Baseball 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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1
1,049 206
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
653 206
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
629 89
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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4
559 162
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

5
495 109
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
474 96
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
437 92
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

8
767 535
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

9
423 102
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
479 246
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
589 524
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
364 89
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
282 48
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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14
268 44
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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15
341 381
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
289 126
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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17
355 386
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

18
254 332
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
189 41
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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20
365 424
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
134 28
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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22
170 207
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

23
142 165
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

24
135 151
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
108 42
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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26
127 113
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
94 29
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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28
119 145
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

29
58 24
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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30
80 89
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

31
78 87
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

32
92 137
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

33
72 85
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
65 61
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

35
75 99
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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36
64 71
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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37
59 58
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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38
47 83
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

39
30 20
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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40
47 22
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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41
51 51
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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42
70 105
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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43
43 32
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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44
37 45
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

45
45 68
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

46
36 60
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
44 61
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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48
36 40
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49
40 40
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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50
26 23
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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