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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
419 131
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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2
520 141
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

3
368 118
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

4
243 103
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

5
214 85
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
213 95
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
163 76
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

8
258 131
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

9
120 31
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Shoeless Joe Jackson Outfielder

10
173 106
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
179 110
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
119 67
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

13
76 28
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
74 29
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

15
90 57
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

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16
61 25
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
88 64
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

18
94 74
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

19
68 51
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

20
64 52
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

21
55 39
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Darryl Strawberry Right fielder, Outfielder

22
55 51
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

23
57 40
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

24
34 16
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

25
45 28
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

26
51 42
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
66 70
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

28
30 15
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

29
41 29
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

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30
34 22
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

31
48 48
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
45 47
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
28 20
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

34
25 13
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

35
21 15
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Joe Carter Right fielder, Outfielder

36
42 51
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

37
36 32
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

38
21 13
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

39
15 7
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

40
28 20
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

41
14 6
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

42
44 53
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

43
24 21
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Tim Salmon Right fielder

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44
15 9
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

45
36 19
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Giancarlo Stanton Right fielder

46
23 21
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
21 23
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
21 22
Magglio Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Magglio Ordóñez Right fielder

49
12 9
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Jim Northrup Outfielder, Center fielder

50
15 10
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Harry Hooper Right fielder, Outfielder