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Best Baseball Players

 

 

There have been many great players in history of baseball, but a few stand out even among the greats. This page pays tribute to players like Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, Hank Aron, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Stan Musial, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams, Willie Mays. They are the players who deserve to be on the top ten list of best baseball players of all time.

 

 
Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth

Playing Period: 1914-1935
Playing Position:Outfielder/Pitcher
Babe Ruth, during his tenure, brought fame and honor to Yankees by winning seven pennants and four World Series. During his career, he was among the five best players chosen for the prestigious Baseball Hall of Fame. He is one of the known legends in the history of Baseball. He is first player to hit 60 runs in one season. He achieved the number one position in the list of Baseball 100 Greatest Players in 1998. ESPN noted him as a true American sports celebrity and even ranked him as the third greatest US athlete of United States of America.

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  Barry Bond
Barry Bonds

Playing Period: 1986-Present
Playing Position: Left Fielder
Barry Bonds, son of the famous All-Star Bobby Bonds is a notable figure in the world of baseball. His major accomplishments include 14 times All-star and eight times Gold Glove-winning title. He made a major home run record with 762 runs in the Major league. He even won the prestigious Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards. He was the first National League player who appeared the second position to hit 40 home runs. Baseball regards him as one of the living legends holding innumerable records of all time.

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Hank Aaron
Hank Aaron

Playing Period: 1954-1976
Playing Position: Right Fielder
Hank Aaron is known for its outstanding baseball career. The Sporting News honored Hank with a fifth position in the list of Greatest  Baseball players. One of his great achievements include the famous MLB record for the home runs. Throughout the time span of 1955 to  1973, he gave more than 24 hits each year. He won three Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for his top hits. 1957 was a glorious year for this player. He was  honored with “National League Most Valuable Player Award”. Aaron is also the honorable recipient of credits from Howe Sports Bureau for .366 average  in 26 Negro official games.

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  Honus Wagner
Honus Wagner

Playing Period: 1874-1955
Playing Position: Short Stop
Honus Wagner played in the National League for the time period of 1897-1917 for Pittsburgh Piratesa. The Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936    recognized him  for his outstanding efforts. Wagner made his first mark with a .381 mark and also made his team proud in doubles (45), triples (22), and slugging  percentage (.573). The Sporting News voted him for number 13 out of the 100 greatest players and ranked him as the greatest shortstop ever. A small  stadium is also made on his name to pay a tribute.

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  Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio

Playing Period: 1936-1951
Playing Position:Center Fielder
Joe DiMaggio was a noted American baseball player. He played for the New York Yankees. In 1953, DiMaggio was nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1955, he was finally selected for the Basetball Hall of fame. In 1969, he was voted as the greatest living player. He also became the first player to earn US$100,00 in a year. A three-time MVP winner and 13-time All-Star, Joe DiMaggio helped Yankees win nine world championships and 10 pennants.

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  Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig

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Playing Period: 1903-1941
Playing Position: First Baseman
Lou Gehrig was nominated for the Greatest First Batman by the Baseball Writers Association. He mainly played for the New York Yankees. In 1927 and 1936, he won the American Leagues Most Valuable Player Award. In 1934, he also won the Triple Crown. The 1926 World Series brought much fame to him when he hit .348 with two doubles and four RBIs. A fatal disease took him away from all of us. Gehring is one name that history is always going to remember for years to come.

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  Stan Musial
Stan Musial

Playing Period: 1941-1963
Playing Position: Outfielder/First Baseman
Stan Musial was nominated for the prestigious Musial made his mark during the second game of a doubleheader in 1941. In 1999, he went for the selection of the Major League Baseball All-Century Team. Musial is one of the few players who was selected for the N.L. MVP award thrice in his baseball career. He was selected for the Sporting News Major League Player of the Year in 1951. He is perhaps the only player who appeared in more than 1000 games in two different positions. In 1969, he was selected for the “Baseball Hall of Fame.

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  Ted williams
Ted Williams

Playing Period: 1930-1960
Playing Position: Left Fielder
Ted Williams made the American League proud by winning Triple Crown twice and leading the batting six times. In 1966, he was honored with the prestigious baseball hall of fame. Till today, Williams remains the highest scorer of more than 500 home runs. 1941 was the golden year of his career when he made .406 with 37 HR, 120 RBI, and 135 runs. His .551 base percentage was a major record that remained for a great span of 61 years. In 1946, Ted gave a major hit of his career by giving 12-0 for American League. He proved this by hosting a fishing show and that was even included into the IGFA fishing hall of fame.

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  Ty Cobb
Ty Cobb

Playing Period: 1905-1928
Playing Position: Outfielder
Born in Narrows, Georgia, Ty Cobb was indeed a noted American outfielder. He spent nearly 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers. He is honored with not less than 90 major league baseball records.Ted is among the few players to receive maximum no. of votes on the inaugural Baseball hall of fame ballot. At the tender age of 20 years, Cobb was the youngest player to succeed in a battling championship. In his later part of life, he was signed for the position of manager of Detroit Tigers Team. On September 1, 1928 he announced his retirement and took leave from baseball. But, still today he is counted as one of the great baseball players history has seen so far.

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  Willie Mays
Willie Mays

Playing Period: 1951-1973
Playing Position: Center Fielder
Willie Mays is a great baseball player who played mostly for the New York and San Francisco Giants. In 1979, he was selected in the Baseball hall of fame. He bagged two MVP awards and even went for a record by posing for 24 appearances in the All-Star Game. In 1999, he listed himself in the second position of the Sporting News List of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players. Rookie of the Year award came as a major surprise for him. In total, he made 660 career home runs. May's senior used to call him as a superstar. He was among the few players who was selected for the National League Most valuable Player Award. History will always remember his outstanding catch that he took in the deep center field of the polo grounds.

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