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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2001 Players
League Minimum $ 200,000
League Average $ 1,897,758
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2001 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 (*)
  • 2001 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    1136135Alex Rodriguez *Highest Debut3B1$ 22,000,0006-3195R-R25
    21-1Kevin BrownP1$ 15,714,2866-4200R-R36
    35148Carlos Delgado1B1$ 13,650,0006-3225L-R29
    462Mike PiazzaC1$ 13,571,4296-3215R-R32
    52-3Randy JohnsonP1$ 13,350,0006-10230R-L37
    6139133Manny Ramirez *DH1$ 13,050,0006-0205R-R29
    781Pedro MartinezP2$ 13,000,0005-11170R-R29
    8135Derek JeterSS1$ 12,600,0006-3195R-R27
    9112Sammy SosaRF1$ 12,500,0006-0220R-R32
    91910Ken GriffeyCF1$ 12,500,0006-3205L-L31
    9101Greg MadduxP1$ 12,500,0006-0185R-R35
    124-8Bernie WilliamsCF2$ 12,357,1436-2205B-R32
    135-8Larry WalkerRF1$ 12,166,6676-3237L-R34
    13174Shawn GreenRF2$ 12,166,6676-4200L-L28
    1513-2Raul MondesiRF-CF2$ 11,500,0005-11215R-R30
    16182Mark McGwire1B1$ 11,000,0006-5250R-R37
    177962Mike HamptonP2$ 10,500,0005-10180R-L28
    1811799Chipper Jones *3B2$ 10,333,3336-4210B-R29
    195637Roger ClemensP3$ 10,300,0006-4230R-R38
    1912-7Barry BondsLF1$ 10,300,0006-2210L-L36
    214726Mike MussinaP4$ 10,000,0006-2183B-R32
    213110Juan GonzalezRF-LF1$ 10,000,0006-3220R-R31
    233916Frank Thomas1B-DH1$ 9,927,0006-5270R-R33
    2415-9Gary SheffieldRF-OF3$ 9,916,6675-11205R-R32
    25159134Chan Ho Park *P4$ 9,900,0006-2204R-R28
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    26282Al LeiterP2$ 9,750,0006-3220L-L35
    27270Chuck FinleyP2$ 9,666,6676-6226L-L38
    2816-12Tom GlavineP3$ 9,500,0006-0185L-L35
    29163134Darren Dreifort *P5$ 9,400,0006-2211R-R29
    308959David WellsP2$ 9,250,0006-4235L-L38
    31365Mariano RiveraP5$ 9,150,0006-2170R-R31
    3229-3Brian JordanRF-LF4$ 9,100,0006-1206R-R34
    3322-11Matt Williams3B2$ 9,000,0006-2210R-R35
    3320-13Rafael Palmeiro1B2$ 9,000,0006-0190L-L36
    3310067Barry LarkinSS2$ 9,000,0006-0185R-R37
    3311481Ray Durham *2B3$ 9,000,0005-8180B-R29
    378649Kevin AppierP3$ 8,500,0006-2200R-R33
    38402Greg VaughnLF1$ 8,250,0006-0202R-R35
    3921-18Ivan RodriguezC3$ 8,200,0005-9205R-R29
    39163124Andruw Jones *LF5$ 8,200,0006-1210R-R24
    4129-12Ray LankfordLF2$ 8,100,0005-11200L-L34
    1$ 8,100,000
    4241-1Jay BellSS-2B3$ 8,050,0006-0182R-R35
    4325-18Robin Ventura3B4$ 8,000,0006-1198L-R33
    43 John SmoltzP6$ 8,000,0006-3220R-R34
    4331-12Kenny LoftonCF3$ 8,000,0006-0180L-L34
    4624-22Jim ThomeDH4$ 7,875,0006-4220L-R30
    4741-6David JusticeRF-LF6$ 7,800,0006-3200L-L35
    48173125Brad Radke *P1$ 7,750,0006-2180R-R28
    48480Craig Biggio2B-C1$ 7,750,0005-11180R-R35
    486214Javy LopezC7$ 7,750,0006-3200R-R30
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    4837-11Roberto Alomar2B5$ 7,750,0006-0185B-R33
    5231-21Kenny RogersP4$ 7,500,0006-1205L-L36
    5241-11Dean Palmer3B1$ 7,500,0006-1210R-R32
    529644Eric Karros1B6$ 7,500,0006-4226R-R33
    55279224Brian Giles *LF-CF1$ 7,333,3335-10200L-L30
    5510752Carl Everett *CF-RF3$ 7,333,3336-0190B-R30
    5753-4Paul O'NeillRF7$ 7,250,0006-4215L-L38
    57163106Nomar Garciaparra *SS4$ 7,250,0006-0175R-R27
    57625Vinny Castilla3B2$ 7,250,0006-1205R-R33
    2$ 7,250,000
    578932Joey HamiltonP3$ 7,250,0006-4230R-R30
    3$ 7,250,000
    6111756Denny Neagle *P3$ 7,200,0006-3225L-L32
    6138-23Brady AndersonCF-LF1$ 7,200,0006-1202L-L37
    6349-14Shane ReynoldsP3$ 7,166,6676-3210R-R33
    6414783Johnny Damon *LF1$ 7,100,0006-2190L-L27
    6531-34Aaron SeleP1$ 7,000,0006-5215R-R31
    6513873David Segui *1B2$ 7,000,0006-1202B-L34
    6541-24Andy PettitteP8$ 7,000,0006-5225L-L29
    6510843Darren Oliver *P5$ 7,000,0006-2210R-L30
    6541-24Dante BichetteRF-LF5$ 7,000,0006-3238R-R37
    7056-14Pedro AstacioP4$ 6,850,0006-2208R-R31
    4$ 6,850,000
    7113766Todd Zeile *3B-1B5$ 6,833,3336-1200R-R35
    7213563Rick Reed *P2$ 6,750,0006-1195R-R35
    6$ 6,750,000
    72797Jose OffermanSS-2B6$ 6,750,0006-0190B-R32
    7251-21Trevor HoffmanP2$ 6,750,0006-0205R-R33
    7556-19John Olerud1B2$ 6,700,0006-5220L-L32
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    76213137Andy Benes *P3$ 6,666,6676-6245R-R33
    7635-41Darryl KileP4$ 6,666,6676-5212R-R32
    788911Robb NenP2$ 6,600,0006-5215R-R31
    7967-12Kevin TapaniP2$ 6,500,0006-1190R-R37
    79834Curt SchillingP4$ 6,500,0006-4231R-R34
    7967-12Tim SalmonRF1$ 6,500,0006-3221R-R32
    7967-12Jamie MoyerP3$ 6,500,0006-0170L-L38
    7977-2Fred McGriff1B3$ 6,500,0006-3215L-L37
    3$ 6,500,000
    79195116Jeff Hammonds *RF-CF1$ 6,500,0006-0195R-R30
    7953-26Jeff Bagwell1B5$ 6,500,0006-0195R-R33
    86959Jeff ShawP7$ 6,383,3336-2200R-R34
    8756-31John ValentinSS-3B7$ 6,350,0006-0185R-R34
    8812436Jim Edmonds *CF5$ 6,333,3336-1212L-L31
    8811527Mike Lieberthal *C1$ 6,333,3336-0190R-R29
    9060-30Cal RipkenSS-3B3$ 6,300,0006-4220R-R40
    9011626Tino Martinez *1B9$ 6,300,0006-2210L-R33
    9262-30Mike Lansing2B8$ 6,250,0006-0195R-R33
    9210614Jose Lima *P2$ 6,250,0006-2205R-R28
    6$ 6,250,000
    9484-10Kevin Young1B2$ 6,125,0006-3222R-R32
    9567-28Charles NagyP6$ 6,000,0006-3200L-R34
    9567-28Jeff Kent2B3$ 6,000,0006-1205R-R33
    9517378Vladimir Guerrero *LF1$ 6,000,0006-3205R-R26
    9566-29Sterling HitchcockP10$ 6,000,0006-1192L-L30
    3$ 6,000,000
    9567-28Chuck Knoblauch2B11$ 6,000,0005-9170R-R32
    9522-73Andres Galarraga1B4$ 6,000,0006-3235R-R40
    6$ 6,000,000
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    9567-28Roberto HernandezP1$ 6,000,0006-4235R-R36
    9578-17Andy AshbyP8$ 6,000,0006-5202R-R33

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2000)

    3. Albert Belle 7. David Cone 9. Mo Vaughn 25. Todd Stottlemyre 41. Alex Fernandez 50. Scott Erickson 53. John Wetteland 60. Tony Gwynn 65. Todd Hundley 67. Will Clark 67. Will Clark 67. Juan Guzman 67. Pat Hentgen 79. Ryan Klesko 82. Ismael Valdez 82. Ismael Valdez 84. Omar Daal 84. Omar Daal 86. Ken Hill 86. Ken Hill 88. Travis Fryman 89. Ellis Burks 93. Cal Eldred 93. Edgar Martinez 96. Steve Finley 98. Bobby Jones 99. Carlos Perez 100. Mark Grace


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