Clemson University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

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Clemson Agricultural College
"Tigers"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1.
1900 - 1901
04-19-1902
2.
1901 - 1903
04-24-1909
3.
1903 - 1904
04-16-1914
4.
1915 - 1917
5.
1922 - 1924
6.
1946 - 1947
7.
1952 - 1954
8.
1959 - 1960
9.
1957 - 1959

Clemson University
"Tigers"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

10.
1968 - 1968
11.
1969 - 1972
12.
1975 - 1975
13.
1974 - 1976
14.
1974 - 1976
15.
1976 - 1977
16.
1978 - 1980
17.
1977 - 1979
18.
1979 - 1980
19.
1980 - 1982
20.
1977 - 1979
21.
1982 - 1982
22.
1980 - 1980
23.
1983 - 1985
24.
1985 - 1987
25.
1986 - 1989
26.
1985 - 1988
27.
1986 - 1988
28.
1988 - 1990
29.
1987 - 1989
30.
1991 - 1992
31.
1991 - 1994
32.
1991 - 1993
33.
1993 - 1995
34.
1993 - 1995
35.
1994 - 1996
36.
1994 - 1996
37.
1995 - 1997
38.
1994 - 1995
39.
1994 - 1996
40.
1996 - 1998
41.
1999 - 2002
42.
2000 - 2002
43.
2004 - 2004
44.
2003 - 2006
45.
2001 - 2004
46.
2004 - 2006
47.
2005 - 2007
48.
2007 - 2008
49.
2009 - 2011
50.
2008 - 2008
51.
2010 - 2012
52.
2008 - 2010
53.
2007 - 2009
54.
2012 - 2012
55.
2008 - 2010
56.
2010 - 2012
57.
2012 - 2014
58.
2011 - 2014
59.
2013 - 2015
Clemson University M.L.B. Player Alumni
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The Clemson University baseball program started in 1889, John McMakin was the first former Tiger to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Clemson University Hall of Fame.

Did you know that there are fifty-nine former Clemson University ballplayers who made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

Before his "career" at Clemson University, Mark Davidson played baseball for two years (1979 through 1980) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte .

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