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List Rules Vote up the best left handed players to ever play Major League Baseball

Who is the best left handed baseball player ever? This list includes players in the Hall of Fame as well as those who have not yet been inducted but are truly great. It also includes players from all eras of baseball. They are great hitters and great position players in all facets of the game. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league left handed baseball players of all time.

Major League Baseball is America’s pastime and from its pastoral beginnings, through to its professional urban setting today, it has always captured our imagination and our hearts. Baseball is a game many Americans played as kids, and for that reason it always holds a special place in the American zeitgeist. Opening day each spring is something many baseball fans count down to all year long.

The best left handed baseball players of all time on this list include players such as Ichiro, Ken Griffey Junior, Babe Ruth, and Ted Williams. The best left handers ever in Major League Baseball are all supremely talented at hitting to get on base, hitting for home runs, and at their positions as well. Through their careers, these best left handed players helped their teams jockey for post-season position and win games.

Vote up the best left handed players of all time or add a south paw you thought was the greatest if he isn't already on the list.

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Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder - NY Yankees

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Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder - Boston Red Sox

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Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman - NY Yankees

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Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman - St. Louis Cardinals

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Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder - Seattle Mariners / Cincinnati Reds

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Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder - Detroit Tigers

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Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder - San Diego Padres

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Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Shoeless Joe Jackson Outfielder - Chicago White Sox

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Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
BobLongo added Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

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George Brett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added George Brett Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

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Wade Boggs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Wade Boggs Third baseman - Boston Red Sox

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Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman - California Angels

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Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder - Cleveland Indians

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Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder - NY Yankees

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Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder - Seattle Mariners

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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder - NY Giants

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Eddie Mathews is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Mathews Third baseman - Milwaukee Braves

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Barry Bonds Left fielder - PIttsburgh Pirates / SF Giants

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David Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added David Ortiz Designated hitter, First baseman

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Duke Snider is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Duke Snider Outfielder, Center fielder - Brooklyn/LA Dodgers

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Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
RichardBeecher added Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

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Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

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Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Joe Morgan Second baseman - Cincinnati Reds

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Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Willie McCovey First baseman - SF Giants

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Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Willie Stargell Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman - PIttsburgh Pirates

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Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Jim Thome First baseman - Cleveland Indians / Chicago White Sox

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Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Mize First baseman - St. Louis Cardinals

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Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
RobLein added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

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Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

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Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman - Philadelphia Athletics

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Todd Helton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Todd Helton First baseman

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Mickey Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Cochrane Catcher - Philadelphia Athletics

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Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Fred Lynn Outfielder, Center fielder

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Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Billy Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

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Fred McGriff is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Fred McGriff First baseman

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Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
TRENT13 added Bryce Harper Outfielder, Left fielder

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Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder - Colorado Rockies

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Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Joe Mauer Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman - Minnesota Twins

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Charlie Gehringer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Charlie Gehringer Second baseman

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Richie Ashburn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Richie Ashburn Outfielder, Center fielder

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Lou Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Lou Whitaker Second baseman

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Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
TRENT13 added Robinson Canó Second baseman

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Johnny Evers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Johnny Evers Second baseman

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Adrian Gonzalez Right fielder, First baseman

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Keith Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Keith Hernandez First baseman

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Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

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Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Will Clark First baseman

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Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Jim Edmonds First baseman, Center fielder