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Chris Chambliss    \CHAMM-bliss\

Carroll Christopher Chambliss

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 26, 1948 in Dayton, OH
High School: Oceanside HS (Oceanside, CA)
Schools: MiraCosta College (Oceanside, CA), Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ), University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Drafted
by the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1970 amateur draft (January). (All Transactions)
Debut: May 28, 1971 (Age 22.153)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1971 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Yankees/Indians 1971-1988
Agents: Dick Moss [*]
Final Game: May 8, 1988 (Age 39.134)
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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 23, 2014 12:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #517. Jermaine Dye… #518. Howard Johnson… #519. Buster Posey… #520. CHRIS CHAMBLISS… #521. Ken Caminiti… #522. Arlie Latham… #523. Harry Steinfeldt… 

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1971 22 CLE AL 111 458 415 49 114 20 4 9 48 2 0 40 83 .275 .341 .407 .749 104 169 9 2 2 0 1 3 RoY-1
1972 23 CLE AL 121 499 466 51 136 27 2 6 44 3 4 26 63 .292 .327 .397 .724 112 185 8 0 3 4 2 *3
1973 24 CLE AL 155 636 572 70 156 30 2 11 53 4 8 58 76 .273 .342 .390 .732 105 223 14 3 1 2 8 *3
1974 25 TOT AL 127 499 467 46 119 20 3 6 50 0 1 28 48 .255 .296 .349 .645 86 163 10 0 2 2 2 *3/D
1974 25 CLE AL 17 72 67 8 22 4 0 0 7 0 1 5 5 .328 .375 .388 .763 122 26 1 0 0 0 1 3
1974 25 NYY AL 110 427 400 38 97 16 3 6 43 0 0 23 43 .243 .282 .343 .625 80 137 9 0 2 2 1 3/D
1975 26 NYY AL 150 603 562 66 171 38 4 9 72 0 1 29 50 .304 .336 .434 .770 118 244 19 1 4 6 9 *3
1976 ★ 27 NYY AL 156 676 641 79 188 32 6 17 96 1 0 27 80 .293 .323 .441 .765 124 283 11 3 1 3 1 *3/D AS,MVP-5
1977 28 NYY AL 157 653 600 90 172 32 6 17 90 4 0 45 73 .287 .336 .445 .781 112 267 22 2 0 5 5 *3 MVP-29
1978 29 NYY AL 162 677 625 81 171 26 3 12 90 2 1 41 60 .274 .321 .382 .703 100 239 6 5 1 5 3 *3/D GG
1979 30 NYY AL 149 599 554 61 155 27 3 18 63 3 2 34 53 .280 .324 .437 .761 106 242 9 5 1 5 4 *3D
1980 31 ATL NL 158 663 602 83 170 37 2 18 72 7 3 49 73 .282 .338 .440 .779 114 265 11 4 2 4 6 *3
1981 32 ATL NL 107 455 404 44 110 25 2 8 51 4 1 44 41 .272 .343 .403 .746 109 163 11 1 2 3 10 *3
1982 33 ATL NL 157 598 534 57 144 25 2 20 86 7 3 57 57 .270 .337 .436 .773 112 233 11 0 0 6 13 *3 MVP-23
1983 34 ATL NL 131 514 447 59 125 24 3 20 78 2 7 63 68 .280 .366 .481 .847 126 215 8 0 0 3 15 *3
1984 35 ATL NL 135 455 389 47 100 14 0 9 44 1 2 58 54 .257 .350 .362 .713 96 141 10 1 0 6 12 *3
1985 36 ATL NL 101 189 170 16 40 7 0 3 21 0 0 18 22 .235 .307 .329 .636 75 56 5 0 0 1 4 3
1986 37 ATL NL 97 138 122 13 38 8 0 2 14 0 2 15 24 .311 .384 .426 .810 119 52 2 0 0 1 4 3
1988 39 NYY AL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Yrs 2175 8313 7571 912 2109 392 42 185 972 40 35 632 926 .279 .334 .415 .749 109 3140 166 27 19 56 99
162 Game Avg. 162 619 564 68 157 29 3 14 72 3 3 47 69 .279 .334 .415 .749 109 234 12 2 1 4 7
G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
ATL (7 yrs) 886 3012 2668 319 727 140 9 80 366 21 18 304 339 .272 .345 .422 .767 110 1125 58 6 4 24 64
NYY (7 yrs) 885 3636 3383 415 954 171 25 79 454 10 4 199 360 .282 .323 .417 .740 108 1412 76 16 9 26 23
CLE (4 yrs) 404 1665 1520 178 428 81 8 26 152 9 13 129 227 .282 .339 .397 .735 107 603 32 5 6 6 12
AL (10 yrs) 1289 5301 4903 593 1382 252 33 105 606 19 17 328 587 .282 .328 .411 .739 108 2015 108 21 15 32 35
NL (7 yrs) 886 3012 2668 319 727 140 9 80 366 21 18 304 339 .272 .345 .422 .767 110 1125 58 6 4 24 64

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1971 22 CLE AL 111 458 3 -2 1 -4 -6 -9 -1.2 16 6 0.4 .490 .493 1.0 -1.3 11 3 RoY-1
1972 23 CLE AL 121 499 8 -2 1 0 -7 1 -0.0 18 19 1.9 .501 .501 2.0 -0.9 19 *3
1973 24 CLE AL 155 636 1 -3 -0 3 -8 -7 -0.6 23 16 1.6 .495 .495 1.2 -0.4 12 *3
1974 25 CLE AL 17 72 1 0 0 -3 -1 -3 -0.3 3 -0 -0.0 .482 .498 0.3 -0.5 3 3
1974 25 NYY AL 110 427 -7 1 1 4 -6 -8 -0.8 15 8 0.7 .492 .495 0.3 -0.2 4 3/D
1975 26 NYY AL 150 603 11 -0 -2 8 -8 10 1.2 22 32 3.3 .507 .507 2.4 0.1 24 *3
1976 ★ 27 NYY AL 156 676 15 0 0 8 -9 15 1.8 24 39 4.1 .511 .510 3.2 -0.0 31 *3/D AS,MVP-5
1977 28 NYY AL 157 653 7 2 -3 2 -9 -0 0.1 23 23 2.3 .500 .500 2.1 -0.6 21 $240,000 *3 MVP-29
1978 29 NYY AL 162 677 4 2 2 8 -10 6 0.8 24 31 3.1 .504 .504 2.3 -0.2 23 $240,000 *3/D GG
1979 30 NYY AL 149 599 4 -1 1 2 -9 -3 -0.2 21 18 1.8 .498 .498 1.6 -0.7 16 $240,000 *3D
1980 31 ATL NL 158 663 11 -4 0 6 -9 5 0.4 23 27 2.8 .503 .503 2.0 -0.4 21 *3
1981 32 ATL NL 107 455 2 -1 -1 2 -6 -3 -0.3 16 12 1.3 .497 .498 0.8 -0.4 10 *3
1982 33 ATL NL 157 598 5 -0 -0 9 -8 6 0.7 20 27 2.8 .504 .504 1.6 0.2 17 *3 MVP-23
1983 34 ATL NL 131 514 11 -4 1 -9 -7 -8 -1.0 18 10 0.8 .493 .495 1.8 -1.7 19 *3
1984 35 ATL NL 135 455 -3 0 -0 -6 -5 -15 -1.7 16 0 -0.1 .488 .490 0.5 -1.3 7 *3
1985 36 ATL NL 101 189 -4 -1 0 3 -1 -3 -0.4 6 3 0.3 .496 .498 -0.1 0.2 0 $800,000 3
1986 37 ATL NL 97 138 2 -2 0 -2 -0 -2 -0.2 5 3 0.3 .498 .499 0.5 -0.3 5 $769,452 3
1988 39 NYY AL 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .473 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $62,500
17 Seasons 2175 8313 70 -14 2 31 -108 -19 -1.5 292 273 27.3 .499 .500 23.5 -8.4 242 $2,351,952
Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
ATL (7 yrs) 886 3012 24 -12 0 4 -36 -20 -2.3 103 83 8.1 .497 .498 7.0 -3.7 79 $1,569,452
NYY (7 yrs) 885 3636 33 4 0 32 -50 20 2.8 130 149 15.3 .503 .503 11.9 -1.6 118 $782,500
CLE (4 yrs) 404 1665 12 -6 2 -5 -22 -19 -2.0 59 40 4.0 .495 .496 4.6 -3.1 45

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1976 27 NYY AL ALCS KCR W 5 22 21 5 11 1 1 2 8 2 0 0 1 .524 .500 .952 1.452 20 1 0 0 1 0
1976 27 NYY AL WS CIN L 4 17 16 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .313 .353 .375 .728 6 0 1 0 0 0
1977 28 NYY AL ALCS KCR W 5 20 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 .059 .200 .059 .259 1 0 0 0 0 2
1977 ❍ 28 NYY AL WS LAD W 6 24 24 4 7 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 .292 .292 .500 .792 12 1 0 0 0 0
1978 29 NYY AL ALCS KCR W 4 15 15 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .400 .400 .400 .800 6 0 0 0 0 0
1978 ❍ 29 NYY AL WS LAD W 3 12 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0 0
1982 33 ATL NL NLCS STL L 3 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 1 0 0 0 1
4 Yrs (7 Series) 30 121 114 12 32 4 1 3 15 2 0 5 14 .281 .314 .412 .726 47 3 1 0 1 3
3 ALCS 14 57 53 6 18 1 1 2 10 2 0 3 9 .340 .368 .509 .878 27 1 0 0 1 2
1 NLCS 3 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 1 0 0 0 1
3 WS 13 53 51 6 14 3 0 1 5 0 0 1 5 .275 .302 .392 .694 20 1 1 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1971 CLE AL 22 1B 108 108 103 946.0 1006 943 55 8 85 .992 -4 -6 9.49 9.24 .992 9.59 9.53 RoY-1
1972 CLE AL 23 1B 119 117 114 1057.0 1173 1109 56 8 109 .993 0 0 9.92 9.79 .991 9.75 9.71
1973 CLE AL 24 1B 154 151 147 1361.2 1565 1437 114 14 153 .991 3 3 10.25 10.07 .992 9.86 9.80
1974 TOT AL 25 1B 123 120 115 1074.2 1130 1035 84 11 107 .990 0 0 9.37 9.10 .992 9.70 9.66
1974 CLE AL 25 1B 17 17 17 154.0 171 162 6 3 14 .982 -3 -26 9.82 9.88 .992 9.70 9.66
1974 NYY AL 25 1B 106 103 98 920.2 959 873 78 8 93 .992 4 5 9.30 8.97 .992 9.70 9.66
1974 NYY AL 25 DH 1 0
1975 NYY AL 26 1B 147 146 142 1299.1 1340 1222 106 12 113 .991 8 8 9.20 9.03 .990 9.84 9.81
1976 NYY AL 27 1B 155 154 149 1400.0 1558 1440 109 9 123 .994 8 7 9.96 9.99 .992 9.85 9.89 AS,MVP-5
1976 NYY AL 27 DH 1 1 AS,MVP-5
1977 NYY AL 28 1B 157 150 149 1356.1 1482 1368 98 16 129 .989 2 2 9.73 9.34 .990 10.02 9.95 MVP-29
1978 NYY AL 29 1B 155 154 147 1367.2 1481 1366 111 4 119 .997 8 7 9.72 9.53 .992 10.05 9.95 GG
1978 NYY AL 29 DH 7 7 GG
1979 NYY AL 30 1B 134 132 130 1171.2 1401 1299 95 7 135 .995 2 2 10.71 10.40 .992 10.08 9.96
1979 NYY AL 30 DH 16 14
1980 ATL NL 31 1B 158 158 148 1373.0 1739 1626 101 12 140 .993 6 5 11.32 10.93 .992 10.16 10.17
1981 ATL NL 32 1B 107 107 99 949.0 1144 1046 94 4 83 .997 2 3 10.81 10.65 .992 10.22 10.25
1982 ATL NL 33 1B 151 137 130 1261.1 1500 1352 138 10 144 .993 9 9 10.63 9.87 .992 10.23 10.26 MVP-23
1983 ATL NL 34 1B 126 122 108 1050.1 1186 1092 89 5 117 .996 -9 -10 10.12 9.37 .992 9.96 9.92
1984 ATL NL 35 1B 109 103 82 889.1 1074 996 70 8 84 .993 -6 -9 10.79 9.78 .992 9.86 9.83
1985 ATL NL 36 1B 39 27 25 271.1 325 299 25 1 31 .997 3 13 10.75 8.31 .993 10.06 10.05
1986 ATL NL 37 1B 20 12 10 128.1 148 141 6 1 15 .993 -2 -19 10.31 7.35 .992 9.94 9.95
16 Seasons 1B 1962 1898 1798 16957.0 19252 17771 1351 130 1687 .993 31 2 10.15 9.75 .992 9.95 9.92
17 Seasons TOT 1962 1898 1798 16957.0 19252 17771 1351 130 1687 .993 31 2 10.15 9.75 .992 9.95 9.92
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1994 BBWAA ()

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1976 AL (5, 21%)
1977 AL (29, 0%)
1982 NL (23, 1%)
0.22 Career Shares (724th)

Gold Gloves
1978 AL (1B)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1977 Aug 14th AL Player of the Week
1983 Jul 10th NL Player of the Week

Batting Average s c a p y
1975 AL  .304 (9th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1983 NL  .481 (7th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1983 NL  .847 (8th)

Games Played s c a p y
1978 AL  162 (2nd)
1980 NL  158 (10th)
1981 NL  107 (5th)
Career  2,175 (146th)

At Bats s c a p y
1976 AL  641 (2nd)
1978 AL  625 (5th)
1981 NL  404 (10th)
Career  7,571 (198th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1978 AL  677 (9th)
1981 NL  455 (9th)
Career  8,313 (217th)

Hits s c a p y
1975 AL  171 (10th)
1976 AL  188 (3rd)
1978 AL  171 (7th)
Career  2,109 (219th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1976 AL  283 (2nd)
1980 NL  265 (9th)
Career  3,140 (246th)

Doubles s c a p y
1972 AL  27 (10th)
1973 AL  30 (3rd)
1975 AL  38 (3rd)
1976 AL  32 (6th)
1980 NL  37 (6th)
1981 NL  25 (5th)
Career  392 (196th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1976 AL  96 (4th)

Singles s c a p y
1976 AL  133 (9th)
1978 AL  130 (7th)
Career  1,490 (207th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1976 AL  90 (10th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1976 AL  55 (6th)
1980 NL  57 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1980 NL  4 (10th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
Career  56 (250th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1973 AL  8 (9th)
1981 NL  10 (4th)
1982 NL  13 (10th)
1983 NL  15 (6th)
1984 NL  12 (9th)
Career  99 (125th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
1975 AL  19 (5th)
1977 AL  22 (3rd)
Career  166 (204th)

AB per HR s c a p y
1983 NL  22.4 (9th)

Outs Made s c a p y
1976 AL  468 (10th)
1978 AL  467 (10th)
Career  5,738 (192nd)

Putoutss c a p y
1973 AL  1,437 (2nd)
1974 AL  1,035 (3rd)
1975 AL  1,222 (2nd)
1976 AL  1,440 (2nd)
1978 AL  1,366 (3rd)
1979 AL  1,299 (5th)
1980 NL  1,626 (1st)
1981 NL  1,046 (2nd)
Career  17,771 (26th)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
1973 AL  154 (2nd)
1974 AL  123 (3rd)
1975 AL  147 (1st)
1976 AL  155 (2nd)
1977 AL  157 (3rd)
1978 AL  155 (2nd)
1980 NL  158 (3rd)
1981 NL  107 (2nd)
Career  1,962 (23rd)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
1973 AL  1,437 (2nd)
1974 AL  1,035 (2nd)
1975 AL  1,222 (2nd)
1976 AL  1,440 (2nd)
1978 AL  1,366 (3rd)
1979 AL  1,299 (5th)
1980 NL  1,626 (1st)
1981 NL  1,046 (2nd)
Career  17,771 (23rd)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
1973 AL  114 (2nd)
1974 AL  84 (2nd)
1975 AL  106 (2nd)
1976 AL  109 (3rd)
1978 AL  111 (2nd)
1979 AL  95 (4th)
1980 NL  101 (4th)
1981 NL  94 (1st)
1982 NL  138 (2nd)
1983 NL  89 (5th)
1984 NL  70 (5th)
Career  1,351 (16th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1971 AL  8 (5th)
1973 AL  14 (1st)
1974 AL  11 (4th)
1975 AL  12 (4th)
1976 AL  9 (5th)
1977 AL  16 (2nd)
1980 NL  12 (3rd)
1984 NL  8 (4th)
Career  130 (75th)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
1972 AL  109 (3rd)
1973 AL  153 (2nd)
1974 AL  107 (3rd)
1975 AL  113 (3rd)
1976 AL  123 (4th)
1978 AL  119 (5th)
1979 AL  135 (3rd)
1980 NL  140 (2nd)
1981 NL  83 (4th)
1982 NL  144 (1st)
1983 NL  117 (5th)
Career  1,687 (8th)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
1973 AL  3 (3rd)
1975 AL  8 (1st)
1976 AL  8 (4th)
1978 AL  8 (2nd)
1980 NL  6 (2nd)
1981 NL  3 (2nd)
1982 NL  9 (2nd)
1985 NL  3 (3rd)
Career  31 (31st)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
1971 AL  9.49 (5th)
1972 AL  9.92 (4th)
1973 AL  10.25 (4th)
1976 AL  9.96 (4th)
1979 AL  10.71 (1st)
1980 NL  11.32 (1st)
1981 NL  10.81 (2nd)
1982 NL  10.63 (5th)
1983 NL  10.12 (5th)
1984 NL  10.79 (3rd)
Career  10.20 (12th)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
1971 AL  9.24 (4th)
1972 AL  9.79 (1st)
1973 AL  10.07 (2nd)
1974 AL  9.10 (3rd)
1976 AL  9.99 (2nd)
1979 AL  10.40 (1st)
1980 NL  10.93 (1st)
1981 NL  10.65 (2nd)
1982 NL  9.87 (5th)
1984 NL  9.78 (2nd)
Career  9.75 (83rd)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
1972 AL  .993 (4th)
1974 AL  .990 (2nd)
1975 AL  .991 (4th)
1976 AL  .994 (3rd)
1978 AL  .997 (1st)
1979 AL  .995 (3rd)
1981 NL  .997 (4th)
1983 NL  .996 (2nd)
1984 NL  .993 (5th)
Career  .993 (68th)

Oldest s c a p y
1988 AL  born 1948-12-26 (10th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 38 (661), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 16 (972), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 15 (1121), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (93rd), 27.4 career WAR/20.3 7yr-peak WAR/23.8 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.4 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1977 28 New York Yankees $240,000 ? 4/23/77 TSN 5/$1.2MM; 4/23/77 TSN salary survey says $200K
1978 29 New York Yankees $240,000 ? 4/23/77 TSN 5/$1.2MM
1979 30 New York Yankees $240,000 ? 4/23/77 TSN 5/$1.2MM
1980 31 New York Yankees $240,000 ? 4/23/77 TSN 5/$1.2MM
1981 32 New York Yankees $240,000 ? 4/23/77 TSN 5/$1.2MM; 4/4/81 TSN says $185,000
1985 36 Atlanta Braves $800,000 ? 3/3/86 TSN
1986 37 Atlanta Braves $769,452 ? 1986 USA Today survey
1988 39 New York Yankees $62,500 ? 12/13/88 NYT
Career to date (may be incomplete)$2,831,952
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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