The Ball State University baseball program started in 1920 and Merv Rettenmund was their first player to make it to the Major League level.
Did you know that there are seven former Ball State University players who made it to the show? Send corrections or updates to Baseball Almanac.
Besides the six players listed above, four other major league baseball players attended Ball State University, but did not play for the Cardinals baseball team. They were Mike Dimmel, Harley Grossman, Steve Hargan and Hal Rice.