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

list ordered by

1
365 78
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
593 384
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

3
313 27
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
348 40
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

5
270 90
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

6
315 237
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

7
299 80
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

8
272 23
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

9
332 127
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

10
266 30
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

11
248 52
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

12
279 175
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

13
227 65
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

14
258 34
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

15
342 423
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

16
278 377
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

17
137 20
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
165 317
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

19
53 6
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

20
269 309
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

21
92 209
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
196 264
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
161 245
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
74 164
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
87 172
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

26
153 180
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

27
126 181
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Right fielder

28
93 98
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

29
73 51
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Wilson added Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

30
79 84
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

31
124 150
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

32
132 158
Rick Ankiel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
based_brady added Outfielder, Center fielder, Starting pitcher

33
56 41
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Center fielder

34
71 69
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

35
24 10
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

36
47 66
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

37
40 36
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

38
47 53
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

39
48 55
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Outfielder, Center fielder

40
39 11
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

41
34 30
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Outfielder, Left fielder

42
38 46
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Right fielder, Center fielder

43
67 48
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Center fielder

44
84 52
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stfromthev added Raul Mondesi

45
26 9
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

46
17 31
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder

47
31 17
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

48
22 6
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

49
47 43
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Right fielder, Outfielder

50
19 36
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Left fielder