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
1,018 205
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
638 193
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
606 85
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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4
540 156
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

5
473 107
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
452 94
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
415 90
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

8
748 525
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

9
403 101
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
461 243
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
566 517
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
344 86
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
265 47
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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14
251 43
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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15
335 368
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
348 373
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
277 121
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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18
249 319
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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19
175 39
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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20
361 405
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
120 27
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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22
169 199
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

23
140 157
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

24
133 144
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
102 38
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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26
122 106
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
117 141
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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28
86 28
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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29
79 85
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
53 24
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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31
78 83
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

32
90 133
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

33
72 81
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
75 95
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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35
62 56
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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36
63 69
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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37
45 80
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

38
57 58
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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39
51 51
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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40
45 22
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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41
28 20
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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42
42 30
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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43
69 101
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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44
36 44
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

45
44 68
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

46
35 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 60
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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48
26 23
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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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
35 40
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