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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.

1
588 182
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
640 242
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

3
479 200
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

4
344 119
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
261 105
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

6
238 53
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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7
281 167
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

8
301 192
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

9
169 74
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

10
321 218
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

11
256 170
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
217 185
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

13
144 69
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

14
145 71
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
123 67
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

16
125 57
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

17
137 80
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

18
151 142
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

19
82 30
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

20
76 25
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

21
111 101
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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22
100 78
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

23
112 113
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
123 129
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

25
60 24
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
41 16
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

27
42 19
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

28
49 28
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
67 76
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
67 72
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rusty Staub Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

31
83 113
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

32
65 75
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
69 82
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Darryl Strawberry Right fielder, Outfielder

34
59 61
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

35
52 54
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

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36
34 25
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

37
62 80
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

38
47 48
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

39
51 55
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

40
23 21
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Thompson Right fielder, Outfielder

41
45 76
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

42
31 37
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
29 20
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Harry Hooper Right fielder, Outfielder

44
25 21
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Jim Northrup Outfielder, Center fielder

45
39 38
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

46
42 66
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

47
32 37
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
42 58
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

49
13 17
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ross Youngs Right fielder, Outfielder

50
28 39
Juan González is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Juan González Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder