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List of famous baseball players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top baseball players in the world? This includes the most prominent baseball players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable baseball players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic baseball players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned baseball players.

This list below has a variety of people, like Babe Ruth and Willie Mays, in it.

From reputable, prominent, and well known baseball players to the lesser known baseball players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the baseball player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous baseball players ever?" and "What are the names of famous baseball players?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American professional baseball third baseman and shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez was one of the sport's most highly touted ...more

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Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. was an American baseball outfielder and pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1914 to 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest ...more

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#1 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#12 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#45 on The Best Atlanta Braves of All Time

#12 on The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time

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Bob Feller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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Robert William Andrew Feller, nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter", "Bullet Bob", and "Rapid Robert", was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians. Feller pitched from 1936 to 1941 and from 1945 to 1956, interrupted only by a four-year ...more

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#60 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#75 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

#32 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#13 on The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

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Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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Robert George "Bob" Uecker is a retired American Major League Baseball player, later a sportscaster, comedian and actor. Uecker was given the title of "Mr. Baseball" by TV talk show host Johnny Carson. Since 1971 Uecker has served as a play-by-play announcer for Milwaukee Brewers radio broadcasts. ...more

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