Best MLB Players of All Time


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.

Ruth was more clutch than Mays... That's why he is number one. Mays might be the best baseball athlete of all-time

Remember that year when Babe Ruth hit more home runs than every team in the league? That will never happen again, I can guarantee you. - EpicJake

I wasn't around then. after reading some varied sources and opinions of MLB players he did hit all those HR's in larger stadiums most 400 feet at closest to the fence. or as one modern author explained of modern stadiums. " the season Ruth hit 100 Home Runs." furthermore he did so on
" Hot Dogs and Beer." No additional ingredients. - rangerover


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2 Lou Gehrig

I read about him in school and he is very good

3 Willie Mays

Best and most versatile player of all time

Considering all around play he is the best. If Mays didn't play at candlestick he would have had 800 HR

He is the goat

Wmays was more clutch than Ruth...That's why he's number one. Ruth might be the best pitcher-outfielder of all-time.

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4 Ty Cobb
5 Hank Aaron

755 home runs, 2,297,.305 AVG. Those are monster numbers but he played in a generation where the pitchers didn't get the special training that the pitchers now days do.

6 Mickey Mantle

Three greatest players I ever saw, Hank Aaron, Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantle.
Mantle had it all, speed, power, great arm, great fielder, and the gold standard for switch hitters. Had it not been for Mantle Don Larsen would not have pitched a perfect game. Mantle's fantastic catch in that World Series
And his home run were the real highlights. Mickey simply put, was the Man!

7 Joe DiMaggio
8 Pete Rose
9 Ted Williams

Best baseball player in Boston history

.408 average for the win - LaserSharkYT

10 Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson

The world of baseball will never forget the day he broke the Color Barrier. - EpicJake

He's the fastest mlb player of all time!

He changed the game

8! 8! You guys suck

The Contenders

11 Roberto Clemente

Best player ever also best puertoriquan baseball player in history

12 Nolan Ryan Nolan Ryan

He's amazing

13 Chipper Jones

There will never be another chipper jones - Sabbath

Chipper IS AWESOME my favorite all time. Babe Ruth is good but Hammerin Hank Deserves first

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14 Barry Bonds Barry Bonds

Should be last

He should be the worst


762 homers, 1,996 RBI,.298 AVG. Pretty good if you ask me. And he was also a good baserunner.

15 Derek Jeter

How are the top 5 formed no one actually saw them play, for all we know someone could have boosted their stats (Unlikely But Possible)

He should be higher on the lis

Derek Jeter is awesome with his off balenced throws and his hits unbelievible

16 Ken Griffey, Jr.

Not only did Junior hit 630 homers, drive in 1,836 RBI, and have a very good career batting average of.284, but he was one of the most consistent hitters of all time, and played exceptional defense as well. Just and extremely athletic baseball player.

Griffey will always be the best in my book. He could do it all with ease.

Since I haven't found chipper jones ill have to choose Griffey - Sabbath

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17 Miguel Cabrera Miguel Cabrera José Miguel Cabrera Torres, commonly known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed "Miggy", is a Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman who plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.
18 Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera is a Panamian Closing pitcher who was born 11-29-1969 and played all of his 19 seasons with the New York Yankees, and he broke the most career save record with 652 saves, and first broke it in 2011, 2 years before he retired!

A legend who can't be replaced

Best closing pitcher ever - Jermaineb12

19 Jeff Bagwell
20 Mike Trout Mike Trout Michael Nelson "Mike" Trout, nicknamed The Millville Meteor, is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball.
21 Yogi Berra
22 Mark McGuire
23 Willie Stargell
24 Alex Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez


A-rod is one of the greatest hitters of all time. 654 home runs, 1,969 RBI, and.299 AVG... Wow. Rodriguez put up numbers some seasons that are just ridiculous. That is why he gets second on my list.

25 Greg Maddux

355-227 win-loss ratio, 3.16 ERA, 3,371 stikeouts. Amazing numbers, amazing pitcher, he deserves fourth on my list.

26 Tony Gwynn

Gwynn wasn't a home run guy, but he was an extremely intelligent hitter. Take a look at these career stats.
135 homers, 1,138 RBI,.338 AVG. When you have a career AVG over.300, that's great..338! That's unbelievable!

27 Roger Clemens

354-184 win-loss ratio, 3.12 ERA, 4,672 strikeouts! Not to mention a 140.3 career WAR. That's sixth place worthy!

28 Albert Pujols

492 home runs, 1,498 RBI,.321 AVG, and he's only played 13 years in the bigs. Even though he career isn't over yet, he's definitely one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

29 Pedro Martinez

219-100 win-loss ratio, 2.93 ERA, 3,154 stikeouts. Dominate numbers right there. I wanted to put him closer to number one but Pujols had a longer span of success.

30 Bob Gibson

251-174 win-loss ratio, 2.91 ERA, 3,117 strikeouts. Those are great numbers, and he's one of the greatest pitchers of all time.

31 Shane Victorino

Shouldn't be on the list but I love this guy - RPD6478

He shouldn't be on the list

32 Mike Piazza

He's the best catcher of his era - Sabbath

33 Yadier Molina
34 Joe Jackson
35 Cal Ripken, Jr.
36 Reggie Jackson
37 David Ortiz

We will all miss big papi

38 Ozzie Smith

The greatest shortstop of all time

39 Lance Berkman
40 Stan Musial
41 Rickey Henderson
42 Jim Thome
43 Mike Schmidt

Schmidt is the greatest third baseman of all time - Sabbath

44 Chase Utley
45 Larry Walker
46 Roy Halladay

Roy was a great pitcher. I was always confident my team which was the Phillies would win. He was amazing In 2011 - Sabbath

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1. Babe Ruth
2. Willie Mays
3. Lou Gehrig
1. Hank Aaron
2. Pete Rose
3. Ty Cobb
1. Babe Ruth
2. Lou Gehrig
3. Ty Cobb


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