Saturday, January 07, 2006

2005 Baseball Final Payrolls List

Final 2005 payrolls for the 30 major league teams, as determined by the commissioner's office:

( Figures include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses for players on Aug. 31 rosters and disabled lists. In some cases, parts of salaries deferred without interest are discounted to reflect present-day values. )


N.Y. Yankees- $207,152,931 ( Highest payroll in the history of the sport!)

Boston- 116,640,070
New York Mets- 103,985,823
Los Angeles Angels- 96,951,322
Philadelphia- 94,848,907
Los Angeles Dodgers- 87,753,000
St. Louis- 87,368,220
Atlanta- 85,873,582
San Francisco- 83,316,989
Baltimore- 81,041,711
Chicago Cubs- 76,598,500
Houston 76,186,763
Chicago White Sox- 73,162,000
Seattle- 70,513,167
Detroit- 68,751,682
San Diego- 66,333,633
Washington- 62,866,000
Arizona- 60,803,968
Oakland- 58,425,354
Minnesota- 56,338,000
Florida- 56,273,212
Texas- 49,870,201
Cincinnati- 49,501,275
Toronto- 45,698,000
Milwaukee- 42,752,833
Cleveland- 40,684,100
Kansas City- 34,903,000
Colorado- 32,504,000
Pittsburgh- 30,139,200
Tampa Bay- 26,615,413


Well, I'm not surprised with the Yankees being first or the Red Sox being second, but I didn't realize who high the Met's and Angel's payrolls are. And how come the Texas Rangers are so low?

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