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10,000 Words: Monument Park Yankees: All-Time Ranks

by Paul Semendinger

December 2023


There are 18 Yankees position players honored in Monument Park. The following is where they rank in WAR (as a Yankee) on the team's All-Time Top 50 Players list:

Babe Ruth (142.9 WAR, 1st All-Time)

Lou Gehrig (113.8 WAR, 2nd All-Time)

Mickey Mantle (110.2 WAR, 3rd All-Time)

Joe DiMaggio (79.1. WAR, 4th All-Time)

Derek Jeter (71.3 WAR, 5th All-Time)

Yogi Berra (59.6 WAR, 6th All-Time)

Bill Dickey (56.3 WAR, 7th All-Time)

Willie Randolph (54.0 WAR, 8th All-Time)

Bernie Williams (49.6 WAR, 10th All-Time)

Thurman Munson (46.1 WAR, 13th All-Time)

Jorge Posada (42.7 WAR, 18th All-Time)

Don Mattingly (42.2 WAR, 20th All-Time)

Phil Rizzuto (42.1 WAR, 21st All-Time)

Elston Howard (27.6 WAR, 34th All-Time)

Paul O'Neill (26.7 WAR, 36th All-Time)

Roger Maris (26.2 WAR, 38th All-Time)

Reggie Jackson (17.2 WAR, Not in the Top 50)

Tino Martinez (16.7 WAR, Not in the Top 50)


Andy Polizzi
Andy Polizzi
Dec 15, 2023

I really liked the choice of photos accompanying the article, all are great, really liked the Berra shot, but best of all was the Scooter in the outfield (!) and what an unusual angle. You can see clearly the billboards in the outfield and the famous on-field scoreboard. If you squint you can almost see Yanks 2R, 5H, 0E Bklyn 0R, 0H, 0E.

Paul Semendinger
Paul Semendinger
Dec 15, 2023
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Thank you.

I put great thought into each of the photos, trying to get unique pictures and such.


Alan B.
Alan B.
Dec 15, 2023

Did anyone else see on MLBN on the Prime 9, the Top 9 catchers of all time, Bench was #1, Yogi #2, but at #9 was Posada with Thurman Munson nowhere on the list? No way. Personally I have Muson the 3rd best NYY catcher if all time, with Elston Howard & Posada fighting for 4th . FYI: the other #8, Bill Dickey is #2.

Dec 16, 2023
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some careers are lengthier than others

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