Today's first basemen are known for known for hitting towering home runs that threaten to leave a crater on the moon. Between Albert Pujols (42), Ryan Howard (31), Prince Fielder (32), Adrian Gonzalez (31), Miguel Cabrera (38) and Mark Teixeira (33), these six sluggers combined for 207 home runs in 2010.
But as good as they are at hitting the long ball, some of these guys can flash some leather, too. Three of them have a Gold Glove on their resume, and one of them might even be the greatest first basemen ever.
Where does Pujols rank among the best defensive first basemen in baseball history? Read on to find out.