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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2004 Players
League Minimum $ 300,000
League Average $ 2,070,100
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2004 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 (*)
  • 2004 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    132Manny RamirezDH1$ 22,500,0006-0205R-R32
    21-1Alex Rodriguez3B1$ 22,000,0006-3195R-R28
    32-1Carlos Delgado1B1$ 19,700,0006-3225L-R32
    484Derek JeterSS2$ 18,600,0006-3195R-R30
    5116Barry BondsLF1$ 18,000,0006-2210L-L39
    6104Pedro MartinezP2$ 17,500,0005-11170R-R32
    770Shawn GreenRF1$ 16,666,6676-4200L-L31
    891Mike PiazzaC1$ 16,071,4296-3215R-R35
    95-4Sammy SosaRF1$ 16,000,0006-0220R-R35
    92415Mike MussinaP3$ 16,000,0006-2183B-R35
    9112Randy JohnsonP1$ 16,000,0006-10230R-L40
    9167Jeff Bagwell1B1$ 16,000,0006-0195R-R36
    136-7Kevin BrownP4$ 15,714,2866-4200R-R39
    14140Chipper Jones3B1$ 15,333,3336-4210B-R32
    15238Mike HamptonP2$ 14,625,0005-10180R-L31
    16182Chan Ho ParkP1$ 14,000,0006-2204R-R31
    165337Magglio OrdonezRF1$ 14,000,0006-0200R-R30
    183214Gary SheffieldRF-OF5$ 13,000,0005-11205R-R35
    19190Larry WalkerRF1$ 12,666,6676-3237L-R37
    1$ 12,666,667
    203818Matt MorrisP2$ 12,500,0006-5210R-R29
    204121Ken GriffeyCF1$ 12,500,0006-3205L-L34
    20244Andruw JonesLF3$ 12,500,0006-1210R-R27
    206040Richard HidalgoRF-CF2$ 12,500,0006-3190R-R28
    2$ 12,500,000
    24317Jason GiambiDH6$ 12,428,5716-3235L-R33
    2520-5Darren DreifortP2$ 12,400,0006-2211R-R32
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    2621-5Bernie WilliamsCF7$ 12,357,1436-2205B-R35
    27336Jim ThomeDH1$ 12,166,6676-4220L-R33
    284214Curt SchillingP3$ 12,000,0006-4231R-R37
    29367John SmoltzP4$ 11,666,6676-3220R-R37
    2927-2Jermaine DyeRF1$ 11,666,6676-5220R-R30
    31376Todd Helton1B2$ 11,600,0006-2206L-L30
    32386Nomar GarciaparraSS4$ 11,500,0006-0175R-R30
    2$ 11,500,000
    33703670Mike Sweeney *Highest Debut1B-C1$ 11,000,0006-2215R-R30
    334411Kevin MillwoodP2$ 11,000,0006-4220R-R29
    3328-5Vladimir GuerreroLF1$ 11,000,0006-3205R-R29
    336532Bartolo ColonP2$ 11,000,0006-0230R-R29
    37381Mariano RiveraP8$ 10,890,0006-2170R-R34
    3834-4Tom GlavineP3$ 10,765,6086-0185L-L38
    395718Brad RadkeP1$ 10,750,0006-2180R-R31
    405212Bobby AbreuLF3$ 10,600,0006-0197L-R30
    416928Al LeiterP4$ 10,295,6006-3220L-L38
    429149Jeff Kent2B3$ 10,000,0006-1205R-R36
    43441Tim SalmonRF3$ 9,900,0006-3221R-R35
    43418375Troy Glaus *3B4$ 9,900,0006-5229R-R27
    45494Moises AlouLF-RF3$ 9,500,0006-3195R-R37
    466418Jim EdmondsCF3$ 9,333,3336-1212L-L34
    4710053Preston WilsonCF3$ 9,000,0006-2193R-R29
    4711265Javier Vazquez *P9$ 9,000,0006-2195R-R27
    476922Jorge PosadaDH10$ 9,000,0006-2205B-R32
    477528Hideo NomoP3$ 9,000,0006-2230R-R35
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    4711265Eric Milton *P4$ 9,000,0006-3220L-L28
    478841Charles JohnsonC4$ 9,000,0006-2220R-R32
    4711265Carlos Beltran *RF2$ 9,000,0006-1190B-R27
    4$ 9,000,000
    5426-28Bobby HigginsonLF-RF1$ 8,850,0005-11195L-R33
    55594Brian GilesLF-CF1$ 8,833,3335-10200L-L33
    5613882Geoff Jenkins *LF1$ 8,737,5006-1204L-R29
    5713982Richie Sexson *1B2$ 8,725,0006-7206R-R29
    58679Aaron SeleP5$ 8,666,6676-5215R-R34
    597819Scott Rolen3B4$ 8,625,0006-4226R-R29
    6058-2Jason KendallC1$ 8,571,4296-0195R-R30
    6114281Phil Nevin *3B-1B2$ 8,500,0006-2231R-R33
    6112463Jose Contreras *P11$ 8,500,0006-4230R-R32
    2$ 8,500,000
    63170107Luis Gonzalez *LF3$ 8,250,0006-2190L-R36
    6411147Kerry Wood *P4$ 8,000,0006-5230R-R27
    6413268Woody Williams *P5$ 8,000,0006-0195R-R37
    64695Billy WagnerP5$ 8,000,0005-11180L-L32
    6410844Paul Konerko *1B-DH3$ 8,000,0006-3211R-R28
    647915Johnny DamonLF5$ 8,000,0006-2190L-L30
    64695Bret Boone2B1$ 8,000,0005-10180R-R35
    7011949Jason Schmidt *P2$ 7,937,5006-5213R-R31
    71743Troy PercivalP6$ 7,833,3336-3238R-R34
    729725Dmitri YoungLF-1B2$ 7,750,0006-2235B-R30
    728210Jason IsringhausenP6$ 7,750,0006-3210R-R31
    728210Darin ErstadCF-1B7$ 7,750,0006-2212L-L30
    75761John Olerud1B12$ 7,700,0006-5220L-L35
    2$ 7,700,000
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    76793Tino Martinez1B1$ 7,500,0006-2210L-R36
    76826Mike LieberthalC6$ 7,500,0006-0190R-R32
    7810022Edgar RenteriaSS7$ 7,250,0006-1180R-R28
    789719Matt LawtonRF-LF1$ 7,250,0005-10186L-R32
    8013656Ray Durham *2B3$ 7,200,0005-8180B-R32
    8112443Jose Vidro *2B1$ 7,000,0005-11190B-R29
    819615David Segui1B1$ 7,000,0006-1202B-L37
    8150-31Ivan RodriguezC3$ 7,000,0005-9205R-R32
    8110019Jamie MoyerP3$ 7,000,0006-0170L-L41
    8115978Steve Finley *CF4$ 7,000,0006-2180L-L39
    4$ 7,000,000
    81 Paul ByrdP5$ 7,000,0006-1184R-R33
    81865Matt ManteiP5$ 7,000,0006-1190R-R30
    81377296Albert Pujols *DH-1B8$ 7,000,0006-3230R-R24
    8111231Hideki Matsui *LF-DH13$ 7,000,0006-2210L-R30
    90944Jeff Cirillo3B3$ 6,975,0006-1195R-R34
    9115160Jason Varitek *C6$ 6,900,0006-2220R-R32
    92931Freddy GarciaP4$ 6,875,0006-4235R-R27
    4$ 6,875,000
    9312330Sean Casey *1B2$ 6,800,0006-4226L-R29
    9416672Carlos Lee *1B5$ 6,500,0006-2220R-R28
    9415056Torii Hunter *RF2$ 6,500,0006-2205R-R28
    941006Cliff FloydLF-OF5$ 6,500,0006-4240L-R31
    94195101Lance Berkman *DH5$ 6,500,0006-1205B-L28
    9417076Edgardo Alfonzo *3B-2B4$ 6,500,0005-11187R-R30
    9418793Mike Lowell *3B1$ 6,500,0006-4205R-R30
    9415258Ichiro Suzuki *RF5$ 6,500,0005-11170L-R30

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2003)

    4. Mo Vaughn 13. Greg Maddux 15. Juan Gonzalez 16. Raul Mondesi 16. Raul Mondesi 22. Jeromy Burnitz 22. Jeromy Burnitz 28. Kevin Appier 28. Kevin Appier 28. Andy Pettitte 34. Mark Sweeney 42. Matt Williams 46. Craig Biggio 47. Trevor Hoffman 47. Brian Jordan 51. Carl Everett 51. Carl Everett 53. Barry Larkin 53. Denny Neagle 53. Rafael Palmeiro 60. Andy Ashby 60. Dean Palmer 63. Eric Karros 66. Jeff Hammonds 66. Jeff Hammonds 68. Kazuhiro Sasaki 69. Rick Reed 77. Roberto Alomar 77. Roberto Alomar 81. Mike Cameron 85. Ellis Burks 87. Roger Clemens 88. Pedro Astacio 88. Javy Lopez 92. Armando Benitez 92. Armando Benitez 92. Armando Benitez 94. J.T. Snow 99. Kevin Young 100. Todd Hundley 100. Rey Ordonez 100. Fernando Tatis


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