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The Most Likable Active MLB Players  

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Batter up! This is the list of the most likable MLB players currently in the league. Major League Baseball has 162 games throughout the regular season, and it gives the players plenty of time to show off their personalities to the fans and the media. Whether the most liked MLB players are liked because they’re nice to the fans or because the fans love them for their clutch ballplaying, the Boys of Summer on the list are the most liked baseball players throughout the majors.

Players like Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo have consistently shown they are among the nicest and most humble players in the sport, despite being among the best players. Meanwhile, players like Mike Trout have proven their dedication to the fans by always making time before games to sign autographs and chat, particularly with kids and young fans.

So vote for who you think on this list of most likable MLB players is a home run choice and feel free to add any players you think belong here, then head over and check out some of the most likable NBA players right now.

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Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Michael Nelson Trout (born August 7, 1991) is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). Trout is a eight-time MLB All-Star, ...more
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Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Aaron Judge New York Yankees
Aaron James Judge (born April 26, 1992) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Judge was unanimously selected as the American ...more
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Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Milwaukee Brewers
Christian Stephen Yelich (born December 5, 1991) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Miami ...more
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Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Benjamin Molina (Spanish pronunciation: [ʝaˈdjeɾ moˈlina]; born July 13, 1982), nicknamed "Yadi", is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of ...more
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Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Los Angeles Dodgers
Cody James Bellinger (born July 13, 1995) is an American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with ...more
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Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Jacob deGrom New York Mets
Jacob Anthony deGrom (born June 19, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to playing professionally, deGrom attended ...more
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Pete Alonso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
New York Mets
Peter Morgan Alonso (born December 7, 1994) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2019. Alonso is ...more
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Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Javier Báez Chicago Cubs
Ednel Javier "Javy" Báez (born December 1, 1992), nicknamed "El Mago" (Spanish for "The Magician"), is a Puerto Rican professional baseball utility player ...more
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Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Mookie Betts Boston Red Sox
Markus Lynn "Mookie" Betts (born October 7, 1992) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB) and a professional bowler in the ...more
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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Chicago Cubs
Anthony Vincent Rizzo (born August 8, 1989) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the San Diego ...more
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Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Cleveland Indians
Francisco Miguel Lindor (born November 14, 1993), nicknamed "Paquito" and "Mr. Smile", is a Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop for the Cleveland Indians of Major ...more
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Ronald Acuna Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Atlanta Braves
Ronald José Acuña Blanco Jr. (born December 18, 1997) is a Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut ...more
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Max Scherzer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Washington Nationals
Maxwell M. Scherzer (born July 27, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Nicknamed “Mad Max”, he made his MLB debut as a ...more
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Juan Soto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Washington Nationals
Juan José Soto Pacheco (born October 25, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Soto made his major-league ...more
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Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Washington Nationals
Anthony Michael Rendon (, born June 6, 1990) is an American baseball third baseman for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Rendon played college baseball for the Rice ...more
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Curtis Granderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Detroit Tigers
Curtis Granderson Jr. (born March 16, 1981) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Detroit Tigers, New ...more
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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Atlanta Braves
Frederick Charles Freeman (born September 12, 1989) is a Canadian-American professional baseball first baseman for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has been with the Braves ...more
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José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Houston Astors
José Carlos Altuve (born May 6, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Astros signed Altuve as an amateur ...more
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Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Charlie Blackmon
Charles Cobb Blackmon is an American professional baseball outfielder with the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball.
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Justin Verlander is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Houston Astros
Justin Brooks Verlander (born February 20, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Detroit Tigers ...more
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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Colorado Rockies
Nolan James Arenado (born April 16, 1991) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Rockies in ...more
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Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Philadelphia Phillies
Andrew Stefan McCutchen (born October 10, 1986) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the ...more
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Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Alex Bregman Houston Astros
Alexander David Bregman (born March 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was selected by the Houston Astros with the ...more
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Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
San Francisco Giants
Gerald Dempsey "Buster" Posey III (born March 27, 1987) is an American professional baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. Posey has also filled in at ...more
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Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Likable Active MLB Players
Chicago Cubs
Kristopher Lee Bryant (born January 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to playing professionally, Bryant ...more