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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?
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?
Cincinnati Reds

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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Atlanta Braves

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José Abreu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
José Abreu Chicago White Sox

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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Chicago Cubs

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Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
St. Louis Cardinals

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Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Kansas City Royals

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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Detroit Tigers

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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?
San Diego Padres

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Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Washington Nationals

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Cleveland Indians

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Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Miami Marlins

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Matt Olson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
RyanJones3 added Matt Olson

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Los Angeles Dodgers

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Eric Thames is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?

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Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Toronto Blue Jays

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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?
New York Mets

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Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Texas Rangers

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Logan Morrison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Tampa Bay Rays

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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?
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?
San Francisco Giants

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Mark Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Colorado Rockies

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Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Baltimore Orioles

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Yuli Gurriel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Houston Astros

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Tommy Joseph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Best First Baseman In Major League Baseball Right Now?
Philadelphia Phillies