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Amateur Baseball Draft1965-2017
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Tim Beckham was the 1st overall pick in 2008
This is a full list of historical Baseball Entry Drafts. The #1 pick is listed along with relevant draft info. The 1st draft was held in 1965. The purpose of the Amateur Entry draft is to provide a mechanism to distribute amateur players to clubs fairly and to promote competitive balance by ordering draft picks according to reverse order of prior season's final standings. Additional compensatory picks are added to teams between early rounds to compensate for lost free agents.

Draft Years Available1965-2017 (53 Years)
Players Drafted72,148
Most Recent #1 Draft PickRoyce Lewis SS - Minnesota Twins

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The TBC Data Store has the complete history of the draft available in a CSV file, importable into Excel.


Draft Metrics by Year

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Still with Draft Team
Year#1 PickTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceSchoolPicksRoundsHSCollegeSignedUnsignedHS%College%Top BonusBonus ($)
2017Royce LewisMinnesota TwinsSS6-1 185 R-R A2017-2017-MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)High SchoolJSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano,CA) 12154031490094027525.8474.07Hunter Greene$7,230,000
2016Mickey MoniakPhiladelphia PhilliesOF6-2 185 L-R A2016-2017-MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A)High SchoolLa Costa Canyon (Carlsbad,CA) 12164031389892129525.7473.85Nick Senzel$6,200,000
2015Dansby SwansonArizona DiamondbacksSS6-0 170 R-R MLB2013-20172016-2017ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)CollegeVanderbilt University12154032788394826726.9172.67Dansby Swanson$6,500,000
2014Brady AikenHouston AstrosP6-4 205 L-L A2016-2017-MinorsCleveland Indians (A)High SchoolCathedral Catholic (San Diego,CA) 12154034287390431128.1571.85Carlos Rodon$6,582,000
2013Mark AppelHouston AstrosP6-4 195 R-R AAA2010-2017-MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (AAA)CollegeStanford University12164038383090031631.5068.26Kris Bryant$6,708,400
2012Carlos CorreaHouston AstrosSS6-4 190 R-R MLB2012-20172015-2017ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)High SchoolPuerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo,PR) 12384042181291632034.0165.59Byron Buxton$6,000,000
2011Gerrit ColePittsburgh PiratesP6-4 215 R-R MLB2009-20172013-2017ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)CollegeUCLA15305052299797455634.1265.16Gerrit Cole$8,000,000
2010Bryce HarperWashington NationalsOF6-3 205 L-R MLB2010-20172012-2017ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)CollegeCollege of Southern Nevada152550499101899053232.7266.75Bryce Harper$6,250,000
2009Stephen StrasburgWashington NationalsRHP6-4 220 R-R MLB2007-20172010-2017ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)CollegeSan Diego State University152150505100995456533.2066.34Stephen Strasburg$7,500,000
2008Tim BeckhamTampa Bay RaysSS6-0 188 R-R MLB2008-20172013-2017ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)High SchoolGriffin (Griffin,GA) 150450485100896653432.2567.02Tim Beckham$6,150,000
2007David PriceTampa Bay RaysP6-6 215 L-L MLB2005-20172008-2017ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)CollegeVanderbilt University14535048097094550833.0466.76Matt Wieters$6,000,000
2006Luke HochevarKansas City RoyalsP6-5 205 R-R MLB2003-20162007-2016Free Agent   Free AgentNone15025053296589061235.4264.25Andrew Miller$3,550,000
2005Justin UptonArizona Diamondbacksss6-2 205 R-R MLB2006-20172007-2017ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)High SchoolGreat Bridge (Chesapeake,VA) 15015053895385764335.8463.49Justin Upton$6,100,000
2004Matt BushSan Diego PadresSS5-11 170 R-R MLB2004-20172016-2017ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)High SchoolMission Bay (San Diego,CA) 14985049799991558433.1866.69Jered Weaver$4,000,000
2003Delmon YoungTampa Bay RaysOF6-2 200 R-R MLB2004-20152006-2015Free Agent   High SchoolCamarillo (Camarillo,CA) 14805054292982865236.6262.77Delmon Young$3,700,000
2002Bryan BullingtonPittsburgh PiratesP6-5 220 R-R MLB2000-20152005-2010   CollegeBall State University14825056691185163038.1961.47Melvin Upton$4,600,000
2001Joe MauerMinnesota TwinsC6-4 220 L-R MLB2001-20172004-2017ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)High SchoolCretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN) 14855064183983864643.1656.50Mark Prior$4,600,000
2000Adrian GonzalezFlorida Marlins1B6-2 190 L-L MLB2000-20172004-2017ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)High SchoolEastlake (Chula Vista,CA) 14525062182984460742.7757.09Joe Borchard$5,300,000
1999Josh HamiltonTampa Bay RaysOF6-4 240 L-L MLB1999-20162007-2015Free Agent   High SchoolAthens Drive (Raleigh,NC) 14745063583785661843.0856.78Josh Hamilton$3,960,000
1998Pat BurrellPhiladelphia Phillies1B6-4 225 R-R MLB1996-20112000-2011   CollegeUniversity of Miami14465067276582462246.4752.90Corey Patterson$3,700,000
1997Matt AndersonDetroit TigersP6-4 200 R-R MLB1995-20081998-2005   CollegeRice University16079276482683177647.5451.40Matt Anderson$2,505,000
1996Kris BensonPittsburgh PiratesP6-4 188 R-R MLB1994-20101999-2010   CollegeClemson University174010075695088885343.4554.60Kris Benson$2,000,000
1995Darin ErstadCalifornia AngelsOF6-2 212 L-L MLB1993-20091996-2009   CollegeUniversity of Nebraska16668773988183583144.3652.88Darin Erstad$1,575,000
1994Paul WilsonNew York MetsP6-5 235 R-R MLB1992-20081996-2005   CollegeFlorida State University17079872892685984842.6554.25Josh Booty$1,600,000
1993Alex RodriguezSeattle MarinersSS6-3 195 R-R MLB1994-20161994-2016Free Agent   High SchoolWestminster Christian (Miami,FL) 17219174793291580643.4054.15Darren Dreifort$1,300,000
1992Phil NevinHouston Astros3B6-2 231 R-R MLB1990-20061995-2006   CollegeCal State Fullerton14125054483289052238.5358.92Jeff Hammonds$975,000
1991Brien TaylorNew York YankeesP6-3 220 L-L AA1992-2000-   High SchoolEast Carteret (Beaufort,NC) 16009662891886873239.2557.38Brien Taylor$1,550,000
1990Chipper JonesAtlanta BravesSS6-4 210 B-R MLB1990-20121993-2012Retired   High SchoolThe Bolles School (Jacksonville,FL) 14899954989486862136.8760.04Todd Van Poppel$500,000
1989Ben McDonaldBaltimore OriolesP6-7 212 R-R MLB1987-19971989-1997   CollegeLouisiana State University14908754987788061036.8558.86John Olerud$575,000
1988Andy BenesSan Diego PadresP6-6 245 R-R MLB1986-20021989-2002   CollegeUniversity of Evansville14337551690789154236.0163.29Andy Benes$235,000
1987Ken GriffeySeattle MarinersOF6-3 205 L-L MLB1987-20101989-2010   High SchoolArchbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH) 12637442383580146433.4966.11Mark Merchant$165,000
1986Jeff KingPittsburgh PiratesSS-3B6-1 188 R-R MLB1984-19991989-1999   CollegeUniversity of Arkansas8914933455561028137.4962.29Jeff King$180,000
1985B.J. SurhoffMilwaukee BrewersSS-C6-1 200 L-R MLB1983-20051987-2005   CollegeUniversity of North Carolina8323923358962021228.0070.79Bobby Witt$179,000
1984Shawn AbnerNew York MetsOF6-1 190 R-R MLB1984-19951987-1992   High SchoolMechanicsburg Area (Mechanicsburg Area,PA) 8395125258158425530.0469.25Shawn Abner$150,500
1983Tim BelcherMinnesota TwinsP6-3 225 R-R MLB1984-20001987-2000   CollegeMount Vernon Nazarene University8275027054858224532.6566.26Kurt Stillwell$135,000
1982Shawon DunstonChicago CubsSS6-1 180 R-R MLB1982-20021985-2002   High SchoolThomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY) 8324730452257925336.5462.74Shawon Dunston$135,000
1981Mike MooreSeattle MarinersP6-4 205 R-R MLB1980-19951982-1995   CollegeOral Roberts University8534431053959825536.3463.19Terry Blocker$127,500
1980Darryl StrawberryNew York MetsOF6-6 215 L-L MLB1980-19991983-1999   High SchoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA) 8344434048655428040.7758.27Darryl Strawberry$152,500
1979Al ChambersSeattle MarinersOF6-4 217 L-L MLB1979-19881983-1985   High SchoolJohn Harris (Harrisburg,PA) 8704437948755032043.5655.98Todd Demeter$208,000
1978Bob HornerAtlanta Braves3B6-1 190 R-R MLB1977-19881978-1988   CollegeArizona State University7794836939748529447.3750.96Bob Horner$162,000
1977Harold BainesChicago White Sox1B-OF6-2 195 L-L MLB1977-20011980-2001   High SchoolSt. Michaels (Easton,MD) 7754239437750427150.8448.65Paul Molitor$77,500
1976Floyd BannisterHouston AstrosP6-1 203 L-L MLB1975-19921977-1992   CollegeArizona State University7134040031144327056.1043.62Floyd Bannister$100,000
1975Danny GoodwinCalifornia AngelsC6-1 195 L-R MLB1974-19851975-1982   CollegeSouthern University6793740126938929059.0639.62Danny Goodwin$125,000
1974Bill AlmonSan Diego PadresSS6-3 190 R-R MLB1973-19881974-1988   CollegeBrown University6894142226241127861.2538.03Bill Almon$90,000
1973David ClydeTexas RangersP6-1 185 L-L MLB1973-19811973-1979   High SchoolWestchester (Houston,TX) 7475246328045629161.9837.48David Clyde$65,000
1972Dave RobertsSan Diego Padres3B6-3 215 R-R MLB1972-19821972-1982   CollegeUniversity of Oregon7914649828644135062.9636.16Jamie Quirk$78,000
1971Danny GoodwinChicago White SoxC6-1 195 L-R MLB1974-19851975-1982   High SchoolPeoria Central (Peoria,IL) 8034858720943237173.1026.03Ed Kurpiel$83,750
1970Mike IvieSan Diego PadresC6-3 205 R-R MLB1970-19831971-1983   High SchoolThe Walker School (Marietta,GA) 9296064327850942069.2129.92Mike Ivie$75,000
1969Jeff BurroughsWashington Senators IIOF6-1 200 R-R MLB1969-19851970-1985   High SchoolWilson (Long Beach,CA) 10449072630455748469.5429.12Jeff Burroughs$88,000
1968Tim FoliNew York MetsSS6-0 179 R-R MLB1968-19851970-1985   High SchoolNotre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA) 9137163526348243169.5528.81Lloyd Allen$75,000
1967Ron BlombergNew York Yankees1B6-1 205 L-R MLB1967-19781969-1978   High SchoolDruid Hills (Atlanta,GA) 9757773523048748875.3823.59Ron Blomberg$65,000
1966Steve ChilcottNew York MetsC5-11 185 L-R --   High SchoolAntelope Valley (Lancaster,CA) 8336347034641941456.4241.54Reggie Jackson$80,000
1965Rick MondayKansas City AthleticsOF6-3 200 L-L MLB1965-19841966-1984   CollegeArizona State University8247245335442539954.9842.96Rick Monday$100,000