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List Rules Only third basemen and not other infield positions

The greatest third basemen of all time include some veteran MLB players, many of whom are considered among the greatest baseball players ever. These are the guys who played the hot corner like a boss. They demonstrated excellent fielding abilities and contributed to the betterment of their teams with ease. Who do you believe is the best third baseman ever? Vote for your choices, vote down any players you don't think deserve the honor and of course, re-rank this list in any order you want.

A great 3rd baseman will, of course, have an excellent fielding percentage, and the true greats also manage to be excellent at both defense and offense. Need examples? How about George Brett, arguably one of the third base greats - but he's also one of the best hitters in baseball history, too (the same can be said for Mike Schmidt, among others). And can anyone dare argue that the brilliant "Human Vacuum Cleaner," Brooks Robinson, isn't one of the greatest third basemen of all time?Enjoy voting for the players you believe are the best third baggers ever to play the game.
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1
967 327
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

2
812 315
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

3
675 290
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
George Brett Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

4
608 282
Chipper Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Chipper Jones Outfielder, Left fielder, Third baseman

5
456 228
Wade Boggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Wade Boggs Third baseman

6
453 201
Eddie Mathews is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Eddie Mathews Third baseman

7
377 166
Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Adrián Beltré Third baseman

8
399 246
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

9
267 207
Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ron Santo Third baseman

10
265 190
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Graig Nettles Third baseman

11
204 107
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
madamsundin added Paul Molitor Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

12
304 220
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Miguel Cabrera Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

13
225 95
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
shockwavesam91 added Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

14
178 137
Pie Traynor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Pie Traynor Third baseman

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
210 189
Scott Rolen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Scott Rolen Third baseman

16
173 143
Home Run Baker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Home Run Baker Third baseman

17
177 136
Ken Boyer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ken Boyer Third baseman

18
196 143
David Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Percentsign added David Wright Third baseman

19
263 301
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

20
140 139
Robin Ventura is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Robin Ventura Manager, Third baseman

21
124 122
Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Matt Williams Third baseman

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22
119 107
Ron Cey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ron Cey Third baseman

23
107 114
Darrell Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Darrell Evans First baseman, Third baseman

24
96 31
Harmon Killebrew is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
RobLein added Harmon Killebrew Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman

25
88 85
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Al Rosen Third baseman

26
87 50
Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Evan Longoria Third baseman

27
105 117
Sal Bando is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Sal Bando Third baseman

28
81 17
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Nolan Arenado Third baseman

The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

29
81 85
Jimmy Collins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Jimmy Collins Third baseman

30
66 42
Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Josh Donaldson Catcher, First baseman, Third baseman

31
84 65
George Kell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
George Kell Third baseman

32
69 110
Stan Hack is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Stan Hack Third baseman

33
70 115
Ken Caminiti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Ken Caminiti Third baseman

34
76 85
Gary Gaetti is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
dca1983 added Gary Gaetti Third baseman

35
73 57
Buddy Bell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
madamsundin added Buddy Bell Manager, Third baseman

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36
41 32
Terry Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Terry Pendleton Third baseman

37
64 86
John McGraw is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
John McGraw Infielder, Third baseman

38
53 32
Bill Madlock is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Bill Madlock Third baseman

39
47 29
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Dick Allen Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

40
41 32
Carney Lansford is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Carney Lansford Third baseman

41
42 30
Bob Horner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
DavidHorton added Bob Horner First baseman, Third baseman

42
38 28
Eddie Yost is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Eddie Yost Third baseman

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

43
44 52
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Troy Glaus First baseman, Third baseman

44
36 81
Bob Elliott is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
Bob Elliott Outfielder, Third baseman

45
45 36
Eric Chavez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Eric Chavez Third baseman

46
33 32
Mike Lowell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Mike Lowell Third baseman

47
41 32
Tim Wallach is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Tim Wallach Third baseman

48
42 42
Bobby Bonilla is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Bobby Bonilla Right fielder, Outfielder, Third baseman

49
40 30
Clete Boyer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Clete Boyer Third baseman

50
38 26
Aramis Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time
slaft added Aramis Ramírez Third baseman