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
548 200
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

2
177 60
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

3
236 142
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

4
157 29
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
124 19
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

6
325 254
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

7
262 218
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

8
100 11
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

9
121 66
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

10
138 64
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

11
100 30
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

12
177 110
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

13
93 22
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

14
102 22
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
252 187
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
157 192
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

17
159 143
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

18
182 155
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

19
91 48
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

20
152 145
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
88 111
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
124 100
Rick Ankiel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
based_brady added Outfielder, Center fielder, Starting pitcher

23
116 96
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
137 119
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
82 97
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

26
69 92
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

27
122 124
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Right fielder

28
66 53
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

29
72 60
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

30
60 39
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
52 40
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

32
28 13
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

33
64 38
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Center fielder

34
29 18
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

35
38 27
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added First baseman, Center fielder

36
23 12
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Outfielder, Left fielder

37
45 49
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

38
79 48
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39
22 6
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

40
34 34
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Right fielder, Center fielder

41
15 3
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

42
42 48
Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Outfielder, Center fielder

43
40 47
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

44
17 7
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman

45
45 37
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Right fielder, Outfielder

46
27 16
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

47
15 4
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

48
16 22
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder

49
5 9
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

50
19 14
Ken Griffey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder