Big time

March 31, 1992

Baseball contracts with average annual values of $3 million or more and baseball players with the highest 1992 salaries at each position. Figures include all guaranteed income but not income from potential incentive bonuses:

Player, Club.... .... .... Years.. ... Avg. Salary

Ryne Sandberg, Cubs.. .... 1993-96. .. $7.1M

Bobby Bonilla, NYM... .... 1992-96. .. $5.8M

Jack Morris, Tor..... .... 1992-93. .. $5.4M

Roger Clemens, Bos... .... 1992-95. .. $5.4M

Dwight Gooden, NYM... .... 1992-94.. . $5.2M

Barry Larkin, Cin.... .... 1992-96.. . $5.1M

Danny Tartabull, NYY.. ... 1992-96. .. $5.1M

Ruben Sierra, Texas.. .... 1992... ... $5M

Jose Canseco, Oak.... .... 1991-95. .. $4.7M

Barry Bonds, Pit..... .... 1992 $4. .. 7M

1992 most expensive team

P-Dwight Gooden, NYM.... .... $4,916,667

C-Mickey Tettleton, Det...... $3,333,333

1B-Cecil Fielder, Det... .... $4,500,000

2B-Steve Sax, WSox...... .... $3,575,000

SS-Barry Larkin, Cin.... .... $4,300,000

3B-Kelly Gruber, Tor.... .... $3,633,333

OF-Bobby Bonilla, NYM... .... $6,100,000

OF-Danny Tartabull, NYY...... $5,300,000

OF-Ruben Sierra, Tex.... .... $5,000,000

Total.... .... .... .... .... $40,658,333

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