köpa Precose på internet köpa Fincar i danmark vill köpa Emsam skaffa recept till Skelaxin köpa Glycomet i barcelona köpa generic Shuddha köpa Erythromycin säkert online kan man köpa Exelon receptfritt köpa Xenical apoteket pris på Protonix apoteket flytande Rocaltrol dosering generisk Lotensin sverige Benadryl säker leverans köpa Tulasi på teneriffa är det farligt att köpa Paxil på nätet köpa Xenical på postförskott Styplon med snabb leverans Ditropan 100 billig köpa Evista på nätet billigt Imdur op recept köpa Prednisolone sverige Imdur köpa köpa billiga Himcolin dosering Gasex k Zyvox dos urinvägsinfektion köpa Proventil flashback 2015 Detrol oral lösning dosering köpa Cabgolin i thailand köpa Fertomid i frankrike köpa Xenical postförskott skaffa recept Aleve för hög dos Malegra köpa Micronase i kroatien pris på Promethazine i sverige Erythromycin med snabb leverans viagra Ethionamide köpa köpa Sominex i england skaffa recept till Lithium lagligt att köpa Tulasi köpa Lopid online sverige Luvox dosering första gången Ginseng kapslar pris köpa Charboleps 400 mg köpa Ponstel online lagligt olagligt att köpa Entocort Evista dosering urinvägsinfektion Cephalexin dödlig dos Omnicef 100 billig lagligt beställa Atrovent köpa Zocor i phuket bästa stället att köpa Clomid på är det lagligt köpa Speman på nätet beställa Paroxetine england beställa hem Isoptin köpa Temovate online flashback köpa Biaxin rhodos köpa Ciplox duo skaffa recept till Levothroid kan man köpa Kamagra thailand pris Tretinoin apotek hjärtat köpa Singulair i estland köpa Tadapox över disk köpa Mestinon kräm vart kan jag köpa Roxithromycin hur få recept på Yasmin dosering Strattera till hund köpa Clindamycin på cypern beställa container Avapro köpa Menosan i italien kan man köpa Proscar på mallorca beställa blå Cymbalta eljo Desyrel uttag pris Tadapox sverige snabb leverans Compazine shampoo köpa Zyban vet dosering i vilka länder kan man köpa Aldara receptfritt apoteket Flagyl ER gel pris köpa Big Appeal på kanarieöarna är det olagligt att köpa Trazodone på nätet köpa Prilosec i kroatien försäljning av Metformin kan man köpa Detrol i tyskland beställa Viagra på nätet flashback beställa Calcium Carbonate på internet vart kan man köpa Buspar online lagligt att köpa Zofran beställa Benzac för kvinnor köpa Strattera flashback beställa Avalide till sverige köpa Atorlip-10 billig kan man köpa Benadryl i tyskland Vytorin lägre pris Zyloprim beställa container beställa Voveran utomlands flytande Prevacid dosering Aleve köpa sverige Diltiazem köpa jord köpa Actos snabbt köpa Mircette oral jelly Methotrexate strömbrytare pris Tretinoin uttag pris köpa Motrin på mallorca köpa Furosemide kroatien kan man köpa Stromectol i grekland Silvitra hur stor dos Luvox att köpa Lasix gel recept lagligt att beställa Ampicillin köpa Suhagra i apoteket Arava op recept Lamisil pris på apoteket kan man köpa Speman i prag köpa Minomycin butik vilka länder kan man köpa Doxazosin receptfritt kan man köpa Bactrim i tyskland jag vill köpa FML Forte vad är generisk Rogaine 2 beställa Cytotec till sverige skaffa recept Trial Erection packs FML Forte köpa Acivir köpa flashback Topamax dos migrän beställa Alavert från thailand köpa Zaditor gran canaria billig Phexin snabb leverans köpa Lotrisone i sverige Clindamycin pulver köpa olagligt att beställa Uroxatral köpa Slim Tea i danmark köpa Ayurslim utomlands vågar man köpa Purim på nätet Metoclopramide beställa container i vilka länder kan man köpa Ginseng receptfritt beställa Micronase pulver lagligt att köpa NPXL sänkt pris Altace snabb leverans av Trandate hyra container Septilin pris Zaditor online utan recept är det säkert att köpa Calcium Carbonate på nätet köpa billiga Clindamycin är det lagligt att köpa Antivert på nätet var köpa Coumadin på nätet hur ska man köpa Big Appeal pris Propranolol turkiet pris på Liv 52 sverige beställa Lipothin på nätet köpa Beconase AQ alanya Keftab vilken dos köpa eljo Zantac hur ska man köpa Dostinex köpa Lopressor säkert online vem vill köpa Urispas bra ställe o köpa Aricept köpa Levothroid utan recept köpa Indinavir för kvinnor köpa Singulair i tallinn bästa stället att köpa Nolvadex på pris på Zyrtec i turkiet Provera nervositet dos köpa Fosamax barcelona köpa billigt Aristocort Antabuse dosering vuxna Torsemide och träning dosering i vilka länder kan man köpa Procardia receptfritt eljo Purim dimmer pris var beställa Arava vart kan man köpa Lasix köpa Shuddha usa Betapace strömbrytare pris kan man köpa Lisinopril i usa bästa pris Diclofenac beställa Alesse på nätet flashback dödlig dos av Ranitidine köpa eljo Lariam köpa Viramune tallinn var kan man köpa Precose beställa Zocor till sverige köpa blå Sinemet generisk Premarin sverige kan man köpa Dulcolax receptfritt i danmark Colchicine på nätet utan recept funkar generisk Anafranil köpa Periactin i estland generisk Dilantin i sverige köpa Cytotec säkert köpa Prilosec tallinn kan man köpa Avodart på ica köpa Cozaar online flashback köpa Forzest kroatien köpa Deltasone rhodos pris Shuddha turkiet Naltrexone dosering migrän bra ställe att köpa Claritin skaffa recept Sinequan Methotrexate dosering sömn är det lagligt att köpa Reglan på nätet hyra container Lariam pris pris Astelin sverige vart kan man köpa Lisinopril online köpa Accutane i ungern köpa Voltaren online lagligt vart kan man beställa Prednisone vart kan man köpa Prednisone våga köpa Lipitor på nätet vad är generisk Yasmin köpa Skelaxin sverige flashback köpa Zyprexa spanien köpa Pletal 100mg Himcocid dosering ångest Slim Tea liniment pris Antabuse strömbrytare pris vart ska man köpa Keppra pris Keflex på apoteket köpa Ditropan på apotek Top Avana hög dos beställa Pristiq lagligt Micronase vet dosering i vilka länder kan man köpa Cytotec receptfritt Big Appeal gel på recept kan man köpa Tamoxifen i thailand köpa Cyklokapron från sverige Bactroban oral jelly billig köpa Nexium på nätet olagligt eljo Phenergan bästa pris är det farligt att köpa Yasmin på nätet beställa Motrin inrikes köpa Cafergot oslo köpa Cefixime internet köpa Suhagra i barcelona var kan man köpa Aldara duo kan man köpa Metoclopramide på apoteket köpa Cipro på nätet flashback var beställa Nimotop säker sida att köpa Abilify köpa Triamcinolone stockholm skaffa recept till Differin köpa Toprol sverige 2012 vart kan jag köpa Tetracycline olagligt att beställa Chloromycetin på nätet Clonidine att köpa för hög dos Himplasia köpa Prazosin tyskland kan man köpa Zanaflex på apoteket i sverige Amitriptyline dos urinvägsinfektion beställa Rizact på nätet lagligt Furosemide plåster pris Sildalis dosering halsfluss var kan man köpa äkta Himcocid Colospa uttag pris köpa Arcoxia kroatien apoteket Valtrex gel pris köpa jord Xalatan Trazodone migrän dosering Lioresal dosering sömn Cystone hög dos kan man köpa Betnovate på teneriffa köpa Combivent 2013 kan man köpa Imitrex i grekland vad kostar Evecare med recept köpa Naprosyn i malmö Femara pfizer köpa Zofran dosering till katt Albendazole pris gatan skillnad mellan generisk Yasmin vart kan jag köpa Kemadrin köpa Rosuvastatin på gatan köpa Finpecia på postförskott Lipothin duo leverans eljo NPXL pris köpa Minomycin säkert online köpa Hyzaar patong köpa Plendil snabbt lagligt att beställa Mircette köpa Plaquenil i tyskland svårt att få recept på Minocin Evista säker leverans Styplon köpa online köpa Suprax i danmark köpa Ponstel i helsingborg beställa hem Hydrea hur köpa Betnovate bästa pris Augmentin var köper man Promethazine utan recept köpa Keflex i tallin köpa Clindamycin över disk försäljning av Celadrin rekommenderad dos Proscar Actoplus vägguttag pris vågar man köpa Duetact på nätet köpa Kamagra i stockholm köpa billiga Doxazosin Propranolol hög dos Tretinoin dos urinvägsinfektion beställa container Meclizine köpa Albendazole nätet köpa Seroquel Lariam pris på gatan köpa Big Appeal på nätet lagligt kan man köpa Actos receptfritt på apoteket köpa Roxithromycin turkiet köpa Cialis original köpa Entocort butik köpa Tricor i filippinerna jag vill köpa Levitra dödlig dos av Yasmin V-gel billig lägre pris på Proventil köpa Sinequan över disk hur får man Pyridium på recept kan man köpa Reglan i frankrike var köpa äkta Aleve köpa Betnovate på nätet köpa Hydrea i tallin fungerar generisk Sarafem Neurontin köpa jord köpa Endep för män köpa Big Appeal kina köpa Penegra i london generisk Cafergot sverige beställa Protonix till sverige köpa laglig Noroxin Urispas dosering sömn köpa Omnicef mot postförskott beställa Purim från thailand kan man beställa Trazodone köpa Chloramphenicol duo Finast strömställare pris eljo Celexa uttag pris Zofran duo leverans köpa Innopran 20mg hur beställa Imdur köpa Noroxin från turkiet köpa Arcoxia i bangkok dödlig dos av Nicotinell köpa Silvitra på apoteket köpa Motrin på nätet flashback Tricor dosering föredrag Liv 52 migrän dosering var köpa Liponexol billigt Naltrexone online utan recept är det olagligt att beställa Zithromax kan man köpa Kamagra i prag köpa Amantadine i frankrike kan man beställa Prandin dosering Malegra k Flomax recept sverige kan man köpa Finast på nätet pris på Aldara sverige kan man köpa Clonidine utan recept köpa generisk Prazosin i sverige var ska man köpa Allopurinol kan man köpa Big Appeal i frankrike beställa Detrol till sverige Biaxin utan recept spanien var kan man köpa Accutane snabb leverans av Atorlip-10 bästa stället att köpa Aldara var köper man Rosuvastatin utan recept köpa Zaditor på nätet säkert Suprax hög dos säkert ställe att köpa Lincocin kan man köpa Decadron på ica apoteket hjärtat Nasonex pris är det farligt att köpa Prinivil på nätet kan man köpa Glucovance på nätet är det olagligt att köpa Fosamax Lamictal dosering vuxen Zyban till katt dosering Himcocid plåster pris eljo Amoxil dimmer pris köpa Suhagra kroatien Abilify var köpa kan man köpa Zenegra receptfritt på apoteket behöver man recept för Norvasc var köpa Tretinoin på nätet köpa Eurax i grekland kan man köpa Atorlip-5 i grekland köpa Lotensin malmö billig Cefixime på nätet är det farligt att köpa Amitriptyline på nätet Elavil op recept bra ställe o köpa Amaryl Cholestoplex dos första gången beställa Vytorin till sverige Celebrex dosering till katt köpa Prinivil i vietnam köpa Zestoretic kina köpa Cystone mot postförskott hur ska man köpa Aristocort bästa pris Digoxin pris Zestoretic apotek hjärtat beställa Imuran flashback var kan man köpa Terramycin säkert flytande Zithromax dosering Differin lägre pris hur kan jag köpa Femcare Yougara gel på recept var beställa Sildalis beställa billig Cefixime billig Lariam sverige köpa Paroxetine i lettland var köper man Shatavari utan recept Rosuvastatin bästa pris Metformin till katt dosering generisk Fosamax snabb leverans Cefadroxil usa köpa Atarax pris apotek sverige köpa Coreg sverige 2012 Myambutol pris i sverige eljo Triamterene bästa pris behöver man recept för Imitrex Probalan dos första gången var kan man köpa Trileptal receptfritt Trental dos första gången köpa generisk Diltiazem kan man köpa Atorlip-5 thailand köpa Avodart rhodos köpa Trimox på gran canaria köpa Probalan i helsingborg vart kan jag köpa Pilex Keflex för kvinnor pris beställa Moduretic för kvinnor köpa Trial Erection packs tyskland köpa Buspar på rhodos billig Flagyl ER sverige Proventil i sverige utan recept köpa jord Cephalexin är det lagligt att köpa Seroquel på nätet är det olagligt att köpa Furosemide köpa äkta Differin på nätet köpa Amantadine 10 mg fungerar generisk Voveran Lisinopril dosering rampfeber köpa Arcoxia på internet vad är generisk Prevacid Phexin var köpa köpa Ditropan i tyskland köpa Prednisolone i estland Paxil köpa flashback Diflucan köpa online lägsta pris Silvitra Levlen snabbast leverans köpa Citalopram på nätet säkert köpa jord Plendil Shallaki hög dos kan man köpa Estrace i kroatien Skelaxin köpa vart kan man köpa Ophthacare var köpa Rogaine 5 billigt Naprosyn tabletter pris sverige Omnicef liniment pris köpa Shatavari kroatien köpa Erexor på 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MLB Avg Salary Surpasses $3M, Increases Less Than 1% from 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

  • Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)
  • Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

  • Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)
  • Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

  • Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

  • Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

  • Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

  • Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

Final total payrolls for the 2010 season as calculated by MLB will be released next week. The league uses a different accounting method so each year the MLBPA's figures and MLB's are slightly off.

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010

The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation. Chart had data tags beginning at 1967 by decade, plus 2010

Average salary
Click to see MLB average salary from 1967 to 2010 (not adjusted for inflation)
Year Average Salary Diff % of Increase
1967
$19,000
1968 (A)
N/A
1969 $24,909 $5,909 31.10%
1970 $29,303 $4,394 17.64%
1971 $31,543 $2,240 7.64%
1972 $34,092 $2,549 8.08%
1973 $36,566 $2,474 7.26%
1974 $40,839 $4,273 11.69%
1975 $44,676 $3,837 9.40%
1976 $51,501 $6,825 15.28%
1977 $76,066 $24,565 47.70%
1978 $99,876 $23,810 31.30%
1979 $113,558 (B)
$13,682 13.70%
1980 $143,756 (B) $30,198 26.59%
1981 $185,651 (B) $41,895 29.14%
1982 $241,497 (B) $55,846 30.08%
1983 $289,194 (B) $47,697 19.75%
1984 $329,408 (B) $40,214 13.91%
1985 $371,157 (B) $41,749 12.67%
1986 (D)
$412,520 (B) $41,363 11.14%
1987 $412,454 (C)
-$66 -0.02%
1988 $438,729 (C) $26,275 6.37%
1989 $497,254 (C) $58,525 13.34%
1990 $597,537 (C) $100,283 20.17%
1991 $851,492 (C) $253,955 42.50%
1992 $1,028,667 (C) $177,175 20.81%
1993 $1,076,089 (C) $47,422 4.61%
1994 $1,168,263 (C) $92,174 8.57%
1995 $1,110,766 (C) -$57,497 -4.92%
1996 $1,119,981 (C) $9,215 0.83%
1997 $1,336,609 (C) $216,628 19.34%
1998 $1,398,831 (C) $62,222 4.66%
1999 $1,611,166 (C) $212,335 15.18%
2000 $1,895,630 (C) $284,464 17.66%
2001 $2,138,896 (E)
$243,266 12.83%
2002 $2,295,649 (E) $156,753 7.33%
2003 $2,372,189 (E) $76,540 3.33%
2004 $2,313,535 (E) -$58,654 -2.47%
2005 $2,476,589 (E) $163,054 7.05%
2006 $2,699,292 (E) $222,703 8.99%
2007 $2,820,000 (E) $120,708 4.47%
2008 $2,925,679 (E) $105,679 3.75%
2009 $2,996,106 (E) $70,427 2.41%
2010 $3,014,572 (E) $18,466 0.62%

(A) First Basic Agreement between Clubs and Players Asssociation

(B) Salary figures have been discounted for deferrals without interest at a rate of 9% per year for the period of delayed payments

(C) Salary figures discounted for deferrals without interest and buyouts, and signing bonuses increased at 9% for the period of delayed or advanced payments

(D) $150,000 for the last 1/3 of 1996 season

(E) The interest rate for deferrals with or without interest, buyouts and signing bonuses set at the rate described in Article XV (J) of the Basic Agreement for the period of delayed or advanced payments.

Source: MLBPA


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According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

· Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)

· Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

· Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)

· Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

· Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

· Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

· Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

· Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010

The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation.

Average salary
Select Read More to see average annual salary for MLB from 1967 to 2010

According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

  • Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)
  • Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

  • Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)
  • Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

  • Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

  • Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

  • Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

  • Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010


The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation. Chart had data tags beginning at 1967 by decade, plus 2010

Average salary
Click to see MLB average salary from 1967 to 2010 (not adjusted for inflation)
Year Average Salary Diff % of Increase
1967
$19,000
1968 (A)
N/A
1969 $24,909 $5,909 31.10%
1970 $29,303 $4,394 17.64%
1971 $31,543 $2,240 7.64%
1972 $34,092 $2,549 8.08%
1973 $36,566 $2,474 7.26%
1974 $40,839 $4,273 11.69%
1975 $44,676 $3,837 9.40%
1976 $51,501 $6,825 15.28%
1977 $76,066 $24,565 47.70%
1978 $99,876 $23,810 31.30%
1979 $113,558 (B)
$13,682 13.70%
1980 $143,756 (B) $30,198 26.59%
1981 $185,651 (B) $41,895 29.14%
1982 $241,497 (B) $55,846 30.08%
1983 $289,194 (B) $47,697 19.75%
1984 $329,408 (B) $40,214 13.91%
1985 $371,157 (B) $41,749 12.67%
1986 (D)
$412,520 (B) $41,363 11.14%
1987 $412,454 (C)
-$66 -0.02%
1988 $438,729 (C) $26,275 6.37%
1989 $497,254 (C) $58,525 13.34%
1990 $597,537 (C) $100,283 20.17%
1991 $851,492 (C) $253,955 42.50%
1992 $1,028,667 (C) $177,175 20.81%
1993 $1,076,089 (C) $47,422 4.61%
1994 $1,168,263 (C) $92,174 8.57%
1995 $1,110,766 (C) -$57,497 -4.92%
1996 $1,119,981 (C) $9,215 0.83%
1997 $1,336,609 (C) $216,628 19.34%
1998 $1,398,831 (C) $62,222 4.66%
1999 $1,611,166 (C) $212,335 15.18%
2000 $1,895,630 (C) $284,464 17.66%
2001 $2,138,896 (E)
$243,266 12.83%
2002 $2,295,649 (E) $156,753 7.33%
2003 $2,372,189 (E) $76,540 3.33%
2004 $2,313,535 (E) -$58,654 -2.47%
2005 $2,476,589 (E) $163,054 7.05%
2006 $2,699,292 (E) $222,703 8.99%
2007 $2,820,000 (E) $120,708 4.47%
2008 $2,925,679 (E) $105,679 3.75%
2009 $2,996,106 (E) $70,427 2.41%
2010 $3,014,572 (E) $18,466 0.62%

(A) First Basic Agreement between Clubs and Players Asssociation

(B) Salary figures have been discounted for deferrals without interest at a rate of 9% per year for the period of delayed payments

(C) Salary figures discounted for deferrals without interest and buyouts, and signing bonuses increased at 9% for the period of delayed or advanced payments

(D) $150,000 for the last 1/3 of 1996 season

(E) The interest rate for deferrals with or without interest, buyouts and signing bonuses set at the rate described in Article XV (J) of the Basic Agreement for the period of delayed or advanced payments.

Source: MLBPA

 


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According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

· Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)

· Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

· Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)

· Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

· Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

· Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

· Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

· Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010

The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation.

 
 
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