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.
list ordered by

1
1,140 212
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
717 230
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
608 178
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

4
695 104
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder

5
537 125
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
513 111
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
477 105
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

8
856 558
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

9
466 109
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
521 261
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
649 547
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
405 101
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
306 53
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

14
291 52
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

15
372 400
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
381 407
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
315 140
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
275 351
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
206 51
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

20
389 444
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
149 33
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

22
185 218
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

23
154 178
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

24
146 163
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
132 154
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder