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Josh Hamilton

Full Name: Joshua Holt Hamilton
Born: May 21, 1981 in Raliegh, NC
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 235
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Married (Katie), daughters (Julia Shea – 3/14/01, Sierra Elise – 8/22/05, Michaela Grace – 8/14/08)
Resides: Apex, NC
MLB Debut: Apr 2, 2007
Contract Status: Signed through 2012


Team History

  • 1999-2006: Tampa Bay Devil Rays (via the draft June 1999; first overall pick)
  • 2007: Chicago Cubs (via rule 5 draft on Dec 7, 2006)
  • 2007: Cincinnati Reds (via trade for $ on Dec 7, 2006 – same day as Cubs move)
  • 2008-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade for Edinson Volquez & Danny Herrera on Dec 21, 2007)
  • 2013- : Anaheim Angels (as a free agent on ??)

Salary History

  • 2012: $13.75 Million
  • 2011: $7.25 Million (plus $3M signing bonus)
  • 2010: $3.25 Million
  • 2009: $555,000
  • 2008: $396,830
  • 2007: $380,000

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