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
3,066 418
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
2,661 403
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman

3
2,413 382
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder

4
2,499 561
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

5
2,068 421
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

6
2,498 874
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

7
1,565 332
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

8
1,852 594
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

9
1,158 504
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

10
1,171 507
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher

11
1,139 575
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman

12
1,104 447
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

13
872 295
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher

14
843 376
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

15
822 401
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
861 426
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

17
783 326
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

18
652 257
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

19
710 391
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman

20
635 281
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

21
631 364
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
494 280
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman

23
496 266
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher

24
571 292
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
457 292
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

26
562 213
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
rangerboy61 added Manager, Catcher, First baseman

27
497 208
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

28
792 690
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

29
544 183
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
492 262
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

31
458 223
Tony Lazzeri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

32
508 309
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder

33
367 209
Red Ruffing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

34
443 250
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

35
372 258
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

36
487 432
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

37
410 200
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
370 216
Mel Stottlemyre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

39
351 173
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman

40
332 205
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder

41
327 220
Lou Piniella is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

42
279 181
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

43
361 274
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

44
314 160
Don Larsen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

45
268 206
Roy White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

46
276 184
Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

47
275 215
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

48
279 179
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman

49
262 189
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

50
261 129
Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Second baseman