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.

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Baylor University
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Major League Baseball Player Alumni

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
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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 ballplayers 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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