Babe Ruth and the Most Iconic Players in the History of Each MLB Team

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Babe Ruth and the Most Iconic Players in the History of Each MLB Team

Babe Ruth is the greatest player in the history of the New York Yankees.

But was he the most iconic player in the history of the New York Yankees?

Perhaps not.

There is a subtle difference between "iconic" players and "great" players.

Magic Johnson is probably the most iconic player in the history of the Los Angeles Lakers, even though Kobe Bryant is the greater player. Joe Montana is the most iconic player in San Francisco 49ers history, even though Jerry Rice or even Steve Young may have been better.

So, casting greatness aside for the moment, let's have a look at the most iconic player in the history of each Major League Baseball franchise.

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