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Kirk Gibson #1AW-10WS-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1979-1995

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Biography Data
Positions: OF-1359, DH-327, P-27
Proper Name: Kirk Harold Gibson
Born: May 28, 1957 (60.204)
Place Pontiac, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 215 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Waterford-Kettering (Waterford,MI)
College: Michigan State University
Drafted: 1978 -- 1st round (12th overall) by Detroit Tigers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 8,1979 (22.103)
TBC Player ID:11862
Career Activity
Organizations:DET, LAN, KCA, PIT
Relationship(s):Father of Cam Gibson

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Released by Pirates.
    Traded by Royals to Pirates for Neal Heaton.
    Signed as Free Agent by Royals.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Detroit Tigers in 1st round (12th overall) of 1978 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1995Detroit Tigers$ 1,300,000203878$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Detroit Tigers$ 1,500,0002161276$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Detroit Tigers$ 1,100,0002481473$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Pittsburgh Pirates$ 1,950,000173979$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Kansas City Royals$ 1,700,000137881$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Los Angeles Dodgers$ 1,333,33486688$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Los Angeles Dodgers$ 1,333,33361493$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Los Angeles Dodgers$ 1,833,33316298$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Detroit Tigers$ 1,335,00026297$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Detroit Tigers$ 1,200,00029196$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Detroit Tigers$ 685,000123580$ 60,000$ 370,780

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