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(Last Updated 8/9/2022)

South Carolina has a rich history of Gamecocks succeeding at the highest level with 56 former players reaching the Major Leagues.

Jonah Bride (2016-18) is the most recent former player to reach and play in, “The Show,” as he was called up to the Oakland Athletics on June 14, 2022.

Players in Major League Baseball
Jackie Bradley Jr. – OF – Toronto Blue Jays
Jonah Bride – INF – Oakland Athletics
Wil Crowe – RHP – Pittsburgh Pirates
Whit Merrifield – IF – Toronto Blue Jays
Jordan Montgomery – LHP – St. Louis Cardinals
Christian Walker – INF – Arizona Diamondbacks

Players in Minor League Baseball
Triple-A
Eddy Demurias – RHP – Louisville (Cincinnati Reds)
Grayson Greiner – C – Reno (Arizona Diamondbacks)
Tyler Johnson* – RHP – Charlotte (Chicago White Sox)
Kyle Martin – INF – El Paso (San Diego Padres)
Cody Mincey – RHP – Jacksonville (Miami Marlins)
Cody Morris – RHP – Columbus (Cleveland Guardians)
John Parke – LHP – Charlotte (Chicago White Sox)
Clarke Schmidt – RHP – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (New York Yankees)
Max Schrock* – INF – Louisville (Cincinnati Reds)
Matt Vogel – RHP – Norfolk (Baltimore Orioles)
Taylor Widener – RHP – Reno (Arizona Diamondbacks)

Double-A
Luke Berryhill* – C – Corpus Christi (Houston Astros)
Noah Campbell* – INF – Biloxi (Milwaukee Brewers)
Carlos Cortes – OF – Binghamton (New York Mets)
Alex Destino – OF – Birmingham (Chicago White Sox)
TJ Hopkins – OF – Chattanooga (Cincinnati Reds)
Brett Kerry – RHP – Rocket City (Los Angeles Angels)
Carmen Mlodzinski – RHP – Altoona (Pittsburgh Pirates)
TJ Shook – RHP – Biloxi (Milwaukee Brewers)
Madison Stokes* – INF – Reading (Philadelphia Phillies)

High-A
Wes Clarke – C – Wisconsin (Milwaukee Brewers)
Thomas Farr – RHP – Dayton (Cincinnati Reds)
Daniel Lloyd – RHP – Aberdeen (Baltimore Orioles)
Reid Morgan* – RHP – Everett (Seattle Mariners)

Low-A
Brady Allen – OF – Jupiter (Miami Marlins)
Adam Hill – RHP – Modesto (Seattle Mariners)
Brannon Jordan – RHP – Carolina (Milwaukee Brewers)

Rookie
Andrew Peters* – RHP – ACL Angels (Los Angeles Angels)

Independent
Sam Dyson – RHP – Toros de Tijuana (Mexican League)
LT Tolbert – INF – Sioux City (American Association)
Tyler Webb – LHP – Long Island (Atlantic League)
* Injured list

Gamecock Baseball in the Major Leagues History

(Last Updated 6/30/2022)

In the history of Major League Baseball, there have been 56 former Gamecocks to reach, “The Show.” The list spans from 1895 to the present as well as 30 organizations.

Gamecocks In The Major Leagues Statistical History (PDF)  Get Acrobat Reader

Arizona Diamondbacks
Billy Buckner – RHP – 2008-10
Grayson Greiner – C – 2022
Christian Walker – 1B – 2017-22
Taylor Widener – RHP – 2020-22

Atlanta (Boston) Braves
George Jeffcoat – RHP – 1943
Hank Small – 1B – 1978

Baltimore Orioles (NL)
Doc McJames – RHP – 1898

Baltimore Orioles (St. Louis Browns)
Syd Smith – C/1B – 1908
Mike Cook – RHP – 1993
Brian Williams – RHP – 1997
Brian Roberts – 2B – 2001-13
Steve Pearce – 1B/OF – 2012-15
Steven Tolleson – INF/OF – 2012
Christian Walker – 1B – 2014-15

Boston Red Sox
Ed Chaplin – C – 1920-22
Garry Hancock – OF/DH – 1978-82
Jim Pankovits – 2B – 1990
Dave Hollins – 3B – 1995
Jackie Bradley Jr. – OF – 2013-22
Steve Pearce – 1B/OF – 2018-19

Chicago Cubs
Sumpter Clarke – 3B – 1920
Randy Martz – RHP – 1980-83
Ed Lynch – RHP – 1986-87
Bill Landrum – RHP – 1988
Brian Williams – RHP – 2000

Chicago White Sox
Fritz Von Kolnitz – 3B/OF – 1916
Roxy Snipes – PH – 1923

Cincinnati Reds
Fritz Von Kolnitz – 3B/OF – 1914-15
Bill Landrum – RHP – 1986-87, 1993
D.T. Cromer – 1B – 2000-01
Jon Coutlangus – LHP – 2007
Marcus McBeth – RHP – 2007
Max Schrock – INF – 2021-22

Cleveland Indians/Guardians
Syd Smith – C/3B – 1910-11
Sumpter Clarke – OF – 1923-24
Don Gordon – RHP – 1987-88
Brian Williams – RHP – 2000
Dave Hollins – DH – 2001
Adam Everett – SS – 2011

Colorado Rockies
Jim Stoops – RHP – 1998

Detroit Tigers
Brian Williams – RHP – 1996
Adam Everett – SS – 2009-10
Grayson Greiner – C – 2018-21

Houston Astros
Jim Pankovits – INF – 1984-88
Brian Williams – RHP – 1991-94, 1999
Tripp Cromer – INF – 2000, 2003
Adam Everett – SS – 2001-07
Steve Pearce – OF – 2012

Kansas City Royals
Gary Lance – LHP – 1977
Jeff Twitty – LHP – 1980
Greg Keatley – C – 1981
Billy Buckner – RHP – 2007
Whit Merrifield – INF/OF – 2016-22

Los Angeles (California) Angels of Anaheim
Mike Cook – RHP – 1986-88
Kent Anderson – SS – 1989-90
Dave Hollins – 3B – 1997-98
Michael Roth – LHP – 2013-14

Los Angeles (Brooklyn) Dodgers
Doc McJames – RHP – 1899, 1901
Elzie Dudley – RHP – 1929-30
George Jeffcoat – RHP – 1936-39
Tripp Cromer – INF – 1997-99

Miami Marlins
Sam Dyson – RHP – 2013-15

Milwaukee Brewers
Tyler Webb – LHP – 2017
Justin Smoak – 1B – 2020

Minnesota Twins
Jim Lewis – RHP – 1983
Mike Cook – RHP – 1989
Dave Hollins – 3B – 1996
Brian Buscher – 3B – 2007-09
Adam Everett – SS – 2008
Sam Dyson – RHP – 2019

New York Mets
Ed Lynch – RHP – 1980-86
Mookie Wilson – OF – 1980-89

New York Yankees
Jim Lewis – RHP – 1982
Brett Jodie – RHP – 2001
Steve Pearce – 1B/OF – 2012
Brian Roberts – 2B – 2014
Jordan Montgomery – LHP – 2017-22
Tyler Webb – LHP – 2017
Clarke Schmidt – RHP – 2020-22

Oakland (Philadelphia) A’s
Syd Smith – C/1B – 1908
Garry Hancock – OF/DH – 1983-84
Kevin Melillo – 2B – 2007
Landon Powell – C – 2009-11
Steven Tolleson – INF/OF – 2010
Jonah Bride – INF – 2022

Philadelphia Phillies
Elzie Dudley – RHP – 1931-32
David Coble – C – 1939
Dave Hollins – 3B – 1990-95, 2002

Pittsburgh Pirates
Syd Smith – C – 1914-15
Elzie Dudley – RHP – 1933
Bill Landrum – RHP – 1989-91
Steve Pearce – 1B/OF – 2007-11
Wil Crowe – RHP – 2021-22

San Diego Padres
Brian Williams – RHP – 1995
Brett Jodie – RHP – 2001
James Darnell – 3B/OF 2011-12
Billy Buckner – RHP – 2014
Tyler Webb – LHP – 2018

San Francisco Giants
Sam Dyson – RHP – 2017-19
Justin Smoak – INF – 2020

Seattle Mariners
Jim Lewis – RHP – 1979, 1985
Dave Hollins – 3B – 1996
Justin Smoak – 1B – 2010-14

St. Louis Cardinals
Tripp Cromer – SS – 1993-95
Tyler Webb – LHP – 2018-21
Max Schrock – INF – 2020
Jordan Montgomery – LHP – 2022

Tampa Bay Rays
Steve Pearce – 1B – 2016

Texas Rangers
Drew Meyer – INF – 2006
Justin Smoak – 1B – 2010
Sam Dyson – RHP – 2015-17
Michael Roth – LHP – 2016

Toronto Blue Jays
Don Gordon – RHP – 1986
Mookie Wilson – OF – 1989-91
Dave Hollins – 3B – 1999
Lee Gronkiewicz – RHP – 2007
Sam Dyson – RHP – 2012
Steve Tolleson – INF – 2014-15
Justin Smoak – 1B – 2015-19
Steve Pearce – 1B – 2017-18
Whit Merrifield – INF/OF – 2022

Washington Nationals (Montreal Expos)
Wil Crowe – RHP – 2020
Bill Landrum – RHP – 1992

Washington Senators (NL)
Doc McJames – RHP – 1895-1897

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