The average career span for a Major League Baseball player is 5.6 years. For a player in the National Football League it is only 3.5 years and for an NBA player, the average career is just short of 5 years.
A University of Colorado study in 2007 showed the average career of a major league baseball player is 5.6 years. Click on the 'MLB Career Study' link below to read an article about it.
The average life span varies because it is very easy to get injured, so maybe 10-15 years.
The average life expectancy of a modern day major league baseball is 7 pitches.
The average lifespan of a baseball player in the major leagues is the same average lifespan of the average North American civilian. 75 years +/- 5 years.
Only about 7 pitches.
Career wise, that would be Tony Gwynn (1982-2001) with a .338 career average. As of the start of the 2008 season, Gwynn ranks 20th all time in MLB career batting average. For a single season, that would be George Brett (1973-1993) with a .390 average in the 1980 season.
nolan Ryan finished with 5,714
The average salary of an MLB player in 1964 was 14,863 US dollars. 1964 was the first year salary statistics for MLB were recorded. The highest paid MLB player that year was Willie Mays who earned $105,000.
Ty Cobb, .366 after 24 seasons. (Yikes!)
Most of them. The king of it is Rickey Henderson, who was picked off 335 times in his MLB career.
about 20 years
3.2million on average per season
Middle infielders and catchers tend to have shorter careers due to the nature of their position. However, most superstars play up to twelve to fifteen years. Anything higher is considered to be rare, but is certainly not unheard of. Careers over twenty years are hard to find. [ScienceDaily (July 11, 2007) - The average career of a Major League Baseball player is 5.6 years, according to a new study by a University of Colorado at Boulder research team. The study also revealed that one in five position players will have only a single-year career, and that at every point of a player's career, the player's chance of ending his career is at least 11 percent.] The average baseball player career is 8-12 yrs
on average about 3 million if you are halfway decent