Top 100 Players in Baseball History

Babe Ruth

1

Strengths:
Power, hitting, pitching.

Willie Mays

2

Strengths:
Power, baserunning, fielding.

Ted Williams

3

Strengths:
Hitting, power, pitch selection.

Hank Aaron

4

Strengths:
Power, hitting, running, arm.

Barry Bonds

5

Strengths:
Power, patience, stealing bases, pharmaceuticals.

Ty Cobb

6

Strengths:
Hitting for average, baserunning.

Walter Johnson

7

Strengths:
Fastball, pitch location, durability.

Stan Musial

8

Strengths:
Five-tool player before arm injury.

Mickey Mantle

9

Strengths:
Five-tool player before leg injuries.

Lou Gehrig

10

Strengths:
Hitting for average, power.

Rickey Henderson

11

Strengths:
Stealing bases, drawing walks.

Greg Maddux

12

Strengths:
Command, location, movement.

Lefty Grove

13

Strengths:
Power pitching, competitiveness.

Mike Schmidt

14

Strengths:
Power, range and arm at third base.

Joe Morgan

15

Strengths:
Hitting, power, running, fielding.

Randy Johnson

16

Strengths:
Fastball, tenacity.

Tom Seaver

17

Strengths:
Power, location, command.

Joe DiMaggio

18

Strengths:
He did everything very well.

Frank Robinson

19

Strengths:
See Joe DiMaggio.

Albert Pujols

20

Strengths:
Hitting, power, baserunning.

Carl Yastrzemski

21

Strengths:
Hitting, fielding, clutch.

Pete Alexander

22

Strengths:
Control, durability.

Tris Speaker

23

Strengths:
Defense, throwing arm, hitting for average.

Cal Ripken Jr.

24

Strengths:
Defense, hitting, stubborness.

Wade Boggs

25

Strengths:
Hitting, pitch recognition, contact.

Jimmie Foxx

26

Strengths:
Hitting, power.

Bob Feller

27

Strengths:
Power pitching, curveball.

Rogers Hornsby

28

Strengths:
Hitting, defensive range.

Honus Wagner

29

Strengths:
He could do everything.

Eddie Collins

30

Strengths:
Fielding, speed, place hitting.

Mike Trout

31

Strengths:
Hitting, baserunning, fielding, arm.

Bob Gibson

32

Strengths:
Power pitching, big game theatrics.

Warren Spahn

33

Strengths:
Control, fielding, durability.

Alex Rodriguez

34

Strengths:
Defense, pharmaceuticals.

Eddie Mathews

35

Strengths:
Power, patience, fielding.

Jackie Robinson

36

Strengths:
Speed, range, hitting.

Ken Griffey Jr.

37

Strengths:
Five-tool player.

Mel Ott

38

Strengths:
Pull-hitting, patience at the plate.

Steve Carlton

39

Strengths:
Control, slider, durability.

Cy Young

40

Strengths:
Fastball, arm strength.

Phil Niekro

41

Strengths:
Control, defense, durability and command.

Roberto Clemente

42

Strengths:
Arm strength, defense, hitting.

George Brett

43

Strengths:
Hitting, clutch performance.

Al Kaline

44

Strengths:
Hitting, throwing arm, defense.

Adrian Beltre

45

Strengths:
Defense, power.

Jeff Bagwell

46

Strengths:
Hitting, power, baserunning.

Rod Carew

47

Strengths:
Hitting for average, bunting, speed.

Ron Santo

48

Strengths:
Defense, power, patience.

Ernie Banks

49

Strengths:
Power to all fields.

Johnny Mize

50

Strengths:
Pull power, plate discipline.

Nap Lajoie

51

Strengths:
Hitting, defensive range, arm.

Chipper Jones

52

Strengths:
Hitting from both sides with power.

Robin Yount

53

Strengths:
Athleticism, hitting, fielding.

Charlie Gehringer

54

Strengths:
Hitting, defensive range.

Brooks Robinson

55

Strengths:
Defense, throwing arm.

Johnny Bench

56

Strengths:
Power, defense, throwing arm.

Pete Rose

57

Strengths:
Hitting, aggressiveness, ambition. 

Hank Greenberg

58

Strengths:
Power and hitting for average.

Reggie Jackson

59

Strengths:
Raw power, baserunning.

Frank Thomas

60

Strengths:
Everything to do with a baseball bat.

Chase Utley

61

Strengths:
Defense, running, getting on base.

Duke Snider

62

Strengths:
Power, hitting RH pitching.

Gary Carter

63

Strengths:
Defense, hitting.

Bobby Grich

64

Strengths:
Defensive range, turning the DP.

Ichiro Suzuki

65

Strengths:
Hitting & throwing line drives.

Pee Wee Reese

66

Strengths:
Turning the double play, patience.

Arky Vaughan

67

Strengths:
Hitting, defensive play at short.

Ozzie Smith

68

Strengths:
Range, turning the double play.

Pedro Martinez

69

Strengths:
Pinpoint control, movement.

Kenny Lofton

70

Strengths:
Speed, defensive play.

Larry Walker

71

Strengths:
Hitting, power, running, throwing.

Miguel Cabrera

72

Strengths:
Hitting, power, plate recognition.

Alan Trammell

73

Strengths:
Turning two, hitting a baseball.

Ryne Sandberg

74

Strengths:
Range, throwing arm, power.

Todd Helton

75

Strengths:
Hitting a baseball really hard.

Christy Mathewson

76

Strengths:
Fardeaway pitch, control.

Derek Jeter

77

Strengths:
Hitting, fundamentals, baserunning.

Robin Roberts

78

Strengths:
Control, arm strength.

Mike Mussina

79

Strengths:
Command and control of pitches.

Carlos Beltran

80

Strengths:
Speed, power, defense in outfield.

Tim Raines

81

Strengths:
Baserunning, speed, getting on base.

Frank Baker

82

Strengths:
Power, hitting.

Harry Heilmann

83

Strengths:
Hitting line drives often.

Buddy Bell

84

Strengths:
Defensive range, throwing arm.

Roger Clemens

85

Strengths:
Power pitching and intimidation.

Bert Blyleven

86

Strengths:
Curveball, control, command.

Scott Rolen

87

Strengths:
Defense, throwing arm, power.

Luke Appling

88

Strengths:
Double play defense, hitting.

Fergie Jenkins

89

Strengths:
Consummate control specialist, command of all pitches.

Andre Dawson

90

Strengths:
Five-tool player until he blew his knees out.

Craig Biggio

91

Strengths:
Defensive versatility, hitting, speed on the basepaths.

Tony Gwynn

92

Strengths:
Making contact, winning batting titles.

Andruw Jones

93

Strengths:
Range in center field, throwing arm, power bat.

Curt Schilling

94

Strengths:
Strikeout-to-walk ratio, guts in big game starts.

Jim Thome

95

Strengths:
Hitting a baseball very high and very far, also drawing walks.

Joe Jackson

96

Strengths:
Hitting and hitting for power, defensive range in left field, arm.

Frank Frisch

97

Strengths:
Baserunning, turning the double play, leadership.

Barry Larkin

98

Strengths:
Throwing arm, defensive range, hitting, and baserunning.

Nolan Ryan

99

Strengths:
Fastball, incredible durability, mechanics.

Paul Molitor

100

Strengths:
Getting on base and scoring runs.