Baseball List of Famous Baseball First Basemen

Reference
14.7k views 1,295 items

List of the most famous first basemans, with pictures of the players when available. This list of greatest first basemans is listed by popularity, so the most recognizable first basemans are at the top of the list. People often debate over who the best first baseman of all time is, so use this list to see who you might want to put in the running for that title. The historic first basemans below may be currently active, while others have long retired from the game. Some of these players may be utility players, meaning they didn't always play first baseman during their time in the MLB.

This list is made up of a variety of items, including Albert Pujols and Miguel Cabrera.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best first basemans of all time?" and "Who are the greatest MLB first basemans?"

1
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

2
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

3
Prince Fielder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

4
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Outfielder, Catcher, First baseman

5
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Manager, Outfielder, Infielder

6
Mark McGwire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

7
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

8
Keith Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

9
Stan Musial is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

10
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

11
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Catcher, First baseman

12
Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

13
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

14
Frank Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, First baseman

15
Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Outfielder, First baseman, Center fielder

16
Mark Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

17
Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Right fielder, First baseman

18
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, First baseman

19
Paul Konerko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Infielder, First baseman

20
Fred McGriff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

21
Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

22
Eddie Murray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, First baseman

23
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

24
Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Manager, First baseman

26
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

27
John Olerud is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

28
Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman, Shortstop

29
Jeff Bagwell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

30
Todd Helton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

31
Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Left fielder, Infielder, First baseman

32
Jason Giambi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, First baseman

33
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman, Center fielder

34
Ryan Howard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

35
Willie McCovey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

36
Lance Berkman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

37
Willie Stargell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Outfielder, Left fielder, First baseman

38
Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

39
Pablo Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman, Third baseman

40
Johnny Mize is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

41
Dick Allen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Infielder, First baseman, Third baseman

42
Adam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, Outfielder, First baseman

43
Harmon Killebrew is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, Left fielder, First baseman

44
Hank Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Outfielder, First baseman

45
Nick Swisher is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

46
Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

47
Mo Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

48
Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman

49
Harry Heilmann is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman

50
Norm Cash is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Baseball First Basemen
First baseman