Cerritos College Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"You want to talk baseball with Bret Barberie . But, no, Bret doesn't want to talk baseball. Bret wants to talk... surfing. Bret wants to talk... scuba diving. Bret wants to talk... great white sharks." - Staff Writer Charles Bricker (Sun Sentinel, 04/13/1995, 'Orioles Get Barberie, Sharks Don't', Source )
Cerritos College

In Chronological Order

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Mike Paul ( Arizona ) 1964 - 1965 05-27-1968

Scott Reid ( Arizona State )

1965 - 1966


Jim York ( UCLA ) 1966 - 1967 09-21-1970

Tommy Moore

1967 - 1968


Bob Apodaca ( CSU-LA ) 1968 - 1969 09-18-1973

Steve Staggs

1969 - 1970


Jerry Maddox ( Arizona State )

1972 - 1973


Dave Patterson

1975 - 1976


Danny Boone ( Cal State )

1973 - 1974


Ed Hodge 1977 - 1978 05-01-1984

Tom Nieto ( Oral Roberts )

1979 - 1980


Larry See

1978 - 1979


Craig Worthington

1983 - 1984


Luis Medina ( Arizona State )

1982 - 1983


Mike Benjamin ( Arizona State )

1984 - 1985


Al Osuna ( Stanford )

1984 - 1985


Brian Hunter 1986 - 1986 05-31-1991
Bret Barberie ( USC ) 1986 - 1987 09-16-1991
Dan Naulty ( Cal State ) 1989 - 1990 04-02-1996
Joel Adamson 1990 - 1990 04-10-1996
Danny Patterson 1989 - 1989 07-26-1996
Rod Barajas 1994 - 1995 09-25-1999

Dusty Wathan

1992 - 1993


Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Cerritos College MLB Player Alumnus

The Cerritos College baseball program started in 1955 and Mike Paul was their first player to make it to the Major League level.

Cerritos College was founded in 1955, is based in Norwalk, California and was named after Rancho Los Cerritos, a local ranch in the 19th century.

Did you know that there are twenty-three former Cerritos players who made it to the show (plus two additional Major League players who went to Cerritos, but did not play as they were drafted out into the minors and never actually took the field as a Falcon: Lee Bales & Rick Burleson )? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

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