Baseball The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time  

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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
560 270
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

2
247 65
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

3
263 187
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

4
194 22
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

5
228 33
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

6
189 69
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
165 15
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

8
206 68
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

9
164 34
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

10
333 321
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

11
265 286
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

12
161 24
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

13
238 115
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

14
148 50
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

15
165 27
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
204 159
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

17
162 250
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

18
65 15
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

19
258 246
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

20
156 189
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
91 149
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
186 207
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
85 122
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

24
71 112
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
83 67
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

26
119 118
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

27
141 146
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

28
122 146
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Right fielder

29
75 72
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

30
62 42
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Wilson added Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

31
126 132
Rick Ankiel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
based_brady added Outfielder, Center fielder, Starting pitcher

32
47 30
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Center fielder

33
57 50
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

34
46 53
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

35
34 25
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

36
30 19
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Outfielder, Left fielder

37
65 42
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Center fielder

38
30 7
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

39
35 35
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Right fielder, Center fielder

40
81 49
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41
44 48
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Outfielder, Center fielder

42
43 48
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

43
21 4
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

44
7 9
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

45
20 8
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

46
46 39
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Right fielder, Outfielder

47
16 25
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder

48
27 17
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

49
16 5
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

50
18 32
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Left fielder