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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
1987122June-RegD1Craig BiggioHouston Astros21C2B-C5-11 180 R-R MLB1985-20071988-2007ColSeton Hall UniversitySFNCAA 1YesNYNJ   -
1987254June-RegD2Randy HennisHouston Astros21PP6-6 220 R-R MLB1987-19941990-1990ColUCLASFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
1987380June-RegD1David HendersonHouston Astros18SSSS6-0 170 R-R A+1987-1992-HSMcAlester (McAlester,OK) SFHSHSYesOKOK   -
19874106June-RegD1Roger LockeHouston Astros18PP6-2 175 R-R A1987-1990-HSSparkman (Harvest,AL) SFHSHSYesALAL   -
19875132June-RegD1Harold AllenHouston Astros21PP6-0 210 L-L AAA1986-1996-ColIndiana State UniversitySFJrNCAA 1YesININ   -
19876158June-RegD2Billy CarverHouston Astros21CC6-0 185 R-R AA1987-1989-ColUniversity of TennesseeSFNCAA 1YesTNTN   -
19877184June-RegD2Dan NyssenHouston Astros20OFOF6-0 195 R-R AA1986-1990-ColUniversity of HawaiiSFJrNCAA 1YesORHI   -
19878210June-RegD1John MassarelliHouston Astros21OFOF-C6-2 200 R-R AAA1987-1996-ColUniversity of AkronSFNCAA 1YesOHOH   -
19879236June-RegD4Mike RossHouston Astros21SS-2BSS6-0 170 R-R AAA1988-1992-ColCal State FullertonSFNCAA 1NoCACA   -
198710262June-RegD1Chris SmallHouston Astros22PP6-4 200 L-R A-1987-1988-ColTroy UniversitySFNCAA 2YesGAAL   -
198711288June-RegD1David WashingtonHouston Astros18OFOF5-11 170 R-R Rk1987-1988-HSMurrah (Jackson,MS) SFHSHSYesMSMS   -
198712314June-RegD2Andy MotaHouston Astros21iF-Of2B5-10 180 R-R MLB1986-19941991-1991ColCal State FullertonSFSrNCAA 1YesDRCA   -
198713340June-RegD2Rusty HarrisHouston Astros22SS3B5-8 175 B-R AAA1987-1992-ColLewis-Clark State CollegeSFSrNAIAYesIDID   -
198714366June-RegD2Leo ClouserHouston Astros20pP   R-R ---ColLos Angeles Pierce CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
198715392June-RegD2Chris HawkinsHouston Astros21pP6-4 200 L-L A-1987-1987-ColUniversity of South Carolina-UpstateSFNAIAYesSCSC   -
198716418June-RegD3Al OsunaHouston Astros21pP6-3 200 R-L MLB1984-19961990-1996ColStanford UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesCACA   -
198717444June-RegD1Steve PolveriniHouston Astros21pP6-2 185 R-R A-1987-1987-ColCal State Los AngelesSFNCAA 2YesCACA   -
198718470June-RegD1Doug RoyaltyHouston Astros22pP6-4 187 R-R A1987-1988-ColSan Diego State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
198719496June-RegD2Greg JohnsonHouston Astros21pP6-2 190 R-R AAA1987-1993-ColMiddle Tennessee State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesTNTN   -
198720522June-RegD2Dean HartgravesHouston Astros20pP6-0 185 R-L MLB1987-19981995-1998ColCollege of The SiskiyousSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
198721548June-RegD1Ken DicksonHouston Astros233B3B-1B6-4 196 R-R A1987-1988-ColUniversity of South Carolina-AikenSFNCAA 2YesSCSC   -
198722574June-RegD3Chris LeeHouston Astros22pP6-2 195 R-R A1984-1988-ColUniversity of MiamiSFNCAA 1YesUTFL   -
198723600June-RegD1Todd NewmanHouston Astros22OpP6-1 170 R-L A-1986-1987-ColBrigham Young UniversitySFNCAA 1YesUTUT   -
198724626June-RegD1William ParrishHouston Astros-SSSS   - ---ColShorter UniversitySFNAIANo--GA   -
198725652June-RegD2Dennis TafoyaHouston Astros22pP6-3 195 R-R AAA1987-1993-ColSacramento StateSFNCAA 2YesCACA   -
198726678June-RegD1David PanizziHouston Astros22OFOF   R-R Rk1984-1987-ColBradley UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--IL   -
198727699June-RegD1Kevin SmothersHouston Astros183B3B   - ---HSLincoln (San Diego,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198728730June-RegD1Scott KirkHouston Astros20OF-1BOF-1B   - ---ColSan Bernardino Valley CollegeSFCCCAANo--CA   -
198729756June-RegD1Michael BibleHouston Astros18CC6-1 205 R-R A+1989-1990-ColCollege of the CanyonsSFCCCAANo--CA   -
198730782June-RegD1Darryl KileHouston Astros18pP6-5 212 R-R MLB1987-20021991-2002ColChaffey CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   0.1
198731808June-RegD2Toncie ReedHouston Astros18OFOF5-11 165 R-L A+1988-1990-ColSeminole State College of FloridaSFFrNJCAAYesTXFL   -
198732834June-RegD1Tony ManahanHouston Astros182B2B6-0 180 R-R AAA1990-1996-HSHorizon (Scottsdale,AZ) SFHSHSNoNJAZ   -
198733859June-RegD1Tony OchsHouston Astros19OfOF5-11 185 R-R A+1988-1991-ColSoutheastern Illinois CollegeSFNJCAANoINIL   -
198734884June-RegD2Scott EricksonHouston Astros19pP6-4 230 R-R MLB1989-20061990-2006ColSan Jose City CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
198735908June-RegD1Barry EarlHouston Astros18OfOF   - ---ColColumbus State UniversitySFNCAA 2NoGAGA   -
198736931June-RegD1Sam AustinHouston Astros18OfOF5-11 165 R-R NCAA--HSWaukegan East (Waukegan,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -
198737954June-RegD1Lance DicksonHouston Astros17pP6-0 185 R-L MLB1988-19951990-1990HSGrossmont (El Cajon,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198738976June-RegD1Rod WindesHouston Astros20pP6-2 175 L-L AAA1988-1993-ColCal State Los AngelesSFNCAA 2NoCACA   -
198739998June-RegD1Kevin BumgarnerHouston Astros-pP   - -1987-1987-ColCypress CollegeSFCCCAANo--CA   -
1987401019June-RegD1Kevin NielsenHouston Astros18pP6-3 195 L-L A+1990-1992-ColCollege of the CanyonsSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1987411038June-RegD1Dusty MadsenHouston Astros17pOF6-3 190 R-R NCAA1991-1991-HSBella Vista (Fair Oaks,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1987421056June-RegD1Peter HankinsonHouston Astros19SSSS5-9 175 R-R ---ColUniversity of MinnesotaSFNCAA 1NoMNMN   -
1987431073June-RegD1Todd PickHouston Astros19pP6-1 195 R-R -1987-1990-ColLassen Community CollegeSFFrCCCAANoIACA   -
1987441090June-RegD1Greg GistlinckHouston Astros17CC6-0 190 R-R Rk1989-1989-HSHerbert H. Lehman (Bronx,NY) SFHSHSNoCANY   -
1987451106June-RegD1Dan DonovanHouston Astros18pP6-4 220 R-R -1988-1988-HSFreehold Township (Freehold,NJ) SFHSHSNoNJNJ   -
1987461122June-RegD1James ElliottHouston Astros17ofC6-1 200 R-R A1990-1991-HSGlenbard West (Glen Ellyn,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -