Nevada's Big League Talent Rivals Just About Anyone's

By: Nevada Wolf Pack Email
By: Nevada Wolf Pack Email

Reno, Nev. - According to CollegeBaseballInsider.com the University of Nevada is tied for second with Florida State, Oklahoma and Stanford for the most players from an NCAA Division I school playing Major League Baseball this season. LSU leads the way with eight big-leaguers.

Corky Miller (Chicago White Sox), Lyle Overbay (Toronto), Chad Qualls (Arizona), Ryan Church (NY Mets), Kevin Kouzmanoff (San Diego), Eddie Bonine (Detroit) and Chris Dickerson (Cincinnati) are currently on MLB rosters. In the history of Nevada baseball 15 former Wolf Pack players have made played Major League Baseball.

Link it CollegeBaseballInsider.com article - www.collegebaseballinsider.com/MajorLeagues/ML041009.html

15 Former Wolf Pack Players With MLB Experience

Name Pos. at Nevada Drafting Team MLB Debut

Shawn Barton LHP 1984 Philadelphia Phillies Aug. 6, 1992

Eddie Bonine RHP 2003 San Diego Padres June 14, 2008

Ryan Church OF 1997-00 Cleveland Indians Aug. 21, 2004

Chris Dickerson OF 2001-03 Cincinatti Reds Aug. 12, 2008

Andy Dominique 1B/C 1994-97 Philadelphia Phillies May 25, 2004

Joe Inglett 2B 1997-00 Cleveland Indians June 21, 2006

Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B 2003 Cleveland Indians Sept. 2, 2006

Corky Miller C 1997-98 Cincinnati Reds Sept. 4, 2001

Lyle Overbay 1B/OF 1996-99 Arizona Diamondbacks Sept. 19, 2001

Eddie Plank RHP 1972-73 San Francisco Giants Sept. 6, 1978

Chris Prieto OF 1993 San Diego Padres May 14, 2005

Chad Qualls RHP 1999-00 Houston Astros July 22, 2004

Darrell Rasner RHP 2000-02 Montreal Expos Sept. 6, 2005

Rob Richie OF 1984-87 Detroit Tigers Aug. 19, 1989

Chris Singleton OF 1992-93 San Francisco Giants Apr. 10, 1999


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