The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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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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    the people's #1
    Boston Red Sox, Boston Braves, New York Yankees

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  2. 2
    + 2,989
    - 864


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  3. 3
    + 1,942
    - 919

    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    St. Louis Cardinals

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  4. 4
    + 2,316
    - 824


    New York Yankees

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  5. 5
    + 2,321
    - 674


    Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

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  6. 6
    + 2,663
    - 833


    Boston Red Sox

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  7. 7
    + 2,416
    - 716


    New York Yankees

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  8. 8
    + 2,302
    - 728


    Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

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  9. 9
    + 1,298
    - 575


    New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns

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  10. 10
    + 1,577
    - 547


    Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

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  11. 11
    + 1,802
    - 706


    New York Yankees

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  12. 12
    + 1,736
    - 727


    Pittsburgh Pirates

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  13. 13
    + 1,534
    - 594


    Cleveland Spiders, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Naps

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  14. 14
    + 1,293
    - 542


    Washington Senators

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  15. 15
    + 975
    - 395


    Philadelphia Phillies

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  16. 16
    + 1,507
    - 696


    Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

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  17. 17
    + 929
    - 602

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    St. Louis Cardinals

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  18. 18
    + 934
    - 459


    Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Athletics

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  19. 19
    + 917
    - 471


    New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

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  20. 20
    + 1,572
    - 766


    Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds

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  21. 21
    + 1,110
    - 444

    ranked low on reranks
    San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs

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  22. 22
    + 483
    - 260

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

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  23. 23
    + 1,090
    - 408

    ranked low on reranks
    Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Naps

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  24. 24
    + 714
    - 324


    Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

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  25. 25
    + 921
    - 502


    Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

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  26. 26
    + 1,578
    - 847


    Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

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  27. 27
    + 677
    - 316


    Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

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  28. 28
    + 610
    - 264


    Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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  29. 29
    + 640
    - 319


    Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

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  30. 30
    + 1,126
    - 538


    Cincinnati Reds

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  31. 31
    + 1,515
    - 626


    Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

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  32. 32
    + 411
    - 207

    often listed
    Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

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  33. 33
    + 1,200
    - 504


    New York Yankees, New York Mets

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  34. 34
    + 1,547
    - 719


    Brooklyn Dodgers

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  35. 35
    + 643
    - 295


    Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

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  36. 36
    + 935
    - 405


    Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

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  37. 37
    + 798
    - 338


    Kansas City Royals

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  38. 38
    + 1,090
    - 547


    St. Louis Cardinals

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  39. 39
    + 501
    - 197


    New York Giants

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  40. 40
    + 961
    - 514


    San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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  41. 41
    + 291
    - 132


    Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

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  42. 42
    + 549
    - 291


    Minnesota Twins, California Angels

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  43. 43
    + 550
    - 303

    often listed
    Detroit Tigers

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  44. 44
    + 690
    - 270

    ranked low on reranks
    San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

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  45. 45
    + 569
    - 248


    Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox

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  46. 46
    + 822
    - 372


    Chicago Cubs

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  47. 47
    + 716
    - 271


    San Diego Padres

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  48. 48
    + 1,075
    - 520


    Baltimore Orioles

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  49. 49
    + 447
    - 220


    Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays

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  50. 50
    + 863
    - 467


    Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

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