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

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

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University of Michigan
"Wolverines"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1.
1872 - 1872
06-20-1878
2.
1882 - 1882
05-01-1884
3.
1883 - 1884
07-15-1884
4.
1885 - 1887
07-31-1884
5.
1895 - 1895
06-21-1895
6.
1892 - 1892
08-24-1895
7.
1904 - 1907
09-16-1907
8.
1906 - 1908
06-25-1908
9.
1909 - 1909
05-01-1910
10.
1909 - 1910
09-15-1910
11.
1913 - 1913
06-22-1913
12.
1908 - 1910
05-01-1914
13.
1913 - 1915
06-28-1915
14.
1918 - 1920
15.
1918 - 1919
16.
1920 - 1921
17.
1919 - 1920
18.
1921 - 1922
19.
1922 - 1922
20.
1922 - 1924
21.
1923 - 1923
22.
1924 - 1926
23.
1922 - 1922
24.
1927 - 1927
25.
1928 - 1929
26.
1932 - 1934
27.
1932 - 1934
28.
1935 - 1937
29.
1938 - 1939
30.
1941 - 1941
31.
1943 - 1945
32.
1956 - 1957
33.
1952 - 1955
34.
1957 - 1957
35.
1961 - 1961
36.
1961 - 1961
37.
1957 - 1958
38.
1961 - 1963
39.
1958 - 1960
40.
1962 - 1964
41.
1964 - 1966
42.
1965 - 1967
43.
1965 - 1966
44.
1968 - 1968
45.
1969 - 1971
46.
1969 - 1970
47.
1966 - 1967
48.
1970 - 1972
49.
1967 - 1969
50.
1969 - 1971
51.
1974 - 1976
52.
1977 - 1979
53.
1976 - 1979
54.
1980 - 1982
55.
1983 - 1985
56.
1979 - 1982
57.
1981 - 1983
58.
1984 - 1986
59.
1983 - 1984
60.
1986 - 1988
61.
1983 - 1986
62.
1985 - 1988
63.
1987 - 1989
64.
1989 - 1991
65.
1990 - 1992
66.
1992 - 1994
67.
1988 - 1990
68.
1993 - 1995
69.
1994 - 1996
70.
1997 - 2000
72.
2000 - 2002
73.
2001 - 2003
74.
1999 - 2002
75.
1999 - 1999
76.
2005 - 2005
77.
2004 - 2005
78.
1999 - 1999
79.
2006 - 2008
80.
2008 - 2010
81.
2012 - 2014
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The University of Michigan baseball program started in 1866, Frank Bliss was the first former Wolverine to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the University of Michigan Hall of Fame.

Did you know that there are eighty-one former University of Michigan baseball players who made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

Scott Kamieniecki (1983-1986) and Gary Wayne (1983-1984), who were the first two Alumni pitchers in a Varsity versus Alumni game played on September 21, 2003, were also the starting pitchers for the Michigan Wolverines during the 1984 College World Series, the last time a Michigan or Big Ten team reached Omaha.

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