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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
683 105
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Third baseman

2
778 174
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

3
519 88
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

4
582 74
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

5
526 89
Jim Palmer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

6
309 117
Boog Powell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

7
301 129
Mike Mussina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

8
360 145
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Center fielder

9
380 148
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
282 44
Earl Weaver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Manager

11
229 86
Dave McNally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

12
235 104
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Second baseman

13
185 73
Paul Blair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
alfeyerabend added Outfielder, Center fielder

14
187 72
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

15
160 82
George Sisler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
leftyshark added First baseman, Pitcher

16
152 70
Mark Belanger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
LoRenZo1 added Shortstop

17
176 109
Brady Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

18
160 74
Mike Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

19
183 66
Mike Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
176 78
Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Right fielder - Right fielder

21
185 90
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

22
135 55
Rick Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Catcher

23
148 72
Harold Baines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder

24
118 52
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Second baseman

25
130 85
B. J. Surhoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

26
134 70
Brian Roberts is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Second baseman

27
170 157
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

28
119 49
Mike Boddicker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
blueline3 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

29
131 55
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Manager, Second baseman

30
120 34
Zach Britton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Pitcher

31
120 37
Al Bumbry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

32
119 66
Miguel Tejada is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop

33
131 69
J. J. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Shortstop - Shortstop

34
119 72
Matt Wieters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
danbunty25 added Catcher - Catcher

35
100 56
Jim Gentile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
First baseman

36
94 34
Scott McGregor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Pitcher

37
69 42
Mike Bordick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shortstop

38
90 66
Melvin Mora is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Outfielder, Infielder, First baseman

39
81 38
Gregg Olson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

40
90 32
Luis Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Shortstop

41
83 65
Chris Hoiles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
Catcher

42
66 31
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
RobLein added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

43
115 48
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
AndrewHaney1 added Third baseman

44
82 36
Tippy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

45
48 47
Rick Sutcliffe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

46
58 35
Rich Dauer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
IanHarvey added Second baseman, Third baseman

47
42 58
Ken Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
slaft added Outfielder

48
50 47
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

49
65 30
Darren O'Day is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
MatthewDiLorenzo added Pitcher

50
48 45
Mickey Tettleton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All Time
CMCSS03 added Catcher