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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 (37.170)
Place Shreveport, Louisiana
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 210 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Bowie (Arlington,TX)
Drafted: 1997 -- 1st round (5th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 30,1999 (20.265)
Service Time:12.113 (2013)
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

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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
    1999TEAMToronto Blue Jays Minor League Player of the Year 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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