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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
5,796 1,829
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
4,490 1,577
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Willie Mays Center fielder

3
3,738 1,199
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

4
3,773 1,224
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

5
4,287 1,339
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

6
2,959 1,529
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Stan Musial Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

7
3,602 1,502
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
3,847 1,127
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

9
2,463 964
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Shortstop

10
1,999 1,074
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby Manager, Second baseman

11
2,378 1,121
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Pitcher

12
2,870 1,142
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

13
1,965 1,088
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Pitcher

14
2,981 1,292
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

15
2,747 1,008
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

16
2,592 1,373
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

17
2,423 1,258
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Pitcher

18
1,574 1,137
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

19
2,735 1,453
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

20
1,597 1,611
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols First baseman

21
1,831 905
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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22
1,863 732
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

23
1,424 972
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx First baseman

24
1,801 1,050
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux Pitcher

25
1,481 509
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

26
1,121 763
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

27
1,702 961
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson Pitcher

28
1,398 981
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

29
1,420 1,005
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

30
1,692 919
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Catcher

31
1,678 857
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

32
2,371 1,129
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Second baseman

33
1,848 851
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

34
1,136 577
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

35
1,109 776
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Starting pitcher, Pitcher

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

36
850 526
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

37
946 665
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Outfielder, First baseman

38
1,010 696
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

39
1,016 666
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Pitcher

40
1,223 702
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

41
1,233 554
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks First baseman, Shortstop

42
922 540
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
761 665
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Second baseman

44
1,643 785
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

45
1,311 664
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Pitcher

46
870 423
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Pitcher

47
962 509
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
carmela-launi added Mike Trout Outfielder, Center fielder

48
664 542
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman

49
1,384 1,230
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Barry Bonds Left fielder

50
1,241 667
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tom Seaver Pitcher