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NPB Salary Figures for 2009

by on Apr.28, 2009 @ 6:17 am, under NPB

The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association released it's salary data for the 2009 season.

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Team                 #    Avg Salary   Total Salary
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Hanshin Tigers       64   57,940,000   3,534,100,000
Softbank Hawks       62   52,730,000   3,269,400,000
Yomiuri Giants       57   46,760,000   2,665,060,000
Chunichi Dragons     63   43,110,000   2,716,100,000
===================|====|============|===============
Chiba Lotte Marines  62   43,250,000   2,681,700,000 
Seibu Lions          64   35,760,000   2,288,400,000
Yakult Swallows      62   33,240,000   2,060,900,000
Nippon Ham Fighters  62   33,050,000   2,049,400,000
===================|====|============|===============
Yokohama Bay Stars   61   32,750,000   1,998,000,000
Orix Buffaloes       62   27,280,000   1,691,600,000
Rakuten Eagles       60   26,840,000   1,610,100,000
Hiroshima Carp       62   22,980,000   1,424,600,000
===================|====|============|===============
PL Average           372  36,530,000
CL Average           366  39,340,000
===================|====|============|===============
League Average       738  37,930,000

According to Google: 37,930,000yen is currently worth about US$395,268.