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List of Famous Baseball Players

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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 Troy Dunn (born November 9, 1979), nicknamed "Big Donkey", is an American former professional baseball left fielder and first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for ...more
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.