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1997 Baltimore Orioles Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    122Jayson WerthCHigh SchoolGlenwood (Chatham,IL)HSHSILYesLF-RF6-5210RR1979-05-20Springfield,IL
    1997-  1-  22-BAL
    MLB2002-20171997-2018
    126Darnell McDonaldOFHigh SchoolCherry Creek (Greenwood Village,CO)HSHSCOYesOF-RF5-11201RR1978-11-17Fort Collins,CO
    1997-  1-  26-BAL
    MLB2004-20131998-2013
    136Ntema NdungidiOFHigh SchoolEdouard Montpetit (Montreal,QC)HSHSQCYesOF6-2199LR1979-03-15Kisangani,ZR
    1997-  1-  36-BAL
    AA1997-2003
    273Sean DouglassPHigh SchoolAntelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-6200RR1979-04-28Lancaster,CA
    1997-  2-  73-BAL
    MLB2001-20051997-2008
    3105Matt RileyPHigh SchoolLiberty (Brentwood,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-1201LL1979-08-02Santa Ana,CA
    1997-  3- 105-BAL
    MLB1999-20051998-2010
    4135Shannon CarterOFHigh SchoolEl Reno (El Reno,OK)HSHSOKYesOF6-0180LL1979-03-23El Reno,OK
    1997-  4- 135-BAL
    AAA1997-2003
    5165Rick BauerPCollegeTreasure Valley CCNWAACC---ORYesP6-6212RR1977-01-10Garden Grove,CA
    1997-  5- 165-BAL
    MLB2001-20081997-2012
    6195Caleb BalbuenaPCollegeCuesta CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-7240RR1977-03-23Santa Cruz,CA
    1998- 26- 785-SEA
    A+1998-2008
    7225Ricky CasteelPCollegeNortheast Texas CCNJCAA---TXYesP6-2190RR1977-10-29Texarkana,TX
    1997-  7- 225-BAL
    A1997-2001
    8255Jay SpurgeonPCollegeHawaiiNCAA 1---HIYesP6-6211RR1976-07-05West Covina,CA
    1997-  8- 255-BAL
    MLB2000-20001995-2002
    9285Logan CuellarPCollegeWharton County Junior CollegeNJCAA---TXNoP6-0160RR1977-12-08Houston,TX
    1997-  9- 285-BAL
    NCAA2000-2000
    10315David ZwirchitzPHigh SchoolAppleton East (Appleton,WI)HSHSWIYesP6-2190RR1979-01-08Merrill,WI
    1997- 10- 315-BAL
    Indy2000-2000
    11345Jerry HairstonSSCollegeSouthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILYes2B-SS5-10173RR1976-05-29Des Moines,IA
    1997- 11- 345-BAL
    MLB1998-20131997-2013
    12375Darren MurphypCollegeGrossmont CollegeCCCAASoCAYesP6-3170LL1976-09-13Santee,CA
    1997- 12- 375-BAL
    A1997-1998
    13405Mack HamanOFCollegeCoastal CarolinaNCAA 1---SCYesOF6-4205RR1975-12-11Wilmington,DE
    1997- 13- 405-BAL
    A1997-1999
    14435Sean JonespHigh SchoolBarton (Hamilton,ON)HSHSONYesP6-8215RR1978-04-12Niagara Falls,ON
    1997- 14- 435-BAL
    A+1997-2004
    15465Jordan RomeropCollegeDe Anza CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-1170RR1976-10-08Mountain View,CA
    1997- 15- 465-BAL
    A+1997-2003
    16495Cliff Wilson3BCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAASoSCYes3B-SS6-2198LR1977-04-10Lyman,SC
    1997- 16- 495-BAL
    Rk1997-1998
    17525Chris ThogersenpHigh SchoolNewbury Park (Newbury Park,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5210RR1979-02-05Van Nuys,CA
    1997- 17- 525-BAL
    NCAA1999-2001
    18555Lance SurridgepCollegeUNC-GreensboroNCAA 1---NCNoP6-4200LR1976-07-17St. Paul,MN
    1998- 15- 445-BOS
    A+1998-2000
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19585Jason RybapHigh SchoolCuyahoga Heights (Cuyahoga Heights,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-3190RR1978-10-05Brooklyn Heights,OH
    1997- 19- 585-BAL
    Rk1997-1999
    20615Joe Borchard1BHigh SchoolCamarillo (Camarillo,CA)HSHSCANoOF-RF6-5220BR1978-11-25Panorama City,CA
    2000-  1-  12-CHA
    MLB2002-20071998-2011
    21645Antoine IdeOFHigh SchoolMadison (Portland,OR)HSHSORYesOF-1B6-0170RR1979-03-02Portland,OR
    1997- 21- 645-BAL
    A1997-2000
    22675Juan PachecoSSCollegeRutgersNCAA 1---NJYes2B-3B6-0170RR1976-11-04Santo Domingo,DR
    1997- 22- 675-BAL
    A1997-1999
    23705Tod LeeCCollegeGeorgia SouthernNCAA 1---GAYesP6-1235RR1975-09-08LaGrange,GA
    1997- 23- 705-BAL
    A+1995-1998
    24735Jason TaylorOFHigh SchoolBilly Ryan (Denton,TX)HSHSTXNoOF5-8170RR1979-02-12Denton,TX
    1997- 24- 735-BAL
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    25765Roy WellspHigh SchoolPerry Central (Hazard,KY)HSHSKYNoP6-3195BR1978-11-17Hazard,KY
    1998- 31- 935-SEA
    A1999-2001
    26795DJ CarrascopCollegePima CCNJCAA---AZYesP6-1215RR1977-04-12Safford,AZ
    1997- 26- 795-BAL
    MLB2003-20121998-2012
    27825Brian HarperOFHigh SchoolHershey (Hershey,PA)HSHSPANoOF6-0175RR1978-10-31Hershey,PA
    1997- 27- 825-BAL
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    28855Erick Eigenhuisp-1BHigh SchoolCentral Valley (Spokane Valley,WA)HSHSWANoP6-5190RR1978-12-29Verdale,WA
    1997- 28- 855-BAL
    NCAA1998-2003
    29885Anthony ReedpHigh SchoolEisenhower (Lawton,OK)HSHSOKNoP6-2210RR1979-06-18Walters,OK
    1997- 29- 885-BAL
    Rk2000-2002
    30915Brian Schmitt1BHigh SchoolMonterey (Lubbock,TX)HSHSTXNo1B-OF6-2200LL1979-05-16Taylor,TX
    1999- 14- 443-HOU
    A1999-2003
    31945Terry Byron3BHigh SchoolSt. Joseph (St. Croix,VG)HSHSVGNoP6-0220RR1979-03-28St. Croix,VG
    1999-  2-  53-MIA
    A+1999-2003
    32975Gavin WrightOFHigh SchoolLufkin (Lufkin,TX)HSHSTXNoOF6-2175RR1979-05-06Lufkin,TX
    1998- 33- 992-HOU
    AA1999-2005
    331005Andy BealpHigh SchoolReidland (Paducah,KY)HSHSKYNoP6-2190LL1978-10-31Paducah,KY
    2000-  5- 158-NYA
    AAA1998-2005
    341035Matt SchwagerpCollegeIndian Hills CC-CentervilleNJCAA---IAYesP6-6222RR1977-10-10Plainview,NE
    1997- 34-1035-BAL
    A+1998-2004
    351065Austin Bilke3BHigh SchoolBeaver Dam (Beaver Dam,WI)HSHSWINoP6-2220RR1979-08-13Beaver Dam,WI
    1997- 35-1065-BAL
    AA1998-2005
    361095Juan BonillaOfHigh SchoolCrestview (Crestview,FL)HSHSFLYes1B-C6-1200RR1978-05-06Tallahassee,FL
    1997- 36-1095-BAL
    A1998-1999
    371125Rod PerryOfHigh SchoolMater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)HSHSCANoOF5-10195RR1979-02-01Long Beach,CA
    2001- 12- 350-PHI
    A+1998-2003
    381155Sam EmerickpCollegeLincoln Land CCNJCAA---ILNoP6-4196RR1977-12-06Taylorville,IL
    1997- 38-1155-BAL
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    391185Bill DuplisseaCCollegeCollege of San MateoCCCAA---CANoC-P6-0200RR1977-09-27San Carlos,CA
    1997- 39-1185-BAL
    AAA1999-2003
    401215Tommy MartinSSCollegeHillsdale CollegeNCAA 2---MIYes2B-3B5-10175RR1975-09-12Ypsilanti,MI
    1997- 40-1215-BAL
    Rk1997-1998
    411242Shawn CurtispHigh SchoolLexington Christian (Lexington,KY)HSHSKYYesP6-2190RR1978-05-26Lexington,KY
    1997- 41-1242-BAL
    Rk1997-1997
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system