athletes The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time

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List Rules Only players who are known primarily as right fielders. No center or left fielders

What names come to mind when you think of the greatest right-fielders of all time? This list includes some of the best to ever play the game, including such Major League Baseball legends as Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson. This is, quite simply, an amazing list of power, defensive prowess, great arms, speed and high averages. Right field really does have it all. Vote for your top choices, vote down any right-fielders you don't believe deserve a spot on this list and re-rank these players in any order you like. Some of the best hitters in baseball history are, not surprisingly, also excellent right-fielders. These players managed to combine excellent hitting abilities with stellar throwing arms - basically a dream combination for any MLB player (or coach, for that matter). What does it take to play right field? The best right-fielders listed here were outstanding defensive players. Some might believe that right field is an "easy" position, but it really isn't - you've got to be really fast and you've got to have a rocket of an arm. For more great baseball voting, check out these lists of the greatest left-fielders ever, as well as the first, second and third basemen of all time.

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Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder Left fielder

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Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

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Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

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Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder Left fielder

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Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

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Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder Center fielder

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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

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Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time

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Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder Infielder

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Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder Center fielder

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Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

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Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

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Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

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Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Darryl Strawberry Right fielder, Outfielder

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Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

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Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

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Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder First baseman

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Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder Left fielder

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Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

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Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

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Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

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Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

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Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder Center fielder

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Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder Center fielder

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Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

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Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tim Salmon Right fielder

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Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

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Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

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Juan González is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Juan González Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sammy Sosa Right fielder

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Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

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Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rusty Staub Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Jesse Barfield Right fielder

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Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Magglio Ordóñez Right fielder

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Jose Bautista is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time

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Shawn Green is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Shawn Green Right fielder

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Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Giancarlo Stanton Right fielder

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Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder Outfielder

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Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Thompson Right fielder, Outfielder

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Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder Infielder

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Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ross Youngs Right fielder, Outfielder