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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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704 147
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
476 76
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Palmer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

3
464 75
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

4
606 91
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

5
518 65
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
283 105
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

7
320 124
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Adam Jones Center fielder

8
267 117
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

9
349 111
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Manny Machado Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman - Third baseman

10
238 34
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Earl Weaver Manager

11
197 79
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Dave McNally Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
211 86
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Roberto Alomar Second baseman

13
161 62
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Paul Blair Outfielder, Center fielder

14
139 67
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added George Sisler First baseman, Pitcher

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

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165 64
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
133 60
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Mark Belanger Shortstop

17
151 97
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
140 68
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Flanagan Pitcher

19
162 60
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Cuellar Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
149 65
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
116 45
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Rick Dempsey Catcher

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156 80
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Rafael Palmeiro Designated hitter, First baseman

23
159 122
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Davis First baseman

24
118 69
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
B. J. Surhoff Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

25
120 63
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Harold Baines Designated hitter, Right fielder

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95 43
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Bobby Grich Second baseman

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116 64
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brian Roberts Second baseman

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99 42
Mike Boddicker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
blueline3 added Mike Boddicker Starting pitcher, Pitcher

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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101 27
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Zach Britton Pitcher

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108 46
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Davey Johnson Manager, Second baseman

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102 55
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Miguel Tejada Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

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101 31
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

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114 62
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
106 59
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Matt Wieters Catcher - Catcher

35
61 32
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Bordick Shortstop

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80 54
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Melvin Mora Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

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82 50
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Gentile First baseman

38
74 29
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Scott McGregor Pitcher

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69 30
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gregg Olson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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103 33
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Jonathan Schoop Third baseman

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57 24
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Robin Roberts Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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71 55
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Hoiles Catcher

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

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65 28
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Luis Aparicio Shortstop

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67 31
Tippy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Tippy Martinez Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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41 35
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Rick Sutcliffe Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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42 35
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Will Clark First baseman

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47 33
Curt Schilling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Curt Schilling Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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39 33
Scott Erickson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Scott Erickson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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50 20
Darren O'Day is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Darren O'Day Pitcher

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33 47
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Ken Williams Outfielder