Sports 8 ways to look at 2015 MLB salaries By AMNY.COM Updated April 7, 2015 10:48 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Baseball players make a lot of money. No hiding that fact. Also not hidden? Their 2015 salaries. Here's a window into the types of dollars we're talking about here, with eight fun facts pulled from our database of 2015 MLB salaries. It pays to be 31 Photo Credit: Getty Images There are 74 players who began the 2015 MLB season at 31 years of age. As a group, they are scheduled to earn $522,886,667 in salary this year, the most of any age group. (And no, that’s not because 31 is the most popular age in MLB.) Figure 8 Photo Credit: Getty Images In 2015, 124 players will earn eight-figure salaries. Of that group, 47 are starting pitchers. To the left Photo Credit: Getty Images Of the three outfield positions, left-fielders will make the most in salary this season at $299,251,409. Right-fielders will earn $273,981,120, and centerfielders $202,265,528. Cost-efficient Yankees? Photo Credit: Getty Images For what seems like the first time in forever, the Yankees do not have a player in the top 10 in salary for 2015. The first Yankee on the list is Mark Teixeira at No. 12. He’ll earn $23,125,000 this season. Cheap seats Photo Credit: Getty Images The NL Central has the lowest total salary of MLB’s six divisions at $539,905,410. California Dreamin’ Photo Credit: Getty Images With five teams in the state, it’s no surprise that California has the highest total salary at $747,836,552. That’s more than double the second highest state -- New York at $313,891,782. Dodger town? Photo Credit: Getty Images Yes, the Los Angeles Dodgers have the largest salary this year, trumping the Yankees. But, the Dodgers’ division -- the NL West -- is second among total salary when sorted by division. No. 1? The AL East, divisional home of the Yankees. Still, that’s half-a-million Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac A total of 202 players will earn the league minimum $507,500 in 2015. By AMNY.COM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.