Greatest Philadelphia Phillies Players

The Top Ten

1 Mike Schmidt

Will never be a 3B with combo of defensive brilliance and HR power

Oh come on this guy has more home runs then mickey mantle!

He's the reason I grew to love the game.

Greatest All Time Phillies Player

2 Steve Carlton

Great guys on this list but I have to say Steve is the best on here

Greatest Left Handed Phillies Pitcher

3 Chase Utley Chase Cameron Utley is an American former professional baseball second baseman who played in Major League Baseball.

Chase was the kind of ballplayer you wanted your son to be like in little league on up.. A true role model..

Plays defense and offense. Will never forget his 5 homeruns in the 2009 world series against the Yankees.

Chase has plenty of years left

He's had some injurie problems as of late, really a shame. Him and schmidt probably the best all-around players in Phillies history.

4 Robin Roberts

My dad said that if Robin Roberts played for the Yankees he would have been the greatest pitcher of all-time. He played on some poor Philly teams that didn't score too many runs for him. He still managed to have over 286 wins during his career. He is ranked #22 in the Hall of Fame ahead of Tommy Glavine, Nolan Ryan, and Roy Halladay.

Greatest Right Handed Phillies Pitcher

5 Richie Ashburn

My favorite Phillies as a young boy. Copied my game after him. Great base runner, solid hitter for average, and played with a chip on his shoulder. I was heartbroken when he was traded to Cubs

6 Dick Allen

His Career 156 OPS+ is the most telling statistic on why Dick Allen should be in the Hall of Fame. He is tied for 21st ALL TIME with Willie Mays in Career OPS+. He is ahead of NUMEROUS Hall of Famers including his peers such as, Bench, Clemente, Stargell, McCovey, Cepada, Tony Perez, Ernie Banks and Billy Williams..
Yes, the NUMBER 15 should be retired. It will make a twofold statement. One, finally the City of Philadelphia and their baseball fans have made a 180 degree turn and applaud his efforts since he wasn't really a fan favorite in the 1960's when Philadelphia was one of the most racist city's in the country. Two, it will show the Hall of Fame that they Phillies think so much of Dick Allen that they backed off of tradition and retired his number even though he is not in the Hall of Fame.

Greatest Player Not In the Hall Of Fame as termed by many experts

Dick Allen's number 15 should be retired.

Greatest long ball hitter to play for phillies

7 Ryan Howard
8 Roy Halladay Harry Leroy Halladay III, often nicknamed "Doc", was an American professional baseball player who pitched in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies between 1998 and 2013. His nickname, coined by Toronto Blue Jays announcer Tom Cheek, was a reference to Wild West gunslinger ...read more.

I was always confident when he was on the mound

Roy Halliday is better then 8th

9 Jimmy Rollins

Has more hits than Schmidt

10 Pat Burrell

Pat Burrell struck out way to many times to be on here. All the time the bases had runners and he had a chance to score for the phillies he struck out. He was almost a automatic out. He was a embarrassment

The Contenders

11 Jim Bunning
12 Ed Delahanty

Batted.400 3 times.346 lifetime ba 186 triples

13 Grover Cleveland Alexander
14 Pete Rose

Rise is ahead of the illegal immigrant Manny Trillo

A good Philly team became a great Philly team when Rose was signed.

Opinions on talent not bigoted pinheaded ones. What a dick!

15 Del Ennis
16 Larry Bowa

Great fielder.

17 Cliff Lee

Pat Burrell shouldn't be on the top 400 phillies list. He never came through and struck out more then Ryan Howard! Burrell was terrible

Ok you are talking about pat burrell, this is the comments for cliff lee

18 Darren Daulton
19 Shane Victorino
20 Manny Trillo
21 Greg Luzinski
22 Chuck Klein

How is this guy not on the list already?

There is clearly a generational bias here because if Klein had played in today's era and put up the numbers he did he would probably be ranked in the top 7. I think this is a pretty solid list, but the non-inclusion of Klein is sad. Early in his career, he was a CONSISTENT 35 HR, 120 RBI (5 consecutive seasons of 120+ RBI), and batted AT LEAST.337 in his first six seasons.

It was hard to pick a best season because he was so consistent early on, but I'm going to cite his 1932 numbers:.348 average, 38 HRs, 137 RBIs (Your move Chase Utley),.404 OBP, and a jaw-dropping.646 SLG. It is a crime not to have this guy AT LEAST in the top 10, he clearly deserves to be there.

Yes, he played in an offensive era. Yes, he played in a hitters friendly ballpark (Shibe Park). However, his WAR, which accounts for all such factors, in 1932 was 6.6 (His career high came a year later: 7.5!). To put that in perspective, Ryan Howard's WAR in 2006 ...more

23 John Kruk
24 Lenny Dykstra

I’m voting for him more as my favorite then a best but he was good

25 Jim Thome
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