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This greatest baseball players list represents the combined lists of baseball fans everywhere. Anyone can make their own list of the best ball-players ever to play the game, making this CrowdRanking a true consensus on who's the best player of all time.

So who is the greatest baseball player of all time? There are plenty of amazing options to choose from. Are you a New York Yankees fan? Then you'll really like this list with Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and more repping your team. The same goes for fans of Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Bob Gibson, Stan Musial, Barry Bonds and everyone else who should be considered among the greatest baseball players of all time. 
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Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox, Boston Braves, New York Yankees

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2
+ - 3,662 1,184
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
+ - 3,439 1,042
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

4
+ - 3,008 937
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

5
+ - 3,029 924
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

6
+ - 2,928 1,175
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

7
+ - 2,421 1,258
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

8
+ - 3,083 917
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

9
+ - 2,030 728
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
+ - 1,652 825
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns

11
+ - 1,938 833
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Cleveland Spiders, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Naps

12
+ - 2,322 911
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

13
+ - 1,611 820
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

14
+ - 2,134 1,074
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

15
+ - 2,294 970
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds

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+ - 2,153 748
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

17
+ - 1,259 812
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

18
+ - 2,179 1,090
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

19
+ - 1,919 1,011
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

20
+ - 1,439 679
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Shoeless Joe Jackson Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Naps

21
+ - 1,456 772
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs

22
+ - 1,273 1,144
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

23
+ - 1,170 748
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Athletics

24
+ - 1,386 534
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

25
+ - 1,151 761
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Christy Mathewson New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

26
+ - 1,173 779
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

27
+ - 1,406 775
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

28
+ - 924 599
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

29
+ - 1,101 358
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

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+ - 1,288 702
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

31
+ - 864 524
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

32
+ - 847 576
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Grover Cleveland Alexander Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

33
+ - 943 464
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

34
+ - 1,902 981
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

35
+ - 1,399 799
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

36
+ - 643 539
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

37
+ - 700 410
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

38
+ - 1,512 730
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra New York Yankees, New York Mets

39
+ - 1,018 565
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

40
+ - 868 602
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

41
+ - 785 552
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

42
+ - 559 418
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

43
+ - 738 424
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins, California Angels

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+ - 1,088 558
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

45
+ - 1,014 464
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

46
+ - 716 333
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox

47
+ - 423 320
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

48
+ - 437 326
Cap Anson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cap Anson Chicago White Stockings, Chicago Colts

49
+ - 1,345 661
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

50
+ - 691 413
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers