The College of William and Mary baseball program started in 1895 and Mike Smith was their first player to make it to the Major League level. Former Duke University All-American and Cincinnati Reds outfielder Eric Tipton, and former Texas Ranger pitcher Jim Farr, have been successful coaches at the College of William and Mary.
Did you know that there are ten former College of William and Mary players who made it to the show? Send corrections to Baseball Almanac. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the College of William and Mary Hall of Fame.
Two other former Major League ballplayers attended William & Mary, but did not play baseball for the Tribe. They are Hank Foiles, who made his Major League debut on April 21, 1953, and Curtis Pride, who made his Major League debut on September 14, 1993.