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Year by year

Mo Vaughn

November 26, 1998

Regular Season

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Year AB R H HR RBI Avg 1991 219 21 57 4 32 .260 1992 355 42 83 13 57 .234 1993 539 86 160 29 101 .297 1994 394 65 122 26 82 .310 1995 550 98 165 39 126 .300 1996 635 118 207 44 143 .326 1997 527 91 166 35 96 .315 1998 609 107 205 40 115 .337 Totals 3,828 628 1,165 230 752 .304

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Division Series

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Year, Opp. AB R H HR RBI Avg. 1995, Cle 14 0 0 0 0 .000 1998, Cle 17 3 7 2 7 .412 Totals 31 3 7 2 7 .226

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New Digs

\o7 Edison Field hasn't been all that good to Vaughn in the past. In fact, the only park where his \f7 s\o7 tatistics are worse is Milwaukee County Stadium. A look at his numbers at Fenway Park every 81 games (the number of home games each season) compared to Edison Field:\f7

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Stadium H 2B HR RBI AVG OB% SLG% Fenway 96 18 18 60 .327 .420 .578 Anaheim 83 12 12 52 .284 .377 .496

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Researched by HOUSTON MITCHELL / Los Angeles Times

The Contract

1999: $5 million

2000: $9 million

2001: $11 million

2002: $10 million

2003: $15 million

2004: $15 million

Vaughn gets a $13-million signing bonus, with $5 million payable now and $8 million deferred until 2003. For the 2005 season, the Angels can either exercise a $14-million option or pay a $2-million buyout. Vaughn has a full no-trade clause in 1999 and 2000, a partial no-trade clause from 2001-03 and a full no-trade clause in 2004-05.

Top of the Heap

\o7 The top 10 contracts based on average yearly salary:\f7

Player, Club: Avg. Salary

Mo Vaughn, Angels: $13,333,333

Mike Piazza, N.Y. (NL): $13,000,000

Pedro Martinez, Boston: $12,500,000

Bernie Williams, N.Y. (AL): $12,500,000

Greg Maddux, Atlanta : $11,500,000

Barry Bonds, San Francisco: $11,450,000

Gary Sheffield, Dodgers: $11,416,667

Albert Belle, Chicago (AL): $11,000,000

Sammy Sosa, Chicago (NL): $10,625,000

Mark McGwire, St. Louis: $9,500,000

Milestone Contracts

Nov. 19, 1979--Nolan Ryan, Houston

* $1 million a year for four seasons

Feb. 7, 1982--George Foster, N.Y. (NL)

* $2.04 million a year for five seasons

Nov. 22, 1989--Kirby Puckett, Minnesota

* $3 million a year for three seasons

June 27, 1990--Jose Canseco, Oakland

* $4.7 million a year for five seasons

Feb. 8, 1991--Roger Clemens, Boston

* $5,380,250 a year for four seasons

March 2, 1992--Ryne Sandberg, Chicago (NL)

* $7.1 million a year for four seasons

Jan. 31, 1996--Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle

* $8.5 million a year for four seasons

Nov. 19, 1996--Albert Belle, Chicago (AL)

* $11 million a year for five seasons

Dec. 12, 1997--Pedro Martinez, Boston

* $12.5 million a year for six seasons

Oct. 26, 1998--Mike Piazza, N.Y. (NL)

* $13 million a year for seven seasons

Nov. 25, 1998--Mo Vaughn, Angels

* $13,333,333 a year for six seasons

Highest-Paid Angels

Year by Year

2000: $9 million (Vaughn)

1999: $5.8 million (Chuck Finley)

1998: $5 million (Finley, Ken Hill, Tim Salmon)

1997: $4 million (Finley, Mark Langston)

1996: $5 million (Langston)

1995: $5 million (Langston)

1994: $3.5 million (Finley)

1993: $5 million (Finley)

1992: $4 million (Finley)

1991: $3.3 million (Dave Winfield)

1990: $3.25 million (Langston)

1989: $1.4 million (Mike Witt)

Researched by BILL SHAIKIN / Los Angeles Times

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