List of Brigham Young University Alumni - Sports - Baseball


Name Class year(s) Degree(s) Notability Reference
Ainge, DannyDanny Ainge 1981 B.A. Former second baseman for the MLB's Toronto Blue Jays
Aguilera, RickRick Aguilera 1983 B.A. Former pitcher for four MLB teams, winner of 1986 and 1991 World Series, three-time All-Star
Guthrie, JeremyJeremy Guthrie (transferred to Stanford before graduating) Pitcher for MLB's Baltimore Orioles
Hunt, KenKen Hunt 1983 B.S. Former pitcher for MLB's Cincinnati Reds, participant in 1961 World Series
Joyner, WallyWally Joyner 1984 B.A. Former first baseman for five MLB teams, 1986 All-Star
Morris, JackJack Morris 1976 B.A. Former pitcher for five MLB teams; winner of the 1984, 1991 (MVP), 1992, and 1993 World Series; five-time All-Star
Snyder, CoryCory Snyder 1986 B.A. Former outfielder for five MLB teams, 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist
Towers, KevinKevin Towers 1982 B.A. General Manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks

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