The Wire Monkey

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Baseball Payrolls by Acquisition Type: 2015 season

Hover on any cell to see next level of detail, or click on a cell to zoom in. Click on the top label to zoom out.

Size of box: Total Payroll/Salary.

A discussion with my colleague and sportsball blogger Richard Fitch led to this viz. It looks at how the method of acquiring players affects team payroll.

by league
by team