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Top 10 Colleges to Produce MLB Pros
2. Miami (Fla.)
Posted On 05.17, 2013

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‹‹ 3. Arizona State 1. Long Beach State ››

Current Major Leaguers (12): Yonder Alonso (Reds), Ryan Braun (Brewers - pictured below), Pat Burrell (Giants), Alex Cora (Nationals), Aubrey Huff (Giants), Jon Jay (Cardinals), Scott Maine (Cubs), Jason Michaels (Astros), Chris Perez (Indians), Gaby Sanchez (Marlins), Blake Tekotte (Padres), Danny Valencia (Twins)

The Hurricanes have a proud and storied program, having won four national titles under coaches Ron Fraser and Jim Morris. Miami has appeared in postseason play for 39 consecutive years, an NCAA record.

With South Florida's fertile recruiting grounds, Miami hasn't had to go very far to stock its rosters. As far back as the 1970s, the 'Canes were able to secure major-league level talent, and through the years they've had the likes of Mike Pagliarulo (Yankees), Greg Vaughn (Brewers) and Charles Johnson (Marlins), before the current crop, led by the Brewers' three-time All-Star Ryan Braun.

Miami's biggest challenge often times is keeping the high school players it recruited, as many of them opt to sign with MLB clubs after committing to the Hurricanes. The best of the ones that got away? Alex Rodriguez.

Top 10 Colleges to Produce Major League Pros




‹‹ 3. Arizona State 1. Long Beach State ››

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