Top 10 Left Handed Hitters In Baseball Of All Time

Updated: Jan 31

Players who we rank in our top 10 of all time have proven through their career stats and accolades why they are the best left-handed hitters in baseball to have ever played the game. Hitters are evaluated for their ability to achieve a high batting average and hit for power. These athletes have consistently hit very well throughout their entire careers and because of this, they are in our Top 10 list!

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#10. Jim Thome

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hit: 2,328

Home Runs: 612

RBI: 1,699

Batting Average: .276


#9. Ken Griffey Jr.

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 2,781

Home Runs: 630

RBI: 1,836

Batting Average: .284


#8. Ichiro Suzuki

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 3,089

Home Runs: 117

RBI: 780

Batting Average: .311

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#7. Tony Gwynn

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 3,141

Home Runs: 135

RBI: 1,138

Batting Average: .338


#6. Stan Musial

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 3,630

Home Runs: 475

RBI: 1,951

Batting Average: .331


#5. Lou Gehrig

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 2,721

Home Runs: 493

RBI: 1,995

Batting Average: .340


#4. Barry Bonds

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 2,935

Home Runs: 762

RBI: 1,996

Batting Average: .298

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#3. Ty Cobb

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 4,191

Home Runs: 117

RBI: 1,938

Batting Average: .367


#2. Ted Williams

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 2,654

Home Runs: 521

RBI: 1,839

Batting Average: .344


#1. Babe Ruth

  • Major League Baseball Career Stats:

Hits: 2,873

Home Runs: 714

RBI: 2,213

Batting Average: .342


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