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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
4,839 1,468
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
3,799 1,254
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
3,147 996
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

4
3,153 980
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

5
3,054 1,236
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

6
3,574 1,100
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

7
2,516 1,312
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

8
3,232 944
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

9
2,112 770
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
1,708 873
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
2,425 954
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

12
2,012 940
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
2,457 1,020
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
1,669 924
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

15
2,200 1,181
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
2,293 788
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
2,293 1,175
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
1,304 922
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

19
1,995 1,111
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers, Brooklyn Dodgers

20
1,517 573
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Montreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners

21
1,514 755
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
1,504 878
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
1,324 1,282
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

24
1,213 840
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Athletics

25
1,190 857
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
1,214 875
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
1,221 391
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

28
1,460 862
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

29
1,378 731
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
957 665
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
983 486
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn San Francisco Giants, Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves

32
1,971 1,008
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

33
1,570 751
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
1,442 823
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

35
892 554
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
877 602
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
726 438
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

38
818 569
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

39
1,051 595
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

40
662 567
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

41
906 647
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
577 444
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
766 452
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
1,044 488
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

45
1,121 583
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
740 354
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
1,396 682
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

48
446 361
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
430 355
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
705 444
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers