$ 700,0001571078$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987New York Mets$ 800,000102786$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1987California Angels$ 800,0001021086$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986California Angels$ 800,0001101085$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Pittsburgh Pirates$ 612,5001571175$ 60,000$ 370,780
    1985California Angels$ 612,5001571175$ 60,000$ 370,780

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