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
479 86
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
622 492
Roberto Clemente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

3
425 32
Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Center fielder

4
461 47
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
372 286
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
341 121
Bob Meusel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder

7
380 102
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Center fielder

8
352 191
Dwight Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
JuanGarcia added Right fielder

9
398 151
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

10
351 43
Brooks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Third baseman

11
313 72
Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
RobLein added Right fielder, Outfielder

12
337 45
Johnny Bench is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Catcher

13
276 77
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
189 25
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

15
299 419
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

16
309 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
359 470
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

18
170 360
Jesse Barfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder

19
102 11
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Manager, Outfielder, Catcher

20
169 270
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
96 242
Ellis Valentine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder

22
209 296
Willie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
SteveFrediani added Center fielder

23
279 336
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
47 14
Sam Rice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
slaft added Right fielder, Outfielder

25
92 192
Carl Furillo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder