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Baseball is a game that is played between two teams of nine players each on a field with 4 white bases laid out in a diamond position. Teams alternate positions as batsmen and fielders. The game is played with a bat and a ball. Battles hit the ball out of the reach of the fielding team and make a complete circuit around the basis for a run. The team that scores most run in the nine innings is the winner. Baseball is the American National pastime.

Listed below of 10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time:-

Babe Ruth

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time


Ruth in 1920
Outfielder / Pitcher
Born: February 6, 1895
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: August 16, 1948 (aged 53)
Manhattan, New York
Batted: LeftThrew: Left
MLB debut
July 11, 1914, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 30, 1935, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average0.342
Hits2,873
Home runs714
Runs batted in2,213
Win–loss record94–46
Earned run average2.28

Being an American Baseball player, his career for Major League Baseball (MLB) lasted for 22 seasons. He was nicknamed “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat” and is one of the greatest sports heroes of American Culture.

His career with MLB began in1914 as a star left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. But he rose to fame in his career as slugging outfielder playing for the New York Yankees. His career records include home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164). The last two records still stand unbroken as of 2019. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its “first five” inaugural members in the year 1936. Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball player of all time.

Willie Mays

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Mays in 1961
Center fielder
Born: May 6, 1931 (age 88)
Westfield, Alabama
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
May 25, 1951, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 9, 1973, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
Batting average0.302
Hits3,283
Home runs660
Runs batted in1,903
Stolen bases338

Nicknamed “The Say Hey Kid” he is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) center, fielder. He won two National League (NL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards in his career span of 22years playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants. He finished his career playing with
the New York Mets. Regarded as one of the greatest baseball players of all time he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979. He won a record-tying 12 Gold Glove awards beginning in 1957.

Barry Bonds

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time


Born: July 24, 1964 (age 55)
Riverside, California
Batted: LeftThrew: Left
MLB debut
May 30, 1986, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 2007, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average0.298
Home runs762
Hits2,935
Runs batted in1,996
Stolen bases514

He has been the best-known baseball player who is an all-rounder in American baseball history. he was a left fielder who has played 22 seasons in major league baseball playing (MLB) for Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco giants. He has made the record of receiving 7 NL MVP awards, 8 gold glove awards, 12 silver slugger awards, 14 All-Star selections. He was also an exceptional heater who have been placed in the top five heaters in 12 of his 17 qualifying seasons. He holds the record for most career home runs in a single season and most career walks. He has been ranked second in career wins above replacement among all Major League position players.

Ted Williams

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time


Born: August 30, 1918
San Diego, California
Died: July 5, 2002 (aged 83)
Inverness, Florida
Batted: LeftThrew: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1939, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1960, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average0
Hits2,654
Home runs521

One of the greatest hitters in baseball history, he is an American professional baseball player and manager. Playing MLB as a left fielder, he spent 19years there for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960.
He has been nicknamed The Kid, The Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame, and The Thumper.
He was a 19time All-Star, two-time recipient of the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player Award, a six-time AL batting champion, and a two-time Triple Crown winner. His career batting average is the highest of any MLB player. Ted Williams was the greatest baseball player of all time.

Hank Aaron

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Born: February 5, 1934 (age 86)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1954, for the Milwaukee Braves
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1976, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Batting average0.305
Hits3,771
Home runs755
Runs batted in2,297

He is nicknamed “Hammer” or “Hammerin’ Hank,”. Currently, a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder he serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves. He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and two seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL). He holds the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years, and he still holds several MLB records. He is one of only two players to hit 30 or more home runs in a season at least fifteen times. He was ranked fifth on its “100 Greatest Baseball Players” list.

Walter Johnson

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Born: November 6, 1887
Humboldt, Kansas
Died: December 10, 1946 (aged 59)
Washington, D.C.
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
August 2, 1907, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1927, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Win–loss record417–279
Earned run average2

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Nicknamed “Barney” and “The Big Train”, he was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. In his 21-year career span as a player, he played for the Washington Senators (1907–1927).

He is one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history has numerous records to his credit that are still unbroken. He has been the all-time career leader in shutouts with 110, second in wins with 417, and fourth in complete games with 531. His career record in strikeouts stands with
3,508. He is the only pitcher in major league history to record over 400 wins and strikeout over 3,500 batters.

Ty Cobb

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Born: December 18, 1886
Narrows, Georgia
Died: July 17, 1961 (aged 74)
Atlanta, Georgia
Batted: LeftThrew: Right
MLB debut
August 30, 1905, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 11, 1928, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average0
Hits4,191

Nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. He spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. The Sporting News ranked Ty Cobb third on their list of “Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players”.
He made the record of 90 MLB records during his career including the highest career batting average (.366 or .367) and most career batting titles with 11 (or 12).

Stan Musial

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Born: November 21, 1920
Donora, Pennsylvania
Died: January 19, 2013 (aged 92)
Ladue, Missouri
Batted: LeftThrew: Left
MLB debut
September 17, 1941, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1963, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average0
Hits3,630

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Nicknamed Stan the Man, he was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman. After spending 22 years in MLB, he played for the St. Louis Cardinals, from 1941 to 1944 and 1946 to 1963. He is considered one of the greatest and most consistent hitters in baseball history.

He was a first-ballot inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969 and was also selected to the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame within the inaugural category of 2014.

Honus Wagner

Born: February 24, 1874
Chartiers Borough, Pennsylvania
Died: December 6, 1955 (aged 81)
Carnegie, Pennsylvania
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
July 19, 1897, for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
September 17, 1917, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average0
Hits3,430

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Johannes Peter “Honus” Wagner nicknamed”Hans” Wagner ANd “The Flying Dutchman” was an American baseball shortstop. He played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917 for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He won eighth (and final) batting title in 1911, an unbeaten National League record till 1997. He also led the league in slugging six times and stolen bases five times. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936, as one of the first five members.

Roger Clemens

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Born: August 4, 1962 (age 57)
Dayton, Ohio
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
May 15, 1984, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 16, 2007, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Win–loss record354–184
Earned run average3
Strikeouts4,672
Hits3,430

William Roger Clemens also nicknamed “Rocket”, is an American former baseball pitcher. He played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams.
He was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history, scoring 354 wins, a 3.12 earned run average (ERA), and 4,672 strikeouts, the third-most all-time. In his career span, he was an 11-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion. He won seven Cy Young Awards during his career, more than any other pitcher in history.

Top 50 Baseball Players in 2019-20

10 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

Mike Trout, OF, Los Angeles Angels

Mookie Betts, OF, Boston Red Sox

Nolan Arenado, 3B, Colorado Rockies

Francisco Lindor, SS, Cleveland Indians

Max Scherzer, RHP, Washington Nationals

Jose Altuve, 2B, Houston Astros

Christian Yelich, OF, Milwaukee Brewers

Jose Ramirez, 3B, Cleveland Indians

Jacob deGrom, RHP, New York Mets

Alex Bregman, 3B, Houston Astros

Manny Machado, 3B, San Diego Padres

Aaron Judge, OF, New York Yankees

Chris Sale, LHP, Boston Red Sox

J.D. Martinez, DH/OF, Boston Red Sox

Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, St. Louis Cardinals

Bryce Harper, OF, Philadelphia Phillies

Freddie Freeman, 1B, Atlanta Braves

Giancarlo Stanton, DH/OF, New York Yankees

Joey Votto, 1B, Cincinnati Reds

Justin Verlander, RHP, Houston Astros

Corey Kluber, RHP, Cleveland Indians

Clayton Kershaw, LHP, Los Angeles Dodgers

Anthony Rendon, 3B, Washington Nationals

Blake Snell, LHP, Tampa Bay Rays

Javier Baez, INF, Chicago Cubs

Justin Turner, 3B, Los Angeles Dodgers

Aaron Nola, RHP, Philadelphia Phillies

Matt Chapman, 3B, Oakland Athletics

Lorenzo Cain, OF, Milwaukee Brewers

Trevor Story, SS, Colorado Rockies

Carlos Correa, SS, Houston Astros

Kris Bryant, 3B, Chicago Cubs

Matt Carpenter, 3B, St. Louis Cardinals

Anthony Rizzo, 1B, Chicago Cubs

George Springer, OF, Houston Astros

Ronald Acuna Jr., OF, Atlanta Braves

Juan Soto, OF, Washington Nationals

J.T. Realmuto, C, Philadelphia Phillies

Mitch Haniger, OF, Seattle Mariners

Charlie Blackmon, OF, Colorado Rockies

Gerrit Cole, RHP, Houston Astros

Trevor Bauer, RHP, Cleveland Indians

Cody Bellinger, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers

Luis Severino, RHP, New York Yankees

Andrelton Simmons, SS, Los Angeles Angels

Tommy Pham, OF, Tampa Bay Rays

Xander Bogaerts, SS, Boston Red Sox

Corey Seager, SS, Los Angeles Dodgers

Whit Merrifield, 2B, Kansas City Royals

Eugenio Suarez, 3B, Cincinnati Reds

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