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school long name:
University of Illinois
short name:
Illinois
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drafted players:
121
major leaguers:
73
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player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges
Jason Anderson p 6-0 170 R R 1979-06-09 Danville,IL MLB 2003-2005 1998-2011
2000- 10- 308-NYA
Illinois
Joe Astroth c 5-9 187 R R 1922-09-01 East Alton,IL MLB 1945-1956 1945-1956
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Illinois
Bob Barnes p 5-11 150 L L 1902-01-06 Washburn,IL MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
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Illinois
Dick Barrett p 5-9 175 R R 1906-09-28 Mountoursville,PA MLB 1933-1945 1933-1945
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Illinois
Boyd Bartley ss 5-8 165 R R 1920-02-11 Chicago,IL MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
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Illinois
Chris Basak ss 6-2 185 R R 1978-12-06 North Platte,NE MLB 2007-2007 1998-2008
2000-  6- 185-NYN
Illinois
Fred Beebe p 6-1 190 R R 1880-12-31 Lincoln,NE MLB 1906-1916 1906-1916
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Illinois
Ethan Blackaby of 5-11 190 L L 1940-07-24 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1962-1964 1962-1964
1961-    UDFA-MLN
Illinois
Lou Boudreau ss 5-11 185 R R 1917-07-17 Harvey,IL MLB 1938-1952 1938-1952
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Illinois
Jack Bradley c 5-11 175 R R 1893-09-20 Tulsa,OK MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
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Illinois
Fred Brainerd 1b-3b 6-0 176 R R 1892-02-17 Champaign,IL MLB 1914-1916 1914-1916
--
Illinois
Jim Breton 3b 5-10 178 R R 1891-07-15 Chicago,IL MLB 1913-1915 1913-1915
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Illinois
Jack Brittin p 5-11 175 R R 1924-03-04 New Athens,IL MLB 1950-1951 1950-1951
1947-    UDFA-PHI
Illinois
Bob Burda 1b-of 5-11 180 L L 1938-07-16 St. Louis,MO MLB 1962-1972 1962-1972
1958-    UDFA-SLN
Illinois, Southern Illinois
Paul Chervinko c 5-8 185 R R 1910-07-28 Trauger,PA MLB 1937-1938 1937-1938
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Illinois
Jim Cook of-2b 5-9 163 R R 1879-11-10 Dundee,IL MLB 1903-1903 1903-1903
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Illinois
Mark Dalesandro c-3b 6-0 195 R R 1968-05-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1994-1999 1987-2002
1990- 18- 503-CAL
Illinois
Ray Demmitt of 5-8 170 L R 1884-02-02 Illiopolis,IL MLB 1909-1919 1909-1919
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Rose-Hulman, Illinois
Lee Dunham 1b 5-11 185 L L 1902-06-09 Atlanta,IL MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
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Illinois, Illinois Wesleyan
John Ericks p 6-7 220 R R 1967-06-16 Oak Lawn,IL MLB 1995-1997 1986-1997
1988-  1-  22-SLN
Illinois
Hoot Evers of 6-2 185 R R 1921-02-08 St. Louis,MO MLB 1941-1956 1941-1956
--
Illinois
Cy Falkenberg p 6-5 180 R R 1880-12-17 Chicago,IL MLB 1903-1917 1903-1917
--
Illinois
John Felske c-1b 6-3 195 R R 1942-05-30 Chicago,IL MLB 1968-1973 1968-1973
1961-    UDFA-CHN
Illinois
Darrin Fletcher c 6-2 205 L R 1966-10-03 Elmhurst,IL MLB 1989-2002 1985-2002
1987-  6- 144-LAN
Illinois
Tom Fletcher p 6-0 170 B L 1942-06-28 Elmira,NY MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
1962-    UDFA-DET
Illinois
player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges
Jack Franklin p 5-11 170 R R 1919-10-20 Paris,IL MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
--
Illinois
Moe Franklin ss 6-0 175 R R 1914-04-01 Chicago,IL MLB 1941-1942 1941-1942
--
Illinois
Joey Gerber p 6-4 215 R R 1997-05-03 Fridley,MN MLB 2020-2020 2016-2022
2018-  8- 238-SEA
Illinois
Red Gunkel p 5-8 158 B R 1894-04-15 Sheffield,IL MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
--
Illinois
George Halas of 6-0 164 B R 1895-02-02 Chicago,IL MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
--
Illinois
Tom Haller c 6-4 195 L R 1937-06-23 Lockport,IL MLB 1961-1972 1961-1972
1958-    UDFA-SFN
Illinois
John Happenny 2b-ss 5-11 165 R R 1901-05-18 Waltham,MA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
--
Illinois
Jim Hicks of-1b 6-3 205 R R 1940-05-18 East Chicago,IN MLB 1965-1970 1965-1970
1959-    UDFA-CHA
Illinois
Ken Holtzman p 6-2 175 R L 1945-11-03 St. Louis,MO MLB 1965-1979 1965-1979
1965-  4-  61-CHN
Illinois
Kyle Hudson of 5-11 175 L L 1987-01-07 Mattoon,IL MLB 2011-2011 2006-2015
2008-  4- 116-BAL
Illinois
Dick Hyde p 5-11 170 R R 1928-08-03 Hindsboro,IL MLB 1955-1961 1955-1961
--
Illinois
Jeff Innis p 6-0 170 R R 1962-07-05 Decatur,IL MLB 1987-1993 1981-1995
1983- 13- 318-NYN
Illinois
Jimmy Journell p 6-4 205 R R 1977-12-29 Springfield,OH MLB 2003-2005 1997-2006
1999-  4- 132-SLN
Illinois
Howie Judson p 6-1 195 R R 1926-02-16 Hebron,IL MLB 1948-1954 1948-1954
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Illinois
Herb Juul p 5-11 150 L L 1886-02-02 Chicago,IL MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
--
Illinois
Bobby Klaus 2b-3b 5-10 170 R R 1937-12-27 Spring Grove,IL MLB 1964-1965 1964-1965
1959-    UDFA-CIN
Illinois
Gary Kolb of-c 6-0 195 L R 1940-03-13 Rock Falls,IL MLB 1960-1969 1960-1969
1960-    UDFA-SLN
Illinois
Sean Lawrence p 6-4 215 L L 1970-09-02 Oak Park,IL MLB 1998-1998 1991-2001
1992-  6- 175-PIT
St. Francis (IL), Illinois
Don Lenhardt of-1b 6-3 190 R R 1922-10-04 Alton,IL MLB 1950-1954 1950-1954
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Illinois, Washington U. in St. Louis
Em Lindbeck h 6-0 185 L R 1935-08-27 Kewanee,IL MLB 1960-1960 1960-1960
1956-    UDFA-MLN
Illinois
Walt Linden c 6-1 190 R R 1924-03-27 Chicago,IL MLB 1950-1950 1950-1950
--
Illinois
Carl Lundgren p 5-11 175 R R 1880-02-16 Marengo,IL MLB 1902-1909 1902-1909
--
Illinois
Harry McCurdy c 5-11 187 L R 1899-09-15 Stevens Point,WI MLB 1922-1934 1922-1934
--
Illinois
Sean Mulligan c 6-2 205 R R 1970-04-25 Lynwood,CA MLB 1996-1996 1989-2002
1991-  4- 107-SDN
Illinois
Rube Novotney c 6-0 187 R R 1924-08-05 Redondo Beach,CA MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
--
Illinois
player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges
Ernie Ovitz p 5-8 156 R R 1885-10-07 Mineral Point,WI MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
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Illinois
Donn Pall p 6-1 179 R R 1962-01-11 Chicago,IL MLB 1988-1998 1983-1999
1985- 23- 579-CHA
Illinois
Big Jeff Pfeffer p 6-1 185 R R 1882-03-31 Champaign,IL MLB 1905-1911 1905-1911
--
Illinois
Herb Plews 2b-3b 5-11 160 L R 1928-06-14 Helena,MT MLB 1956-1959 1956-1959
--
Illinois
Ray Poat p 6-2 200 R R 1917-12-19 Chicago,IL MLB 1942-1949 1942-1949
--
Illinois
Lou Possehl p 6-2 180 R R 1926-04-12 Chicago,IL MLB 1946-1952 1946-1952
--
Illinois
Dick Reichle of 6-0 185 L R 1896-11-23 Lincoln,IL MLB 1922-1923 1922-1923
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Illinois
Tanner Roark p 6-2 238 R R 1986-10-05 Wilmington,IL MLB 2013-2021 2006-2021
2008- 25- 753-TEX
Illinois
Chris Robinson c 6-0 200 R R 1984-05-12 London,ON MLB 2013-2013 2003-2013
2005-  3-  90-DET
Illinois
Wally Roettger of 6-1 190 R R 1902-08-28 St. Louis,MO MLB 1927-1934 1927-1934
--
Illinois
Marv Rotblatt p 5-7 160 B L 1927-10-18 Chicago,IL MLB 1948-1951 1948-1951
--
Illinois
Claude Rothgeb of 6-0 200 B -- 1880-01-01 Milford,IL MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
--
Illinois
Cody Sedlock p 6-4 200 R R 1995-06-19 Sherrard,IL MLB 2022-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-  27-BAL
Illinois
Frank Smykal ss 5-7 150 R R 1889-10-13 Chicago,IL MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
--
Illinois
Ed Spiezio 3b 5-11 180 R R 1941-10-31 Joliet,IL MLB 1964-1972 1964-1972
1963-    UDFA-SLN
Illinois, Lewis
Scott Spiezio 1b-2b 6-2 222 B R 1972-09-21 Joliet,IL MLB 1996-2007 1991-2010
1993-  6- 181-OAK
Illinois
Jake Stahl 1b 6-2 195 R R 1879-04-13 Elkhart,IL MLB 1903-1913 1903-1913
--
Illinois
Larry Sutton 1b-rf 6-0 185 L L 1970-05-14 West Covina,CA MLB 1997-2004 1989-2004
1992- 21- 582-KCA
Illinois
Jake Thies p 5-11 170 R R 1926-04-01 St. Louis,MO MLB 1954-1955 1954-1955
--
Illinois
Otto Vogel of 6-0 195 R R 1899-10-26 Mendota,IL MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
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Illinois
Ollie Voigt p 6-1 170 L R 1900-01-29 Wheaton,IL MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
--
Illinois
Dick Weik p 6-3 184 R R 1927-11-17 Waterloo,IA MLB 1948-1954 1948-1954
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Illinois
Terry Wells p 6-3 205 L L 1963-09-10 Kankakee,IL MLB 1990-1990 1982-1993
1985-  8- 196-HOU
Illinois
73 record(s)