MLB Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?  

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List Rules Vote up the first basemen who can handle the pressure of being on first.

Regardless if you're constructing a fantasy roster or simply staying up-to-date on the MLB's finest, this list of the best MLB first basemen currently playing helps you narrow it down to the most important players today. The first baseman position usually gets filled by a left-handed player, who are known power hitters with reputations for hitting many home runs. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering hit ball along the foul lines, protecting first base, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current first basemen in major league baseball today?

With 11 All-Star appearances and four AL batting championships, Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera remains the best at first base right now. Other great baseball players adept at first base include Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer, Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto, and Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt. Vote for who you think are the best MLB first basemen currently playing in the league today. Make sure to also vote for the best current shortstops in the MLB. These guys deserve recognition, especially since they're holding up the legacies of the first basemen before them.

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

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Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Eric Hosmer Kansas City Royals

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Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals

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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins

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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

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Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

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José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
José Abreu Chicago White Sox

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Eric Thames is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?

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Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Justin Bour Miami Marlins

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Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Cody Bellinger

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Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Matt Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals

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Ian Desmond is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Ian Desmond

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Ryon Healy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Ryon Healy

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Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins

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Mark Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mark Reynolds Colorado Rockies

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Greg Bird is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Greg Bird

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Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Edwin Encarnacion Cincinnati Reds

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Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Wil Myers San Diego Padres

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Logan Morrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Logan Morrison Tampa Bay Rays

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Mitch Moreland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mitch Moreland Boston Red Sox

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Josh Bell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Josh Bell

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Kendrys Morales is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Kendrys Morales Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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C. J. Cron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added C. J. Cron

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Brandon Moss is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Brandon Moss Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates

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Yulieski Gourriel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yuli Gurriel Houston Astros

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Danny Valencia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Danny Valencia Seattle Mariners

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Tommy Joseph is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Tommy Joseph Philadelphia Phillies

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Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Brandon Belt San Francisco Giants

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Lucas Duda is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Lucas Duda New York Mets

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Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Justin Smoak Toronto Blue Jays

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Carlos Santana Cleveland Indians

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Adrian Gonzalez Los Angeles Dodgers

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Chris Carter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Chris Carter Boston Red Sox

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Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Chris Davis Baltimore Orioles

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Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mike Napoli Texas Rangers

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Yonder Alonso is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yonder Alonso Oakland Athletics