Big League Consumer Reports

The 1993 season is over, so it's time to find out which baseball payrolls were good values. BEST BUYS combine highest standings with lowest salaries.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Highest Cost per Victory:

$650,002; New York Mets (last place)

Lowest Cost per Victory:

$131,776; Colorado Rockies (11th place)

BEST BUY:

$158,312; Montreal Expos (4th place)

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Highest Cost per Victory:

$523,026; Oakland Athletics (last place)

Lowest Cost per Victory:

$206,811; Cleveland Indians (10th place)

BEST BUY:

$367,746; Chicago White Sox (2nd place)

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