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+ Played in Major Leagues 1989-1993

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Biography Data
Positions: C-514, 1B-3, OF-2, DH-1
Proper Name: John Andrew Orton
Born: December 8, 1965 (52.009)
Place Santa Cruz, California
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 195 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Soquel (Soquel,CA)
College: Cal Poly
Drafted: 1987 -- 1st round (25th overall) by California Angels (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 20,1989 (23.255)
TBC Player ID:16210
Career Activity
Prospect Ranks:[1990]CAL #1 [1989]CAL #9 [1988]CAL #3
Organizations:CAL, ATL, NYN

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by California Angels in 1st round (25th overall) of 1987 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by New York Mets in 17th round (419th overall) of 1984 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1993California Angels$ 160,0005782236$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992California Angels$ 130,0006002625$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991California Angels$ 120,0005482821$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990California Angels$ 100,000649380$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989California Angels$ 62,500691340$ 62,500$ 429,802

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