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
    + 2,994
    - 868


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  3. 3
    + 1,944
    - 924

    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    St. Louis Cardinals

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  4. 4
    + 2,319
    - 828


    New York Yankees

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  5. 5
    + 2,668
    - 834


    Boston Red Sox

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  6. 6
    + 2,325
    - 677


    Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

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  7. 7
    + 2,419
    - 717


    New York Yankees

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  8. 8
    + 2,305
    - 730


    Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

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  9. 9
    + 1,300
    - 576


    New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns

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  10. 10
    + 1,580
    - 550


    Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

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  11. 11
    + 1,806
    - 707


    New York Yankees

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  12. 12
    + 1,739
    - 727


    Pittsburgh Pirates

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  13. 13
    + 1,538
    - 594


    Cleveland Spiders, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Naps

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  14. 14
    + 1,296
    - 542


    Washington Senators

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  15. 15
    + 975
    - 397


    Philadelphia Phillies

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  16. 16
    + 1,508
    - 696


    Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

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  17. 17
    + 930
    - 604

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    St. Louis Cardinals

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  18. 18
    + 936
    - 460


    Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Athletics

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  19. 19
    + 917
    - 472


    New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

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  20. 20
    + 1,575
    - 766


    Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds

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  21. 21
    + 1,112
    - 445

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

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  22. 22
    + 483
    - 262

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

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  23. 23
    + 1,092
    - 409

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

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  24. 24
    + 714
    - 325


    Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

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  25. 25
    + 921
    - 503


    Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

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  26. 26
    + 677
    - 317


    Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

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  27. 27
    + 1,579
    - 847


    Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

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  28. 28
    + 611
    - 265


    Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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  29. 29
    + 640
    - 320


    Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

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  30. 30
    + 1,127
    - 538


    Cincinnati Reds

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  31. 31
    + 1,516
    - 626


    Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

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  32. 32
    + 411
    - 208

    often listed
    Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

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  33. 33
    + 1,550
    - 720


    Brooklyn Dodgers

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  34. 34
    + 1,201
    - 504


    New York Yankees, New York Mets

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  35. 35
    + 643
    - 296


    Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

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  36. 36
    + 936
    - 405


    Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

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  37. 37
    + 800
    - 338


    Kansas City Royals

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  38. 38
    + 502
    - 198


    New York Giants

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  39. 39
    + 1,090
    - 548


    St. Louis Cardinals

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  40. 40
    + 962
    - 514


    San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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  41. 41
    + 291
    - 133


    Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

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  42. 42
    + 549
    - 292


    Minnesota Twins, California Angels

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  43. 43
    + 550
    - 304

    often listed
    Detroit Tigers

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  44. 44
    + 690
    - 271

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

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  45. 45
    + 569
    - 249


    Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox

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  46. 46
    + 823
    - 372


    Chicago Cubs

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  47. 47
    + 717
    - 271


    San Diego Padres

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  48. 48
    + 1,076
    - 520


    Baltimore Orioles

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  49. 49
    + 448
    - 220


    Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays

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  50. 50
    + 865
    - 467


    Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

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