The A's have nine World Series Championships, 14 AL Championships and 23 playoff appearances to their credit.
In 111 seasons and three cities, the Athletics have seen 1,778 players come and go. Some for one game, some for a few seasons, a few for a decade or more.
The 50 Best Athletics of All-Time represent less than three percent of all the players to lace up their cleats for the franchise.
In recent years, advanced statistical analysis has reached the point where it has become possible to rate all players one against the other, pitcher, outfielder, catcher and designated hitter.
This list was compiled from data culled from www.baseball-reference.com, namely the "Wins Above Replacement" statistic. The following are ascending from 40-36.