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List Rules Please vote up the Major League baseball players based only on their throwing arms.

This list of the greatest throwing arms of all time includes some legendary MLB players known for being true flamethrowers from the outfield. These baseball players might be way out in the outfield, but they get (or got) a ton of attention for making some incredibly exciting defensive plays, via assists. Which Major League Baseball players do you think had the best throwing arms ever?

Vote, and be sure to re-rank this list your way, too.MLB players with the greatest throwing arms ever had cannons, keeping runners who were thinking about stealing bases in place, because they knew the chances they'd get thrown out were very, very high. The ballplayers listed here are without a doubt some of the best baseball players ever. Every single one of them racked up incredible assist numbers, combining sheer strength with athleticism and accuracy. If baseball's your thing, you'll definitely want to check out these lists of the greatest first, second and third basemen of all time

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1
466 78
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

2
225 91
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

3
282 125
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

4
148 76
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

5
216 72
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Bo Jackson Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

6
143 82
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jesse Barfield Right fielder

7
147 49
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Willie Mays Center fielder

8
134 55
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Dwight Evans Right fielder

9
132 62
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Dave Parker Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

10
82 57
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ellis Valentine Right fielder, Outfielder

11
121 53
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

12
116 50
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
49 6
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Wilson added Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

14
98 44
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
108 43
Rick Ankiel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
based_brady added Rick Ankiel Outfielder, Center fielder, Starting pitcher

16
59 52
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

17
72 55
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Carl Furillo Right fielder, Outfielder

18
56 20
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

19
29 5
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Johnny Bench Catcher

20
49 21
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

21
64 33
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jeff Francoeur Right fielder, Outfielder

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22
62 62
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
José Guillén Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

23
104 79
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Yasiel Puig Right fielder

24
55 43
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

25
35 19
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

26
36 48
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

27
34 21
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

28
22 6
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Yadier Molina Catcher

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
30 15
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Jim Edmonds First baseman, Center fielder

30
25 14
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

31
23 3
Iván Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Ivan Rodriguez Catcher

32
51 22
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Yoenis Céspedes Outfielder, Center fielder

33
72 39
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34
39 40
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
César Gerónimo Outfielder, Center fielder

35
11 4
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Brooks Robinson Third baseman

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36
11 5
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Mike Schmidt Third baseman

37
8 2
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

38
38 14
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

39
9 3
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

40
14 6
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

41
32 28
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Reggie Smith Right fielder, Center fielder

42
16 9
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
19 15
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

44
8 2
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Carlton Fisk Catcher

45
6 4
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Roberto Alomar Second baseman

46
41 32
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Jay Buhner Right fielder, Outfielder

47
3 2
Roy Campanella is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Roy Campanella Catcher

48
3 5
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Thurman Munson Catcher

49
12 2
Benito Santiago is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Benito Santiago Catcher

50
12 16
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder