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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
414 64
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Roberto Clemente Right fielder

2
186 74
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
247 105
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
125 65
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 70
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jesse Barfield Right fielder

6
185 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
119 41
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Willie Mays Center fielder

8
116 47
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Dwight Evans Right fielder

9
120 57
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
30 2
Andre Dawson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Al Wilson added Andre Dawson Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

11
110 45
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Mickey Mantle Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

12
102 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
72 52
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Ellis Valentine Right fielder, Outfielder

14
89 39
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

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

15
92 37
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

16
68 51
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Carl Furillo Right fielder, Outfielder

17
52 49
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tris Speaker Outfielder, Center fielder

18
43 17
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
46 17
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
91 76
Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
gamedemon24 added Yasiel Puig Right fielder

21
52 59
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
José Guillén Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

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22
52 31
Jeff Francoeur is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Jeff Francoeur Right fielder, Outfielder

23
49 41
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Joe DiMaggio Center fielder

24
34 46
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Bob Meusel Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
14 2
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Johnny Bench Catcher

26
28 17
Hank Aaron is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Hank Aaron Right fielder, Outfielder

27
29 19
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Babe Ruth Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

28
26 13
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

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

29
15 2
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Yadier Molina Catcher

30
19 12
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
35 38
César Gerónimo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
César Gerónimo Outfielder, Center fielder

32
13 1
Iván Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Ivan Rodriguez Catcher

33
64 38
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34
33 13
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Rocky Colavito Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

35
28 26
Reggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Reggie Smith Right fielder, Center fielder

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36
6 3
Mike Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Mike Schmidt Third baseman

37
5 2
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Brooks Robinson Third baseman

38
4 1
Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Cal Ripken, Jr. Shortstop, Third baseman

39
10 5
Lou Brock is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Tom Derr added Lou Brock Outfielder, Left fielder

40
37 19
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
MacSa added Yoenis Céspedes Outfielder, Center fielder

41
40 31
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
jschro1861 added Jay Buhner Right fielder, Outfielder

42
3 2
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Yogi Berra Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

43
15 15
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Ty Cobb Outfielder, Center fielder

44
11 9
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Mel Ott Right fielder, Outfielder

45
2 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
4 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 4
Thurman Munson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Thurman Munson Catcher

48
2 2
Roy Campanella is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
TRENT13 added Roy Campanella Catcher

49
10 14
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Sammy Sosa Right fielder

50
31 43
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder