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1998 Oakland Athletics Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    12Mark MulderPCollegeMichigan StateNCAA 1---MIYesP6-6200LL1977-08-05South Holland,IL
    1998-  1-   2-OAK
    MLB2000-20081997-2008
    245Gerald LairdCHigh SchoolLa Quinta (Westminster,CA)HSHSCAYesC-OF6-2195RR1979-11-13Westminster,CA
    1998-  2-  45-OAK
    MLB2003-20151999-2016
    375Kevin Miller3BCollegeWashingtonNCAA 1---WAYesSS6-1205RR1977-06-20Seattle,WA
    1998-  3-  75-OAK
    A+1996-1998
    4105Jeff Schultz---CollegeCypress CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-1200RR1976-05-22Provo,UT
    1998-  4- 105-OAK
    A+1998-2002
    5135Jason Hart2B-OFCollegeMissouri StateNCAA 1JrMOYes1B-OF6-3225RR1977-09-05Walnut Creek,CA
    1998-  5- 135-OAK
    MLB2002-20021998-2006
    6165Gary SchneidmillerOFHigh SchoolDon Antonio Lugo (Chino,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-OF6-1185RR1980-01-26Fontana,CA
    1998-  6- 165-OAK
    AA1998-2008
    7195Donato CalandrielloPCollegeCollege of CharlestonNCAA 1---SCYesP6-2210LL1975-07-01Caracas,VZ
    1998-  7- 195-OAK
    A+1998-2002
    8225Eric ByrnesOFCollegeUCLANCAA 1SrCAYesLF-OF6-2205RR1976-02-16Redwood City,CA
    1998-  8- 225-OAK
    MLB2000-20101998-2010
    9255Jonathan AdkinsPCollegeOklahoma StateNCAA 1JrOKYesP6-0200LR1977-08-30Huntington,WV
    1998-  9- 255-OAK
    MLB2003-20081999-2010
    10285Bert SnowPCollegeVanderbiltNCAA 1JrTNYesP6-1190RR1977-03-23Brooksville,FL
    1998- 10- 285-OAK
    AAA1996-2008
    11315Jay PecciIFCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYes2B-SS5-11185BR1976-09-26Redwood City,CA
    1998- 11- 315-OAK
    AAA1995-2011
    12345Eric ThompsonPCollegeOhio StateNCAA 1---OHYesP6-2190RR1977-09-07Dayton,OH
    1998- 12- 345-OAK
    AAA1998-2004
    13375Jeff BajenaruPCollegeRiverside CCCCCAA---CANoP6-1190RR1978-03-21Pomona,CA
    1999- 36-1089-CHA
    MLB2004-20061999-2006
    14405Mike LockwoodOFCollegeOhio StateNCAA 1SoOHNoOF-1B6-0190LL1976-12-27Columbus,OH
    1999- 23- 693-OAK
    AAA1999-2008
    15435Rusty KeithOFCollegePortland StateNCAA 1---ORYesOF-1B6-0200RR1977-09-18Anaheim,CA
    1998- 15- 435-OAK
    AAA1998-2003
    16465Shane BazzellPHigh SchoolNew Hope (Columbus,MS)HSHSMSYesP6-2180LR1979-03-02Amory,MS
    1998- 16- 465-OAK
    AAA1998-2005
    17495Elih VelazquezPHigh SchoolJose Campeche (San Lorenzo,PR)HSHSPRYesP6-2190LL1980-06-02San Lorenzo,PR
    1998- 17- 495-OAK
    A+1999-2002
    18525Justin HallSSCollegeLong Beach StateNCAA 1---CAYes2B-SS5-10180RR1976-09-23Inglewood,CA
    1998- 18- 525-OAK
    AAA1998-2005
    19555Justin NixonCFCollegeWalla Walla CCNWAACCFrWAYesOF6-2205LL1979-07-25Spokane,WA
    1998- 19- 555-OAK
    Rk1998-1998
    20585DeWayne BettsOFHigh SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-0175RR1980-06-14Harbor City,CA
    1998- 20- 585-OAK
    A-1998-2000
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21615Casey Bookout---CollegeOklahomaNCAA 1---OKNo1B6-5225LR1976-09-05Oklahoma City,OK
    1999-  9- 278-CIN
    A1996-2000
    22645Aaron NieckulaCCollegeIllinoisNCAA 1---ILYesC-1B5-11200RR1976-09-07Berwyn,IL
    1998- 22- 645-OAK
    AAA1995-2002
    23675Tyler YatesPCollegeHawaii-HiloNCAA 1---HIYesP6-4241RR1977-08-07Lihue,HI
    1998- 23- 675-OAK
    MLB2004-20091998-2009
    24705Bryan WilliamsonOFCollegeWashingtonNCAA 1---WANoOF6-6220RR1976-10-29Kennewick,WA
    1999- 43-1284-MIN
    Rk1996-1999
    25735Jim BrinkPCollegeNevadaNCAA 1---NVYesP6-0185RR1976-09-11Stockton,CA
    1998- 25- 735-OAK
    AAA1998-2003
    26765JP SchmidtSSHigh SchoolHighland (Palmdale,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-OF6-1160LR1980-01-04Los Angeles,CA
    1998- 26- 765-OAK
    A+1998-2007
    27795Jason DobisPCollegeMinnesotaNCAA 1---MNYesP6-2200RR1976-01-17Little Falls,MN
    1998- 27- 795-OAK
    A+1998-2000
    28825Matt ForbesCFCollegeMuscatine CCNJCAA---IAYesOF5-10165RR1978-02-17Stuttgart,GE
    1998- 28- 825-OAK
    A+1998-2000
    29855Matt HoweIFCollegeTexas ChristianNCAA 1---TXYes3B-1B6-0190RR1976-09-16Pittsburgh,PA
    1998- 29- 855-OAK
    AA1996-2005
    30885Tony TaylorPCollegeUSCNCAA 1JrCAYesP6-3180RR1977-10-28Tucson,AZ
    1998- 30- 885-OAK
    Rk1998-1998
    31915Mike WoodsIFHigh SchoolBroadmoor (Baton Rouge,LA)HSHSLANo2B-OF6-1200RR1980-09-11Baton Rouge,LA
    2001-  1-  32-DET
    AA1999-2010
    32945Kurt NantkesPHigh SchoolWilliam C. Hinkley (Aurora,CO)HSHSCOYesP6-4195RR1979-11-12Lakewood,CO
    1998- 32- 945-OAK
    Rk1999-1999
    33975Alex NegronPCollegeSoutheastern CCNJCAA---IAYesCF-P6-7215RR1978-05-02Bayamon,PR
    1998- 33- 975-OAK
    A+1978-2000
    341005Newt ParentCHigh SchoolPhoenix (Phoenix,OR)HSHSORNoC6-3215RR1980-03-04Phoenix,OR
    1998- 34-1005-OAK
    ---
    351035Brad MoorePCollegeNorthern IowaNCAA 1---IAYesP6-1185RR1964-06-21Loveland,CO
    1998- 35-1035-OAK
    MLB1988-19901986-1994
    361065Alex TorresPCollegeCochise CollegeNJCAA---AZNoP6-2210RL1978-11-15Bronx,NY
    1998- 36-1065-OAK
    ---
    371095Marshall RubensPCollegeAmerican River CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-5220RR1978-10-14Fair Oaks,CA
    1998- 37-1095-OAK
    ---
    381125Billy GreenOFHigh SchoolSpring (Spring,TX)HSHSTXNoOF6-2220RR1979-10-23Spring,TX
    1998- 38-1125-OAK
    ---
    391155Bryan Ball---High SchoolTaylorsville (Salt Lake City,UT)HSHSUTNoP-1B6-1220RR1979-09-05Taylorsville,UT
    1998- 39-1155-OAK
    NCAA2000-2002
    401185Zack RieraCHigh SchoolFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)HSHSFLNoC-OF6-0190BR1979-04-16Tallahassee,FL
    1998- 40-1185-OAK
    AAA2000-2010
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411215James MearsPCollegeIndian Hills CC-CentervilleNJCAA---IANoP6-0195RR1979-05-07---
    1998- 41-1215-OAK
    ---
    421245John Dean---High SchoolMagnolia (Magnolia,TX)HSHSTXNoOF5-10170RL1979-04-16Magnolia,TX
    1998- 42-1245-OAK
    ---
    431274Mike Cervenak3BCollegeMichiganNCAA 1---MINo3B-1B5-11180RR1976-08-17Trenton,MI
    1998- 43-1274-OAK
    MLB2008-20081995-2013
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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