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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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Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

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Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

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Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

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Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

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Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

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Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

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Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns

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Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

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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

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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

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Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

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Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

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Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

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Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

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Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Christy Mathewson New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

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Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Athletics

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Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Shoeless Joe Jackson Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Naps

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Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

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Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds

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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

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Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

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Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

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Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

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Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

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Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Grover Cleveland Alexander Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

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Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

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Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

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Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

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Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

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Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

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Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

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Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

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George Brett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

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Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

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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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Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

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Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

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Cap Anson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cap Anson Chicago White Stockings, Chicago Colts

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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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Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox

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Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

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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

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

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Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers

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Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles