Baseball:All-time Greats

 

In 1998  The Sporting News published a list of those players it considered the hundred greatest baseball players of all-time.

1 Babe Ruth
2 Willie Mays
3 Ty Cobb
4 Walter Johnson
5 Hank Aaron
6 Lou Gehrig
7 Christy Mathewson
8 Ted Williams
9 Rogers Hornsby
10 Stan Musial
11 Joe DiMaggio
12 Grover Alexander
13 Honus Wagner
14 Cy Young
15 Jimmie Foxx
16 Johnny Bench
17 Mickey Mantle
18 Josh Gibson
19 Satchel Paige
20 Roberto Clemente
21 Warren Spahn
22 Frank Robinson
23 Lefty Grove
24 Eddie Collins
25 Pete Rose
26 Sandy Koufax
27 Tris Speaker
28 Mike Schmidt
29 Nap Lajoie
30 Steve Carlton
31 Bob Gibson
32 Tom Seaver
33 George Sisler
34 Barry Bonds
35 Joe Jackson
36 Bob Feller
37 Hank Greenberg
38 Ernie Banks
39 Greg Maddux
40 Yogi Berra
41 Nolan Ryan
42 Mel Ott
43 Al Simmons
44 Jackie Robinson
45 Carl Hubbell
46 Charlie Gehringer
47 Buck Leonard
48 Reggie Jackson
49 Tony Gwynn
50 Roy Campanella
51 Rickey Henderson
52 Whitey Ford
53 Roger Clemens
54 Harry Heilmann
55 George Brett
56 Willie McCovey
57 Bill Dickey
58 Lou Brock
59 Bill Terry
60 Joe Morgan
61 Rod Carew
62 Paul Waner
63 Eddie Mathews
64 Jim Palmer
65 Mickey Cochrane
66 Cool Papa Bell
67 Oscar Charleston
68 Eddie Plank
69 Harmon Killebrew
70 Pie Traynor
71 Juan Marichal
72 Carl Yastrzemski
73 Lefty Gomez
74 Robin Roberts
75 Willie Keeler
76 Al Kaline
77 Eddie Murray
78 Cal Ripken, Jr.
79 Joe Medwick
80 Brooks Robinson
81 Willie Stargell
82 Ed Walsh
83 Duke Snider
84 Sam Crawford
85 Dizzy Dean
86 Kirby Puckett
87 Ozzie Smith
88 Frankie Frisch
89 Goose Goslin
90 Ralph Kiner
91 Mark McGwire
92 Chuck Klein
93 Ken Griffey, Jr.
94 Dave Winfield
95 Wade Boggs
96 Rollie Fingers
97 Gaylord Perry
98 Dennis Eckersley
99 Paul Molitor
100 Early Wynn

In 1999 Major League Baseball announced its All-century team for the greatest players of the 20th century.  Experts chose a shortlist of 100 players and the public then voted for this team:-

Player Position Votes
Nolan Ryan Pitcher 992040
Sandy Koufax Pitcher 970434
Cy Young Pitcher 867523
Roger Clemens Pitcher 601244
Bob Gibson Pitcher 582031
Walter Johnson Pitcher 479279
Warren Spahn Pitcher 337215
Christy Mathewson Pitcher 249747
Lefty Grove Pitcher 142169
Johnny Bench Catcher 1010403
Yogi Berra Catcher 704208
Lou Gehrig First baseman 1207992
Mark McGwire First baseman 517181
Jackie Robinson Second baseman 788116
Rogers Hornsby Second baseman 630761
Mike Schmidt Third baseman 855654
Brooks Robinson Third baseman 761700
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop 669033
Ernie Banks Shortstop 598168
Honus Wagner Shortstop 526740
Babe Ruth Outfielder 1158044
Hank Aaron Outfielder 1156782
Ted Williams Outfielder 1125583
Willie Mays Outfielder 1115896
Joe DiMaggio Outfielder 1054423
Mickey Mantle Outfielder 988168
Ty Cobb Outfielder 777056
Ken Griffey, Jr. Outfielder 645389
Pete Rose Outfielder 629742
Stan Musial Outfielder 571279
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