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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
5,367 1,668
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
4,185 1,442
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Willie Mays Center fielder

3
3,982 1,228
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ted Williams Outfielder, Left fielder

4
3,373 1,385
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

5
3,585 1,033
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

6
3,508 1,135
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

7
3,471 1,116
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

8
2,766 1,433
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
2,308 878
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Honus Wagner Shortstop

10
1,872 993
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rogers Hornsby Manager, Second baseman

11
2,677 1,067
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

12
2,218 1,056
Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Cy Young Pitcher

13
2,769 1,181
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
1,836 1,030
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Walter Johnson Pitcher

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

15
2,425 1,306
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

16
2,558 920
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

17
2,552 1,344
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

18
2,233 1,207
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Sandy Koufax Pitcher

19
1,454 1,063
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

20
1,711 661
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Randy Johnson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
1,687 844
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

The Best Hatchbacks of All Time

22
1,455 1,465
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Albert Pujols First baseman

23
1,677 978
Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Greg Maddux Pitcher

24
1,329 923
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jimmie Foxx First baseman

25
1,299 938
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

26
1,553 799
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

27
1,331 964
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

28
1,590 924
Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Bob Gibson Pitcher

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

29
1,382 459
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

30
2,201 1,068
Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jackie Robinson Second baseman

31
1,574 876
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Johnny Bench Catcher

32
1,720 806
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

33
1,038 729
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

34
1,059 539
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Warren Spahn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

35
948 652
Grover Cleveland Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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36
959 618
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Steve Carlton Pitcher

37
1,013 720
Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Pedro Martínez Starting pitcher, Pitcher

38
890 624
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Hank Greenberg Outfielder, First baseman

39
1,150 654
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
George Brett Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

40
785 490
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

41
708 627
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Nap Lajoie Second baseman

42
1,145 521
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Ernie Banks First baseman, Shortstop

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
846 505
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Rod Carew Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

44
1,537 742
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
1,229 626
Satchel Paige is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Satchel Paige Pitcher

46
620 501
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Eddie Collins Second baseman

47
811 390
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Lefty Grove Pitcher

48
1,158 621
Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Tom Seaver Pitcher

49
771 487
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

50
819 417
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
carmela-launi added Mike Trout Outfielder, Center fielder