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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
5,185 1,594
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
4,043 1,382
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Willie Mays Center fielder

3
3,838 1,186
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

4
3,386 1,080
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

5
3,370 1,066
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

6
3,468 994
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

7
3,264 1,333
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
2,667 1,388
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
2,238 836
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Shortstop

10
1,813 941
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby Manager, Second baseman

11
2,581 1,037
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

12
2,137 1,014
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Pitcher

13
2,651 1,123
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
1,775 996
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Pitcher

15
2,467 868
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
2,334 1,275
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

17
2,455 1,296
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

18
2,154 1,173
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Pitcher

19
1,653 626
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
1,394 1,023
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

21
1,623 809
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

22
1,604 950
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux Pitcher

23
1,284 900
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
1,401 1,407
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols First baseman

27
1,327 434
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

28
1,478 774
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

29
1,542 905
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
2,119 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
1,525 857
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Catcher

33
1,034 518
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

34
1,661 789
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

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
763 466
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

40
972 693
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
1,107 506
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks First baseman, Shortstop

43
817 485
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
786 371
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Pitcher

46
1,187 610
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Pitcher

47
1,474 720
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
1,116 608
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