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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 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
5,196 1,602
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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2
4,052 1,388
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Willie Mays Center fielder

3
3,849 1,188
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

4
3,377 1,067
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

5
3,477 996
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

6
3,394 1,084
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

7
3,270 1,336
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

8
2,672 1,390
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

9
2,243 838
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Shortstop

10
1,816 943
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby Manager, Second baseman

11
2,587 1,038
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

12
2,142 1,015
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Pitcher

13
2,658 1,128
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

14
1,777 999
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Pitcher

15
2,474 872
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

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16
2,339 1,275
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

17
2,460 1,300
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

18
2,157 1,174
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Pitcher

19
1,655 627
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
1,396 1,024
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

21
1,629 810
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

22
1,609 951
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux Pitcher

23
1,285 900
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx First baseman

24
1,260 910
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

25
1,299 938
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

26
1,330 434
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

27
1,404 1,413
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols First baseman

28
1,482 775
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

29
1,544 905
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson Pitcher

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30
2,124 1,048
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Second baseman

31
1,010 703
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

32
1,526 857
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Catcher

33
1,666 790
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

34
1,035 518
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

35
922 631
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

36
935 593
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Pitcher

37
867 601
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Outfielder, First baseman

38
1,108 632
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

39
764 466
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

40
973 693
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Starting pitcher, Pitcher

41
692 605
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Second baseman

42
1,109 506
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks First baseman, Shortstop

43
818 486
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

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44
606 476
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman

45
787 372
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Pitcher

46
1,188 610
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Pitcher

47
1,477 720
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

48
751 463
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

49
1,117 608
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tom Seaver Pitcher

50
450 384
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Left fielder