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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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1
601 120
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

2
444 54
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

3
505 74
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

4
401 64
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Palmer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

5
386 62
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

6
242 70
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

7
286 84
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
221 96
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

9
264 104
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
TRENT13 added Adam Jones Center fielder

10
184 24
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Earl Weaver Manager

11
166 67
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Dave McNally Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
117 49
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added George Sisler First baseman, Pitcher

13
170 73
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Roberto Alomar Second baseman

14
133 53
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Paul Blair Outfielder, Center fielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
135 54
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Ken Singleton Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
108 54
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Mark Belanger Shortstop

17
122 80
Brady Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brady Anderson Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

18
119 56
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Flanagan Pitcher

19
134 54
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Cuellar Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
121 57
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
129 93
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Davis First baseman

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22
97 56
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
B. J. Surhoff Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

23
86 38
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Rick Dempsey Catcher

24
121 69
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Rafael Palmeiro Designated hitter, First baseman

25
74 34
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Bobby Grich Second baseman

26
95 57
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Harold Baines Designated hitter, Right fielder

27
79 35
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
89 58
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brian Roberts Second baseman

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
75 19
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Zach Britton Pitcher

30
86 39
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Davey Johnson Manager, Second baseman

31
73 24
Al Bumbry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Al Bumbry Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

32
75 49
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Miguel Tejada Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

33
91 55
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
84 52
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Matt Wieters Catcher - Catcher

35
69 42
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Gentile First baseman

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36
65 47
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Melvin Mora Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

37
42 25
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Bordick Shortstop

38
55 22
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Scott McGregor Pitcher

39
79 24
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Jonathan Schoop Third baseman

40
62 43
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Hoiles Catcher

41
49 25
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gregg Olson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

42
51 22
Tippy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Tippy Martinez Relief pitcher, Pitcher

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
47 21
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Luis Aparicio Shortstop

44
36 21
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Robin Roberts Starting pitcher, Pitcher

45
28 31
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Ken Williams Outfielder

46
24 33
Urban Shocker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Urban Shocker Pitcher

47
26 29
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Rick Sutcliffe Starting pitcher, Pitcher

48
34 21
Rich Dauer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Rich Dauer Second baseman, Third baseman

49
29 28
Mickey Tettleton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mickey Tettleton Catcher

50
26 25
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Will Clark First baseman