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John Burkett

Full Name: John David Burkett
Born: November 28, 1964 in New Brighton, PA
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 210
Bats: Right Throws:Right
Personal: Married to Laura; three children – twins Maxwell & Avery (10/25/94) & Reid Elizabeth (11/7/95)
MLB Debut: Sep 15, 1987
Resides: Southlake, TX


Notes

  • 1999 Texas Rangers Harold McKinney “Good Guy of the Year” Award
  • Also competes in the Professional Bowlers Tour

Team History

  • 1987-1994: San Francisco Giants (originally drafted Jun 1983)
  • 1994-1995: Texas Rangers (via trade for Rich Aurilia & Desi Wilson on Dec 22, 1994)
  • 1995-1996: Florida Marlins (as free agent on April 9, 1995)
  • 1996-1999: Texas Rangers (via trade for Ryan Dempster & PTBNL (Rick Helling) on Aug 8, 1996 – GFA Nov 1, 1999)
  • 2000 : Tampa Bay Devil Rays (as a free agent on January 17, 2000 – released Mar 29, 2000)
  • 2000-2001: Atlanta Braves (as a free agent on Mar 28, 2000 – GFA Nov 6, 2001)
  • 2002-2003: Boston Red Sox (as a free agent on Dec 19, 2001)
  • Retired – Feb 2004

Salary History

  • 2003: $5.5 Million
  • 2002: $5.5 Million
  • 2001: $1,750,000
  • 2000: $750,000
  • 1999: $4 Million
  • 1998: $4 Million
  • 1997: $3,550,000
  • 1996: $3,550,000
  • 1995: $3,350,000
  • 1994: $3,550,000
  • 1993: $1.7 Million
  • 1992: $375,000
  • 1991: $230,000
  • 1990: $100,000

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