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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 1994 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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1994 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1New York YankeesALEast44,785,3347043.61911241,305,000Jimmy Key (7)
2Toronto Blue JaysALEast41,937,6685560.478361245,747,666Joe Carter (3)
3Atlanta BravesNLEast40,502,1676846.59622338,131,000Greg Maddux (15)
4Kansas City RoyalsALCentral40,481,3346451.55735940,102,666David Cone (14)
5San Francisco GiantsNLWest40,054,3005560.478271334,567,500Barry Bonds (10)
6Detroit TigersALEast40,042,5015362.4615101936,548,166Cecil Fielder (34)
7Cincinnati RedsNLCentral39,826,3336648.57913642,851,167John Smiley (15)
8Chicago White SoxALCentral38,413,8366746.59312434,598,166Jack McDowell (8)
9Baltimore OriolesALEast37,669,7696349.56324826,914,000Cal Ripken (4)
10Los Angeles DodgersNLWest37,194,0015856.509151037,833,000Tom Candiotti (57)
11Boston Red SoxALEast36,334,0845461.470471537,108,583Roger Clemens (11)
12Chicago CubsNLCentral35,717,3334964.4345132638,303,166Ryne Sandberg (2)
13Oakland AthleticsALWest33,169,5005163.4472122335,535,834Rickey Henderson (17)
14Texas RangersALWest32,423,0975262.4561112135,641,959Jose Canseco (12)
15Houston AstrosNLCentral32,041,5006649.57424728,854,500Doug Drabek (32)
16Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast31,422,0005461.470481426,812,334Doug Jones (126)
17New York MetsNLEast29,890,3245558.487361138,350,167Bobby Bonilla (1)
18St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral28,956,0015361.465391822,615,334Gregg Jefferies (23)
19Cleveland IndiansALCentral28,490,1676647.58423515,717,667Dennis Martinez (26)
20Seattle MarinersALWest27,872,1674963.4383132531,616,333Ken Griffey (12)
21Minnesota TwinsALCentral27,641,5005360.469481627,284,933Kirby Puckett (8)
22Milwaukee BrewersALCentral23,375,5135362.461592022,948,834Teddy Higuera (67)
23Colorado RockiesNLWest22,979,0005364.453311228,829,000Andres Galarraga (46)
24California AngelsALWest20,691,5004768.4094142727,230,334Chuck Finley (44)
25Florida MarlinsNLEast20,275,5005164.4435122418,196,545Gary Sheffield (21)
26Pittsburgh PiratesNLCentral20,265,5005361.4653101723,565,667Andy Van Slyke (64)
27Montreal ExposNLEast18,955,0007440.64911114,881,334Larry Walker (37)
28San Diego PadresNLWest13,529,3334770.4024142824,557,333Tony Gwynn (59)
28 record(s)
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