Baseball The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time  

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List Rules Only players who are known primarily as left fielders. No center or right fielders

Who are the greatest left-fielders of all time? Baseball's best left field players include some amazing legends of the game, with names like Ted Williams, Stan Musial and Carl Yastrzemski. They are without question among the greatest baseball players of all time, contributing to their respective teams while carving out their own Major League Baseball legacy. The mixture of power and average sets the left fielder apart from the other positions. Which left-field players do you think deserve the top spots on this list? Vote them up, and be sure to re-rank this list as well (your rankings to affect the overall order of the CrowdRanked list). Many of the left field players listed here have some of the greatest throwing arms of all time (they have to, given the position), and without a doubt most are also included on any distinguished list of the best hitters in baseball history, too (Ted Williams? Stan Musial? Enough said). Playing left field can be tricky. First of all, you absolutely must assume that ever single ball hit to the third baseman and the shortstop is going to be missed. You have got to be ready at all times to back up your teammates in the event they make an error. All of these players did (or do) that and more.
list ordered by

1
576 183
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

2
569 112
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

3
483 98
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time

4
437 175
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

5
369 83
Al Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

6
324 82
Ralph Kiner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

7
305 59
Joe Medwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

8
278 54
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Left fielder

9
245 71
Goose Goslin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

10
305 334
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Left fielder

11
214 60
Jesse Burkett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

12
293 75
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

13
258 222
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

14
211 214
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

15
204 45
Zach Wheat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Zach Wheat

16
329 438
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Left fielder

17
158 44
Charlie Keller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

18
162 239
Tim Raines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Left fielder

19
160 193
Jim Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

20
135 179
Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

21
102 37
Fred Clarke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

22
105 16
Lefty O'Doul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Left fielder, Pitcher

23
69 36
Sherry Magee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

24
121 203
Manny Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
82 101
George Foster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

26
73 21
Zack Wheat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder

27
71 100
Minnie Miñoso is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

28
87 84
Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

29
54 95
Albert Belle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

30
48 63
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

31
70 58
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

32
54 54
Moisés Alou is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Left fielder

33
58 19
Heinie Manush is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder

34
40 41
Lance Berkman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

35
28 19
Bob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Left fielder

36
33 41
Alfonso Soriano is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Left fielder, Second baseman

37
43 24
Dusty Baker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

38
36 14
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Manager, Outfielder

39
27 20
Greg Luzinski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Left fielder

40
29 23
Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

41
32 21
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slaft added Designated hitter, Left fielder

42
49 28
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Daniel Dunbar added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

43
28 20
Hal McRae is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

44
25 18
Luis Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Left fielder

45
32 20
José Cruz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder

46
33 19
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

47
29 26
Ron Gant is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder

48
40 28
Joe Rudi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
mkeith.peel added Outfielder, Left fielder

49
21 10
George Bell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Daniel Dunbar added Left fielder

50
17 15
Chick Hafey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
mkeith.peel added Outfielder, Left fielder