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
915 200
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
560 169
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
518 73
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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4
461 145
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

5
399 99
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
713 466
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

7
372 88
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

8
336 83
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

9
338 90
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
531 460
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

11
390 232
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
273 79
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
213 42
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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14
316 330
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

15
332 334
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

16
200 41
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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17
233 114
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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18
237 288
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
350 365
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

20
135 35
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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21
163 184
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

22
134 147
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

23
125 132
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
89 23
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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25
115 93
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

26
115 126
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
76 36
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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28
66 25
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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29
72 81
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
74 80
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

31
87 127
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

32
74 90
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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33
70 78
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
58 55
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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35
36 24
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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36
63 66
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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37
55 58
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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38
40 28
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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39
45 80
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

40
66 93
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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41
49 51
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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42
34 41
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

43
37 22
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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44
20 20
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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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
40 40
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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47
43 60
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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48
25 23
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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49
34 60
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

50
34 39
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