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

Major League Baseball Player Alumni


Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box


1938 - 1943


1936 - 1941


1961 - 1961


1967 - 1970


1965 - 1968


1970 - 1971


1973 - 1976


1975 - 1977


1974 - 1977


1977 - 1979


1979 - 1982


1982 - 1985


1986 - 1988


1988 - 1991


1993 - 1996


2002 - 2005

2003 - 2005

2009 - 2011


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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