The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time Baseball Players

The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time

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List Criteria: Only third basemen and not other infield positions

The greatest third basemen of all time include some veteran MLB players, many of whom are considered among the greatest baseball players ever. These are the guys who played the hot corner like a boss. They demonstrated excellent fielding abilities and contributed to the betterment of their teams with ease. Who do you believe is the best third baseman ever? Vote for your choices, vote down any players you don't think deserve the honor and of course, re-rank this list in any order you want.

A great 3rd baseman will, of course, have an excellent fielding percentage, and the true greats also manage to be excellent at both defense and offense. Need examples? How about George Brett, arguably one of the third base greats - but he's also one of the best hitters in baseball history, too (the same can be said for Mike Schmidt, among others). And can anyone dare argue that the brilliant "Human Vacuum Cleaner," Brooks Robinson, isn't one of the greatest third basemen of all time?Enjoy voting for the players you believe are the best third baggers ever to play the game.


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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of America
    • Teams: Philadelphia Phillies
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    • Position: Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia, United States of America
    • Teams: Kansas City Royals
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Teams: Baltimore Orioles
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    Eddie Mathews
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas, United States of America
    • Teams: Atlanta Braves, Boston Braves, Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Braves, Houston Astros
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Teams: Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees
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    Chipper Jones
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    • Position: Outfielder, Left fielder, Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: DeLand, Florida, United States of America
    • Bats: Ambidexterity
    • Teams: Atlanta Braves
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    • Position: Manager, Outfielder, Infielder
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    • Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    • Teams: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America
    • Teams: San Diego Padres, Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians, + more
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    • Bats: Right-handed
    • Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle Mariners
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    Paul Molitor
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    • Position: Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
    • Teams: Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays
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    • Position: Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman
    • Nationality: Venezuela
    • Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela
    • Bats: Right-handed
    • Teams: Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates
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    Home Run Baker
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Trappe, Maryland, United States of America
    • Teams: Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Liberty, Missouri, United States of America
    • Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Evansville, Center Township, Indiana, United States of America
    • Bats: Right-handed
    • Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals
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    • Position: Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
    • Bats: Right-handed
    • Teams: New York Mets
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    • Position: Manager, Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Santa Maria, California, United States of America
    • Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, New York Mets
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    • Position: Shortstop, Third baseman
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Bats: Right-handed
    • Teams: Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees
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    Darrell Evans
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    • Position: First baseman, Third baseman
    • Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America
    • Teams: San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers
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