TheBaseballPage.com

Top 50 Right Fielders

Top 50 Right Fielders

Ranking the Right Fielders:

Even though they rank right behind Babe Ruth in our right fielder rankings, Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson are still probably underrated. Each were blessed with the ability to hit, hit for power, run the bases, throw, and field. Though he retired as the all-time leader in homers, Aaron was a complete ballplayer. Robinson was baseball's first black manager.

Right Fielders Facts:

Roger Maris held the single-season home run record for a longer time (37 years), than did Babe Ruth (34)... Sam Crawford left the Detroit Tigers after the 1917 season to play near his home on the west coast. In four seasons in the Pacific Coast League, he hit as high as .360 and collected 239 hits in a season twice.
Most Flamboyant
Largely forgotten, Mike "King" Kelly was once one of the most famous men in America. A flashy, daring baserunner, Kelly's diamond exploits earned him the adulation of fans in the 19th century.

Right Fielder Quotes:

"He was everything a ballplayer should be. Best of all, he had a nickname. Baseball fans love nicknames, especially when they fit."

— sportswriter Terry Pluto, on Rocky Colavito

 

MVP's not in Top 50
Frank Schulte
Jeff Burroughs
Jose Canseco


Two for the Hall of Fame
Tony Oliva
Pete Rose

Best of the Unranked

Favorites and the cities that loved them

Best throwing arms

  1. Carl Furillo
  2. Dave Parker
  3. Dwight Evans
  4. Al Kaline
  5. 5. Andre Dawson
  6. Ellis Valentine
  7. Roberto Clemente
  8. Ichiro Suzuki
  9. Jesse Barfield
By The Baseball Page

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

December 21

  • 2011

    The Kansas City Royals sign lefty reliever Jose Mijares to a ...

  • 2011

    The Texas Rangers trade pitcher Ryan Kelly to the San Diego ...

  • 2011

    The Cincinnati Reds acquire players including lefty reliever ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Jason Giambi

1B, Colorado Rockies

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Nellie Fox

2B, Chicago White Sox

Read Bio
Season Profile

2008 New York Yankee

With a newer version

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Carl Lindner

 

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Jim Essian

Oakland Athletics

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Baker Bowl

Baker Bowl is the best-known

Read Bio
Tagged:
Babe Ruth, Roger Maris

Comments

Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: