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Yankees manager Joe Torre will earn $7.5M for the ’07 season, more than double any other manager in MLB. The following chart presents MLB managers salaries for the ’07 season (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/21).
SALARIES FOR MLB MANAGERS IN '07RANKMANAGERTEAM'07 SALARY1Joe TorreYankees$7,500,0002Lou Piniella^Cubs$3,500,0003Bobby CoxBraves$3,000,0004Tony La RussaCardinals$2,800,0005tMike SciosciaAngels$2,000,0005tJim LeylandTigers$2,000,0007Bruce Bochy^Giants$1,750,0008Terry FranconaRed Sox$1,650,0009Phil GarnerAstros$1,500,00010Willie RandolphMets$1,400,00011Mike HargroveMariners$1,300,00012Ron GardenhireTwins$1,250,00013Ozzie GuillenWhite Sox$1,100,00014Eric WedgeIndians$1,025,00015Jim TracyPirates$1,000,00016Bob MelvinD'Backs$875,00017tBuddy BellRoyals$825,00017tNed YostBrewers$825,00019tClint HurdleRockies$800,00019tCharlie ManuelPhillies$800,00021tJerry NarronReds$600,00021tGrady LittleDodgers$600,00021tSammy PerlozzoOrioles$600,00021tRon Washington^Rangers$600,00025Joe MaddonD'Rays$550,00026tJohn GibbonsBlue Jays$500,00026tManny Acta^Nationals$500,00026tBob Geren^A's$500,000NABud Black^PadresNANAFredi Gonzalez^MarlinsNA
NOTE: ^ First year with team. The Mets are expected to announce an extension with manager Willie Randolph that is reportedly worth $5.65M over three years, paying him $2M in ’08 and $2.25M in ’09. A source said that the Mets hold a $2.5M club option for 2010. The deal “will go into effect immediately.” Randolph’s original ’07 salary was $700,000 (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 1/25).