Who is the best MLB designated hitter of the 2014 season? The position of designated hitter is unique as it only exists in the American League, not the National League. Designated hitters need to have a strong bat as they are responsible for hitting and driving in runs, batting in place of the pitcher. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league designated hitters of 2014.
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The best MLB designated hitters of 2014 on this list include players such as Yoenis Cespedes, Albert Pujols, Alex Gordon, and Corey Hart. The best designated hitters in Major League Baseball are all supremely talented with the with the bat. Through 162 games these best designated hitters will help their teams jockey for post-season position.Vote up the best designated hitter of the 2014 Major League season or add the designated hitter you would call up if he isn't already on the list.