University of Florida Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

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University of Florida
"Gators"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1.
1919 - 1919
2.
1924 - 1926
3.
1926 - 1926
4.
1926 - 1927
5.
1925 - 1927
6.
1922 - 1928
7.
1933 - 1935
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1930 - 1930
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1939 - 1940
10.
1942 - 1942
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1950 - 1952
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1952 - 1953
13.
1946 - 1946
14.
1955 - 1956
15.
1960 - 1961
16.
1955 - 1956
17.
1977 - 1977
18.
1971 - 1974
19.
1975 - 1977
20.
1977 - 1979
21.
1981 - 1981
22.
1980 - 1981
23.
1979 - 1980
24.
1983 - 1983
25.
1982 - 1985
26.
1984 - 1985
27.
1984 - 1985
28.
1985 - 1986
29.
1985 - 1985
30.
1982 - 1985
31.
1982 - 1982
32.
1985 - 1987
33.
1985 - 1985
34.
1988 - 1991
35.
1987 - 1989
36.
1991 - 1993
37.
1990 - 1992
38.
1991 - 1992
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1994 - 1994
40.
1996 - 1996
41.
1993 - 1994
42.
1994 - 1997
43.
1996 - 1998
44.
1996 - 1998
45.
1996 - 1999
46.
1998 - 1998
47.
2000 - 2000
48.
2000 - 2002
49.
2003 - 2006
50.
2004 - 2007
51.
2005 - 2007
52.
2001 - 2003
53.
2009 - 2011
54.
2011 - 2012
55.
2010 - 2012
56.
2007 - 2010
57.
2007 - 2010
58.
2009 - 2011
59.
2007 - 2008
60.
2009 - 2012
61.
2010 - 2012
62.
2010 - 2012
63.
2011 - 2012
64.
2013 - 2015
65.
2012 - 2014
66.
2012 - 2014
67.
2013 - 2015
68.
2014 - 2016
03-28-2019
69.
2013 - 2015
03-28-2019
70.
2014 - 2016
05-15-2019
71.
2014 - 2016
08-21-2019
University of Florida M.L.B. Player Alumni
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The University of Florida baseball program started in 1912, Lance Richbourg was the first former Gator to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear in bold print are in the University of Florida Hall of Fame.

The Florida Gators play baseball at McKethan Stadium at Perry Field (ranked seventh best college baseball field in the United States by Baseball America) which seats 5,000 fans at capacity, including 2,500 grandstand seats (almost 1,000 with chairbacks) and 2,500 bleacher seats extending down the outfield lines in left-field.

Did you know that there were seventy-one former University of Florida ballplayers who made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

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