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1998 Baseball PayrollsPayrolls and Salaries
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Scott Spiezio earned $205,000 in 1998.
This is a Payroll Summary for 1998. 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 SalaryGary Sheffield - Florida Marlins - $14,936,667
League Minimum$170,000
League Average Salary$1,276,192

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1998 Team Payrolls

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Team NameLeaguePayrollRkAttendanceRkTop 5 Salaries
Anaheim AngelsAL$38,537,000172,519,28013Gregg Jefferies $6,000,000   Tim Salmon $5,000,000   Chuck Finley $5,000,000   Ken Hill $5,000,000   Jim Edmonds $3,175,000  
Arizona DiamondbacksNL$29,161,500233,610,2903Andy Benes $6,450,000   Bernard Gilkey $5,050,000   Jay Bell $5,000,000   Matt Williams $4,800,000   Devon White $3,510,000  
Atlanta BravesNL$59,536,00033,360,8605Greg Maddux $9,600,000   Andres Galarraga $8,400,000   John Smoltz $7,750,000   Tom Glavine $7,000,000   Denny Neagle $4,500,000  
Baltimore OriolesAL$70,408,13413,684,6502Mike Mussina $6,755,492   Rafael Palmeiro $6,515,828   Cal Ripken $6,400,000   Roberto Alomar $6,343,771   Brady Anderson $5,441,843  
Boston Red SoxAL$51,647,00082,314,70417Pedro Martinez $7,575,000   Mo Vaughn $6,650,000   John Valentin $5,350,000   Steve Avery $3,900,000   Bret Saberhagen $3,800,000  
Chicago CubsNL$49,383,000102,623,19411Sammy Sosa $8,325,000   Mark Clark $5,050,000   Lance Johnson $4,900,000   Mark Grace $4,225,000   Kevin Tapani $4,000,000  
Chicago White SoxAL$36,840,000181,391,14627Albert Belle $10,000,000   Frank Thomas $7,000,000   Robin Ventura $6,100,000   Jaime Navarro $5,000,000   Ray Durham $1,935,000  
Cincinnati RedsNL$21,995,000271,793,64921Barry Larkin $5,300,000   Reggie Sanders $3,700,000   Bret Boone $2,800,000   Willie Greene $1,750,000   Jeff Hammonds $1,333,333  
Cleveland IndiansAL$59,033,49943,467,2994Kenny Lofton $7,550,000   David Justice $6,500,000   Travis Fryman $5,400,000   Jim Thome $4,800,000   Charles Nagy $3,416,666  
Colorado RockiesNL$47,433,333133,792,6831Larry Walker $6,050,000   Darryl Kile $5,492,981   Dante Bichette $5,291,667   Vinny Castilla $5,025,000   Ellis Burks $4,900,000  
Detroit TigersAL$22,625,000261,409,39126Bobby Higginson $2,425,000   Bip Roberts $2,300,000   Todd Jones $2,250,000   Geronimo Berroa $2,200,000   Damion Easley $2,050,000  
Florida MarlinsNL$33,434,000201,730,38422Gary Sheffield $14,936,667   Mike Piazza $8,000,000   Bobby Bonilla $5,900,000   Charles Johnson $3,300,000   Todd Zeile $3,200,000  
Houston AstrosNL$40,629,000152,458,45115Jeff Bagwell $7,945,000   Craig Biggio $6,145,000   Randy Johnson $6,000,000   Moises Alou $5,020,000   Derek Bell $4,250,000  
Kansas City RoyalsAL$32,912,500211,494,87525Dean Palmer $5,825,000   Kevin Appier $4,800,000   Jeff King $4,000,000   Jeff Montgomery $2,800,000   Tim Belcher $2,300,000  
Los Angeles DodgersNL$47,970,000123,089,2227Gary Sheffield $14,936,667   Mike Piazza $8,000,000   Bobby Bonilla $5,900,000   Raul Mondesi $5,500,000   Eric Young $4,500,000  
Milwaukee BrewersNL$32,252,583221,811,59320Marquis Grissom $5,000,000   Dave Nilsson $3,700,000   John Jaha $3,387,500   Cal Eldred $3,266,667   Doug Jones $2,500,000  
Minnesota TwinsAL$26,182,500241,165,97629Paul Molitor $4,250,000   Terry Steinbach $2,850,000   Rick Aguilera $2,750,000   Pat Meares $2,500,000   Marty Cordova $2,000,000  
Montreal ExposNL$9,202,00030914,90930Rondell White $2,000,000   Carlos Perez $1,500,000   Ugueth Urbina $565,000   Shane Andrews $450,000   Chris Widger $350,000  
New York MetsNL$49,559,66592,287,94818Mike Piazza $8,000,000   Bernard Gilkey $5,050,000   Todd Hundley $4,925,000   Carlos Baerga $4,749,999   Mel Rojas $4,583,333  
New York YankeesAL$63,159,89822,955,1938Bernie Williams $8,300,000   David Cone $6,666,667   Chuck Knoblauch $6,000,000   Paul O'Neill $5,500,000   David Wells $4,666,666  
Oakland AthleticsAL$20,063,000281,232,34328Kenny Rogers $5,000,000   Tom Candiotti $2,850,000   Mike Fetters $2,475,000   Ed Sprague $2,350,000   Bip Roberts $2,300,000  
Philadelphia PhilliesNL$36,085,000191,715,72223Gregg Jefferies $6,000,000   Curt Schilling $4,700,000   Mark Portugal $2,350,000   Ricky Bottalico $2,200,000   Mark Leiter $2,000,000  
Pittsburgh PiratesNL$13,752,000291,560,95024Al Martin $2,600,000   Kevin Young $1,600,000   Jon Lieber $1,450,000   Turner Ward $825,000   Jason Kendall $600,000  
San Diego PadresNL$45,368,000142,555,87412Greg Vaughn $5,275,000   Kevin Brown $4,935,000   Randy Myers $4,416,667   Andy Ashby $4,125,000   Tony Gwynn $4,050,000  
San Francisco GiantsNL$40,320,835161,925,36419Barry Bonds $8,916,667   Ellis Burks $4,900,000   Robb Nen $4,090,000   Orel Hershiser $3,720,000   Jeff Kent $3,400,000  
Seattle MarinersAL$52,032,29172,651,51110Ken Griffey $8,153,667   Randy Johnson $6,000,000   Jay Buhner $5,367,702   Jeff Fassero $5,016,667   Edgar Martinez $3,500,000  
St. Louis CardinalsNL$52,572,50063,195,6916Mark McGwire $8,928,354   Ron Gant $5,500,000   Todd Stottlemyre $4,900,000   Ray Lankford $4,666,667   Donovan Osborne $3,750,000  
Tampa Bay RaysAL$25,317,500252,506,29314Fred McGriff $5,500,000   Wilson Alvarez $4,500,000   Roberto Hernandez $4,000,000   Paul Sorrento $2,000,000   Kevin Stocker $1,800,000  
Texas RangersAL$54,704,59552,927,3999Juan Gonzalez $7,800,000   Ivan Rodriguez $6,700,000   Will Clark $5,812,595   John Wetteland $5,800,000   Todd Stottlemyre $4,900,000  
Toronto Blue JaysAL$48,415,000112,454,30316Roger Clemens $8,550,000   Juan Guzman $5,000,000   Randy Myers $4,416,667   Benito Santiago $4,000,000   Erik Hanson $3,533,333