University of Notre Dame Baseball Players Who Made it to a Major League Baseball Team

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

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University of Notre Dame
"Fighting Irish"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1.
1892 - 1892
05-08-1890
2.
1897 - 1898
06-12-1898
3.
1896 - 1900
04-29-1903
4.
1901 - 1901
06-22-1903
5.
1899 - 1902
04-16-1904
6.
1902 - 1904
04-17-1905
7.
1903 - 1904
05-16-1905
8.
Red Murray (Lock Haven)
1906 - 1906
06-16-1906
9.
1900 - 1901
06-20-1906
10.
1907 - 1907
08-28-1907
11.
1899 - 1900
04-18-1908
12.
1907 - 1908
06-25-1908
13.
1908 - 1909
08-03-1909
14.
1907 - 1909
08-06-1909
15.
1909 - 1909
04-30-1910
16.
1909 - 1910
06-18-1910
17.
1908 - 1909
06-25-1910
18.
1908 - 1908
04-25-1912
19.
1910 - 1912
07-18-1912
20.
1912 - 1913
07-29-1913
21.
1910 - 1911
05-15-1914
22.
1912 - 1914
09-25-1914
23.
1913 - 1915
06-23-1915
24.
1914 - 1915
25.
1917 - 1919
26.
1919 - 1921
27.
1921 - 1923
28.
1925 - 1927
29.
1926 - 1928
30.
1930 - 1931
31.
1932 - 1932
32.
1934 - 1936
33.
1939 - 1941
34.
1943 - 1943
35.
1944 - 1947
36.
1949 - 1951
37.
1954 - 1954
38.
1954 - 1955
39.
1958 - 1958
40.
1958 - 1959
41.
1958 - 1958
42.
1961 - 1963
43.
1963 - 1964
44.
1962 - 1965
45.
1962 - 1962
46.
1963 - 1966
47.
1987 - 1989
48.
1984 - 1986
49.
1989 - 1992
50.
1990 - 1993
51.
1995 - 1996
52.
1996 - 1998
53.
1999 - 2001
54.
2002 - 2004
55.
2004 - 2006
56.
2005 - 2006
57.
2002 - 2005
58.
2006 - 2008
59.
2006 - 2008
60.
2007 - 2009
61.
2011 - 2013
62.
2011 - 2013
63.
2010 - 2012
64.
2014 - 2016
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The University of Notre Dame baseball program started in 1870, Willie McGill , who at the age of sixteen pitched the Fighting Irish's very first collegiate game (but was not actually student at the school!), was the first former Fighting Irish ballplayer to make it to the Major League level.

Did you know that there are 64 former University of Notre Dame baseball players, and 20 students ( Cap Anson , Joe Blong , Bill Krieg , Count Campau , Bert Inks , Louis Sockalexis , Henry Thielman , Joe Birmingham , Tillie Shafer , Earle Mack , Alex McCarthy , Lou Nagelsen , Adrian Lynch , Tom Whelan , Yank Terry , Lou Bevil , Billy Reed , Paul Schramka , Duke Simpson , Bobby Keppel ) who did not play baseball for the Irish, who made it to the majors? Send updates to Baseball Almanac .

Notre Dame alumnus have truly played an important part in baseball history: Arch Ward founded the All-Star Game & Bert Dunne invented the batting tee.

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