Baylor University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive chart of every Baylor University alumni who played baseball at Baylor University AND made it to the Major League level.

"I left the country (United States) to get away from (Joe) DiMaggio and here (in Guam in a World War II Army vs Navy baseball game) he is." - Ted Lyons
Baylor University
"Bears"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1.

Denney Wilie

1909 - 1911

07-27-1911

2.

Dave Danforth

1911 - 1911

08-01-1911

3.

Slim Harrell

1911 - 1912

06-21-1912

4.

Jack Little

1910 - 1912

07-02-1912

5.

Bill Stellbauer

1914 - 1915

04-12-1916

6.

Mule Watson

1914 - 1917

07-04-1918

7.

Ted Lyons

1920 - 1923

07-02-1923

8.

Jake Freeze

1923 - 1925

07-01-1925

9.

Lloyd Russell

1935 - 1937

04-26-1938

10.

Larry Drake

1941 - 1944

07-20-1945

11.

Tommy Fine

1937 - 1939

04-26-1947

12.

Matt Batts

1941 - 1941

09-10-1947

13.

Buzz Dozier

1943 - 1945

09-12-1947

14.

Joe Szekely

1946 - 1949

09-13-1953

15.

Seth Morehead

1952 - 1954

04-27-1957

16.

Jerry Mallett

1955 - 1957

09-19-1959

17.

Jacke Davis

1956 - 1957

04-19-1962

18.

Pete Charton

1962 - 1962

04-19-1964

19.

Ted Uhlaender

1959 - 1961

09-04-1965

20.

Fred Rath

1965 - 1965

09-10-1968

21.

Steve Macko

1976 - 1977

08-18-1979

22.

Lee Tunnell

1979 - 1981

09-04-1982

23.

Jaime Cocanower

1977 - 1978

09-07-1983

24.

Fritzie Connally

1977 - 1980

09-09-1983

25.

Andy Beene

1976 - 1979

09-22-1983

26.

Jon Perlman

1978 - 1979

09-06-1985

27.

Ken Patterson

1984 - 1985

07-09-1988

28.

Pat Combs

1987 - 1988

09-05-1989

29.

Blaine Beatty

1985 - 1986

09-16-1989

30.

Scott Ruffcorn

1989 - 1991

06-19-1993

31.

Dean Crow

1993 - 1993

05-29-1998

32.

Kip Wells

1996 - 1998

08-02-1999

33.

Jason Jennings

1997 - 1999

08-23-2001

34.

Kelly Shoppach

2000 - 2001

05-28-2005

35.

Jaime Bubela

2000 - 2000

09-15-2005

36.

David Murphy

2001 - 2003

09-02-2006

37.

Mark Saccomanno

2000 - 2003

09-08-2008

38. Drew Sutton 2004 - 2004 07-02-2009
39. Kevin Russo 2005 - 2006 05-08-2010
40. Shawn Tolleson 2008 - 2010 06-07-2012
41. Logan Verrett 2009 - 2011 04-08-2015
42. Max Muncy 2010 - 2012 04-25-2015
43.

Nate Orf

2012 - 2013

07-02-2018

#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Baylor University M.L.B. Player Alumni



The Baylor University baseball program started in 1902, Denney Wilie was the first former Bear to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Baylor University Hall of Fame.
Did you know that there are forty-three former Baylor University baseball players who made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .
The Baylor University Bears were the 2000 Big 12 Champions, had six consecutive NCAA series, and are the only Southwest Conference school that has a player enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame ( Ted Lyons ).
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