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.

1
671 190
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
406 139
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
662 297
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

4
501 258
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

5
310 61
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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6
306 125
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

7
222 82
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

8
295 219
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

9
315 241
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

10
184 76
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

11
279 196
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
182 78
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

13
163 73
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

14
329 257
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
225 227
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
163 64
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
164 95
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
101 36
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

19
93 32
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

20
156 161
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
106 84
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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22
130 135
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

23
118 120
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
115 118
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
65 28
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
55 32
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

27
69 79
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

28
43 22
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
42 20
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

30
86 117
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

31
67 78
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

32
67 76
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rusty Staub Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

33
70 86
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
54 55
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

35
61 65
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

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36
53 56
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

37
35 26
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

38
48 49
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

39
63 83
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

40
24 22
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 77
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 20
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Harry Hooper Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
32 38
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

44
25 22
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 39
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 67
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

47
30 41
Juan González is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Juan González Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
14 18
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ross Youngs Right fielder, Outfielder

49
32 38
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

50
42 59
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder