First Baseman Rankings

200 Greatest First Basemen

  1. Lou Gehrig 1b, 1923-1939 243
  2. Cap Anson 1b, 1871-1897 213
  3. Albert Pujols 1b, 2001-2021 208
  4. Jimmie Foxx 1b, 1925-1945 195
  5. Roger Connor 1b, 1880-1897 183
  6. Dan Brouthers 1b, 1879-1904 179
  7. Jeff Bagwell 1b, 1991-2005 163
  8. Rod Carew 1b, 1967-1985 156
  9. Johnny Mize 1b, 1936-1953 144
  10. Jim Thome 1b, 1991-2012 135
  11. Miguel Cabrera 1b, 2003-2021 131
  12. Joey Votto 1b, 2007-2021 130
  13. Ernie Banks 1b, 1953-1971 127
  14. Willie McCovey 1b, 1959-1980 125
  15. Rafael Palmeiro 1b, 1986-2005 124
  16. Eddie Murray 1b, 1977-1997 123
  17. Mark McGwire 1b, 1986-2001 123
  18. Todd Helton 1b, 1997-2013 119
  19. Dick Allen 1b, 1963-1977 115
  20. Keith Hernandez 1b, 1974-1990 114
  21. Hank Greenberg 1b, 1930-1947 112
  22. Harmon Killebrew 1b, 1954-1975 111
  23. George Sisler 1b, 1915-1930 110
  24. Bill Terry 1b, 1923-1936 110
  25. Jake Beckley 1b, 1888-1907 110
  26. Paul Goldschmidt 1b, 2011-2021 102
  27. Will Clark 1b, 1986-2000 102
  28. John Olerud 1b, 1989-2005 102
  29. Tony Perez 1b, 1964-1986 95
  30. Frank Chance 1b, 1898-1914 93
  31. Fred McGriff 1b, 1986-2004 93
  32. Norm Cash 1b, 1958-1974 93
  33. Mark Teixeira 1b, 2003-2016 93
  34. Jason Giambi 1b, 1995-2014 92
  35. Dolph Camilli 1b, 1933-1945 83
  36. Freddie Freeman 1b, 2010-2021 82
  37. Orlando Cepeda 1b, 1958-1974 82
  38. Ed Konetchy 1b, 1907-1921 82
  39. Mark Grace 1b, 1988-2003 78
  40. Adrian Gonzalez 1b, 2004-2018 78
  41. Don Mattingly 1b, 1982-1995 77
  42. Joe Start 1b, 1871-1886 76
  43. Carlos Delgado 1b, 1993-2009 75
  44. Jack Fournier 1b, 1912-1927 74
  45. Gil Hodges 1b, 1943-1963 73
  46. Fred Tenney 1b, 1894-1911 73
  47. Joe Judge 1b, 1915-1934 72
  48. Boog Powell 1b, 1961-1977 67
  49. Anthony Rizzo 1b, 2011-2021 66
  50. Pedro Guerrero 1b, 1978-1992 64
  51. Cecil Cooper 1b, 1971-1987 64
  52. Kent Hrbek 1b, 1981-1994 64
  53. Jake Daubert 1b, 1910-1924 63
  54. Dave Orr 1b, 1883-1890 63
  55. Harry Davis 1b, 1895-1917 63
  56. Dave Foutz 1b, 1884-1896 62
  57. Steve Garvey 1b, 1969-1987 61
  58. Bill White 1b, 1956-1969 61
  59. Jim Bottomley 1b, 1922-1937 60
  60. Cal McVey 1b, 1871-1879 60
  61. George Scott 1b, 1966-1979 59
  62. Phil Cavarretta 1b, 1934-1955 59
  63. Ron Fairly 1b, 1958-1978 57
  64. Derrek Lee 1b, 1997-2011 57
  65. Dan McGann 1b, 1896-1908 57
  66. Rudy York 1b, 1934-1948 57
  67. Lu Blue 1b, 1921-1933 57
  68. Mickey Vernon 1b, 1939-1960 56
  69. Elbie Fletcher 1b, 1934-1949 56
  70. Henry Larkin 1b, 1884-1893 56
  71. Earl Torgeson 1b, 1947-1961 55
  72. Wally Joyner 1b, 1986-2001 54
  73. Hal Trosky 1b, 1933-1946 54
  74. Carlos Santana 1b, 2010-2021 53
  75. Darin Erstad 1b, 1996-2009 53
  76. Ted Kluszewski 1b, 1947-1961 52
  77. Joe Adcock 1b, 1950-1966 52
  78. Andres Galarraga 1b, 1985-2004 52
  79. George Burns 1b, 1914-1929 52
  80. Frank McCormick 1b, 1934-1948 51
  81. Brandon Belt 1b, 2011-2021 50
  82. Pete Runnels 1b, 1951-1964 50
  83. John Reilly 1b, 1880-1891 50
  84. Stuffy McInnis 1b, 1909-1927 50
  85. Mike Hargrove 1b, 1974-1985 49
  86. Ferris Fain 1b, 1947-1955 47
  87. Bob Watson 1b, 1966-1984 47
  88. Mo Vaughn 1b, 1991-2003 47
  89. Joe Harris 1b, 1914-1928 46
  90. Jose Abreu 1b, 2014-2021 46
  91. Johnny Hopp 1b, 1939-1952 46
  92. Bill Skowron 1b, 1954-1967 45
  93. Jack Doyle 1b, 1889-1905 44
  94. Tommy Tucker 1b, 1887-1899 44
  95. Ripper Collins 1b, 1931-1941 43
  96. John Kruk 1b, 1986-1995 43
  97. Justin Morneau 1b, 2003-2016 43
  98. Joe Kuhel 1b, 1930-1947 42
  99. Wally Pipp 1b, 1913-1928 42
  100. John Morrill 1b, 1876-1890 42
  101. Carlos Pena 1b, 2001-2014 41
  102. John Mayberry 1b, 1968-1982 41
  103. Charlie Hickman 1b, 1897-1908 41
  104. George Kelly 1b, 1915-1932 41
  105. Jason Thompson 1b, 1976-1986 41
  106. Tino Martinez 1b, 1990-2005 40
  107. Prince Fielder 1b, 2005-2016 39
  108. Joe Cunningham 1b, 1954-1966 38
  109. Lee May 1b, 1965-1982 38
  110. Don Mincher 1b, 1960-1972 38
  111. Cody Bellinger 1b, 2017-2021 38
  112. Zeke Bonura 1b, 1934-1940 36
  113. Paul Konerko 1b, 1997-2014 36
  114. Aubrey Huff 1b, 2000-2012 35
  115. Yan Gomes 1b, 2012-2021 35
  116. Norm Siebern 1b, 1956-1968 35
  117. Chris Chambliss 1b, 1971-1988 34
  118. Gus Suhr 1b, 1930-1940 34
  119. Alvin Davis 1b, 1984-1992 33
  120. Perry Werden 1b, 1884-1897 33
  121. Wes Parker 1b, 1964-1972 33
  122. Glenn Davis 1b, 1984-1993 32
  123. George McQuinn 1b, 1936-1948 31
  124. Hal Chase 1b, 1905-1919 31
  125. Whitey Lockman 1b, 1945-1960 30
  126. Fred Luderus 1b, 1909-1920 30
  127. Max Muncy 1b, 2015-2021 30
  128. Jim Gentile 1b, 1957-1966 29
  129. Fred Merkle 1b, 1907-1926 29
  130. Daniel Murphy 1b, 2008-2020 29
  131. Pete O'Brien 1b, 1982-1993 29
  132. Donn Clendenon 1b, 1961-1972 29
  133. Earl Sheely 1b, 1921-1931 28
  134. Gregg Jefferies 1b, 1987-2000 28
  135. Richie Sexson 1b, 1997-2008 28
  136. Jeff Conine 1b, 1990-2007 28
  137. Dots Miller 1b, 1909-1921 28
  138. Cecil Fielder 1b, 1985-1998 28
  139. Eric Hosmer 1b, 2011-2021 28
  140. Ryan Howard 1b, 2004-2016 27
  141. Dick Hoblitzell 1b, 1908-1918 27
  142. Chick Gandil 1b, 1910-1919 26
  143. Sean Casey 1b, 1997-2008 26
  144. Nick Etten 1b, 1938-1947 26
  145. Bruce Bochte 1b, 1974-1986 25
  146. Nick Johnson 1b, 2001-2012 25
  147. Vic Saier 1b, 1911-1919 25
  148. Nate Colbert 1b, 1966-1976 25
  149. Dan Driessen 1b, 1973-1987 25
  150. Eddie Robinson 1b, 1942-1957 25
  151. Leon Durham 1b, 1980-1989 24
  152. Ed Morgan 1b, 1928-1934 23
  153. Vic Power 1b, 1954-1965 23
  154. Chris Davis 1b, 2008-2020 23
  155. Lew Fonseca 1b, 1921-1933 23
  156. John Jaha 1b, 1992-2001 23
  157. Randy Milligan 1b, 1987-1994 23
  158. Jake Stahl 1b, 1903-1913 23
  159. Bill Phillips 1b, 1879-1888 22
  160. Bill Buckner 1b, 1969-1990 22
  161. Dale Alexander 1b, 1929-1933 22
  162. Mike Epstein 1b, 1966-1974 22
  163. Steve Pearce 1b, 2007-2019 21
  164. Lyle Overbay 1b, 2001-2014 21
  165. Don Hurst 1b, 1928-1934 21
  166. Hal Morris 1b, 1988-2000 20
  167. Frank Isbell 1b, 1898-1909 20
  168. Adam Lind 1b, 2006-2017 20
  169. Joe Collins 1b, 1948-1957 20
  170. Adam LaRoche 1b, 2004-2015 20
  171. Tony Clark 1b, 1995-2009 20
  172. Kevin Millar 1b, 1998-2009 20
  173. Harvey Hendrick 1b, 1923-1934 20
  174. Jiggs Donahue 1b, 1900-1909 19
  175. Wes Fisler 1b, 1871-1876 19
  176. Sam Leslie 1b, 1929-1938 19
  177. Joe Hauser 1b, 1922-1929 19
  178. Ray Grimes 1b, 1920-1926 19
  179. Doug Mientkiewicz 1b, 1998-2009 19
  180. Mark Canha 1b, 2015-2021 18
  181. Bob Robertson 1b, 1967-1979 18
  182. Willie Upshaw 1b, 1978-1988 18
  183. Tim Jordan 1b, 1901-1910 18
  184. Pete Alonso 1b, 2019-2021 18
  185. Eddie Waitkus 1b, 1941-1955 18
  186. George Stovall 1b, 1904-1915 17
  187. John Milner 1b, 1971-1982 17
  188. Eric Karros 1b, 1991-2004 17
  189. Phil Weintraub 1b, 1933-1945 16
  190. J.T. Snow 1b, 1992-2008 16
  191. Mike Jorgensen 1b, 1968-1985 16
  192. James Loney 1b, 2006-2016 16
  193. Adam Duvall 1b, 2014-2021 16
  194. Jake Virtue 1b, 1890-1894 16
  195. Alex McKinnon 1b, 1884-1887 16
  196. Travis Shaw 1b, 2015-2021 15
  197. Daric Barton 1b, 2007-2014 15
  198. Ray Sanders 1b, 1942-1949 15
  199. Charlie Grimm 1b, 1916-1936 15
  200. Babe Young 1b, 1936-1948 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. Todd Helton
  4. Dick Allen
  5. Keith Hernandez

Not in the Hall of Stats

Tony Perez Photo
  1. Tony Perez
  2. Frank Chance
  3. Fred McGriff
  4. Norm Cash
  5. Jason Giambi

Not in the Hall of Merit

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

Active First Basemen

Albert Pujols Photo
  1. Albert Pujols
  2. Miguel Cabrera
  3. Joey Votto
  4. Paul Goldschmidt
  5. Freddie Freeman

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Mark Teixeira Photo
  1. Mark Teixeira
  2. Adrian Gonzalez
  3. Justin Morneau
  4. Prince Fielder
  5. Ryan Howard