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
1,175 217
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
743 241
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
723 110
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder

4
631 189
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

5
561 130
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
538 115
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
887 568
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

8
501 110
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

9
487 115
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
547 266
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
676 556
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
428 107
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
318 59
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

14
305 56
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

15
384 409
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
390 420
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
327 149
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
287 361
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
219 55
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

20
401 459
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
157 40
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
191 229
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

23
159 189
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

24
116 39
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder

25
151 175
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder