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John Vander Wal

+ Played in Major Leagues 1991-2004
Biography Data
Positions: OF-605, RF-335, 1B-204, LF-127, DH-30
Proper Name: John Henry Vander Wal
Born: April 29, 1966 (48.363)
Place Grand Rapids, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 197 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Hudsonville (Hudsonville,MI)
College: Western Michigan University
Drafted: 1987 -- 3rd round (70th overall) by Montreal Expos (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 6,1991 (25.130)
TBC Player ID:360
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Career Activity
Organizations:MON, COL, SDN, PIT, SFN, NYA, MIL, CIN
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
48 32 73 56 71


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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Released by Reds.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Brewers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Giants to Yankees for Jay Witasick.
    Traded by Pirates with Jason Schmidt to Giants for Ryan Vogelsong and Armando Rios.
    Traded by Padres with James Sak and Geraldo Padua to Pirates for Al Martin and Cash.
    Signed as Free Agent by Padres.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Rockies to Padres for Kevin Burford.
    Purchased by Rockies from Expos.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Montreal Expos in 3rd round (70th overall) of 1987 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Houston Astros in 8th round (201st overall) of 1984 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2004Cincinnati Reds$ 300,000755280$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Milwaukee Brewers$ 550,0004641243$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002New York Yankees$ 1,850,0003182065$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001San Francisco Giants$ 1,850,0003081366$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2001Pittsburgh Pirates$ 1,850,0003081066$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Pittsburgh Pirates$ 875,0003771059$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999San Diego Padres$ 1,075,0003351263$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Colorado Rockies$ 560,0004071955$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1998San Diego Padres$ 560,0004072055$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Colorado Rockies$ 500,0003761759$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Colorado Rockies$ 512,5003291564$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Colorado Rockies$ 300,0004101955$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Colorado Rockies$ 195,0005171843$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Montreal Expos$ 142,5006131733$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Montreal Expos$ 110,5006722517$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Montreal Expos$ 100,000620190$ 100,000$ 742,231

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