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

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

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"We knew that if he ( Sean Green ) continued to work hard, he had the ability to get to the big leagues." - University of Louisville Head Coach Lelo Prado (uoflsports.com, 05/01/2006)

University of Louisville
"Cardinals"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1.
1926 - 1928
2.
1998 - 2000
3.
2002 - 2003
4.
2004 - 2007
5.
2004 - 2008
6.
2007 - 2009
7.
2009 - 2010
8.
2006 - 2009
9.
2009 - 2011
10.
2011 - 2013
11.
2008 - 2009
12.
2011 - 2013
13.
2010 - 2012
14.
2011 - 2013
15.
2013 - 2014
16.
2014 - 2015
17.
2012 - 2014
18.
2014 - 2016
19.
2015 - 2017
20.
2014 - 2016
University of Louisville M.L.B. Player Alumni
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The University of Louisville baseball program started in 1940, Fred Koster was the first former Cardinal to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the University of Louisville Hall of Fame.

The first future Major League player, Doc Powers , attended Louisville first, did not play baseball, transferred to Holy Cross then finished school at Notre Dame before he became a big leaguer. Hod Kibbie also attended the University of Louisville, did not play, but made it to the show on June 13, 1925 .

Did you know that there were twenty former University of Louisville ballplayers who made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

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