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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

 

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