Bronco Baseball in the Pros
Western Michigan University has a long, rich tradition of producing professional baseball players. A total of 33 Broncos have reached the big show, playing Major League Baseball, while several others have suited up with major league organizations at various levels of minor league ball.• 33 Broncos have played in the Major Leagues.
• Over 40 players have been selected in the MLB Draft since 1987.
• An additional 40-plus players have signed free agent contracts since 1976.
• Currently playing in Major Leagues:
Adam Rosales - San Diego Padres
• Currently playing in Minor Leagues:
Kurt Hoekstra - Atlanta Braves Organization
Brett Sunde - Oakland Athletics Organization
Photo: Adam Rosales (credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)
Photo: Andrew Sohn (credit: State College Spikes/milb.com)
Photo: Pat Misch (credit: www.sun-sentinel.com)