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
407 83
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
607 423
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

3
354 30
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
389 43
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
342 249
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
300 98
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
330 87
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

8
303 29
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

9
354 135
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

10
292 34
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

11
271 59
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

12
306 179
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

13
244 69
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

14
276 34
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
284 392
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
348 440
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

17
155 21
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

18
169 329
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

19
71 8
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

20
94 219
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

21
165 254
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
202 276
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
274 320
Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
wiabux added Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

24
75 172
José Guillén is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
88 179
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder