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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Bret William Saberhagen
Stat Years
1983-2001  [mlb] 1984-2001
6-1 / 200
Right / Right
P (444)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Cleveland (Reseda,CA)
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #19 (#480 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Al Kubski
MLB Debut
1984-04-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.358)
Service Time
KCA [9] BOS [5] NYN [4] COL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 521 ... retro id: sabeb001 ... mlbam id: 121604
Father of Drew Saberhagen
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On Base

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