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, 2001-2016 211
  4. Jimmie Foxx 1b, 1925-1945 206
  5. Roger Connor 1b, 1880-1897 185
  6. Dan Brouthers 1b, 1879-1904 180
  7. Jeff Bagwell 1b, 1991-2005 164
  8. Rod Carew 1b, 1967-1985 157
  9. Johnny Mize 1b, 1936-1953 145
  10. Jim Thome 1b, 1991-2012 136
  11. Miguel Cabrera 1b, 2003-2016 133
  12. Ernie Banks 1b, 1953-1971 128
  13. Willie McCovey 1b, 1959-1980 126
  14. Rafael Palmeiro 1b, 1986-2005 125
  15. Eddie Murray 1b, 1977-1997 124
  16. Mark McGwire 1b, 1986-2001 124
  17. Todd Helton 1b, 1997-2013 120
  18. Hank Greenberg 1b, 1930-1947 118
  19. Dick Allen 1b, 1963-1977 116
  20. Keith Hernandez 1b, 1974-1990 115
  21. George Sisler 1b, 1915-1930 112
  22. Harmon Killebrew 1b, 1954-1975 112
  23. Jake Beckley 1b, 1888-1907 111
  24. Bill Terry 1b, 1923-1936 107
  25. John Olerud 1b, 1989-2005 102
  26. Will Clark 1b, 1986-2000 102
  27. Joey Votto 1b, 2007-2016 97
  28. Mark Teixeira 1b, 2003-2016 96
  29. Tony Perez 1b, 1964-1986 95
  30. Fred McGriff 1b, 1986-2004 94
  31. Frank Chance 1b, 1898-1914 94
  32. Norm Cash 1b, 1958-1974 94
  33. Jason Giambi 1b, 1995-2014 93
  34. Orlando Cepeda 1b, 1958-1974 83
  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. Adrian Gonzalez 1b, 2004-2016 77
  40. Gil Hodges 1b, 1943-1963 77
  41. Joe Start 1b, 1871-1886 76
  42. Jack Fournier 1b, 1912-1927 76
  43. Carlos Delgado 1b, 1993-2009 76
  44. Joe Judge 1b, 1915-1934 72
  45. Fred Tenney 1b, 1894-1911 72
  46. Boog Powell 1b, 1961-1977 68
  47. Pedro Guerrero 1b, 1978-1992 65
  48. Rudy York 1b, 1934-1948 64
  49. Cecil Cooper 1b, 1971-1987 64
  50. Jake Daubert 1b, 1910-1924 64
  51. Harry Davis 1b, 1895-1917 64
  52. Dave Orr 1b, 1883-1890 64
  53. Kent Hrbek 1b, 1981-1994 64
  54. Dave Foutz 1b, 1884-1896 62
  55. Bill White 1b, 1956-1969 62
  56. Jim Bottomley 1b, 1922-1937 61
  57. Cal McVey 1b, 1871-1879 61
  58. Steve Garvey 1b, 1969-1987 61
  59. George Scott 1b, 1966-1979 60
  60. Paul Goldschmidt 1b, 2011-2016 59
  61. Dan McGann 1b, 1896-1908 59
  62. Ron Fairly 1b, 1958-1978 58
  63. Frank McCormick 1b, 1934-1948 58
  64. Derrek Lee 1b, 1997-2011 57
  65. Lu Blue 1b, 1921-1933 57
  66. Henry Larkin 1b, 1884-1893 57
  67. Mickey Vernon 1b, 1939-1960 56
  68. Phil Cavarretta 1b, 1934-1955 56
  69. Earl Torgeson 1b, 1947-1961 55
  70. Ted Kluszewski 1b, 1947-1961 55
  71. Elbie Fletcher 1b, 1934-1949 55
  72. Wally Joyner 1b, 1986-2001 54
  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 50
  81. Mike Hargrove 1b, 1974-1985 49
  82. Joe Harris 1b, 1914-1928 47
  83. Bob Watson 1b, 1966-1984 47
  84. Ferris Fain 1b, 1947-1955 47
  85. Mo Vaughn 1b, 1991-2003 47
  86. Bill Skowron 1b, 1954-1967 46
  87. Justin Morneau 1b, 2003-2016 43
  88. John Kruk 1b, 1986-1995 43
  89. Tommy Tucker 1b, 1887-1899 43
  90. Wally Pipp 1b, 1913-1928 43
  91. John Morrill 1b, 1876-1890 42
  92. George Kelly 1b, 1915-1932 42
  93. Anthony Rizzo 1b, 2011-2016 42
  94. Charlie Hickman 1b, 1897-1908 42
  95. Jack Doyle 1b, 1889-1905 42
  96. John Mayberry 1b, 1968-1982 41
  97. Carlos Pena 1b, 2001-2014 41
  98. Jason Thompson 1b, 1976-1986 41
  99. Ripper Collins 1b, 1931-1941 41
  100. Tino Martinez 1b, 1990-2005 40
  101. Zeke Bonura 1b, 1934-1940 40
  102. Prince Fielder 1b, 2005-2016 40
  103. Freddie Freeman 1b, 2010-2016 40
  104. Joe Cunningham 1b, 1954-1966 39
  105. Lee May 1b, 1965-1982 39
  106. Johnny Hopp 1b, 1939-1952 38
  107. Don Mincher 1b, 1960-1972 38
  108. Joe Kuhel 1b, 1930-1947 38
  109. Paul Konerko 1b, 1997-2014 36
  110. Aubrey Huff 1b, 2000-2012 35
  111. Norm Siebern 1b, 1956-1968 35
  112. Chris Chambliss 1b, 1971-1988 35
  113. Gus Suhr 1b, 1930-1940 34
  114. Perry Werden 1b, 1884-1897 33
  115. Wes Parker 1b, 1964-1972 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. Chris Davis 1b, 2008-2016 30
  121. Fred Luderus 1b, 1909-1920 30
  122. Fred Merkle 1b, 1907-1926 30
  123. Jim Gentile 1b, 1957-1966 30
  124. Earl Sheely 1b, 1921-1931 29
  125. Donn Clendenon 1b, 1961-1972 29
  126. Pete O'Brien 1b, 1982-1993 29
  127. Dots Miller 1b, 1909-1921 28
  128. Nick Etten 1b, 1938-1947 28
  129. Gregg Jefferies 1b, 1987-2000 28
  130. Jeff Conine 1b, 1990-2007 28
  131. Richie Sexson 1b, 1997-2008 28
  132. Cecil Fielder 1b, 1985-1998 28
  133. Whitey Lockman 1b, 1945-1960 28
  134. Ryan Howard 1b, 2004-2016 27
  135. Dick Hoblitzell 1b, 1908-1918 27
  136. Chick Gandil 1b, 1910-1919 27
  137. Sean Casey 1b, 1997-2008 26
  138. Dale Alexander 1b, 1929-1933 25
  139. Bruce Bochte 1b, 1974-1986 25
  140. Nate Colbert 1b, 1966-1976 25
  141. Nick Johnson 1b, 2001-2012 25
  142. Daniel Murphy 1b, 2008-2016 25
  143. Vic Saier 1b, 1911-1919 25
  144. Eddie Robinson 1b, 1942-1957 25
  145. Dan Driessen 1b, 1973-1987 25
  146. Leon Durham 1b, 1980-1989 24
  147. Ed Morgan 1b, 1928-1934 24
  148. Vic Power 1b, 1954-1965 24
  149. Lew Fonseca 1b, 1921-1933 23
  150. John Jaha 1b, 1992-2001 23
  151. Jake Stahl 1b, 1903-1913 23
  152. Randy Milligan 1b, 1987-1994 23
  153. Bill Phillips 1b, 1879-1888 22
  154. Bill Buckner 1b, 1969-1990 22
  155. Lyle Overbay 1b, 2001-2014 22
  156. Mike Epstein 1b, 1966-1974 22
  157. Joe Collins 1b, 1948-1957 21
  158. Frank Isbell 1b, 1898-1909 21
  159. Hal Morris 1b, 1988-2000 21
  160. Jose Abreu 1b, 2014-2016 20
  161. Tony Clark 1b, 1995-2009 20
  162. Sam Leslie 1b, 1929-1938 20
  163. Kevin Millar 1b, 1998-2009 20
  164. Adam LaRoche 1b, 2004-2015 20
  165. Don Hurst 1b, 1928-1934 20
  166. Wes Fisler 1b, 1871-1876 20
  167. Jiggs Donahue 1b, 1900-1909 20
  168. Harvey Hendrick 1b, 1923-1934 19
  169. Yan Gomes 1b, 2012-2016 19
  170. Ray Grimes 1b, 1920-1926 19
  171. Joe Hauser 1b, 1922-1929 19
  172. Steve Pearce 1b, 2007-2016 19
  173. Doug Mientkiewicz 1b, 1998-2009 19
  174. Phil Weintraub 1b, 1933-1945 19
  175. Charlie Grimm 1b, 1916-1936 18
  176. Bob Robertson 1b, 1967-1979 18
  177. Willie Upshaw 1b, 1978-1988 18
  178. Tim Jordan 1b, 1901-1910 18
  179. George Stovall 1b, 1904-1915 18
  180. Adam Lind 1b, 2006-2016 18
  181. Les Fleming 1b, 1939-1949 17
  182. John Milner 1b, 1971-1982 17
  183. Mike Jorgensen 1b, 1968-1985 17
  184. James Loney 1b, 2006-2016 17
  185. J.T. Snow 1b, 1992-2008 17
  186. Eric Karros 1b, 1991-2004 17
  187. Eddie Waitkus 1b, 1941-1955 16
  188. Jake Virtue 1b, 1890-1894 16
  189. Babe Young 1b, 1936-1948 16
  190. Luke Easter 1b, 1949-1954 16
  191. Daric Barton 1b, 2007-2014 16
  192. Alex McKinnon 1b, 1884-1887 16
  193. Ray Sanders 1b, 1942-1949 16
  194. Charlie Comiskey 1b, 1882-1894 15
  195. Sid Farrar 1b, 1883-1890 15
  196. Kitty Bransfield 1b, 1898-1911 15
  197. Sid Bream 1b, 1983-1994 15
  198. David Segui 1b, 1990-2004 15
  199. Dale Long 1b, 1951-1963 14
  200. Buck Jordan 1b, 1927-1938 14

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. Frank Chance
  4. Norm Cash
  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