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KEN GRIFFEY

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1987-2010
Positions
CF-1266, OF-1005, RF-230, DH-197, LF-11, 1B-2
Born
November 21, 1969  (44.283)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Moeller  (Cincinnati,OH)
College:
 
Drafted:
Seattle Mariners:  1987-1-1 (June-Reg)  bonus: $160,000 
Signed by
Full Name
George Kenneth Griffey Jr. 
TBC Player ID
967
MLB Debut
April 3, 1989  (19.133)
Year


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Pitch Type
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Brother of Craig Griffey, Son of Ken Griffey

Top Prospect:  team  1988 (#1-SEA), 1989 (#1-SEA)
Speed
44
Contact
48
Patience
77
Batting
64
Power
87

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OFF THE FIELD
Salary data is available for Major Leaguers since 1985. Players not on opening day roster, for the most part, are assumed to have earned the minimum salary for that year. Team payrolls are based on opening day rosters and the player's listed team is the first team he played for during a given season. Career earnings are estimates and based only on available data.
YearTeamSalaryRankTeam PayrollPct of Tm Payroll 
1989Seattle Mariners$68,000$ 9,547,5000.7% 
1989Seattle Mariners$320,000$ 9,547,5003.4% 
1990Seattle Mariners$510,000$ 12,941,6673.9% 
1990Seattle Mariners$180,000$ 12,941,6671.4% 
1991Seattle Mariners$700,000$ 16,126,8344.3% 
1992Seattle Mariners$2,025,000$ 22,483,8349.0% 
1993Seattle Mariners$4,150,00035$ 31,616,33313.1% 
1994Seattle Mariners$5,100,00013$ 27,872,16718.3% 
1995Seattle Mariners$7,600,0004$ 34,241,53322.2% 
1996Seattle Mariners$7,650,0003$ 39,221,50119.5% 
1997Seattle Mariners$7,885,5326$ 39,667,62819.9% 
1998Seattle Mariners$8,153,66710$ 52,032,29115.7% 
1999Seattle Mariners$8,760,53215$ 44,371,33619.7% 
2000Cincinnati Reds$9,329,70019$ 44,217,50021.1% 
2001Cincinnati Reds$12,500,00011$ 48,784,00025.6% 
2002Cincinnati Reds$8,557,22346$ 45,050,39019.0% 
2003Cincinnati Reds$10,174,11042$ 59,355,66717.1% 
2004Cincinnati Reds$12,500,00022$ 46,615,25026.8% 
2005Cincinnati Reds$12,500,00026$ 61,892,58320.2% 
2006Cincinnati Reds$10,464,68654$ 60,909,51917.2% 
2007Cincinnati Reds$8,446,64792$ 68,524,98012.3% 
2008Cincinnati Reds$8,282,695$ 74,117,69511.2% 
2009Seattle Mariners$2,000,000$ 98,904,1662.0% 
2010Seattle Mariners$2,350,000$ 98,376,6672.4% 
Career Earnings:$ 150,207,792 



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