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Russ Johnson #1AW-5CWS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1997-2005
Positions: 3B-748, SS-323, 2B-163, 1B-56, OF-25, DH-9, RF-3
Proper Name: William Russell Johnson
Born: February 22, 1973 (41.339) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 180 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Denham Springs (Denham Springs,LA)
College: Louisiana State University
Drafted: 1994 -- 1st round (30th overall) by Houston Astros (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 8,1997 (24.045)
TBC Player ID:1014
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.3m) by New York Yankees. Minor League Contract
Organizations:HOU, TBA, NYN, CHN, NYA, PIT
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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rockies to minor league contract
    Signed by Yankees (minor)
    Signed by Yankees (minor)
    Signed as Free Agent by Yankees.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.
    Released by Mets.
    Traded by Devil Rays with Josh Pressley to Mets for Rey Ordonez.
    Traded by Astros to Devil Rays for Marc Valdes.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Houston Astros in 1st round (30th overall) of 1994 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2005New York Yankees$ 300,000794350$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.3m) Minor League Contract
    2002Tampa Bay Rays$ 575,0004741248$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Tampa Bay Rays$ 270,0006121832$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Tampa Bay Rays$ 260,0006022533$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    2000Houston Astros$ 260,0006022233$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Houston Astros$ 205,0007592916$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Houston Astros$ 170,000812340$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Houston Astros$ 150,000766290$ 150,000$ 1,182,177

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