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1997 Minnesota Twins Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19Michael CuddyerSSHigh SchoolGreat Bridge (Chesapeake,VA)HSHSVAYesRF-3B6-2202RR1979-03-27Norfolk,VA
    1997-  1-   9-MIN
    MLB2001-20151998-2015
    150Matt LeCroyCCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYesC-DH6-2225RR1975-12-13Belton,SC
    1997-  1-  50-MIN
    MLB2000-20071995-2008
    261Michael RestovichOFHigh SchoolRochester Mayo (Rochester,MN)HSHSMNYesOF-LF6-4233RR1979-01-03Rochester,MN
    1997-  2-  61-MIN
    MLB2002-20071998-2011
    393Greg WithelderPHigh SchoolStrath Haven (Wallingford,PA)HSHSPANoP6-3200RL1979-05-11Bryn Mawr,PA
    2000-  6- 177-LAN
    A+1998-2003
    4123Bob DaviesPCollegeMarietta CollegeNCAA 3---OHYesP6-1195RR1976-04-02Warren,OH
    1997-  4- 123-MIN
    A+1997-1999
    5153Peter BlakePHigh SchoolIndianola (Indianola,IA)HSHSIAYesP6-1220RL1979-01-15Indianola,IA
    1997-  5- 153-MIN
    A1998-2004
    6183Nate MelsonPHigh SchoolRogers (Rogers,AR)HSHSARYesP6-6192RR1978-10-28Fayetteville,AR
    1997-  6- 183-MIN
    Rk1997-1999
    7213Matt CarnesPCollegeArkansasNCAA 1---ARYesP6-3205RR1975-08-18Joplin,MO
    1997-  7- 213-MIN
    AAA1997-2005
    8243Ben ThomasPCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1JrKSYesP6-3190LL1975-10-06Rapid City,SD
    1997-  8- 243-MIN
    Rk1996-1997
    9273Jon SchaefferCCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYesC-1B6-1197RR1976-01-20Tarzana,CA
    1997-  9- 273-MIN
    AA1995-2000
    10303Josh GandyPCollegeGeorgiaNCAA 1---GAYesP6-1203RL1975-10-12Atlanta,GA
    1997- 10- 303-MIN
    A+1997-2000
    11333Matt JurgenaPCollegeHastings CollegeNAIA---NEYesP6-3185RR1975-12-12Hastings,NE
    1997- 11- 333-MIN
    Rk1997-1997
    12363Lateef VaughnSSCollegeLong Beach StateNCAA 1---CAYesSS-OF5-9175RR1975-10-01San Diego,CA
    1997- 12- 363-MIN
    A+1997-2002
    13393Deshawn SouthwardOFHigh SchoolPasco (Dade City,FL)HSHSFLYesOF5-11187RR1978-05-16Dade City,FL
    1997- 13- 393-MIN
    A1997-2001
    14423Eddy Furniss1BCollegeLSUNCAA 1---LANo1B6-2220LL1975-09-18Nacogdoches,TX
    1998-  4- 118-PIT
    AA1998-2002
    15453Jake WeberOFCollegeNC StateNCAA 1---NCNoOF-2B5-11188LR1976-04-22Poughkeepsie,NY
    1998-  6- 185-SEA
    AAA1998-2004
    16483Jordan GerkpHigh SchoolKlo (Kelowna,BC)HSHSBCNoP6-1180LL1979-07-06Kelowna,BC
    2000- 41-1217-DET
    AAA2000-2005
    17513Kevin Frederickp-3BCollegeCreightonNCAA 1JrNENoP6-1210RL1976-11-04Evanston,IL
    1998- 34-1009-MIN
    MLB2002-20041996-2008
    18543Ray UnderhillpHigh SchoolDeLand (DeLand,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-4185RR1979-01-26Daytona Beach,FL
    1997- 18- 543-MIN
    Rk1998-1999
    19573Kevin StuartpCollegeGolden West CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-6225RR1977-09-26Newport Beach,CA
    1997- 19- 573-MIN
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    20603Billy ColemanpCollegeWestern MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-0170RR1976-01-12St. Joseph,MI
    1997- 20- 603-MIN
    Rk1995-2004
    21633J.C. RomeropCollegeMobile (Ala.)NAIA---ALYesP5-11195BL1976-06-04Rio Piedras,PR
    1997- 21- 633-MIN
    MLB1999-20121995-2015
    22663Dan Boyd3BHigh SchoolPasco (Dade City,FL)HSHSFLNoOF-P6-0185RR1978-09-28Dade City,FL
    2001- 27- 808-MIL
    A+2001-2004
    23693Tim SturdypHigh SchoolLa Cueva (Albuquerque,NM)HSHSNMYesP6-2183RR1978-10-08Peoria,IL
    1997- 23- 693-MIN
    AAA1997-2002
    24723Creston WhitakerOFHigh SchoolJesuit College Prep (Dallas,TX)HSHSTXNoOF5-10165BR1979-06-08Dallas,TX
    1997- 24- 723-MIN
    NCAA1998-2000
    25753Adam JohnsonpHigh SchoolTorrey Pines (San Diego,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2210RR1979-07-12San Jose,CA
    2000-  1-   2-MIN
    MLB2001-20032000-2009
    26783Dan MorrispHigh SchoolAyersville (Defiance,OH)HSHSOHNoP---------------Defiance,OH
    1997- 26- 783-MIN
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    27813Daylan HoltOFHigh SchoolMesquite (Mesquite,TX)HSHSTXNoOF6-1200RR1978-10-04Dallas,TX
    2000-  3-  90-OAK
    AAA1998-2004
    28843David ShankpHigh SchoolMiramonte (Orinda,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2195RR1979-08-26Orinda,CA
    1997- 28- 843-MIN
    Indy2001-2003
    29873Aaron Jaworowski1BCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYes1B6-3210LR1975-08-07St. Louis,MO
    1997- 29- 873-MIN
    A1997-2000
    30903Nathanael StevensSSHigh SchoolKeystone (Keystone,FL)HSHSFLYesSS-2B5-10160BR1978-09-18Fort Walton Beach,FL
    1997- 30- 903-MIN
    AA1997-2001
    31933Mike CosgrovepCollegeTennesseeNCAA 1---TNYesP6-2195RR1976-02-14Lynwood,CA
    1997- 31- 933-MIN
    AAA1997-2009
    32963Trevor MoteSSHigh SchoolKingman (Kingman,AZ)HSHSAZNo3B-2B6-1190BR1979-07-22Kingman,AZ
    2001- 15- 446-HOU
    A+2000-2003
    33993Nick PuntoSSCollegeSaddleback CollegeCCCAA---CANoSS-2B5-9170BR1977-11-08San Diego,CA
    1998- 21- 614-PHI
    MLB2001-20141998-2014
    341023Marques Tuiasosopo3BHigh SchoolWoodinville (Woodinville,WA)HSHSWANo3B6-1220RR1979-03-22Long Beach,CA
    1997- 34-1023-MIN
    ---
    351053Craig HawkinspHigh SchoolNotre Dame (Burlington,ON)HSHSONNoP6-5225RR1979-04-23Hamilton,ON
    1997- 35-1053-MIN
    NCAA1998-2003
    361083Brian FittspCollegeVolunteer State CCNJCAA---TNYesP6-2175RR1976-07-25Gallatin,TN
    1997- 36-1083-MIN
    A1997-2001
    371113Pat StengerpHigh SchoolSt. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-6196RR1978-10-07Cleveland,OH
    1997- 37-1113-MIN
    Rk1997-1999
    381143Bryan MelsonCCollegeNorth FloridaNCAA 2---FLYesC6-1193RR1975-03-19Daytona Beach,FL
    1997- 38-1143-MIN
    Rk1997-1999
    391173Isaiah HaynesOfHigh SchoolVanden (Fairfield,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-1175LR1978-07-02Fairfield,CA
    1997- 39-1173-MIN
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    401203Casey FullerpHigh SchoolDixon (Dixon,CA)HSHSCANoOF-1B6-6210LL1979-02-09Clovis,CA
    1998- 25- 744-MON
    A+2000-2004
    411233Corey RichardsonofCollegeNortheast Texas CCNJCAA---TXNoOF6-0165BR1977-03-09Longview,TX
    1999- 15- 447-DET
    AA1998-2003
    421260Russel BrattonpCollegeMemphisNCAA 1---TNNoP6-5210RR1976-05-08Columbia,TN
    1997- 42-1260-MIN
    NCAA1996-1999
    431284Justin SmithpCollegeSeward County CCNJCAA---KSNoC-3B6-5210BR1980-05-20Winter Garden,FL
    1998- 30- 886-CHN
    Rk2002-2002
    441306Josh ReesepHigh SchoolLincoln County (Fayetteville,TN)HSHSTNNoP6-1205RR1979-03-31Fayetteville,IN
    1997- 44-1306-MIN
    Rk2000-2000
    451327Matt BoothpHigh SchoolHenry Clay (Lexington,KY)HSHSKYNoP6-4175RL1979-03-04Lexington,KY
    1997- 45-1327-MIN
    ---
    461347Aaron MillerpCollegeCampbellNCAA 1---NCYesP6-3235RL1976-07-31Wilmington,DE
    1997- 46-1347-MIN
    A1996-1999
    471366Joe FootepHigh SchoolPark View (Sterling,VA)HSHSVAYesP6-4203RR1979-08-30Washington,DC
    1997- 47-1366-MIN
    AA1998-2003
    481384Jason McConnell2BCollegeArkansasNCAA 1---ARYes2B-SS5-9170BR1976-05-21Bossier City,LA
    1997- 48-1384-MIN
    A+1998-1999
    491401David JusticeSSHigh SchoolWashington (Pensacola,FL)HSHSFLNoSS5-10175LR1979-02-15Pensacola,FL
    1997- 49-1401-MIN
    ---
    501417Tagg BoziedCHigh SchoolArvada (Arvada,CO)HSHSCONo1B-OF6-3210RR1979-07-24Sioux Falls,SD
    2001-  3-  90-SDN
    AAA1999-2011
    511432Clinton Baileyp------Fr---NoP6-2200RR1977-03-07Chemainus,BC
    1997- 51-1432-MIN
    ---
    521446Richard Durrett1BCollegeEl Paso CCNJCAA---TXNoOF6-5190RR1977-12-02Farmington,NM
    1997- 52-1446-MIN
    ---
    531460Shawn StifflerpHigh SchoolSomerset (Somerset,PA)HSHSPANoP6-2200LL---Somerset,PA
    1997- 53-1460-MIN
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