On January 7, 2006 — The final 2005 payrolls are released, the New York Yankees finished last year with a record $207.2 million payroll, more than $90 million ahead of any other team, according to final figures compiled by the commissioner’s office.

 


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Baseball Reference January 7

SABR Games Project

National Pastime January 7

Hall of Fame

Retro Sheet

Replay The Game