Monday, Oct 24, 2016
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio


Tigers fourth in payroll; Yankees first

NEW YORK The Yankees have no equal in spending, not in winning.

Even before their latest spending spree, the Yankees finished 2008 with a record payroll of $222.5 million.

The Detroit Tigers were fourth at $136.2 million.

The baseball commissioner released the figures, which show the Yankees with a $75.4 million lead over the next-highest spender, the Boston Red Sox at $147.1 million.

New York s luxury tax payment of $26,862,702 was just $141,000 shy of the Florida Marlins entire payroll, which came to $27,003,450.

The New York Mets were third at $144.7 million.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2015 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…