Troy State University might have renamed itself Troy University in 2004, but their baseball program started in 1924 and Tom Drake was their first player to make it to the Major League level. Their new logo appears below:
Troy University Official Logo
Did you know that there are eight former Troy University players who made it to the show? Send corrections or updates to Baseball Almanac. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Troy State University Hall of Fame.
Three other Major League players have attended Troy, but did not play baseball while they were at the school: Grady Wilson, Fred Hatfield & Mackey Sasser.