Harvard University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"You (Jocko Conlon / former Harvard University baseball player [1917-1922]) are one umpire who could have umpired in the old days." - Hall of Fame Umpire Bill Klem
Harvard University

Major League Baseball Player Alumni


Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box


1873 - 1876



1899 - 1900



1899 - 1902



1898 - 1903



1903 - 1905



1908 - 1914



1917 - 1922


1921 - 1923


1929 - 1932


1936 - 1939


1941 - 1943


1965 - 1968


1968 - 1971


1977 - 1979

1982 - 1985
2003 - 2005
2009 - 2012
2012 - 2015

2013 - 2016


Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

Harvard University M.L.B. Player Alumni

The Harvard University baseball program started in 1871, Jim Tyng was the first former Crimson player to make it to the Major League level — appearing in his first game on September 23, 1879. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Harvard University Hall of Fame.
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