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Home >> Extra Bases >> Payrolls >> 1999 | Top 100

Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 1999 Players
League Minimum $ 200,000
League Average $ 1,454,491
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 1999 season based on opening day salaries compiled in early April.
  • Players who fell out of the top 100 are listed below the Top 100 grid below.
  • Newcomers to the Top 100 have an asterisk (*)
  • 1999 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    121Albert BelleLF-RF1$ 11,949,7946-2210R-R32
    21513Pedro MartinezP1$ 11,100,0005-11170R-R27
    36461Kevin BrownP1$ 10,714,2866-4200R-R34
    43-1Greg MadduxP1$ 10,600,0006-0185R-R33
    51-4Gary SheffieldRF-OF2$ 9,956,6675-11205R-R30
    693Bernie WilliamsCF1$ 9,857,1436-2205B-R30
    73124Randy JohnsonP1$ 9,700,0006-10230R-L35
    82113David ConeP2$ 9,500,0006-1190L-R36
    95-4Barry BondsLF1$ 9,381,0576-2210L-L34
    104-6Mark McGwire1B1$ 9,358,6676-5250R-R35
    118-3Sammy SosaRF1$ 9,000,0006-0220R-R30
    113827Raul MondesiRF-CF3$ 9,000,0005-11215R-R28
    13207Ivan RodriguezC1$ 8,950,0005-9205R-R27
    14239Rafael Palmeiro1B2$ 8,849,9316-0190L-L34
    1510-5Ken GriffeyCF1$ 8,760,5326-3205L-L29
    16131115Pat Hentgen *Highest DebutP1$ 8,600,0006-2195R-R30
    1713-4Juan GonzalezRF-LF3$ 8,500,0006-3220R-R29
    184224Darryl KileP1$ 8,442,9816-5212R-R30
    196-13Roger ClemensP3$ 8,250,0006-4230R-R36
    206949Jim ThomeDH1$ 8,225,0006-4220L-R28
    216948Matt Williams3B2$ 8,100,0006-2210R-R33
    226644Todd StottlemyreP3$ 8,000,0006-3200L-R34
    2314-9John SmoltzP2$ 7,750,0006-3220R-R32
    2416-8Kenny LoftonCF2$ 7,550,0006-0180L-L32
    254924Dante BichetteRF-LF2$ 7,250,0006-3238R-R35
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    2611-15Mike PiazzaC1$ 7,171,4286-3215R-R30
    2722-5Mo Vaughn1B1$ 7,166,6666-1268L-R31
    2827-1Roberto Alomar2B3$ 7,049,9666-0185B-R31
    29290Robin Ventura3B2$ 7,000,0006-1198L-R31
    2917-12Frank Thomas1B-DH1$ 7,000,0006-5270R-R31
    2924-5David JusticeRF-LF4$ 7,000,0006-3200L-L33
    2917-12Tom GlavineP3$ 7,000,0006-0185L-L33
    29 Alex FernandezP1$ 7,000,0006-1215R-R29
    3419-15Mike MussinaP2$ 6,623,1436-2183B-R30
    357439Ray LankfordLF2$ 6,600,0005-11200L-L32
    3626-10Cal RipkenSS-3B3$ 6,500,0006-4220R-R38
    3612-24Jeff Bagwell1B1$ 6,500,0006-0195R-R31
    38479John ValentinSS-3B2$ 6,350,0006-0185R-R32
    3837-1John WettelandP4$ 6,350,0006-2215R-R32
    4038-2Paul O'NeillRF4$ 6,250,0006-4215L-L36
    419150Roberto HernandezP1$ 6,180,0006-4235R-R34
    4212684Pedro Astacio *P3$ 6,150,0006-2208R-R29
    435613Jay BellSS-2B4$ 6,100,0006-0182R-R33
    4410763Scott Erickson *P4$ 6,079,9316-4230R-R31
    4528-17Craig Biggio2B-C2$ 6,060,0005-11180R-R33
    4612276Charles Nagy *P5$ 6,000,0006-3200L-R32
    4625-21Andy BenesP5$ 6,000,0006-6245R-R31
    46537Vinny Castilla3B4$ 6,000,0006-1205R-R31
    4631-15Chuck Knoblauch2B5$ 6,000,0005-9170R-R30
    4638-8Ron GantLF-CF1$ 6,000,0006-0196R-R34
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    5110150Andy Pettitte *P6$ 5,950,0006-5225L-L27
    5234-18Bobby Bonilla3B-RF3$ 5,900,0006-3240B-R36
    53563Chuck FinleyP2$ 5,800,0006-6226L-L36
    5412369Jeff Kent *2B2$ 5,750,0006-1205R-R31
    549743Mike Lansing2B5$ 5,750,0006-0195R-R31
    5610751Dave Nilsson *C-1B1$ 5,694,1336-3240L-R29
    5743-14Brady AndersonCF-LF5$ 5,674,8976-1202L-L35
    5850-8Greg VaughnLF1$ 5,615,4286-0202R-R33
    5915394Aaron Sele *P5$ 5,525,0006-5215R-R29
    6056-4Tim SalmonRF3$ 5,500,0006-3221R-R30
    6011151Rod Beck *P3$ 5,500,0006-1235R-R30
    2$ 5,500,000
    607717Eric Karros1B4$ 5,500,0006-4226R-R31
    6056-4Ken HillP4$ 5,500,0006-2215R-R33
    6430-34Larry WalkerRF6$ 5,417,8576-3237L-R32
    6512358Steve Finley *CF6$ 5,375,0006-2180L-L34
    6665-1Todd HundleyC5$ 5,325,0005-11199B-R30
    6748-19Barry LarkinSS2$ 5,300,0006-0185R-R35
    6814880Steve Trachsel *P3$ 5,250,0006-4205R-R28
    68735Curt SchillingP2$ 5,250,0006-4231R-R32
    6838-30Fred McGriff1B2$ 5,250,0006-3215L-L35
    68174106Scott Brosius *3B7$ 5,250,0006-1202R-R32
    6814476Al Leiter *P4$ 5,250,0006-3220L-L33
    6844-24Travis Fryman3B-SS6$ 5,250,0006-1195R-R30
    6856-12Juan GuzmanP6$ 5,250,0005-11195R-R32
    3$ 5,250,000
    6851-17Bernard GilkeyLF7$ 5,250,0006-0200R-R32
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    689931Javy LopezC4$ 5,250,0006-3200R-R28
    778710Mark WohlersP5$ 5,200,0006-4207R-R29
    788911Robb NenP3$ 5,150,0006-5215R-R29
    7966-13Lance JohnsonCF4$ 5,100,0005-11165L-L35
    8010323Donovan Osborne *P3$ 5,080,0006-2195L-L30
    81183102Carlos Delgado *1B2$ 5,075,0006-3225L-R27
    82875Andy AshbyP1$ 5,050,0006-5202R-R31
    8355-28Jeff FasseroP6$ 5,016,6676-1195L-L36
    2$ 5,016,667
    8456-28Kenny RogersP5$ 5,000,0006-1205L-L34
    1$ 5,000,000
    8435-49Dean Palmer3B1$ 5,000,0006-1210R-R30
    84353269Derek Jeter *SS8$ 5,000,0006-3195R-R25
    8456-28Marquis GrissomCF2$ 5,000,0005-11188R-R32
    8456-28Jaime NavarroP2$ 5,000,0006-4230R-R31
    89205116Jose Offerman *SS-2B4$ 4,950,0006-0190B-R30
    9036-54Will Clark1B7$ 4,920,8406-1200L-L35
    9113948Bobby Jones *P6$ 4,866,6666-4225R-R29
    9246-46Jay BuhnerRF3$ 4,816,8046-3215R-R34
    9375-18David WellsP3$ 4,816,6676-4235L-L36
    9469-25Kevin AppierP2$ 4,800,0006-2200R-R31
    1$ 4,800,000
    9514954Trevor Hoffman *P2$ 4,775,0006-0205R-R31
    9613034Cal Eldred *P3$ 4,766,6676-4237R-R31
    9777-20Denny NeagleP4$ 4,750,0006-3225L-L30
    9711619Ryan Klesko *LF-1B6$ 4,750,0006-3220L-L28
    9916061Dave Burba *P7$ 4,666,6646-4240R-R32
    10018989Tim Belcher *P5$ 4,650,0006-3225R-R37

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (1998)

    7. Andres Galarraga 31. Gregg Jefferies 31. Gregg Jefferies 45. Jimmy Key 51. Mark Clark 54. Moises Alou 66. Ellis Burks 66. Ellis Burks 72. Carlos Baerga 76. Mel Rojas 77. Wilson Alvarez 77. Eric Young 81. Randy Myers 81. Randy Myers 82. Chili Davis 83. Tino Martinez 84. Derek Bell 84. Paul Molitor 86. Mark Grace 90. Tony Gwynn 91. Jeff Blauser 91. John Burkett 91. Jeff King 91. Benito Santiago 91. Kevin Tapani 98. Steve Avery 99. Brian McRae


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