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
303 69
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
572 325
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

3
252 23
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
287 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
232 78
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

6
286 212
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

7
216 15
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

8
252 71
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

9
211 36
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

10
210 24
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

11
284 118
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

12
334 374
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

13
215 27
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

14
269 332
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

15
183 62
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

16
230 172
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

17
100 17
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
163 286
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

19
156 215
Dave Parker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

20
91 181
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

21
261 281
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

22
188 235
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
71 135
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

24
85 145
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

25
86 80
Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

26
123 158
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Right fielder

27
119 131
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
142 161
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 74
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

30
63 44
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
126 146
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 33
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 56
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

34
36 27
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

35
59 62
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

36
45 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 23
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Outfielder, Left fielder

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

39
43 49
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

40
65 43
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Outfielder, Center fielder

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
25 4
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

44
10 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
16 26
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder

47
46 40
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Right fielder, Outfielder

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
18 33
Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Left fielder

50
17 5
Carlton Fisk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher