Ball State University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"Young players just want to go, go, go. In the minor leagues sometimes we have to lock the cages to keep them out.'' - Merv Rettenmund in Life down Blue Jay way (CNN/SI, 03/08/2005)
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Major League Baseball Player Alumni

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Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1.

1963 - 1964

2.

1982 - 1985

3.

1984 - 1986

4.

1997 - 1999

5.

1995 - 1997

6.
2000 - 2002
7.
2002 - 2003
8.
2008 - 2008
9.
2007 - 2009
10.
2009 - 2010
11.

2014 - 20016

05-28-2019
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Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Ball State University M.L.B. Player Alumni



The Ball State University baseball program started in 1920, Merv Rettenmund was the first former Cardinal to make it to the Major League level.
Did you know that there are eleven former Ball State University baseball players who made it to the show? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .
Besides the six players listed above, four other major league baseball players attended Ball State University, but did not play for the Cardinals baseball team. They were Mike Dimmel , Harley Grossman , Steve Hargan and Hal Rice .
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