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The Best Current MLB First Basemen  

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Whether you're working on your fantasy baseball roster or simply staying updated with the 2020 MLB rankings, this list of the best MLB first basemen currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering first base, having quick reflexes, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current first basemen in major league baseball today?

All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner Paul Goldschmidt definitely ranks in the top 10 first basemen, along with Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto and Atlanta Braves's Freddie Freeman. Other good MLB first basemen right now include Anthony Rizzo, Cody Bellinger, Jose Abreu, and Brandon Belt. 

Vote for who you think are the best MLB first basemen currently playing in the league today, and feel free to add any players who are missing from the list. 

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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers
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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Josh Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates
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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Matt Olson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Matt Olson Oakland Athletics
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Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Texas Rangers
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Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians
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Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies
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Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox
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Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies
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Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Francisco Giants
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Yuli Gurriel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Houston Astros
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Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Trey Mancini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Trey Mancini Baltimore Orioles
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Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
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Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays
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Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies
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Jose Martinez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Martinez St. Louis Cardinals
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Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres