The 20 Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All-Time

The Baltimore Orioles were originally the St. Louis Browns. However, their most well-known players and manager came after the move to Baltimore. They have arguably the greatest defensive player in the game’s history and the first player to win the MVP in both leagues.

Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 100 games started, and relief pitchers require 300 innings pitched.

  1. Cal Ripken
    • Age: 20 – 40
    • Years: 1981 – 2001
    • Position(s): SS, 3B

    Cal Ripken
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    95.48 112 3001 12883 11551 1647 3184 603 44 431 1695 36 1129 1305 .276 .339 .447 .787

  2. Jim Palmer
    • Age: 19 – 21, 23 – 38
    • Years: 1965 – 1967, 1969 – 1984
    • Position(s): SP

    Jim Palmer
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    68.13 79 558 521 268 152 2.86 3948 211 53 4 1395 1253 1311 2212 13.7% 1.18

  3. Frank Robinson
    • Age: 30 – 35
    • Years: 1966 – 1971
    • Position(s): RF, LF, 1B

    Frank Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    32.33 168 827 3492 2941 555 882 143 18 179 545 35 460 452 .300 .400 .543 .944

  4. George Sisler
    • Age: 22 – 29, 31 – 34
    • Years: 1915 – 1922, 1924 – 1927
    • Position(s): 1B

    George Sisler
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    52.54 129 1647 7269 6667 1091 2295 343 145 93 959 351 385 278 .344 .374 .481 .855

  5. Eddie Murray
    • Age: 21 – 32, 40
    • Years: 1977 – 1988, 1996
    • Position(s): 1B, DH

    Eddie Murray
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    56.29 137 1884 8053 7075 1084 2080 363 25 343 1224 62 884 969 .294 .369 .497 .867

  6. Brooks Robinson
    • Age: 18 – 40
    • Years: 1955 – 1977
    • Position(s): 3B

    Brooks Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    78.36 104 2896 11782 10654 1232 2848 482 68 268 1357 28 860 990 .267 .319 .400 .720

  7. Ken Williams
    • Age: 28 – 37
    • Years: 1918 – 1927
    • Position(s): LF, CF

    Ken Williams
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.36 141 1109 4668 4015 757 1308 236 70 185 808 144 497 240 .326 .392 .557 .949

  8. Mike Mussina
    • Age: 22 – 31
    • Years: 1991 – 2000
    • Position(s): SP

    Mike Mussina
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    47.6 77 288 288 147 81 3.53 2009.2 45 15 0 836 789 467 1535 18.7% 1.18

  9. Bobby Grich
    • Age: 21 – 27
    • Years: 1970 – 1976
    • Position(s): 2B, SS

    Bobby Grich
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    35.95 132 786 3344 2790 432 730 137 27 70 307 77 457 520 .262 .368 .405 .773

  10. Urban Shocker
    • Age: 27 – 33
    • Years: 1918 – 1924
    • Position(s): SP

    Urban Shocker
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    38.69 78 260 206 126 80 3.19 1749.2 143 23 20 736 620 409 704 9.7% 1.24

  11. Boog Powell
    • Age: 19 – 32
    • Years: 1961 – 1974
    • Position(s): 1B, LF

    Boog Powell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    35.37 135 1763 6912 5912 796 1574 243 11 303 1063 18 889 1102 .266 .360 .464 .825

  12. Ken Singleton
    • Age: 28 – 37
    • Years: 1975 – 1984
    • Position(s): RF, DH, LF

    Ken Singleton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.87 137 1446 6071 5115 684 1455 235 19 182 766 8 886 860 .284 .387 .444 .831

  13. George Stone
    • Age: 28 – 33
    • Years: 1905 – 1910
    • Position(s): LF

    George Stone
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    25.94 140 847 3666 3272 428 986 106 68 23 268 133 282 425 .301 .351 .396 .748

  14. Bobby Wallace
    • Age: 28 – 42
    • Years: 1902 – 1916
    • Position(s): SS, 3B

    Bobby Wallace
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    48.29 104 1569 6199 5529 609 1424 236 65 8 607 138 526 393 .258 .319 .328 .647

  15. Harlond Clift
    • Age: 21 – 30
    • Years: 1934 – 1943
    • Position(s): 3B

    Harlond Clift
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    37.6 116 1443 6355 5281 1013 1463 294 62 170 769 67 986 649 .277 .391 .452 .843

  16. Manny Machado
    • Age: 19 – 25
    • Years: 2012 – 2018
    • Position(s): 3B, SS

    Manny Machado
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    30.78 120 860 3778 3453 486 977 197 10 162 471 47 271 616 .283 .333 .486 .820

  17. Paul Blair
    • Age: 20 – 32
    • Years: 1964 – 1976
    • Position(s): CF

    Paul Blair
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    39.68 101 1700 6192 5606 737 1426 269 51 126 567 167 420 816 .254 .301 .387 .689

  18. Brady Anderson
    • Age: 24 – 37
    • Years: 1988 – 2001
    • Position(s): CF, LF, RF, DH

    Brady Anderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.75 112 1759 7464 6271 1044 1614 329 64 209 744 307 927 1132 .257 .360 .430 .790

  19. Rafael Palmeiro
    • Age: 29 – 33, 39 – 40
    • Years: 1994 – 1998, 2004 – 2005
    • Position(s): 1B

    Rafael Palmeiro
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.38 126 1000 4328 3768 589 1071 204 7 223 701 38 486 528 .284 .366 .519 .885

  20. Vern Stephens
    • Age: 20 – 26, 32 – 34
    • Years: 1941 – 1947, 1953 – 1955
    • Position(s): SS, 3B

    Vern Stephens
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    25.77 121 994 4160 3767 528 1100 174 22 121 591 16 352 420 .292 .349 .446 .796

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