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Ken Caminiti

Full Name: Kenneth Gene Caminiti
Born: April 21, 1963 in Hanford, CA
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 200
Bats: Both Throws: Right
Personal: Wife (Nancy), 3 daughters (Kendall Marie (6/17/91), Lindsay Lee (8/14/93), & Nicole Patricia (1/23/97))
MLB Debut: June 8, 1991
Final Game: October 7, 2001
Died: October 10, 2004 of heart failure due to drugs


Notes

  • During 2001, Ken wore uniform number 11 during spring training, but switched to 41 for the first couple of games of the year, and then switched back to 11 shortly after the start of the season.
  • 3 Time NL All-Star (1996, 1997, 1994)
  • 3 Time 3B Gold Glove

Team History

  • 1987-1994: Houston Astros (originally drafted June 1984)
  • 1995-1998: San Diego Padres (via trade with Steve Finley, Andujar Cedeno, Roberto Pentagine, Brian Williams & PTBNL (Sean Fesh) for Phil Plantier, Derek Bell, Pedro Martinez, Doug Brocail, Craig Shipley, & Ricky Guiterrez on Dec 28, 1994 – GFA Oct 23, 1998)
  • 1999-2000: Houston Astros (as a free agent Nov 15, 1998 – GFA Oct 30, 2000)
  • 2001: Texas Rangers (as a free agent Dec 9, 2000 – released Jul 2, 1001)
  • 2001: Atlanta Braves (as a free agent on Jul 5, 2001 – GFA Nov 6, 2001)
  • Retired

Salary History

  • 2001: $3.5 Million
  • 2000: $4.5 Million
  • 1999: $4.5 Million
  • 1998: $3.5 Million
  • 1997: $3.15 Million
  • 1996: $3.275 Million
  • 1995: $4.6 Million
  • 1994: $3.25 Million
  • 1993: $3.15 Million
  • 1992: $1.5 Million
  • 1991: $2.2 Million
  • 1990: $240,000
  • 1989: $129,000
  • 1988: $62,500

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