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.
list ordered by
1
1,293 238
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
805 150
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder
3
805 302
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
4
696 233
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
5
616 166
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
6
975 611
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
7
593 149
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
8
559 135
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman
9
769 582
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
10
614 299
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder
11
537 143
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
12
479 133
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
13
434 429
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
14
341 79
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
15
329 73
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
16
430 444
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
17
354 178
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
18
314 392
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
19
441 482
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
20
236 75
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
21
213 240
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
22
162 58
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
23
174 185
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
24
172 200
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
25
147 169
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder