Rice University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"I got a decent pitch to hit (during his first Major League at-bat) and was a little out in front of it. It really wasn't what we needed (he ground into a double play) right there, but it was one at-bat." - Lance Berkman
Rice Institute
"Owls"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

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1.

Eddie Dyer

1920 - 1922

07-08-1922

2.

Jim Asbell ( Tulane )

1936 - 1937

05-08-1938

3.

Joe Wood

1939 - 1939

05-02-1943

4.

Frank Carswell

1939 - 1941

04-17-1953

Rice University
"Owls"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

5.

Dave Hilton

1969 - 1970

09-10-1972

6.

Mike Macha

1974 - 1975

04-20-1979

7.

Allan Ramirez

1976 - 1979

06-08-1983

8.

Matt Williams

1978 - 1981

08-02-1983

9.

Norm Charlton

1982 - 1984

08-19-1988

10.

Dave Pavlas

1982 - 1984

08-21-1990

11.

Jose Cruz, Jr.

1993 - 1995

05-31-1997

12.

Matt Anderson

1995 - 1997

06-25-1998

13.

Tim Byrdak

1994 - 1994

08-07-1998

14.

Lance Berkman

1995 - 1997

07-16-1999

15.

Mark Quinn

1994 - 1995

09-14-1999

16.

Kevin Joseph

1995 - 1997

08-01-2002

17.

Bubba Crosby

1996 - 1998

05-29-2003

18.

Mario Ramos

1998 - 1999

06-19-2003

19.

David Aardsma ( Penn State )

2002 - 2003

04-06-2004

20.

Phil Barzilla

2000 - 2001

06-11-2006

21. Philip Humber 2002 - 2004 09-24-2006
22.

Marc Gwyn

1998 - 2000

07-29-2007

23. Craig Stansberry 2003 - 2003 08-25-2007
24.

Jeff Niemann

2002 - 2004

04-13-2008

25.

Paul Janish

2002 - 2004

05-14-2008

26. Josh Geer ( Navarro ) 2005 - 2005 08-30-2008
27. Josh Rodriguez 2004 - 2006 04-05-2011
28. Lance Pendleton 2003 - 2005 04-15-2011
29. Joe Savery 2005 - 2007 09-20-2011
30. Lucas Luetge 2008 - 2008 04-07-2012
31. Brock Holt ( Navarro ) 2009 - 2009 09-01-2012
32. Tony Cingrani 2010 - 2011 09-09-2012
33. Anthony Rendon 2009 - 2011 04-21-2013
34. Matt Langwell ( Sam Houston ) 2007 - 2008 06-02-2013
35. Bryan Price 2006 - 2008 09-01-2014
36. Tyler Duffey 2010 - 2012 08-05-2015
37. J.T. Chargois 2010 - 2012 06-11-2016
38.

Jon Duplantier

2014 & 2016

04-01-2019
#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Rice University M.L.B. Player Alumni



The Rice University baseball program started in 1913, Eddie Dyer was the first former Owels player to make it to the Major League level.
Did you know that there are thirty-eight former Rice University baseball playerswho made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .
Rice University players who attended other colleges: Jim Asbell who also played at Tulane University and Joe Wood who also played at University of Houston .
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