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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 1995 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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1995 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1Toronto Blue JaysALEast49,791,5005688.3895132841,937,668David Cone (3)
2New York YankeesALEast46,654,0167965.54923544,785,334Jack McDowell (24)
3Atlanta BravesNLEast45,199,0009054.62511240,502,167Greg Maddux (10)
4Baltimore OriolesALEast40,835,5197173.493371337,669,769Cal Ripken (9)
5Chicago White SoxALCentral39,632,8346876.472391838,413,836Frank Thomas (6)
6Cincinnati RedsNLCentral37,240,6678559.59012439,826,333Barry Larkin (14)
7Oakland AthleticsALWest35,961,5006777.4654102133,169,500Mark McGwire (7)
8Detroit TigersALEast35,862,5016084.4174122540,042,501Cecil Fielder (1)
9Cleveland IndiansALCentral35,185,50010044.69411128,490,167Dennis Martinez (53)
10San Francisco GiantsNLWest34,931,8496777.4654112040,054,300Barry Bonds (2)
11Seattle MarinersALWest34,241,5337966.54514627,872,167Ken Griffey (4)
12Chicago CubsNLCentral32,460,8347371.507361235,717,333Mark Grace (62)
13Texas RangersALWest32,367,2267470.514361132,423,097Will Clark (20)
14Houston AstrosNLCentral31,624,0007668.528251032,041,500Jeff Bagwell (8)
15Colorado RockiesNLWest31,146,1357767.53524922,979,000Larry Walker (32)
16St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral30,956,0006281.4344132428,956,001Ken Hill (54)
17Los Angeles DodgersNLWest30,459,0017866.54213737,194,001Todd Worrell (50)
18California AngelsALWest28,974,1677867.53825820,691,500Mark Langston (33)
19Boston Red SoxALEast28,672,2508658.59712336,334,084Jose Canseco (16)
20Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast28,580,0006975.479381631,422,000Lenny Dykstra (12)
21Kansas City RoyalsALCentral27,608,8347074.486281540,481,334Wally Joyner (44)
22San Diego PadresNLWest25,923,3347074.486371413,529,333Tony Gwynn (51)
23Minnesota TwinsALCentral24,527,5005688.3895142727,641,500Kirby Puckett (11)
24New York MetsNLEast24,301,4406975.479291729,890,324Bret Saberhagen (22)
25Florida MarlinsNLEast23,670,0006776.4694101920,275,500Gary Sheffield (21)
26Pittsburgh PiratesNLCentral17,054,3005886.4035142620,265,500Jay Bell (62)
27Milwaukee BrewersALCentral16,189,6006579.4514112323,375,513Greg Vaughn (39)
28Montreal ExposNLEast12,031,0006678.4585122218,955,000Roberto Kelly (86)
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