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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
2,427 328
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
2,083 307
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lou Gehrig First baseman

3
1,999 366
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
1,819 292
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

5
1,560 328
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

6
2,113 550
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Derek Jeter Shortstop

7
1,538 343
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mariano Rivera Relief pitcher, Pitcher

8
1,133 252
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Whitey Ford Pitcher

9
862 377
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

10
915 436
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Mattingly Manager, First baseman

11
846 399
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Thurman Munson Catcher

12
857 332
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
654 282
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Ron Guidry Starting pitcher, Pitcher

14
716 314
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
671 311
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Andy Pettitte Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
602 240
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bill Dickey Catcher

17
582 264
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Phil Rizzuto Shortstop

18
593 308
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
465 215
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Lefty Gomez Pitcher

20
499 224
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Goose Gossage Pitcher

21
517 283
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 U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time

22
422 214
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Elston Howard Left fielder, Catcher

23
408 235
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Graig Nettles Third baseman

24
457 244
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
384 238
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Willie Randolph Second baseman

26
452 144
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
442 172
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
598 552
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
377 174
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catfish Hunter Pitcher

30
406 218
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Billy Martin Second baseman

31
412 256
Rickey Henderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Rickey Henderson Left fielder

32
361 182
Tony Lazzeri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tony Lazzeri Second baseman

33
352 212
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

34
286 172
Red Ruffing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Red Ruffing Starting pitcher, Pitcher

35
319 215
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
341 161
Hideki Matsui is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Hideki Matsui Designated hitter, Left fielder, Center fielder

37
412 366
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Robinson Canó Second baseman

38
304 179
Mel Stottlemyre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Mel Stottlemyre Starting pitcher, Pitcher

39
283 143
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Tino Martinez First baseman

40
268 168
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Earle Combs Outfielder

41
277 185
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
224 147
Dave Righetti is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Dave Righetti Relief pitcher, Pitcher

The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

43
251 124
Don Larsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Don Larsen Pitcher

44
236 168
Roy White is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roy White Outfielder, Left fielder

45
273 220
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Roger Clemens Pitcher

46
228 155
Waite Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Waite Hoyt Pitcher

47
226 181
Bucky Dent is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bucky Dent Shortstop

48
232 149
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Joe Gordon Second baseman

49
221 100
Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Bobby Richardson Second baseman

50
240 154
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Hank Bauer Right fielder