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John Franco AS-4AW-5

+ Played in Major Leagues 1984-2005


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Biography Data
Positions: P-1201
Proper Name: John Anthony Franco
Born: September 17, 1960 (55.314)
Place Brooklyn, New York
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 185 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)
College: St. John's University
Drafted: 1981 -- 5th round (125th overall) by Los Angeles Dodgers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 24,1984 (23.219)
TBC Player ID:1031
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2005-01-24 - Houston Astros - More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.7m) by Houston Astros.
Organizations:LAN, CIN, NYN, HOU
Relationship(s):Father of J.J. Franco



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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2005MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2005-01-24Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Astros
    Signed by Astros (minor)
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Granted Free Agency.
    On disabled list
    re-signed by Mets
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Reds with Don Brown to Mets for Kip Gross and Randy Myers.
    Traded by Dodgers with Brett Wise to Reds for Rafael Landestoy.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 5th round (125th overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2005Houston Astros$ 700,0004461151$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.7m)
    2004New York Mets$ 1,000,0003461561$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003New York Mets$ 3,833,3331821178$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2001New York Mets$ 3,583,3331811181$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000New York Mets$ 3,350,0001841280$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999New York Mets$ 2,950,0001781081$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998New York Mets$ 2,900,0001511184$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997New York Mets$ 3,000,000128986$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996New York Mets$ 2,600,000121587$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995New York Mets$ 2,550,000136486$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994New York Mets$ 4,000,00040496$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993New York Mets$ 4,000,00037396$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992New York Mets$ 3,333,33448595$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991New York Mets$ 2,633,33346394$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990New York Mets$ 1,633,33353693$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Cincinnati Reds$ 1,067,50096389$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Cincinnati Reds$ 675,000164677$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Cincinnati Reds$ 300,0002781261$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Cincinnati Reds$ 195,0004181741$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Cincinnati Reds$ 75,0005142215$ 60,000$ 370,780

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