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John Thomson

Full Name: John Carl Thomson
Born: October 1, 1973 in Vicksburg, MS
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 187
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Kelly – 11/11/00)
Resides: Sulphur, LA
MLB Debut: May 11, 1997


Team History

  • 1993-2002: Colorado Rockies (drafted June 1993)
  • 2002: New York Mets (via trade with Mark Little for Jay Payton, Mark Corey, & Robert Stratton on Jul 31, 2002)
  • 2003: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 3, 2003)
  • 2004-2006: Atlanta Braves (as a free agent on Dec 9, 2003)
  • 2007: Toronto Blue Jays (as a free agent on Jan 9, 2007 – released Jun 20, 2007)
  • 2007: Kansas City Royals (as a free agent on Jun 22, 2007 – EFA Nov 2, 2007)
  • Unknown status as of Feb 5, 2008, presumed still free agent

Salary History

  • 2007: $500,000 (plus incentives)
  • 2006: $4.75 Million
  • 2005: $3.75 Million
  • 2004: $1.75 Million
  • 2003: $1.25 Million
  • 2002: $1.1 Million
  • 2001: $300,000
  • 2000: $300,000
  • 1999: $300,000
  • 1998: $210,000
  • 1997: $150,000

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