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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
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman
3
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder
4
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder
5
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher
6
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
7
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
8
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
9
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
10
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
11
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
12
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman
13
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
14
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
15
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
16
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
17
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
18
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
19
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
20
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman
21
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman
22
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
23
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman
24
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
25
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher