List of Florida Gators baseball players

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This List of Florida Gators baseball players includes former members of the Florida Gators baseball team that represents the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, who have played in one or more regular season Major League Baseball (MLB) games. The list includes such former Gators baseball players as David Eckstein, World Series Most Valuable Player, Al Rosen, former American League Most Valuable Player, and Haywood Sullivan, former managing partner of the Boston Red Sox.

Major League Baseball[edit]

Name Accomplishments
Bryan Augenstein Current MLB pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (2014– ), and formerly, the Tampa Bay Rays (2012–2013),the St. Louis Cardinals (2011–2012), and the Arizona Diamondbacks (2009)
Dennis Aust Former MLB pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals (1965–1966)
Ross Baumgarten Former MLB pitcher for the Chicago White Sox (1978–1981) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1982)
Henry Boney Former MLB pitcher for the New York Giants (1927)
Rod Brewer Former MLB pitcher for St. Louis Cardinals (1990–1993)
John Burke Former MLB pitcher and first-ever draft choice for the Colorado Rockies (1996–1997)
Johnny Burnett Former MLB shortstop for Cleveland Indians (1927–1934) and St. Louis Browns (1935) who set a MLB record with nine hits in one game
Tiny Chaplin Former MLB pticher for the New York Giants (1928, 1931–1930) and Boston Bees (1936)
Doug Corbett Former MLB pitcher for the Minnesota Twins (1980–1982), California Angels (1982–1986) and Baltimore Orioles (1986)
Robert Dodd Former MLB pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies (1998)
David Eckstein Former MLB shortstop for the Anaheim Angels (2001–2004), St. Louis Cardinals (2005–2007), Toronto Blue Jays (2008), Arizona Diamondbacks (2008) and San Diego Padres (2009–2010); World Series champion (2002, 2006), World Series Most Valuable Player (2006), All-Star (2005, 2006)
Dave Eiland Former MLB pitcher for the New York Yankees (1988–1991, 1995), San Diego Padres (1992–1993) and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–2000); former MLB pitching coach for the New York Yankees (2008–2010), and current pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals (2011– )
Mark Ellis Current MLB second baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals (2014– ), and formerly, the Los Angeles Dodgers (2012–2013), the Oakland Athletics (2002–2011) and Colorado Rockies (2011)
Bill Ferrazzi Former MLB pitcher for the Philadelphia Athletics (1935)
Cole Figueroa Current MLB second baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays (2014– )
Jeff Fischer Former MLB pitcher for the Montreal Expos (1987) and Los Angeles Dodgers (1989)
Josh Fogg Former MLB pitcher for the Chicago White Sox (2001), Pittsburgh Pirates (2002–2005), Colorado Rockies (2006–2007), Cincinnati Reds (2008) and Colorado Rockies (2009)
Bill Graham Former MLB pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1966) and New York Mets (1967)
Lefty Guise Former MLB pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1940)
Roger Holt Former MLB second baseman for the New York Yankees (1980)
Mark Kiger Former MLB infielder for the Oakland Athletics (2006)
Matthew LaPorta Current MLB left fielder for the Cleveland Indians (2009– ), and Olympic Bronze Medalist (2008)
Steve Lombardozzi Former MLB second baseman for the Minnesota Twins (1985–1988) and Houston Astros (1989–1990); World Series champion (1987)
Scott Lusader Former MLB outfielder for the Detroit Tigers (1987–1990) and New York Yankees (1991)
Jamie McAndrew Former MLB pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers (1995, 1997)
Rob Murphy Former MLB pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1985–1988), Boston Red Sox (1989–1990), Seattle Mariners (1991), Houston Astros (1992), St. Louis Cardinals (1993–1994), New York Yankees (1994), Los Angeles Dodgers (1995) and Florida Marlins (1995)
Darren O'Day Current MLB pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles (2012– ), formerly, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2008), New York Mets (2009) and Texas Rangers (2009–2011)
Tim Olson Former MLB infielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks (2004) and Colorado Rockies (2005)
Javier Ortiz Former MLB outfielder for the Houston Astros (1990–1991)
Mike Perez Former MLB pitcher for St. Louis Cardinals (1990–1994), Chicago Cubs (1995–1996) and Kansas City Royals (1997)
Chan Perry Former MLB utility player for the Cleveland Indians (2000) and Kansas City Royals (2002)
Herbert Perry Former MLB infielder for the Cleveland Indians (1994–1996), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1999–2000), Chicago White Sox (2000–2001) and Texas Rangers (2002–2004)
Kevin Polcovich Former MLB pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1997–1998)
Ned Porter Former MLB pitcher for the New York Giants (1926–1927)
Ryan Raburn Current MLB outfielder for the Cleveland Indians (2013–), formerly the Detroit Tigers (2004, 2007–2012)
Bill Ramsey Former MLB outfielder for the Boston Braves (1945)
Lance Richbourg Former MLB player for the Philadelphia Phillies (1921), Washington Senators (1924), Boston Braves (1927–1931) and Chicago Cubs (1932)
Paul Rigdon Former MLB pitcher for the Cleveland Indians (2000) and Milwaukee Brewers (2000–2001)
Steven Rodriguez Current MLB pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers (2012–)
Al Rosen Former MLB third baseman for the Cleveland Indians (1947–1956); American League Most Valuable Player (1953), MLB All-Star (1952, 1953, 1954, 1955), MLB home run champion (1950, 1953)
Steve Rosenberg Former MLB pitcher for the Chicago White Sox (1988–1990) and San Diego Padres (1991)
David Ross Current MLB catcher for the Boston Red Sox (2008, 2013–), formerly the Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2004), Pittsburgh Pirates (2005), San Diego Padres (2005), Cincinnati Reds (2006–2008), and Atlanta Braves (2009–2012)
Scott Ruskin Former MLB pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1990), Montreal Expos (1990–1991) and Cincinnati Reds (1992–1993)
Russ Scarritt Former MLB left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1929–1931) and Philadelphia Phillies (1932)
Ryan Sadowski Former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants (2009)
Ryan Shealy Former MLB first baseman for the Colorado Rockies (2005–2006), Kansas City Royals (2006–2008) and Boston Red Sox (2010)
Mike Stanley Former MLB catcher for the Texas Rangers (1986–1991), New York Yankees (1992–1995), Boston Red Sox (1996–1997), New York Yankees (1997), Toronto Blue Jays (1998), Boston Red Sox (1998–2000) and Oakland Athletics (2000); MLB All-Star (1995)
Haywood Sullivan Former MLB catcher for the Boston Red Sox (1955, 1957, 1969–1969) and Kansas City Athletics; former managing partner of the Boston Red Sox (1978–1993)
Marc Sullivan Former MLB catcher for the Boston Red Sox (1982, 1984–1987)
Nick Testa Former MLB "cup of coffee" for the San Francisco Giants (1958); former Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) catcher for the Daimai Orions (1962)
Robby Thompson Former MLB second baseman for the San Francisco Giants (1986–1996); MLB All-Star (1988, 1993)
Marc Valdes Former MLB pitcher for the Florida Marlins (1995–1996), Montreal Expos (1997–1998), Houston Astros (2000), Atlanta Braves (2001); former NPB pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers (2002) and Chunichi Dragons (2003–2004)
Brad Wilkerson Former MLB player for the Washington Nationals (2001–2005), Texas Rangers (2006–2007), Seattle Mariners (2008) and Toronto Blue Jays (2008); Olympic gold medalist (2000)
Dale Willis Former MLB pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics (1963)
Casey Wise Former MLB infielder for the Chicago Cubs (1957), Milwaukee Braves (1958–1959) and Detroit Tigers (1960)
Mike Zunino Current MLB catcher for the Seattle Mariners (2013–)

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