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VERNON WELLS   +

MLB  Free Agent
Positions
CF-1369, OF-542, LF-259, RF-52, DH-52, 3B-1, 2B-1, 1B-1
Born
December 8, 1978  (35.318)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Bowie  (Arlington,TX)
College:
 
Drafted:
Toronto Blue Jays:  1997-1-5 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,800,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Vernon Wells III 
TBC Player ID
280
MLB Debut
August 30, 1999  (20.265)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Recent Contract:  7-years/$126m (2008-2014) by Toronto Blue Jays Notes
Top Prospect:  mlb  1998 (#52), 1999 (#69), 2000 (#4), 2001 (#12)   team  1999 (#5-TOR), 2000 (#1-TOR), 2001 (#1-TOR)
Speed
61
Contact
73
Patience
38
Batting
56
Power
66

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OFF THE FIELD
YearLeagueAward Description 
1997High School1st team High School All-American OF 
1998SalSouth Atlantic League All-Star UT 
1999MinorsBaseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star OF 
 FslFlorida State League All-Star OF 
 FslFlorida State League Most Valuable Player 
 TeamToronto Blue Jays Minor League Player of the Year 
2003MLB-ALAL MVP (Voting Rank: #8) 
 MLB-ALAL Silver Slugger Award (OF) 
 MLBBaseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star OF 
 MLB-ALPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (AL) 
2004MLB-ALAL Gold Glove Award (OF) 
2005MLB-ALAL Gold Glove Award (OF) 
2006MLB-ALAL Gold Glove Award (OF) 
 MLB-ALAL MVP (Voting Rank: #22) 
 MLB-ALPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (AL) 
2010MLBBranch Rickey Award 
 MLB-ALPlayed in MLB All-Star Game (AL) 


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