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.

"I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it." - Carl Yastrzemski (Source: etched on walls above lockers in Boston Red Sox spring training stadium)
University of Notre Dame
"Fighting Irish"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

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

05-24-2019
#

Name [Click for M.L. Stats]

Dates Played

Debut / Box

University of Notre Dame M.L.B. Player Alumni



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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