Turks in the Majors

Andy Abad

College:  Middle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)

Position: 1B

Draft: 1993

Round: 16

Team(s): Oakland Athletics (2001), Boston Red Sox (2003), Cincinnati Reds (2006)

Years in Majors: 2001-2006

Position: 3B

Team(s): St. Louis Browns (1943–1944), Chicago White Sox (1945–1951), Washington Senators (1952–1953), Boston Red Sox (1953–1954), Philadelphia Phillies (1954–1955)

Years in Majors: 1943-1955

College: University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)

Position: RHP

Draft: 2002

Round: 14

Team(s): Chicago Cubs (2007), Baltimore Orioles (2007–2008)

Years in Majors: 2007-2008

College:  Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (Perkinston, MS), Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 2001

Round: FA

Team(s): Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals (2003–2004, 2006), Seattle Mariners (2008–2009)

Years in Majors: 2003-2009

College:  University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

Position: OF

Draft: 2006

Round: 3

Team(s): Florida / Miami Marlins (2010–2012), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2013)

Years in Majors: 2010-2013

College: Hutchinson Community College (Hutchinson, KS), James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1993

Round: FA

Team(s): St. Louis Cardinals (1998–1999), Colorado Rockies (2000), Boston Red Sox (2000)

Years in Majors: 1998-2000

Position: 1B

Draft: 1938

Round: FA

Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies (1945–1946)

Years in Majors: 1945-1946

College: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Position: 2B

Draft: 1997

Round: 19

Team(s): Anaheim Angels (2001–2004), St. Louis Cardinals (2005–2007), Toronto Blue Jays (2008), Arizona Diamondbacks (2008), San Diego Padres (2009–2010)

Years in Majors: 2001-2010

College: Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)

Position: OF

Draft: 1987

Round: 13

Team(s): Baltimore Orioles (1989–1990), Houston Astros (1991–1994), San Diego Padres (1995–1998), Arizona Diamondbacks (1999–2004), Los Angeles Dodgers (2004), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005), San Francisco Giants (2006), Colorado Rockies (2007)

Years in Majors: 1989-2007

College:  University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 2001

Round: 2

Team(s): San Francisco Giants

Years in Majors: 2003-2005

College: Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)

Position: OF

Draft: 1968

Round: FA

Team(s): St Louis Cardinals

Years in Majors: 1974

College: Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus (Miami, FL), University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)

Position: 1B

Draft: 1974

Round: 18

Team(s): Cleveland Indians (1976), Philadelphia Phillies (1978), Oakland Athletics (1980)

Years in Majors: 1976-1980

College: James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1997

Round: 3

Team(s): Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2000–2006)

Years in Majors: 2000-2006

College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1967

Round: 1 (8)

Team(s): Atlanta Braves

Years in Majors: 1969

College: Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)

Position: C

Draft: 1972

Round: 2

Team(s): New York Mets

Years in Majors: 1973-1984

College:  Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)

Position: C

Draft: 1986

Round: 19

Team(s): Baltimore Orioles

Years in Majors: 1989-1998

College: James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

Position: C

Draft: 1992

Round: 8

Team(s): Chicago Cubs (1995–1997), Montreal Expos (1998), Atlanta Braves (2000), Texas Rangers (2001)

Years in Majors: 1995-2001

College:  Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, VA)

Position: C

Team(s): St. Louis Browns (1937)

Years in Majors: 1937

College: Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1923

Team(s): Philadelphia Athletics (1923)

Years in Majors: 1923

Position: 1B

College: Ferrum College (Ferrum, VA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1985

Round: 1 (20)

Team(s): Boston Red Sox

Years in Majors: 1990-1992

College: Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)

Position: RHP

Draft: 2003

Round: 2

Team(s): Florida Marlins (2004–2009), Washington Nationals (2009), Colorado Rockies (2013), Seattle Mariners (2015), Detroit Tigers (2016)

Years in Majors: 2004-2016

College: Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA)

Position: C

Draft: 2002

Round: 29

Team(s): Pittsburgh Pirates (2010, 2016), Philadelphia Phillies (2011–2013, 2015), Toronto Blue Jays (2014), Kansas City Royals (2014–2015), Houston Astros (2016), New York Yankees (2017, 2020), Milwaukee Brewers (2018). San Francisco Giants (2019), Tampa Bay Rays (2019)

Years in Majors: 2010-2020

College:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Position: LHP

Draft: 1968

Round: 1 (1)

Team(s): Chicago Cubs (1969), Chicago White Sox (1972)

Years in Majors: 1969, 1972

College: Chabot College (Hayward, CA), University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Position: OF

Draft: 1988

Round: 18

Team(s): Oakland Athletics (1990), San Francisco Giants (1991–1995), Cincinnati Reds (1995), Chicago White Sox (1996–1997), Los Angeles Dodgers (1997), Boston Red Sox (1998–2001), Chicago Cubs (2002)

Years in Majors: 1990-2002

College: Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1993

Round: 19

Team(s): Milwaukee Brewers (1997), Los Angeles Dodgers (1998)

Years in Majors: 1997-1998

College: Coastal Carolina University (Conway, SC)

Position: C

Draft: 1986

Round: 2

Team(s): San Francisco Giants (1987–1996), Houston Astros (1996), Colorado Rockies (1997–1999)

Years in Majors: 1987-1999

College: Cumberland University (Lebanon, TN), Jackson State Community College (Jackson, TN)

Position: C

Draft: 2007

Round: 12

Team(s): San Diego Padres (2011), Texas Rangers (2012)

Years in Majors: 2011-2012

College: Gulf Coast State College (Panama City, FL), University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Position: 2B

Draft: 1993

Round: 45

Team(s): Oakland Athletics (1999–2004), Toronto Blue Jays (2004–2005)

Years in Majors: 1999-2005

College: University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)

Position: LHP

Draft: 2007

Round: 4

Team(s): Toronto Blue Jays (2009–2011, 2014), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2012), Oakland Athletics (2014, 2015)

Years in Majors: 2011-2012

College: James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1992

Round: 5

Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies

Years in Majors: 1996

College: St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA)

Position: LHP

Draft: 1984

Round: 6

Team(s): Chicago Cubs (1986–1988), Texas Rangers (1989–1990), St. Louis Cardinals (1991), Baltimore Orioles (1993–1995), Boston Red Sox (1996), Seattle Mariners (1996–2006), Philadelphia Phillies (2006–2010), Colorado Rockies (2012)

Years in Majors: 1986-2012

College: University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1990

Round: 5

Team(s): Minnesota Twins

Years in Majors: 1995

College: Loyola College in Maryland (Baltimore, MD), Loyola University New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)

Position: SS

Draft: 1970

Round: 9

Team(s): Baltimore Orioles (1974–1976), California Angels (1976), Chicago White Sox (1977), Toronto Blue Jays (1977–1978), Milwaukee Brewers (1978–1979)

Years in Majors: 1974-1979

College: Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (Andalusia, AL), Jacksonville University (Jacksonville, FL)

Position: 1B

Draft: 1997

Round: 9

Team(s): Montreal Expos

Years in Majors: 2000

College: Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC), Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs, NC)

Position: RHP

Draft: 2013

Round: 10

Team(s): Seattle Mariners (2017), Oakland Athletics (2018), Tampa Bay Rays (2019), San Diego Padres (2020–2021), Minnesota Twins (2022–2023)

Years in Majors: 2017-Present

College: University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)

Position: 2B

Draft: 1976

Round: 4

Team(s): Houston Astros (1984–1988), Boston Red Sox (1990)

Years in Majors: 1984-1990

College: Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)

Position: SS

Draft: 2005

Round: 1 (21)

Team(s): Oakland Athletics (2008–2012), Arizona Diamondbacks (2013–2015), Toronto Blue Jays (2015), Los Angeles Angels (2016–2017), Cincinnati Reds (2018)

Years in Majors: 2008-2018

College: Galveston College (Galveston, TX), University of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)

Position: OF

Draft: 1998

Round: 13

Team(s): Colorado Rockies (2000–2002), Florida Marlins (2003–2005), Chicago Cubs (2006), Los Angeles Dodgers (2007–2009), Chicago White Sox (2010–2011), Philadelphia Phillies (2012), Miami Marlins (2013)

Years in Majors: 2000-2013

College: Florida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)

Position: 3B

Draft: 1971

Round: 6

Team(s): Texas Rangers (1976), Chicago White Sox (1978–1981), Kansas City Royals (1982–1986)

Years in Majors: 1976-1986

College: Morehead State University (Morehead, KY)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1999

Round: 3

Team(s): Chicago White Sox (2002, 2004), Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals (2004–2008), Arizona Diamondbacks (2008–2009), Minnesota Twins (2009–2010), Toronto Blue Jays (2011), New York Mets (2012), Miami Marlins (2013)

Years in Majors: 2002-2013

College: South Carolina State University (Orangeburg, SC)

Position: OF

Draft: 1975

Round: 1 (1)

Team(s): San Diego Padres (1977–1983), San Francisco Giants (1984)

Years in Majors: 1977-1984

College: Troy University (Troy, AL)

Position: 1B

Draft: 2007

Round: 25

Team(s): Kansas City Royals (2012), Los Angeles Dodgers (2014), Washington Nationals (2015–2016)

Years in Majors: 2012-2016

Position: RHP

Draft: 

Round: 

Team(s): Chicago Cubs (1958), Philadelphia Phillies (1959)

Years in Majors: 1958-1959

College: James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)

Position: OF

Draft: 1976

Round: 10

Team(s): Texas Rangers (1978–1984), New York Yankees (1985), Atlanta Braves (1986)

Years in Majors: 1978-1986

College: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Position: 1B

Draft: 2002

Round: 11

Team(s): Colorado Rockies (2005–2006), Kansas City Royals (2006–2008), Boston Red Sox (2010)

Years in Majors: 2005-2010

College: North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)

Position: 3B

Draft: 1985

Round: 7

Team(s): Detroit Tigers (1989), Chicago Cubs (1991–1992), Texas Rangers (1993–1994), Seattle Mariners (1995–1996), Montreal Expos (1997), Pittsburgh Pirates (1998)

Years in Majors: 1989-1998

College: Ohio University (Athens, OH)

Position: C

Draft: 1973

Round: 1 (21)

Team(s): Chicago Cubs (1974–1977), St. Louis Cardinals (1978–1980), San Diego Padres (1981–1982)

Years in Majors: 1974-1982

College: Eastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL), Palm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach, FL), Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

Position: RHP

Draft: 

Round: 

Team(s): New York Mets (1998, 1999), Cleveland Indians (1999), Oakland Athletics (2000–2002), Toronto Blue Jays (2003)

Years in Majors: 1998-2003

College: Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City, OK)

Position: LHP

Draft: 2009

Round: 5

Team(s): Baltimore Orioles (2016), Houston Astros (2017)

Years in Majors: 2016-2017

College: Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)

Position: 1B

Draft: 1989

Round: 1 (23)

Team(s): Boston Red Sox (1991–1998), Anaheim Angels (1999–2000), New York Mets (2002–2003)

Years in Majors: 1991-2003

College: Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)

Position: OF

Draft: 1977

Round: 4

Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies (1980–1982), Cleveland Indians (1983–1985)

Years in Majors: 1980-1985

College: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)

Position: RHP

Draft: 1990

Round: 14

Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies (1992–1996, 2003), Kansas City Royals (1997), Pittsburgh Pirates (1998–2001, 2002–2003), Houston Astros (2001)

Years in Majors: 1992-2003

College: Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

Position: OF

Draft: 2012

Round: 3

Team(s): San Francisco Giants (2015–2019), Seattle Mariners (2019)

Years in Majors: 2015-2019

College: University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Position: 1B

Draft: 1992

Round: 12

Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies (1996, 1998)

Years in Majors: 1996-1998