baseball The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time  

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List Rules 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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Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

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Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

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George Brett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
George Brett Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

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Eddie Mathews is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Eddie Mathews Third baseman

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Chipper Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Chipper Jones Outfielder, Left fielder, Third baseman

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Wade Boggs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Wade Boggs Third baseman

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Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

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Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Adrián Beltré Third baseman

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Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ron Santo Third baseman

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Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Paul Molitor Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

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Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Graig Nettles Third baseman

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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Miguel Cabrera Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

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Pie Traynor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Pie Traynor Third baseman

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Home Run Baker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Home Run Baker Third baseman

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Scott Rolen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Scott Rolen Third baseman

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Ken Boyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ken Boyer Third baseman

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David Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
David Wright Third baseman

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Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

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Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Robin Ventura Manager, Third baseman

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

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Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Matt Williams Third baseman

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Ron Cey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ron Cey Third baseman

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Darrell Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Darrell Evans First baseman, Third baseman

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Sal Bando is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Sal Bando Third baseman

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Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Al Rosen Third baseman

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Harmon Killebrew is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Harmon Killebrew Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman

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Jimmy Collins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Jimmy Collins Third baseman

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Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Evan Longoria Third baseman

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George Kell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
George Kell Third baseman

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Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Josh Donaldson Catcher, First baseman, Third baseman

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Stan Hack is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Stan Hack Third baseman

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John McGraw is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
John McGraw Infielder, Third baseman

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Ken Caminiti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ken Caminiti Third baseman

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Gary Gaetti is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Gary Gaetti Third baseman

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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Nolan Arenado Third baseman

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Terry Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Terry Pendleton Third baseman

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Buddy Bell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Buddy Bell Manager, Third baseman

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Bill Madlock is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Bill Madlock Third baseman

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Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Dick Allen Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

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Mike Lowell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Mike Lowell Third baseman

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Tim Wallach is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Tim Wallach Third baseman

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Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Troy Glaus First baseman, Third baseman

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Carney Lansford is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Carney Lansford Third baseman

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Bob Elliott is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Bob Elliott Outfielder, Third baseman

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Clete Boyer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Clete Boyer Third baseman

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Bob Horner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Bob Horner First baseman, Third baseman

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Eddie Yost is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Eddie Yost Third baseman

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Eric Chavez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Eric Chavez Third baseman

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Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Doug DeCinces Third baseman

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Freddie Lindstrom is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Freddie Lindstrom Outfielder, Third baseman