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
569 316
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

2
294 69
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

3
243 23
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
278 34
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
282 211
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
224 78
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
211 15
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

8
248 70
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

9
204 36
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

10
202 24
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

11
277 118
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

12
334 365
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

13
268 325
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

14
207 27
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
228 169
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

16
175 62
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

17
93 17
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
163 280
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

19
260 275
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
91 175
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

21
156 211
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
188 229
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
71 131
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

24
85 141
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

25
86 78
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

26
123 156
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Right fielder

27
119 128
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

28
142 157
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

29
75 73
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

30
63 43
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
126 142
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
48 32
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Center fielder

33
46 55
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

34
35 26
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

35
57 58
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

36
44 48
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Outfielder, Center fielder

37
30 22
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Outfielder, Left fielder

38
65 42
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Center fielder

39
36 38
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Right fielder, Center fielder

40
43 48
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

41
30 8
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

42
81 49
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43
22 4
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

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

45
21 8
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

46
46 40
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Right fielder, Outfielder

47
16 26
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder

48
28 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
17 5
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

50
18 33
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Left fielder