baseball 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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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

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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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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

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José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
José Abreu Chicago White Sox

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Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals

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Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Justin Bour Miami Marlins

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Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Wil Myers San Diego Padres

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Yulieski Gourriel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yuli Gurriel Houston Astros

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Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Matt Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Adrian Gonzalez Los Angeles Dodgers

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Carlos Santana Cleveland Indians

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

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Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Justin Smoak Toronto Blue Jays

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Eric Thames is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?

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Lucas Duda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Lucas Duda New York Mets

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Logan Morrison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Logan Morrison Tampa Bay Rays

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Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Chris Davis Baltimore Orioles

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Mitch Moreland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mitch Moreland Boston Red Sox

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Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Brandon Belt San Francisco Giants

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Tommy Joseph is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Tommy Joseph Philadelphia Phillies

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Mark Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mark Reynolds Colorado Rockies

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Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mike Napoli Texas Rangers

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Danny Valencia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Danny Valencia Seattle Mariners

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Yonder Alonso is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yonder Alonso Oakland Athletics