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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.

1
732 158
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
493 80
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Palmer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

3
638 97
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

4
543 67
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

5
485 81
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

6
298 110
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

7
288 121
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

8
340 134
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Adam Jones Center fielder

9
364 127
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
256 39
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Earl Weaver Manager

11
211 82
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Dave McNally Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
222 93
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Roberto Alomar Second baseman

13
173 67
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
175 68
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Ken Singleton Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

15
145 74
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added George Sisler First baseman, Pitcher

16
142 65
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Mark Belanger Shortstop

17
163 104
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
147 71
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Flanagan Pitcher

19
172 62
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Cuellar Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
158 74
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
169 86
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Rafael Palmeiro Designated hitter, First baseman

22
123 50
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Rick Dempsey Catcher

23
131 68
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Harold Baines Designated hitter, Right fielder

24
105 47
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Bobby Grich Second baseman

25
123 77
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
B. J. Surhoff Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

26
167 138
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Davis First baseman

27
122 67
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brian Roberts Second baseman

28
104 45
Mike Boddicker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
blueline3 added Mike Boddicker Starting pitcher, Pitcher

29
109 31
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Zach Britton Pitcher

30
115 53
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Davey Johnson Manager, Second baseman

31
109 61
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Miguel Tejada Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

32
109 35
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
122 66
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
114 66
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Matt Wieters Catcher - Catcher

35
66 38
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Bordick Shortstop

36
90 53
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Gentile First baseman

37
82 32
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Scott McGregor Pitcher

38
84 61
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Melvin Mora Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

39
75 35
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gregg Olson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

40
108 41
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Jonathan Schoop Third baseman

41
75 31
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Luis Aparicio Shortstop

42
78 60
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Hoiles Catcher

43
60 28
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Robin Roberts Starting pitcher, Pitcher

44
72 35
Tippy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Tippy Martinez Relief pitcher, Pitcher

45
45 42
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Rick Sutcliffe Starting pitcher, Pitcher

46
57 24
Darren O'Day is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Darren O'Day Pitcher

47
51 33
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
55 30
Harold Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Harold Reynolds Second baseman

49
43 39
Scott Erickson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Scott Erickson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

50
45 42
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Will Clark First baseman