Hittin’ Hoosiers: Where Indiana’s MLB players were born

 

April 2 marked Opening Day of the 2017 MLB season.  Of the 750 players on active rosters, 25 come from Indiana while three more were recently cut.

The Google Map shows the birth places of the 28 active MLB players who were born in Indiana.

Indianapolis can claim the most (5) active MLB players of cities in Indiana while Evansville is second with three.

Of the MLB’s 30 teams, 19 currently have Hoosiers on the roster. There are three free agents still trying to play in The Show.

The Washington Nationals, Tampa Bay Rays, St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland As, Minnesota Twins, LA Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds each employ two players from Indiana.

 

 

Map created by Joe DiSipio. Source data: Baseball Almanac

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