Based on their play for their entire Yankee careers.
Yogi Berra, greatest living Yankee, 90 today. Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Babe Ruth 1925-1948
Joe DiMaggio 1948-1962, 1995-1999
Mickey Mantle 1962-1995
Yogi Berra 1999-2015
Most notable missing:
Gehrig died in 1941, seven years before Ruth. Most likely to succeed Yogi:
Like DiMaggio, Mantle and Gehrig, Jeter played his entire career with the Yankees. As we know from the tragic death of Gehrig, we cannot assume who might be a candidate when Yogi leaves us.
Photos from baseball-reference.com.