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Vernon Wells #1AS-3AW-15

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: CF-1369, OF-542, LF-259, RF-52, DH-52, 3B-1, 2B-1, 1B-1
Proper Name: Vernon Wells III
Born: December 8, 1978 (36.139)
Place Shreveport, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 210 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Bowie (Arlington,TX)
College:
Drafted: 1997 -- 1st round (5th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 30,1999 (20.265)
TBC Player ID:280
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-01-16 - Released by Yankees More
Prospect Ranks:[2001]MLB #12 TOR #1 [2000]MLB #4 TOR #1 [1999]MLB #69 TOR #5 [1998]MLB #52
Recent Contract:Signed to 7-year contract for 2008-2014 ($126m) by Toronto Blue Jays. $25.5m signing bonus. Can opt out after 2011
Organizations:TOR, ANA, NYA
Signed by:Tim Wilken
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
61 73 38 56 66


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  • Awards for Vernon Wells
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    1997HSHigh School All-American - 1st TeamOFAward History
    1998MINORSouth Atlantic League All-Star TeamUTAward History
    1999MINORBaseball America 1st team Minor League All-StarOFAward History
    1999MINORFlorida State League All-Star TeamOFAward History
    1999MINORFlorida State League Most Valuable Player Award History
    2003MLBAL Silver Slugger AwardOFAward History
    2003MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 16-June 22Award History
    2003MLBBaseball America Second-Team Major League All-StarOFAward History
    2004MLBAmerican League Gold GloveOutfielderAward History
    2005MLBAmerican League Gold GloveOutfielderAward History
    2006MLBAmerican League Gold GloveOutfielderAward History
    2006MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJuly 17-July 23Award History
    2010MLBBranch Rickey Award Award History
    2010MLBMLB Home Run Derby Award History

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