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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
+ - 3,589 1,144
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
+ - 2,927 907
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

4
+ - 2,952 895
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

5
+ - 2,846 1,145
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

6
+ - 3,338 1,025
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

7
+ - 2,367 1,236
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

8
+ - 2,998 908
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

9
+ - 1,971 710
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
+ - 1,612 799
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
+ - 1,889 764
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
+ - 2,227 896
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

13
+ - 1,577 753
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

14
+ - 2,078 1,003
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

15
+ - 2,178 954
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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+ - 1,227 737
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

17
+ - 2,038 729
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

18
+ - 1,865 949
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

19
+ - 2,071 1,063
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

20
+ - 1,403 614
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
+ - 1,233 1,068
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

22
+ - 1,420 713
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs

23
+ - 1,140 687
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
+ - 1,127 698
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Christy Mathewson New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

25
+ - 1,145 720
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

26
+ - 1,377 713
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

27
+ - 901 541
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

28
+ - 1,301 523
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

29
+ - 833 528
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Grover Cleveland Alexander Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

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+ - 841 481
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

31
+ - 920 426
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

32
+ - 623 501
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

33
+ - 843 547
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

34
+ - 684 388
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

35
+ - 1,369 775
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

36
+ - 1,867 954
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

37
+ - 1,021 347
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

38
+ - 1,229 689
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

39
+ - 1,488 718
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra New York Yankees, New York Mets

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+ - 997 555
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

41
+ - 772 543
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

42
+ - 546 408
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

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+ - 721 411
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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+ - 416 309
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

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+ - 429 314
Cap Anson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cap Anson Chicago White Stockings, Chicago Colts

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+ - 702 324
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
+ - 1,067 548
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

48
+ - 994 458
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

49
+ - 1,313 651
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

50
+ - 675 405
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers