ESPN's Top 100: All based on performance

Babe Ruth said that he copied Joe Jackson's stroke at the plate, but did Joe make the top 100? Icon SMI

With some big PED-era names facing judgment day next month in the Baseball Hall of Fame voting and with the everlasting cacophony over who belongs in Cooperstown and who doesn't, we decided to take a fresh look at the greats of the game.

Out with conventional wisdom and hidebound opinions; in with a new analysis of which players really are the best of the best.

And so we present the ESPN Hall of 100: the top 100 players of all time. Period.

See the entire list.