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Danny Kolb

Full Name: Daniel Lee Kolb, Jr.
Born: March 29, 1975 in Sterling, IL
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 215
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Joy – 11/7/01), daughter (Sidney Lee – 3/21/98)
Resides: Sterling, IL
MLB Debut: June 4, 1999
Agent: Scott Boras


Notes

  • Is the cousin of Gary Kolb, former outfielder with several teams from 1960-1969 (Cardinals, Braves, Mets, & Pirates)

Team History

  • Originally drafted Jun 1993 by the Minnesota Twins, did not sign.
  • 1999-2003: Texas Rangers (via draft in Jun 1995 – waived Mar 26, 2003)
  • 2003-2004: Milwaukee Brewers (as a minor league free agent on Apr 3, 2003)
  • 2005: Atlanta Braves (via trade for Jose Capellan & Alec Zumwalt on Dec 11, 2004)
  • 2006: Milwaukee Brewers (via trade for Wes Obermueller on Dec 7, 2005 – GFA Dec 21, 2005)
  • 2007: Pittsburgh Pirates (as a minor league free agent on Feb 3, 2007)
  • 2008- : Boston Red Sox (as a minor league free agent on Jan 22, 2008)

Salary History

  • 2008: $650,000
  • 2007: $1.25 Million (if on 2007 Opening Day Roster)
  • 2006: Unknown
  • 2005: $3.4 Million
  • 2004: $1.5 Million (+ addtl 175k in bonuses)
  • 2003: $300,000 (presumably)
  • 2002: $260,000
  • 2001: $202,500
  • 2000: $200,000 (presumably)
  • 1999: $200,000

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