NEW YORK (AP) -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.
Team Payroll Average
N.Y. Yankees $201,689,030 $6,722,968
Philadelphia 172,976,381 5,765,879
Boston 161,407,476 5,978,055
Los Angeles Angels 138,998,524 4,483,823
Chicago White Sox 129,285,539 4,788,353
Chicago Cubs 125,480,664 5,228,361
New York Mets 120,147,310 4,290,975
San Francisco 118,216,333 4,378,383
Minnesota 112,737,000 4,509,480
Detroit 105,705,232 3,915,009
St. Louis 105,433,572 3,904,947
Los Angeles Dodgers 103,788,990 3,459,633
Texas 92,299,265 3,182,733
Colorado 87,998,071 3,384,541
Atlanta 87,003,192 3,346,277
Seattle 86,424,600 2,880,820
Milwaukee 85,497,333 2,849,911
Baltimore 85,304,038 3,280,925
Cincinnati 76,181,365 2,539,379
Houston 70,694,000 2,437,724
Oakland 66,536,500 2,376,304
Washington 63,681,929 2,195,929
Toronto 62,517,800 2,016,703
Florida 56,944,000 2,190,154
Arizona 53,639,833 1,986,660
Cleveland 49,188,867 1,639,629
Pittsburgh 46,047,000 1,534,900
San Diego 45,869,140 1,479,650
Tampa Bay 41,932,171 1,612,776
Kansas City 36,126,400 1,338,015

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