List of the most famous shortstops, with pictures of the players when available. This list of greatest shortstops is listed by popularity, so the most recognizable shortstops are at the top of the list. People often debate over who the best shortstop of all time is, so use this list to see who you might want to put in the running for that title. The historic shortstops below may be currently active, while others have long retired from the game. Some of these players may be utility players, meaning they didn't always play shortstop during their time in the MLB.
Examples of items on this list include Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter.This list answers the questions, "Who are the best shortstops of all time?" and "Who are the greatest MLB shortstops?"