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+ Played in Major Leagues 1989-2005

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Biography Data
Positions: 1B-2055, DH-133
Proper Name: John Garrett Olerud
Nickname(s): John Garrett Olerud
Born: August 5, 1968 (49.171)
Place Seattle, Washington
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 220 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Interlake (Bellevue,WA)
College: Washington State University
Drafted: 1989 -- 3rd round (79th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 3,1989 (21.029)
TBC Player ID:643
Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1990]MLB #3 TOR #1
Organizations:TOR, NYN, SEA, NYA, BOS
Signed by:Andy Pienovi
Relationship(s):Son of John Olerud

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Red Sox (minor)
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Released by Mariners.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Blue Jays with Cash to Mets for Robert Person.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 3rd round (79th overall) of 1989 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by New York Mets in 27th round (682nd overall) of 1986 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2005Boston Red Sox$ 300,000794380$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Seattle Mariners$ 7,700,00075292$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2004New York Yankees$ 7,700,000751292$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Seattle Mariners$ 7,700,00076391$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Seattle Mariners$ 6,950,00081392$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Seattle Mariners$ 6,700,00075292$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Seattle Mariners$ 6,350,00056294$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999New York Mets$ 4,250,000116788$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998New York Mets$ 3,750,000103789$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997New York Mets$ 6,500,00020198$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Toronto Blue Jays$ 6,500,00011299$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Toronto Blue Jays$ 5,750,00017399$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,750,00052595$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,562,5002161477$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Toronto Blue Jays$ 387,5003922252$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Toronto Blue Jays$ 293,6674041943$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Toronto Blue Jays$ 100,000649280$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Toronto Blue Jays$ 62,500691320$ 62,500$ 429,802

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