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Arizona State, Long Beach State and Vanderbilt Have Most Big Leaguers

Arizona State, Long Beach State and Vanderbilt share the title of being the colleges with the most active big leaguers on Opening Day of the 2018 season. All three schools had eight players drafted or signed out of their school.

Arkansas, Cal State Fullerton, LSU, Mississippi State, Texas A&M, UCLA and Virginia all have seven big leaguers. Another seven schools had at least five alums on big league rosters.

This only counts the player’s final school, so players who transferred from another college, including junior colleges, are not counted for their previous school.

Here's the complete list of 2018 Opening Day roster's schools:

Arizona State 8

Long Beach State 8

Vanderbilt 8

Arkansas 7

Cal State Fullerton 7

Louisiana State 7

Mississippi State 7

Texas A&M 7

UCLA 7

Virginia 7

Georgia Tech 6

North Carolina 6

South Carolina 6

Florida 5

Kentucky 5

Miami 5

Texas Tech 5

Alabama 4

Arizona 4

California 4

Central Florida 4

Clemson 4

Connecticut 4

Florida State 4

Georgia 4

Louisville 4

Mississippi 4

Nebraska 4

Oklahoma 4

Rice 4

San Diego 4

Southern California 4

Texas 4

Chipola (Fla.) JC 3

Florida Gulf Coast 3

Fresno State 3

JC of Southern Nevada 3

Michigan 3

Missouri 3

Nova Southeastern (Fla.) 3

Stanford 3

Tennessee 3

Texas Christian 3

UC Riverside 3

Auburn 2

Austin Peay State 2

Barry (Fla.) 2

Cal Poly 2

Cincinnati 2

College of Charleston 2

Dallas Baptist 2

Dayton 2

George Mason 2

Gonzaga 2

Hawaii 2

Kent State 2

Lipscomb 2

Louisiana-Lafayette 2

Maple Woods (Mo.) JC 2

Miami Dade JC 2

Northwestern 2

Notre Dame 2

Oklahoma State 2

Old Dominion 2

Oregon 2

Oregon State 2

Princeton 2

Riverside (Calif.) JC 2

Sam Houston State 2

San Diego State 2

San Francisco 2

San Jacinto (Texas) JC 2

South Florida 2

Stetson 2

Texas State 2

Wallace State (Ala.) JC 2

Washington 2

Yavapai (Ariz.) JC 2

Albright (Pa.) 1

Bacone (Okla.) 1

Belmont Abbey (N.C.) 1

Berry (Ga.) 1

Birmingham-Southern 1

Bradley 1

Butler 1

Cal State Dominguez Hills 1

Canisius 1

Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 1

Centenary 1

Cloud County (Kan.) JC 1

Coastal Carolina 1

Connecticut-Avery Point JC 1

Creighton 1

Dartmouth 1

Daytona State (Fla.) JC 1

Delaware 1

Des Moines Area JC 1

Dixie State (Utah) JC 1

Duke 1

East Carolina 1

East Central (Miss.) JC 1

Eastern Michigan 1

Evansville 1

Everett (Wash.) JC 1

Florida Southern 1

Fresno JC 1

Gloucester County (N.J.) JC 1

Grayson County (Texas) JC 1

Hartford 1

Harvard 1

High Point 1

Houston 1

Illinois 1

Illinois State 1

Illinois-Chicago 1

Indian River (Fla.) JC 1

Indiana 1

Indiana State 1

Kansas 1

Lake City (Fla.) JC 1

Lake Erie (Ohio) 1

Lamar (Colo.) JC 1

Lane (Ore.) JC 1

Los Angeles Mission JC 1

Lousiana State 1

Lynn (Fla.) 1

Maryland 1

McLennan (Texas) JC 1

Mercer 1

Mercyhurst (Pa.) 1

Meridian (Miss.) JC 1

Mesa State (Colo.) 1

Miami (Ohio) 1

Middle Georgia JC 1

Missouri State 1

Monmouth 1

Navarro (Texas) JC 1

Navy 1

New Mexico 1

New Mexico JC 1

North Carolina State 1

Northeastern 1

Northern Kentucky 1

Northwest Mississippi JC 1

Okaloosa-Walton (Fla.) JC 1

Oral Roberts 1

Orange Coast (Calif.) JC 1

Palm Beach (Fla.) JC 1

Parkland (Ill.) JC 1

Pepperdine 1

Pitt (N.C.) JC 1

Purdue 1

Radford 1

Regis (Colo.) 1

Rutgers 1

Sacramento State 1

Samford 1

Santa Fe (Fla.) JC 1

Seminole (Fla.) JC 1

Seminole State (Fla.) JC 1

Slippery Rock (Pa.) 1

Sonoma State (Calif.) 1

South Alabama 1

South Dakota State 1

Southern Mississippi 1

Southwest Mississippi JC 1

Southwest Missouri State 1

St John's 1

St. Johns River (Fla.) JC 1

St. Mary's 1

Tallahassee (Fla.) JC 1

Texas-Arlington 1

Texas-Permian Basin 1

Treasure Valley (Ore.) JC 1

Tulane 1

UC Davis 1

UNC Wilmington 1

Utah 1

Villanova 1

Virginia Tech 1

West Chester (Pa.) 1

West Virginia 1

Western Oklahoma State JC 1

Wichita State 1

Wisconsin-Stevens Point 1

Wright State 1

Young Harris (Ga.) JC 1

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