Baseball Payrolls, List

Updated: August 16, 2006, 1:34 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Payrolls and average salaries for the opening day rosters of the 30 major league teams. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses. In some cases, parts of salaries deferred without interest are discounted to reflect present-day values.

TeamPayrollAverage
NY Yankees198,662,1807,095,078
Boston120,100,5244,448,168
Los Angeles Angels103,625,3334,145,013
Chicago White Sox102,875,6673,956,756
New York Mets100,901,0853,880,811
Los Angeles Dodgers99,176,9503,673,220
Chicago Cubs94,841,1673,387,185
Houston92,551,5033,559,673
Atlanta92,461,8523,188,340
San Francisco90,862,0633,634,483
St. Louis88,441,2183,401,585
Seattle88,324,5003,397,096
Philadelphia88,273,3333,269,383
Detroit82,302,0693,048,225
Baltimore72,585,7132,592,347
Toronto71,915,0002,663,519
San Diego69,725,1792,490,185
Texas65,468,1302,111,875
Minnesota63,810,0482,454,233
Washington63,267,5002,108,917
Oakland62,322,0542,492,882
Cincinnati59,489,0152,124,608
Arizona59,221,2262,277,739
Cleveland56,795,8672,271,835
Milwaukee56,790,0002,271,600
Kansas City47,294,0001,630,828
Pittsburgh46,867,7501,673,848
Colorado41,133,0001,371,100
Tampa Bay35,417,9671,264,927
Florida14,998,500576,865


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