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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
453 150
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
564 159
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

3
399 129
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

4
235 92
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
233 101
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

6
260 115
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

7
179 84
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

8
138 37
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Shoeless Joe Jackson Outfielder

9
278 143
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
186 119
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
197 125
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
132 76
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

13
86 38
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
90 37
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

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15
101 63
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

16
74 33
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

17
106 80
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

18
97 73
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
74 57
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

20
78 57
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

21
64 55
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

22
65 44
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

23
59 48
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
43 23
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

25
49 36
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

26
58 53
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Darryl Strawberry Right fielder, Outfielder

27
34 19
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

28
71 83
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

29
35 25
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

30
41 30
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

31
30 17
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

32
44 40
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

33
52 57
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

34
27 22
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

35
48 56
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rusty Staub Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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36
19 10
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

37
33 24
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

38
21 13
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

39
42 60
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

40
51 62
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

41
39 39
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

42
24 18
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

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43
26 25
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Tim Salmon Right fielder

44
24 23
Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Magglio Ordóñez Right fielder

45
41 23
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Giancarlo Stanton Right fielder

46
15 10
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

47
26 25
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
14 11
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Jim Northrup Outfielder, Center fielder

49
22 27
Juan González is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Juan González Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

50
30 45
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ken Singleton Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder