Allegheny College Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

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In Chronological Order

1873 - 1877
05-01-1878
1959 - 1962
2001 - 2003
Allegheny College MLB Player Alumnus
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The Allegheny College baseball program started in 1867 and Russ McKelvy was their first player to make it to the Major League level. On September 3, 1934, former All-American (1931) football star Bob Garbark broke into the major leagues, but is not included on the chart above as he did not play baseball for the Gators.

On June 1, 1878, Russ McKelvy became the first Gator to hit a major league home run when he connected off Bobby Mitchell in the top of the third inning, with a runner on second, and scored an inside the park (Avenue Grounds) home run.

Did you know that there are three former Allegheny players who made it to the show? Send corrections or updates to Baseball Almanac .

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