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The Top 25 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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Want to start an argument just start debating the best baseball players of all time! I pretty sure I was arguing with myself. After number one this gets pretty dicey. Do you put more value on hitting than pitching or sluggers versus base hitters. Well here it is. I still enjoy the heck out of this! Thanks, BT
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    Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
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    George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. was an American baseball outfielder and pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1914 to 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame ...more

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    Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
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    Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb, nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," was an American Major League Baseball outfielder. He was born in rural Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team's player-manager, and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. In 1936 Cobb ...more

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    Willie Howard Mays, Jr., nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid" is a retired American Major League Baseball center fielder who spent almost all of his 22 season career playing for the New York and San Francisco Giants before finishing with the New York Mets. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979, his ...more

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    Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
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    Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams was an American Major League Baseball left fielder, and later manager. Williams played his entire 19-year major league career for the Boston Red Sox from 1939–1942 and 1946–1960. Nicknamed "The Kid", "The Splendid Splinter", "Teddy Ballgame", "The Thumper" and "The ...more

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    Henry Louis "Lou" or "Buster" Gehrig was an American professional baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees from 1923 to 1939. Gehrig was renowned for his prowess as a hitter and for his durability, a trait which earned him his nickname "The Iron ...more

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    Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
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    Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron, nicknamed "Hammer", or "Hammerin' Hank", is a retired American Major League Baseball right fielder. He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League and 2 seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League, from 1954 through 1976. Aaron held ...more

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    Stanley Frank Musial, nicknamed "Stan the Man", was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman. He spent 22 seasons playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, from 1941-1945 and 1946-1963. Musial is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most consistent hitters in baseball ...more

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    Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
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    Walter Perry Johnson, nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the Washington Senators. He later served as manager of the Senators from 1929 through 1932 and for the Cleveland Indians from 1933 through ...more

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