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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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Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder
3
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
4
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
5
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
6
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
7
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
8
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman
9
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
10
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder
11
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
12
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
13
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
14
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
15
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
16
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
17
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
18
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
19
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
20
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
21
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
22
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
23
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
24
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
25
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder