25 Tallest Players in MLB History

Major League Baseball isn’t the sport in which you need to be the tallest man on the field. Some of the greatest players in the game have been scrappy players under six feet tall that can rip any pitch to the opposite field, run like a gazelle, and have a cannon for arm in the outfield. While it doesn’t really seem to make much of a difference what your height is on the baseball diamond, it does have it’s advantages. The taller a pitcher is, the more they are able to turn the tables in their favor. Their height not only shortens the distances that the ball travels from their release point to the plate, but it also changes the angle from which the batters sees their pitches coming in.

With that being said, here is our list of the tallest men in MLB history so far…
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Written by Tiffany Raiford

Tiffany Raiford is a lifelong Floridian, wife to my high school sweetheart and mother of four littles (two girls and boy/girl twins...no, they are not identical and yes, I'm sure). My kids love to whine, so I love to wine. My loves include nap time, bed time, date night, travel and evenings and weekends when my husband is home because he handles all diaper changes.