Baseball 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
1,727 712
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates
2
1,649 959
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Baltimore Orioles
3
1,058 514
Pee Wee Reese is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers
4
1,950 1,396
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
New York Yankees
5
1,458 1,144
Ozzie Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals
6
1,055 554
Robin Yount is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Milwaukee Brewers
7
756 299
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Chicago White Sox
8
1,125 864
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Chicago Cubs
9
622 222
Joe Cronin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators
10
600 215
Arky Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Dodgers
11
594 184
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
12
687 346
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
13
744 666
Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cincinnati Reds
14
589 436
Alan Trammell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Detroit Tigers
15
761 551
Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians
16
500 282
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
453 409
Dave Concepción is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cincinnati Reds
18
271 149
Joe Sewell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees
19
429 417
Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox
20
653 653
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
367 347
Jimmy Rollins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Philadelphia Phillies
22
227 148
Johnny Pesky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators
23
223 206
Maury Wills is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates
24
305 321
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
avschase added New York Yankees
25
181 213
Tony Fernández is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Shortstops of All Time
Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays