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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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Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman - NY Yankees

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Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder - Boston Red Sox

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Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder - San Diego Padres

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Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder - Detroit Tigers

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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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Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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

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Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

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Wade Boggs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Wade Boggs Third baseman - Boston Red Sox

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Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 14 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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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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Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder - Cleveland Indians

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David Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
David Ortiz Designated hitter, First baseman

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Duke Snider is listed (or ranked) 18 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 Mathews is listed (or ranked) 19 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) 20 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Barry Bonds Left fielder - PIttsburgh Pirates / SF Giants

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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder - NY Giants

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Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Willie McCovey First baseman - SF Giants

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Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Joe Morgan Second baseman - Cincinnati Reds

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Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

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Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

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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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Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

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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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Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 29 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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Todd Helton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Todd Helton First baseman

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Mickey Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 31 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) 32 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Fred Lynn Outfielder, Center fielder

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Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Jim Edmonds First baseman, Center fielder

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Adrian Gonzalez Right fielder, First baseman

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Charlie Gehringer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Charlie Gehringer Second baseman

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Keith Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Keith Hernandez First baseman

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Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder - Colorado Rockies

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Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Will Clark First baseman

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Fred McGriff is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Fred McGriff First baseman

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Richie Ashburn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Richie Ashburn Outfielder, Center fielder

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Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

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

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Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Joe Mauer Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman - Minnesota Twins

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Chase Utley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Chase Utley Second baseman

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Billy Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Billy Hamilton Outfielder

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Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman - Philadelphia Athletics

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Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Billy Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

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Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

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Ted Kluszewski is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Kluszewski First baseman