The 20 Greatest New York Yankees of All-Time

The New York Yankees franchise has existed since 1903. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the American League. Since 1903 they have been known by two names: New York Highlanders (1903 – 1912) & New York Yankees (1913 – Present. The Yankees franchise have won a record 27 World Series titles (1923, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1977, 1978, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, & 2009) and over 10,200 games.

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

  1. Babe Ruth
    • Age: 25 – 39
    • Years: 1920 – 1934
    • Position(s): RF, LF, CF

    Babe Ruth
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    142.7 200 2084 9197 7216 1959 2518 424 106 659 1975 110 1852 1122 .349 .478 .711 1.19

  2. Lou Gehrig
    • Age: 20 – 36
    • Years: 1923 – 1939
    • Position(s): 1B

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

  3. Mickey Mantle
    • Age: 19 – 36
    • Years: 1951 – 1968
    • Position(s): CF, 1B, RF, LF

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

  4. Joe DiMaggio
    • Age: 21 – 27, 31 – 36
    • Years: 1936 – 1942, 1946 – 1951
    • Position(s): CF, LF

    Joe DiMaggio
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    78.06 152 1736 7671 6821 1390 2214 389 131 361 1537 30 790 369 .325 .397 .578 .976

  5. Alex Rodriguez
    • Age: 28 – 37, 39 – 40
    • Years: 2004 – 2013, 2015 – 2016
    • Position(s): 3B, DH

    Alex Rodriguez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    54.18 138 1509 6520 5577 1012 1580 263 9 351 1096 152 779 1292 .283 .377 .522 .900

  6. Charlie Keller
    • Age: 22 – 26, 28 -32, 35
    • Years: 1939 – 1943, 1945 – 1949, 1952
    • Position(s): LF, RF

    Charlie Keller
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.83 153 1066 4466 3677 712 1053 163 69 184 723 45 760 481 .286 .408 .518 .926

  7. Derek Jeter
    • Age: 21 – 40
    • Years: 1995 – 2014
    • Position(s): SS, DH

    Derek Jeter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    71.83 119 2747 12602 11195 1923 3465 544 66 260 1311 358 1082 1840 .310 .374 .439 .813

  8. Robinson Cano
    • Age: 22 – 30
    • Years: 2005 – 2013
    • Position(s): 2B

    Robinson Cano
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    45.33 126 1374 5791 5336 799 1649 375 28 204 822 38 350 689 .309 .354 .504 .859

  9. Yogi Berra
    • Age: 21 – 38
    • Years: 1946 – 1963
    • Position(s): C, LF, RF

    Yogi Berra
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    59.6 124 2116 8355 7546 1174 2148 321 49 358 1430 30 704 411 .285 .347 .482 .830

  10. Bill Dickey
    • Age: 21 – 36, 39
    • Years: 1928 – 1943, 1946
    • Position(s): C

    Bill Dickey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    55.83 126 1789 7060 6300 930 1969 343 72 202 1209 37 678 289 .313 .379 .486 .865

  11. Bernie Williams
    • Age: 22 – 37
    • Years: 1991 – 2006
    • Position(s): CF, DH, RF

    Bernie Williams
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.45 126 2076 9053 7869 1366 2336 449 55 287 1257 147 1069 1212 .297 .380 .477 .857

  12. Whitey Ford
    • Age: 21, 24 – 38
    • Years: 1950, 1953 – 1967
    • Position(s): SP

    Whitey Ford
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    53.89 75 498 438 236 106 2.75 3170.1 156 45 10 1107 967 1086 1956 15.0% 1.22

  13. Lefty Gomez
    • Age: 21 – 33
    • Years: 1930 – 1942
    • Position(s): SP

    Lefty Gomez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    43.24 79 367 319 189 101 3.34 2498.1 173 28 9 1087 927 1090 1468 13.7% 1.35

  14. Roy White
    • Age: 21 – 35
    • Years: 1965 – 1976
    • Position(s): LF, DH, CF, RF

    Roy White
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    46.7 123 1881 7735 6650 964 1803 300 51 160 758 233 934 708 .271 .357 .403 .761

  15. Ron Guidry
    • Age: 24 – 37
    • Years: 1975 – 1988
    • Position(s): SP

    Ron Guidry
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    47.85 83 368 323 170 91 3.29 2392 95 26 4 953 874 633 1778 18.2% 1.18

  16. Tony Lazzeri
    • Age: 22 – 33
    • Years: 1926 – 1937
    • Position(s): 2B, 3B, SS

    Tony Lazzeri
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    48.26 121 1659 7058 6094 952 1784 327 115 169 1154 147 830 821 .293 .373 .467 .840

  17. Rickey Henderson
    • Age: 26 – 30
    • Years: 1985 – 1989
    • Position(s): LF, CF

    Rickey Henderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    30.76 138 596 2735 2302 513 663 119 16 78 255 326 406 281 .288 .394 .455 .850

  18. Don Mattingly
    • Age: 21 – 34
    • Years: 1982 – 1995
    • Position(s): 1B, DH

    Don Mattingly
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.17 124 1785 7721 7003 1007 2153 442 20 222 1099 14 588 444 .307 .357 .471 .829

  19. Earle Combs
    • Age: 25 – 36
    • Years: 1924 – 1935
    • Position(s): CF, LF

    Earle Combs
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.51 127 1455 6507 5746 1186 1866 309 154 58 632 96 670 278 .325 .392 .462 .854

  20. Mariano Rivera
    • Age: 25 – 43
    • Years: 1995 – 2013
    • Position(s): RP

    Mariano Rivera
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    56.59 49 1115 10 82 60 2.21 1283.2 0 0 652 340 315 286 1173 23.0% 1.00

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