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Tom Fordham was drafted 313rd overall by the Chicago White Sox in 1993
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)Bonus
1978125June-RegD1Buddy BiancalanaKansas City Royals18SSSS-2B5-11 160 B-R MLB1978-19881982-1987HSRedwood (Larkspur,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1978251June-RegD1Darryl MotleyKansas City Royals18OFOF5-9 196 R-R MLB1978-20021981-1987HSGrant (Portland,OR) SFHSHSYesOKOR   -
1978377June-RegD1Mark RyalKansas City Royals18OF-POF6-1 185 L-L MLB1978-19921982-1990HSHenryetta (Henryetta,OK) SFHSHSYesOKOK   -
19784103June-RegD1David MangrumKansas City Royals19PP6-5 195 R-R Rk1978-1978-HSBells (Bells,TX) SFHSHSYesTXTX   -
19785129June-RegD2David HoggKansas City Royals21CC6-1 195 R-R AAA1976-1982-ColNorthwestern UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--IL   -
19786155June-RegD1Jesse LuciousKansas City Royals18OFOF6-2 185 R-R Rk1978-1979-HSRich East (Park Forest,IL) SFHSHSYesILIL   -
19787181June-RegD1Tim RodgersKansas City Royals18PP6-0 173 R-R AAA1981-1987-HSBixby (Bixby,OK) SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
19788207June-RegD1Jeff CornellKansas City Royals21PP5-11 170 B-R MLB1978-19861984-1984ColUniversity of MissouriSFNCAA 1YesMOMO   -
19789233June-RegD5Erik HendricksKansas City Royals22PP6-3 205 R-R AA1978-1980-ColChapman UniversitySFNCAA 2Yes--CA   -
197810259June-RegD1Harold BrightKansas City Royals22OFOF   - NCAA1980-1980-HSMumford (Detroit,MI) SFHSHSNoMIMI   -
197811285June-RegD1Ulises InfanteKansas City Royals183B2B6-1 171 R-R A1978-1980-HSSt. Patrick's (Elizabeth,NJ) SFHSHSYesCUNJ   -
197812311June-RegD1Bob GangerKansas City Royals23pP5-11 180 R-R AA1977-1980-ColPepperdine UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197813337June-RegD1James DavidsonKansas City Royals21OFOF6-3 185 R-R A+1978-1979-ColAlma CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--MI   -
197814363June-RegD1Ira TurnerKansas City Royals201B1B6-1 197 R-R AA1978-1982-ColBethune-Cookman UniversitySFNCAA 2YesFLFL   -
197815389June-RegD1Don HeinkelKansas City Royals18pP6-0 185 L-R MLB1979-19931988-1989HSWilliam Horlick (Racine,WI) SFHSHSNoWIWI   -
197816415June-RegD1Frank ViolaKansas City Royals18OFP6-4 209 L-L MLB1981-19961982-1996HSEast Meadow (East Meadow,NY) SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
197817441June-RegD1James CanfieldKansas City Royals18pP6-2 185 L-L Rk1978-1979-HSWayne Memorial (Wayne,MI) SFHSHSYesMIMI   -
197818466June-RegD1Bob FialaKansas City Royals223B3B   - ---ColOklahoma City UniversitySFNCAA 1No--OK   -
197819490June-RegD1Bradley KastKansas City Royals18pP   - ---HSReading (Reading,MI) SFHSHSNoMIMI   -
197820513June-RegD2Tom WilletteKansas City Royals-pP   - ---ColNorth Carolina State UniversitySFNCAA 1No--NC   -
197821535June-RegD1Steven PorterKansas City Royals22OFOF6-0   R-R Rk1978-1978-ColUpsala CollegeSFNJCAAYes--NJ   -
197822557June-RegD1Anthony WashingtonKansas City Royals23OFOF6-0 185 R-R Rk1978-1978-ColSoutheastern Oklahoma State UniversitySFNAIAYes--OK   -
197823576June-RegD1Jim McCoyKansas City Royals21pP6-0 185 R-R Rk1978-1978-ColUniversity of TexasSFNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
197824595June-RegD3Ron JohnsonKansas City Royals221B1B6-3 215 R-R MLB1978-19851982-1984ColFresno State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197825613June-RegD1Chris CzarkaKansas City Royals22pP6-1 185 R-R Rk1978-1978-ColCentral Michigan UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMIMI   -
197826630June-RegD1Buddy BaileyKansas City Royals21CC6-0 193 R-R AA1979-1982-ColLynchburg CollegeSFNCAA 3NoPAPA   -
197827646June-RegD1Mark TerrillKansas City Royals18pP   - ---HSGilroy (Gilroy,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197828662June-RegD1John SenecaKansas City Royals21pP6-4 260 R-R A-1978-1979-ColSeton Hall UniversitySFNCAA 1NoNYNJ   -
197829678June-RegD1Chuck CurryKansas City Royals21IFIF6-3 195 R-R A1977-1979-ColSouthern Illinois UniversitySFNCAA 1No--IL   -
197830693June-RegD1Craig PippinKansas City Royals20pP6-2 180 R-R AAA1975-1987-ColUniversity of FloridaSFNCAA 1YesTNFL   -
197831707June-RegD1Gregg BakerKansas City Royals18pP   - ---HSMarcos de Niza (Tempe,AZ) SFHSHSNo--AZ   -