Rank 'Em: Greatest Yankees

Created: September 20, 2011, 7:16 AM

Where does Mariano Rivera rank?

Who are the greatest players ever to wear pinstripes for the Yankees?

History is never far from the forefront when it comes to a franchise with as many championships and Hall of Fame players as the Yankees, but this year has been special by even those standards. Derek Jeter became the first player in franchise history to reach 3,000 hits, and Mariano Rivera's 602nd save gave him sole possession of the all-time MLB record.

Where do Jeter and Rivera fit in Yankees lore? ESPN New York users ranked the greatest Yankees before the season. We're offering up their top 10 below and asking you to put them in order.


 
 
  • 19 seasons
    .285 BA, .830 OPS
    3 AL MVP
  • 13 seasons
    3 AL MVP
    .325 BA, .977 OPS
  • 16 seasons
    236-106, 2.75 ERA
    1 AL Cy Young
  • 17 seasons
    .340 BA, 1.080 OPS
    2 AL MVP
  • 5 seasons (21 overall)
    .281 BA, .897 OPS
  • 17 seasons (active)
    1996 AL Rookie of the Year
    .313 BA, .831 OPS
    5 Gold Gloves
  • 18 seasons
    3-time AL MVP
    .298 BA, .977 OPS
    1 Gold Glove
  • 14 seasons
    1 AL MVP
    .307 BA, .830 OPS
    9 Gold Gloves
  • 17 seasons (active)
    2.22 ERA, 602 saves
  • 15 seasons (22 overall)
    1 AL MVP
    .349 BA, 1.195 OPS

 



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