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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
485 161
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
590 177
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

3
424 141
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

4
258 97
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
246 112
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
271 128
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

7
197 88
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

8
159 38
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
292 158
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
195 132
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
215 130
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
114 64
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

13
135 90
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

14
104 43
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
91 50
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
81 45
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
87 60
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

18
91 60
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

19
108 94
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

20
101 86
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
75 57
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

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22
75 47
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
44 20
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

24
47 26
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

25
41 18
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

26
61 58
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
49 33
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

28
62 62
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Darryl Strawberry Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
54 46
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
75 94
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

31
26 12
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

32
57 62
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

33
32 21
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

34
24 12
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

35
55 61
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
42 40
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

37
22 13
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Jim Northrup Outfielder, Center fielder

38
46 49
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

39
24 14
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Harry Hooper Right fielder, Outfielder

40
56 71
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

41
29 31
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

42
26 21
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
18 16
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Thompson Right fielder, Outfielder

44
35 32
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

45
43 69
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

46
42 49
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
30 31
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
30 15
Johnny Callison is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Johnny Callison Right fielder

49
28 32
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Tim Salmon Right fielder

50
20 22
David Justice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added David Justice Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder