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The Most Likable Active MLB Players

List RulesVote up the guys it's impossible to hate.

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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  • Atlanta Braves
    669
    125

    PositionFirst baseman

    BirthplaceFountain Valley, California

    BatsLeft

    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
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    638
    135

    PositionCenter Fielder

    BirthplaceVineland, New Jersey

    BatsRight

    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, received  ...more
  • Toronto Blue Jays
    183
    33

    PositionFirst baseman, Third baseman

    BirthplaceMontreal, Quebec, Canada

    BatsRight

    Vladimir Guerrero Ramos Jr. (born March 16, 1999) is a Canadian–Dominican professional baseball third baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is the son of former MLB  ...more
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    496
    134

    PositionPitcher, Designated hitter

    BirthplaceMizusawa, Iwate

    BatsLeft-handed

    Shohei Ohtani (born July 5, 1994) is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher and designated hitter for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Hokkaido  ...more
  • Detroit Tigers
    86
    19

    PositionFirst baseman, Third baseman

    BirthplaceMaracay, Venezuela

    BatsRight

    José Miguel Cabrera Torres (born April 18, 1983), commonly known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed "Miggy", is a Venezuelan professional baseball player. He is the first baseman for the Detroit Tigers  ...more
  • Chicago Cubs
    594
    186

    PositionFirst baseman

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    BatsLeft

    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 Padres.  ...more
  • Montreal Expos, Chicago White Sox
    333
    100

    PositionStarting pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceAltamira, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Bartolo Colón (born May 24, 1973), nicknamed "Big Sexy", is a Dominican-American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the  ...more
  • Los Angeles Angels
    139
    43

    PositionFirst baseman

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980) is a Dominican-American professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He  ...more
  • 9

    Jacob deGrom

    New York Mets
    328
    118

    PositionPitcher

    BirthplaceDeLeon Springs, Florida

    BatsLeft

    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 Stetson  ...more
  • Kansas City Royals
    92
    30

    PositionSecond baseman

    BirthplaceFlorence, South Carolina

    BatsRight

    Whitley David Merrifield (born January 24, 1989) is an American professional baseball second baseman and right fielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Merrifield graduated  ...more
  • Atlanta Braves
    400
    153

    PositionOutfielder

    BirthplaceLa Guaira, Venezuela

    BatsRight

    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 in 2018, and won  ...more
  • San Francisco Giants
    288
    110

    PositionCatcher, First baseman

    BirthplaceLeesburg, Georgia

    BatsRight-handed

    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 first base for  ...more
  • Chicago Cubs
    470
    196

    PositionThird baseman, Outfielder

    BatsRight

    Kristopher Lee Bryant (born January 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball third baseman and outfielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to playing professionally,  ...more
  • Philadelphia Phillies
    371
    156

    PositionOutfielder

    BirthplaceFort Meade, Florida

    BatsRight-handed

    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 Pittsburgh  ...more
  • San Diego Padres
    301
    131

    PositionShortstop

    BatsRight

    Fernando Gabriel Tatís Medina (born January 2, 1999) (nicknamed "El Niño") is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). Originally signed by  ...more
  • Milwaukee Brewers
    401
    187

    PositionOutfielder

    BirthplaceThousand Oaks, California

    BatsLeft

    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 Marlins.  ...more
  • St. Louis Cardinals
    314
    147

    PositionThird baseman

    BirthplaceNewport Beach, California

    BatsRight

    Nolan James Arenado (/ˌærəˈnɑːdoʊ/; born April 16, 1991) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the  ...more
  • Kansas City Royals
    143
    63

    PositionCatcher

    BirthplaceValencia, Venezuela

    BatsRight-handed

    Salvador Johan Pérez Diaz (born May 10, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is a six-time MLB All-Star, five-time Gold  ...more
  • Washington Nationals
    265
    125

    PositionPitcher

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Chesterfield, Missouri

    BatsRight-handed

    Maxwell M. Scherzer (born July 27, 1984), nicknamed Mad Max, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut as a  ...more
  • 20

    Mookie Betts

    Los Angeles Dodgers
    408
    199

    PositionRight Fielder

    BatsRight

    Markus Lynn "Mookie" Betts (born October 7, 1992) is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the  ...more
  • St. Louis Cardinals
    220
    105

    PositionFirst baseman

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    BatsRight

    Paul Edward Goldschmidt (born September 10, 1987), nicknamed "Goldy", is an American professional baseball first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB  ...more
  • Cleveland Indians
    357
    179

    PositionShortstop

    BirthplaceCaguas, Puerto Rico

    BatsSwitch

    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 League Baseball (MLB). A  ...more
  • Washington Nationals
    252
    128

    PositionOutfielder

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsLeft

    Juan José Soto Pacheco (born October 25, 1998), is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Soto signed with the Nationals as an  ...more
  • Atlanta Braves
    152
    75

    PositionSecond Baseman

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Curaçao

    BatsSwitch

    Ozhaino Jurdy Jiandro "Ozzie" Albies (born January 7, 1997) is a Curaçaoan professional baseball second baseman for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). Albies signed with the Braves  ...more
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
    280
    145

    PositionPitcher

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    BatsLeft-handed

    Clayton Edward Kershaw (born March 19, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). A left-handed starting pitcher, Kershaw has  ...more