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Lee Smith AS-7AW-7

+ Played in Major Leagues 1980-1997

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Biography Data
Positions: P-1149
Proper Name: Lee Arthur Smith
Born: December 4, 1957 (60.045)
Place Jamestown, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Castor (Castor,LA)
College: Northwestern State University
Drafted: 1975 -- 2nd round (28th overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 1,1980 (22.271)
TBC Player ID:18182
Career Activity
Organizations:CHN, BOS, SLN, NYA, BAL, CAL, CIN, MON, HOU

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Royals.
    Released by Expos.
    Signed as Free Agent by Expos.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Angels to Reds for Chuck McElroy.
    Signed as Free Agent by Angels.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Cardinals to Yankees for Rich Batchelor.
    Traded by Red Sox to Cardinals for Tom Brunansky.
    Traded by Cubs to Red Sox for Calvin Schiraldi and Al Nipper.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 2nd round (28th overall) of 1975 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1997Montreal Expos$ 400,0004151253$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996Cincinnati Reds$ 2,100,000149684$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1996California Angels$ 2,100,000149684$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995California Angels$ 2,561,113135786$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Baltimore Orioles$ 2,025,000187780$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993St. Louis Cardinals$ 2,691,667120287$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1993New York Yankees$ 2,691,667120687$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992St. Louis Cardinals$ 2,791,66780191$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991St. Louis Cardinals$ 2,791,66638195$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990St. Louis Cardinals$ 1,200,000103886$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1990Boston Red Sox$ 1,200,000103886$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Boston Red Sox$ 1,425,00049495$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988Boston Red Sox$ 850,000114983$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987Chicago Cubs$ 840,00092788$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986Chicago Cubs$ 720,0001481280$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985Chicago Cubs$ 670,000132779$ 60,000$ 370,780

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