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100 Greatest Baseball Players of All-Time

Updated 02/22/2020

Major League Baseball as we know it, that is two leagues American and National, playing by the same rules with the champion from each squaring off against the other for baseball supremacy was born in 1901. Because of that these rankings only consider seasons and careers from 1901 and after. To be eligible offensive players have to have 1,500 career plate appearances and starting pitchers have to have 750 career innings pitched.

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  1. Babe Ruth
  2. Babe Ruth Hitting Stats
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    162.1 197 2503 10623 8399 2174 2873 506 136 714 2214 110 117 2062 1330 .342 .474 .690 1.164
    Babe Ruth Pitching Stats
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    20.59 82 163 148 94 46 2.28 1221.1 107 17 4 398 309 441 488 9.30% 1.158

  3. Barry Bonds
  4. Barry Bonds
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    162.43 173 2986 12606 9847 2227 2935 601 77 762 1996 514 141 2558 1539 .298 .444 .606 1.051

  5. Willie Mays
  6. Willie Mays
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    156.22 154 2992 12493 10881 2062 3283 523 140 660 1903 338 103 1464 1526 .301 .383 .557 .940

  7. Walter Johnson
  8. Walter Johnson
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    152.33 68 802 666 417 279 2.17 5914.2 531 110 34 1902 1424 1363 3509 12.6% 1.061

  9. Ted Williams
    • Age: 20 – 23, 27 – 41
    • Years: 1939 – 1942, 1946 – 1960
    • Position(s): LF
    • Teams: Boston Red Sox

    Ted Williams
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    123.13 188 2292 9791 7706 1798 2654 525 71 521 1839 24 17 2021 709 .344 .481 .633 1.115

  10. Ty Cobb
  11. Ty Cobb
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    151 165 3035 13072 11434 2246 4189 724 295 117 1937 892 178 1249 357 .366 .423 .511 .935

  12. Rogers Hornsby
  13. Rogers Hornsby
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    126.99 173 2259 9475 8173 1579 2930 541 169 301 1584 135 64 1038 679 .358 .423 .576 1.000

  14. Mickey Mantle
    • Age: 19 – 36
    • Years: 1951 – 1968
    • Position(s): CF, 1B, LF
    • Teams: New York Yankees

    Mickey Mantle
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    109.72 170 2401 9909 8102 1677 2415 344 72 536 1509 153 38 1733 1710 .298 .419 .556 .976

  15. Hank Aaron
  16. Hank Aaron
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    142.57 153 3298 13940 12364 2174 3771 624 98 755 2297 240 73 1402 1383 .304 .373 .554 .927

  17. Stan Musial
    • Age: 20 – 23, 25 – 42
    • Years: 1941 – 1944, 1946 – 1963
    • Position(s): LF, 1B, RF
    • Teams: St. Louis Cardinals

    Stan Musial
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    128.13 158 3026 12712 10972 1949 3630 725 177 475 1951 78 31 1599 696 .330 .415 .559 .974

  18. Lou Gehrig
  19. Lou Gehrig
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    112.36 173 2164 9660 8001 1888 2721 534 163 493 1995 102 101 1508 790 .340 .442 .632 1.074

  20. Roger Clemens
  21. Roger Clemens
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    139.36 70 709 707 354 184 3.12 4916.2 118 46 0 1885 1707 1580 4672 23.1% 1.172

  22. Honus Wagner
    • Age: 23 – 43
    • Years: 1897 – 1917
    • Position(s): SS, OF, 1B, 3B
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Honus Wagner
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    113.81 150 2298 9640 8507 1414 2766 506 210 78 1375 601 15 836 327 .325 .383 .461 .845

  23. Tris Speaker
  24. Tris Speaker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    133.72 157 2789 11988 10195 1882 3514 792 222 117 1529 432 129 1381 220 .344 .416 .500 .917

  25. Alex Rodriguez
  26. Alex Rodriguez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    117.71 141 2784 12207 10566 2021 3115 548 31 696 2086 329 76 1338 2287 .294 .379 .550 .929

  27. Mike Trout
  28. Mike Trout
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    72.5 172 1199 5273 4340 903 1324 251 46 285 752 200 36 803 1118 .305 .419 .581 1.000

  29. Eddie Collins
  30. Eddie Collins
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    123.89 144 2826 12037 9949 1821 3315 438 187 47 1300 744 173 1499 286 .333 .406 .428 .835

  31. Lefty Grove
  32. Lefty Grove
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    109.93 68 616 457 300 141 3.06 3940.2 298 35 55 1594 1339 1187 2266 13.6% 1.278

  33. Mike Schmidt
  34. Mike Schmidt
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    106.49 147 2404 10062 8352 1506 2234 408 59 548 1595 174 92 1507 1883 .267 .379 .527 .906

  35. Pete Alexander
  36. Pete Alexander
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    116.98 73 696 599 373 208 2.56 5190 437 90 32 1851 1476 951 2198 8.3% 1.121

  37. Albert Pujols
  38. Albert Pujols
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    100.3 144 2823 12231 10687 1828 3202 661 16 656 2075 114 41 1322 1279 .300 .379 .549 .927

  39. Rickey Henderson
  40. Rickey Henderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    110.81 132 3081 13346 10961 2295 3055 510 66 297 1115 1406 335 2190 1694 .278 .400 .418 .818

  41. Frank Robinson
  42. Frank Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    107.21 153 2808 11743 10006 1829 2943 528 72 586 1812 204 77 1420 1532 .294 .388 .536 .925

  43. Randy Johnson
  44. Randy Johnson
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    104.28 75 618 603 303 166 3.29 4135.1 100 37 2 1703 1513 1497 4875 28.6% 1.171

  45. Nap Lajoie
  46. Nap Lajoie
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    89.78 146 1988 8256 7498 1083 2521 510 101 51 1141 293 21 457 74 .336 .372 .451 .824

  47. Joe Morgan
  48. Joe Morgan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    100.26 135 2649 11329 9277 1650 2517 449 96 268 1133 689 162 1865 1015 .271 .390 .427 .817

  49. Jimmie Foxx
  50. Jimmie Foxx
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    96.41 158 2317 9670 8134 1751 2646 458 125 534 1922 87 72 1452 1311 .325 .425 .609 1.034

  51. Carl Yastrzemski
    • Age: 21 – 43
    • Years: 1961 – 1983
    • Position(s): LF, 1B, CF
    • Teams: Boston Red Sox

    Carl Yastrzemski
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    96.13 130 3308 13991 11988 1816 3419 646 59 452 1844 168 116 1845 1393 .285 .379 .462 .841

  52. Christy Mathewson
  53. Christy Mathewson
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    98.3 74 635 551 373 188 2.13 4780.2 434 79 28 1616 1133 844 2502 6.4% 1.058

  54. Pedro Martinez
  55. Pedro Martinez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    86.01 66 476 409 219 100 2.93 2827.1 46 17 3 1006 919 760 3154 27.7% 1.054

  56. Eddie Mathews
  57. Eddie Mathews
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    96.4 143 2391 10101 8537 1509 2315 354 72 512 1453 68 39 1444 1487 .271 .374 .509 .884

  58. Tom Seaver
  59. Tom Seaver
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    106.26 79 656 647 311 205 2.86 4782.2 231 61 1 1674 1521 1390 3640 18.8% 1.121

  60. Mel Ott
    • Age: 17 – 38
    • Years: 1926 – 1947
    • Position(s): RF, 3B
    • Teams: New York Giants

    Mel Ott
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    107.77 156 2730 11337 9456 1859 2876 488 72 511 1860 89 0 1708 896 .304 .409 .533 .943

  61. Greg Maddux
  62. Greg Maddux
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    104.6 76 744 740 355 227 3.16 5008.1 109 35 0 1981 1756 999 3371 16.5% 1.143

  63. Wade Boggs
  64. Wade Boggs
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    91.05 132 2440 10740 9180 1513 3010 578 61 118 1014 24 35 1412 745 .327 .413 .442 .856

  65. Roberto Clemente
  66. Roberto Clemente
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    94.48 129 2433 10212 9454 1416 3000 440 166 240 1305 83 46 621 1230 .317 .358 .475 .833

  67. Cal Ripken
  68. Cal Ripken
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    95.48 112 3001 12883 11551 1647 3184 603 44 431 1695 36 39 1129 1305 .275 .339 .447 .787

  69. George Brett
  70. George Brett
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    88.37 132 2707 11624 10349 1583 3154 665 137 317 1596 201 97 1096 908 .304 .368 .487 .855

  71. Ken Griffey, Jr
  72. Ken Griffey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    83.57 131 2671 11304 9801 1662 2781 524 38 630 1836 184 69 1312 1779 .283 .369 .537 .907

  73. Bob Gibson
  74. Bob Gibson
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    81.93 78 528 482 251 174 2.91 3884.1 255 56 6 1420 1258 1336 3117 19.4% 1.188

  75. Joe DiMaggio
    • Age: 21 – 27, 31 – 36
    • Years: 1936 – 1942, 1946 – 1951
    • Position(s): CF
    • Teams: New York Yankees

    Joe DiMaggio
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    78.06 152 1736 7671 6821 1390 2214 389 131 361 1537 30 9 790 369 .324 .397 .578 .976

  76. Cy Young
  77. Cy Young
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    170.28 74 906 815 511 316 2.63 7354.2 749 76 17 3167 2147 1217 2803 .% 1.129

  78. Jeff Bagwell
    • Age: 23 – 37
    • Years: 1991 – 2005
    • Position(s): 1B
    • Teams: Houston Astros

    Jeff Bagwell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    79.62 149 2150 9431 7797 1517 2314 488 32 449 1529 202 78 1401 1558 .296 .407 .540 .947

  79. Al Kaline
    • Age: 18 – 39
    • Years: 1953 – 1974
    • Position(s): RF, CF, 1B
    • Teams: Detroit Tigers

    Al Kaline
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    92.51 134 2834 11597 10116 1622 3007 498 75 399 1583 137 65 1277 1020 .297 .374 .479 .853

  80. Phil Niekro
  81. Phil Niekro
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    97.39 86 864 716 318 274 3.35 5404.1 245 45 29 2337 2012 1809 3342 14.7% 1.268

  82. Joe Jackson
  83. Joe Jackson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    62.25 165 1332 5690 4981 873 1772 307 168 54 785 202 61 519 158 .355 .413 .517 .930

  84. Gaylord Perry
  85. Gaylord Perry
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    93.7 85 777 690 314 265 3.11 5350.1 303 53 11 2128 1846 1379 3534 16.1% 1.180

  86. Ed Walsh
  87. Ed Walsh
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    63.22 69 430 315 195 126 1.82 2964.1 250 57 34 877 598 617 1736 7.1% 0.999

  88. Chipper Jones
    • Age: 21, 23 – 40
    • Years: 1993, 1995 – 2012
    • Position(s): 3B, LF
    • Teams: Atlanta Braves

    Chipper Jones
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    85.02 141 2499 10614 8984 1619 2726 549 38 468 1623 150 46 1512 1409 .303 .400 .529 .930

  89. Rod Carew
  90. Rod Carew
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    81.06 132 2469 10550 9315 1424 3053 445 112 92 1015 353 187 1018 1028 .327 .388 .429 .817

  91. Frank Thomas
  92. Frank Thomas
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    73.68 154 2322 10074 8199 1494 2468 495 12 521 1704 32 23 1667 1397 .301 .419 .554 .974

  93. Bert Blyleven
  94. Bert Blyleven
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    96.49 85 692 685 287 250 3.31 4970 242 60 0 2029 1830 1322 3701 18.1% 1.197

  95. Johnny Mize
  96. Johnny Mize
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    70.99 157 1884 7371 6443 1118 2011 367 83 359 1337 28 1 856 524 .312 .396 .562 .958

  97. Ron Santo
  98. Ron Santo
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    70.42 126 2243 9396 8143 1138 2254 365 67 342 1331 35 41 1108 1343 .276 .361 .464 .825

  99. Steve Carlton
  100. Steve Carlton
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    84.13 87 741 709 329 244 3.22 5217.1 254 55 2 2130 1864 1833 4136 19.1% 1.246

  101. Adrian Beltre
  102. Adrian Beltre
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    96.09 115 2933 12130 11068 1524 3166 636 38 477 1707 121 42 848 1732 .286 .338 .479 .818

  103. Duke Snider
  104. Duke Snider
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    66.48 139 2143 8237 7161 1259 2116 358 85 407 1333 99 50 971 1237 .295 .377 .539 .917

  105. Warren Spahn
  106. Warren Spahn
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    92.58 84 750 665 363 245 3.09 5243.2 382 63 29 2016 1798 1434 2583 12.0% 1.194

  107. Jackie Robinson
    • Age: 28 – 37
    • Years: 1947 – 1956
    • Position(s): 2B, 3B, 1B, OF
    • Teams: Brooklyn Dodgers

    Jackie Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    61.45 135 1382 5802 4877 947 1518 273 54 137 734 197 30 740 291 .311 .401 .473 .875

  108. Robin Roberts
  109. Robin Roberts
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    83.08 89 676 609 286 245 3.41 4688.2 305 45 25 1962 1774 902 2357 12.3% 1.169

  110. Dick Allen
  111. Dick Allen
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    58.67 155 1749 7314 6332 1099 1848 320 79 351 1119 133 52 894 1556 .291 .377 .533 .910

  112. Reggie Jackson
  113. Reggie Jackson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    73.77 139 2820 11416 9864 1551 2584 463 49 563 1702 228 115 1375 2597 .261 .355 .490 .845

  114. Curt Schilling
  115. Curt Schilling
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    80.74 80 569 436 216 146 3.46 3261 83 20 22 1318 1253 711 3116 23.5% 1.137

  116. Arky Vaughan
  117. Arky Vaughan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    72.93 138 1817 7721 6622 1173 2103 356 128 96 926 118 0 937 276 .317 .399 .453 .853

  118. Larry Walker
  119. Larry Walker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    72.6 140 1988 8030 6907 1355 2160 471 62 383 1311 230 76 913 1231 .312 .399 .565 .965

  120. Miguel Cabrera
  121. Miguel Cabrera
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    69.6 146 2400 10236 8949 1429 2815 577 17 477 1694 38 21 1135 1761 .315 .392 .543 .935

  122. Joey Votto
    • Age: 23 – 35
    • Years: 2007 – 2019
    • Position(s): 1B
    • Teams: Cincinnati Reds

    Joey Votto
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    60.2 151 1717 7372 6088 1009 1866 404 20 284 944 79 29 1180 1311 .307 .421 .519 .941

  123. Fergie Jenkins
  124. Fergie Jenkins
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    82.76 87 664 594 284 226 3.34 4500.2 267 49 7 1853 1669 997 3192 17.4% 1.141

  125. Ernie Banks
    • Age: 22 – 40
    • Years: 1953 – 1971
    • Position(s): SS, 1B
    • Teams: Chicago Cubs

    Ernie Banks
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    67.44 118 2528 10395 9421 1305 2583 407 90 512 1636 50 53 763 1236 .274 .328 .499 .828

  126. Robinson Cano
  127. Robinson Cano
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    69.6 125 2185 9264 8502 1234 2570 562 33 324 1272 51 38 607 1165 .302 .352 .490 .843

  128. Clayton Kershaw
  129. Clayton Kershaw
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    65.4 63 347 344 169 74 2.44 2274.2 25 15 0 672 617 577 2464 27.5% 1.01

  130. Mark McGwire
  131. Mark McGwire
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    62.02 157 1874 7660 6187 1167 1626 252 6 583 1414 12 8 1317 1596 .262 .393 .588 .982

  132. Roy Halladay
  133. Roy Halladay
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    65.62 76 416 390 203 105 3.38 2749.1 67 20 1 1135 1034 592 2117 18.8% 1.177

  134. Jim Thome
  135. Jim Thome
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    72.88 145 2543 10313 8422 1583 2328 451 26 612 1699 19 20 1747 2548 .276 .401 .554 .955

  136. Willie McCovey
  137. Willie McCovey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    64.43 145 2588 9686 8197 1229 2211 353 46 521 1555 26 22 1345 1550 .269 .374 .514 .888

  138. Johnny Bench
    • Age: 19-35
    • Years: 1967 – 1983
    • Position(s): C, 3B, 1B
    • Teams: Cincinnati Reds

    Johnny Bench
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    74.99 125 2158 8669 7658 1091 2048 381 24 389 1376 68 43 891 1278 .267 .341 .475 .817

  139. Edgar Martinez
    • Age: 24 – 41
    • Years: 1987 – 2004
    • Position(s): DH, 3B
    • Teams: Seattle Mariners

    Edgar Martinez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    68.34 147 2055 8672 7213 1219 2247 514 15 309 1261 49 30 1283 1202 .311 .417 .515 .932

  140. Justin Verlander
  141. Justin Verlander
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    71.4 78 453 453 225 129 3.33 2982 26 9 0 1190 1103 850 3006 24.7% 1.14

  142. Manny Ramirez
  143. Manny Ramirez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    69.2 153 2302 9774 8244 1544 2574 547 20 555 1831 38 33 1329 1813 .312 .410 .585 .995

  144. Harry Heilmann
  145. Harry Heilmann
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    72.13 144 2148 8960 7787 1291 2660 542 151 183 1539 113 64 856 550 .341 .396 .520 .917

  146. Bobby Grich
  147. Bobby Grich
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    70.88 129 2008 8220 6890 1033 1833 320 47 224 864 104 83 1087 1278 .266 .365 .423 .789

  148. Hank Greenberg
  149. Hank Greenberg
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    57.54 154 1394 6096 5193 1051 1628 379 71 331 1276 58 26 852 844 .313 .409 .605 1.014

  150. Todd Helton
  151. Todd Helton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    61.16 132 2247 9450 7962 1401 2519 592 37 369 1406 37 29 1335 1175 .316 .413 .539 .952

  152. Juan Marichal
  153. Juan Marichal
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    61.8 81 471 457 243 142 2.89 3507 244 52 2 1329 1126 709 2303 16.2% 1.10

  154. Robin Yount
  155. Robin Yount
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    77.3 113 2856 12249 11008 1632 3142 583 126 251 1406 271 105 966 1350 .285 .342 .430 .772

  156. Bob Feller
    • Age: 17 – 22, 26 – 37
    • Years: 1936 – 1941, 1945 – 1956
    • Position(s): SP
    • Teams: Cleveland Indians

    Bob Feller
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    65.24 82 570 484 266 162 3.25 3827 279 44 21 1557 1384 1764 2581 16.0% 1.315

  157. Pete Rose
  158. Pete Rose
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    79.07 121 3562 15861 14053 2165 4256 746 135 160 1314 198 149 1566 1143 .302 .373 .409 .783

  159. Eddie Plank
  160. Eddie Plank
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    86.48 81 623 529 326 194 2.35 4495.2 410 69 23 1569 1174 1072 2246 7.8% 1.118

  161. Charlie Gehringer
    • Age: 21 – 39
    • Years: 1924 – 1942
    • Position(s): 2B
    • Teams: Detroit Tigers

    Charlie Gehringer
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    80.63 124 2323 10237 8860 1774 2839 574 146 184 1427 181 89 1186 372 .320 .398 .480 .878

  162. Mike Mussina
  163. Mike Mussina
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    82.69 82 537 536 270 153 3.68 3562.2 57 23 0 1559 1458 785 2813 19.3% 1.191

  164. Sandy Koufax
  165. Sandy Koufax
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    53.1 75 397 314 165 87 2.76 2324.1 137 40 9 806 713 817 2396 25.2% 1.11

  166. Stan Coveleski
  167. Stan Coveleski
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    65.21 78 450 385 215 142 2.89 3082 224 38 21 1237 990 802 981 7.7% 1.251

  168. Hal Newhouser
  169. Hal Newhouser
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    60.36 76 488 374 207 150 3.06 2993 212 33 26 1197 1016 1249 1796 14.2% 1.310

  170. Rube Waddell
  171. Rube Waddell
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    61.02 75 407 340 193 143 2.16 2961.1 261 50 5 1063 711 803 2316 1.101

  172. Chase Utley
  173. Chase Utley
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    65.4 118 1937 7863 6857 1103 1885 411 58 259 1025 154 22 724 1193 .275 .358 .465 .823

  174. Ralph Kiner
  175. Ralph Kiner
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.29 147 1472 6256 5205 971 1451 216 39 369 1015 22 2 1011 749 .278 .397 .547 .945

  176. Mike Piazza
  177. Mike Piazza
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    59.36 140 1912 7745 6911 1048 2127 344 8 427 1335 17 20 759 1113 .307 .376 .545 .921

  178. Gary Carter
  179. Gary Carter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    69.89 116 2296 9019 7971 1025 2092 371 31 324 1225 39 42 848 997 .262 .333 .438 .772

  180. Kevin Brown
  181. Kevin Brown
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    68.54 78 486 476 211 144 3.28 3256 72 17 0 1357 1185 901 2397 17.7% 1.222

  182. Tony Gwynn
    • Age: 22 – 41
    • Years: 1982 – 2001
    • Position(s): RF, CF
    • Teams: San Diego Padres

    Tony Gwynn
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    68.8 132 2440 10232 9288 1383 3141 543 85 135 1138 319 125 790 434 .338 .386 .458 .845

17 Comments »

  1. You could split Mariano Rivera’s regular season career into 2 and each half would be an all-time great RP career. Then just to top it off, HE PITCHED 2 SEASONS WORTH OF INNINGS IN THE POSTSEASON WITH A 0.70 ERA. And was the only unanimous HOF ever. Jeter and Yogi should be on there too, but I think I only saw 2 catchers and I don’t feel like having the Jeter argument so I’ll ignore that. Leaving Rivera off is ridiculous though.

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  2. The stats of steroid freaks should not be included in this list. They are literally major league cheaters. In the olympics records set while using performance enhancing drugs are stricken from the books. So should it be in baseball.

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  3. Joey Votto is the 54th best player of all-time? I can’t see how you justify that. He’s a top 15 first baseman, I’ll give you that, but how is he a greater player than Warren Spahn?

    You need to consider adjusting for era. According to your list FIVE of the ten greatest players of all-time played during World War I. Do you think that makes sense? And seven of your top ten played before baseball was integrated. I also question your ranking of Joe Jackson. You mean to tell us that his career was greater than Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken Jr.?

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  4. It looks to me like you were using WAR and WRC+ to justify rankings. Everyone of your players would be in a TOP 150 of ALL-Time but I just don’t see where Players Like Votto, Coveleski, Waddell, Cano and Newhouser should be ranked ahead of players Like Jeter, Ryan. Rivera, Simmons, O.smith, Medwick, Hubbell and E. Murray. I would also think M. Scherzer, B. Robinson and I Rodriguez would be highly debatable

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  5. Chase Utley over Derek Jeter WOW! And WHERE IS PAUL MOLITOR top 10 hits all time, .300+ BA. Also Hank Aaron in my opinion is the greatest player of all time only 9 seems a little low, I could justify only top 5.

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  6. Billy Williams was the highest quality player the Cubs ever had in that critical #3 spot in the batting order, renowned for his “sweet swing.” Andre Dawson was another killer bat–both players more productive than Ron Santo, who apparently was favored because of his team spirit (which certainly should count).

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    • Ortiz was a wonderful hitter. Almost, but not quite as good of a hitter as Willie Stargell. But because Stargell at least played the field, Ortiz has to be behind him. I realize Stargell was not a good fielder. But he at least played the field. And Stargell’s 147 OPS+ tops Ortiz’s 141.

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  7. Olympians lose their medals and reputation, Lance Armstrong lost his titles and reputation… Why should baseball fans glorify cheaters? It should stop.

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