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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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1
4,705 1,425
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
3,713 1,207
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
3,491 1,059
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

4
3,066 957
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
3,075 942
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

6
2,976 1,202
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

7
2,457 1,275
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

8
3,132 929
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

9
2,063 742
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
1,678 844
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
2,361 926
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

12
1,966 885
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Cleveland Spiders, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Naps

13
1,636 872
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

14
2,157 1,130
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

15
2,366 990
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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16
2,221 764
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
2,240 1,118
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

18
1,276 867
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

19
1,944 1,065
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
1,457 545
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

21
1,461 733
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Shoeless Joe Jackson Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Naps

22
1,478 825
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
1,192 797
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
1,297 1,215
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

25
1,169 809
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
1,190 831
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
1,432 823
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

28
1,162 374
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

29
1,332 713
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 29 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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30
941 644
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

31
962 469
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
877 536
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

33
1,417 807
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

34
1,931 995
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

35
862 585
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Grover Cleveland Alexander Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

36
1,538 740
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra New York Yankees, New York Mets

37
712 422
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

38
1,033 578
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

39
649 553
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

40
801 556
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

41
883 628
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

42
565 430
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
749 439
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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44
1,026 474
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

45
1,109 568
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

46
729 341
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
1,366 672
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

48
440 342
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
425 337
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

50
697 425
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers