1997 Major League Baseball Draft

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1997 MLB Draft
General information
Date(s) June 2–3, 1997
Location
Picks
First selection Matt Anderson
Detroit Tigers
First round selections
Overall selections
MLB Draft
 < 1996 1998 > 

The 1997 First-Year Player Draft, Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft of high school and college baseball players, was held on June 2 and 3, 1997. A total of 1607 players were drafted over the course of 92 rounds.

First round selections[edit]

= All-Star
Pick Player Team Position School
1 Matt Anderson Detroit Tigers P Rice University
2 J.D. Drew Philadelphia Phillies OF Florida State University
3 Troy Glaus Anaheim Angels 3B, P UCLA
4 Jason Grilli San Francisco Giants P Seton Hall University
5 Vernon Wells Toronto Blue Jays OF Bowie HS (Arlington, Texas)
6 Geoff Goetz New York Mets P Jesuit HS (Tampa, Florida)
7 Dan Reichert Kansas City Royals P University of the Pacific
8 J.J. Davis Pittsburgh Pirates OF Baldwin Park HS (Pomona, California)
9 Michael Cuddyer Minnesota Twins SS, P Great Bridge HS (Chesapeake, Virginia)
10 Jon Garland Chicago Cubs P Kennedy HS (Granada Hills, California)
11 Chris Enochs Oakland Athletics P West Virginia University
12 Aaron Akin Florida Marlins P Cowley County Community College
13 Kyle Peterson Milwaukee Brewers P Stanford University
14 Brandon Larson Cincinnati Reds SS Louisiana State University
15 Jason Dellaero Chicago White Sox SS, P University of South Florida
16 Lance Berkman Houston Astros 1B Rice University
17 John Curtice Boston Red Sox P Great Bridge HS (Chesapeake, Virginia)
18 Mark Mangum Colorado Rockies P Kingwood HS (Kingwood, Texas)
19 Ryan Anderson Seattle Mariners P Divine Child HS (Westland, Michigan)
20 Adam Kennedy St. Louis Cardinals SS Cal State Northridge University
21 Eric DuBose Oakland Athletics[Compensation 1] P Mississippi State University
22 Jayson Werth Baltimore Orioles C, OF Glenwood HS (Chatham, Illinois)
23 Donnie Bridges Montreal Expos P Oak Grove HS (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)
24 Tyrell Godwin New York Yankees[Compensation 2] OF East Bladen HS (Elizabethtown, North Carolina)
25 Glenn Davis Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Vanderbilt University
26 Darnell McDonald Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 3] OF Cherry Creek HS (Englewood, Colorado)
27 Kevin Nicholson San Diego Padres SS Stetson University
28 Tim Drew Cleveland Indians P, OF Lowndes County HS (Valdosta, Georgia)
29 Troy Cameron Atlanta Braves SS St. Thomas Aquinas HS (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
30 Jack Cust Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Immaculata HS (Somerville, New Jersey)
31 Jason Standridge Tampa Bay Devil Rays P Hewitt-Trussville HS (Trussville, AL)

Supplemental first round selections[edit]

Pick Player Team Position School
32 Nathan Haynes Oakland Athletics[Compensation 4] OF Pinole Valley HS (Hercules, California)
33 Kyle Kane Chicago White Sox[Compensation 5] RHP Saddleback College
34 Brett Caradonna Chicago White Sox[Compensation 6] OF El Capitan HS (San Diego, California)
35 Mark Fischer Boston Red Sox[Compensation 7] OF Georgia Tech
36 Ntema Ndungidi Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 8] OF Collège Édouard-Montpetit (Montreal, Quebec)
37 Chris Stowe Montreal Expos[Compensation 9] P Chancellor HS (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
38 Scott Hodges Montreal Expos[Compensation 10] 3B, OF Henry Clay HS (Lexington. Kentucky)
39 Jason Romano Texas Rangers[Compensation 11] 3B Hillsborough HS (Tampa, Florida)
40 Ryan Bradley New York Yankees[Compensation 12] P Arizona State University
41 Jason Fitzgerald Cleveland Indians[Compensation 13] 3B, OF Tulane University
42 Denny Wagner Oakland Athletics[Compensation 14] P Virginia Tech
43 Aaron Myette Chicago White Sox[Compensation 15] P Central Arizona College
44 Bryan Hebson Montreal Expos[Compensation 16] P Auburn University
45 Thomas Pittman Montreal Expos[Compensation 17] 1B East St. John HS (Garyville, Louisiana)
46 Jim Parque Chicago White Sox[Compensation 18] P UCLA
47 T.J. Tucker Montreal Expos[Compensation 19] P River Ridge HS (New Port Richey, Florida)
48 Shane Arthurs Montreal Expos[Compensation 20] P Westmoore HS (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
49 Dan McKinley San Francisco Giants[Compensation 21] OF Arizona State University
50 Matthew LeCroy Minnesota Twins[Compensation 22] C Clemson University
51 Rocky Biddle Chicago White Sox[Compensation 23] P Long Beach State University
52 Tootie Myers Montreal Expos[Compensation 24] OF Petal HS (Petal, Mississippi)

Compensation Picks[edit]

  1. ^ Pick from Baltimore Orioles as compensation for signing of free agent Mike Bordick
  2. ^ Pick from Texas Rangers as compensation for signing of free agent John Wetteland
  3. ^ Pick from New York Yankees as compensation for signing of free agent David Wells
  4. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mike Bordick
  5. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Alex Fernandez
  6. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Kevin Tapani
  7. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Roger Clemens
  8. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent David Wells
  9. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mel Rojas
  10. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Moises Alou
  11. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mike Stanton
  12. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent John Wetteland
  13. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Albert Belle
  14. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Torey Lovullo
  15. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Don Slaught
  16. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mark Leiter
  17. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Jeff Fassero
  18. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Danny Tartabull
  19. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Lenny Webster
  20. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Moises Alou
  21. ^ Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1996 No.1 choice Matt White
  22. ^ Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1996 No.1 choice Travis Lee
  23. ^ Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1996 No.1 choice Bobby Seay
  24. ^ Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1996 No.1 choice John Patterson


Other notable players[edit]

NFL players drafted[edit]

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Preceded by
Kris Benson
1st Overall Picks
Matt Anderson
Succeeded by
Pat Burrell