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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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671 138
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
573 82
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

3
437 68
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Eddie Murray Designated hitter, First baseman

4
449 72
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Palmer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

5
495 61
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
271 95
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Boog Powell First baseman

7
332 100
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
254 112
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Mussina Pitcher

9
298 117
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Adam Jones Center fielder

10
219 31
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Earl Weaver Manager

11
190 76
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Dave McNally Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
200 82
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Roberto Alomar Second baseman

13
134 62
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
161 61
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

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150 61
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
127 58
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Mark Belanger Shortstop

17
142 90
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
134 66
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Flanagan Pitcher

19
140 63
Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Nick Markakis Right fielder - Right fielder

20
153 60
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Mike Cuellar Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
115 63
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
B. J. Surhoff Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

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150 114
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Chris Davis First baseman

23
144 76
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Rafael Palmeiro Designated hitter, First baseman

24
105 44
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Rick Dempsey Catcher

25
113 61
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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87 41
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Bobby Grich Second baseman

27
107 63
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Brian Roberts Second baseman

28
93 40
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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94 25
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Zach Britton Pitcher

30
101 44
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Davey Johnson Manager, Second baseman

31
94 53
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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93 30
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
108 60
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
58 29
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Bordick Shortstop

35
98 58
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Matt Wieters Catcher - Catcher

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76 53
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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77 49
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Jim Gentile First baseman

38
97 30
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Jonathan Schoop Third baseman

39
67 28
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Scott McGregor Pitcher

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62 29
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gregg Olson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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51 22
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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68 53
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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59 27
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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64 29
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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39 33
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
38 30
Scott Erickson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Scott Erickson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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39 33
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Will Clark First baseman

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44 32
Curt Schilling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Curt Schilling Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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31 43
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Ken Williams Outfielder

50
46 19
Darren O'Day is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Darren O'Day Pitcher