There is a difference of ‘three times’ between the highest salary team and the lowest salary team.
The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association announced the results of this year’s annual salary survey on the 24th. The total annual salary of 714 registered players (excluding foreign players) in the Central League and Pacific League was 31.9128 billion yen (approximately 316.4 billion won), and the average player salary was 44.69 million yen (approximately 443 million won).
The Central League increased by 11.7% from last year, and the Pacific League decreased by 3.5%. As Softbank Hawks ace Senga Godai and Orix Buffaloes fourth hitter Masataka Yoshida entered the major leagues, the entire league salary decreased. 메이저사이트 Last winter, Senga signed a five-year, $75 million contract with the New York Mets, and Yoshida signed a five-year, $90 million contract with the Boston Red Sox.
The team with the highest average salary is the Yomiuri Giants. It is 68.07 million yen (approximately 675 million won). After falling behind Softbank for the past 3 years, it has become the ‘top’ in 4 years. Softbank, which was 70.02 million yen (approximately 695 million won) last year, came in second with 67.63 million yen (approximately 670 million won).
Yomiuri is 42.38 million yen (approximately 420 million won) more than the “last” Nippon Ham, which recorded 23.69 million yen (approximately 235 million won). difference of nearly 3 times.The Yakult Swallows, who won the Central League for the second time in a row, rose from 5th to 4th last year with 47.97 million yen (approximately 476 million won). Orix, who won the Pacific League for two consecutive years and the Japan Series last year, earned 34.85 million.