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Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball

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Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball

  1. 1. Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball By: Cody Gotchall
  2. 2. Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball A four-year member of the Crescent Valley High School robotics team, Cody Gotchall has accumulated a wealth of volunteer experience since graduating in 2014. A resident of Oregon, Cody Gotchall is an avid fan of the Oregon State University baseball team.
  3. 3. Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball Since 1931, 29 former Oregon State Beavers have played Major League Baseball (MLB), 15 of which debuted in the 21st century. Below are three of the most prominent Oregon State alumnus still playing in the MLB.
  4. 4. Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball 1. Jacoby Ellsbury: A first-round pick by the Boston Red Sox in 2005, Ellsbury has played over 1,100 MLB games with the Red Sox and New York Yankees. The outfielder boasts a .286 career batting average as well as 98 homeruns, 476 runs batted in, and 325 stolen bases.
  5. 5. Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball 2. Darwin Barney: Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the fourth round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft, Barney won a Gold Glove in 2012 as the best defensive short stop in the National League. Currently playing for the Toronto Blue Jays, he has a career batting average of .250 in 692 games.
  6. 6. Oregon State Alumni in Major League Baseball 3. Michael Conforto: The most recent Oregon State alumnus to debut in the MLB, Conforto has 23 homeruns and 74 runs batted in through his first 176 games in the league. He was selected 10th overall by the New York Mets in the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft.

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