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
556 95
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
501 40
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

3
537 53
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

4
421 307
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

5
646 566
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

6
402 132
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
440 110
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

8
424 198
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

9
463 159
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

10
375 80
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

11
421 48
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

12
410 48
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

13
228 27
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

14
310 85
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
312 450
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
347 39
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

17
365 507
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

18
138 15
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

19
177 394
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

20
95 197
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

21
98 260
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
215 307
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
175 288
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
78 190
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
284 342
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder