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
1,127 211
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

2
704 229
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
598 177
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

4
684 103
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Outfielder

5
529 122
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

6
504 110
Sam Crawford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

7
468 104
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

8
847 555
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

9
461 107
Enos Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

10
516 258
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

11
643 542
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

12
399 99
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
302 52
Chuck Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

14
287 51
Willie Keeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

15
370 396
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
381 402
Tony Gwynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

17
312 138
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
273 347
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
203 49
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

20
388 440
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

21
148 32
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
184 217
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

23
145 161
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
152 177
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Right fielder

25
132 153
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder