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This greatest baseball players list represents the combined lists of baseball fans everywhere. Anyone can make their own list of the best ball-players ever to play the game, making this CrowdRanking a true consensus on who's the best player of all time.

So who is the greatest baseball player of all time? There are plenty of amazing options to choose from. Are you a New York Yankees fan? Then you'll really like this list with Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio and more repping your team. The same goes for fans of Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Bob Gibson, Stan Musial, Barry Bonds and everyone else who should be considered among the greatest baseball players of all time. 
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1
4,816 1,454
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox, Boston Braves, New York Yankees

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2
3,786 1,242
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
3,136 966
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

4
3,128 987
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

5
3,556 1,094
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

6
3,037 1,228
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

7
2,504 1,305
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

8
3,211 941
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

9
2,101 762
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
1,702 868
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns

11
2,411 947
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

12
2,002 934
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Cleveland Spiders, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Naps

13
2,442 1,015
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds

14
1,662 919
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

15
2,193 1,170
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

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16
2,278 785
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

17
2,282 1,165
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds

18
1,300 916
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

19
1,510 569
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

20
1,984 1,108
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

21
1,503 754
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Shoeless Joe Jackson Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Naps

22
1,500 872
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs

23
1,206 837
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Athletics

24
1,319 1,273
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

25
1,183 852
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Christy Mathewson New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

26
1,210 869
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

27
1,214 387
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

28
1,455 857
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

29
1,370 727
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

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30
954 661
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

31
1,965 1,004
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

32
979 483
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

33
1,565 748
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra New York Yankees, New York Mets

34
1,437 820
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

35
888 551
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox

36
874 599
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Grover Cleveland Alexander Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

37
722 435
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

38
660 565
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

39
1,048 593
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

40
814 567
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

41
904 643
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

42
575 442
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

43
763 449
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins, California Angels

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44
1,041 486
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

45
1,120 581
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians

46
739 352
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox

47
1,391 681
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

48
445 358
Cap Anson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cap Anson Chicago White Stockings, Chicago Colts

49
428 353
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Infants

50
703 441
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers