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NHL Fortune: $277,790

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Bobby Baun’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US$277,790 (US$1,911,206 in today's dollars), ranking #4129 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

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All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1966-67 $27,840 $219,037
Contract in Canadian currency: $30,000.
Source: Book: Hockey Stars of 1969
1967-68 $37,500 $287,088
Signed a 3-year, one-way, $37,500/year contract with the Oakland Seals after being their 1st pick at the NHL expansion draft.
Source: Book: Hockey Stars of 1969
1968-69 $37,500 $275,539
Source: Book: Hockey Stars of 1969
1969-70 $37,500 $261,274
Source: Book: Hockey Stars of 1969
1970-71 $37,500 $247,133
Estimated salary based on documented salaries for 1969-70 and 1971-72.
Source: HockeyZonePlus
1971-72 $49,500 $312,522
Contract in Canadian currency: $50,000. Signed a three-year, one-way contract with the Toronto Maples Leafs for CAN$50,000 per season. Possible bonuses included CAN$10,000 if the team won the Stanley Cup and CAN$3,000 if he helped the goalies maintain a goal-against average at 2.40 or less. He did not earn the bonuses.
Source: Copy of contract
1972-73 $50,450 $308,614
Contract in Canadian currency: $50,000. Five games into the season, he got a career-ending neck injury and never played professional again.
Source: Copy of contract.
Total:
US$277,790

In today's dollars:
US$1,911,206
NHL Rank:
4129

In today's dollars:
2561

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