⚾ The are about two dozen baseball pros with NJ roots
⚾ Seven MLB pros from New Jersey debuted last season
⚾ Opening Day for 2024 MLB season is March 28

Spring training is underway and Major League Baseball is set to open its 2024 regular season on March 28 — with all 30 teams set to play.

In 2023, there were roughly two dozen MLB pros with New Jersey roots — including at least seven rookies who made their major league debut last year.

Here’s some Garden State-grown talent ready to swing for the fences this season.

Play ball NJ: New Jersey baseball pros to watch in the MLB

A fair amount of New Jersey born baseball players have made it to the majors. Heading into 2024, these MLB pros all have NJ roots.

Gallery Credit: Erin Vogt

This year, the MLB season actually kicks off days earlier, in South Korea as the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres face off in a “Seoul Series” March 20 and 21.

55 pro baseball players from NJ

Gallery Credit: Joe Votruba, Erin Vogt

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