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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 1992 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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1992 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1New York MetsNLEast44,352,0027290.4445102032,590,002Bobby Bonilla (1)
2Los Angeles DodgersNLWest43,788,1666399.3896122633,216,664Orel Hershiser (14)
3Toronto Blue JaysALEast43,663,6669666.59311227,538,751Jack Morris (10)
4Boston Red SoxALEast42,203,5847389.4517111932,767,500Frank Viola (5)
5Oakland AthleticsALWest39,957,8349666.59312433,632,500Ruben Sierra (1)
6New York YankeesALEast35,966,8347686.469481627,815,835Danny Tartabull (2)
7Cincinnati RedsNLWest35,203,9999072.55623725,369,166Barry Larkin (12)
8Kansas City RoyalsALWest33,643,8347290.4445132128,722,662Wally Joyner (19)
9California AngelsALWest33,529,8547290.4446122331,782,501Chuck Finley (11)
10San Francisco GiantsNLWest33,126,1687290.444592230,839,333Will Clark (16)
11Atlanta BravesNLWest32,975,3339864.60511120,423,500Mark Davis (4)
12Pittsburgh PiratesNLEast32,589,1679666.59312323,064,667Barry Bonds (6)
13Milwaukee BrewersALEast30,253,6689270.56823524,398,000Paul Molitor (40)
14Texas RangersALWest29,740,6677785.475471522,224,500Ruben Sierra (4)
15Chicago CubsNLEast29,060,8337884.481481426,923,120Greg Maddux (18)
16Detroit TigersALEast28,773,8347587.4636101823,736,334Cecil Fielder (9)
17Chicago White SoxALWest28,413,5008676.531361016,830,437George Bell (28)
18San Diego PadresNLWest27,584,1678280.506361222,585,001Fred McGriff (22)
19Minnesota TwinsALWest27,432,8349072.55624622,431,000John Smiley (44)
20St. Louis CardinalsNLEast26,889,8368379.512351121,435,001Lee Smith (80)
21Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast23,804,8347092.4326112420,298,332Mitch Williams (57)
22Seattle MarinersALWest22,483,8346498.3957142516,126,834Kevin Mitchell (26)
23Baltimore OriolesALEast20,997,6678973.54935814,627,334Glenn Davis (43)
24Montreal ExposNLEast15,869,6678775.53724920,813,500Dennis Martinez (47)
25Houston AstrosNLWest13,352,0008181.500471311,546,000Doug Jones (193)
26Cleveland IndiansALEast8,236,1667686.469591718,270,000Felix Fermin (269)
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Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season