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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. (1936 items)

Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the ...more

Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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 ...more

Bob Feller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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 ...more

Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
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 ...more

Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
José Alberto Pujols Alcántara, better known as Albert Pujols, is a Dominican-American first baseman for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball. Pujols ...more

Bobby Doerr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Robert Pershing "Bobby" Doerr is a former Major League Baseball second baseman and coach. He played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox. Doerr achieved a batting ...more

Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Barry Lamar Bonds is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Bonds received ...more

Billy Sunday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
William Ashley "Billy" Sunday was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential ...more

Bill Bean is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
William Daro "Billy" Bean is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, and San ...more

Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson is a retired American baseball and football player. He is the only athlete to be named an All-Star in two major American sports. He was named the greatest ...more

Barry Zito is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Barry William Zito is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 205 pounds. He has also previously played in ...more

Al Leiter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Alois Terry Leiter is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher. Leiter pitched 19 seasons in the Major Leagues for New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, and ...more

Ace Parker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Clarence McKay "Ace" Parker was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played professional football as a quarterback in the National Football League for the Brooklyn ...more

John Adams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
John Adams John Bertram Adams was a professional baseball player in the early 20th century. Primarily a catcher, Adams played from 1910 to 1919, with the Cleveland Naps and Philadelphia Phillies.

Barry Larkin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Barry Louis Larkin is a retired Major League Baseball player. Larkin played shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds from 1986 to 2004 and was one of the pivotal players on the 1990 Reds' World Series ...more

Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Adam Dunn is an actor.

Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Adrián Beltré Pérez (born April 7, 1979) is a Dominican former professional baseball third baseman. Originally signed as an amateur free agent, he made his Major League ...more

Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Brandon Emil Phillips is an American professional baseball second baseman. He plays in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds. He has also played for the Cleveland Indians. A native of ...more

Bid McPhee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
John Alexander "Bid" McPhee was an American 19th-century Major League Baseball second baseman. He played 18 seasons in the majors, from 1882 until 1899, all for the Cincinnati Reds ...more

Al Blanche is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Prosper Albert Blanche is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played three seasons with the Boston Braves / Bees from 1935 to 1936.

Bobby Valentine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Robert John "Bobby" Valentine nicknamed "Bobby V" is a former American professional baseball player and manager. He is currently the athletic director at Sacred Heart ...more

Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Andre Nolan Dawson, nicknamed "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson", is a former American professional baseball player. During a 21-year baseball career, he played for four ...more

Bill Terry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
William Harold Terry was a Major League Baseball first baseman and manager. Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Terry was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954. In ...more

Bobby Cox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Robert Joseph "Bobby" Cox is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and manager. He first led the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1981, and then managed the Toronto Blue Jays from ...more

Brad Lesley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Bradley Jay Lesley was an actor.

Aaron Poreda is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Aaron Anderman Poreda is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently with Yomiuri Giants. A first-round pick of the Chicago White Sox in the 2007 draft who threw a 97 ...more

Bobby Thomson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Robert Brown "Bobby" Thomson was a Scottish-born American professional baseball player. Nicknamed "The Staten Island Scot", he was an outfielder and right-handed batter for ...more

Arky Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Joseph Floyd "Arky" Vaughan was an American professional baseball player. He played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball between 1932 and 1948 for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Brooklyn ...more

Alfonso Soriano is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Alfonso Guilleard Soriano is a Dominican former professional baseball outfielder, designated hitter, and second baseman. He played in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, Chicago ...more

Bill Mazeroski is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
William Stanley Mazeroski, is an American former professional baseball player. Nicknamed "Maz", he spent his entire career in Major League Baseball as a second baseman for the ...more

Adam Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Adam William Russell is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. In 2004, Russell was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round as the 179th overall

Andrew Miller is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Andrew Mark Miller is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, Boston Red ...more

Ben Diggins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Benjamin Howard Diggins is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played for the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2002 season.

Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Bernabé Williams Figueroa Jr. is a retired Puerto Rican professional baseball player and musician. He played his entire 16-year career in Major League Baseball with the New York Yankees ...more

Bill McAllester is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
William Lusk McAllester was a catcher in Major League Baseball. He played for the St. Louis Browns in 1913.

Bill Higgins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
William Edward Higgins was a professional baseball player. He played two seasons in Major League Baseball, with the Boston Beaneaters of the National League in 1888, and the St. Louis Browns and ...more

Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin Jr. was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five ...more

Bobby Bragan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Robert Randall Bragan was an American shortstop, catcher, manager, and coach in Major League Baseball. He also was an influential executive in minor league baseball. He was born in Birmingham, ...more

Art Kores is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Arthur Emil "Art" Kores was a professional baseball player whose career spanned nine season, one of which was spent in Major League Baseball with the St. Louis Terriers. In the majors, ...more

Branch Rickey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Wesley Branch Rickey was an innovative Major League Baseball executive elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He was perhaps best known for breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier ...more

Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Bobby Ray Murcer was an American Major League Baseball outfielder who played for 17 seasons between 1965 and 1983, mostly with the New York Yankees, whom he later rejoined as a longtime ...more

Ben Dyer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Ben Dyer Benjamin Franklin Dyer was a Major League Baseball infielder. He played all or part of six seasons in the majors, from 1914 until 1919, for the New York Giants and Detroit Tigers. Dyer played ...more

Andy Woehr is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Andy Woehr Andrew Emil Woehr was a professional baseball player. He played one full season and part of another in Major League Baseball. He played a total of 63 games for the Philadelphia Phillies, ...more

Ad Liska is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Adolph James Liska was a baseball pitcher who played five years in Major League Baseball and 14 for the Portland Beavers of the Pacific Coast League.

Al McCauley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Al McCauley Allen A. McCauley, was an American first baseman and pitcher in Major League Baseball for three seasons, 1884, 1890 & 1891. He played in the minor leagues between 1884 and 1890 and ...more

Barney Martin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Barnes Robertson Martin was an American baseball pitcher who had a "cup of coffee" with the Cincinnati Reds in 1953. Though Martin appeared in just one Major League Baseball game, he ...more

Al Gettel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Allen Gettel was an actor.

Al Lopez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Alfonso Ramón "Al" López was an American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball. He played catcher for the Brooklyn Robins/Dodgers, Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates ...more

Al LaMacchia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Al LaMacchia Alfred Anthony LaMacchia was a professional baseball player and scout. He was a right-handed pitcher who spent 14 years in the minor leagues where he accumulated a record of 159–117 and spent ...more

Allie Strobel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Baseball Players
Allie Strobel Albert Irving Strobel was a second baseman in Major League Baseball. He played for the Boston Beaneaters.