MLB 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
3,969 520
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
3,517 498
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman
3
3,226 738
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder
4
3,140 553
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder
5
2,707 547
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher
6
2,077 504
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
7
3,066 1,252
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
8
2,332 885
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
9
1,649 678
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
10
1,576 695
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
11
1,504 815
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman
12
1,311 406
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
13
1,392 647
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
14
1,109 427
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
15
1,081 537
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
16
1,027 542
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
17
1,072 562
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
18
914 324
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
19
881 538
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman
20
821 379
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
21
771 453
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
22
607 368
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman
23
610 343
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher
24
703 268
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
25
709 369
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder