Yankees, Rangers payroll disparity largest in playoff history

Even if you are not a baseball fan, here's a statistic that jumps out and demands attention. 

101030 Rangers Yankees When the Texas Rangers competed against the New York Yankees, it marked the greatest disparity in raw dollars between payrolls in the history of playoff baseball, at $152 million.


In case you don't get enough spreadsheets at work, here is a
comparison of the 2010 payrolls of both teams


In addition, there are some fun facts for you to impress your friends.   For example, the Rangers could triple every current player's salary, sign Mark Teixeira away from the Yankees, and still have a lower payroll.


Another reminder that money is not the best way to motivate better performance.

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