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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
5,212 1,608
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
4,065 1,392
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Willie Mays Center fielder

3
3,864 1,190
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

4
3,488 997
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

5
3,407 1,086
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

6
3,281 1,337
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

7
3,389 1,072
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

8
2,682 1,391
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
2,249 840
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Shortstop

10
1,819 947
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby Manager, Second baseman

11
2,593 1,039
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

12
2,149 1,015
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Pitcher

13
2,668 1,131
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
1,780 1,001
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Pitcher

15
2,483 874
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
2,350 1,275
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

17
2,467 1,303
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

18
2,165 1,174
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Pitcher

19
1,660 628
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
1,399 1,026
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

21
1,631 815
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

22
1,615 952
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux Pitcher

23
1,288 902
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx First baseman

24
1,261 914
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

25
1,302 941
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
1,492 776
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

27
1,411 1,419
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols First baseman

28
1,332 437
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

29
1,548 907
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
2,134 1,049
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Second baseman

31
1,014 706
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

32
1,533 859
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Catcher

33
1,671 793
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

34
1,037 520
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

35
926 634
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

36
936 596
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Pitcher

37
867 604
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Outfielder, First baseman

38
1,113 635
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
980 694
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Starting pitcher, Pitcher

40
764 470
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

41
693 607
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Second baseman

42
1,113 507
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks First baseman, Shortstop

43
821 488
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
607 479
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman

45
1,191 611
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Pitcher

46
789 373
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Pitcher

47
1,483 721
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
752 466
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
1,120 609
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tom Seaver Pitcher

50
451 387
Ed Delahanty is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ed Delahanty Left fielder