Top 10 Baseball Outfielders of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Willie Mays

How is he not #1! He was the best player ever in the MLB!

Definitely the best outfielder. Arguably the best of any position. - 5ToolPlayers

2 Babe Ruth Babe Ruth George Herman Ruth Jr., better known as Babe Ruth, was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.

Obviously a great hitter against pitchers that probably did not have the repertoire of modern pictures. Also, with Babe's girth, he could not be a match for great defensive players who were also great offensive players such as Tris Speaker, Mantle Aaron, Mays or Ty Cobb

Virtually every baseball expert & historian lists Babe Ruth as the greatest outfielder of all time. When collectively looking at his all time offensive stats he is far superior. There is no doubt that “the Sultan of Swat” is the number 1 outfielder who also was an outstanding athlete.

3 Barry Bonds Barry Bonds

Because of his highly suspect hitting ---particularly home run ---records over the last several years of his career, to go along with generally surly and narcissistic attitude towards the fans (even in Pittsburgh during his early years as a pirate, as I and many others experienced first hand...), barry bonds does not really belong on this list. He had tons of talent, no doubt, but it has to be about more than raw talent!

He can hit and terrific fielder

4 Ted Williams

Another great hitter, but an average fielder with somewhat limited speed

He could hit like no other

Not a great outfielder. Not a great fielder. A great hitter. Would have been a DH if that was a real position. - 5ToolPlayers

5 Ty Cobb

Greatest player of all time

6 Hank Aaron

He was really fun to watch am I right

7 Roberto Clemente

Clemente or Mays if the game rewarded ALL tools! Change the name to home trots from home runs as a tribute to Clemente's line drives to ALL fields and incomparable throwing arm!

By way of comparison of no. 10 Mr. Clemente with your no. 3 Mr. Bonds ---and what a contrast! ---after a Pirates-Milwaukee Braves game at Forbes Field in 1965, Roberto took the time, maybe 10 minutes I would guess, to walk with my brother and me talking baseball (we were both in Little League),even trying on our ballgloves which we had taken to the game in hopes of catching a foul ball!

The business/marketing of baseball relies on the Caucasian dollar$ do you think the 'face of baseball' is gonna' be from Puerto Rico? Movies like Field of Dreams, The Natural etc. are examples of cherished viewing...didn't see anything resembling Roberto.

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8 Stan Musial
9 Joe Dimaggio

Joe was fast and cover the field well

10 Ken Griffey Jr.

How is 630 homers and amazing outfield play not make him a top 10

The Contenders

11 Andrew McCutchen Andrew McCutchen Andrew Stefan McCutchen, nicknamed "Cutch" is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball.

You must be kidding - Yes A good current player, but no where near the top ten

12 Mike Trout Mike Trout Michael Nelson "Mike" Trout, nicknamed The Millville Meteor, is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball.
13 Giancarlo Stanton Giancarlo Stanton
14 Alex Gordon Alex Gordon Alexander Jonathan Gordon is an American professional baseball left fielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball.
15 Mickey Mantle

He could throw hit and catch

When he was able to play... - 5ToolPlayers

16 Carlos Gomez Carlos Gomez
17 Tris Speaker

Now here's a guy who should be in the top five. - 5ToolPlayers

A 5 tool player

18 Yoenis Cespedes

Muffed a play in Game 1 of the World Series that turned into an inside the park homer, did not make up for it with his bat. - 5ToolPlayers

19 Jose Bautista Jose Bautista
20 Bryce Harper
21 Adam Jones Adam Jones Adam Thomas Jones (born January 15, 1965) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, best known for his position as the guitarist for Tool.
22 Manny Ramirez
23 Ichiro Suzuki Ichiro Suzuki

There was nothing this man couldn't do on a baseball field.

24 Yasiel Puig
25 Andruw Jones

I have a jersy

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1. Barry Bonds
2. Babe Ruth
3. Ted Williams
1. Babe Ruth
2. Ted Williams
3. Barry Bonds
1. Andrew McCutchen
2. Mike Trout
3. Giancarlo Stanton


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