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The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time 

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Updated February 1, 2018 2.5k votes 674 voters 22.4k views 18 items

This is a list of the best New York Yankees center fielders of all time. The New York Yankees have had some amazing center fielders throughout their years in the MLB, but who is the all time greatest? The Yankees are one of the most storied franchises in all of sports, with 27 championships on their resume.

Center field is one of the most crucial positions on the field, and many of the players on this list Vote for the player you believe deserves to be called number one. Keep in mind you're voting on the best player and not the best team, so even if a player never won a World Series with the New York Yankees they can still be considered their best center fielder.

On this list, you'll find a variety of Yankees center fielders, including Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Bernie Williams, and Hideki Matsui. Go ahead and vote up the greatest Yankees center fielder of all time, and when you're finished, head on over and vote on the best Yankees left fielders of all time.

list ordered by
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Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder
2
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Center fielder
3
Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
4
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
5
Earle Combs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder
6
Mickey Rivers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Center fielder
7
Brett Gardner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder
8
Hideki Matsui is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Hideki Matsui Designated hitter, Left fielder, Center fielder
9
Curtis Granderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Center fielder
10
Aaron Hicks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder
11
Johnny Damon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder
12
Roberto Kelly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
13
Lawton Witt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Lawton Witt
14
Chili Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
15
Melky Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder
16
Elmer Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Elmer Miller
17
Claudell Washington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
18
Jacoby Ellsbury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Yankees Center Fielders of All Time
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