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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
500 83
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

2
242 98
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
165 81
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

4
301 134
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

5
235 77
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
149 88
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jesse Barfield Right fielder

7
163 53
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Willie Mays Center fielder

8
141 58
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Dwight Evans Right fielder

9
140 68
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
127 55
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

11
131 58
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
84 62
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ellis Valentine Right fielder, Outfielder

13
103 48
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
62 53
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
54 9
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Wilson added Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

16
75 56
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Carl Furillo Right fielder, Outfielder

17
111 48
Rick Ankiel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
based_brady added Rick Ankiel Outfielder, Center fielder, Starting pitcher

18
59 23
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
54 25
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

20
68 37
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jeff Francoeur Right fielder, Outfielder

21
65 66
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
José Guillén Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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22
110 85
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Yasiel Puig Right fielder

23
63 45
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

24
39 49
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
42 24
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
34 6
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Johnny Bench Catcher

27
42 25
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
33 17
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Jim Edmonds First baseman, Center fielder

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
30 17
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

30
44 15
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

31
43 44
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
César Gerónimo Outfielder, Center fielder

32
53 25
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
17 8
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

34
73 41
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35
20 11
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

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36
22 16
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

37
33 29
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Reggie Smith Right fielder, Center fielder

38
24 8
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Yadier Molina Catcher

39
17 5
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Brooks Robinson Third baseman

40
13 4
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

41
23 13
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Willie Stargell Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

42
13 5
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Mike Schmidt Third baseman

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
37 44
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

44
15 18
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

45
5 7
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Sam Rice Right fielder, Outfielder

46
10 2
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Carlton Fisk Catcher

47
41 35
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Jay Buhner Right fielder, Outfielder

48
38 48
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Kirby Puckett Outfielder, Center fielder

49
9 3
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

50
18 12
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Ken Griffey, Sr. Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder