Height is might in basketball, there’s no question about that. But what if we tell you that the tallest players in the history of Major League Baseball are tall enough to play in the NBA. Here's the list of the top 5 tallest MLB players.
Relief pitcher John Rauch owns the distinction of being the tallest player in the history of major league baseball. Rauch stood at 6'11 and towered over everybody in the bullpen.
Eric Hillman played three seasons for the New York Mets back in 1992 to 1994, earning a record of 4-14 with an ERA of 4.85. Hillman's height is 6'10.
Chris Young played basketball and baseball at Princeton but he ended up playing pro baseball. Young's height is 6'10.
Mark Hendrickson is one of only 13 players to ever play in both MLB and the NBA. He's 6'9.