Best Athletes The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time  

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List Rules Vote on players based only on their time with the Yankees.

These are the greatest Yankees of all-time, voted on by Yankees fans who really know who the best Yankees players of all time were. Not only does this list contain the best men ever to play ball in pinstripes, it has some of the best current baseball players, some of the greatest baseball players of all time, and even some of the best athletes of all time. They were (and are) the best Yankees players and they are all listed here.

From the famous Yankee Clipper to Mr. October, these are the great baseball players that have made the New York Yankees one of the best sports franchises of all time. Obviously there are talented new Yankees players coming up to the bigs every year, so if your favorite Yankee player isn't on the list, make sure to add them so other NY Yankees fans can vote for them and propel them up the list to the spot of Best New York Yankee of all time (good luck taking that from Babe Ruth or Lou Gehrig, possibly the most legendary Yankees ever).

Feel free to rerank this list of the top Yankees players ever to reflect your favorite Yankees, and as ever, go Bombers!
list ordered by

1
3,308 443
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
2,907 425
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman

3
2,614 439
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder

4
2,692 611
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

5
2,254 462
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

6
1,730 369
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

7
2,607 1,007
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

8
1,938 712
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

9
1,327 548
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher

10
1,276 559
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

11
1,239 658
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman

12
1,014 312
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher

13
1,169 531
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
903 343
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

15
897 444
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
906 478
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

17
870 456
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

18
752 273
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

19
750 436
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman

20
690 314
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

21
672 389
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
529 300
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman

23
526 287
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher

24
602 310
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
553 219
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

26
480 311
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

27
596 193
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

28
593 233
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
rangerboy61 added Manager, Catcher, First baseman

29
839 737
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

30
528 277
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

31
504 231
Tony Lazzeri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

32
536 331
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder

33
411 217
Red Ruffing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

34
480 260
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

35
387 267
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

36
399 225
Mel Stottlemyre is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

37
433 212
Hideki Matsui is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Left fielder, Center fielder

38
510 450
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

39
367 183
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman

40
372 209
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder

41
342 224
Lou Piniella is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

42
293 189
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

43
382 289
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

44
336 166
Don Larsen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

45
279 211
Roy White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

46
293 187
Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

47
301 182
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

48
292 193
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

49
285 227
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

50
274 136
Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman