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
593 96
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
650 604
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

3
538 40
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
574 53
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
423 344
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
420 140
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
460 112
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

8
398 81
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

9
446 200
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

10
486 161
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

11
451 48
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

12
440 48
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

13
248 28
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

14
323 88
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
365 40
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
314 472
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

17
366 530
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

18
162 16
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

19
178 412
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

20
215 320
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

21
177 302
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

22
143 207
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Right fielder

23
167 208
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

24
136 166
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

25
61 17
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder