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1998 St. Louis Cardinals Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    15JD DrewOF---MN---------YesRF-CF6-1195LR1975-11-20Valdosta,GA
    1998-  1-   5-SLN
    MLB1998-20111995-2011
    132Ben DigginsPHigh SchoolBradshaw Mountain (Prescott Valley,AZ)HSHSAZNoP-1B6-7230RR1979-06-13Leota,KS
    2000-  1-  17-LAN
    MLB2002-20021999-2006
    248Chad HutchinsonPCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYesP6-5230RR1977-02-21Del Mar,CA
    1998-  2-  48-SLN
    MLB2001-20011996-2001
    255Tim LemonOFHigh SchoolLa Mirada (La Mirada,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-P6-1180RR1980-09-23Inglewood,CA
    1998-  2-  55-SLN
    A+1998-2004
    378Gabe JohnsonIFHigh SchoolAtlantic Community (Delray Beach,FL)HSHSFLYes3B-C6-1195RR1979-09-09Pearisburg,VA
    1998-  3-  78-SLN
    AAA1998-2008
    4108Bud SmithOFCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesP6-0170LL1979-10-23Torrance,CA
    1998-  4- 108-SLN
    MLB2001-20021998-2007
    5138Steve StemlePCollegeWestern KentuckyNCAA 1---KYYesP6-4200RR1977-05-20Louisville,KY
    1998-  5- 138-SLN
    MLB2005-20061998-2006
    6168Chris RaybornPHigh SchoolPurvis (Purvis,MS)HSHSMSYesP6-3210RR1983-08-19Natchez,MS
    2003- 34-1001-SDN
    Rk2003-2004
    7198Brad FreemanSSCollegeMississippiNCAA 1---MSYesSS-3B6-2210RR1975-09-13Memphis,TN
    1998-  7- 198-SLN
    A+1995-1999
    8228Greg ClarkCCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYesC-P6-2180RR1977-01-05Phoenix,AZ
    1998-  8- 228-SLN
    A+1996-2001
    9258Jack WilsonSSCollegeOxnard CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS-2b6-0175RR1977-12-29Westlake Village,CA
    1998-  9- 258-SLN
    MLB2001-20121998-2012
    10288Peter ZazuetaPHigh SchoolAmphitheater (Tucson,AZ)HSHSAZNoP6-2180RR1979-12-09Tucson,AZ
    1998- 10- 288-SLN
    Rk1999-1999
    11318Joel VegaPCollegeOhio Dominican UniversityNAIA---OHNoP6-2155LL1977-06-10---
    1998- 11- 318-SLN
    ---
    12348Jeff WaldronCCollegeBoston CollegeNCAA 1---MANoC-P6-1205LR1976-10-04Lynn,MA
    1999- 18- 559-BOS
    AAA1999-2005
    13378Les WalrondPCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSYesP6-0195LL1976-11-07Muskogee,OK
    1998- 13- 378-SLN
    MLB2003-20081996-2012
    14408Jason BowersSSCollegeGulf Coast CCNJCAA---FLYesSS-3B5-11170RR1978-01-27Uniontown,PA
    1998- 14- 408-SLN
    AAA1997-2009
    15438Johnny HernandezDHHigh SchoolXaverian (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYYesOF6-1185BL1979-09-11Brooklyn,NY
    1998- 15- 438-SLN
    A+1999-2010
    16468Scott PratherPCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1JrGAYesP6-2185LL1976-10-08Atlanta,GA
    1998- 16- 468-SLN
    AA1998-2002
    17498Michael GarganoPCollegeDixie State CollegeNJCAA---UTYesP6-2200RR1978-07-28Salt Lake City,UT
    1998- 17- 498-SLN
    A+1998-2000
    18528Esix SneadOFCollegeCentral FloridaNCAA 1---FLYesOF-CF5-10175BR1976-06-07Fort Myers,FL
    1998- 18- 528-SLN
    MLB2002-20041998-2006
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19558Travis HeldPCollegeCentral FloridaNCAA 1---FLYesP6-3215RR1977-03-19West Palm Beach,FL
    1998- 19- 558-SLN
    A+1998-1999
    20588Chris Kelly3BCollegeCatawba College.NCAA 2---NCYes1B-3B6-3210RR1977-05-29Nashua,NH
    1998- 20- 588-SLN
    A1998-2000
    21618James MolinaOFCollegeFlorida IntlNCAA 1SrFLYesOF6-1210RR1976-04-09Miami,FL
    1998- 21- 618-SLN
    A-1998-1998
    22648Michael RerickPCollegeNorth DakotaNCAA 2---NDNoP6-2215LL1976-06-29Grand Forks,ND
    1998- 22- 648-SLN
    ---
    23678Andy ShibiloPCollegePepperdineNCAA 1---CAYesP6-7220RR1976-09-16Massapequa,NY
    1998- 23- 678-SLN
    AAA1998-2009
    24708Richard GonzalesPCollegeNew MexicoNCAA 1---NMYesP6-1205RR1974-10-25Albuquerque,NM
    1998- 24- 708-SLN
    A+1998-2000
    25738Jon HandPCollegeVirginia TechNCAA 1---VAYesP6-2200RR1975-12-14Heidelberg,GE
    1998- 25- 738-SLN
    A1998-2001
    26768Steve Parker---High SchoolKey West (Key West,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-7220RR1980-05-05Key West,FL
    1998- 26- 768-SLN
    NCAA1999-2002
    27798Ryan ChristensonCCollegeNebraskaNCAA 1---NEYesP6-2190LL1989-01-11Gilbert,AZ
    2010-  7- 232-LAN
    A2010-2011
    28828Jason MarrPCollegeLong Beach StateNCAA 1---CAYesP6-1195RR1975-09-09Los Angeles,CA
    1998- 28- 828-SLN
    AA1998-2002
    29858Jeff VilesPCollegeRockhurstNAIA---MOYesP6-2220RR1976-04-01Kansas City,MO
    1998- 29- 858-SLN
    A1998-1999
    30888Eric GutshallPCollegeYaleNCAA 1---CTYesP6-5225RR1975-11-14Berwyn,IL
    1998- 30- 888-SLN
    A-1995-1998
    31918Troy McNaughtonOFCollegeBrigham YoungNCAA 1---UTYesOF-2B6-0195LL1975-01-27Edmonton,AB
    1998- 31- 918-SLN
    AAA1998-2002
    32948Troy FarnsworthIFCollegeBrigham YoungNCAA 1---UTYes3B-1B6-2200RR1976-02-04Salt Lake City,UT
    1998- 32- 948-SLN
    AA1998-2004
    33978Tommy Kidwell2BCollegeYaleNCAA 1---CTYes2B-3B5-9175RR1976-11-19Watertown,NY
    1998- 33- 978-SLN
    A+1995-2000
    341008Kyle BoyerSSHigh SchoolBonneville (Ogden,UT)HSHSUTNoSS-2B6-0180RR1980-03-05Ogden,UT
    1998- 34-1008-SLN
    A2002-2004
    351038Dustin HawkinsOFHigh SchoolBonneville (Ogden,UT)HSHSUTNoOF6-0185LL1979-11-22Ogden,UT
    2002- 37-1121-HOU
    A2001-2003
    361068Andrew EcklundCCollegeCal PolyNCAA 1---CANoC5-10175RR1979-05-24---
    1998- 36-1068-SLN
    NCAA1999-2000
    371098Brent CordellCHigh SchoolIncline (Incline Village,NV)HSHSNVNoC-1B6-3210BR1980-05-22Oregon,OH
    2001- 23- 679-TBA
    A+2001-2005
    381128Seth Jerue---High SchoolWestfield (Westfield,MA)HSHSMANoIF-P6-0190RR1979-09-05Westfield,MA
    1998- 38-1128-SLN
    NCAA2000-2002
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    391158Vic ButtlerOFHigh SchoolWestchester (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-0169LL1980-08-12Los Angeles,CA
    2000- 14- 419-PIT
    AAA2000-2011
    401188Scott NealOFHigh SchoolBakersfield North (Bakersfield,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-1195RR1980-11-03Bakersfield,CA
    1998- 40-1188-SLN
    NCAA2001-2001
    411218Justin KnoedlerPHigh SchoolSpringfield (Springfield,IL)HSHSILNoC-OF6-2205RR1980-07-17Springfield,IL
    2001-  5- 166-SFN
    MLB2004-20062001-2009
    421248Brandon Tisher1BHigh SchoolDurango (Durango,CO)HSHSCONo1B6-2210RR1979-08-26Durango,CO
    1998- 42-1248-SLN
    ---
    431276Scott SorensenPHigh SchoolFruita Monument (Grand Junction,CO)HSHSCONoP6-4215RR1980-05-05Grand Junction,CO
    1998- 43-1276-SLN
    ---
    441302Matt Harvick---High SchoolBakersfield North (Bakersfield,CA)HSHSCANoC5-11200RR1979-12-02Bakersfield,CA
    1998- 44-1302-SLN
    NCAA2001-2002
    451328Matt Van Alsburg---High SchoolFort Collins (Fort Collins,CO)HSHSCONoOF6-4210RR1980-05-02Fort Collins,CO
    1998- 45-1328-SLN
    NCAA1999-2002
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