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1988 Baseball PayrollsPayrolls and Salaries
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Marty Barrett earned $675,000 in 1988.
This is a Payroll Summary for 1988. Team payrolls are listed below and by clicking on the team name, you can see the payroll broken down by player. Payroll information on The Cube is available since 1985.

Top SalaryOzzie Smith - St. Louis Cardinals - $2,340,000
League Minimum$62,500
League Average Salary$392,107

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1988 Team Payrolls

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Team NameLeaguePayrollRkAttendanceRkTop 5 Salaries
Atlanta BravesNL$9,967,16718848,08926Dale Murphy $2,000,000   Bruce Sutter $1,729,167   Jody Davis $1,108,333   Rick Mahler $737,500   Ken Oberkfell $725,000  
Baltimore OriolesAL$9,995,404171,660,73819Eddie Murray $2,142,904   Cal Ripken $1,700,000   Fred Lynn $1,540,000   Scott McGregor $1,066,171   Mike Boddicker $850,000  
Boston Red SoxAL$15,544,59232,464,8517Jim Rice $2,214,865   Wade Boggs $1,650,000   Dwight Evans $1,600,000   Roger Clemens $1,350,000   Bob Stanley $1,060,000  
California AngelsAL$10,932,388152,340,9259Mike Witt $1,400,000   Donnie Moore $1,000,000   George Hendrick $989,333   Brian Downing $900,000   Bob Boone $883,000  
Chicago CubsNL$12,339,83392,089,03411Rick Sutcliffe $2,070,000   Andre Dawson $1,850,000   Leon Durham $1,383,333   Rich Gossage $1,331,532   Jody Davis $1,108,333  
Chicago White SoxAL$5,906,952261,115,74924Harold Baines $1,000,000   Greg Walker $730,000   Carlton Fisk $700,000   Ozzie Guillen $537,500   Ricky Horton $532,500  
Cincinnati RedsNL$8,368,833212,072,52813Leon Durham $1,383,333   Mario Soto $1,200,000   Eric Davis $899,000   Bo Diaz $850,000   Buddy Bell $790,909  
Cleveland IndiansAL$7,819,500221,411,61023Julio Franco $975,000   Willie Upshaw $900,000   Joe Carter $840,000   Brook Jacoby $812,500   Pat Tabler $800,000  
Detroit TigersAL$15,597,07122,081,16212Jack Morris $1,988,000   Fred Lynn $1,540,000   Willie Hernandez $1,210,000   Frank Tanana $1,100,000   Alan Trammell $1,000,000  
Houston AstrosNL$13,454,66771,933,50515Dave Smith $1,100,000   Bob Knepper $1,000,000   Nolan Ryan $1,000,000   Terry Puhl $950,000   Rafael Ramirez $925,000  
Kansas City RoyalsAL$11,558,873132,350,1818George Brett $2,305,000   Dan Quisenberry $1,562,350   Willie Wilson $1,383,712   Charlie Leibrandt $1,250,000   Bret Saberhagen $1,100,000  
Los Angeles DodgersNL$15,462,51552,980,2623Fernando Valenzuela $2,050,000   Kirk Gibson $1,833,333   Pedro Guerrero $1,720,000   Orel Hershiser $1,100,000   John Tudor $1,100,000  
Milwaukee BrewersAL$10,214,000161,923,23816Paul Molitor $1,400,000   Robin Yount $1,150,000   Teddy Higuera $1,025,000   Jim Gantner $937,500   Jeff Leonard $900,000  
Minnesota TwinsAL$12,154,800113,030,6722Gary Gaetti $1,666,666   Kent Hrbek $1,410,000   Frank Viola $1,350,000   Tom Brunansky $1,140,000   Kirby Puckett $1,090,000  
Montreal ExposNL$8,852,333201,478,65922Tim Raines $1,666,333   Hubie Brooks $850,000   Tim Wallach $850,000   Dennis Martinez $735,000   Tim Burke $625,000  
New York MetsNL$15,502,71443,055,4451Gary Carter $2,160,714   Keith Hernandez $1,850,000   Dwight Gooden $1,400,000   Darryl Strawberry $1,320,000   Ron Darling $1,000,000  
New York YankeesAL$18,909,15212,633,7015Don Mattingly $2,000,000   Dave Winfield $1,958,652   Rickey Henderson $1,770,000   Jack Clark $1,500,000   Dave Righetti $1,300,000  
Oakland AthleticsAL$11,380,183142,287,33510Carney Lansford $1,300,000   Dave Parker $1,000,000   Bob Welch $937,500   Rick Honeycutt $855,000   Dennis Eckersley $650,000  
Philadelphia PhilliesNL$12,998,00081,990,04114Mike Schmidt $2,250,000   Von Hayes $1,300,000   Juan Samuel $1,060,000   Lance Parrish $1,000,000   Steve Bedrosian $925,000  
Pittsburgh PiratesNL$7,627,500231,866,71317Glenn Wilson $850,000   Andy Van Slyke $825,000   Ken Oberkfell $725,000   Jim Gott $500,000   Jeff Robinson $475,000  
San Diego PadresNL$9,878,168191,506,89621Keith Moreland $1,243,333   Garry Templeton $1,143,502   Eddie Whitson $1,000,000   Eric Show $887,500   Tony Gwynn $840,000  
San Francisco GiantsNL$12,188,000101,785,29718Brett Butler $900,000   Mike Krukow $900,000   Jeff Leonard $900,000   Don Robinson $900,000   Rick Reuschel $800,000  
Seattle MarinersAL$6,545,950241,022,39825Steve Trout $990,000   Alvin Davis $887,500   Glenn Wilson $850,000   Mark Langston $820,000   Ken Phelps $670,000  
St. Louis CardinalsNL$14,000,00062,892,7994Ozzie Smith $2,340,000   Pedro Guerrero $1,720,000   Dan Quisenberry $1,562,350   Willie McGee $1,200,000   Tom Brunansky $1,140,000  
Texas RangersAL$6,008,000251,581,90120Charlie Hough $850,000   Scott Fletcher $575,000   Pete O'Brien $562,500   Larry Parrish $550,131   Cecilio Guante $380,000  
Toronto Blue JaysAL$11,673,725122,595,1756George Bell $1,900,000   Jesse Barfield $1,400,000   Jim Clancy $900,000   Dave Stieb $900,000   Tony Fernandez $875,000