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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
+ - 3,649 1,178
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
+ - 2,992 933
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
+ - 3,424 1,040
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

5
+ - 3,015 921
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

6
+ - 2,912 1,173
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

7
+ - 2,411 1,256
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

8
+ - 3,065 917
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

9
+ - 2,022 726
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
+ - 1,644 821
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
+ - 1,928 827
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
+ - 2,306 910
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

13
+ - 1,604 811
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

14
+ - 2,125 1,062
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

15
+ - 2,279 969
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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+ - 2,134 744
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
+ - 1,250 803
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

18
+ - 2,164 1,083
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

19
+ - 1,906 1,006
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
+ - 1,433 672
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
+ - 1,452 766
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs

22
+ - 1,266 1,137
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

23
+ - 1,165 742
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
+ - 1,147 754
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
+ - 1,376 532
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

26
+ - 1,168 773
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
+ - 1,400 768
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

28
+ - 919 594
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

29
+ - 1,091 356
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

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+ - 1,280 700
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

31
+ - 845 573
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Grover Cleveland Alexander Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

32
+ - 859 522
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
+ - 939 462
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

34
+ - 640 536
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

35
+ - 1,895 978
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

36
+ - 698 406
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

37
+ - 1,389 799
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

38
+ - 1,507 728
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra New York Yankees, New York Mets

39
+ - 864 599
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

40
+ - 1,013 563
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

41
+ - 782 549
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

42
+ - 555 415
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
+ - 734 421
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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+ - 1,083 554
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

45
+ - 1,008 462
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

46
+ - 713 330
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
+ - 422 316
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

48
+ - 435 322
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
+ - 1,339 659
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

50
+ - 688 410
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers