The Harvard University baseball program started in 1871 and Jim Tyng was their first player to make it to the Major League level — appearing in his first game on September 23, 1879. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Harvard University Hall of Fame.
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Mike Stenhouse played at Harvard University from 1977 through 1979 and finished with a record setting career .422 batting average and single season .475 (in 1977) batting average.