University of Louisiana at Lafayette Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues

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

"When Alvin Dark took over as Oakland's manager this spring, he said he had a model for the job. It was not John McGraw, Miller Huggins, Casey Stengel, or any other successful field boss. 'The past few years,' announced Dark with a straight face, 'I've tried to think of how Jesus Christ would handle ballplayers.' Two months into the season, the obstreperous A's think Dark is anything but a baseball messiah. 'The guy's a quack,' say some players." - Time Magazine (Alvin Dark: Dugout Disciple, 06/03/1974)
Southwestern Louisiana Institutue
"Ragin' Cajuns"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1944 - 1945

University of Southwestern Louisiana
"Ragin' Cajuns"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1969 - 1970

1977 - 1978

1984 - 1986

1988 - 1988

1988 - 1989

1991 - 1992

1991 - 1993

1997 - 1998

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
"Ragin' Cajuns"

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Official Logo

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

1999 - 2000
2005 - 2007
2006 - 2006

2006 - 2008

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette M.L.B. Player Alumnus



The University of Louisiana at Lafayette baseball program started in 1903 and Al Dark was their first player to make it to the Major League level.

When B.J. Ryan was selected to the 2004 All-Star Game he became the first Ragin' Cajun to appear in the Midsummer Classic since Ron Guidry had made his appearance in the 1983 All-Star Game .

Did you know that there are thirteen former University of Louisiana at Lafayette players who made it to the show? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

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