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1998 Kansas City Royals Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    14Jeff AustinPCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYesP6-0185RR1976-10-19San Bernardino,CA
    1998-  1-   4-KCA
    MLB2001-20031996-2005
    130Matt BurchPCollegeVa. CommonwealthNCAA 1---VAYesP6-2190RR1976-12-21Elmira,NY
    1998-  1-  30-KCA
    AA1998-2004
    131Chris GeorgePHigh SchoolKlein (Klein,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-1165LL1979-09-16Houston,TX
    1998-  1-  31-KCA
    MLB2001-20041998-2012
    247Robbie MorrisonPCollegeMiamiNCAA 1---FLYesP6-0215RR1976-12-07Valrico,FL
    1998-  2-  47-KCA
    AA1996-2004
    377Ben CordovaOFHigh SchoolMarian Catholic (San Diego,CA)HSHSCAYesOF5-10220LL1979-12-03Colorado Springs,CO
    1998-  3-  77-KCA
    A1999-2003
    4107Monty WardPCollegeTexas TechNCAA 1---TXYesP6-1185RR1976-10-11Dallas,TX
    1998-  4- 107-KCA
    A1998-1999
    5137Scott ChiassonPCollegeEastern Connecticut StateNCAA 3---CTYesP6-3200RR1977-08-14Norwich,CT
    1998-  5- 137-KCA
    MLB2001-20021998-2011
    6167Mike CurryOFCollegeSouth CarolinaNCAA 1---SCYesOF5-10190LR1977-02-15Jacksonville,FL
    1998-  6- 167-KCA
    AAA1998-2005
    7197Jeremy DodsonPCollegeBaylorNCAA 1---TXYesOF-P6-2200LR1977-05-03Sherman,TX
    1998-  7- 197-KCA
    AA1998-2005
    8227Norris HopperOFHigh SchoolShelby (Shelby,NC)HSHSNCYesOF-CF5-10210RR1979-03-24Shelby,NC
    1998-  8- 227-KCA
    MLB2006-20081998-2012
    9257Paul PhillipsCCollegeAlabamaNCAA 1---ALYesC-1B5-11180RR1977-04-15Demopolis,AL
    1998-  9- 257-KCA
    MLB2004-20101998-2012
    10287Jeremy JacksonPCollegeMississippiNCAA 1---MSYesP6-4205LL1976-06-04Meridian,MS
    1998- 10- 287-KCA
    A1995-2000
    11317Cary AmmonsPHigh SchoolDurant (Durant,OK)HSHSOKYesP5-11165LL1976-10-14Houston,TX
    1998- 11- 317-KCA
    A+1998-2001
    12347Emmanuel SantanaCHigh SchoolMaestro Ladi (Vega Alta,PR)HSHSPRYesC-1B6-0185LR1980-08-04Santurce,PR
    1998- 12- 347-KCA
    AA1998-2007
    13377Brian ShackelfordOFCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1---OKYesOF-P6-1190LL1976-08-30McAlester,OK
    1998- 13- 377-KCA
    MLB2005-20061995-2008
    14407Shawn SedlacekPCollegeIowa StateNCAA 1---IAYesP6-4200RR1976-06-29Cedar Rapids,IA
    1998- 14- 407-KCA
    MLB2002-20021998-2005
    15437Brock Griffin---High SchoolJesuit (Portland,OR)HSHSORNoC-1B6-0200LR1979-10-04Portland,OR
    1998- 15- 437-KCA
    A2002-2003
    16467Craig JonesPCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYesP6-2190RR1977-05-18Fountain Valley,CA
    1998- 16- 467-KCA
    A-1996-1999
    17497Chuck HamiltonPHigh SchoolSimmons School (Hollandale,MS)HSHSMSYesP6-4200RR1978-12-29Greenville,MS
    1998- 17- 497-KCA
    Rk1998-2000
    18527Ryan Hill---CollegeWabash Valley CollegeNJCAA---ILYesP6-4200RR1978-08-27Washington,IN
    1998- 18- 527-KCA
    Rk1998-1999
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19557Aaron Fausett---High SchoolBeaverton (Beaverton,OR)HSHSORNoOF6-2220RR1979-10-11Beaverton,OR
    1998- 19- 557-KCA
    NCAA1999-2002
    20587Javier PamusPCollegeSan Jose StateNCAA 1SrCAYesP6-1195RR1975-02-11San Diego,CA
    1998- 20- 587-KCA
    AA1997-2001
    21617James ShanksOFHigh SchoolSoloman (Appling,GA)HSHSGAYesOF-P6-0180RR1979-01-26Appling,GA
    1998- 21- 617-KCA
    AAA1998-2013
    22647Wayne Lee---CollegeWashingtonNCAA 1---WAYesP6-0208RR1976-10-15Fort Dix,NJ
    1998- 22- 647-KCA
    A1996-1999
    23677Corey Hart3BCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1---OKYesSS-3B6-0190BR1975-09-05Oklahoma City,OK
    1998- 23- 677-KCA
    AAA1997-2005
    24707Ryan Fry3BCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYesOF-3B6-1190RR1980-05-11Bethlehem,PA
    2001- 22- 666-CIN
    A2001-2004
    25737Jeremy FreitasOFCollegeUSCNCAA 1---CAYes1B-OF6-3215LR1975-02-04Hanford,CA
    1998- 25- 737-KCA
    A1997-2000
    26767Jeff Trzos---High SchoolNorth Farmington (Farmington Hills,MI)HSHSMINoP6-6225LL1980-03-12Farmington Hills,MI
    1998- 26- 767-KCA
    NCAA1999-2002
    27797Yancy AyresCCollegeKansas StateNCAA 1---KSYesC6-0205RR1976-05-10Smith Center,KS
    1998- 27- 797-KCA
    A1998-2003
    28827Mike Russo---CollegeQueens College.NCAA 2---NYYesP6-2215LL1977-08-09Valley Stream,NY
    1998- 28- 827-KCA
    A1998-2000
    29857Sean Bryan3BHigh SchoolMaple Woods (Kansas City,MO)HSHSMOYes3B6-1220LR1978-05-10Kansas City,MO
    1998- 29- 857-KCA
    Rk1998-1998
    30887Trevor MoteIFCollegeYavapai CollegeNJCAAFrAZNo3B-2B6-1190BR1979-07-22Kingman,AZ
    2001- 15- 446-HOU
    A+2000-2003
    31917Michael DenardSSHigh SchoolOakland Tech (Oakland,CA)HSHSCANoSS6-0200RR1980-05-26Oakland,CA
    1998- 31- 917-KCA
    ---
    32947Jim EssianOFHigh SchoolTroy (Troy,MI)HSHSMIYesOF-1B6-3210BR1979-11-08Southfield,MI
    1998- 32- 947-KCA
    A+1999-2006
    33977Jason BartzPHigh SchoolManatee (Bradenton,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-2205RR1979-11-25Bradenton,FL
    2002- 17- 498-KCA
    A2001-2003
    341007Damon DombrowskiPHigh SchoolTruman (Independence,MO)HSHSMONoP6-3220LL1980-03-02Independence,MO
    1998- 34-1007-KCA
    ---
    351037Gabe BoruffCHigh SchoolEphrata (Ephrata,WA)HSHSWANo2B-OF6-1210BR1979-11-17Ephrata,WA
    1998- 35-1037-KCA
    A+2003-2004
    361067Shane ScovilleCHigh SchoolRidge (Basking Ridge,NJ)HSHSNJNoC6-0180RR1980-02-19Basking Ridge,NJ
    2002- 18- 540-CHA
    Rk2001-2002
    371097Jeffrey JobePCollegeSeward County CCNJCAA---KSNoP6-5205RR1978-05-24---
    1998- 37-1097-KCA
    ---
    381127Lane CrewsPHigh SchoolGlades Day (Belle Glade,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-1195RR1979-09-11Pahokee,FL
    1998- 38-1127-KCA
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    391157Shawn BarksdalePCollegeWallace CCNJCAA---ALNoP6-9190RR1979-07-11Attalla,AL
    1998- 39-1157-KCA
    ---
    401187Nathan Price---CollegeDelta StateNCAA 2---MSNoP6-3220RR1979-09-11Memphis,TN
    1998- 40-1187-KCA
    Indy2002-2002
    411217Adam LingenfelterPHigh SchoolBuchholz (Gainesville,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3215RR1979-11-21Gainesville,FL
    1999- 38-1141-KCA
    Rk2004-2004
    421247Felipe AlouOFCollegeCanada CollegeCCCAASoCAYesOF5-11165RR1978-11-29Santo Domingo,DR
    1998- 42-1247-KCA
    AAA1998-2003
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