First Baseman Rankings

200 Greatest First Basemen

  1. Lou Gehrig 1b, 1923-1939 241
  2. Cap Anson 1b, 1871-1897 215
  3. Albert Pujols 1b, 2001-2018 210
  4. Jimmie Foxx 1b, 1925-1945 204
  5. Roger Connor 1b, 1880-1897 185
  6. Dan Brouthers 1b, 1879-1904 181
  7. Jeff Bagwell 1b, 1991-2005 165
  8. Rod Carew 1b, 1967-1985 158
  9. Johnny Mize 1b, 1936-1953 144
  10. Jim Thome 1b, 1991-2012 137
  11. Miguel Cabrera 1b, 2003-2018 133
  12. Ernie Banks 1b, 1953-1971 128
  13. Willie McCovey 1b, 1959-1980 126
  14. Rafael Palmeiro 1b, 1986-2005 126
  15. Eddie Murray 1b, 1977-1997 125
  16. Mark McGwire 1b, 1986-2001 124
  17. Joey Votto 1b, 2007-2018 121
  18. Todd Helton 1b, 1997-2013 120
  19. Hank Greenberg 1b, 1930-1947 118
  20. Dick Allen 1b, 1963-1977 116
  21. Keith Hernandez 1b, 1974-1990 116
  22. Harmon Killebrew 1b, 1954-1975 113
  23. George Sisler 1b, 1915-1930 111
  24. Jake Beckley 1b, 1888-1907 111
  25. Bill Terry 1b, 1923-1936 107
  26. John Olerud 1b, 1989-2005 103
  27. Will Clark 1b, 1986-2000 103
  28. Tony Perez 1b, 1964-1986 96
  29. Mark Teixeira 1b, 2003-2016 96
  30. Fred McGriff 1b, 1986-2004 95
  31. Norm Cash 1b, 1958-1974 94
  32. Frank Chance 1b, 1898-1914 94
  33. Jason Giambi 1b, 1995-2014 94
  34. Orlando Cepeda 1b, 1958-1974 83
  35. Ed Konetchy 1b, 1907-1921 83
  36. Dolph Camilli 1b, 1933-1945 83
  37. Paul Goldschmidt 1b, 2011-2018 82
  38. Mark Grace 1b, 1988-2003 79
  39. Don Mattingly 1b, 1982-1995 78
  40. Joe Start 1b, 1871-1886 77
  41. Gil Hodges 1b, 1943-1963 76
  42. Adrian Gonzalez 1b, 2004-2018 76
  43. Carlos Delgado 1b, 1993-2009 76
  44. Jack Fournier 1b, 1912-1927 76
  45. Joe Judge 1b, 1915-1934 72
  46. Fred Tenney 1b, 1894-1911 72
  47. Boog Powell 1b, 1961-1977 68
  48. Pedro Guerrero 1b, 1978-1992 65
  49. Cecil Cooper 1b, 1971-1987 65
  50. Rudy York 1b, 1934-1948 64
  51. Kent Hrbek 1b, 1981-1994 64
  52. Dave Orr 1b, 1883-1890 63
  53. Harry Davis 1b, 1895-1917 63
  54. Jake Daubert 1b, 1910-1924 63
  55. Dave Foutz 1b, 1884-1896 62
  56. Freddie Freeman 1b, 2010-2018 62
  57. Steve Garvey 1b, 1969-1987 62
  58. Bill White 1b, 1956-1969 61
  59. Jim Bottomley 1b, 1922-1937 61
  60. Cal McVey 1b, 1871-1879 60
  61. George Scott 1b, 1966-1979 60
  62. Dan McGann 1b, 1896-1908 59
  63. Ron Fairly 1b, 1958-1978 58
  64. Derrek Lee 1b, 1997-2011 58
  65. Lu Blue 1b, 1921-1933 57
  66. Frank McCormick 1b, 1934-1948 57
  67. Mickey Vernon 1b, 1939-1960 56
  68. Henry Larkin 1b, 1884-1893 56
  69. Phil Cavarretta 1b, 1934-1955 56
  70. Ted Kluszewski 1b, 1947-1961 55
  71. Earl Torgeson 1b, 1947-1961 55
  72. Elbie Fletcher 1b, 1934-1949 55
  73. Wally Joyner 1b, 1986-2001 55
  74. Anthony Rizzo 1b, 2011-2018 54
  75. Hal Trosky 1b, 1933-1946 54
  76. Darin Erstad 1b, 1996-2009 53
  77. Andres Galarraga 1b, 1985-2004 53
  78. Joe Adcock 1b, 1950-1966 53
  79. George Burns 1b, 1914-1929 52
  80. Pete Runnels 1b, 1951-1964 51
  81. Stuffy McInnis 1b, 1909-1927 51
  82. John Reilly 1b, 1880-1891 51
  83. Mike Hargrove 1b, 1974-1985 49
  84. Bob Watson 1b, 1966-1984 48
  85. Joe Harris 1b, 1914-1928 48
  86. Mo Vaughn 1b, 1991-2003 47
  87. Ferris Fain 1b, 1947-1955 47
  88. Bill Skowron 1b, 1954-1967 46
  89. John Kruk 1b, 1986-1995 44
  90. Tommy Tucker 1b, 1887-1899 44
  91. Justin Morneau 1b, 2003-2016 43
  92. Wally Pipp 1b, 1913-1928 43
  93. Carlos Santana 1b, 2010-2018 42
  94. John Morrill 1b, 1876-1890 42
  95. George Kelly 1b, 1915-1932 42
  96. Carlos Pena 1b, 2001-2014 42
  97. Charlie Hickman 1b, 1897-1908 42
  98. John Mayberry 1b, 1968-1982 41
  99. Jack Doyle 1b, 1889-1905 41
  100. Jason Thompson 1b, 1976-1986 41
  101. Tino Martinez 1b, 1990-2005 40
  102. Ripper Collins 1b, 1931-1941 40
  103. Brandon Belt 1b, 2011-2018 40
  104. Zeke Bonura 1b, 1934-1940 40
  105. Prince Fielder 1b, 2005-2016 39
  106. Joe Cunningham 1b, 1954-1966 39
  107. Lee May 1b, 1965-1982 39
  108. Don Mincher 1b, 1960-1972 38
  109. Johnny Hopp 1b, 1939-1952 38
  110. Joe Kuhel 1b, 1930-1947 38
  111. Aubrey Huff 1b, 2000-2012 36
  112. Paul Konerko 1b, 1997-2014 36
  113. Norm Siebern 1b, 1956-1968 35
  114. Chris Chambliss 1b, 1971-1988 35
  115. Gus Suhr 1b, 1930-1940 34
  116. Alvin Davis 1b, 1984-1992 34
  117. Wes Parker 1b, 1964-1972 33
  118. Perry Werden 1b, 1884-1897 33
  119. George McQuinn 1b, 1936-1948 33
  120. Glenn Davis 1b, 1984-1993 32
  121. Hal Chase 1b, 1905-1919 31
  122. Jose Abreu 1b, 2014-2018 31
  123. Fred Luderus 1b, 1909-1920 30
  124. Jim Gentile 1b, 1957-1966 30
  125. Fred Merkle 1b, 1907-1926 29
  126. Earl Sheely 1b, 1921-1931 29
  127. Pete O'Brien 1b, 1982-1993 29
  128. Donn Clendenon 1b, 1961-1972 29
  129. Jeff Conine 1b, 1990-2007 28
  130. Gregg Jefferies 1b, 1987-2000 28
  131. Richie Sexson 1b, 1997-2008 28
  132. Chris Davis 1b, 2008-2018 28
  133. Nick Etten 1b, 1938-1947 28
  134. Daniel Murphy 1b, 2008-2018 28
  135. Dots Miller 1b, 1909-1921 28
  136. Cecil Fielder 1b, 1985-1998 28
  137. Whitey Lockman 1b, 1945-1960 28
  138. Ryan Howard 1b, 2004-2016 27
  139. Dick Hoblitzell 1b, 1908-1918 27
  140. Chick Gandil 1b, 1910-1919 27
  141. Sean Casey 1b, 1997-2008 26
  142. Eddie Robinson 1b, 1942-1957 26
  143. Dale Alexander 1b, 1929-1933 25
  144. Bruce Bochte 1b, 1974-1986 25
  145. Yan Gomes 1b, 2012-2018 25
  146. Nick Johnson 1b, 2001-2012 25
  147. Nate Colbert 1b, 1966-1976 25
  148. Vic Saier 1b, 1911-1919 25
  149. Dan Driessen 1b, 1973-1987 25
  150. Leon Durham 1b, 1980-1989 24
  151. Ed Morgan 1b, 1928-1934 24
  152. Vic Power 1b, 1954-1965 24
  153. Lew Fonseca 1b, 1921-1933 24
  154. John Jaha 1b, 1992-2001 23
  155. Randy Milligan 1b, 1987-1994 23
  156. Jake Stahl 1b, 1903-1913 23
  157. Bill Buckner 1b, 1969-1990 22
  158. Bill Phillips 1b, 1879-1888 22
  159. Mike Epstein 1b, 1966-1974 22
  160. Lyle Overbay 1b, 2001-2014 22
  161. Steve Pearce 1b, 2007-2018 22
  162. Eric Hosmer 1b, 2011-2018 22
  163. Hal Morris 1b, 1988-2000 21
  164. Frank Isbell 1b, 1898-1909 21
  165. Joe Collins 1b, 1948-1957 21
  166. Sam Leslie 1b, 1929-1938 20
  167. Tony Clark 1b, 1995-2009 20
  168. Adam LaRoche 1b, 2004-2015 20
  169. Kevin Millar 1b, 1998-2009 20
  170. Jiggs Donahue 1b, 1900-1909 20
  171. Don Hurst 1b, 1928-1934 20
  172. Wes Fisler 1b, 1871-1876 20
  173. Harvey Hendrick 1b, 1923-1934 19
  174. Ray Grimes 1b, 1920-1926 19
  175. Doug Mientkiewicz 1b, 1998-2009 19
  176. Travis Shaw 1b, 2015-2018 19
  177. Joe Hauser 1b, 1922-1929 19
  178. Adam Lind 1b, 2006-2017 18
  179. Phil Weintraub 1b, 1933-1945 18
  180. Charlie Grimm 1b, 1916-1936 18
  181. Willie Upshaw 1b, 1978-1988 18
  182. Bob Robertson 1b, 1967-1979 18
  183. Tim Jordan 1b, 1901-1910 18
  184. George Stovall 1b, 1904-1915 18
  185. Les Fleming 1b, 1939-1949 17
  186. John Milner 1b, 1971-1982 17
  187. James Loney 1b, 2006-2016 17
  188. J.T. Snow 1b, 1992-2008 17
  189. Eric Karros 1b, 1991-2004 17
  190. Babe Young 1b, 1936-1948 16
  191. Eddie Waitkus 1b, 1941-1955 16
  192. Jake Virtue 1b, 1890-1894 16
  193. Mike Jorgensen 1b, 1968-1985 16
  194. Ray Sanders 1b, 1942-1949 16
  195. Luke Easter 1b, 1949-1954 16
  196. Daric Barton 1b, 2007-2014 16
  197. Alex McKinnon 1b, 1884-1887 16
  198. Cody Bellinger 1b, 2017-2018 15
  199. Charlie Comiskey 1b, 1882-1894 15
  200. Kitty Bransfield 1b, 1898-1911 15

Greatest First Basemen by Hall Rating

Lou Gehrig Photo
  1. Lou Gehrig
  2. Cap Anson
  3. Albert Pujols
  4. Jimmie Foxx
  5. Roger Connor

Not in the Hall of Fame

  1. Rafael Palmeiro
  2. Mark McGwire
  3. Dick Allen
  4. Keith Hernandez
  5. John Olerud

Not in the Hall of Stats

Tony Perez Photo
  1. Tony Perez
  2. Fred McGriff
  3. Norm Cash
  4. Frank Chance
  5. Orlando Cepeda

Not in the Hall of Merit

John Olerud Photo
  1. John Olerud
  2. Tony Perez
  3. Fred McGriff
  4. Norm Cash
  5. Frank Chance

Active First Basemen

Albert Pujols Photo
  1. Albert Pujols
  2. Miguel Cabrera
  3. Joey Votto
  4. Paul Goldschmidt
  5. Adrian Gonzalez

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Todd Helton Photo
  1. Todd Helton
  2. Mark Teixeira
  3. Jason Giambi
  4. Justin Morneau
  5. Carlos Pena