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
978 202
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
605 184
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
569 80
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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4
509 151
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

5
440 102
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
418 90
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
382 85
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

8
736 499
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

9
377 95
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
434 235
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
548 499
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
315 81
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
243 44
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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14
230 41
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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15
325 352
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
341 355
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
259 116
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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18
243 303
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
355 386
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

20
156 36
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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21
164 190
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

22
105 24
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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23
138 150
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

24
129 136
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
119 98
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

26
116 131
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
89 37
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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28
78 26
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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29
77 82
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
77 81
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

31
46 24
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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32
89 132
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

33
71 80
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
74 94
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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35
61 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
57 58
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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38
45 80
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

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
43 22
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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41
41 30
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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42
26 20
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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43
67 99
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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44
34 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
43 68
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

46
44 60
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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47
34 60
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
40 40
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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49
25 23
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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50
34 40
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