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school long name:
University of Illinois
short name:
Illinois
Region:
Conference:
College Division:
drafted players:
121
major leaguers:
73
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player name year rnd ovl phase pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years signed
Andrew Hoffmann 2021 12 367 June-Reg p 6-5 210 R R 2000-02-02 Plainfield,IL A+ -- 2019-2022 Yes
Nathan Lavender 2021 14 412 June-Reg p 6-2 220 L L 2000-11-20 Hudson,IL A+ -- 2019-2022 Yes
Michael Massey 2019 4 109 June-Reg 2b 6-0 180 L R 1998-03-22 Palos Park,IL AAA -- 2017-2022 Yes
Jack Yalowitz 2019 10 309 June-Reg cf 5-11 180 L L 1996-10-19 Chicago,IL A -- 2016-2021 Yes
Ben Troike 2019 11 338 June-Reg 3b-2b 5-10 165 R R 1998-02-05 Tinley Park,IL A -- 2017-2021 Yes
Cyrillo Watson 2019 23 701 June-Reg p 6-1 185 R R 1997-08-10 Cudahy,WI AAA -- 2017-2021 Yes
Quinten Sefcik 2019 24 714 June-Reg p 6-1 190 L R 1995-11-26 Wauconda,IL Rk -- 2016-2019 Yes
Zac Taylor 2019 25 762 June-Reg of 6-0 174 R R 1995-10-01 Joliet,IL A+ -- 2015-2021 Yes
Andy Fisher 2019 -- udfa Signed p 6-1 150 L L 1996-01-09 Bowling Green,OH AA -- 2015-2022 Yes
Bren Spillane 2018 3 82 June-Reg rf-1b 6-4 210 R R 1996-09-21 Hinsdale,IL A+ -- 2016-2021 Yes
Joey Gerber 2018 8 238 June-Reg p 6-4 215 R R 1997-05-03 Fridley,MN MLB 2020-2020 2016-2022 Yes
Doran Turchin 2018 14 415 June-Reg rf-cf 6-2 195 R R 1997-07-07 Oak Creek,WI AA -- 2016-2021 Yes
Luke Shilling 2018 15 438 June-Reg p 6-5 250 R R 1997-11-18 Clarkston,MI A+ -- 2016-2021 Yes
Zac Taylor 2018 36 1084 June-Reg of 6-0 174 R R 1995-10-01 Joliet,IL A+ -- 2015-2021 No
Pat McInerney 2017 -- udfa Signed of-1b 6-5 235 R R 1994-09-14 Glen Ellyn,IL A+ -- 2014-2019 Yes
Cody Sedlock 2016 1 27 June-Reg p 6-4 200 R R 1995-06-19 Sherrard,IL MLB 2022-2022 2014-2022 Yes
Jason Goldstein 2016 9 267 June-Reg c 6-0 200 R R 1994-03-09 Highland Park,IL AAA -- 2013-2018 Yes
Nick Blackburn 2016 16 479 June-Reg p 6-2 185 R R 1994-07-10 Naperville,IL A- -- 2013-2016 Yes
JD Nielsen 2016 34 1026 June-Reg p 6-6 205 L L 1993-10-09 Winterset,IA Rk -- 2013-2016 Yes
Adam Walton 2016 -- udfa Signed if 6-1 190 R R 1993-09-22 Buffalo Grove,IL A+ -- 2013-2018 Yes
Tyler Jay 2015 1 6 June-Reg p 6-1 170 L L 1994-04-19 Lemont,IL AA -- 2013-2019 Yes
Kevin Duchene 2015 5 158 June-Reg p 6-1 200 L L 1993-12-10 Joliet,IL A- -- 2013-2017 Yes
Ryan Hinchley 2015 9 262 June-Reg p 6-3 190 L L 1993-01-09 Elk Grove,IL A -- 2012-2016 Yes
David Kerian 2015 9 284 June-Reg ss 6-2 185 B R 1993-02-09 Dakota Dunes,SD A- -- 2012-2018 Yes
Jason Goldstein 2015 17 522 June-Reg c 6-0 200 R R 1994-03-09 Highland Park,IL AAA -- 2013-2018 No
player name year rnd ovl phase pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years signed
Adam Walton 2015 20 613 June-Reg if 6-1 190 R R 1993-09-22 Buffalo Grove,IL A+ -- 2013-2018 No
Nick Blackburn 2015 22 659 June-Reg p 6-2 185 R R 1994-07-10 Naperville,IL A- -- 2013-2016 No
Rob McDonnell 2015 25 762 June-Reg p 6-1 205 L L 1992-04-28 Barrington,IL A -- 2012-2017 Yes
Drasen Johnson 2015 26 767 June-Reg p 6-4 190 R R 1991-12-23 Chillicothe,IL A -- 2012-2017 Yes
Ryan Nagle 2015 27 817 June-Reg of-1b 6-2 205 L R 1994-08-07 Streator,IL A -- 2013-2017 Yes
John Kravetz 2015 -- udfa Signed p 6-4 215 L R 1992-10-03 Lansing,IL A+ -- 2012-2015 Yes
Ronnie Muck 2014 30 899 June-Reg p 6-1 200 R R 1991-08-23 Park Ridge,IL AA -- 2011-2017 Yes
Justin Parr 2013 8 241 June-Reg of 6-2 195 L R 1990-11-29 Chillicothe,IL A+ -- 2012-2014 Yes
Jordan Parr 2013 15 450 June-Reg of-3b 6-3 195 R R 1990-11-29 Chillicothe,IL A- -- 2012-2014 Yes
Thomas Lindauer 2013 23 677 June-Reg ss 6-1 155 R R 1991-12-02 Moline,IL A -- 2011-2015 Yes
Kevin Johnson 2013 24 731 June-Reg p 6-3 190 R R 1991-04-05 Midlothian,IL A -- 2010-2016 No
Matt Milroy 2012 11 347 June-Reg p 6-3 205 L R 1990-10-05 Batavia,IL A+ -- 2010-2016 Yes
Willie Argo 2012 22 692 June-Reg of 6-1 205 R R 1989-10-15 Davenport,IA AA -- 2009-2017 Yes
Jordan Parr 2012 26 806 June-Reg of-3b 6-3 195 R R 1990-11-29 Chillicothe,IL A- -- 2012-2014 No
Kevin Johnson 2012 31 967 June-Reg p 6-3 190 R R 1991-04-05 Midlothian,IL A -- 2010-2016 No
Chris Pack 2012 -- udfa Signed p 6-3 188 R R 1987-08-23 Hinsdale,IL Rk -- 2007-2012 Yes
Adam Davis 2011 11 335 June-Reg c 6-1 205 R R 1989-12-15 Bloomingdale,IL A+ -- 2009-2013 Yes
Josh Parr 2011 12 364 June-Reg 2b 6-0 170 R R 1989-09-11 Chillicothe,IL A -- 2009-2014 Yes
Corey Kimes 2011 18 568 June-Reg p 6-5 235 L L 1990-05-02 Ottawa,IL A -- 2009-2017 Yes
Willie Argo 2011 43 1292 June-Reg of 6-1 205 R R 1989-10-15 Davenport,IA AA -- 2009-2017 No
Brandon Wikoff 2009 5 161 June-Reg 2b 5-8 170 L R 1988-04-05 Peoria,IL AAA -- 2007-2014 Yes
Dominic Altobelli 2009 16 481 June-Reg 1b-3b 6-2 195 R R 1987-03-07 Oak Forest,IL A -- 2006-2011 Yes
Joe Bonadonna 2009 43 1294 June-Reg 2b-3b 5-8 165 R R 1985-09-06 Buffalo Grove,IL A+ -- 2006-2011 Yes
Kyle Hudson 2008 4 116 June-Reg of 5-11 175 L L 1987-01-07 Mattoon,IL MLB 2011-2011 2006-2015 Yes
Scott Shaw 2008 13 404 June-Reg p 6-5 230 R R 1986-08-03 Gurnee,IL AA -- 2006-2011 Yes
player name year rnd ovl phase pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years signed
Lars Davis 2007 3 102 June-Reg c 6-4 215 L R 1985-11-07 Grand Prairie,AB AAA -- 2006-2014 Yes
Shawn Roof 2007 33 1018 June-Reg 2b 6-0 175 R R 1984-08-03 Louisville,KY AAA -- 2004-2012 Yes
Chris Robinson 2005 3 90 June-Reg c 6-0 200 R R 1984-05-12 London,ON MLB 2013-2013 2003-2013 Yes
Jim Conroy 2005 19 589 June-Reg p 6-3 190 R R 1982-11-04 Rock Island,IL A -- 2002-2007 Yes
Drew Davidson 2005 22 668 June-Reg of 6-0 190 R R 1982-05-07 Tulsa,OK A+ -- 2002-2006 Yes
James Morris 2005 23 692 June-Reg p 6-8 255 L L 1983-06-03 Evansville,IN Rk -- 2002-2006 Yes
Toby Gardenhire 2005 41 1242 June-Reg ss-2b 6-0 170 R R 1982-09-11 Manhasset,NY AAA -- 2004-2011 Yes
Ryan Rogowski 2005 -- udfa Signed of 6-2 195 L L 1984-01-26 Livonia,MI AA -- 2004-2009 Yes
Jim Conroy 2004 25 757 June-Reg p 6-3 190 R R 1982-11-04 Rock Island,IL A -- 2002-2007 No
Patrick Arlis 2002 11 323 June-Reg c 6-0 210 R R 1980-12-18 Winfield,IL AAA -- 2000-2013 Yes
Wes Gilliam 2002 26 789 June-Reg p 6-5 220 L L 1979-07-31 South Holland,IL Rk -- 1999-2002 Yes
Drew Dickinson 2002 28 848 June-Reg p 6-2 170 L L 1979-12-13 Freeport,IL AA -- 1999-2008 Yes
Matt Vorwald 2001 7 197 June-Reg p 6-2 186 B R 1979-11-29 Rockford,IL A+ -- 1999-2003 Yes
Chris Basak 2000 6 185 June-Reg ss 6-2 185 R R 1978-12-06 North Platte,NE MLB 2007-2007 1998-2008 Yes
Jason Anderson 2000 10 308 June-Reg p 6-0 170 R R 1979-06-09 Danville,IL MLB 2003-2005 1998-2011 Yes
Jimmy Journell 1999 4 132 June-Reg p 6-4 205 R R 1977-12-29 Springfield,OH MLB 2003-2005 1997-2006 Yes
Tim Lavery 1999 11 350 June-Reg p 6-3 210 L L 1978-11-16 Naperville,IL A+ -- 1997-2002 Yes
Dan O'Neill 1999 27 816 June-Reg of 6-1 180 R L 1976-12-01 Urbana,IL AAA -- 1988-2000 Yes
Jon Anderson 1999 28 859 June-Reg 2b 5-9 150 B R 1976-10-17 Park Ridge,IL A+ -- 1996-2002 Yes
Brett Weber 1998 14 427 June-Reg p 6-2 185 R R 1976-08-21 Highland Park,IL A+ -- 1995-2004 Yes
Dusty Rhodes 1998 20 607 June-Reg of 6-1 190 L R 1976-02-06 Summit,NJ A+ -- 1995-2000 Yes
Aaron Nieckula 1998 22 645 June-Reg c 5-11 200 R R 1976-09-07 Berwyn,IL AAA -- 1995-2002 Yes
James Rinne 1998 36 1093 June-Reg of 6-3 215 R R 1976-07-29 Bloomington,IL A+ -- 1998-2002 Yes
Brett Weber 1997 16 476 June-Reg p 6-2 185 R R 1976-08-21 Highland Park,IL A+ -- 1995-2004 No
Brian Hecht 1997 19 580 June-Reg p 6-4 205 R R 1975-07-28 Arlington Heights,IL A -- 1994-1999 Yes
player name year rnd ovl phase pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years signed
Josh Klimek 1996 10 283 June-Reg 3b 6-1 170 L R 1974-02-02 St. Louis,MO AAA -- 1993-2002 Yes
Brian McClure 1996 11 320 June-Reg ss 6-0 170 L R 1974-01-15 Springfield,IL AAA -- 1992-2001 Yes
Scott Spiezio 1993 6 181 June-Reg 1b-2b 6-2 222 B R 1972-09-21 Joliet,IL MLB 1996-2007 1991-2010 Yes
Matt Arrandale 1993 35 984 June-Reg p 6-0 165 R R 1970-12-14 St. Louis,MO AAA -- 1992-1998 Yes
Larry Sutton 1992 21 582 June-Reg 1b-rf 6-0 185 L L 1970-05-14 West Covina,CA MLB 1997-2004 1989-2004 Yes
Sean Mulligan 1991 4 107 June-Reg c 6-2 205 R R 1970-04-25 Lynwood,CA MLB 1996-1996 1989-2002 Yes
Steven Munda 1991 15 386 June-Reg p 6-3 195 R R 1969-11-07 Calumet City,IL A+ -- 1990-1994 Yes
Brian Roberts 1991 20 534 June-Reg of 6-4 200 R R 1969-08-16 Anaheim,CA A+ -- 1991-1992 Yes
Bubba Smith 1991 26 682 June-Reg 1b 6-2 220 R R 1969-12-18 Riverside,CA AAA -- 1989-2006 Yes
Rich Hyde 1991 30 791 June-Reg p 6-0 185 R R 1968-12-24 Champaign,IL AA -- 1989-2005 Yes
Mark Dalesandro 1990 18 503 June-Reg c-3b 6-0 195 R R 1968-05-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1994-1999 1987-2002 Yes
Kevin O'Connor 1990 32 845 June-Reg ss 6-0 180 L R 1969-06-08 Huntington Beach,CA AAA -- 1989-1995 Yes
John Ericks 1988 1 22 June-Reg p 6-7 220 R R 1967-06-16 Oak Lawn,IL MLB 1995-1997 1986-1997 Yes
Mike Munson 1988 27 686 June-Reg p 6-2 186 R R 1966-01-04 Canton,OH Rk -- 1986-1997 No
Darrin Fletcher 1987 6 144 June-Reg c 6-2 205 L R 1966-10-03 Elmhurst,IL MLB 1989-2002 1985-2002 Yes
Tony Michalak 1987 15 386 June-Reg ss-2b 6-0 175 R R 1965-10-16 Chicago,IL A -- 1984-1989 Yes
Greg McCollum 1987 27 708 June-Reg p 5-10 175 R R 1965-06-05 Arlington,IL A+ -- 1984-1988 Yes
Brian Mershon 1987 54 1208 June-Reg of-2b 5-11 172 B R 1963 -- Rk -- 1986-1987 Yes
Boo Champagne 1986 11 287 June-Reg p 6-1 195 R R 1964-12-02 Columbus,GA A+ -- 1984-1987 Yes
Gary Borg 1985 6 145 June-Reg of 6-2 190 L L 1963-01-21 Brainerd,MN AA -- 1982-1989 Yes
Terry Wells 1985 8 196 June-Reg p 6-3 205 L L 1963-09-10 Kankakee,IL MLB 1990-1990 1982-1993 Yes
Jim Orsag 1985 9 231 June-Reg 1b-of 6-2 195 L R 1964-03-19 Hammond,IN AAA -- 1983-1990 Yes
Dick Canan 1985 13 336 June-Reg ss 6-3 185 R R 1964-04-29 Evergreen Park,IL AAA -- 1985-1993 Yes
Greg Iavarone 1985 14 363 June-Reg c 5-11 185 R R 1965-09-02 Bensenville,IL AA -- 1982-1991 Yes
Donn Pall 1985 23 579 June-Reg p 6-1 179 R R 1962-01-11 Chicago,IL MLB 1988-1998 1983-1999 Yes
player name year rnd ovl phase pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years signed
Ken Warmbier 1985 29 740 June-Reg of 6-0 165 L L 1963-03-13 Champaign,IL A -- 1982-1986 Yes
Joe Olker 1984 2 37 June-Reg p 6-0 190 R L 1963-06-04 Mundelein,IL AAA -- 1982-1991 Yes
Terry Wells 1984 8 210 June-Reg p 6-3 205 L L 1963-09-10 Kankakee,IL MLB 1990-1990 1982-1993 No
Greg Iavarone 1984 48 836 June-Reg c 5-11 185 R R 1965-09-02 Bensenville,IL AA -- 1982-1991 No
Jeff Innis 1983 13 318 June-Reg p 6-0 170 R R 1962-07-05 Decatur,IL MLB 1987-1993 1981-1995 Yes
Tim Richardson 1983 13 335 June-Reg 1b 5-10 180 R R 1961-06-30 Des Plaines,IL AAA -- 1980-1988 Yes
Brian Innis 1982 6 151 June-Reg p 6-5 200 R R 1960 Decatur,IL AA -- 1980-1985 Yes
Rick Filippo 1982 10 248 June-Reg p 6-0 180 L L 1961 -- A- -- 1980-1983 Yes
Randy Conte 1982 13 334 June-Reg p 6-1 190 R R 1960 Chicago,IL A -- 1979-1982 Yes
Dan Hamstra 1982 25 635 June-Reg p 6-4 210 R R 1961-09-10 Elmhurst,IL A -- 1980-1985 No
John Harshbarger 1978 40 761 June-Reg p 6-5 200 R R 1956 -- A -- 1977-1979 Yes
Dave Hensil 1977 27 651 June-Reg c-1b -- -- -- -- 1955 -- -- -- -- Yes
James Kopatz 1976 4 78 Jan-Sec c -- -- -- -- 1954 Springfield,IL -- -- -- Yes
Robert Harold 1976 29 647 June-Reg p 6-0 175 R R 1954 -- -- -- -- Yes
James Kopatz 1975 12 283 June-Reg c -- -- -- -- 1954 Springfield,IL -- -- -- No
Bob Polock 1973 14 316 June-Reg 2b 5-10 165 R R 1951 -- College -- 1971-1973 Yes
Richard Binder 1969 40 885 June-Reg p -- -- -- L -- Waterloo,IL College -- 1967-1969 No
Maurice Smith 1967 4 77 Jan-Sec c-of 5-11 -- L R 1946 -- College -- 1998-1998 Yes
Richard Binder 1967 15 192 June-Sec p -- -- -- L -- Waterloo,IL College -- 1967-1969 No
Dan Humay 1967 16 317 June-Reg ss 5-9 170 R R -- -- College -- 1965-1967 Yes
James Vopicka 1966 1 5 Jan-Sec ss 6-2 185 R R 1944-06-15 Peoria,IL -- -- -- Yes
Jerry Szukala 1966 8 145 June-Reg 1b -- -- -- -- 1944 -- College -- 1965-1966 Yes
Mickey Smith 1966 26 513 June-Reg c -- -- L -- 1944 -- College -- 1966-1967 No
Ken Holtzman 1965 4 61 June-Reg p 6-2 175 R L 1945-11-03 St. Louis,MO MLB 1965-1979 1965-1979 Yes
Gus Gregory 1965 11 207 June-Reg of 6-1 195 R R 1944-06-09 -- -- -- -- Yes
player name year rnd ovl phase pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years signed
James Vopicka 1965 18 354 June-Reg ss 6-2 185 R R 1944-06-15 Peoria,IL -- -- -- No
Trenton Jackson 1965 49 761 June-Reg of -- -- -- -- 1943 -- College -- 1965-1965 No
Tom Fletcher 1962 -- udfa Signed p 6-0 170 B L 1942-06-28 Elmira,NY MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962 Yes
Ethan Blackaby 1961 -- udfa Signed of 5-11 190 L L 1940-07-24 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1962-1964 1962-1964 Yes
John Felske 1961 -- udfa Signed c-1b 6-3 195 R R 1942-05-30 Chicago,IL MLB 1968-1973 1968-1973 Yes
Gary Kolb 1960 -- udfa Signed of-c 6-0 195 L R 1940-03-13 Rock Falls,IL MLB 1960-1969 1960-1969 Yes
Jim Hicks 1959 -- udfa Signed of-1b 6-3 205 R R 1940-05-18 East Chicago,IN MLB 1965-1970 1965-1970 Yes
Bobby Klaus 1959 -- udfa Signed 2b-3b 5-10 170 R R 1937-12-27 Spring Grove,IL MLB 1964-1965 1964-1965 Yes
Bob Burda 1958 -- udfa Signed 1b-of 5-11 180 L L 1938-07-16 St. Louis,MO MLB 1962-1972 1962-1972 Yes
Tom Haller 1958 -- udfa Signed c 6-4 195 L R 1937-06-23 Lockport,IL MLB 1961-1972 1961-1972 Yes
Em Lindbeck 1956 -- udfa Signed h 6-0 185 L R 1935-08-27 Kewanee,IL MLB 1960-1960 1960-1960 Yes
136 record(s)