Greatest New York Yankees


The Top Ten

1 Babe Ruth Babe Ruth 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.

Hit 50 homers in one season until roger maris smoked that record, still the best yankee

2 Lou Gehrig Lou Gehrig 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 more.

He was the true heart of the 1920s-30s Yankees. May not get the love the Babe did but was every bit as good a player and one of the classiest people to ever play the game.

3 Derek Jeter Derek Jeter 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.

Not better than mantle neither is Gehrig

A prime example of what a pro athlete is supposed to stand for. He is classy, a born leader, and a heck of a hitter to boot.

the perfect example of what it means to be a yankee - crazyeyes56

He has more hits than any yankee

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4 Mickey Mantle

Derek Jeter better than "The Mick? " Let's get real people!

Number 1, if he wasnt injured. He would have. Been the best home run hitter of all time no doubt in my mind that he would be the number 1 homr run hitter ever and barry bonds wouldn't have even been close

5 Joe Dimaggio Joe Dimaggio 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.

Why the hell is DiMaggio only 9th?! He's right up there with Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle. Joltin Joe is a true legend!

Joe D ranks higher than 10th. He should be in the top three.

6 Yogi Berra
7 Mariano Rivera Mariano Rivera 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.

Greatest closer of all time. He beat Hoffman.

8 Thurman Munson
9 Alex Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez 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.



10 Whitey Ford

The Contenders

11 Don Larsen
12 Reggie Jackson Reggie Jackson Reginald Martinez Jackson is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and California Angels of Major League Baseball.

I met him at a car show he's really cool and he's Mr October which is a very important month - Sabbath

13 Joe Pepitone
14 Don Mattingly

He is a legend

15 Bucky Dent
16 Robinson Cano

Its possible he might get to the 3,000 hit club. If so, he's a sure hall of gamer.

Amazing now that he's a Mariner

17 Phil Rizzuto
18 Rich Goose Gossage
19 Mike Mussina
20 George Steinbrenner

He didn't play for the team

21 Joe Torre
22 Roger Clemens
23 CC Sabathia CC Sabathia Carsten Charles Sabathia Jr. is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.
24 Ivan Nova
25 Andy Pettitte
26 David Robertson
27 Roger Maris
28 Bill Dickey
29 Tony Lazzeri
30 Home Run Baker
31 Earle Combs
32 Waite Hoyt
33 Catfish Hunter
34 Phil Niekro
35 Red Ruffing
36 Joe Sewell
37 Enos Slaughter
38 Paul Waner
39 Dave Winfield
40 Bill Skowron
41 Phil Hughes
42 Joba Chamberlain
43 Curtis Granderson

#41 on his list? He is amazing

44 Lou Pinella
45 David Cone
46 David Wells
47 Bernie Williams

Most underrated Yankee of all time, he was a great hitter contact and power, an excellent fielder, and a winner..

48 Rickey Henderson
49 Goose Gossage
50 Paul O'Neill
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