Greatest Bronx Bombers, by Position, of All Time

The list heading is an attempt to not have this list merged with another list of great "Bomber" players I found on the site, which has a number of statistical inaccuracies. Besides, this list attempts to name the greatest player at each position, which clearly is a separate list... Like many teams have done since MLB's inception, outfielders are not locked into their stated outfield positions, this is to get the best players on the field, or in this case, on the list... Statistics are not necessarily included, they are readily available for the lists voters and commenters to peruse at their leisure, and hopefully, cause debates.... 2nd base was the hardest position to name a greatest of all time, so differing opinions are expected... the heading of the "Evil Empire" is a fairly recent description of said organization, so I chose the Bronx Bombers given its longevity.

The Top Ten

1 Mickey Mantle - Left Field

I agree, left field was a much better fit for Mantle, not really as good as his hype when trying to cover center field.

2 Lou Gehrig - 1st Base Lou Gehrig - 1st Base Henry Louis Gehrig, nicknamed "the Iron Horse", was an American baseball first baseman who played his entire professional career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, from 1923 until 1939. Gehrig was renowned for his prowess as a hitter and for his durability, which earned him his nickname ...read more.
3 Babe Ruth - Right Field Babe Ruth - Right Field George Herman Ruth Jr., better known as Babe Ruth, was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
4 Joe DiMaggio - Centerfield Joe DiMaggio - Centerfield Joseph Paul DiMaggio, nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.
5 Yogi Berra - Catcher Yogi Berra - Catcher Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra was an American professional baseball catcher, manager, and coach who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball, all but the last for the New York Yankees.
6 Mariano Rivera - Reliever (Closer) Mariano Rivera - Reliever (Closer) Mariano Rivera is a Panamanian-American former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013. Nicknamed "Mo" and "Sandman", he spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees' closer for 17 seasons.
7 Derek Jeter - Shortstop Derek Jeter - Shortstop Derek Sanderson Jeter is an American former professional baseball shortstop, current businessman and baseball executive who is the chief executive officer and part owner of the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball.

There can be no argument, here. Not only the most astounding shortstop of all time, but arguably the best all-around player of all time. Charlie Hustle had nuthin on this kid, and none of the class.

8 Whitey Ford - Starting Pitcher
9 Robinson Cano - 2nd Base
10 Graig Nettles - 3rd Base

The Contenders

11 Aaron Judge - Right Field

This might be a way too early prediction to be putting this guy on this list but seeing how he continues to be a stud both at the plate and in the field he’s going to make it on this list at some point before his career is done. It’s only a matter of time before he leads the evil empire back on top of the baseball world. - Randomator

12 Alex Rodriguez - 3rd Base Alex Rodriguez - 3rd Base Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees.

He juiced. His record is therefore meaningless.

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