Camels in the Pros

Campbell baseball has seen 56 former Camels taken in the MLB Draft. In addition, nine former players have reached the majors including 1991 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Gaylord Perry, 1970 CY Young winner Jim Perry and Cal Koonce, a member of the 1969 World Champions New York Mets. 

Since 2012, 10 Camels have signed professional contracts. Most recently, Matt Marksberry ('13) and Jake Smith ('11) became the latest Campbell players to appear in a major league game after making their MLB debuts in 2015 and 2016 respectively. 

Campbell currently has four alumni still with major league organizations. That list includes Cedric Mullins ('13), who is ranked as the Baltimore Orioles' No. 5 prospect by MLB Pipeline. 

Most recently, the Camels saw Seth Johnson ('19) in the first round with the 40th overall pick in the MLB Draft.  Also in the 2019 MLB draft the Camels had: Matthew Barefoot (6th round), Tyson Messer (9th round), and Michael Horrell (30th).