baseball players The Greatest Shortstops of All Time  

17k votes 2.7k voters 52k views 150 items Follow Embed

List Rules Please vote for the players based on their on-field career accomplishments

This list of the greatest shortstops of all time includes some of the most iconic, best baseball players in Major League Baseball history. These MLB shortstops gave everything they had on the field and with their bats, to help their respective teams win games. Who do you believe is the greatest shortstop to ever play the game? Vote for the players you like the most, vote down any you don't think deserve the honor. Also, feel free to rerank this list - your order can affect the overall player order.Any list of the greatest shortstops to ever play the game should include the late, great Honus Wagner. The Flying Dutchman is one of the best to ever take the field, and his speed and hitting abilities are legendary. With a record eight batting titles, Wagner is not only one of the best shortstops, he's also one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. In terms of modern-era shortstops, names like Derek Jeter and Cal Ripken, Jr. come to mind almost instantly. Who gets a top 10 spot? That's for you to decide with your votes. And while you're at it, you might want to cast your vote for the greatest throwing arms of all time!

1
+ - 715 330
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Honus Wagner Shortstop

The Greatest Catchers of All Time The Best Puzzle Games For Android Phones

2
+ - 795 380
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

3
+ - 609 271
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Ernie Banks First baseman, Shortstop

4
+ - 1,022 523
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Derek Jeter Shortstop

5
+ - 771 406
Ozzie Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Ozzie Smith Shortstop

6
+ - 410 235
Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Barry Larkin Shortstop

7
+ - 354 193
Robin Yount is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Robin Yount Outfielder, Center fielder, Shortstop

8
+ - 434 230
Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Omar Vizquel Left fielder, Infielder, First baseman

9
+ - 303 172
Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Pee Wee Reese Shortstop

10
+ - 323 189
Alan Trammell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Alan Trammell Shortstop

11
+ - 273 163
Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Dave Concepción Shortstop

12
+ - 249 101
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Luis Aparicio Shortstop

13
+ - 194 160
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Shortstop

14
+ - 173 118
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Luke Appling Shortstop

15
+ - 288 224
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time The Weirdest Sports from Around the World

16
+ - 197 136
Jimmy Rollins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Jimmy Rollins Shortstop

17
+ - 212 170
Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Nomar Garciaparra Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

18
+ - 180 108
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Troy Tulowitzki Shortstop

19
+ - 149 94
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Lou Boudreau Manager, Shortstop

20
+ - 132 102
Joe Cronin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Joe Cronin Manager, Shortstop

21
+ - 145 118
Arky Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Arky Vaughan Shortstop

22
+ - 121 107
Tony Fernández is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Tony Fernández Shortstop

23
+ - 123 93
Maury Wills is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Maury Wills Infielder, Shortstop

24
+ - 113 87
Bert Campaneris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Bert Campaneris Shortstop

25
+ - 67 83
Joe Sewell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Joe Sewell Infielder, Shortstop

26
+ - 88 90
Johnny Pesky is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Johnny Pesky Shortstop, Third baseman

27
+ - 102 92
Edgar Rentería is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Edgar Rentería Shortstop

28
+ - 112 105
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Miguel Tejada Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

29
+ - 57 40
Larry Bowa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Larry Bowa Manager, Shortstop

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time What Should Be the First Thing We Say During First Contact with Aliens?

30
+ - 76 79
José Reyes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
José Reyes Shortstop

31
+ - 64 68
Hanley Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Hanley Ramírez Shortstop, Third baseman

32
+ - 47 87
Hughie Jennings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Hughie Jennings Manager, Infielder, Shortstop

33
+ - 48 49
Ozzie Guillén is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Ozzie Guillén Manager, Shortstop

34
+ - 33 37
Michael Young is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Michael Young Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

35
+ - 49 33
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Mark Belanger Shortstop

36
+ - 37 86
Bill Dahlen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Bill Dahlen Shortstop

37
+ - 41 30
Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Bill Russell Manager, Shortstop

38
+ - 37 43
Walt Weiss is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Walt Weiss Shortstop

39
+ - 56 62
Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Andrelton Simmons Infielder, Shortstop

40
+ - 37 25
Dick Groat is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Dick Groat Shortstop

41
+ - 28 23
Vern Stephens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Vern Stephens Shortstop

42
+ - 30 21
Garry Templeton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Garry Templeton Shortstop

43
+ - 34 28
Rafael Furcal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Rafael Furcal Second baseman, Shortstop

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame The Best Apps for the iPod Touch

44
+ - 28 25
Rabbit Maranville is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Rabbit Maranville Second baseman, Shortstop

45
+ - 28 19
Rico Petrocelli is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Rico Petrocelli Shortstop, Third baseman

46
+ - 27 25
Joe Tinker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Joe Tinker Shortstop

47
+ - 23 22
Jay Bell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Jay Bell Shortstop

48
+ - 29 82
Iron Davis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Iron Davis Pitcher

49
+ - 29 29
J. J. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
J. J. Hardy Shortstop

50
+ - 22 19
Alfredo Griffin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Alfredo Griffin Shortstop