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.

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486 84
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Stan Musial Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

2
479 166
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

3
387 90
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time

4
354 153
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

5
274 79
Al Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Al Simmons Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

6
238 75
Ralph Kiner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ralph Kiner Outfielder, Left fielder

7
213 55
Joe Medwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Joe Medwick Outfielder, Left fielder

8
293 242
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

9
185 51
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ed Delahanty Left fielder

10
163 60
Goose Goslin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Goose Goslin Outfielder, Left fielder

11
220 160
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

12
320 337
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Barry Bonds Left fielder

13
178 151
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Willie Stargell Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

14
202 66
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

15
122 56
Jesse Burkett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Jesse Burkett Outfielder, Left fielder

16
153 170
Tim Raines is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Tim Raines Left fielder

17
151 130
Jim Rice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Jim Rice Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

18
129 119
Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Billy Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

19
114 44
Zach Wheat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Zach Wheat

20
80 42
Charlie Keller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Charlie Keller Outfielder, Left fielder

21
113 152
Manny Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Manny Ramírez Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

22
55 34
Fred Clarke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Fred Clarke Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

23
68 84
George Foster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
George Foster Outfielder, Left fielder

24
66 80
Minnie Miñoso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Minnie Miñoso Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

25
78 70
Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Matt Holliday Outfielder, Left fielder

26
54 16
Lefty O'Doul is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Lefty O'Doul Left fielder, Pitcher

27
64 48
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

28
51 47
Moisés Alou is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Moisés Alou Right fielder, Left fielder

29
50 82
Albert Belle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Albert Belle Outfielder, Left fielder

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35 34
Sherry Magee is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Sherry Magee Outfielder, Left fielder

31
45 59
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Frank Howard Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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50 20
Zack Wheat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Zack Wheat Outfielder, Left fielder

33
44 18
Heinie Manush is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Heinie Manush Outfielder, Left fielder

34
32 37
Alfonso Soriano is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Alfonso Soriano Left fielder, Second baseman

35
38 39
Lance Berkman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Lance Berkman Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

36
40 24
Dusty Baker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Dusty Baker Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

37
19 17
Bob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Johnson Left fielder

38
43 23
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Daniel Dunbar added Bo Jackson Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

39
30 20
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slaft added Willie Horton Designated hitter, Left fielder

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31 14
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

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23 19
Greg Luzinski is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Greg Luzinski Designated hitter, Left fielder

42
26 23
Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Don Baylor Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

43
27 24
Ron Gant is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ron Gant Outfielder, Left fielder

44
38 27
Joe Rudi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
mkeith.peel added Joe Rudi Outfielder, Left fielder

45
28 20
José Cruz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added José Cruz Outfielder, Left fielder

46
22 18
Luis Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Luis Gonzalez Left fielder

47
29 19
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

48
24 20
Hal McRae is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hal McRae Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

49
18 9
George Bell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Daniel Dunbar added George Bell Left fielder

50
48 43
Alex Gordon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Alex Gordon Left fielder, Third baseman