Bowling Green State University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"That slender right arm (on Orel Hershiser) , the one that had just been responsible for setting a major league record of 59 consecutive scoreless innings by a pitcher, was raised briefly in celebration, as if on display for all the baseball world to see." - Times Staff (May 1, 2000)
Bowling Green State University
"Falcons"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

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Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1.

1938 - 1943

2.

1936 - 1941

3.

1961 - 1961

4.

1967 - 1970

5.

1965 - 1968

6.

1970 - 1971

7.

1973 - 1976

8.

1975 - 1977

9.

1974 - 1977

10.

1977 - 1979

11.

1979 - 1982

12.

1982 - 1985

13.

1986 - 1988

14.

1988 - 1991

15.

1993 - 1996

16.

2002 - 2005

17.
2003 - 2005
18.

2009 - 2011

09-26-2018
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Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Bowling Green State University M.L.B. Player Alumni



The Bowling Green State University baseball program started in 1918, Barney Mussill was the first former Falcon to make it to the Major League level.
The Falcons actually have two mascots : Freddie Falcon & Frieda Falcon, but they were actually once known as "The Normals" before they became the Falcons.
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