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Who is the best MLB first baseman of the 2014 season? This list includes starters and backup first basemen teams in both the American and National League teams. First baseman are involved in a high number of plays throughout the game. They are responsible for digging out bad throws at first and getting routine outs at first base. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league first basemen of 2014.

Major League Baseball is America’s pastime and from its pastoral beginnings, through to its professional urban setting today, it has always captured the imaginations and hearts of fans. Baseball is a game many Americans played as a kid, and for that reason it always holds a special place in the American zeitgeist. Opening day each spring is something many baseball fans count down to all year long.

The best first basemen of 2014 on this list include players such as Adrian Gonzalez, Justin Smoak, Billy Butler, and Paul Goldschmidt. The best first basemen in Major League Baseball are all talented with the glove and with the bat. Through 162 games these best first basemen will help their teams jockey for post-season position.

Vote up the best first baseman of the 2014 Major League season or add the first baseman you think is the best in 2014 if he isn't already on the list.

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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
surag added Miguel Cabrera Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman - "Detroit Tigers"

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21 9
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Albert Pujols First baseman - Los Angeles Angels

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21 11
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Paul Goldschmidt First baseman - Arizona Diamondbacks

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22 12
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Freddie Freeman First baseman - Atlanta Braves

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17 8
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Joe Mauer Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman - Minnesota Twins

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19 11
Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Adrian Gonzalez Right fielder, First baseman - LA Dodgers

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15 8
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Buster Posey Catcher, First baseman - SF Giants

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18 11
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Edwin Encarnacion Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman - Toronto Blue Jays

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20 13
Prince Fielder is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Prince Fielder First baseman - Texas Rangers

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15 9
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

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17 11
David Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
David Ortiz Designated hitter, First baseman - Boston Red Sox

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13 9
James Loney is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
James Loney First baseman - Tampa Bay Rays

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12 8
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Anthony Rizzo First baseman - Chicago Cubs

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14 11
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Chris Davis First baseman - Baltimore Orioles

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13 10
Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Justin Morneau First baseman - Colorado Rockies

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12 9
Adam LaRoche is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Adam LaRoche First baseman - Washington Nationals

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11 8
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Mike Napoli Catcher, First baseman - Boston Red Sox

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10 8
Mark Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Mark Teixeira First baseman - NY Yankees

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10 8
Brandon Moss is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Brandon Moss Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder - Oakland Athletics

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9 7
Ryan Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Ryan Howard First baseman - PHiladelphia Phillies

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10 9
Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Adam Dunn Designated hitter, Outfielder, First baseman - Chicago White Sox

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10 10
Allen Craig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Allen Craig Outfielder, Left fielder - St. Louis Cardinals

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8 8
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Brandon Belt Left fielder, First baseman - SF Giants

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8 8
Ike Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Ike Davis First baseman - NY Mets

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8 8
Víctor Martínez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Víctor Martínez Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman - Detroit Tigers

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10 11
Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Eric Hosmer Designated hitter, First baseman - Kansas City Royals

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8 9
Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Justin Smoak First baseman - Seattle Mariners

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7 8
Corey Hart is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Corey Hart Right fielder, First baseman - Seattle Mariners

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6 7
Adam Lind is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Adam Lind Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman - Toronto Blue Jays

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8 11
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Joey Votto First baseman - Cincinnati Reds

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6 9
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Mark Trumbo Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder - Arizona Diamondbacks

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5 8
Billy Butler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Billy Butler Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman - Kansas City Royals

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5 9
Nick Swisher is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Nick Swisher Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman - Clevland Indians

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5 10
Matt Adams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Matt Adams First baseman - St. Louis Cardinals

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5 10
Daniel Nava is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Daniel Nava Outfielder, Left fielder - Boston Red Sox

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4 9
Yonder Alonso is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Yonder Alonso Outfielder, Left fielder, Infielder - San Diego Padres

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4 9
Kendrys Morales is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Kendrys Morales Designated hitter, First baseman - Seattle Mariners

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4 10
Michael Morse is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Michael Morse Outfielder, First baseman - SF Giants

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3 11
Chris Carter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Chris Carter Outfielder, Infielder - Houston Astros

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3 12
Mitch Moreland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Mitch Moreland Right fielder, First baseman - Texas Rangers

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1 10
Jon Singleton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best MLB First Basemen of 2014
Jon Singleton First baseman - Houston Astros