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Average salaries from 1998-2005

Updated: December 21, 2005, 8:43 PM ET
Associated Press

Average baseball salaries by club in 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 and 1998 as compiled by the Major League Baseball Players Association. Averages included prorated signing bonuses and discounts salaries deferred without interest.

Team 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998

Yankees

$7,391,168

$6,382,187

$4,687,002

$4,902,777

$3,930,334

$3,656,542

$3,215,660

$2,229,945

Red Sox

$4,178,466

$3,714,530

$3,578,193

$3,633,457

$3,565,027

$2,861,753

$2,241,861

$1,676,859

Phillies

$3,430,206

$3,250,919

$2,754,112

$2,086,812

$1,766,070

$1,386,510

$955,639

$968,160

Cardinals

$3,401,334

$3,194,667

$2,653,465

$2,998,072

$2,556,629

$2,390,042

$1,515,094

$1,648,114

Mets

$3,338,123

$3,343,244

$3,140,295

$3,192,482

$2,998,090

$3,115,549

$2,199,903

$1,959,971

Angels

$3,119,308

$3,644,588

$2,496,220

$2,160,054

$1,726,087

$1,619,719

$1,519,745

$1,473,155

Braves

$3,045,938

$3,266,573

$3,465,626

$3,166,233

$2,956,695

$3,127,992

$2,491,388

$2,007,665

Giants

$2,988,721

$2,871,616

$3,119,705

$3,030,571

$2,600,753

$2,128,333

$1,650,392

$1,783,535

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