Boston College Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

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"Call it The Curse of Brian Looney. Remember last year's Atlantic League title series, when Looney pitched a masterful Game 3 to put Nashua on the verge of a championship? Since then, the Somerset Patriots have simply mopped the floor with the Nashua Pride, having beaten them in eight of nine meetings, including Monday night's 9-3 yawner in front of 1,983 fans at Holman Stadium." - The Nashua Telegraph (June 29, 2004)

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Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1. Denny Sullivan ( Holy Cross ) 1875 - 1877 08-25-1879
2. Steve Dignan 1878 - 1880 06-01-1880
3. Asa Stratton ( Brown ) 1874 - 1875 06-17-1881
4. Tom Gunning ( Holy Cross & Pennsylvania ) 1881 - 1884 07-26-1884
5. Jimmy Ryan ( Holy Cross ) 1881 - 1885 10-08-1885
6. Jack Slattery ( Fordham ) 1896 - 1901 09-28-1901
7. Tom Stankard ( Holy Cross ) 1901 - 1904 07-02-1904
8. Hub Hart ( Georgetown ) 1898 - 1901 07-16-1905
9. Allie Strobel 1902 - 1905 08-29-1905
10. Charlie Maloney 1905 - 1908 08-10-1908
11. Joe Casey 1906 - 1909 10-01-1909
12. Andy Harrington ( Holy Cross ) 1908 - 1913 09-08-1913
13. Eddie Phillips 1920 - 1923 05-04-1924
14. Frank Wilson 1921 - 1924 06-20-1924
15. Ike Kamp 1919 - 1924 09-16-1924
16. Bill Vargus 1921 - 1925 06-23-1925
17. Dinny McNamara 1924 - 1927 07-02-1927
18. Luke Urban 1917 - 1921 07-19-1927
19. Freddie Moncewicz 1922 - 1928 06-19-1928
20. John Shea 1923 - 1928 06-30-1928
21. Al Weston 1924 - 1929 06-29-1929
22. Pat Creeden 1925 - 1930 04-14-1931
23. Jud McLaughlin 1930 - 1931 06-23-1931
24. Ed Gallagher 1929 - 1932 07-08-1932
25. Andy Spognardi 1928 - 1932 09-02-1932
26. Emil Roy 1930 - 1933 09-30-1933
27. Eddie Waitkus 1938 - 1938 04-15-1941
28. Lennie Merullo ( Villanova ) 1939 - 1939 09-12-1941
29. Joe Coleman 1940 - 1904 09-19-1942
30. Bill DeKoning 1938 - 1941 05-27-1945
31. Eddie Pellagrini 1937 - 1938 04-22-1946
32. Joe Morgan 1950 - 1952 04-14-1959
33. Mike Roarke 1949 - 1952 04-19-1961
34. Brian Looney 1989 - 1991 09-26-1993
35. Chris Lambert 2003 - 2003 08-26-2008
36. Joe Martinez 2002 - 2005 04-07-2009
37. Tony Sanchez 2007 - 2009 06-23-2013
38. Mike Belfiore 2007 - 2009 09-27-2013
39. Eric Campbell 2006 - 2008 05-10-2014
40. Pat Dean 2008 - 2010 05-11-2016
41. Chris Shaw 2013 - 2015 08-31-2018
42. Justin Dunn 2014 - 2016 09-12-2019
43. Michael King 2014 - 2016 09-27-2019
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The Boston College baseball program started in 1888, Denny Sullivan was the first former Eagle to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above are in the Boston College Hall of Fame.

A 1920 issue of the Boston College paper, The Heights , had the following quote about their current mascot, from Rev. Edward Mc Laughlin, "It is important that we adopt a mascot to preside at our pow-wows and triumphant feats. And why not the Eagle, symbolic of majesty, power, and freedom? Its natural habitat is the high places. Surely the Heights is made to order for such a selection. Proud would the B.C. man feel to see the B.C. Eagle snatching the trophy of victory from old opponents, their tattered banner clutched in his talons as he flies aloft."

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