ALL-TIME PLAYER RANKINGS
Great raw power and hitting ability. Clearly the best at this position.
Not quite the offensive player that Gehrig was, but still very productive.
Seems unlikely to go any higher, but in his prime he was a great offensive player.
Had a great peak as well as a long productive career.
Hit for power and got one base, and was also a run producer.
Easily the most underrated player of the last 50 years.
Slightly rates ahead of Murray based on his peak performance.
Best switch-hitter at this position, remarkably consistent and durable.
Could rate higher based on his peak and power for two decades.
Would rank in top five based on peak alone, rates lower due to early retirement.
For a three year stretch was best offensive player in baseball in late 60s.
Defense is best at this position, but could also hit for average, decent power, and walk.
Raw power ranks with Gehrig, Foxx, and Greenberg.
Like Sisler, a great pure hitter who could also play his position very well.
Peak is very good, helping crack the top 20. Got on base a lot.
With Terry, the best pure hitter for average among this group. Great glove and speed.
Underrated because his peak was short and he failed to accumulate milestone stats.
Best at the position between 1900-1920, a good hitter and great leader.
Better than a handful of first basemen in the Hall of Fame and had a good, long run.
Important part of many winning teams, great power and run production.