Baseball The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time  

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Who is the best left handed baseball player ever? This list includes players in the Hall of Fame as well as those who have not yet been inducted but are truly great. It also includes players from all eras of baseball. They are great hitters and great position players in all facets of the game. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league left handed baseball players of all time.

Major League Baseball is America’s pastime and from its pastoral beginnings, through to its professional urban setting today, it has always captured our imagination and our hearts. Baseball is a game many Americans played as kids, and for that reason it always holds a special place in the American zeitgeist. Opening day each spring is something many baseball fans count down to all year long.

The best left handed baseball players of all time on this list include players such as Ichiro, Ken Griffey Junior, Babe Ruth, and Ted Williams. The best left handers ever in Major League Baseball are all supremely talented at hitting to get on base, hitting for home runs, and at their positions as well. Through their careers, these best left handed players helped their teams jockey for post-season position and win games.

Vote up the best left handed players of all time or add a south paw you thought was the greatest if he isn't already on the list.

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1
743 83
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
661 79
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
3
675 103
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder
4
634 97
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
5
590 89
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman
6
547 94
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
7
472 77
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
8
475 97
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
BobLongo added Manager, Outfielder, Catcher
9
458 91
Duke Snider is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder
10
432 94
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
11
359 69
Eddie Collins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Second baseman
12
396 98
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder
13
319 78
Mickey Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Catcher
14
319 89
Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
First baseman
15
198 38
Norm Cash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added First baseman
16
287 85
Charlie Gehringer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Second baseman
17
336 115
Eddie Mathews is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Third baseman
18
268 96
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
19
321 144
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder
20
330 156
Wade Boggs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Third baseman
21
270 148
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman
22
195 106
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
23
154 96
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
24
167 108
Richie Ashburn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder
25
80 43
Lefty O'Doul is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Baseball Players of All Time
slaft added Left fielder, Pitcher