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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!
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Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Ozzie Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Arky Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Robin Yount is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Joe Cronin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Alan Trammell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Dave Concepción ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Jimmy Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Joe Sewell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
avschase added New York Yankees
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Maury Wills is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
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Johnny Pesky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time