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Ken Griffey Jr.

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Seattle Mariners Right Field Age: 50 Exp: Years Bat/Throw: /
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 1987 Agent(s): Brian Goldberg

Mariners – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,350,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,350,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2024Deferred

    Contract: 16 yr(s) / $57,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,593,750
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,000,000
    Free Agent: 2010 / UFA

    2000-2008

    Contract: 9 yr(s) / $116,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $12,944,444
    Free Agent: 2009 / UFA

    1997-1999

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $34,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $8,500,000
    Free Agent: 2000 / UFA

    1993-1996

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,000,000
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 1997 / UFA

    1991-1992

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $2,725,000
    Signing Bonus $25,000
    Average Salary $1,362,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1990-1990

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $180,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $180,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1989-1989

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $68,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $68,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1987-1987Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $160,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $160,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1987 Player Cash Earnings - $160,000 - $160,000
    1989 Player Cash Earnings $68,000 - - $68,000
    1990 Player Cash Earnings $180,000 - $30,000 $210,000
    1991 Player Cash Earnings $535,000 - $165,000 $700,000
    1992 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - $25,000 $2,025,000
    1993 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $2,000,000 $150,000 $5,650,000
    1994 Player Cash Earnings $4,450,000 - $150,000 $4,600,000
    1995 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $100,000 $7,100,000
    1996 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $150,000 $7,150,000
    1997 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 $1,500,000 $375,000 $9,125,000
    1998 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 $1,000,000 $150,000 $7,650,000
    1999 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $125,000 $7,125,000
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $1,967,741 - - $1,967,741
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $4,032,259 - - $4,032,259
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000
    2009* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000
    2010* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2011* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2012* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2013* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2014* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2015* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2016* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2017* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2018* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2019* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2020* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    Est. Earnings
    (22 seasons)
    $151,958,000 $4,660,000 $1,420,000 $158,038,000
    2021* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2022* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2023* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    2024* Player Cash Earnings $3,593,750 - - $3,593,750
    $166,333,000 $4,660,000 $1,420,000 $172,413,000
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    13 seasons Player Cash Earnings $49,833,000 $4,660,000 - $55,913,000
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $96,157,259 - - $96,157,259
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,967,741 - - $5,967,741
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jun 2 2010Retired from Professional Baseball
    Nov 11 2009Signed a 1 year $2.35 million extension with Seattle
    Feb 18 2009Signed a 1 year $2 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Oct 30 2008Chicago (CWS) declined a $16.5 million option for 2009
    Jul 31 2008Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Cincinnati (CIN) with cash considerations for Nick Masset and Danny Richar
    Feb 10 2000Signed a 9 year $116.5 million contract with Cincinnati (CIN)
    Feb 10 2000Traded to Cincinnati (CIN) from Seattle (SEA) for Brett Tomko, Mike Cameron, Antonio Perez and Jake Meyer
    Feb 1 1996Signed a 4 year $34 million extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Dec 1 1992Signed a 4 year $24 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 1 1991Signed a 2 year $2.535 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 1 1990Signed a 1 year $180,000 contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 1 1989Signed a 1 year $68,000 contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 10 1987Signed a contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 2 1987Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 1 (#1 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Ken Griffey Jr., and the financial implications.

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