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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.

list ordered by

1
608 76
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
810 181
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

3
710 112
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Third baseman

4
548 92
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

5
532 90
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

6
316 120
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

7
310 132
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

8
367 152
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Center fielder

9
234 90
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

10
385 159
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman - Third baseman

11
292 46
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Manager

12
164 85
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added First baseman, Pitcher

13
193 74
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Outfielder, Center fielder

14
238 108
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Second baseman

15
194 74
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
158 71
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Shortstop

17
178 114
Brady Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

18
167 76
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

19
137 57
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Catcher

20
189 67
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
181 78
Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Right fielder - Right fielder

22
188 91
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

23
150 74
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder

24
120 53
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

25
133 86
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder