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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 1993 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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1993 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1Toronto Blue JaysALEast45,747,6669567.58611443,663,666Joe Carter (6)
2Cincinnati RedsNLWest42,851,1677389.4515102035,203,999Barry Larkin (5)
3New York YankeesALEast41,305,0008874.54323735,966,834Danny Tartabull (11)
4Kansas City RoyalsALWest40,102,6668478.519371433,643,834David Cone (12)
5New York MetsNLEast38,350,16759103.3647142844,352,002Bobby Bonilla (1)
6Chicago CubsNLEast38,303,1668478.519471329,060,833Ryne Sandberg (2)
7Atlanta BravesNLWest38,131,00010458.64211132,975,333Greg Maddux (4)
8Los Angeles DodgersNLWest37,833,0008181.500481643,788,166Orel Hershiser (28)
9Boston Red SoxALEast37,108,5838082.494591742,203,584Andre Dawson (17)
10Detroit TigersALEast36,548,1668577.525451028,773,834Mike Henneman (27)
11Texas RangersALWest35,641,9598676.53124929,740,667Jose Canseco (19)
12Oakland AthleticsALWest35,535,8346894.4207142439,957,834Ruben Sierra (34)
13Chicago White SoxALWest34,598,1669468.58012528,413,500Jack McDowell (39)
14San Francisco GiantsNLWest34,567,50010359.63622233,126,168Will Clark (20)
15Seattle MarinersALWest31,616,3338280.506481522,483,834Ken Griffey (35)
16Houston AstrosNLWest28,854,5008577.525361213,352,000Doug Drabek (32)
17Minnesota TwinsALWest27,284,9337191.4386122127,432,834Kirby Puckett (9)
18California AngelsALWest27,230,3347191.4385112233,529,854Chuck Finley (8)
19Baltimore OriolesALEast26,914,0008577.525361120,997,667Cal Ripken (10)
20Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast26,812,3349765.59913323,804,834Mitch Williams (64)
21San Diego PadresNLWest24,557,33361101.3777132727,584,167Tony Gwynn (26)
22Pittsburgh PiratesNLEast23,565,6677587.463591932,589,167Andy Van Slyke (16)
23Milwaukee BrewersALEast22,948,8346993.4267132330,253,668Teddy Higuera (81)
24St. Louis CardinalsNLEast22,615,3348775.53735826,889,836Ozzie Smith (101)
25Florida MarlinsNLEast18,196,5456498.39561226---Bryan Harvey (33)
26Cleveland IndiansALEast15,717,6677686.469610188,236,166Bob Ojeda (209)
27Montreal ExposNLEast14,881,3349468.58024615,869,667Larry Walker (95)
28Colorado RockiesNLWest8,829,0006795.41461125---Bruce Hurst (8)
28 record(s)
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