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Rick Burleson was drafted 5th overall in the 1970 draft.
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Boston Red Sox 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-  26-BOS
Triston Casas3B6-4 238 L-R 2000-01-15 18--,-- Rk2018-2018High SchoolAmerican Heritage (Plantation,FL) SFYes2.6MinorsBoston Red Sox (A-)
2017
2017- 1-  24-BOS
Tanner HouckP6-5 220 R-R 1996-06-29 21Collinsville,IL A+2015-2018CollegeMissouriSFYes2.6MinorsBoston Red Sox (A-)
2016
2016- 1-  12-BOS
Jason GroomeP6-5 200 L-L 1998-08-23 17Barnegat,NJ A2016-2017High SchoolBarnegat (Barnegat,NJ) SFYes3.7MinorsBoston Red Sox (A)
2015
2015- 1-   7-BOS
Andrew BenintendiOF5-11 175 L-L 1994-07-06 20Cincinnati,OH MLB2014-20182016-2018CollegeArkansasSFYes3.6ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2014
2014- 1-  26-BOS
Michael ChavisSS5-10 190 R-R 1995-08-11 18Marietta,GA AAA2014-2018High SchoolSprayberry (Marietta,GA) SFYes1.9ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2014
2014- 1-  33-BOS
MIchael KopechP6-3 205 R-R 1996-04-30 18Mount Pleasant,TX MLB2014-20182018-2018High SchoolMount Pleasant (Mount Pleasant,TX) SFYes1.5ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
2013
2013- 1-   7-BOS
Trey BallP6-5 175 L-L 1994-06-27 19New Castle,IN AA2013-2018High SchoolNew Castle Chrysler (New Castle,IN) SFYes2.8MinorsBoston Red Sox (AA)
2012
2012- 1-  24-BOS
Deven MarreroSS 6-1 180 R-R 1990-08-25 21Miami,FL MLB2010-20182015-2018CollegeArizona StateSFYes2.1MinorsMiami Marlins (MLB)
2012
2012- 1-  31-BOS
Brian JohnsonP 6-3 225 L-L 1990-12-07 21Lakeland,FL MLB2010-20182015-2018CollegeFloridaSFYes1.6ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2012
2012- 1-  37-BOS
Pat LightP 6-5 190 R-R 1991-03-29 21Colts Neck,NJ MLB2010-20182016-2016CollegeMonmouthSFYes1.0Free Agent  
2011
2011- 1-  19-BOS
Matt BarnesP6-3 180 R-R 1990-06-17 21Bethel,CT MLB2009-20182014-2018CollegeConnecticutSFYes1.5ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2011
2011- 1-  26-BOS
Blake SwihartC6-1 175 B-R 1992-04-03 19Rio Rancho,NM MLB2011-20182015-2018High SchoolCleveland (Rio Rancho,NM) SFYes2.5ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2011
2011- 1-  36-BOS
Henry OwensP6-6 190 L-L 1992-07-21 18Huntington Beach,CA MLB2012-20182015-2016High SchoolEdison (Huntington Beach,CA) SFYes1.5MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AAA)
2011
2011- 1-  40-BOS
Jackie BradleyOF5-10 175 L-R 1990-04-19 21Prince George,VA MLB2009-20182013-2018CollegeSouth CarolinaSFYes1.1ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2010
2010- 1-  20-BOS
Kolbrin Vitek2B6-3 195 R-R 1989-04-01 21Bryan,OH AA2008-2013CollegeBall StateSFYes1.4Retired  
2010
2010- 1-  36-BOS
Bryce BrentzLF6-0 185 R-R 1988-12-30 21Knoxville,TN MLB2008-20182014-2016CollegeMiddle Tenn StateSFYes0.9MinorsBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2010
2010- 1-  39-BOS
Anthony RanaudoP6-7 225 R-R 1989-09-09 20Jackson,NJ MLB2008-20162014-2016CollegeLSUSFYes2.6International  
2009
2009- 1-  28-BOS
Reymond FuentesCF6-0 160 L-L 1991-02-12 18Manati,PR MLB2009-20182013-2017High SchoolFernando Callejo (Manati,PR) SFYes1.1Free Agent  
2008
2008- 1-  30-BOS
Casey KellySS6-3 194 R-R 1989-10-04 18Sarasota,FL MLB2008-20182012-2018High SchoolSarasota (Sarasota,FL) SFYes3.0Free Agent  
2008
2008- 1-  45-BOS
Bryan PriceP6-4 200 R-R 1986-11-13 21Corpus Christi,TX MLB2006-20152014-2014CollegeRiceSFYes0.8RestrictedCleveland Indians (AAA)
2007
2007- 1-  55-BOS
Nick HagadoneP6-5 230 L-L 1986-01-01 21Sandpoint,ID MLB2005-20172011-2015CollegeWashingtonSFYes0.6Free Agent  
2007
2007- 1-  62-BOS
Ryan DentSS/2B6-0 190 R-R 1989-03-15 18Long Beach,CA AAA2007-2018High SchoolWilson (Long Beach,CA) SFYes0.6Free Agent  
2006
2006- 1-  27-BOS
Jason PlaceCF6-3 205 R-R 1988-05-08 18Woodland,CA AA2006-2011High SchoolWren (Piedmont,SC) SFYes1.3  
2006
2006- 1-  28-BOS
Daniel BardP6-4 185 R-R 1985-06-25 21Charlotte,NC MLB2004-20172009-2013CollegeNorth CarolinaSFYes1.6Retired  
2006
2006- 1-  40-BOS
Kristofer JohnsonP6-4 170 L-L 1984-10-14 21West Covina,CA MLB2004-20172013-2014CollegeWichita StateSFYes0.9International  
2006
2006- 1-  44-BOS
Caleb ClayP6-2 180 R-R 1988-02-15 18Birmingham,AL AAA2007-2015High SchoolCullman (Cullman,AL) SFYes0.8Free Agent  
2005
2005- 1-  23-BOS
Jacoby Ellsburyof 6-1 185 L-L 1983-09-11 21Madras,OR MLB2003-20172007-2017CollegeOregon StateSFYes1.4ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
2005
2005- 1-  26-BOS
Craig HansenP6-6 210 R-R 1983-11-15 21Glen Cove,NY MLB2003-20122005-2009CollegeSt. John'sSFYes1.3Free Agent  
2005
2005- 1-  42-BOS
Clay BuchholzP6-3 190 L-R 1984-08-14 20Lumberton,TX MLB2004-20182007-2018CollegeAngelina CollegeSFYes0.8Free Agent  
2005
2005- 1-  45-BOS
Jed Lowrie2b 6-0 180 B-R 1984-04-17 21Salem,OR MLB2003-20182008-2018CollegeStanfordSFYes0.8ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
2005
2005- 1-  47-BOS
Michael BowdenP6-3 215 R-R 1986-09-09 18Winfield,IL MLB2005-20152008-2013High SchoolWaubonsie Valley (Aurora,IL) SFYes0.7International  
2003
2003- 1-  17-BOS
David MurphyOF6-3 195 L-L 1981-10-18 21Houston,TX MLB2001-20162006-2015CollegeBaylorSFYes1.5Retired  
2003
2003- 1-  32-BOS
Matt MurtonOF6-1 226 R-R 1981-10-03 21Fort Lauderdale,FL MLB2001-20172005-2009CollegeGeorgia TechSFYes1.0Free Agent  
2000
2000- 1-  22-BOS
Phil DumatraitP6-2 170 R-L 1981-07-12 18Bakersfield,CA MLB2000-20112007-2011CollegeBakersfield CollegeSFYes1.3  
1999
1999- 1-  17-BOS
Rick AsadoorianOF6-2 185 R-R 1980-07-23 18Worcester,MA AAA2000-2011High SchoolNorthbridge (Northbridge,MA) SFYes1.7  
1999
1999- 1-  40-BOS
Brad BakerP6-2 195 R-R 1980-11-06 18Brattleboro,VT AAA1999-2007High SchoolPioneer Valley Regional (Northfield,MA) SFYes0.8  
1999
1999- 1-  48-BOS
Casey FossumP6-1 160 B-L 1978-01-09 21Cherry Hill,NJ MLB1997-20152001-2009CollegeTexas A&MSFYes0.7  
1998
1998- 1-  12-BOS
Adam EverettSS6-0 156 R-R 1977-02-02 21Austell,GA MLB1996-20112001-2011CollegeSouth CarolinaSFYes1.7  
1997
1997- 1-  17-BOS
John CurticeP6-2 228 L-L 1979-11-01 17Richmond,VA AAA1997-2000High SchoolGreat Bridge (Chesapeake,VA) SFYes1.0  
1997
1997- 1-  35-BOS
Mark FischerOF6-1 205 R-R 1976-04-15 21Marietta,GA AA1995-2002CollegeGeorgia TechSFYes0.5  
1996
1996- 1-  26-BOS
Josh GarrettP6-4 205 R-R 1978-01-12 18Owensboro,KY AA1996-2001High SchoolSouth Spencer (Rockport,IN) SFYes0.7  
1996
1996- 1-  34-BOS
Chris ReitsmaP6-5 214 R-R 1977-12-31 18Minneapolis,MN MLB1996-20072001-2007High SchoolCalgary Christian (Calgary,AB) SFYes0.4  
1995
1995- 1-  15-BOS
Andy YountP6-2 185 R-R 1977-02-14 18St. Louis,MO A+1995-2006High SchoolKingwood (Kingwood,TX) SFYes1.0  
1995
1995- 1-  24-BOS
Corey JenkinsOF6-2 200 R-R 1976-08-25 18Columbia,SC AA1995-1999High SchoolDreher (Columbia,SC) SFYes0.6  
1994
1994- 1-  12-BOS
Nomar GarciaparraSS6-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 20Whittier,CA MLB1992-20091996-2009CollegeGeorgia TechSFYes0.9  
1993
1993- 1-   7-BOS
Trot NixonOF6-2 200 L-L 1974-04-11 19Evergreen,NC MLB1994-20081996-2008High SchoolNew Hanover (Wilmington,NC) SFYes0.9  
1991
1991- 1-  23-BOS
Aaron SeleP6-5 215 R-R 1970-06-25 21Golden Valley,MN MLB1989-20071993-2007CollegeWashington StateSFYes0.2  
1991
1991- 1-  37-BOS
J.J. JohnsonOF6-0 195 R-R 1973-08-31 17Sharon,CT AAA1991-2000High SchoolPine Plains (Pine Plains,NY) SFYes0.0  
1991
1991- 1-  43-BOS
Scott HattebergOF6-1 205 L-R 1969-12-14 21Salem,OR MLB1990-20081995-2008CollegeWashington StateSFYes0.0  
1989
1989- 1-  16-BOS
Greg BlosserOF6-3 200 L-L 1971-06-26 18Manatee,FL MLB1989-20081993-1994High SchoolSarasota (Sarasota,FL) SFYes0.2  
1989
1989- 1-  23-BOS
Maurice Vaughn1B6-1 268 L-R 1967-12-15 21Norwalk,CT MLB1987-20031991-2003CollegeSeton HallSFYes0.1  
1989
1989- 1-  29-BOS
Kevin MortonP6-2 185 R-L 1968-08-03 20Norwalk,CT MLB1987-19951991-1991CollegeSeton HallSFYes0.0  
1988
1988- 1-  12-BOS
Tom FischerP5-11 195 L-L 1967-03-23 21Madison,WI AAA1988-1996CollegeWisconsinSFYes0.0  
1987
1987- 1-  26-BOS
Reggie HarrisP6-2 217 R-R 1968-08-12 18Waynesboro,VA MLB1987-20061990-1999High SchoolWaynesboro (Waynesboro,VA) SFYes0.0  
1987
1987- 1-  32-BOS
Bob ZupcicOF6-4 220 R-R 1966-08-18 20Pittsburgh,PA MLB1985-19971991-1994CollegeOral RobertsSFYes0.0  
1986
1986- 1-  14-BOS
Greg McMurtryOF6-2 195 L-R 1967-10-15 18Brockton,MA NCAA1989-1989High SchoolBrockton (Brockton,MA) SFNo0.0  
1985
1985- 1-  21-BOS
Dan GabrieleP6-2 190 L-R 1966-09-11 18Detroit,MI AA1985-1990High SchoolWalled Lake Western (Walled Lake,MI) SFYes0.1  
1984
1984- 1-  14-BOS
John MarzanoC5-11 195 R-R 1963-02-14 21Philadelphia,PA MLB1982-19991987-1998CollegeTempleSFYes0.0  
1983
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Roger ClemensP6-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 20Dayton,OH MLB1982-20121984-2007CollegeTexasSFYes0.0  
1982
1982- 1-  16-BOS
Sam Horn1B6-5 215 L-L 1963-11-02 18Fort Thomas,KY MLB1982-20011987-1995High SchoolMorse (San Diego,CA) SFYes0.0  
1982
1982- 1-  18-BOS
Rob ParkinsP6-2 225 B-R 1964-04-29 18Norwalk,CA AAA1983-1995High SchoolCerritos (Cerritos,CA) SFYes0.0  
1982
1982- 1-  26-BOS
Jeff Ledbetter1B-OF6-3 200 L-L 1959-12-25 22Largo,FL AA1980-1986CollegeFlorida StateSFYes0.0  
1981
1981- 1-  19-BOS
Steve LyonsSS-OF6-3 195 L-R 1960-06-03 21Tacoma,WA MLB1979-19931985-1993CollegeOregon StateSFYes0.0  
1981
1981- 1-  25-BOS
Kevin BurrelOF6-4 215 R-R 1962-12-02 18Pomona,CA AAA1981-1991High SchoolPoway (Poway,CA) SFYes0.0  
1977
1977- 1-  13-BOS
Andrew MaddenP6-7 230 R-R 1959-08-24 17New Hartford,NY A+1977-1979High SchoolNew Hartford (New Hartford,NY) SFYes0.0  
1976
1976- 1-  22-BOS
Bruce HurstP6-3 214 L-L 1958-03-24 18St. George,UT MLB1976-19941980-1994High SchoolDixie (St. George,UT) SFYes0.0  
1975
1975- 1-  15-BOS
Otis Foster1B6-0 210 R-R 1953-11-19 21--,-- AAA1977-1980CollegeHigh PointSFYes0.1  
1974
1974- 1-  20-BOS
Eddie FordSS6-1 170 B-R 1953-07-18 20New York,NY AAA1974-1977CollegeSouth CarolinaSFYes0.0  
1973
1973- 1-  17-BOS
Ted CoxSS6-3 195 R-R 1955-01-24 18Oklahoma City,OK MLB1973-19811977-1981High SchoolMidwest City (Midwest City,OK) SFYes0.0  
1972
1972- 1-  16-BOS
Joel BishopSS6-1 180 R-R 1954-02-09 18Sacramento,CA --High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA) SFYes0.0  
1971
1971- 1-  15-BOS
Jim RiceOF6-2 205 R-R 1953-03-08 18Anderson,SC MLB1971-19891974-1989High SchoolT.L. Hanna (Anderson,SC) SFYes0.0  
1970
1970- 1-  16-BOS
Jimmy Hacker3B6-0 183 L-R 1953-01-06 17Temple,TX NCAA1971-1974High SchoolTemple (Temple,TX) SFNo0.0  
1969
1969- 1-  13-BOS
Jenks NoelOF6-1 215 L-R 1946-12-17 22Owatonna,MN --CollegeMinnesotaSFYes0.0  
1968
1968- 1-  20-BOS
Tom MaggardOF-C6-6 215 R-R 1950-02-07 18Norwalk,CA --High SchoolJohn Glenn (Norwalk,CA) SFYes0.0  
1967
1967- 1-   3-BOS
Mike GarmanP6-3 215 R-R 1949-09-16 17Caldwell,ID MLB1967-19791969-1978High SchoolCaldwell (Caldwell,ID) SFYes0.0  
1966
1966- 1-   4-BOS
Kenneth BrettP-OF5-11 195 L-L 1948-09-18 17Brooklyn,NY MLB1966-19811967-1981High SchoolEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA) SFYes0.0  
1965
1965- 1-   5-BOS
Billy ConigliaroOF6-0 190 R-R 1947-08-15 17Revere,MA MLB1965-19731969-1973High SchoolSwampscott (Swampscott,MA) SFYes0.1