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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
525 172
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
611 206
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

3
446 164
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

4
292 108
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

5
227 90
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

6
262 137
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
190 45
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Shoeless Joe Jackson Outfielder

8
283 155
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

9
303 182
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

10
204 156
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

11
233 144
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
135 69
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

13
122 57
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

14
110 63
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
113 64
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

16
138 115
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

17
96 61
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

18
98 73
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
95 50
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

20
88 64
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
113 116
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

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22
104 104
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

23
54 23
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

24
58 28
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

25
53 22
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

26
64 69
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
42 24
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

28
33 14
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
34 17
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

30
62 66
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rusty Staub Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

31
64 73
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Darryl Strawberry Right fielder, Outfielder

32
61 69
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

33
50 46
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

34
77 106
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

35
54 57
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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36
44 45
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

37
48 52
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

38
27 16
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Harry Hooper Right fielder, Outfielder

39
21 18
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Thompson Right fielder, Outfielder

40
24 17
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Jim Northrup Outfielder, Center fielder

41
57 77
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

42
29 25
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
30 35
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

44
43 73
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

45
37 36
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

46
31 34
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
42 55
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
15 11
Bill Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bill Nicholson Right fielder, Outfielder

49
41 65
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

50
12 16
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ross Youngs Right fielder, Outfielder