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
1,086 207
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
679 215
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
574 169
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

4
652 98
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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5
505 116
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
479 104
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
822 538
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

8
443 101
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

9
435 105
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
623 526
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

11
495 252
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
375 97
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
288 51
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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14
273 48
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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15
363 384
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
375 391
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
302 131
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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18
269 337
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
193 46
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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20
381 429
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
139 32
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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22
182 212
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

23
150 173
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

24
142 158
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
131 150
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

26
137 120
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
97 32
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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28
111 47
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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29
88 92
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
61 28
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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31
98 139
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

32
80 93
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

33
73 64
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

34
77 103
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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35
75 92
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

36
50 86
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

37
68 76
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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38
63 63
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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39
48 35
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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40
54 57
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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41
48 26
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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42
31 25
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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43
42 50
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

44
73 113
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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45
49 72
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

46
40 63
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
43 42
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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48
31 28
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

49
41 46
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50
45 67
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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