May 3, 2012


More than 330 Former Division I Players in Big Leagues 


In looking at the active rosters and disabled lists of the 30 Major League teams on May 3, there are 333 who played Division I baseball. That represents more than 38% of the 874 major leaguers on active rosters or disabled lists..


There are 126 Division I schools which have at least one alum in the major leagues. Long Beach State leads the way with 10 big-leaguers, followed by Arizona State and Miami (Fla.) with nine. There are eight major leaguers from Texas. Those with seven include Cal State Fullerton, California, Rice and Stanford. There are six from Nebraska, North Carolina and Ole Miss (including Drew Pomeranz, pictured).


Arizona leads the major league teams with 19 Division I players on its active roster and DL. San Diego has 18, while Philadelphia and San Francisco both have 15. Miami and the Los Angeles Angels have the lowest number with six.


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


Major Leaguers by School     A through K     L through P     Q through Z


Division I Players in the American League


Division I Players in the National League

(photo by Jimmy Jones)