The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of All-Time (according to ChatGPT)

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1. Babe Ruth – Changed baseball with his power and charisma.

2. Ted Williams – The greatest hitter in the history of the game.

3. Barry Bonds – Despite controversy, his achievements are immense.

4. Walter Johnson – One of the most dominant pitchers ever.

5. Lou Gehrig – A model of consistency and endurance.

6. Ty Cobb – One of the earliest superstars of baseball.

7. Willie Mays – An all-around superstar.

8. Hank Aaron – Consistent excellence personified.

9. Mickey Mantle – Carried the Yankees in the ’50s and ’60s.

10. Honus Wagner – Set the early standard for shortstops.

11. Stan Musial – The embodiment of offensive consistency.

12. Rogers Hornsby – Dominant hitter in the 1920s.

13. Joe DiMaggio – His 56-game hitting streak still stands.

14. Cy Young – His 511 wins still remain unbeaten.

15. Jackie Robinson – Broke the color barrier and was a superb player.

16. Roberto Clemente – Gold Glove outfielder and a humanitarian.

17. Pete Rose – Baseball’s all-time hits leader.

18. Sandy Koufax – Dominant left-handed pitcher.

19. Cal Ripken Jr. – Broke Gehrig’s consecutive games record.

20. Johnny Bench – Arguably the best catcher in history.

21. Willie McCovey – One of the most feared power hitters.

22. Tom Seaver – “Tom Terrific” was one of the greatest right-handers.

23. Nolan Ryan – Record seven no-hitters and over 5,700 strikeouts.

24. Frank Robinson – Only player to win MVP in both leagues.

25. Rickey Henderson – The greatest base stealer of all time.

26. Ken Griffey Jr. – One of the best all-around talents.

27. Warren Spahn – Winningest left-handed pitcher.

28. Tony Gwynn – A hit machine with a career .338 average.

29. Ernie Banks – “Mr. Cub” was a beloved slugger.

30. Jimmie Foxx – Triple Crown winner and prodigious power hitter.

31. Tris Speaker – Brilliant defensive outfielder and great hitter.

32. Christy Mathewson – One of the first five Hall of Famers.

33. Reggie Jackson – “Mr. October” was a clutch World Series performer.

34. Carl Yastrzemski – Red Sox icon and Triple Crown winner.

35. Bob Gibson – Fierce competitor and dominating pitcher.

36. Al Kaline – Mr. Tiger was a model of consistent greatness.

37. Mike Schmidt – Premier power-hitting third baseman.

38. Mickey Cochrane – One of the greatest catchers.

39. Eddie Mathews – Power-hitting third baseman.

40. George Brett – Longtime Kansas City Royals great.

41. Yogi Berra – Excellent catcher and winner of 10 World Series.

42. Steve Carlton – Dominant left-handed pitcher.

43. Randy Johnson – Fearsome left-handed pitcher and strikeout artist.

44. Alex Rodriguez – Immense talent, despite the controversies.

45. Greg Maddux – One of the best pitchers of his era.

46. Mariano Rivera – Unquestionably the greatest closer in history.

47. Mel Ott – Great power hitter in the pre-war era.

48. Brooks Robinson – Premier third baseman known for his defense.

49. Harmon Killebrew – Prodigious power hitter.

50. Pedro Martinez – Dominant pitcher, particularly in the steroid era.

51. Bob Feller – One of the hardest throwing pitchers of his era.

52. Eddie Collins – Premier second baseman of the early 20th century.

53. Joe Morgan – Sparkplug of the “Big Red Machine.”

54. Derek Jeter – Iconic Yankees shortstop and clutch performer.

55. Nap Lajoie – Star second baseman and batting champion.

56. Chipper Jones – Consistent power-hitting third baseman for the Braves.

57. Albert Pujols – One of the best hitters of the 21st century.

58. Wade Boggs – Elite hitter and third baseman.

59. Ozzie Smith – “The Wizard” known for his defensive brilliance.

60. Paul Waner – A consistent hitter with over 3,000 career hits.

61. Willie Stargell – “Pops” was the heart and soul of the 1970s Pirates.

62. Lefty Grove – One of the game’s most dominant left-handed pitchers.

63. Lou Brock – Speedster known for his base-stealing ability.

64. Robin Yount – Two-time MVP for the Milwaukee Brewers.

65. Whitey Ford – Winningest pitcher in World Series history.

66. Rod Carew – Batting champion who excelled at getting on base.

67. Roy Campanella – Three-time MVP catcher for the Dodgers.

68. Carl Hubbell – Famous for his screwball and World Series performances.

69. Duke Snider – Power-hitting center fielder of the 1950s Dodgers.

70. Hank Greenberg – Slugger who broke down barriers for Jewish players.

71. Ichiro Suzuki – Japanese import who became a hit machine.

72. Ferguson Jenkins – Dominant pitcher and 1971 Cy Young winner.

73. Frank Thomas – “The Big Hurt” was a premier power hitter.

74. Gaylord Perry – Crafty pitcher known for his spitball.

75. Juan Marichal – High-kicking right-hander with an impressive win percentage.

76. Reggie Smith – Power-hitting switch-hitter.

77. Larry Walker – Dominant hitter, particularly at Coors Field.

78. Jim Palmer – Ace of the Orioles during their 1970s heyday.

79. Dennis Eckersley – Standout as both a starter and a reliever.

80. Billy Williams – Consistent slugger for the Cubs.

81. Goose Gossage – Dominant closer known for his blazing fastball.

82. Dave Winfield – Excellent hitter and outfielder for multiple teams.

83. Manny Ramirez – Premier power hitter of the late ’90s and ’00s.

84. Rollie Fingers – Famous for his mustache and his bullpen work.

85. Phil Niekro – Knuckleballer who pitched effectively into his late 40s.

86. Sam Crawford – “Wahoo Sam” was a premier hitter in the dead-ball era.

87. Ralph Kiner – Premier power hitter of the immediate post-WWII era.

88. Vladmir Guerrero – Feared hitter, known for his powerful arm in right field.

89. Grover Cleveland Alexander – One of the most dominant pitchers of the 1920s.

90. Ryne Sandberg – Excellent second baseman for the Cubs.

91. Orlando Cepeda – “Baby Bull” was a dangerous power hitter.

92. Craig Biggio – Excellent contact hitter and second baseman.

93. Pee Wee Reese – Leader of the famed ’50s Brooklyn Dodgers.

94. Early Wynn – Durable and dependable right-handed pitcher.

95. Edgar Martinez – Premier designated hitter of his era.

96. Kirby Puckett – All-around talent whose career was cut short.

97. Don Drysdale – Hard-throwing right-hander of the 1960s Dodgers.

98. Robin Roberts – Workhorse right-hander for the 1950s Phillies.

99. Mike Piazza – Power-hitting catcher, primarily for the Dodgers and Mets.

100. Jeff Bagwell – Slugger for the Astros and 1994 MVP.

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