First baseman facts for kids

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Baseball 1B
The position of the first baseman

First base, or 1B, is the first of four positions on a baseball diamond, in baseball.

First baseman

Hall of Fame first basemen

  • Cap Anson
  • Ernie Banks (not listed at the Hall of Fame as such but played half his career at first base)
  • Jake Beckley
  • Jim Bottomley
  • Dan Brouthers
  • Orlando Cepeda
  • Frank Chance
  • Roger Connor
  • Jimmie Foxx
  • Lou Gehrig
  • Hank Greenberg
  • George Kelly
  • Harmon Killebrew
  • Buck Leonard
  • Willie McCovey
  • Johnny Mize
  • Eddie Murray
  • Tony Perez
  • George Sisler
  • Willie Stargell
  • Mule Suttles
  • Ben Taylor
  • Bill Terry

Notable current first basemen

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Tim Jordan, the first baseman of for the Washington Senators
  • Lance Berkman
  • Wilson Betemit
  • Miguel Cabrera
  • Sean Casey
  • Carlos Delgado
  • Prince Fielder
  • Ryan Garko
  • Jason Giambi
  • Adrian Gonzalez
  • Todd Helton
  • Ryan Howard
  • Conor Jackson
  • Nick Johnson
  • Paul Konerko
  • Casey Kotchman
  • Adam LaRoche
  • Derrek Lee
  • James Loney
  • Doug Mientkiewicz
  • Kevin Millar
  • Justin Morneau
  • Lyle Overbay
  • Albert Pujols
  • Richie Sexson
  • Mark Teixeira
  • Kevin Youkilis

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