First Baseman Rankings

200 Greatest First Basemen

  1. Lou Gehrig 1b, 1923-1939 241
  2. Cap Anson 1b, 1871-1897 216
  3. Albert Pujols 1b, 2001-2017 211
  4. Jimmie Foxx 1b, 1925-1945 207
  5. Roger Connor 1b, 1880-1897 186
  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 145
  10. Jim Thome 1b, 1991-2012 137
  11. Miguel Cabrera 1b, 2003-2017 133
  12. Ernie Banks 1b, 1953-1971 129
  13. Willie McCovey 1b, 1959-1980 127
  14. Rafael Palmeiro 1b, 1986-2005 125
  15. Mark McGwire 1b, 1986-2001 124
  16. Eddie Murray 1b, 1977-1997 124
  17. Todd Helton 1b, 1997-2013 121
  18. Hank Greenberg 1b, 1930-1947 119
  19. Dick Allen 1b, 1963-1977 117
  20. Keith Hernandez 1b, 1974-1990 115
  21. Joey Votto 1b, 2007-2017 114
  22. George Sisler 1b, 1915-1930 113
  23. Harmon Killebrew 1b, 1954-1975 113
  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. Mark Teixeira 1b, 2003-2016 96
  29. Tony Perez 1b, 1964-1986 96
  30. Fred McGriff 1b, 1986-2004 95
  31. Norm Cash 1b, 1958-1974 94
  32. Jason Giambi 1b, 1995-2014 94
  33. Frank Chance 1b, 1898-1914 94
  34. Orlando Cepeda 1b, 1958-1974 84
  35. Dolph Camilli 1b, 1933-1945 83
  36. Ed Konetchy 1b, 1907-1921 83
  37. Mark Grace 1b, 1988-2003 79
  38. Don Mattingly 1b, 1982-1995 78
  39. Gil Hodges 1b, 1943-1963 77
  40. Joe Start 1b, 1871-1886 77
  41. Adrian Gonzalez 1b, 2004-2017 77
  42. Jack Fournier 1b, 1912-1927 76
  43. Carlos Delgado 1b, 1993-2009 76
  44. Joe Judge 1b, 1915-1934 73
  45. Fred Tenney 1b, 1894-1911 73
  46. Paul Goldschmidt 1b, 2011-2017 71
  47. Boog Powell 1b, 1961-1977 68
  48. Pedro Guerrero 1b, 1978-1992 65
  49. Rudy York 1b, 1934-1948 65
  50. Cecil Cooper 1b, 1971-1987 65
  51. Dave Orr 1b, 1883-1890 64
  52. Jake Daubert 1b, 1910-1924 64
  53. Harry Davis 1b, 1895-1917 64
  54. Kent Hrbek 1b, 1981-1994 64
  55. Dave Foutz 1b, 1884-1896 62
  56. Bill White 1b, 1956-1969 62
  57. Jim Bottomley 1b, 1922-1937 61
  58. Cal McVey 1b, 1871-1879 61
  59. Steve Garvey 1b, 1969-1987 61
  60. George Scott 1b, 1966-1979 60
  61. Dan McGann 1b, 1896-1908 59
  62. Ron Fairly 1b, 1958-1978 58
  63. Derrek Lee 1b, 1997-2011 58
  64. Frank McCormick 1b, 1934-1948 58
  65. Lu Blue 1b, 1921-1933 57
  66. Henry Larkin 1b, 1884-1893 57
  67. Mickey Vernon 1b, 1939-1960 57
  68. Phil Cavarretta 1b, 1934-1955 56
  69. Earl Torgeson 1b, 1947-1961 56
  70. Elbie Fletcher 1b, 1934-1949 55
  71. Ted Kluszewski 1b, 1947-1961 55
  72. Wally Joyner 1b, 1986-2001 55
  73. Hal Trosky 1b, 1933-1946 54
  74. Darin Erstad 1b, 1996-2009 53
  75. Joe Adcock 1b, 1950-1966 53
  76. Andres Galarraga 1b, 1985-2004 52
  77. George Burns 1b, 1914-1929 52
  78. Pete Runnels 1b, 1951-1964 51
  79. Stuffy McInnis 1b, 1909-1927 51
  80. John Reilly 1b, 1880-1891 51
  81. Anthony Rizzo 1b, 2011-2017 50
  82. Mike Hargrove 1b, 1974-1985 49
  83. Freddie Freeman 1b, 2010-2017 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. Justin Morneau 1b, 2003-2016 44
  91. Tommy Tucker 1b, 1887-1899 44
  92. Wally Pipp 1b, 1913-1928 43
  93. John Morrill 1b, 1876-1890 43
  94. George Kelly 1b, 1915-1932 42
  95. Charlie Hickman 1b, 1897-1908 42
  96. Carlos Pena 1b, 2001-2014 42
  97. John Mayberry 1b, 1968-1982 42
  98. Jack Doyle 1b, 1889-1905 42
  99. Jason Thompson 1b, 1976-1986 41
  100. Ripper Collins 1b, 1931-1941 41
  101. Tino Martinez 1b, 1990-2005 40
  102. Zeke Bonura 1b, 1934-1940 40
  103. Prince Fielder 1b, 2005-2016 40
  104. Joe Cunningham 1b, 1954-1966 39
  105. Lee May 1b, 1965-1982 39
  106. Don Mincher 1b, 1960-1972 39
  107. Johnny Hopp 1b, 1939-1952 39
  108. Joe Kuhel 1b, 1930-1947 38
  109. Aubrey Huff 1b, 2000-2012 36
  110. Paul Konerko 1b, 1997-2014 36
  111. Norm Siebern 1b, 1956-1968 35
  112. Chris Chambliss 1b, 1971-1988 35
  113. Gus Suhr 1b, 1930-1940 34
  114. Wes Parker 1b, 1964-1972 33
  115. Perry Werden 1b, 1884-1897 33
  116. Alvin Davis 1b, 1984-1992 33
  117. George McQuinn 1b, 1936-1948 33
  118. Glenn Davis 1b, 1984-1993 32
  119. Hal Chase 1b, 1905-1919 31
  120. Fred Luderus 1b, 1909-1920 30
  121. Chris Davis 1b, 2008-2017 30
  122. Jim Gentile 1b, 1957-1966 30
  123. Fred Merkle 1b, 1907-1926 30
  124. Daniel Murphy 1b, 2008-2017 30
  125. Donn Clendenon 1b, 1961-1972 29
  126. Earl Sheely 1b, 1921-1931 29
  127. Pete O'Brien 1b, 1982-1993 29
  128. Jose Abreu 1b, 2014-2017 29
  129. Dots Miller 1b, 1909-1921 29
  130. Nick Etten 1b, 1938-1947 28
  131. Jeff Conine 1b, 1990-2007 28
  132. Gregg Jefferies 1b, 1987-2000 28
  133. Richie Sexson 1b, 1997-2008 28
  134. Cecil Fielder 1b, 1985-1998 28
  135. Whitey Lockman 1b, 1945-1960 28
  136. Ryan Howard 1b, 2004-2016 28
  137. Dick Hoblitzell 1b, 1908-1918 28
  138. Chick Gandil 1b, 1910-1919 27
  139. Sean Casey 1b, 1997-2008 26
  140. Dale Alexander 1b, 1929-1933 26
  141. Nate Colbert 1b, 1966-1976 25
  142. Bruce Bochte 1b, 1974-1986 25
  143. Eddie Robinson 1b, 1942-1957 25
  144. Nick Johnson 1b, 2001-2012 25
  145. Vic Saier 1b, 1911-1919 25
  146. Dan Driessen 1b, 1973-1987 25
  147. Ed Morgan 1b, 1928-1934 24
  148. Leon Durham 1b, 1980-1989 24
  149. Lew Fonseca 1b, 1921-1933 24
  150. Vic Power 1b, 1954-1965 24
  151. John Jaha 1b, 1992-2001 23
  152. Randy Milligan 1b, 1987-1994 23
  153. Jake Stahl 1b, 1903-1913 23
  154. Bill Phillips 1b, 1879-1888 22
  155. Lyle Overbay 1b, 2001-2014 22
  156. Bill Buckner 1b, 1969-1990 22
  157. Mike Epstein 1b, 1966-1974 22
  158. Joe Collins 1b, 1948-1957 21
  159. Hal Morris 1b, 1988-2000 21
  160. Frank Isbell 1b, 1898-1909 21
  161. Yan Gomes 1b, 2012-2017 21
  162. Tony Clark 1b, 1995-2009 21
  163. Sam Leslie 1b, 1929-1938 20
  164. Eric Hosmer 1b, 2011-2017 20
  165. Adam LaRoche 1b, 2004-2015 20
  166. Kevin Millar 1b, 1998-2009 20
  167. Wes Fisler 1b, 1871-1876 20
  168. Jiggs Donahue 1b, 1900-1909 20
  169. Don Hurst 1b, 1928-1934 20
  170. Harvey Hendrick 1b, 1923-1934 19
  171. Ray Grimes 1b, 1920-1926 19
  172. Joe Hauser 1b, 1922-1929 19
  173. Doug Mientkiewicz 1b, 1998-2009 19
  174. Steve Pearce 1b, 2007-2017 19
  175. Phil Weintraub 1b, 1933-1945 18
  176. Charlie Grimm 1b, 1916-1936 18
  177. Bob Robertson 1b, 1967-1979 18
  178. Adam Lind 1b, 2006-2017 18
  179. Willie Upshaw 1b, 1978-1988 18
  180. Tim Jordan 1b, 1901-1910 18
  181. George Stovall 1b, 1904-1915 18
  182. Les Fleming 1b, 1939-1949 17
  183. John Milner 1b, 1971-1982 17
  184. J.T. Snow 1b, 1992-2008 17
  185. James Loney 1b, 2006-2016 17
  186. Eric Karros 1b, 1991-2004 16
  187. Mike Jorgensen 1b, 1968-1985 16
  188. Eddie Waitkus 1b, 1941-1955 16
  189. Babe Young 1b, 1936-1948 16
  190. Jake Virtue 1b, 1890-1894 16
  191. Daric Barton 1b, 2007-2014 16
  192. Ray Sanders 1b, 1942-1949 16
  193. Luke Easter 1b, 1949-1954 16
  194. Alex McKinnon 1b, 1884-1887 16
  195. Charlie Comiskey 1b, 1882-1894 15
  196. Kitty Bransfield 1b, 1898-1911 15
  197. Sid Farrar 1b, 1883-1890 15
  198. Dale Long 1b, 1951-1963 15
  199. Sid Bream 1b, 1983-1994 15
  200. David Segui 1b, 1990-2004 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

Active First Basemen

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

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Jim Thome Photo
  1. Jim Thome
  2. Todd Helton
  3. Mark Teixeira
  4. Jason Giambi
  5. Carlos Pena