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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
5,084 1,560
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
3,963 1,348
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

3
3,764 1,155
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox

4
3,308 1,039
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

5
3,197 1,304
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees

6
3,314 1,060
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves

7
3,394 974
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig New York Yankees

8
2,615 1,370
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals

9
2,202 817
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

10
1,780 921
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
2,532 1,017
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees

12
2,106 999
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
2,595 1,092
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
1,742 986
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Washington Senators

15
2,420 846
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, California Angels

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16
2,291 1,259
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates

17
2,404 1,267
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
1,366 999
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies

19
2,116 1,154
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
1,617 609
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
1,595 793
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
1,573 930
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
1,264 886
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
1,384 1,372
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

25
1,241 900
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
1,276 923
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
1,300 421
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres

28
1,453 763
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

29
1,518 896
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals

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30
2,087 1,032
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers

31
992 693
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians

32
1,019 510
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
1,497 850
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds

34
1,634 783
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra New York Yankees, New York Mets

35
921 582
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
906 626
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
853 593
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates

38
1,095 617
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Kansas City Royals

39
753 461
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott New York Giants

40
950 680
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox

41
681 600
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps

42
807 476
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Minnesota Twins, California Angels

43
1,091 500
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs

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44
598 470
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox

45
1,171 602
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
773 366
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
1,453 708
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Baltimore Orioles

48
740 457
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers

49
442 377
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
1,095 601
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tom Seaver Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds