ALL-TIME PLAYER RANKINGS
Offense is just too hard to ignore. Hit over .400 for a four-year stretch.
Hitting, speed, defense, and a great team leader. One of best in postseason.
Combination of power and on-base ability, also a very good defender and exceptional basestealer.
High average hitter, decent defensive player, power for his era.
Rates high on peak value and the years he missed due to segregation. Speed, hitting, and power.
Did everything exceptionally well, one of the most perfect ballplayers in history.
Also spent many years at first base; was seven-time batting champion.
Deserves Hall of Fame consideration: drew walks, hit homers, played stellar defense.
One of the most overlooked figures in baseball history, great player and manager.
The next three are very close. He rates higher on peak, as he flamed out early.
Had no glaring weakness, vastly underrated. No high peak, just very good for nearly two decades.
Finally got his HOF honor, which was well deserved. Power and great defense.
Other than power, could do it all, and may have been the best in the field.
Could rate higher; rates very well on peak and career performance.
Could rise into top 12 with a decent run in his mid-30s.
Very good at almost every aspect, but lacked power of those in front of him.
Rates here mostly on power; was not a good defender or rate hitter.
Not spectacular, but good and reliable. Very good at turning the double play.
Only back injury that forced early retirement keeps him out of top 10.
Offense is just too hard to ignore, but was average with glove at best.