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Dick Sharon was drafted 9th overall in the 1968 draft.
Historical view of first round draft picks of the Pittsburgh Pirates. This page is intended to be a summary of a team's draft history. You can produce custom reports for this team in the Draft Research application using the many filters provided.

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Pittsburgh Pirates 1st Round Draft Picks History

Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Active Players Currently Active on this Team High School Picks College Picks
YearDraft InformationPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSourceSchoolSFSignedBonusStatusCurrent Org (Level)
2018
2018- 1-  10-PIT
Travis SwaggertyOF5-11 180 L-L 1997-08-19 20Covington,LA A+2016-2019CollegeSouth AlabamaSFYes4.4MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A+)
2018
2018- 1-  36-PIT
Gunnar HoglundP6-4 210 L-R 1999-12-17 18Hudson,FL NCAA2019-2019High SchoolFivay (Hudson,FL) SFNo0.0  
2017
2017- 1-  12-PIT
Shane BazP6-3 190 R-R 1999-06-17 18Cypress,TX A2017-2019High SchoolConcordia Lutheran (Spring,TX) SFYes4.1MinorsTampa Bay Rays (A)
2016
2016- 1-  22-PIT
Will Craig3B6-3 212 R-R 1994-11-16 21Johnson City,TN AAA2014-2019CollegeWake ForestSFYes2.3MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
2016
2016- 1-  41-PIT
Nick LodoloP6-5 175 L-L 1998-02-05 18La Verne,CA NCAA2017-2019High SchoolDamien (La Verne,CA) SFNo0.0  
2015
2015- 1-  19-PIT
Kevin NewmanSS6-1 180 R-R 1993-08-04 21Poway,CA MLB2013-20192018-2019CollegeArizonaSFYes2.2ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
2015
2015- 1-  32-PIT
Ke'Bryan Hayes3B6-1 210 R-R 1997-01-28 18Spring,TX AAA2015-2019High SchoolConcordia Lutheran (Spring,TX) SFYes1.9MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
2014
2014- 1-  24-PIT
Cole TuckerSS6-3 185 B-R 1996-07-03 17Phoenix,AZ MLB2014-20192019-2019High SchoolMountain Pointe (Phoenix,AZ) SFYes1.8ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
2014
2014- 1-  39-PIT
Connor JoeOF6-0 205 R-R 1992-08-16 21San Diego,CA MLB2012-20192019-2019CollegeSan DiegoSFYes1.3MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AAA)
2013
2013- 1-   9-PIT
Austin MeadowsCF6-2 195 L-L 1995-05-03 18Atlanta,GA MLB2013-20192018-2019High SchoolGrayson (Loganville,GA) SFYes3.0ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
2013
2013- 1-  14-PIT
Reese McGuireC6-0 181 L-R 1995-03-02 18Covington,WA MLB2013-20192018-2018High SchoolKentwood (Kent,WA) SFYes2.4MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AAA)
2012
2012- 1-   8-PIT
Mark AppelP 6-4 195 R-R 1991-07-15 20Houston,TX AAA2010-2017CollegeStanfordSFNo0.0MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (AAA)
2012
2012- 1-  45-PIT
Barrett BarnesOF 5-11 195 R-R 1991-07-29 20Houston,TX AAA2010-2019CollegeTexas TechSFYes1.0MinorsNew York Mets (AA)
2011
2011- 1-   1-PIT
Gerrit ColeP6-4 215 R-R 1990-09-08 20Newport Beach,CA MLB2009-20192013-2019CollegeUCLASFYes8.0ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2010
2010- 1-   2-PIT
Jameson TaillonP6-6 225 R-R 1991-11-18 18The Woodlands,TX MLB2011-20192016-2019High SchoolThe Woodlands (The Woodlands,TX) SFYes5.6DL-60Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
2009
2009- 1-   4-PIT
Jorge SanchezC6-0 220 R-R 1988-05-20 21Miami,FL MLB2007-20192013-2017CollegeBoston CollegeSFYes2.5MinorsTexas Rangers (MLB)
2009
2009- 1-  49-PIT
Victor BlackRHP6-3 185 R-R 1988-05-23 21Amarillo,TX MLB2007-20182013-2014CollegeDallas BaptistSFYes0.7Free Agent  
2008
2008- 1-   2-PIT
Pedro Alvarez3B6-2 225 L-R 1987-02-06 21New York,NY MLB2006-20182010-2018CollegeVanderbiltSFYes6.0Free Agent  
2007
2007- 1-   4-PIT
Daniel MoskosP6-1 210 R-L 1986-04-28 21Greenville,SC MLB2005-20172011-2011CollegeClemsonSFYes2.5MinorsChicago Cubs (MLB)
2006
2006- 1-   4-PIT
Brad LincolnP5-11 180 L-R 1985-05-25 21Lake Jackson,TX MLB2004-20152010-2014CollegeHoustonSFYes2.8Free Agent  
2005
2005- 1-  11-PIT
Andrew McCutchenof 5-11 175 R-R 1986-10-10 18Fort Meade,FL MLB2005-20192009-2019High SchoolFort Meade (Fort Meade,FL) SFYes2.0ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
2004
2004- 1-  11-PIT
Neil WalkerC6-3 205 B-R 1985-09-10 18Pittsburgh,PA MLB2004-20192009-2019High SchoolPine Richland (Gibsonia,PA) SFYes2.0ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)
2003
2003- 1-   8-PIT
Paul MaholmP6-2 215 L-L 1982-06-25 21Greenwood,MS MLB2001-20142005-2014CollegeMississippi StateSFYes2.2Free Agent  
2002
2002- 1-   1-PIT
Bryan BullingtonP6-5 220 R-R 1980-09-30 21Indianapolis,IN MLB2000-20152005-2010CollegeBall StateSFYes4.0  
2001
2001- 1-   8-PIT
John Van BenschotenP6-4 210 R-R 1980-04-14 21San Diego,CA MLB1999-20112004-2008CollegeKent StateSFYes2.3  
2000
2000- 1-  19-PIT
Sean BurnettP6-1 176 L-L 1982-09-17 17Dunedin,FL MLB2000-20192004-2016High SchoolWellington Christian (Wellington,FL) SFYes1.7MinorsNew York Mets (AAA)
1999
1999- 1-   8-PIT
Bobby BradleyP6-1 180 R-R 1980-12-15 18West Palm Beach,FL AAA1999-2005High SchoolWellington Christian (Wellington,FL) SFYes2.3  
1998
1998- 1-  15-PIT
Clint Johnston1B6-2 210 L-L 1977-07-02 20Vero Beach,FL AA1996-2008CollegeVanderbiltSFYes1.0  
1997
1997- 1-   8-PIT
J.J. Davis1B-P6-4 250 R-R 1978-10-25 18Glendora,CA MLB1997-20052002-2005High SchoolBaldwin Park (Baldwin Park,CA) SFYes1.7  
1996
1996- 1-   1-PIT
Kris BensonP6-4 188 R-R 1974-11-07 21Kennesaw,GA MLB1994-20101999-2010CollegeClemsonSFYes2.0  
1995
1995- 1-  10-PIT
Chad HermansenSS6-2 185 R-R 1977-09-10 17Salt Lake City,UT MLB1995-20071999-2004High SchoolGreen Valley (Henderson,NV) SFYes1.2  
1994
1994- 1-  11-PIT
Mark FarrisSS6-3 190 L-R 1975-02-09 19Angleton,TX AA1994-1998High SchoolAngleton (Angleton,TX) SFYes0.8  
1993
1993- 1-  22-PIT
Charles PetersonOF6-3 230 R-R 1974-05-08 19Laurens,SC AAA1993-2006High SchoolLaurens (Laurens,SC) SFYes0.4  
1993
1993- 1-  34-PIT
Jermaine AllensworthOF6-0 190 R-R 1972-01-11 21Anderson,IN MLB1991-20081996-1999CollegePurdueSFYes0.2  
1993
1993- 1-  42-PIT
Andy Rice1B6-1 230 L-R 1975-08-31 17Birmingham,AL A+1993-1998High SchoolA.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL) SFYes0.2  
1992
1992- 1-  23-PIT
Jason KendallOF6-0 195 R-R 1974-06-26 18San Diego,CA MLB1992-20121996-2010High SchoolTorrance (Torrance,CA) SFYes0.3Retired  
1992
1992- 1-  33-PIT
Shon WalkerOF6-1 180 L-L 1974-06-09 18Cynthiana,KY A+1992-1998High SchoolHarrison County (Cynthiana,KY) SFYes0.0  
1991
1991- 1-  24-PIT
Jon FarrellC-OF6-2 185 R-R 1971-07-30 19Jacksonville,FL AA1991-1996CollegeFSC at jacksonvilleSFYes0.2  
1990
1990- 1-   5-PIT
Kurt MillerP6-5 225 R-R 1972-08-24 17Tucson,AZ MLB1990-19991994-1999High SchoolWest (Bakersfield,CA) SFYes0.2  
1990
1990- 1-  27-PIT
Mike ZimmermanP6-0 180 R-R 1969-02-06 21Brooklyn,NY AAA1988-1999CollegeSouth AlabamaSFYes0.0  
1989
1989- 1-  18-PIT
Willie GreeneSS5-11 192 L-R 1971-09-23 17Milledgeville,GA MLB1989-20001992-2000High SchoolJones County (Gray,GA) SFYes0.1  
1988
1988- 1-  13-PIT
Austin ManahanSS6-1 185 B-R 1970-04-12 18Elizabeth,NJ AA1988-1995High SchoolHorizon (Scottsdale,AZ) SFYes0.0  
1987
1987- 1-   2-PIT
Mark MerchantOF6-2 185 B-R 1969-01-23 18Dunkirk,NY AAA1987-1998High SchoolOviedo (Oviedo,FL) SFYes0.2  
1986
1986- 1-   1-PIT
Jeff KingSS-3B6-1 188 R-R 1964-12-26 21Marion,IN MLB1984-19991989-1999CollegeArkansasSFYes0.2  
1985
1985- 1-   6-PIT
Barry BondsOF6-2 210 L-L 1964-07-24 20Riverside,CA MLB1983-20071986-2007CollegeArizona StateSFYes0.1  
1984
1984- 1-  15-PIT
Kevin AndershP6-2 195 L-L 1963-10-14 20Wagner,SD AA1984-1989CollegeNew MexicoSFYes0.0  
1983
1983- 1-  12-PIT
Ron DeLucchiOF6-1 180 R-R 1965-01-09 18Moraga,CA A+1983-1986High SchoolCampolindo (Moraga,CA) SFYes0.0  
1982
1982- 1-   7-PIT
Sam KhalifaSS5-11 170 R-R 1963-12-05 18Fontana,CA MLB1982-19891985-1987High SchoolSahuaro (Tucson,AZ) SFYes0.0  
1981
1981- 1-  14-PIT
Jim WinnP6-3 210 R-R 1959-09-23 21Stockton,CA MLB1981-19881983-1988CollegeJohn Brown UniversitySFYes0.0  
1980
1980- 1-  20-PIT
Rich RenteriaSS5-9 172 R-R 1961-12-25 18Harbor City,CA MLB1980-19941986-1994High SchoolSouth Gate (South Gate,CA) SFYes0.0  
1978
1978- 1-  19-PIT
Brad Garnett1B6-4 210 L-L -Desoto,TX A+1979-1982High SchoolDeSoto (DeSoto,TX) SFYes0.0  
1978
1978- 1-  21-PIT
Gerry AubinOF6-1 190 R-R 1960-07-11 17Albany,GA A+1978-1983High SchoolDougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA) SFYes0.0  
1977
1977- 1-  18-PIT
Anthony NicelyOF6-1 185 R-R -Dayton,OH A+1977-1980High SchoolMeadowdale (Dayton,OH) SFYes0.0  
1976
1976- 1-  21-PIT
Jim ParkeP6-4 215 R-R -Sterling Heights,MI A+1977-1980High SchoolHenry Ford II (Sterling Heights,MI) SFYes0.0  
1975
1975- 1-  20-PIT
Dale BerraSS6-0 190 R-R 1956-12-13 18Ridgewood,NJ MLB1975-19881977-1987High SchoolMontclair (Montclair,NJ) SFYes0.1  
1974
1974- 1-  11-PIT
Rod ScurryP6-2 180 L-L 1956-03-17 18Sacramento,CA MLB1974-19881980-1988High SchoolProcter Hug (Reno,NV) SFYes0.0  
1973
1973- 1-  24-PIT
Steve NicosiaC5-10 185 R-R 1956-08-06 16Paterson,NJ MLB1973-19851978-1985High SchoolNorth Miami Beach (North Miami Beach,FL) SFYes0.0  
1972
1972- 1-  23-PIT
Dwayne PeltierSS6-2 185 R-R -Anaheim,CA --High SchoolServite (Anaheim,CA) SFYes0.0  
1971
1971- 1-  22-PIT
Craig ReynoldsSS6-1 175 L-R 1952-12-27 18Houston,TX MLB1971-19891975-1989High SchoolReagan (Houston,TX) SFYes0.0  
1970
1970- 1-  13-PIT
John BedardP-C6-2 205 R-R 1952-09-09 17Springfield,MA --High SchoolSpringfield Tech (Springfield,MA) SFYes0.0  
1969
1969- 1-  10-PIT
May RobertP   - -Merritt Island,FL --CollegeOhioSFYes0.0  
1968
1968- 1-   9-PIT
Dick SharonOF6-2 195 R-R 1950-04-15 18San Mateo,CA MLB1973-19751973-1975High SchoolSequoia (Redwood City,CA) SFYes0.0  
1967
1967- 1-  16-PIT
Joe GrigasOF6-0 170 L-L 1949-05-18 18Brockton,MA --High SchoolCoyle (Brockton,MA) SFYes0.0  
1966
1966- 1-  15-PIT
Richie HebnerSS6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 18Boston,MA MLB1966-19851968-1985High SchoolNorwood (Norwood,MA) SFYes0.0  
1965
1965- 1-  10-PIT
Doug DickersonOF6-0 180 L-L -Birmingham,AL --High SchoolEnsley (Birmingham,AL) SFYes0.0