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Rich Hand was drafted 707th overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1966
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
1997127June-RegD2Kevin NicholsonSan Diego Padres21SSSS5-10 190 B-R MLB1995-20062000-2000ColStetson UniversitySFNCAA 1YesBCFL   0.8
1997278June-RegD1Ben HowardSan Diego Padres18PP6-2 190 R-R MLB1997-20082002-2004HSJackson Central-Merry (Jackson,TN) SFHSHSYesILTN   -
19973110June-RegD1Jay DarrSan Diego Padres18PP6-3 190 R-R A1997-1999-HSGlen Rose (Malvern,AR) SFHSHSYesARAR   -
19974140June-RegD2Tony LawrenceSan Diego Padres22COF6-1 205 R-R AA1997-1999-ColLouisiana Tech UniversitySFNCAA 1YesLALA   -
19975170June-RegD1Tim HummelSan Diego Padres18SS3B-1B6-2 195 R-R MLB1998-20062003-2004HSBurke Catholic (Goshen,NY) SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
19976200June-RegD1Brittan MotleySan Diego Padres18OFOF6-2 180 B-R Ind1997-2000-HSHickman Mills (Kansas City,MO) SFHSHSYesKSMO   -
19977230June-RegD2Doug YoungSan Diego Padres21PP6-2 200 R-R AA1997-2007-ColSierra CollegeSFCCCAAYesPACA   -
19978260June-RegD1Jason DunawaySan Diego Padres20SSSS6-1 177 R-R A+1997-2002-ColSeward County Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesCOKS   -
19979290June-RegD1Junior HerndonSan Diego Padres18PP6-1 190 R-R MLB1997-20062001-2001HSMoffat County (Craig,CO) SFHSHSYesKSCO   -
199710320June-RegD1Tony CosentinoSan Diego Padres18CC6-0 195 R-R AA1997-2004-HSWest Torrance (Torrance,CA) SFHSHSYesNECA   -
199711350June-RegD2Dave MaurerSan Diego Padres22PP6-2 205 R-L MLB1994-20042000-2004ColOklahoma State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMNOK   -
199712380June-RegD2Pat RyanSan Diego Padres22pP6-3 200 R-R A1994-1998-ColUniversity of South FloridaSFNCAA 1YesTNFL   -
199713410June-RegD1Brent HorsmanSan Diego Padres20OFOF6-3 175 L-R AAA1997-1998-ColSolano Community CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
199714440June-RegD1Brian DowellSan Diego Padres19pP6-3 210 R-R Rk1997-1999-ColAlvin Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesTXTX   -
199715470June-RegD2Kevin BurfordSan Diego Padres19OF1B6-0 190 L-L AA1997-2004-ColSantiago Canyon CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
199716500June-RegD1Shawn CampSan Diego Padres21pP6-1 200 R-R MLB1996-20142004-2014ColGeorge Mason UniversitySFNCAA 1YesVAVAFA   -
199717530June-RegD1Mike TejadaSan Diego Padres18CC6-1 213 B-R AA1998-2003-HSProvo (Provo,UT) SFHSHSNoHIUT   -
199718560June-RegD2Scot HemmingsSan Diego Padres20OFOF6-4 197 R-R AAA1997-1999-ColAbraham Baldwin Agricultural CollegeSFNJCAAYesGAGA   -
199719590June-RegD1Karl RydenSan Diego Padres20OFOF5-11 185 R-R A-1996-1999-ColAlvin Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesTXTX   -
199720620June-RegD1Jon StoneSan Diego Padres182BC6-0 190 R-R A+1999-2004-HSLodi (Lodi,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
199721650June-RegD2Johnny HunterSan Diego Padres22OFP6-1 190 R-R AAA1996-2003-ColTexas A&M UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
199722680June-RegD1Rick GuttormsonSan Diego Padres20pP6-2 200 R-R Intl1997-2008-ColEdmonds Community CollegeSFNWAACCYesCAWA   -
199723710June-RegD2Scott SealSan Diego Padres211BOF6-1 205 L-L AA1996-2001-ColCal State FullertonSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
199724740June-RegD1Clay SnellgroveSan Diego Padres22SS2B6-0 180 R-R AAA1994-2002-ColMiddle Tennessee State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesGATN   -
199725770June-RegD2Brian JergensonSan Diego Padres22OF-1B1B6-3 215 L-L Rk1994-1997-ColUniversity of Northern IowaSFNCAA 1YesWIIA   -
199726800June-RegD1Patrick BourlandSan Diego Padres18SSSS6-2 180 R-R ---HSDurango (Durango,CO) SFHSHSNoCOCO   -
199727830June-RegD1Ron FrenchSan Diego Padres19CC5-10 200 R-R A+1998-2000-HSNorthgate (Walnut Creek,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
199728860June-RegD1Joe DeMarcoSan Diego Padres21SS2B5-9 160 B-R Ind1994-1998-ColUniversity of KansasSFNCAA 1YesFLKS   -
199729890June-RegD1Shawn GarrettSan Diego Padres18SSOF6-3 190 B-R AAA1998-2008-HSSouth Central (Farina,IL) SFHSHSYesILIL   -
199730920June-RegD1Todd NaffSan Diego Padres22pP6-3 215 R-R A1997-1999-ColSt. Edward's UniversitySFNCAA 2YesTXTX   -
199731950June-RegD1Jon OisethSan Diego Padres22pP6-3 190 R-L A1994-1998-ColKansas State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMNKS   -
199732980June-RegD1Ryan O'DonnellSan Diego Padres18COF6-0 180 L-R A+1998-2002-HSCasa Grande (Casa Grande,AZ) SFHSHSNoAZAZ   -
1997331010June-RegD1Chad OlszanskiSan Diego Padres18SSSS5-11 170 R-R NCAA1998-2000-HSSan Pasqual (Escondido,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1997341040June-RegD2Jason RakersSan Diego Padres243BP6-2 200 R-R MLB1995-20031998-2000ColQuincy UniversitySFNCAA 2YesPAIL   -
1997351070June-RegD1Bryan DeLeonSan Diego Padres18pP6-2 160 R-R Rk1998-1998-FANoneSFYesPRPR   -
1997361100June-RegD1Dustin ViatorSan Diego Padres21pP6-3 192 R-R A1995-1999-ColNicholls State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesLALA   -
1997371130June-RegD1Greg BochySan Diego Padres17pP6-2 200 R-R A1999-2004-HSMount Carmel (San Diego,CA) SFHSHSNoTXCA   -
1997381160June-RegD1Josh FranceSan Diego Padres18CC-1B6-5 243 R-R NCAA1998-2001-HSBrophy College Prep (Phoenix,AZ) SFHSHSNoAZAZ   -
1997391190June-RegD1Jesse CurrySan Diego Padres181B1B6-4 205 L-L A1997-2000-HSGresham (Gresham,OR) SFHSHSYesIAOR   -
1997401220June-RegD3Gus OrnsteinSan Diego Padres221B1B6-3 232 R-R -1995-1997-ColMichigan State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesNJMI   -
1997411247June-RegD1Ryan QuinnSan Diego Padres173B3B6-3 195 R-R ---HSBrother Rice (Chicago,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -
1997421272June-RegD1Bryce TrudeauSan Diego Padres20pP6-2 210 L-R -1996-1997-HSSan Bernardino (San Bernardino,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -