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Yearly Top First Basemen

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Year 1B (1) WAR 1B (2) WAR 1B (3) WAR 1B (4) WAR 1B (5) WAR
2018 Freddie Freeman 6.1 Paul Goldschmidt 5.4 Matt Carpenter 4.9 Matt Olson 4.3 Max Muncy 4.2
2017 Joey Votto 7.5 Paul Goldschmidt 5.8 Jose Abreu 4.7 Freddie Freeman 4.5 Anthony Rizzo 4.3
2016 Freddie Freeman 6.5 Anthony Rizzo 5.5 Miguel Cabrera 4.7 Paul Goldschmidt 4.7 Brandon Belt 4.6
2015 Paul Goldschmidt 8.7 Joey Votto 7.7 Anthony Rizzo 6.4 Chris Davis 5.3 Miguel Cabrera 5.2
2014 Steve Pearce 5.9 Jose Abreu 5.8 Anthony Rizzo 5.2 Miguel Cabrera 5.1 Paul Goldschmidt 4.6
2013 Paul Goldschmidt 7.1 Joey Votto 6.6 Chris Davis 6.5 Freddie Freeman 5.7 Brandon Belt 4.2
2012 Joey Votto 5.9 Albert Pujols 4.8 Prince Fielder 4.7 Adam LaRoche 4.2 Mark Teixeira 3.8
2011 Miguel Cabrera 7.6 Adrian Gonzalez 6.9 Joey Votto 6.6 Albert Pujols 5.3 Prince Fielder 4.5
2010 Albert Pujols 7.5 Joey Votto 7.0 Miguel Cabrera 6.5 Aubrey Huff 5.7 Daric Barton 5.5
2009 Albert Pujols 9.7 Adrian Gonzalez 6.9 Kevin Youkilis 6.6 Prince Fielder 6.3 Derrek Lee 5.4
2008 Albert Pujols 9.2 Mark Teixeira 7.8 Lance Berkman 6.9 Kevin Youkilis 6.3 Carlos Pena 5.1
2007 Albert Pujols 8.7 Carlos Pena 7.2 Kevin Youkilis 4.7 Mark Teixeira 4.6 Todd Helton 4.5
2006 Albert Pujols 8.5 Lance Berkman 6.0 Ryan Howard 5.2 Nick Johnson 5.0 Mark Teixeira 4.4
2005 Albert Pujols 8.4 Derrek Lee 7.7 Mark Teixeira 7.2 Todd Helton 4.6 Jason Giambi 4.6
2004 Albert Pujols 8.5 Todd Helton 8.3 Mark Teixeira 4.6 Sean Casey 4.4 Jeff Bagwell 3.7
2003 Todd Helton 6.3 Carlos Delgado 5.9 Jason Giambi 4.8 Jim Thome 4.7 Doug Mientkiewicz 4.3
2002 Jim Thome 7.4 Jason Giambi 7.1 Todd Helton 6.3 John Olerud 5.1 Mike Sweeney 5.0
2001 Jason Giambi 9.2 Todd Helton 7.8 Jeff Bagwell 5.8 Jim Thome 5.6 John Olerud 5.2
2000 Todd Helton 8.9 Jason Giambi 7.8 Carlos Delgado 7.3 Jeff Bagwell 5.4 Jim Thome 4.8
1999 Jeff Bagwell 7.4 Jason Giambi 5.9 John Olerud 5.6 Kevin Young 5.6 Mark McGwire 5.2
1998 John Olerud 7.6 Mark McGwire 7.5 Jeff Bagwell 6.3 Rafael Palmeiro 6.3 Mo Vaughn 5.6
1997 Jeff Bagwell 7.7 Frank Thomas 7.3 Jim Thome 5.5 Mark McGwire 5.1 Tino Martinez 5.1
1996 Jeff Bagwell 7.5 Mark McGwire 6.4 Mo Vaughn 5.6 Frank Thomas 5.6 Rafael Palmeiro 4.5
1995 Rafael Palmeiro 5.5 Mark McGwire 5.5 Frank Thomas 5.3 Mark Grace 5.0 Jeff Bagwell 4.9
1994 Jeff Bagwell 8.2 Frank Thomas 6.4 Fred McGriff 4.6 Rafael Palmeiro 4.0 Will Clark 3.6
1993 John Olerud 7.8 Rafael Palmeiro 6.9 Frank Thomas 6.2 Jeff Bagwell 5.4 Gregg Jefferies 5.1
1992 Frank Thomas 7.0 Mark McGwire 6.5 Fred McGriff 5.2 Jeff Bagwell 4.7 John Kruk 4.3
1991 Rafael Palmeiro 5.8 Will Clark 5.2 Jeff Bagwell 4.8 John Kruk 4.7 Hal Morris 3.8
1990 Cecil Fielder 6.5 Mark McGwire 5.7 Fred McGriff 5.2 Eddie Murray 5.2 Dave Magadan 4.6
1989 Will Clark 8.6 Fred McGriff 6.6 Glenn Davis 4.4 Don Mattingly 4.2 Mark Grace 4.0
1988 Will Clark 6.7 Fred McGriff 6.2 Andres Galarraga 5.7 George Brett 5.2 Kent Hrbek 4.5
1987 Jack Clark 5.4 Mark McGwire 5.1 Don Mattingly 5.1 Darrell Evans 4.9 Will Clark 4.2
1986 Don Mattingly 7.2 Keith Hernandez 5.5 Von Hayes 5.0 Pete O'Brien 4.5 Glenn Davis 4.5
1985 Don Mattingly 6.5 Eddie Murray 5.6 Keith Hernandez 5.1 Mike Schmidt 5.0 Darrell Evans 4.2
1984 Eddie Murray 7.1 Keith Hernandez 6.3 Don Mattingly 6.3 Alvin Davis 6.0 Kent Hrbek 5.6
1983 Eddie Murray 6.7 Keith Hernandez 5.6 Willie Upshaw 4.7 Darrell Evans 4.0 Cecil Cooper 4.0
1982 Cecil Cooper 5.6 Al Oliver 5.3 Eddie Murray 5.2 Jason Thompson 4.8 Rod Carew 4.7
1981 Cecil Cooper 4.2 Keith Hernandez 4.2 Eddie Murray 3.7 Mike Hargrove 3.1 Rod Carew 3.0
1980 Cecil Cooper 6.8 Keith Hernandez 6.7 Eddie Murray 4.5 Jason Thompson 3.7 Dave Revering 3.6
1979 Keith Hernandez 7.6 Eddie Murray 4.9 Bruce Bochte 3.7 Cecil Cooper 3.7 Pete Rose 3.1
1978 Jason Thompson 5.6 Andre Thornton 5.4 Rod Carew 5.0 Don Money 4.8 Steve Garvey 4.7
1977 Rod Carew 9.7 Mike Hargrove 5.5 Bob Watson 4.7 Andre Thornton 4.3 Keith Hernandez 4.1
1976 Rod Carew 6.8 Steve Garvey 4.7 Chris Chambliss 4.1 George Scott 3.6 Keith Hernandez 3.2
1975 John Mayberry 7.2 Steve Garvey 5.1 Boog Powell 4.1 Willie Stargell 3.6 Chris Chambliss 3.3
1974 Gene Tenace 5.0 Steve Garvey 4.4 Mike Jorgensen 4.2 George Scott 4.2 Dick Allen 3.8
1973 George Scott 6.7 Carl Yastrzemski 5.5 Tony Perez 5.3 John Mayberry 5.2 Gene Tenace 4.7
1972 Dick Allen 8.6 Nate Colbert 5.4 Mike Epstein 5.3 John Mayberry 4.9 George Scott 4.9
1971 Hank Aaron 7.2 Lee May 5.4 Bob Robertson 4.0 Nate Colbert 3.7 Boog Powell 3.6
1970 Carl Yastrzemski 9.5 Willie McCovey 6.6 Wes Parker 5.2 Boog Powell 5.1 Bob Robertson 4.2
1969 Willie McCovey 8.1 Boog Powell 5.9 Mike Epstein 4.3 Lee May 3.8 Wes Parker 3.7
1968 Willie McCovey 7.0 Donn Clendenon 3.8 Norm Cash 3.5 Lee May 3.5 Ernie Banks 3.5
1967 Orlando Cepeda 6.8 Harmon Killebrew 6.5 Willie McCovey 5.0 Don Mincher 4.4 George Scott 4.4
1966 Willie McCovey 5.9 Bill White 5.3 Boog Powell 4.0 Donn Clendenon 3.8 Norm Cash 3.7
1965 Willie McCovey 5.9 Norm Cash 5.4 Bill White 5.4 Harmon Killebrew 4.4 Donn Clendenon 3.0
1964 Bob Allison 6.4 Bill White 5.4 Orlando Cepeda 4.5 Norm Siebern 3.3 Deron Johnson 3.1
1963 Bill White 6.0 Orlando Cepeda 5.6 Norm Cash 4.2 Joe Pepitone 2.9 Ron Fairly 2.8
1962 Norm Siebern 5.5 Bill White 4.3 Joe Cunningham 4.3 Norm Cash 3.7 Pete Runnels 3.4
1961 Norm Cash 9.2 Jim Gentile 6.9 Orlando Cepeda 5.7 Harmon Killebrew 5.7 Joe Adcock 3.7
1960 Frank Robinson 6.2 Bill Skowron 4.6 Joe Adcock 3.7 Roy Sievers 3.6 Jim Gentile 3.1
1959 Frank Robinson 5.8 Joe Adcock 3.8 Orlando Cepeda 3.8 Willie McCovey 3.1 Ed Bouchee 2.8
1958 Vic Power 4.8 Stan Musial 4.1 Orlando Cepeda 3.1 Bob Boyd 2.7 Gail Harris 2.0
1957 Stan Musial 6.1 Gil Hodges 4.4 Ed Bouchee 4.3 Joe Cunningham 3.9 Bob Boyd 3.5
1956 Stan Musial 5.6 Joe Adcock 4.8 Bill Skowron 4.3 Gil Hodges 3.5 Ted Kluszewski 3.1
1955 Stan Musial 6.1 Ted Kluszewski 5.2 Gil Hodges 4.4 Earl Torgeson 3.7 Vic Power 3.6
1954 Ted Kluszewski 7.9 Gil Hodges 6.2 Mickey Vernon 3.6 Joe Adcock 3.5 Joe Collins 2.9
1953 Mickey Vernon 5.4 Ted Kluszewski 4.9 Gil Hodges 4.5 Earl Torgeson 2.4 Dee Fondy 2.1
1952 Gil Hodges 5.5 Ferris Fain 4.8 Ted Kluszewski 4.0 Whitey Lockman 4.0 Eddie Robinson 3.9
1951 Gil Hodges 5.7 Ferris Fain 4.6 Earl Torgeson 4.1 Eddie Robinson 3.2 Luke Easter 2.3
1950 Earl Torgeson 6.0 Gil Hodges 3.5 Monte Irvin 3.5 Johnny Hopp 3.4 Ferris Fain 3.4
1949 Mickey Vernon 3.7 Gil Hodges 3.2 Elbie Fletcher 2.6 Phil Cavarretta 2.5 Eddie Robinson 2.5
1948 Johnny Mize 6.5 Earl Torgeson 3.3 Eddie Waitkus 3.2 Ferris Fain 2.9 Billy Goodman 1.7
1947 Johnny Mize 7.1 Stan Musial 4.6 George McQuinn 4.4 Roy Cullenbine 4.3 Ferris Fain 4.0
1946 Stan Musial 8.6 Hank Greenberg 6.5 Johnny Mize 6.3 Mickey Vernon 5.5 Johnny Hopp 3.9
1945 Phil Cavarretta 6.0 Augie Galan 5.4 Joe Kuhel 4.2 Nick Etten 4.0 George McQuinn 2.5
1944 Frank McCormick 6.1 Nick Etten 5.4 Phil Weintraub 4.3 Ray Sanders 3.6 Phil Cavarretta 3.6
1943 Rudy York 6.4 Elbie Fletcher 4.2 Ray Sanders 2.9 Phil Cavarretta 2.9 Nick Etten 2.4
1942 Johnny Mize 6.0 Elbie Fletcher 5.0 Dolph Camilli 4.9 Les Fleming 4.6 Frank McCormick 3.1
1941 Dolph Camilli 6.8 Elbie Fletcher 5.8 Johnny Mize 5.4 Jimmie Foxx 4.2 George McQuinn 4.0
1940 Johnny Mize 7.4 Frank McCormick 5.7 Rudy York 5.3 Jimmie Foxx 5.2 Dolph Camilli 5.0
1939 Johnny Mize 8.0 Jimmie Foxx 6.8 Dolph Camilli 6.4 Hank Greenberg 5.5 Frank McCormick 5.3
1938 Jimmie Foxx 7.6 Hank Greenberg 7.0 Johnny Mize 6.8 Hal Trosky 4.4 Lou Gehrig 4.3
1937 Lou Gehrig 7.7 Hank Greenberg 7.7 Johnny Mize 6.6 Dolph Camilli 6.2 Zeke Bonura 4.1
1936 Lou Gehrig 9.1 Jimmie Foxx 5.9 Dolph Camilli 5.9 Gus Suhr 5.4 Johnny Mize 4.8
1935 Lou Gehrig 8.7 Jimmie Foxx 8.3 Hank Greenberg 7.7 Ripper Collins 4.7 Bill Terry 4.4
1934 Lou Gehrig 10.4 Jimmie Foxx 9.0 Ripper Collins 6.3 Hank Greenberg 6.2 Bill Terry 5.8
1933 Jimmie Foxx 9.2 Lou Gehrig 6.9 Bill Terry 3.8 Joe Kuhel 3.6 Gus Suhr 3.0
1932 Jimmie Foxx 10.5 Lou Gehrig 7.9 Bill Terry 7.2 Don Hurst 4.7 Dale Alexander 4.4
1931 Lou Gehrig 8.8 Bill Terry 6.1 Lu Blue 4.8 Jimmie Foxx 4.6 Ed Morgan 4.6
1930 Lou Gehrig 9.6 Bill Terry 7.6 Jimmie Foxx 7.1 Ed Morgan 5.7 Joe Judge 4.0
1929 Jimmie Foxx 7.9 Lou Gehrig 7.6 Lew Fonseca 5.5 Dale Alexander 5.1 Bill Terry 4.8
1928 Lou Gehrig 9.4 Jim Bottomley 5.3 Lu Blue 4.7 Del Bissonette 4.4 Bill Terry 4.0
1927 Lou Gehrig 11.8 Bill Terry 5.3 Jim Bottomley 4.4 Joe Harris 2.8 Jimmy Dykes 2.5
1926 Lou Gehrig 6.8 George Burns 5.0 Earl Sheely 3.7 Jim Bottomley 3.2 H. Kelly 3.2
1925 Jack Fournier 5.5 Jim Bottomley 5.5 Earl Sheely 3.7 Joe Harris 3.7 Lu Blue 3.7
1924 Jack Fournier 6.3 H. Kelly 4.8 Joe Judge 3.9 Joe Hauser 3.9 Joe Harris 3.9
1923 Jack Fournier 5.6 Joe Hauser 4.2 Jim Bottomley 4.1 George Burns 4.1 Lu Blue 3.3
1922 George Sisler 8.7 Ray Grimes 5.6 Wally Pipp 4.6 Jake Daubert 4.0 Earl Sheely 3.9
1921 George Sisler 5.7 Jack Fournier 4.3 H. Kelly 3.8 Ray Grimes 3.2 Lu Blue 2.9
1920 George Sisler 9.8 Joe Judge 4.1 Jack Fournier 3.4 Jake Daubert 3.2 Ed Konetchy 2.9
1919 George Sisler 6.1 Harry Heilmann 3.8 Joe Judge 3.4 Joe Harris 2.7 Wally Pipp 2.6
1918 George Sisler 6.8 George Burns 5.9 Fred Merkle 3.3 Jake Daubert 3.1 Sherry Magee 2.5
1917 George Sisler 5.9 Joe Harris 3.6 Stuffy McInnis 3.5 Joe Judge 3.4 Wally Pipp 3.2
1916 Wally Pipp 4.2 Hal Chase 4.2 George Sisler 4.1 Jake Daubert 4.1 Ed Konetchy 3.7
1915 Jack Fournier 5.9 Fred Luderus 5.7 Ed Konetchy 4.8 Vic Saier 3.8 Jake Daubert 3.7
1914 Vic Saier 4.2 Dots Miller 4.1 Chick Gandil 3.9 Stuffy McInnis 3.8 Jack Fournier 3.8
1913 Stuffy McInnis 5.4 Chick Gandil 4.0 Jake Daubert 4.0 Vic Saier 3.7 Ed Konetchy 3.4
1912 Stuffy McInnis 5.7 Ed Konetchy 3.8 Jake Daubert 3.3 Chick Gandil 2.7 Fred Merkle 2.2
1911 Ed Konetchy 5.2 Fred Merkle 3.8 Jake Daubert 3.5 Fred Luderus 3.5 Jim Delahanty 3.4
1910 Ed Konetchy 5.0 Jake Stahl 3.8 Fred Merkle 2.9 Frank Chance 2.5 Jake Daubert 2.4
1909 Ed Konetchy 4.8 Dick Hoblitzell 4.1 Jake Stahl 3.4 Harry Davis 3.1 Tim Jordan 2.6
1908 George Stovall 4.3 Frank Chance 3.6 Ed Konetchy 3.6 Claude Rossman 3.5 Kitty Bransfield 3.5
1907 Frank Chance 4.7 Fred Tenney 4.1 Harry Davis 3.9 Tim Jordan 3.6 Jiggs Donahue 3.1
1906 Frank Chance 7.3 Harry Davis 4.9 Fred Tenney 3.3 Tim Jordan 3.1 Tom Jones 3.0
1905 Harry Davis 5.9 Frank Chance 5.6 Jiggs Donahue 5.0 Dan McGann 4.9 Fred Tenney 4.0
1904 Frank Chance 5.9 Harry Davis 4.5 Dan McGann 4.4 Jake Beckley 4.3 Charlie Hickman 3.1
1903 Frank Chance 5.7 Fred Tenney 3.8 John Anderson 3.3 John Ganzel 3.3 Charlie Hickman 3.2
1902 Charlie Hickman 5.1 Fred Tenney 5.1 Jake Beckley 4.1 Dan McGann 3.3 Frank Chance 2.8
1901 Buck Freeman 4.8 John Anderson 4.4 Jake Beckley 3.9 Joe Kelley 3.2 Harry Davis 2.8
1900 Jake Beckley 4.3 Ed Delahanty 3.0 Dan McGann 2.9 Tom O'Brien 1.2 Fred Tenney 1.1
1899 Fred Tenney 5.3 Jake Beckley 4.6 Dan McGann 3.6 Bill Everitt 2.3 Jack Doyle 2.0
1898 Dan McGann 5.2 Bill Joyce 4.3 Fred Tenney 3.0 Bill Everitt 2.7 Jake Beckley 2.1
1897 Nap Lajoie 5.2 Perry Werden 3.7 Jack Doyle 3.7 Jake Beckley 2.5 Candy LaChance 2.4
1896 Jack Doyle 2.8 Roger Connor 2.8 Cap Anson 2.2 Dan Brouthers 2.0 Jake Beckley 1.8
1895 Ed Cartwright 4.3 Jake Beckley 4.0 Roger Connor 3.6 Candy LaChance 2.7 Buck Ewing 2.1
1894 Jake Beckley 4.0 Dan Brouthers 3.9 Jack Doyle 3.8 Roger Connor 3.7 Cap Anson 2.9
1893 Jake Beckley 4.6 Roger Connor 4.4 Dan Brouthers 3.8 Perry Werden 2.5 Cap Anson 2.3
1892 Dan Brouthers 8.8 Roger Connor 6.3 Jake Virtue 4.7 Buck Ewing 4.5 Cap Anson 3.2
1891 Roger Connor 5.7 Dan Brouthers 5.7 Jake Beckley 4.1 Cap Anson 3.9 Perry Werden 3.5
1890 Roger Connor 6.0 Cap Anson 5.4 Perry Werden 5.2 Dave Foutz 4.2 Dan Brouthers 4.0
1889 Cap Anson 6.4 Dan Brouthers 6.2 Tommy Tucker 6.0 Roger Connor 5.6 Jake Beckley 3.8
1888 Roger Connor 7.6 Cap Anson 6.9 Dan Brouthers 6.6 John Reilly 5.3 Tommy Tucker 3.5
1887 Roger Connor 6.2 Dan Brouthers 5.3 Cap Anson 5.2 John Reilly 3.5 Billy O'Brien 2.9
1886 Dan Brouthers 8.2 Roger Connor 7.1 Cap Anson 7.0 Dave Orr 6.3 Alex McKinnon 3.4
1885 Roger Connor 8.2 Dan Brouthers 5.2 Dave Orr 5.0 Cap Anson 3.9 Harry Stovey 3.8
1884 Dave Orr 5.8 Dan Brouthers 5.4 Cap Anson 5.1 John Reilly 4.7 Harry Stovey 4.3
1883 Dan Brouthers 5.8 Roger Connor 4.9 Ed Swartwood 3.8 Harry Stovey 3.8 John Morrill 3.7
1882 Dan Brouthers 5.9 Roger Connor 4.5 Cap Anson 4.4 Joe Start 4.1 John Morrill 3.0
1881 Cap Anson 5.9 Joe Start 2.6 John Morrill 2.5 Bill Phillips 1.8 Roger Connor 1.8
1880 Cap Anson 5.1 Joe Start 2.7 Bill Phillips 1.9 John Morrill 1.3 Ed Cogswell 1.3
1879 Joe Start 2.9 Cap Anson 2.2 Cal McVey 1.9 Ed Cogswell 1.8 Oscar Walker 1.7
1878 Joe Start 2.4 Chub Sullivan 1.7 Tim Murnane 0.3 Jake Goodman 0.1 John Morrill -0.4
1877 Deacon White 3.4 Joe Start 2.6 Jumbo Latham 1.1 Al Spalding 0.4 Charlie Gould 0.2
1876 Cal McVey 2.1 Joe Gerhardt 1.7 Herman Dehlman 0.9 Tim Murnane 0.8 Charlie Gould 0.8
1875 Cal McVey 4.6 Cap Anson 2.4 Joe Start 2.0 Herman Dehlman 1.9 Tim Murnane 1.1
1874 Jim O'Rourke 2.3 Joe Start 2.2 Cap Anson 1.9 Wes Fisler 1.7 Herman Dehlman 1.1
1873 Cap Anson 2.0 Jim O'Rourke 1.8 Everett Mills 1.7 Joe Start 0.7 Denny Mack 0.5
1872 Denny Mack 1.5 Everett Mills 0.7 Tim Murnane 0.7 Joe Start 0.5 Charlie Gould 0.4
1871 Joe Start 1.2 Clipper Flynn 0.7 Jim Foran 0.5 Everett Mills 0.4 Jim Carleton 0.4