The Ohio State University baseball program started in 1878 and Jud Smith was their first player to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Ohioe State University Hall of Fame.
Did you know that there are fifty-two former Ohio State University players who made it to the show? Send corrections or updates to Baseball Almanac.
Vic Janowicz also played football at Ohio State University (1949-1951) and in 1950 he rushed for nine-hundred sixty-eight yards, scored sixteen TDs, punted (setting two team records) and won the 1950 Heisman Trophy — making him the first Heisman Trophy winner to also play Major League baseball.