April 11, 2013


325 Former Division I Players Currently in Major Leagues 


In looking at the active rosters and disabled lists of the 30 Major League teams on April 11, there are 325 who played Division I baseball. That represents 38% of the 865 major leaguers on active rosters or disabled lists..


There are 133 Division I schools which have at least one alum in the major leagues. Long Beach State leads the way with 11 big-leaguers followed by Arizona State with nine, including Jason Kipnis (right) of the Cleveland Indians. There are eight major leaguers from Texas. Those with seven include Cal State Fullerton, North Carolina and Stanford. There are six from Arkansas and UCLA. Those programs with five include Alabama, California, Georgia, Miami (Fla.), South Carolina, Tennessee, USC, Vanderbilt and Virginia.


Cleveland and San Diego lead the major league teams with 17 Division I players on their active roster and DL. Arizona and Pittsburgh have 15, while Oakland has 14. Colorado and Kansas City have the lowest number with six.


There are links below to lists divided by school and by Major League team.


Major Leaguers by School     A - C     D - K     L - M     N - R     S - T     U - Z


Division I Players in:     AL East     AL Central     AL West


Division I Players in:     NL East     NL Central     NL West


(photo courtesy of ASU Media Relations)