Bethune-Cookman University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"I'm very excited about the fact that Mark (Woodyard) was able to break into the major league ranks," commented an excited . "It's good to know that if you persevere in the minor leagues, that you can, in fact, make it to the big leagues. I just hope that he works hard and earns himself a chance to stay there [MLB] now." - Bethune-Cookman College Head Coach Mervyl Melendez (B-CC Website)

Bethune-Cookman College
"Wildcats"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

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Dates Played

Debut / Box

1981 - 1983

1999 - 2000

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Dates Played
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Bethune-Cookman University
"Wildcats"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]
Dates Played
Debut / Box
2006 - 2009
2009 - 2011
2011 - 2014
05-09-2019

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Dates Played

Debut / Box

Bethune-Cookman University M.L.B. Player Alumni



The Bethune-Cookman College baseball program started in 1971, Stan Jefferson was the first former Wildcat to make it to the Major League level. In 2007, the Board of Trustees changed their name to Bethune-Cookman University.
On September 20, 1986 , just 13 days after his Major League debut, former Wildcat Stan Jefferson hit his first major league home run in the sixth inning off Tom Hume making Stan the first former B-CC player with a major league home run as well.
Did you know that there are five former Bethune-Cookman College baseball players who made it to the majors? Too easy? Did you you know Earl Battey attended Bethune-Cookman after playing Major League Baseball and upon graduating from the University, became a high school teacher and baseball coach in Ocala, Florida? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .
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