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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
627 130
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
407 64
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

3
532 78
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

4
421 67
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Palmer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

5
467 58
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
255 81
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

7
305 91
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
233 104
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

9
271 110
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Adam Jones Center fielder

10
193 26
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Earl Weaver Manager

11
170 71
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Dave McNally Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
180 78
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Roberto Alomar Second baseman

13
120 54
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added George Sisler First baseman, Pitcher

14
141 57
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Ken Singleton Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
136 57
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Paul Blair Outfielder, Center fielder

16
111 56
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Mark Belanger Shortstop

17
127 86
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
122 61
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Flanagan Pitcher

19
138 57
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Cuellar Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
124 60
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
136 101
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
101 59
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
131 71
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Rafael Palmeiro Designated hitter, First baseman

24
92 41
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Rick Dempsey Catcher

25
79 37
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Bobby Grich Second baseman

26
99 59
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Harold Baines Designated hitter, Right fielder

27
95 59
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brian Roberts Second baseman

28
81 38
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

29
80 22
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Zach Britton Pitcher

30
89 42
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Davey Johnson Manager, Second baseman

31
77 26
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
81 50
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Miguel Tejada Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

33
95 58
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
87 54
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Matt Wieters Catcher - Catcher

35
47 27
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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36
68 50
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Melvin Mora Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

37
70 45
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Gentile First baseman

38
83 26
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Jonathan Schoop Third baseman

39
58 25
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Scott McGregor Pitcher

40
53 26
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gregg Olson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

41
63 47
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Hoiles Catcher

42
50 24
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Luis Aparicio Shortstop

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
40 21
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
52 25
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
30 30
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
28 36
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Ken Williams Outfielder

47
30 27
Scott Erickson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Scott Erickson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

48
39 15
Darren O'Day is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Darren O'Day Pitcher

49
24 37
Urban Shocker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Urban Shocker Pitcher

50
31 30
Mickey Tettleton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mickey Tettleton Catcher