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The Greatest Shortstops of All Time  

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This list of the greatest shortstops of all time includes some of the most iconic, best baseball players in Major League Baseball history. These MLB shortstops gave everything they had on the field and with their bats, to help their respective teams win games. Who do you believe is the greatest shortstop to ever play the game? Vote for the players you like the most, vote down any you don't think deserve the honor. Also, feel free to rerank this list - your order can affect the overall player order.Any list of the greatest shortstops to ever play the game should include the late, great Honus Wagner. The Flying Dutchman is one of the best to ever take the field, and his speed and hitting abilities are legendary. With a record eight batting titles, Wagner is not only one of the best shortstops, he's also one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. In terms of modern-era shortstops, names like Derek Jeter and Cal Ripken, Jr. come to mind almost instantly. Who gets a top 10 spot? That's for you to decide with your votes. And while you're at it, you might want to cast your vote for the greatest throwing arms of all time!
list ordered by
1
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates
2
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Baltimore Orioles
3
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
New York Yankees
4
Ozzie Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals
5
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Chicago Cubs
6
Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers
7
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Chicago White Sox
8
Arky Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Dodgers
9
Robin Yount is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Milwaukee Brewers
10
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
11
Joe Cronin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators
12
Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cincinnati Reds
13
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
14
Alan Trammell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Detroit Tigers
15
Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians
16
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles
17
Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cincinnati Reds
18
Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox
19
Jimmy Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Philadelphia Phillies
20
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
keef66 added Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees
21
Joe Sewell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees
22
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
avschase added New York Yankees
23
Johnny Pesky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators
24
Maury Wills is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates
25
Bert Campaneris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Kansas City Athletics, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics