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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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411 60
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

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2
181 71
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
243 103
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

4
124 63
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Kaline Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

5
129 68
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jesse Barfield Right fielder

6
181 62
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Bo Jackson Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
117 40
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Willie Mays Center fielder

8
112 46
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Dwight Evans Right fielder

9
115 55
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
106 44
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

11
71 51
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ellis Valentine Right fielder, Outfielder

12
99 43
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

13
27 2
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Wilson added Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

14
87 38
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

15
91 36
Rick Ankiel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
based_brady added Rick Ankiel Outfielder, Center fielder, Starting pitcher

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16
68 50
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Carl Furillo Right fielder, Outfielder

17
52 48
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

18
43 16
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Carl Yastrzemski Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

19
45 16
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Larry Walker Right fielder, Outfielder

20
13 1
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Johnny Bench Catcher

21
14 1
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Yadier Molina Catcher

22
51 58
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
José Guillén Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

23
50 30
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jeff Francoeur Right fielder, Outfielder

24
87 75
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Yasiel Puig Right fielder

25
48 40
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

26
34 45
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

27
28 16
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

28
26 12
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

29
29 18
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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30
19 11
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Roger Maris Right fielder, Outfielder

31
34 37
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
César Gerónimo Outfielder, Center fielder

32
63 37
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33
32 12
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

34
28 25
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Reggie Smith Right fielder, Center fielder

35
6 2
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Mike Schmidt Third baseman

36
4 1
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Brooks Robinson Third baseman

37
3 1
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

38
35 18
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Yoenis Céspedes Outfielder, Center fielder

39
3 1
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

40
9 5
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

41
15 14
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

42
39 30
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Jay Buhner Right fielder, Outfielder

43
11 8
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

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44
2 3
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Thurman Munson Catcher

45
1 2
Roberto Alomar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Roberto Alomar Second baseman

46
3 2
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Carlton Fisk Catcher

47
2 1
Roy Campanella is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Roy Campanella Catcher

48
9 12
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

49
3 3
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Bob Boone Manager, Catcher

50
10 1
Iván Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Ivan Rodriguez Catcher