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John-Ford Griffin was drafted 23rd overall by the New York Yankees in 2001
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)BonusScout(s)
1992244June-RegD2Jon LieberKansas City Royals22PP6-3 225 L-R MLB1991-20081994-2008ColUniversity of South AlabamaSFNCAA 1YesIAAL   -Ken Gonzales
199117June-RegD2Joe VitielloKansas City Royals21OF-1B1B-LF6-3 230 R-R MLB1989-20041995-2003ColUniversity of AlabamaSFNCAA 1YesMAAL   0.3Ken Gonzales
198916413June-RegD2David KingKansas City Royals211B1B6-3 230 R-R A+1989-1991-ColUniversity of Louisiana at LafayetteSFJrNCAA 1YesOKLA   -Ken Gonzales
1988118June-RegD1Hugh WalkerKansas City Royals18OFOF6-0 207 L-R AA1988-1997-HSJacksonville (Jacksonville,AR) SFHSHSYesARAR   -Ken Gonzales
19888205June-RegD1Randy VaughnKansas City Royals20PP6-0 185 R-R AA1988-1995-ColShelton State Community CollegeSFSoNJCAAYesALAL   -Ken Gonzales
19877171June-RegD1Trey GainousKansas City Royals21OFOF5-10 175 L-R A1985-1988-ColAuburn UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesGAAL   -Ken Gonzales
19879223June-RegD1Bud AdamsKansas City Royals22PP6-6 205 R-R A+1987-1989-ColVanderbilt UniversitySFSoNCAA 1YesGATN   -Ken Gonzales
198710249June-RegD1Richie LeBlancKansas City Royals21PP5-9 170 R-R AA1985-1990-ColLouisiana Tech UniversitySFJrNCAA 1YesLALA   -Ken Gonzales
198712301June-RegD1Kevin PickensKansas City Royals21pP5-11 170 R-R AA1987-1989-ColLouisiana Tech UniversitySFNCAA 1YesLALA   -Ken Gonzales
198713327June-RegD1Archie SmithKansas City Royals21pP5-11 175 L-L A1987-1988-ColVanderbilt UniversitySFJrNCAA 1YesALTN   -Ken Gonzales
198724613June-RegD1Ben PierceKansas City Royals21pP6-0 185 L-L A+1987-1990-ColBirmingham-Southern CollegeSFJrNAIAYesPAAL   -Ken Gonzales
19864105June-RegD3Bo JacksonKansas City Royals23OFLF-CF6-1 225 R-R MLB1983-19941986-1994ColAuburn UniversitySFNCAA 1YesALAL   0.1Ken Gonzales
19865131June-RegD1Pat BaileyKansas City Royals21CC6-2 192 L-R A1985-1987-ColUniversity of AlabamaSFJrNCAA 1YesALAL   -Ken Gonzales
198615391June-RegD1Ben LeeKansas City Royals18pP6-0 175 L-L A+1986-1988-HSGulfport (Gulfport,MS) SFHSHSYesMSMS   -Ken Gonzales
198616417June-RegD2Greg HibbardKansas City Royals21pP6-0 180 L-L MLB1983-19941989-1994ColUniversity of AlabamaSFNCAA 1YesLAAL   -Ken Gonzales
198618469June-RegD1Tim OdomKansas City Royals18p-1BP6-3 190 L-R A+1986-1989-HSHattiesburg (Hattiesburg,MS) SFHSHSYesMSMS   -Ken Gonzales
198623595June-RegD1Tim GoffKansas City Royals22CC6-2 175 R-R AA1983-1988-ColMiddle Tennessee State UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesOHTN   -Ken Gonzales
19858201June-RegD2Deric LadnierKansas City Royals203BSS6-2 200 B-R AA1985-1991-ColUniversity of MississippiSFJrNCAA 1YesALMS   -Ken Gonzales
198524617June-RegD2Rufus EllisKansas City Royals22pP5-11 175 R-R AA1985-1988-ColAlabama State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesALAL   -Ken Gonzales
19846148June-RegD1Chito MartinezKansas City Royals18OFRF5-10 180 L-L MLB1984-19951991-1993HSBrother Martin (New Orleans,LA) SFHSHSYesHOLA   -Ken Gonzales
198100SignedSVan SniderKansas City Royals17LF-RFLF-RF6-3 205 L-R MLB1982-19951988-1989INoneSF--YesALAL   -Ken Gonzales