Bret Boone Trades and Transactions

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

"On the last day of the 1998 season, the Reds helped Bret Boone make baseball trivia history by starting the only infield ever composed of two sets of brothers ( Box Score ): first baseman Stephen Larkin , second baseman Bret Boone, future Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin , and their baseman Aaron Boone . During a 1991 interview, Ray Boone said: 'Bret came out of the womb hitting. He lived with us when Bob was doing his six months military service. Bret was barely two years old, but ever day I'd be out there in the backyard throwing Wiffle balls him. Bret crushed so many balls over the house that I called [former manager] Dave Garcia and told him to come watch the kid. Dave took one look at his swing and offered to sign him.'" - Author Hal Brodley in How Baseball Explains America (Triumph Books, 05/01/2015, Page 85)
Bret Boone

Bret Boone Autograph on a 1997 Fleer (#290)
Bret Boone Autograph on a 1997 Fleer (#290)

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Birth Name: Bret Robert Boone
Nickname: None
Born On: 04-06-1969  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In: El Cajon, California
Year of Death Data Died On: Still Living
Place of Death Data Died In: Still Living
Cemetery: n/a
High School: El Dorado High School (Placentia, CA)
College: University of Southern California
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Right Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 5-10 Player Weight Chart Weight: 180
First Game: 08-19-1992 (Age 23)
Last Game: 07-30-2005
Draft: 1990 : 5th Round (131st)
Bret Boone

Trades & Transactions

06-02-1987 Selected by Minnesota Twins in the 28th round of the free-agent draft - did not sign (June 2, 1987).
06-04-1990 Selected by Seattle Mariners in the 5th round of the free-agent draft (June 4, 1990 - signed June 8, 1990).
11-02-1993 Traded by Seattle Mariners with Erik Hanson to Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Dan Wilson and Bobby Ayala (November 2, 1993).
11-10-1998 Traded by Cincinnati Reds with Mike Remlinger to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Rob Bell , Denny Neagle and Michael Tucker (November 10, 1998).
12-22-1999 Traded by Atlanta Braves with Ryan Klesko and Jason Shiell to San Diego Padres in exchange for Wally Joyner , Reggie Sanders and Quilvio Veras (December 22, 1999).
10-31-2000 Granted free agency (October 31, 2000).
12-22-2000 Signed by Seattle Mariners (December 22, 2000).
11-05-2001 Granted free agency (November 5, 2001).
12-07-2001 Signed by Seattle Mariners (December 7, 2001).
07-11-2005 Sent to Minnesota Twins by Seattle Mariners for future considerations (July 11, 2005).
07-31-2005 Released by Minnesota Twins (July 31, 2005).
02-19-2008 Signed by Washington Nationals (February 19, 2008).
11-03-2008 Granted free agency (November 3, 2008).

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 Bret Boone 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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