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
1,247 234
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
2
784 279
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
3
779 130
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder
4
676 215
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
5
603 146
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
6
580 135
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
7
542 123
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman
8
929 602
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
9
523 127
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
10
589 278
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder
11
720 572
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
12
465 116
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
13
331 66
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
14
320 63
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
15
402 424
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
16
400 437
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder
17
342 160
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
18
297 376
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
19
231 62
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder
20
415 473
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
21
198 235
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
22
160 47
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
23
163 193
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder
24
158 181
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder
25
139 165
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder