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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
2,301 303
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
1,979 281
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

3
1,888 342
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
1,722 283
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

5
1,488 303
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

6
2,010 514
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Derek Jeter Shortstop

7
1,467 320
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mariano Rivera Relief pitcher, Pitcher

8
1,075 240
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Whitey Ford Pitcher

9
871 410
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Mattingly Manager, First baseman

10
810 352
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

11
808 373
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Thurman Munson Catcher

12
801 317
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
619 268
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Ron Guidry Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
677 295
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
638 292
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Andy Pettitte Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
562 226
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bill Dickey Catcher

17
556 246
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Shortstop

18
570 289
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
443 206
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lefty Gomez Pitcher

20
473 211
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Goose Gossage Pitcher

21
485 263
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
407 197
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Elston Howard Left fielder, Catcher

23
392 223
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Graig Nettles Third baseman

24
436 230
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
371 226
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Willie Randolph Second baseman

26
434 136
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Casey Stengel Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
417 156
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
358 163
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catfish Hunter Pitcher

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

29
545 523
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

30
384 210
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Billy Martin Second baseman

31
388 240
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

32
343 173
Tony Lazzeri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tony Lazzeri Second baseman

33
330 198
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

34
306 200
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
272 166
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
396 347
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Robinson Canó Second baseman

37
320 149
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
293 170
Mel Stottlemyre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mel Stottlemyre Starting pitcher, Pitcher

39
270 133
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tino Martinez First baseman

40
258 162
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Earle Combs Outfielder

41
220 135
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Dave Righetti Relief pitcher, Pitcher

42
270 174
Lou Piniella is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Piniella Manager, Outfielder, Left fielder

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

43
242 115
Don Larsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Larsen Pitcher

44
229 158
Roy White is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roy White Outfielder, Left fielder

45
256 208
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Clemens Pitcher

46
218 149
Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Waite Hoyt Pitcher

47
236 147
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Hank Bauer Right fielder

48
209 94
Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bobby Richardson Second baseman

49
214 172
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bucky Dent Shortstop

50
221 145
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe Gordon Second baseman