Georgetown University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"He (Charlie Gehringer) made things so easy that he wasn't appreciated. (Joe) DiMaggio was like that for a while. He was so damn graceful that it took him quite a while to be appreciated. The difficult plays, I mean, he made them look easy." - Clyde Sukeforth in a Mike Shatzkin Interview (September 19, 1993)
Georgetown University

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1892 - 1895


1892 - 1896


1891 - 1897


1898 - 1900


1896 - 1897


1898 - 1902


1898 - 1903


1894 - 1902


1902 - 1905


1902 - 1904


1900 - 1904


1902 - 1907


1906 - 1908


1902 - 1909


1908 - 1909


1913 - 1914


1913 - 1914


1911 - 1914


1911 - 1915


1912 - 1915


1914 - 1916


1917 - 1917


1918 - 1920

1922 - 1924

1919 - 1924

1923 - 1926

1922 - 1923

1921 - 1921

1926 - 1931

1923 - 1926

1937 - 1941

1946 - 1949

1947 - 1947

1990 - 1993

2007 - 2010


Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Georgetown University M.L.B. Player Alumni

The Georgetown University baseball program started in 1866 and Tom McCreery was their first player to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Georgetown University Hall of Fame.

The Georgetown University Hoyas were once nicknamed something else and one has to wonder exactly what is a "Hoya" anyway:

What is a Hoya?

Many years ago, when all Georgetown students were required to study Greek and Latin, the University's teams were nicknamed "The Stonewalls." It is suggested that a student, using Greek and Latin terms, started the cheer "Hoya Saxa!", which translates into "What Rocks!" The name proved popular and the term "Hoyas" was eventually adopted for all Georgetown teams.

Source: Georgetown University ( link ) Website.

Did you know that there are thirty-five former Georgetown University players who made it to the show? Please send updates to Baseball Almanac .

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