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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!
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1
2,524 342
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
2,152 334
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

3
2,081 383
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

4
1,895 309
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

5
2,185 584
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Derek Jeter Shortstop

6
1,628 348
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

7
1,593 361
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mariano Rivera Relief pitcher, Pitcher

8
1,176 271
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Whitey Ford Pitcher

9
881 411
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Thurman Munson Catcher

10
892 395
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

11
947 455
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Mattingly Manager, First baseman

12
889 338
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

13
678 291
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Ron Guidry Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
735 329
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bernie Williams Outfielder, Center fielder

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15
693 324
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Andy Pettitte Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
628 249
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bill Dickey Catcher

17
600 274
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Shortstop

18
479 222
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lefty Gomez Pitcher

19
610 319
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Jorge Posada Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman

20
521 234
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Goose Gossage Pitcher

21
535 297
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

22
435 223
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Elston Howard Left fielder, Catcher

23
420 240
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Graig Nettles Third baseman

24
474 251
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
397 245
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Willie Randolph Second baseman

26
634 568
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

27
462 181
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
rangerboy61 added Joe Torre Manager, Catcher, First baseman

28
466 150
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Casey Stengel Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
395 178
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catfish Hunter Pitcher

30
428 225
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Billy Martin Second baseman

31
428 263
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

32
371 192
Tony Lazzeri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tony Lazzeri Second baseman

33
295 180
Red Ruffing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Red Ruffing Starting pitcher, Pitcher

34
369 219
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

35
328 227
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

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36
426 382
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Robinson Canó Second baseman

37
356 170
Hideki Matsui is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Hideki Matsui Designated hitter, Left fielder, Center fielder

38
315 186
Mel Stottlemyre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mel Stottlemyre Starting pitcher, Pitcher

39
297 149
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tino Martinez First baseman

40
274 178
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Earle Combs Outfielder

41
289 191
Lou Piniella is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Piniella Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

42
233 154
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Dave Righetti Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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43
295 230
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Clemens Pitcher

44
260 132
Don Larsen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Larsen Pitcher

45
239 178
Roy White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roy White Outfielder, Left fielder

46
234 160
Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Waite Hoyt Pitcher

47
233 190
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bucky Dent Shortstop

48
237 155
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe Gordon Second baseman

49
228 106
Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bobby Richardson Second baseman

50
247 160
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Hank Bauer Right fielder