Yankees spent record $218.3 million on '07 payroll
NEW YORK -- The Yankees did finish first in something last year -- spending.
While their streak of AL East titles ended at nine, the Yankees wound up with a record payroll of $218.3 million.
The World Series champion Boston Red Sox were a distant second
at $155.4 million, according to information received by clubs from
the commissioner's office. The Los Angeles Dodgers were third at
$125.6 million, followed by the New York Mets ($120.9 million),
Chicago Cubs ($115.9 ...
Read full story