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

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

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University of Washington
"Huskies"

Major League Baseball Player Alumni

1.
1905 - 1905
05-16-1908
2.
1910 - 1910
06-19-1911
3.
1903 - 1905
04-24-1912
4.
1937 - 1939
5.
1947 - 1948
6.
1978 - 1978
7.
1978 - 1980
8.
1986 - 1986
9.
1988 - 1990
10.
1989 - 1991
11.
1994 - 1995
12.
1996 - 1996
13.
1996 - 1998
14.
2000 - 2003
15.
2004 - 2006
16.
2003 - 2005
17.
2005 - 2007
18.
2005 - 2007
19.
2010 - 2012
20.
2009 - 2010
21.
2010 - 2012
22.
2011 - 2013
23.
2011 - 2014
24.
2013 - 2015
03-21-2019
University of Washington M.L.B. Player Alumni
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The University of Washington baseball program started in 1901, Hunky Shaw was their first player to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the University of Washington Hall of Fame.

The University of Washington Huskey logo has served as inspiration for countless schools nation wide and their website discusses the creation of the current logo:

The Huskey Logo

In 1995, Washington's logo depiction of its Husky mascot was redesigned. The new version of the Husky was drawn by Michael G. Reagan using an Alaskan Malamute named Turbo Carrera as the model for the new image. The new version of the Husky shows a three-quarter profile of the mascot in a pose that is more majestic and regal than the previous version.

Source: University of Washington

Washington Huskies Logo

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(New) Washington Huskies Logo

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