Doyle Alexander Trades and Transactions

The Doyle Alexander trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Doyle Alexander has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

"(Doyle) Alexander usually starts batters off with a slider, which he keeps low. He will come back with breaking balls, spot the fastball on the corner, then tinker with a change, whether ahead or behind in the count. He does not give in to batters by walking them, and will make them hit a low breaking ball if he can." - The Scouting Report: 1984
Doyle Alexander

Doyle Alexander Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#677)
Doyle Alexander Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#677)

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Birth Name: Doyle Lafayette Alexander
Nickname: None
Born On: 09-04-1950  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Cordova, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On: Still Living
Place of Death Data Died In: Still Living
Cemetery: n/a
High School: Woodlawn High School (Birmingham, AL)
College: Jefferson Junior College
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Right Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 6-03 Player Weight Chart Weight: 205
First Game: 06-26-1971 (Age 20)
Last Game: 09-27-1989
Draft: 1968 : 9th Round (185th)
Doyle Alexander

Trades & Transactions

06-07-1968 Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in the 9th round of the free-agent draft (June 7, 1968).
12-02-1971 Traded by Los Angeles Dodgers with Bob O'Brien , Sergio Robles and Royle Stillman to Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Frank Robinson and Pete Richert (December 2, 1971).
06-15-1976 Traded by Baltimore Orioles with Ken Holtzman , Grant Jackson , Elrod Hendricks and Jimmy Freeman to New York Yankees in exchange for Rudy May , Tippy Martinez , Dave Pagan , Scott McGregor and Rick Dempsey (June 15, 1976).
11-01-1976 Granted free agency (November 1, 1976).
11-23-1976 Signed by Texas Rangers (November 23, 1976).
12-06-1979 Traded by Texas Rangers with Larvell Blanks and $50000 to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Adrian Devine and Pepe Frias (December 6, 1979).
12-12-1980 Traded by Atlanta Braves to San Francisco Giants in exchange for John Montefusco and Craig Landis (December 12, 1980).
03-30-1982 Traded by San Francisco Giants to New York Yankees in exchange for Andy McGaffigan and Ted Wilborn (March 30, 1982).
05-31-1983 Released by New York Yankees (May 31, 1983).
06-21-1983 Signed by Toronto Blue Jays (June 21, 1983).
07-06-1986 Traded by Toronto Blue Jays to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Duane Ward (July 6, 1986).
11-12-1986 Granted free agency (November 12, 1986).
05-05-1987 Signed by Atlanta Braves (May 5, 1987).
08-12-1987 Traded by Atlanta Braves to Detroit Tigers in exchange for John Smoltz (August 12, 1987).
10-24-1988 Granted free agency (October 24, 1988).
01-13-1989 Signed by Detroit Tigers (January 13, 1989).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Doyle Alexander trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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