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

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363 80
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Stan Musial Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

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271 82
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time

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281 109
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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268 131
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

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135 58
Ralph Kiner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ralph Kiner Outfielder, Left fielder

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300 213
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Barry Bonds Left fielder

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158 70
Al Simmons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Al Simmons Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

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192 93
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

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131 94
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Willie Stargell Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

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134 104
Tim Raines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Tim Raines Left fielder

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132 49
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

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95 52
Joe Medwick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Joe Medwick Outfielder, Left fielder

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129 98
Jim Rice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Jim Rice Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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113 93
Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Billy Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

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80 47
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ed Delahanty Left fielder

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93 54
Goose Goslin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Goose Goslin Outfielder, Left fielder

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110 97
Manny Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Manny Ramírez Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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60 52
Jesse Burkett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Jesse Burkett Outfielder, Left fielder

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68 41
Zach Wheat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Zach Wheat

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73 57
Matt Holliday is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Matt Holliday Outfielder, Left fielder

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62 66
Minnie Miñoso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Minnie Miñoso Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

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40 39
Charlie Keller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Charlie Keller Outfielder, Left fielder

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62 77
George Foster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
George Foster Outfielder, Left fielder

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35 33
Fred Clarke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Fred Clarke Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

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57 42
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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47 44
Moisés Alou is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Moisés Alou Right fielder, Left fielder

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42 19
Zack Wheat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Zack Wheat Outfielder, Left fielder

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47 77
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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41 54
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Frank Howard Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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35 14
Lefty O'Doul is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Lefty O'Doul Left fielder, Pitcher

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Heinie Manush is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Heinie Manush Outfielder, Left fielder

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23 31
Sherry Magee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Sherry Magee Outfielder, Left fielder

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36 14
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Daniel Dunbar added Bo Jackson Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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36 36
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

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38 21
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

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30 35
Alfonso Soriano is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Alfonso Soriano Left fielder, Second baseman

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18 14
Bob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Johnson Left fielder

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29 12
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

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29 18
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slaft added Willie Horton Designated hitter, Left fielder

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37 25
Joe Rudi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
mkeith.peel added Joe Rudi Outfielder, Left fielder

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28 17
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

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21 17
Greg Luzinski is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Greg Luzinski Designated hitter, Left fielder

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26 22
Ron Gant is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ron Gant Outfielder, Left fielder

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24 22
Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Don Baylor Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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26 19
José Cruz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added José Cruz Outfielder, Left fielder

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23 19
Hal McRae is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hal McRae Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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21 18
Luis Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Luis Gonzalez Left fielder

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17 8
George Bell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Daniel Dunbar added George Bell Left fielder

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47 40
Alex Gordon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time
Alex Gordon Left fielder, Third baseman