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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
2,311 306
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
1,989 283
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

3
1,896 346
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
1,730 284
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

5
1,492 306
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

6
2,020 519
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Derek Jeter Shortstop

7
1,474 322
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mariano Rivera Relief pitcher, Pitcher

8
1,080 243
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Whitey Ford Pitcher

9
814 355
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

10
811 376
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Thurman Munson Catcher

11
874 416
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Mattingly Manager, First baseman

12
809 319
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
622 272
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Ron Guidry Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
680 299
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bernie Williams Outfielder, Center fielder

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

15
640 298
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Andy Pettitte Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
565 228
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bill Dickey Catcher

17
559 248
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Shortstop

18
571 294
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Jorge Posada Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman

19
444 207
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lefty Gomez Pitcher

20
478 215
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Goose Gossage Pitcher

21
488 270
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

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22
409 200
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Elston Howard Left fielder, Catcher

23
394 226
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Graig Nettles Third baseman

24
438 234
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
372 230
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Willie Randolph Second baseman

26
421 161
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
rangerboy61 added Joe Torre Manager, Catcher, First baseman

27
434 139
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Casey Stengel Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

28
554 527
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

29
359 167
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catfish Hunter Pitcher

30
385 211
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Billy Martin Second baseman

31
389 243
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

32
346 174
Tony Lazzeri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tony Lazzeri Second baseman

33
333 201
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

34
310 202
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

35
274 167
Red Ruffing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Red Ruffing Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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36
398 349
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Robinson Canó Second baseman

37
322 152
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
294 171
Mel Stottlemyre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mel Stottlemyre Starting pitcher, Pitcher

39
270 136
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tino Martinez First baseman

40
259 163
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Earle Combs Outfielder

41
221 137
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Dave Righetti Relief pitcher, Pitcher

42
271 176
Lou Piniella is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Piniella Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

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43
242 118
Don Larsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Larsen Pitcher

44
230 161
Roy White is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roy White Outfielder, Left fielder

45
258 210
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Clemens Pitcher

46
220 150
Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Waite Hoyt Pitcher

47
211 95
Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bobby Richardson Second baseman

48
236 149
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Hank Bauer Right fielder

49
216 174
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bucky Dent Shortstop

50
223 145
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe Gordon Second baseman