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
464 86
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
618 478
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

3
410 31
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
446 45
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
364 284
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
331 119
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
367 102
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

8
342 190
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

9
387 149
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

10
341 43
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

11
305 72
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

12
327 45
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

13
269 76
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
182 24
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

15
297 412
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
301 38
Rocky Colavito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JohnRedfield added Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

17
356 463
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

18
170 353
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

19
95 9
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

20
207 291
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

21
167 268
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
96 239
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

23
279 333
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
91 191
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

25
44 14
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder