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Eric Yelding

+ Played in Major Leagues 1989-1993
Positions: SS-504, OF-391, 2B-163, 3B-13
Proper Name: Eric Girard Yelding
Born: February 22, 1965 (50.010) in Montrose, Alabama
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 165 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Fairhope (Fairhope,AL)
College: Chipola College
Drafted: 1984 -- 1st round (19th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (Jan-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 9,1989 (24.046)
TBC Player ID:19988
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Organizations:TOR, HOU, CHN, CLE, SEA
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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.
    Released by Reds.
    Signed as Free Agent by Reds.
    Released by White Sox.
    Traded by Astros to White Sox for Rich Scheid.
    Claimed on waivers by Astros from Cubs.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 1st round (19th overall) of 1984 Amateur Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    1993Chicago Cubs$ 225,0005012245$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Houston Astros$ 109,000680380$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Houston Astros$ 260,0004201140$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Houston Astros$ 100,000649440$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Houston Astros$ 68,0006082714$ 62,500$ 429,802

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