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Home >> Extra Bases >> Payrolls >> 2000 | Top 100

Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2000 Players
League Minimum $ 200,000
League Average $ 1,394,248
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2000 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 (*)
  • 2000 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    132Kevin BrownP1$ 15,714,2866-4200R-R35
    275Randy JohnsonP1$ 13,350,0006-10230R-L36
    31-2Albert BelleLF-RF1$ 12,868,6706-2210R-R33
    462Bernie WilliamsCF1$ 12,357,1436-2205B-R31
    56459Larry WalkerRF1$ 12,142,8576-3237L-R33
    62620Mike PiazzaC1$ 12,071,4296-3215R-R31
    781David ConeP2$ 12,000,0006-1190L-R37
    82-6Pedro MartinezP1$ 11,500,0005-11170R-R28
    92718Mo Vaughn1B1$ 11,166,6676-1268L-R32
    104-6Greg MadduxP1$ 11,100,0006-0185R-R34
    11110Sammy SosaRF1$ 11,000,0006-0220R-R31
    129-3Barry BondsLF1$ 10,658,8266-2210L-L35
    1311-2Raul MondesiRF-CF1$ 10,000,0005-11215R-R29
    138471Derek JeterSS3$ 10,000,0006-3195R-R26
    155-10Gary SheffieldRF-OF2$ 9,916,6675-11205R-R31
    162913Tom GlavineP2$ 9,463,2376-0185L-L34
    17160143Shawn Green *Highest DebutRF3$ 9,416,6676-4200L-L27
    1810-8Mark McGwire1B1$ 9,333,3336-5250R-R36
    1915-4Ken GriffeyCF1$ 9,329,7006-3205L-L30
    2014-6Rafael Palmeiro1B1$ 8,620,9216-0190L-L35
    2113-8Ivan RodriguezC2$ 8,600,0005-9205R-R28
    2221-1Matt Williams3B2$ 8,500,0006-2210R-R34
    22 Andres Galarraga1B3$ 8,500,0006-3235R-R39
    2420-4Jim ThomeDH1$ 8,175,0006-4220L-R29
    25294Robin Ventura3B2$ 8,000,0006-1198L-R32
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    2522-3Todd StottlemyreP3$ 8,000,0006-3200L-R35
    275326Chuck FinleyP2$ 7,911,9486-6226L-L37
    286840Al LeiterP3$ 7,750,0006-3220L-L34
    29356Ray LankfordLF2$ 7,600,0005-11200L-L33
    2910172Brian Jordan *RF-LF4$ 7,600,0006-1206R-R33
    315928Aaron SeleP1$ 7,500,0006-5215R-R30
    318453Kenny RogersP3$ 7,500,0006-1205L-L35
    3117-14Juan GonzalezRF-LF1$ 7,500,0006-3220R-R30
    3124-7Kenny LoftonCF3$ 7,500,0006-0180L-L33
    3518-17Darryl KileP3$ 7,417,9816-5212R-R31
    3611680Mariano Rivera *P4$ 7,250,0006-2170R-R30
    3728-9Roberto Alomar2B4$ 7,196,6566-0185B-R32
    385719Brady AndersonCF-LF2$ 7,127,1996-1202L-L36
    3929-10Frank Thomas1B-DH1$ 7,100,0006-5270R-R32
    405818Greg VaughnLF1$ 7,097,9626-0202R-R34
    415110Andy PettitteP5$ 7,000,0006-5225L-L28
    418443Dean Palmer3B2$ 7,000,0006-1210R-R31
    4129-12David JusticeRF-LF6$ 7,000,0006-3200L-L34
    5$ 7,000,000
    41432Jay BellSS-2B4$ 7,000,0006-0182R-R34
    4125-16Dante BichetteRF-LF2$ 7,000,0006-3238R-R36
    2$ 7,000,000
    4129-12Alex FernandezP1$ 7,000,0006-1215R-R30
    4734-13Mike MussinaP3$ 6,786,0326-2183B-R31
    4845-3Craig Biggio2B-C1$ 6,750,0005-11180R-R34
    4910960Shane Reynolds *P2$ 6,666,6676-3210R-R32
    5044-6Scott EricksonP4$ 6,620,9216-4230R-R32
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    519544Trevor HoffmanP1$ 6,600,0006-0205R-R32
    518130Carlos Delgado1B2$ 6,600,0006-3225L-R28
    5340-13Paul O'NeillRF7$ 6,500,0006-4215L-L37
    5336-17Jeff Bagwell1B3$ 6,500,0006-0195R-R32
    5338-15John WettelandP4$ 6,500,0006-2215R-R33
    5638-18John ValentinSS-3B3$ 6,350,0006-0185R-R33
    5611660John Olerud *1B2$ 6,350,0006-5220L-L31
    5619-37Roger ClemensP8$ 6,350,0006-4230R-R37
    5642-14Pedro AstacioP2$ 6,350,0006-2208R-R30
    6036-24Cal RipkenSS-3B5$ 6,300,0006-4220R-R39
    6011050Tony Gwynn *RF2$ 6,300,0005-11220L-L40
    6246-16Vinny Castilla3B2$ 6,250,0006-1205R-R32
    6254-8Mike Lansing2B3$ 6,250,0006-0195R-R32
    4$ 6,250,000
    62686Javy LopezC5$ 6,250,0006-3200R-R29
    65661Todd HundleyC4$ 6,125,0005-11199B-R31
    6614175Sterling Hitchcock *P3$ 6,100,0006-1192L-L29
    6714174Kevin Tapani *P2$ 6,000,0006-1190R-R36
    6760-7Tim SalmonRF2$ 6,000,0006-3221R-R31
    6746-21Charles NagyP6$ 6,000,0006-3200L-R33
    67211144Jamie Moyer *P3$ 6,000,0006-0170L-L37
    6754-13Jeff Kent2B2$ 6,000,0006-1205R-R32
    6716-51Pat HentgenP4$ 6,000,0006-2195R-R31
    67681Juan GuzmanP3$ 6,000,0005-11195R-R33
    6746-21Chuck Knoblauch2B9$ 6,000,0005-9170R-R31
    6741-26Roberto HernandezP4$ 6,000,0006-4235R-R35
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    679023Will Clark1B5$ 6,000,0006-1200L-L36
    6$ 6,000,000
    7768-9Fred McGriff1B5$ 5,945,8186-3215L-L36
    78824Andy AshbyP1$ 5,900,0006-5202R-R32
    6$ 5,900,000
    798910Jose OffermanSS-2B5$ 5,750,0006-0190B-R31
    7912142Mike Hampton *P4$ 5,750,0005-10180R-L27
    799718Ryan KleskoLF-1B4$ 5,750,0006-3220L-L29
    8211533Ismael Valdez *P3$ 5,737,5006-3215R-R26
    5$ 5,737,500
    8368-15Curt SchillingP5$ 5,650,0006-4231R-R33
    2$ 5,650,000
    84234150Kevin Young *1B1$ 5,625,0006-3222R-R31
    84191107Omar Daal *P6$ 5,625,0006-3185L-L28
    3$ 5,625,000
    86948Kevin AppierP1$ 5,600,0006-2200R-R32
    8660-26Ken HillP2$ 5,600,0006-2215R-R34
    3$ 5,600,000
    8868-20Travis Fryman3B-SS7$ 5,550,0006-1195R-R31
    89934David WellsP3$ 5,500,0006-4235L-L37
    8978-11Robb NenP3$ 5,500,0006-5215R-R30
    8910314Ellis Burks *CF-RF4$ 5,500,0006-2205R-R35
    8911627Joey Hamilton *P4$ 5,500,0006-4230R-R29
    93963Cal EldredP3$ 5,400,0006-4237R-R32
    9314148Edgar Martinez *DH-3B4$ 5,400,0005-11200R-R37
    9514853Jeff Shaw *P6$ 5,383,3336-2200R-R33
    9665-31Steve FinleyCF7$ 5,375,0006-2180L-L35
    9660-36Eric Karros1B7$ 5,375,0006-4226R-R32
    9891-7Bobby JonesP5$ 5,366,6676-4225R-R30
    99210111Carlos Perez *P8$ 5,333,3336-3210L-L29
    10067-33Barry LarkinSS3$ 5,300,0006-0185R-R36
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    10012222Mark Grace *1B4$ 5,300,0006-2200L-L36

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (1999)

    23. John Smoltz 46. Andy Benes 46. Ron Gant 52. Bobby Bonilla 56. Dave Nilsson 60. Rod Beck 60. Rod Beck 68. Scott Brosius 68. Bernard Gilkey 68. Steve Trachsel 77. Mark Wohlers 79. Lance Johnson 80. Donovan Osborne 83. Jeff Fassero 83. Jeff Fassero 84. Marquis Grissom 84. Jaime Navarro 92. Jay Buhner 97. Denny Neagle 99. Dave Burba 100. Tim Belcher


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