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
3,764 491
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
3,329 472
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman
3
3,051 700
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder
4
2,960 529
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder
5
2,568 521
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher
6
1,986 455
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
7
2,886 1,204
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
8
2,186 860
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
9
1,563 626
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
10
1,497 646
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
11
1,420 774
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman
12
1,236 370
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher
13
1,311 619
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
14
1,058 390
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop
15
1,009 518
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
16
965 523
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
17
1,002 549
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
18
877 301
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
19
834 514
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman
20
780 356
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher
21
733 433
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
22
582 342
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman
23
579 327
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher
24
667 351
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
25
650 251
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher