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
3,403 452
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
3,003 431
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
First baseman

3
2,692 462
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Center fielder

4
2,769 632
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

5
2,332 473
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

6
1,799 384
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

7
2,666 1,059
Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

8
1,993 753
Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

9
1,388 564
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher

10
1,334 579
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

11
1,072 321
Bill Dickey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Catcher

12
1,285 691
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Manager, First baseman

13
1,203 551
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
937 349
Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Shortstop

15
923 460
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

16
896 470
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

17
931 491
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

18
788 275
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

19
770 454
Jorge Posada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman

20
709 325
Goose Gossage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher

21
686 397
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
544 308
Graig Nettles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Third baseman

23
540 294
Elston Howard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Left fielder, Catcher

24
621 318
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
579 224
Catfish Hunter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time
Pitcher