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
964 202
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
594 182
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
556 79
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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4
496 151
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

5
430 101
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
408 89
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
372 84
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

8
732 492
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

9
368 93
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
424 232
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
541 492
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
305 80
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
234 43
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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14
221 41
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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15
322 346
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
337 350
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
250 115
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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18
242 299
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
354 379
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

20
150 35
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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21
164 187
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

22
102 23
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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23
129 133
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
137 148
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

25
118 96
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

26
115 129
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
86 36
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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28
75 25
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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29
75 81
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
76 81
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

31
89 131
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

32
43 24
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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33
71 79
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
74 92
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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35
61 55
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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36
63 68
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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37
57 58
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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38
45 80
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

39
50 51
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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40
42 22
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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41
67 98
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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42
40 30
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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43
25 20
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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44
34 44
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Chris Robinson added Right fielder, Outfielder

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
44 60
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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47
40 40
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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48
34 60
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

49
25 23
Jim Northrup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
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50
34 39
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