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Jason Giambi - DH

1 (2007) / $23,428,571

Salary: $23,428,571

AVG Annual: $23,428,571

Player Salaries (DH)

rankNameTeamPOSSalaryYearsTotal ValueAvg Annual
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Jason Giambi
NYY DH $23,428,571 1 (2007) $23,428,571 $23,428,571
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Jim Thome
CWS DH $14,833,333 1 (2007) $14,833,333 $14,833,333
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Mike Sweeney
KC DH $11,000,000 1 (2007) $11,000,000 $11,000,000
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Gary Sheffield
DET DH $10,916,071 1 (2007) $10,916,071 $10,916,071
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Mike Piazza
OAK DH $8,500,000 1 (2007) $8,500,000 $8,500,000
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Jose Vidro
SEA DH $7,500,000 1 (2007) $7,500,000 $7,500,000
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Frank Thomas
TOR DH $5,560,000 1 (2007) $5,560,000 $5,560,000
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Travis Hafner
CLE DH $4,050,000 1 (2007) $4,050,000 $4,050,000
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Sammy Sosa
TEX DH $500,000 1 (2007) $500,000 $500,000
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Jonny Gomes
TB DH $407,800 1 (2007) $407,800 $407,800

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USA TODAY's baseball salaries database contains year-by-year listings of salaries for Major League Baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists, 1988 through the current season. Figures, compiled by USA TODAY, are based on documents obtained from the MLB Players Association, club officials and filed with Major League Baseball's central office. Deferred payments and incentive clauses are not included. Team payrolls do not include money paid or received in trades or for players who have been released. Average and median salaries reported by USA TODAY may differ from numbers that are reported elsewhere.
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