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List Rules Rank the players based only on their time with the Baltimore Orioles

This is a list of the greatest Balitmore Orioles ever. The Baltimore Orioles are one of the most storied franchises in the history of Major League Baseball. Located in Baltimore since 1954, the Orioles traditionally have had one of the best infields in baseball, which has produced some of the greatest baseball players of all time. Many of the best Orioles ever are infielders. The years 1966 through 1983 are considered the franchise's glory years. Baltimore fared well during the mid '90s and on the strength of its young core, brighter days are ahead for the club.

One of the most famous Orioles in history is Cal Ripken Jr. The Hall of Fame shortstop's name is synonymous with one of the greatest streaks in sports history. For 2,632 consecutive games (more specifically from 1982-1998), Ripken's name was on the Orioles lineup card. The 19-time All Star is easily one of the most popular players not only in Baltimore Orioles history, but the entire major leagues.

Other players who are the the best Orioles ever include slugging outfielder Frank Robinson and slick fielding third baseman Brooks Robinson. Along with Ripken, the Robinsons (of no relation) are also hall of famers. 

The Orioles have a rich history of pitching as well. Jim Palmer is probably the most famous pitcher to wear the orange, black and white. Winning 268 games in 19 seasons, Palmer was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990, his second year eligibility. Palmer fronted a strong pitching staff that led the Orioles to three World Series titles during his tenure with the club.

These players are the best in Baltimore Orioles history. If you notice that we've missed someone, feel free to add him to this list. Vote early and often for who you think are the greatest Baltimore Orioles of all time.

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453 89
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

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2
308 47
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Palmer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

3
295 46
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

4
383 56
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

5
344 46
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

6
178 57
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

7
207 54
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Manny Machado Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman - Third baseman

8
166 73
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

9
195 80
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
TRENT13 added Adam Jones Center fielder

10
131 59
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Dave McNally Starting pitcher, Pitcher

11
124 21
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Earl Weaver Manager

12
132 59
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Roberto Alomar Second baseman

13
108 44
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Ken Singleton Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
84 41
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added George Sisler First baseman, Pitcher

15
102 43
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Paul Blair Outfielder, Center fielder

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16
110 62
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Davis First baseman

17
82 45
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Mark Belanger Shortstop

18
89 63
Brady Anderson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brady Anderson Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

19
97 47
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Flanagan Pitcher

20
90 42
Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Nick Markakis Right fielder - Right fielder

21
108 46
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Cuellar Starting pitcher, Pitcher

22
58 24
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Bobby Grich Second baseman

23
75 47
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
B. J. Surhoff Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

24
67 32
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Rick Dempsey Catcher

25
78 47
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Harold Baines Designated hitter, Right fielder

26
90 61
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Rafael Palmeiro Designated hitter, First baseman

27
65 30
Mike Boddicker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
blueline3 added Mike Boddicker Starting pitcher, Pitcher

28
69 46
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brian Roberts Second baseman

29
53 10
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Zach Britton Pitcher

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30
71 34
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Davey Johnson Manager, Second baseman

31
70 40
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Matt Wieters Catcher - Catcher

32
55 20
Al Bumbry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Al Bumbry Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

33
72 43
J. J. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added J. J. Hardy Shortstop - Shortstop

34
58 40
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Miguel Tejada Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

35
32 17
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Bordick Shortstop

36
57 36
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Gentile First baseman

37
38 19
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gregg Olson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

38
51 40
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Melvin Mora Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

39
52 36
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Hoiles Catcher

40
41 17
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Scott McGregor Pitcher

41
52 18
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Jonathan Schoop Third baseman

42
36 15
Tippy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Tippy Martinez Relief pitcher, Pitcher

43
27 14
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Robin Roberts Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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44
24 19
Mickey Tettleton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mickey Tettleton Catcher

45
30 15
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Luis Aparicio Shortstop

46
17 25
Urban Shocker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Urban Shocker Pitcher

47
26 15
Rich Dauer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Rich Dauer Second baseman, Third baseman

48
20 17
Scott Erickson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Scott Erickson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

49
20 22
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Ken Williams Outfielder

50
19 19
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Rick Sutcliffe Starting pitcher, Pitcher