July 10, 2008


Nearly 300 Former Division I Players in Major Leagues 


In looking at the active rosters of the 30 Major League teams on July 10, there are 287 who played Division I baseball. That represents nearly 40% of the 750 major leaguers.


There are 130 Division I schools which have at least one alum in the major leagues. LSU leads the way with nine big-leaguers, followed by Long Beach State with eight and California with seven. There are six major leaguers from Cal State Fullerton, Florida, Miami (Fla.), Nevada, Stanford, Tennessee and USC.


Arizona, Houston and San Diego lead the major league teams with 14 Division I players among their active rosters of 25. Boston, Cleveland and Toronto each have 13, while San Francisco comes in with 12. Baltimore, Cincinnati, Colorado, Minnesota and Philadelphia each have 11. The Dodgers have the lowest number with five, followed by the White Sox, Royals and Nationals 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