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Baseball Wed Apr 02 2008

Sox, Cubs Big Spenders as League Average Salary Tops $3M

The average salary for an MLB player has now surpassed $3M! As you'd guess, the average is more than a little misleading when you consider that the entire Florida Marlins team doesn't have more than one player making the "league average" and that the league's median salary has remained roughly $1M for 3 consecutive seasons now.

When looking at only the salaries of players presently on the roster, the Sox ($109M) and Cubs ($100M) rate 4th and 8th respectively in the league. The White Sox and Cubs each have 11 players making more than the league average.

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