Baseball The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time  

Ranker Sports
Originally by
16.1k votes 1.5k voters 38.4k views 107 items

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.

list ordered by

1
747 163
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

2
556 68
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

3
506 83
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

4
651 99
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Third baseman

5
492 82
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

6
302 112
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

7
290 123
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

8
344 137
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Center fielder

9
370 132
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman - Third baseman

10
264 40
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Manager

11
216 82
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
225 95
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Second baseman

13
178 68
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Outfielder, Center fielder

14
179 69
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

15
145 65
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Shortstop

16
147 75
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added First baseman, Pitcher

17
167 105
Brady Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

18
152 72
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

19
177 62
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
161 75
Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Right fielder - Right fielder

21
175 87
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

22
128 52
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Catcher

23
111 48
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

24
134 69
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder

25
125 79
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

26
169 142
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

27
125 68
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Second baseman

28
107 46
Mike Boddicker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
blueline3 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

29
111 32
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

30
119 53
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Manager, Second baseman

31
114 62
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

32
113 35
Al Bumbry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

33
123 67
J. J. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Shortstop - Shortstop

34
115 68
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Catcher - Catcher

35
93 53
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

36
67 39
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop

37
87 33
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Pitcher

38
86 62
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

39
76 36
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

40
80 31
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Shortstop

41
111 43
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Third baseman

42
63 28
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

43
78 61
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Catcher

44
74 36
Tippy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

45
46 44
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

46
40 53
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Outfielder

47
48 43
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

48
55 42
Curt Schilling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

49
53 34
Rich Dauer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Second baseman, Third baseman

50
59 26
Darren O'Day is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Pitcher