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1997 Texas Rangers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    139Jason Romano3BHigh SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYes2B-OF6-0185RR1979-06-24Tampa,FL
    1997-  1-  39-TEX
    MLB2002-20051997-2007
    275Jason GrabowskiCCollegeConnecticutNCAA 1---CTYes3B-OF6-3200LR1976-05-24New Haven,CT
    1997-  2-  75-TEX
    MLB2002-20051997-2006
    277Chris TynanPHigh SchoolHudson's Bay (Vancouver,WA)HSHSWAYesP6-2170RR1978-11-15Portland,OR
    1997-  2-  77-TEX
    A1997-1999
    3107Brandon WarriaxSSHigh SchoolPurnell Swett (Pembroke,NC)HSHSNCYesSS-P6-0165RR1979-06-23Laurinburg,NC
    1997-  3- 107-TEX
    AA1997-2004
    4137Dave ElderPCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1---GAYesP6-0180RR1975-09-23Atlanta,GA
    1997-  4- 137-TEX
    MLB2002-20031997-2007
    5167Trey PolandPCollegeLouisiana-LafayetteNCAA 1---LAYesP6-1190LL1975-04-03Shreveport,LA
    1997-  5- 167-TEX
    AA1997-2008
    6197Dan DeYoungPCollegeMississippiNCAA 1---MSYesP6-0210RR1976-03-24Hartley,IA
    1997-  6- 197-TEX
    A+1997-1998
    7227Mike LambCCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CAYes3B-1B6-1185LR1975-08-09West Covina,CA
    1997-  7- 227-TEX
    MLB2000-20101997-2011
    8257Billy DiazPHigh SchoolAcademia Adventista (Caguas,PR)HSHSPRYesP6-3180RR1979-11-25Vega Alta,PR
    1997-  8- 257-TEX
    Rk1997-1998
    9287Carlos FigueroaPHigh SchoolDr. Jose M. Lazaro (Carolina,PR)HSHSPRYesP6-1190LL1979-10-05Rio Piedras,PR
    1997-  9- 287-TEX
    AA1997-2005
    10317Kevin HarrisOFHigh SchoolTampa Bay Technical (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYesOF6-2220RR1978-03-27Tampa,FL
    1997- 10- 317-TEX
    A1997-1999
    11347Tom Sergio2BCollegeNC StateNCAA 1---NCYes2B-OF5-9175LR1975-06-27Norristown,PA
    1997- 11- 347-TEX
    AAA1997-2002
    12377Corey WrightOFHigh SchoolWorkman (City of Industry,CA)HSHSCAYesOF5-11165LL1979-11-26Downey,CA
    1997- 12- 377-TEX
    AA1997-2002
    13407Robbie MilnerpHigh SchoolDeer Valley (Glendale,AZ)HSHSAZNoP6-1210RR1978-10-19Phoenix,AZ
    1997- 13- 407-TEX
    A-2000-2001
    14437Jason TorresCHigh SchoolCarroll (Fort Pierce,FL)HSHSFLYesC-1B5-10170LR1978-12-11Flushing,NY
    1997- 14- 437-TEX
    A1997-2007
    15467Karl JerniganSSHigh SchoolMilton (Milton,FL)HSHSFLNoOF6-2195RR1979-04-15Milton,FL
    2001- 22- 676-SFN
    A1998-2003
    16497Kevin RuedipCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-2190RR1978-07-22Issaquah,WA
    1997- 16- 497-TEX
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    17527Geronimo CruzOFCollegeAlfred UniversityNCAA 3---NYYesOF6-0177BL1977-11-15Santiago,DR
    1997- 17- 527-TEX
    A1997-1998
    18557Jaime BubelaOFHigh SchoolCypress Falls (Houston,TX)HSHSTXNoOF-CF6-1200LR1978-06-06Houston,TX
    2000-  7- 206-SEA
    MLB2005-20051999-2005
    19587Travis HughespCollegeCowley CollegeNJCAAFrKSYesP6-5215RR1978-05-25Newton,KS
    1997- 19- 587-TEX
    MLB2004-20061998-2011
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    20617Jay SignorellipHigh SchoolLake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-7200RR1978-05-27Altamonte Springs,FL
    1998- 32- 967-NYA
    NCAA2000-2001
    21647Jeff RidenourpCollegeSIU-EdwardsvilleNCAA 2---ILYesP6-3190RR1976-07-22Granite City,IL
    1997- 21- 647-TEX
    Rk1997-1999
    22677Curtis Gay1BCollegeCowley CollegeNJCAAFrKSNo1B6-6225LL1977-09-12Enid,OK
    1999-  5- 167-CLE
    A1999-2001
    23707Quenten PattersonpCollegeBlinn CollegeNJCAA---TXNoP6-3210RR1977-12-29Killeen,TX
    2000-  5- 155-NYN
    A2000-2002
    24737Brian ShippSSHigh SchoolCentral (Baton Rouge,LA)HSHSLANo2B-SS6-2199RR1978-08-15Baton Rouge,LA
    1998- 22- 664-NYN
    AAA1999-2003
    25767Alex VazquezOFCollegeMontgomery CollegeNJCAA---MDYesOF6-0170RR1977-03-06Lawrence,MA
    1997- 25- 767-TEX
    A+1997-1998
    26797Spike LundbergpCollegeSan Diego Mesa CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-1185BR1977-05-04San Diego,CA
    1997- 26- 797-TEX
    AAA1997-2009
    27827Tanner Herrick1BHigh SchoolShow Low (Show Low,AZ)HSHSAZNoP-OF6-1195LL1978-12-29North Platte,NE
    1997- 27- 827-TEX
    NCAA2000-2000
    28857Mike EskildsenpHigh SchoolMaple Ridge (Maple Ridge,BC)HSHSBCNoP6-3195RR1979-05-03Maple Ridge,BC
    1997- 28- 857-TEX
    NCAA2000-2000
    29887Jason YoungpHigh SchoolBerkeley (Berkeley,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5205RR1979-09-28Oakland,CA
    2000-  2-  47-COL
    MLB2003-20041998-2005
    30917Derek HinesOFCollegeYavapai CollegeNJCAA---AZNoOF6-2205RR1977-03-31Denver,CO
    1997- 30- 917-TEX
    Rk1999-1999
    31947David CurtissSSHigh SchoolHavre (Havre,MT)HSHSMTNoOF6-4205RR1978-08-18Havre,MT
    1997- 31- 947-TEX
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    32977Jeff FieldsCHigh SchoolAlamogordo (Alamogordo,NM)HSHSNMNoC6-2210RR1978-11-09El Paso,TX
    1997- 32- 977-TEX
    NCAA2000-2000
    331007Mitch Jones3BCollegeUtah Valley UNJCAAFrUTNoOF-1B6-1215RR1977-10-15Orem,UT
    2000-  7- 218-NYA
    MLB2009-20092000-2010
    341037Devon YoungerpCollegeMeridian CCNJCAA---MSNoP6-3215RR1977-10-26West Chester,OH
    1997- 34-1037-TEX
    ---
    351067Kelley GulledgeCHigh SchoolMansfield (Mansfield,TX)HSHSTXNoC-1B6-1200RR1979-01-25Nashville,TN
    2000- 10- 282-MIN
    AAA1999-2011
    361097David WigleyCCollegeWallace CCNJCAA---ALNoC6-0165RR1978-03-24Pensacola,FL
    1997- 36-1097-TEX
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    371127Blake AllenpHigh SchoolBenjamin Russell (Alexander City,AL)HSHSALNoP6-4190BR1979-07-12Alexander City,AL
    2001- 35-1049-ANA
    Rk2001-2002
    381157Jason BeiteypCollegeOlympic CollegeNWAACC---WAYesP6-1170RR1977-11-18Vancouver,WA
    1997- 38-1157-TEX
    A1998-1999
    391187Pete OrrSSHigh SchoolNewmarket (Newmarket,ON)HSHSONNo2B-3B6-1175LR1979-06-08Richmond Hill,ON
    1999-  0-   0-ATL
    MLB2005-20132000-2015
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    401217Craig MosherpHigh SchoolMcRoberts (Richmond,BC)HSHSBCNoP6-0200RL1979-03-06Richmond,BC
    1998- 40-1193-TEX
    Indy2000-2003
    411244Joshua HawespCollegeCC of Rhode IslandNJCAA---RINoP6-2168RR1977-11-11Warwick,RI
    1997- 41-1244-TEX
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