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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2002 Players
League Minimum $ 200,000
League Average $ 2,011,045
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2002 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 (*)
  • 2002 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    110Alex Rodriguez3B1$ 22,000,0006-3195R-R26
    231Carlos Delgado1B1$ 19,400,0006-3225L-R30
    32-1Kevin BrownP1$ 15,714,2866-4200R-R37
    462Manny RamirezDH1$ 15,462,7276-0205R-R30
    594Sammy SosaRF1$ 15,000,0006-0220R-R33
    51914Barry BondsLF1$ 15,000,0006-2210L-L37
    781Derek JeterSS1$ 14,600,0006-3195R-R28
    87-1Pedro MartinezP2$ 14,000,0005-11170R-R30
    9134Shawn GreenRF2$ 13,416,6676-4200L-L29
    105-5Randy JohnsonP1$ 13,350,0006-10230R-L38
    119-2Greg MadduxP1$ 13,100,0006-0185R-R36
    12131Larry WalkerRF1$ 12,666,6676-3237L-R35
    1312-1Bernie WilliamsCF2$ 12,357,1436-2205B-R33
    14 Mo Vaughn1B1$ 12,166,6676-1268L-R34
    15183Chipper Jones3B2$ 11,333,3336-4210B-R30
    16215Mike MussinaP3$ 11,000,0006-2183B-R33
    1615-1Raul MondesiRF-CF4$ 11,000,0005-11215R-R31
    2$ 11,000,000
    16215Juan GonzalezRF-LF2$ 11,000,0006-3220R-R32
    167963Jeff Bagwell1B1$ 11,000,0006-0195R-R34
    204-16Mike PiazzaC2$ 10,571,4296-3215R-R33
    21165144Jason Giambi *Highest DebutDH5$ 10,428,5716-3235L-R31
    2219-3Roger ClemensP6$ 10,300,0006-4230R-R39
    237956Curt SchillingP2$ 10,000,0006-4231R-R35
    233916Andruw JonesLF3$ 10,000,0006-1210R-R25
    2523-2Frank Thomas1B-DH1$ 9,927,0006-5270R-R34
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    2624-2Gary SheffieldRF-OF4$ 9,916,6675-11205R-R33
    277952Tim SalmonRF1$ 9,650,0006-3221R-R33
    283911Ivan RodriguezC3$ 9,600,0005-9205R-R30
    2917-12Mike HamptonP2$ 9,503,5435-10180R-L29
    30333Matt Williams3B3$ 9,500,0006-2210R-R36
    306535Andy PettitteP7$ 9,500,0006-5225L-L30
    30377Kevin AppierP2$ 9,500,0006-2200R-R34
    3331-2Mariano RiveraP8$ 9,450,0006-2170R-R32
    3426-8Al LeiterP3$ 9,250,0006-3220L-L36
    3533-2Barry LarkinSS1$ 9,000,0006-0185R-R38
    355722Nomar GarciaparraSS3$ 9,000,0006-0175R-R28
    37381Greg VaughnLF1$ 8,750,0006-0202R-R36
    374811Brad RadkeP1$ 8,750,0006-2180R-R29
    374811Craig Biggio2B-C2$ 8,750,0005-11180R-R36
    4033-7Rafael Palmeiro1B4$ 8,712,9866-0190L-L37
    415514Carl EverettCF-RF5$ 8,666,6666-0190B-R31
    4228-14Tom GlavineP5$ 8,623,7006-0185L-L36
    4311269Scott Rolen *3B1$ 8,600,0006-4226R-R27
    1$ 8,600,000
    449-35Ken GriffeyCF2$ 8,557,2236-3205L-L32
    4543-2Robin Ventura3B9$ 8,500,0006-1198L-R34
    467832Robb NenP2$ 8,300,0006-5215R-R32
    4741-6Ray LankfordLF1$ 8,100,0005-11200L-L35
    48557Brian GilesLF-CF1$ 8,063,0035-10200L-L31
    4912677Billy Wagner *P3$ 8,000,0005-11180L-L30
    4946-3Jim ThomeDH1$ 8,000,0006-4220L-R31
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    4912677Mike Sweeney *1B-C1$ 8,000,0006-2215R-R28
    49 Todd StottlemyreP4$ 8,000,0006-3200L-R37
    49523Dean Palmer3B1$ 8,000,0006-1210R-R33
    499546Vladimir GuerreroLF1$ 8,000,0006-3205R-R27
    4942-7Jay BellSS-2B5$ 8,000,0006-0182R-R36
    49202153Bret Boone *2B1$ 8,000,0005-10180R-R33
    499546Andy AshbyP3$ 8,000,0006-5202R-R34
    49 Wilson AlvarezP2$ 8,000,0006-1245L-L32
    5948-11Roberto Alomar2B4$ 7,939,6646-0185B-R34
    6027-33Chuck FinleyP2$ 7,911,9486-6226L-L39
    2$ 7,911,948
    6143-18John SmoltzP6$ 7,666,6676-3220R-R35
    61632Shane ReynoldsP4$ 7,666,6676-3210R-R34
    6352-11Kenny RogersP6$ 7,500,0006-1205L-L37
    637916Jeff HammondsRF-CF1$ 7,500,0006-0195R-R31
    658823Jim EdmondsCF3$ 7,333,3336-1212L-L32
    658823Mike LieberthalC2$ 7,333,3336-0190R-R30
    6712356Woody Williams *P4$ 7,300,0006-0195R-R35
    687911Fred McGriff1B2$ 7,250,0006-3215L-L38
    6864-4Johnny DamonLF4$ 7,250,0006-2190L-L28
    689224Jose LimaP2$ 7,250,0006-2205R-R29
    7165-6Aaron SeleP3$ 7,166,6676-5215R-R32
    7111140Jeromy Burnitz *RF5$ 7,166,6676-0205L-R33
    71177106Jermaine Dye *RF1$ 7,166,6676-5220R-R28
    71765Darryl KileP5$ 7,166,6676-5212R-R33
    7511237Edgar Martinez *DH-3B2$ 7,086,6685-11200R-R39
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    7672-4Rick ReedP2$ 7,000,0006-1195R-R36
    7616690Jorge Posada *DH10$ 7,000,0006-2205B-R30
    7665-11Darren OliverP5$ 7,000,0006-2210R-L31
    7661-15Denny NeagleP3$ 7,000,0006-3225L-L33
    7647-29David JusticeRF-LF2$ 7,000,0006-3200L-L36
    8175-6John Olerud1B3$ 6,950,0006-5220L-L33
    8225-57Chan Ho ParkP7$ 6,884,8036-2204R-R29
    8352-31Eric Karros1B4$ 6,875,0006-4226R-R34
    8471-13Todd Zeile3B-1B4$ 6,833,3336-1200R-R36
    8514358Rusty Greer *LF8$ 6,800,0006-0195L-L33
    8665-21David Segui1B1$ 6,762,8956-1202B-L35
    8772-15Jose OffermanSS-2B4$ 6,750,0006-0190B-R33
    6$ 6,750,000
    8816375Ugueth Urbina *P7$ 6,700,0006-0205R-R28
    8910920Ellis Burks *CF-RF3$ 6,666,6676-2205R-R37
    9072-18Trevor HoffmanP2$ 6,600,0006-0205R-R34
    9032-58Brian JordanRF-LF5$ 6,600,0006-1206R-R35
    9212230Jason Kendall *C2$ 6,571,4296-0195R-R28
    9317986Magglio Ordonez *RF2$ 6,500,0006-0200R-R28
    9379-14Jamie MoyerP5$ 6,500,0006-0170L-L39
    9318693Todd Hundley *C3$ 6,500,0005-11199B-R33
    9311219Cliff Floyd *LF-OF8$ 6,500,0006-4240L-R29
    1$ 6,500,000
    2$ 6,500,000
    9713841Jeff Cirillo *3B6$ 6,375,0006-1195R-R32
    9876-22Andy BenesP6$ 6,367,5426-6245R-R34
    9913536Bobby Abreu *LF3$ 6,333,3336-0197L-R28
    10033-67Ray Durham2B3$ 6,300,0005-8180B-R30
    3$ 6,300,000

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2001)

    16. Mark McGwire 29. Darren Dreifort 30. David Wells 43. Kenny Lofton 48. Javy Lopez 57. Vinny Castilla 57. Vinny Castilla 57. Joey Hamilton 57. Joey Hamilton 57. Paul O'Neill 61. Brady Anderson 65. Dante Bichette 70. Pedro Astacio 70. Pedro Astacio 79. Kevin Tapani 86. Jeff Shaw 87. John Valentin 90. Tino Martinez 90. Cal Ripken 92. Mike Lansing 94. Kevin Young 95. Andres Galarraga 95. Andres Galarraga 95. Roberto Hernandez 95. Sterling Hitchcock 95. Sterling Hitchcock 95. Jeff Kent 95. Chuck Knoblauch 95. Charles Nagy


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