The Most Influential Colleges in Baseball Today

The Most Influential Colleges in Baseball Today

Find the colleges and universities that have the biggest impact in baseball based on the influence of their alumni in baseball. See which schools have proven histories of attracting and cultivating some of the most influential athletes today.

The best colleges and universities for baseball are largely concentrated in the Western United States. The top college athletics programs for baseball can be found at notable warm-weather schools like the University of Southern California, Arizona State University, and UCLA. USC owes its ranking to a trio of MLB legends in slugging first baseman Mark McGwire and flamethrowing Hall of Fame pitchers Randy Johnson and Tom Seaver. Ranking second on the list, Arizona is the alma mater of Hall of Fame postseason legend Reggie Jackson, as well as Red Sox superstar Dustin Pedroia, and all-time home run king, Barry Bonds.

The Most Influential Colleges in Baseball Today

  1. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $62K

    Acceptance

    16%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    40K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1445/32

  2. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $11K

    Acceptance

    88%

    Graduation

    66%

    Student body

    74K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1240/25

    Arizona State University’s Most Influential Baseball Players

    1. Barry Bonds
    2. Reggie Jackson
    3. Dustin Pedroia
    4. Rick Monday
    5. Don Wakamatsu
    6. Brody Stevens
    7. Dennis Sarfate
    8. Bobby Valentine
    9. Andre Ethier
    10. Mike Leake
    11. Austin Barnes
    12. Sal Bando
    13. Tony Barnette
    14. Kevin Tillman
    15. Kole Calhoun
    16. Mitch Jones
    17. Andrew Romine
    18. Eric Sogard
    19. Tyler Hoechlin
    20. Fernando Viña
    21. Tuffy Gosewisch
    22. Lenny Randle
    23. Kevin Romine
    24. Jeff Larish
    25. Todd Steverson
    26. Brady Rodgers
    27. Josh Spence
    28. Jeff Pentland
    29. Joe Arnold
    30. Roger Metzger
    More Influential Baseball Players
    1. Lerrin LaGrow
    2. Seth Blair
    3. Darrell Jackson
    4. Drew Maggi
    5. Gabe Molina
    6. Jake Elmore
    7. Ed Vande Berg
    8. Paul Powell
    9. Eric Helfand
    10. Craig Swan
    11. Jason Urquidez
    12. Jim Umbarger
    13. Ryan Burr
    14. Ike Diogu
    15. Andrew Aplin
    16. Tim Spehr
    17. Sterling Slaughter
    18. Fred Rico
    19. Ricky Nelson
    20. Ryan Kellogg
    21. Mike Benjamin
    22. Larry Fritz
    23. Tim Esmay
    24. Tim Smith
    25. Mike Schwabe
    26. Adam McCreery
    27. Ryan Bradley
    28. Ricky Peters
    29. Eric Valenzuela
    30. Cory Hahn
    31. Bob Pate
    32. Chris Beasley
    33. Jerry Maddox
    34. Jim Lentine
    35. Jim Otten
    36. Elma Steck
    37. Joe Decker
    38. Stan Holmes
    39. Jack Smitheran
    40. Alika Williams
    41. Ralph Dickenson
    42. Ron Davini
    43. Hadley Hicks
    44. Robbie McClellan
    45. John Dolinsek

    Arizona State University’s Online Degrees

    BA in Liberal Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Business
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business Administration
    • Communication
    • Corporate Accounting
    • Food Industry Management
    • Global Leadership
    • Global Logistics Management
    • Retail Management
    • Sports Business
    • Sustainability
    • Tourism
    • Financial Planning
    • Information Security
    • Law
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
    Degree Concentrations
    • Concurrent Enrollment
    • Required Credits: 39-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Psychology
    Degree Concentrations
    • Forensic Psychology
    • Required Credits: 39
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Accountancy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSE in Mechanical Engineering
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice
    Degree Concentrations
    • Policing
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Marketing
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Political Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Early Childhood Studies
    • Required Credits: 60
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Economics
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business
    • Liberal Arts
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
    Degree Concentrations
    • Organizational Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sociology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in African and African American Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSE in Electrical Engineering
    Degree Concentrations
    • Electric Power and Energy Systems
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Anthropology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Applied Biological Science
    Degree Concentrations
    • Preveterinary Medicine
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Applied Leadership
    • Required Credits: 45
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BFA in Art– Digital Photography
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Art
    Degree Concentrations
    • Museum Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Art History
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Astronomical and Planetary Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Biochemistry
    Degree Concentrations
    • Chemistry
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Biological Sciences
    Degree Concentrations
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Biology and Society
    • Conservation Biology and Ecology
    • Genetics
    • Cell and Developmental Biology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Business Data Analytics
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Chemistry
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Communication
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Community Advocacy and Social Policy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Community Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Computer Information Systems
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Counseling and Applied Psychological Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Data Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Digital Audiences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Digital Culture
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Digital Media Literacy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Education in Educational Studies
    Degree Concentrations
    • Early Childhood Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSE in Engineering Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in English
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Family and Human Development
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Film and Media Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS or BAS in Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Forensic Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Geographic Information Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Geography
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGM in Global Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSD in Graphic Design
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Graphic Information Technology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Graphic Information Technology
    Degree Concentrations
    • User Experience
    • Full-Stack Web Development
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Care Compliance and Regulations
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Care Coordination
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Education and Health Promotion
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS or BAS in Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Health Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Sciences
    Degree Concentrations
    • Healthy Lifestyles and Fitness Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in History
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Human Systems Engineering
    Degree Concentrations
    • User Experience
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Information Technology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Innovation in Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Integrative Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BIPH in International Public Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in International Trade
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Internet and Web Development
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Justice Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Mass Communication and Media Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Neuroscience
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Operations Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Organizational Leadership
    Degree Concentrations
    • Project Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Philosophy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Morality
    • Politics and Law
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Physics
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Project Management
    • Required Credits: 54
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Service and Public Policy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Emergency Management and Homeland Security
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Religious Studies
    Degree Concentrations
    • Religion
    • Culture and Public Life
    • Religion
    • Politics and Global Affairs
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Social Justice and Human Rights
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Software Engineering
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Spanish
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Speech and Hearing Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Supply Chain Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA or BS in Sustainability
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sustainable Food Systems
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Technical Communication Degree
    Degree Concentrations
    • User Experience
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Technological Entrepreneurship and Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Technological Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Tourism and Recreation Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Women and Gender Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSP in Urban Planning
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Applied Science
    Degree Concentrations
    • Project Management
    • Health Sciences
    • Required Credits: 111-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Business
    Degree Concentrations
    • Communication
    • Sustainability
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Educational Studies
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business
    • Community Health
    • Family and Human Development
    • Global Studies
    • Health Innovations
    • Personal Health
    • Political Science
    • Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Accountancy
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Applied Science
    Degree Concentrations
    • Applied Leadership
    • Graphic Information Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • nternet and Web Development
    • Operations Management
    • Project Management
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Business
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business Administration
    • Communication
    • Food Industry Management
    • Sustainability
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Community Advocacy and Social Policy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Social Problems and Interventions
    • Diversity and Oppressed Populations
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Community Health
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Management
    Degree Concentrations
    • International Business
    • Language and Culture
    • Required Credits: 111-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Graphic Information Technology
    Degree Concentrations
    • User Experience
    • Required Credits: 111-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Care Coordination
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Required Credits: 111-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Sciences
    Degree Concentrations
    • Healthy Lifestyles and Fitness Science
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Information Technology
    Degree Concentrations
    • Networking
    • Information Systems
    • Security
    • Required Credits: 111-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Integrative Health
    Degree Concentrations
    • Nursing & Gen Health Interest
    • Pre Health Grad School Track
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in International Trade
    • Required Credits: 115-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Liberal Studies
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Management
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Organizational Leadership
    Degree Concentrations
    • Project Management
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA/BS in Psychology
    Degree Concentrations
    • Forensic Psychology
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Software Engineering
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sustainable Food Systems
    Degree Concentrations
    • Procurement
    • Ecosystem Science
    • Business & Innovation
    • Educational Leadership
    • Global Engagement
    • Policy & Governance
    • Public Health & Nutrition
    • Required Credits: 114-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA/BS in Sustainability
    • Required Credits: 113-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Technical Communication
    Degree Concentrations
    • User Experience
    • Required Credits: 117-120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  3. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $13K

    Acceptance

    14%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    45K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/32

  4. #4

    Stanford University

    Stanford , CA
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    5%

    Graduation

    95%

    Student body

    15K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1505/33

  5. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $11K

    Acceptance

    32%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    44K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1355/30

  6. Tuition + fees

    $52K

    Acceptance

    71%

    Graduation

    70%

    Student body

    5K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1240/27

  7. #7

    Florida State University

    Tallahassee , FL
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $7K

    Acceptance

    32%

    Graduation

    84%

    Student body

    40K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1270/28

  8. #9

    Louisiana State University

    Baton Rouge , LA
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $12K

    Acceptance

    73%

    Graduation

    70%

    Student body

    28K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1195/26

    Louisiana State University’s Most Influential Baseball Players

    1. Albert Belle
    2. Greg Smith
    3. Todd Walker
    4. Alex Bregman
    5. Paul Byrd
    6. DJ LeMahieu
    7. Alvin Dark
    8. Aaron Hill
    9. Jason Vargas
    10. Brian Wilson
    11. Mike Fontenot
    12. Brad Hawpe
    13. Mikie Mahtook
    14. Kevin Gausman
    15. Brian Tallet
    16. Ben McDonald
    17. Mark Guthrie
    18. Nick Stavinoha
    19. Ed Yarnall
    20. Alex Lange
    21. Russ Springer
    22. Louis Coleman
    23. Andy Sheets
    24. Anthony Ranaudo
    25. Aaron Nola
    26. Ryan Schimpf
    27. Trey Hodges
    28. Matt Clark
    29. Curt Leskanic
    30. Shane Youman
    More Influential Baseball Players
    1. Chad Ogea
    2. Roy Corcoran
    3. JaCoby Jones
    4. Jake Fraley
    5. Warren Morris
    6. Austin Nola
    7. Raph Rhymes
    8. Eddy Furniss
    9. Brett Laxton
    10. Jason Williams
    11. Mike Bianco
    12. Lyle Mouton
    13. Barry Manuel
    14. Greg Deichmann
    15. Jared Mitchell
    16. Michael Papajohn
    17. Brad Cresse
    18. Chad Jones
    19. Jimmy Field
    20. Nick Goody
    21. Jaden Hill
    22. Andrew Stevenson
    23. Zach Watson
    24. Rob Leary
    25. Randy Keisler
    26. Jason Scobie
    27. Andrew Hatch
    28. Will Davis
    29. Mitch Gaspard
    30. Randy Wiles
    31. Bubba Church
    32. Riley Smith
    33. J. T. Wise
    34. Lloyd Peever
    35. Justin Hill
    36. Clay Parker
    37. Howie McCann
    38. Manny Mantrana
    39. Gary Hymel
    40. Eric Hetzel
    41. Tim Rebowe
    42. E. B. Young
    43. Daniel Cabrera

    Louisiana State University’s Online Degrees

    BS Accounting
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Business Administration
    Degree Concentrations
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Criminal Justice - Criminal Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Finance
    Degree Concentrations
    • Insurance
    • Real Estate
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of General Business
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business Analytics
    • Digital Marketing
    • Human Resource Management
    • Information Technology Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Health Care Administration
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Health Science
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Management & Administration
    Degree Concentrations
    • Human Resource Management
    • International Business
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of Marketing - Digital Marketing
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Medical Laboratory Science
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of Business Analytics
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of Criminal Justice
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Financial Analysis
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  9. Tuition + fees

    $8K

    Acceptance

    37%

    Graduation

    76%

    Student body

    34K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1215/25

    San Diego State University’s Most Influential Baseball Players

    1. Tony Gwynn
    2. Stephen Strasburg
    3. Mark Grace
    4. Graig Nettles
    5. Bud Black
    6. Aaron Harang
    7. Tony Clark
    8. Justin Masterson
    9. Travis Lee
    10. Addison Reed
    11. Quintin Berry
    12. Bobby Meacham
    13. Kerwin Danley
    14. Edgar Gonzalez
    15. Chris Gwynn
    16. Tony Gwynn Jr.
    17. Doug Harvey
    18. Jason Phillips
    19. Royce Ring
    20. Alex Hinshaw
    21. Al Newman
    22. Ty France
    23. Gary Henderson
    24. Rusty Filter
    25. Lance Zawadzki
    26. Bruce Billings
    27. Jeff DaVanon
    28. Bob Mendoza
    29. Dave Smith
    30. Seby Zavala
    More Influential Baseball Players
    1. Jim Nettles
    2. Erik Plantenberg
    3. Jose Perez
    4. Don Shaw
    5. Jim Rushford
    6. Dave Robinson
    7. Flavio Alfaro
    8. Dan Murray
    9. Pete Coscarart
    10. Johnny Ritchey
    11. Chris Jones
    12. John Andrews
    13. Jo Anne Overleese
    14. Ed Amelung

    San Diego State University’s Online Degrees

    BS in American Indian Studies
    • Required Credits: 50-60
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Business Administration
    • Required Credits: 50-60
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Criminal Justice
    • Required Credits: 50-60
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Economics
    • Required Credits: 50-60
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  10. #11

    University of Arizona

    Tucson , AZ
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $12K

    Acceptance

    85%

    Graduation

    65%

    Student body

    39K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1235/25

    University’s Most Influential Baseball Players

    1. Terry Francona
    2. Trevor Hoffman
    3. Kenny Lofton
    4. J. T. Snow
    5. Scott Erickson
    6. Adam Housley
    7. Kevin Long
    8. Shelley Duncan
    9. Ron Hassey
    10. Brian Anderson
    11. Ed Vosberg
    12. Craig Lefferts
    13. John Carpino
    14. Rob Refsnyder
    15. Casey Candaele
    16. Josh Chetwynd
    17. Mark Worrell
    18. Ben Diggins
    19. Brandon Dixon
    20. Jack Howell
    21. Donavan Tate
    22. Bobby Dalbec
    23. Dave Rajsich
    24. Dave Baldwin
    25. Ron Shelton
    26. Cory Burns
    27. Jack Daugherty
    28. Jordan Brown
    29. Don Lee
    30. Jon Meloan
    More Influential Baseball Players
    1. Brad Glenn
    2. Gil Heredia
    3. Carl Thomas
    4. Jared Oliva
    5. Eddie Leon
    6. Jenny Dalton
    7. Don Gile
    8. Bob O'Brien
    9. Kevin Ward
    10. Dwight Taylor
    11. Jason Bates
    12. Konrad Schmidt
    13. Donnie Veal
    14. John Moses
    15. Mike Senne
    16. Dan Meyer
    17. Steve Selsky
    18. Bart Zeller
    19. Ron Theobald
    20. Leon Hooten
    21. Kevin Blankenship
    22. Keith Smith
    23. Tod Brown
    24. Jim Scranton
    25. Greg Bargar
    26. Steven Ballard
    27. Dave Bingham
    28. Lance Dickson
    29. Ken Bolek
    30. Tommy Hinzo
    31. Tom Barrett
    32. Craig Chamberlain
    33. Adolph Matulis
    34. Jason Thompson
    35. Robert Logan Jr.
    36. Steve Barber
    37. Bruce Larson
    38. Tim Plodinec

    University of Arizona’s Online Degrees

    BS in Business Administration
    Degree Concentrations
    • Accounting
    • Business Administration
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Biology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Applied Humanities
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business Administration
    • Fashion Studies
    • Public Health
    • Rural Leadership & Renewal
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Required Credits: 128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Law
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Early Childhood
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in History
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Special Education
    Degree Concentrations
    • Mild to Moderate Disabilities
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Communication
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Africana Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Applied Computing
    Degree Concentrations
    • Software Development
    • Information Management
    • Network Operations
    • Applied Artificial Intelligence
    • Cloud Computing
    • DevOps
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Arts, Media and Entertainment
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Care, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Cyber Operations
    Degree Concentrations
    • Engineering
    • Defense & Forensics
    • Cyber Law & Policy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Design Arts and Practices
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST)
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Global and Intercultural Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Media
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Government and Public Service
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Human Rights Practice
    • Required Credits: None Reported
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Human Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Information Science and ESociety
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Literacy, Learning and Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nutritional Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Philosophy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Ethics
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Political Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Management and Policy
    • Required Credits: 130
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Regional Commerce
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of General Studies in Science, Technology, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Social Behavior and Human Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Software Engineering
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Spanish
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Sports and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sustainable Built Environments
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Wellness and Health Promotion Practice
    Degree Concentrations
    • Health Education
    • Health and Wellness
    • Aging and Population Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Emergency Medical Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Economy and Industry
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Environmental Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Administration of Justice
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Africana Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Arts, Media and Entertainment
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Care, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Business Administration
    Degree Concentrations
    • Accounting
    • Biology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Communication
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Cyber Operations
    Degree Concentrations
    • Engineering
    • Defense and Forensics
    • Cyber Law and Policy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Early Childhood
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Economy and Industry
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Required Credits: 128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Emergency Medical Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Environmental Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST)
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Global and Intercultural Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Media
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Government and Public Service
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in History
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Human Rights Practice
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Human Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Information Science and ESociety
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Law
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Literacy, Learning and Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nutritional Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Philosophy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Ethics
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Political Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Regional Commerce
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Science, Technology, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Social Behavior and Human Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Spanish
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Sports and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  11. #12

    University of Minnesota

    Minneapolis , MN
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $15K

    Acceptance

    70%

    Graduation

    84%

    Student body

    44K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1370/28

    University of Minnesota’s Most Influential Baseball Players

    1. Paul Molitor
    2. Dave Winfield
    3. Denny Neagle
    4. Bud Grant
    5. Jim Brower
    6. Jerry Kindall
    7. Seth Rosin
    8. Brent Gates
    9. Bob Johnson
    10. Brian Raabe
    11. Jim Rantz
    12. John Gaub
    13. Howie Schultz
    14. Tim McIntosh
    15. Greg Olson
    16. Noel Jenke
    17. Mike Sadek
    18. D. J. Snelten
    19. Harry Elliott
    20. Bill Davis
    21. Jerry Thomas
    22. George Thomas
    23. John Anderson
    24. Fred Bruckbauer
    25. Jerry Ujdur
    26. Jeff Schmidt
    27. Brian Denman
    28. Frank Brosseau
    29. Jack McCartan
    30. Gordie Sundin
    More Influential Baseball Players
    1. J. T. Bruett
    2. Rick Smoliak
    3. Charley Walters
    4. Pat Westrum

    University of Minnesota’s Online Degrees

    BS Accounting
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Applied Health
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Finance
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Health Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Agricultural Business
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Applied Studies
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Communication
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Criminal Justice
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS English
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Information Technology Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS International Business
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of Manufacturing Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Marketing
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of Manufacturing Management in Quality Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Sport and Recreation Management
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  12. #15

    University of Michigan

    Ann Arbor , MI
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $17K

    Acceptance

    26%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    45K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1435/32

  13. #16

    University of Virginia

    Charlottesville , VA
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $19K

    Acceptance

    23%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    25K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/32

  14. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $9K

    Acceptance

    25%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    25K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1405/30

  15. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $14K

    Acceptance

    17%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    43K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/33

  16. #22

    Rice University

    Houston , TX
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $53K

    Acceptance

    11%

    Graduation

    94%

    Student body

    8K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1520/34

  17. #24

    University of Notre Dame

    Notre Dame , IN
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $59K

    Acceptance

    19%

    Graduation

    97%

    Student body

    13K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1475/33

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