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NY YankeesNY MetsBoston Red Sox

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YearEst. PayrollYearEst. PayrollYear Est. Payroll

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2010$206,333,3892010$134,422,9422010$162,447,333

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2009$201,449,1892009$149,373,9872009$121,745,999

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2008$209,081,5772008$137,793,3762008$133,390,035

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2007$189,639,0452007$115,231,6632007$143,026,214

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2006$194,663,0792006$101,084,9632006$120,099,824

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2005$208,306,8172005$101,305,8212005$123,505,125

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2004$184,193,9502004$96,660,9702004$127,298,500

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2003$152,749,8142003$117,176,4292003$99,946,500

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2002$125,928,5832002$94,633,5932002$108,366,060

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2001*$112,287,1432001*$93,674,4282001*$109,675,833

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2000$92,938,2602000$79,759,7622000$81,210,333

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1999$88,130,7091999$71,331,4251999$71,720,000

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1998$63,159,8981998$49,559,6651998$51,647,000

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1997$59,148,8771997$38,474,5671997$43,232,000

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1996$52,189,3701996$23,456,5001996$39,676,000

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1995$46,657,0161995$24,301,4401995$28,672,250

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1994$44,785,3341994$29,890,3241994$36,334,084

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1993$41,305,0001993$38,350,1671993$37,108,583

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1992$35,966,8341992$44,352,0021992$42,203,584

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1991$27,815,8351991$32,590,0021991$32,767,500

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Total$2,336,729,719Total$1,573,424,026Total$1,714,072,757

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Yankees$2,336,729,719

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Red Sox$1,714,072,757

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Difference$622,656,962

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Yankees$2,336,729,719

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Mets$1,573,424,026

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Difference$763,305,693

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* - USA Today 2001 MLB Payroll figures has a glitch that displayed every player twice requiring edit to eliminate duplicate entries.