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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 1995 Players
League Minimum $ 109,000
League Average $ 999,520
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 1995 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 (*)
  • 1995 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    13433Cecil Fielder1B1$ 9,237,5006-3240R-R31
    2108Barry BondsLF1$ 8,166,6666-2210L-L30
    31411David ConeP1$ 8,000,0006-1190L-R32
    1$ 8,000,000
    4128Ken GriffeyCF1$ 7,600,0006-3205L-L25
    53-2Joe CarterLF-RF2$ 7,500,0006-3215R-R35
    6133127Frank Thomas *Highest Debut1B-DH1$ 7,150,0006-5270R-R27
    7113106Mark McGwire *1B1$ 6,925,0006-5250R-R31
    8151143Jeff Bagwell *1B1$ 6,875,0006-0195R-R27
    94-5Cal RipkenSS-3B1$ 6,700,0006-4220R-R34
    10155Greg MadduxP1$ 6,500,0006-0185R-R29
    118-3Kirby PuckettCF-OF1$ 6,300,0005-9223R-R34
    12197Ruben SierraRF2$ 6,200,0006-1200B-R29
    2$ 6,200,000
    12142130Lenny Dykstra *CF-OF1$ 6,200,0005-10185L-L32
    142814Barry LarkinSS1$ 5,900,0006-0185R-R31
    153621Matt Williams3B2$ 5,850,0006-2210R-R29
    1612-4Jose CansecoRF-LF1$ 5,800,0006-4240R-R30
    175235John Olerud1B3$ 5,750,0006-5220L-L26
    174225Jose RijoP2$ 5,750,0006-3200R-R30
    1911-8Roger ClemensP2$ 5,655,2506-4230R-R32
    204323Will Clark1B1$ 5,647,7266-1200L-L31
    21210Gary SheffieldRF-OF1$ 5,625,0005-11205R-R26
    2220-2Bret SaberhagenP1$ 5,562,9906-1200R-R31
    1$ 5,562,990
    235-18Roberto Alomar2B4$ 5,500,0006-0185B-R27
    247753Juan GonzalezRF-LF2$ 5,400,0006-3220R-R25
    248-16Jack McDowellP3$ 5,400,0006-5190R-R29
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    261-25Bobby Bonilla3B-RF2$ 5,300,0006-3240B-R32
    2$ 5,300,000
    26174148Darren Daulton *C2$ 5,300,0006-2190L-R33
    269266Darryl StrawberryRF-OF4$ 5,300,0006-6215L-L33
    2625-1Danny TartabullRF3$ 5,300,0006-1205R-R32
    5$ 5,300,000
    3010171David Justice *RF-LF2$ 5,200,0006-3200L-L29
    316736Robin Ventura3B2$ 5,100,0006-1198L-R27
    32375Larry WalkerRF2$ 5,019,3826-3237L-R28
    3332-1Doug DrabekP2$ 5,000,0006-1185R-R32
    336431Mark LangstonP1$ 5,000,0006-2185R-L34
    3515-20John SmileyP3$ 4,975,0006-4210L-L30
    366226Marquis GrissomCF3$ 4,950,0005-11188R-R28
    376-31Rafael Palmeiro1B3$ 4,906,6036-0190L-L30
    389456John SmoltzP4$ 4,894,4456-3220R-R28
    3911374Greg Vaughn *LF1$ 4,875,0006-0202R-R29
    39445Chuck FinleyP2$ 4,875,0006-6226L-L32
    398041Bryan HarveyP2$ 4,875,0006-2215R-R32
    427-35Jimmy KeyP6$ 4,873,7006-1190R-L34
    43232189Mike Henneman *P3$ 4,833,3346-4195R-R33
    2$ 4,833,334
    4423-21Wally Joyner1B1$ 4,800,0006-2200L-L33
    4518-27Tom GlavineP5$ 4,750,0006-0185L-L29
    45 Duane WardP5$ 4,750,0006-4210R-R31
    476720Craig Biggio2B-C4$ 4,725,0005-11180R-R29
    4810153Wade Boggs *3B7$ 4,724,3166-2197L-R37
    498839Randy JohnsonP2$ 4,675,0006-10230R-L31
    50160110Todd Worrell *P1$ 4,666,6676-5222R-R35
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    51598Tony GwynnRF1$ 4,658,3345-11220L-L35
    529442Ken Caminiti3B2$ 4,600,0006-0200B-R32
    5326-27Dennis MartinezP1$ 4,550,0006-1180R-R40
    5414692Ken Hill *P2$ 4,525,0006-2215R-R29
    1$ 4,525,000
    5511156Steve Finley *CF3$ 4,500,0006-2180L-L30
    5513176Albert Belle *LF-RF3$ 4,500,0006-2210R-R28
    5513984Ben McDonald *P4$ 4,500,0006-7212R-R27
    5537-18Paul Molitor3B-2B6$ 4,500,0006-0195R-R38
    5952-7Greg SwindellP5$ 4,450,0006-3230R-L30
    5957-2Tom CandiottiP2$ 4,450,0006-2221R-R37
    6139-22Don Mattingly1B8$ 4,420,0005-11185L-L34
    627715Jay BellSS-2B1$ 4,400,0006-0182R-R29
    6228-34Mark Grace1B1$ 4,400,0006-2200L-L31
    6447-17Kevin AppierP2$ 4,387,5006-2200R-R27
    6512156Greg Gagne *SS3$ 4,366,6675-11177R-R33
    65167102Tony Phillips *2B-LF3$ 4,366,6675-10175B-R36
    679326Rick AguileraP2$ 4,350,0006-5203R-R33
    3$ 4,350,000
    6812355Sammy Sosa *RF2$ 4,300,0006-0220R-R26
    6950-19Fred McGriff1B6$ 4,275,0006-3215L-L31
    7040-30Chris BosioP3$ 4,250,0006-3225R-R32
    7159-12Randy MyersP3$ 4,233,3346-1210L-L32
    7235-37Kevin BrownP5$ 4,225,0006-4200R-R30
    7312855Terry Steinbach *C4$ 4,200,0006-1212R-R33
    7410430Jeff Montgomery *P4$ 4,166,6675-11175R-R33
    7515984Travis Fryman *3B-SS3$ 4,150,0006-1195R-R26
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    7630-46Jay BuhnerRF4$ 4,066,6666-3215R-R30
    7710528Devon White *CF7$ 4,050,0006-2190B-R32
    7812850Steve Avery *P7$ 4,000,0006-4205L-L25
    7946-33Andres Galarraga1B3$ 3,950,0006-3235R-R34
    8017393Bill Swift *P4$ 3,933,3336-0180R-R33
    8117-64Rickey HendersonLF-OF5$ 3,800,0005-10190R-L36
    8112544Chili Davis *OF4$ 3,800,0006-3210B-R35
    8313047Lou Whitaker *2B4$ 3,783,3345-11160L-R38
    8416581Shawon Dunston *SS4$ 3,775,0006-1180R-R32
    8517489Kenny Rogers *P3$ 3,750,0006-1205L-L30
    8610620Roberto Kelly *CF-LF3$ 3,733,3346-2198R-R30
    1$ 3,733,334
    8713548Todd Zeile *3B-1B5$ 3,700,0006-1200R-R29
    2$ 3,700,000
    8757-30Tim RainesLF-OF3$ 3,700,0005-8186B-R35
    8961-28Deion SandersCF-LF4$ 3,666,6676-1195L-L27
    3$ 3,666,667
    90 Ron GantLF-CF5$ 3,633,3356-0196R-R30
    9116877Carlos Baerga *2B4$ 3,633,3335-11215B-R26
    9214957Kevin Tapani *P4$ 3,600,0006-1190R-R31
    3$ 3,600,000
    9288-4Mike GreenwellLF4$ 3,600,0006-0189L-R31
    9490-4Edgar MartinezDH-3B5$ 3,591,3675-11200R-R32
    9518489Ozzie Guillen *SS4$ 3,500,0005-11150L-R31
    95236141Spike Owen *SS5$ 3,500,0005-9160B-R34
    9774-23Melido PerezP9$ 3,450,0006-4180R-R29
    9852-46Jeff BlauserSS8$ 3,420,0006-1190R-R29
    9911213Andy Benes *P4$ 3,400,0006-6245R-R27
    6$ 3,400,000
    9912728Dante Bichette *RF-LF5$ 3,400,0006-3238R-R31

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (1994)

    2. Ryne Sandberg 22. Dwight Gooden 23. Gregg Jefferies 27. Andre Dawson 31. Frank Viola 33. Dave Stewart 40. John Franco 45. Paul O'Neill 47. Dennis Eckersley 47. Benito Santiago 51. Tom Henke 52. Tom Browning 52. Kevin Mitchell 63. Willie McGee 64. John Burkett 64. Andy Van Slyke 67. Brett Butler 67. Jose Guzman 67. Teddy Higuera 67. Bob Tewksbury 73. Steve Sax 74. Bob Welch 76. Tim Wallach 77. Tim Belcher 80. Mike Devereaux 80. Mike Morgan 83. Terry Mulholland 84. Orel Hershiser 84. Mike Moore 86. Sid Fernandez 86. Robby Thompson 91. Vince Coleman 94. Bud Black 94. Shane Mack 94. Otis Nixon 94. Bobby Witt 100. Pete Harnisch


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