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Princeton Becoming A Northeast Baseball Factory With Four Major Leaguers

Only 12 schools have more than four players in the major leagues, topped by Arizona State’s 10, while another 10 share a quartet with the Tigers.
Princeton Becoming A Northeast Baseball Factory With Four Major Leaguers
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PRINCETON — Of the 750 players currently active in the major leagues, 395 went to college. Take away the 74 who attended a JUCO, and that leaves you with 321 from four-year schools.

Of those 321, four are from Princeton University.

Chris Young, back after shoulder surgery, is in the starting rotation of the Seattle Mariners. David Hale, in his first full season, is in the starting rotation of the Atlanta Braves. Will Venable, in his sixth big-league season, starts in the outfield for the San Diego Padres. The fourth Princeton product, pitcher Ross Ohlendorf, is on the Washington Nationals’ d...

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