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
848 195
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
506 160
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
462 66
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Shoeless Joe Jackson Outfielder

4
410 137
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

5
691 418
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

6
344 93
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Paul Waner Right fielder, Outfielder

7
316 82
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Sam Crawford Right fielder, Outfielder

8
522 408
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

9
283 77
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Harry Heilmann Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

10
288 83
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Enos Slaughter Right fielder

11
349 217
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pete Rose Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

12
310 299
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Frank Robinson Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
328 305
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Gwynn Right fielder, Outfielder

14
231 71
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

15
181 37
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Chuck Klein Right fielder, Outfielder

16
171 36
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Willie Keeler Right fielder, Outfielder

17
234 269
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

18
215 103
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

19
343 341
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

20
113 31
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

21
162 180
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

22
123 129
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

23
132 145
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dwight Evans Right fielder

24
114 92
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
82 21
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

26
115 125
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
73 34
Kiki Cuyler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kiki Cuyler Right fielder, Outfielder

28
62 23
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Hank Bauer Right fielder

29
71 81
Tony Oliva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Tony Oliva Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

30
73 79
Bobby Murcer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Murcer Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

31
87 125
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

32
69 77
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
73 89
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
58 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
36 23
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sam Thompson Right fielder, Outfielder

36
63 65
Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Gary Sheffield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

37
55 56
Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Paul O'Neill Right fielder, Outfielder

38
45 79
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Reggie Smith Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

39
66 91
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

40
38 27
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

41
48 50
Kirk Gibson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Kirk Gibson Manager, Outfielder

42
37 21
Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Harry Hooper Right fielder, Outfielder

43
33 40
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
20 19
Ross Youngs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Ross Youngs Right fielder, Outfielder

45
42 68
Pedro Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Pedro Guerrero Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder

46
40 39
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Felipe Alou Manager, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
43 59
Bobby Abreu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Bobby Abreu Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

48
34 59
Ken Singleton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Ken Singleton Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

49
25 22
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
34 38
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slaft added Jack Clark Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder