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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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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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 4 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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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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Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 7 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) 8 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Cody Bellinger

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Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Wil Myers San Diego Padres

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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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Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Matt Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals

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Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

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Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Eric Hosmer Kansas City Royals

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Kendrys Morales is listed (or ranked) 15 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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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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Ian Desmond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Ian Desmond

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José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
José Abreu Chicago White Sox

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Mitch Moreland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mitch Moreland Boston Red Sox

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Adrian Gonzalez Los Angeles Dodgers

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Ryon Healy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Ryon Healy

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Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Justin Smoak Toronto Blue Jays

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Yulieski Gourriel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yuli Gurriel Houston Astros

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Lucas Duda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Lucas Duda New York Mets

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Carlos Santana Cleveland Indians

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Greg Bird is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Greg Bird

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Josh Bell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Josh Bell

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Mark Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mark Reynolds Colorado Rockies

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Brandon Moss is listed (or ranked) 29 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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C. J. Cron is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added C. J. Cron

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Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Chris Davis Baltimore Orioles

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Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 32 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) 33 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Tommy Joseph Philadelphia Phillies

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Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Mike Napoli Texas Rangers

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Logan Morrison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Logan Morrison Tampa Bay Rays

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Danny Valencia is listed (or ranked) 36 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) 37 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Yonder Alonso Oakland Athletics

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Chris Carter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
TRENT13 added Chris Carter Boston Red Sox