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Todd Van Poppel

Full Name: Todd Matthew Van Poppel
Born: December 9, 1971 in Hinsdale, IL
Height: 6’5″ Weight: 235
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Alecia – 10/19/96), Daughter (Halee Madison – 7/18/99), Son (Tate Matthew – 8/16/01)
Resides: Southlake, TX
MLB Debut: Sep 11, 1991


Notes

  • Named National High School Player of the Year in 1990 with 11-3 record and 0.97 ERA at Martin HS in Arlington, TX

Team History

  • 1991-1996: Oakland Athletics (originally drafted Jun 1990)
  • 1996: Detroit Tigers (off waivers Aug 6, 1996)
  • 1997: California Angels (off waivers Nov 12, 1996)
  • 1997: Kansas City Royals (as a free agent on Apr 17, 1997)
  • 1997-1998: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jun 20, 1997)
  • 1998-1999: Pittsburgh Pirates (via trade with Warren Morris for Esteban Loaiza on 7/18/98) – 99 was all minor leagues
  • 2000-2001: Chicago Cubs (as a minor league free agent on Nov 22, 1999)
  • 2002-2003: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Nov 26, 2001 – DFA on May 27, 2003, released Jun 4, 2003)
  • 2003-2004: Cincinnati Reds (as a minor league free agent on Jun 12, 2003 – DFA Jul 10, 2003, resigned – GFA Dec 7, 2004)
  • 2005: New York Mets (as a minor league free agent around Feb 14, 2005)
  • Retired – March 8, 2005

Salary History

  • 2005: Unknown
  • 2004: $3 Million
  • 2003: $2.5 Million
  • 2002: $2 Million
  • 2001: $850,000
  • 2000: Unknown
  • 1999: Unknown
  • 1998: $300,000
  • 1997: Unknown
  • 1996: $318,000
  • 1995: $397,000
  • 1994: $397,000
  • 1993: $454,000

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