MLB The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Please vote for the players based on their on-field career accomplishments

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

list ordered by
1
10,083 3,007
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
6,732 2,475
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
3
7,440 2,472
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder
4
6,913 2,047
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
5
5,337 2,700
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman
6
7,060 3,444
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Center fielder
7
4,024 1,856
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Manager, Second baseman
8
5,867 3,124
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder
9
6,003 2,972
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
10
4,467 1,927
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Shortstop
11
4,738 1,724
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pitcher
12
4,025 1,760
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pitcher
13
3,158 1,528
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
14
4,784 2,254
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Center fielder
15
2,648 1,321
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
16
3,707 1,505
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
17
2,884 1,434
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
18
3,916 2,520
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pitcher
19
4,649 2,911
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder
20
2,661 2,483
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Third baseman
21
1,520 1,054
Cap Anson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
22
1,775 1,066
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
23
3,925 2,358
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder
24
2,598 3,346
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
25
2,124 985
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher