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59th Round of the 1996 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1995 59th / 1996 58th / 1996 59th / 1996 60th / 1997 59th

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1996 59 1584 FrRnd 1 Marlins Israel Pope (minors) SS HS Virginia HS (Bristol, VA)
1996 59 1585 FrRnd 2 Cubs Gene Richardson (minors) RHP JC Edison College (Fort Myers, FL)
1996 59 1586 FrRnd 3 Astros Brian Jensen (minors) LHP HS St. Vincent's HS (Petaluma, CA)
1996 59 1587 FrRnd 4 Mariners Barry Zito (minors) LHP 33.0 431 344 0 .102 .248 430 165 143 4.02 1.33 0 HS University HS (San Diego, CA)
1996 59 1588 FrRnd 5 Dodgers J.C. Huguet (minors) C HS Coral Park HS (Miami, FL)
1996 59 1589 FrRnd 6 Yankees Jay Foster (minors) RHP HS Birch Hills Composite HS (Birch Hills, SK)
1996 59 1590 FrRnd 7 Braves Hector Gonzales (minors) C JC Scottsdale Community College (Scottsdale, AZ)
1996 59 1591 FrRnd 8 Rays Nate Hilton (minors) RHP HS Boone HS (Boone, IA)
1996 59 1592 FrRnd 9 D'backs Carmen Panaro (minors) C 4Yr Niagara University (Lewiston, NY)

9 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (11%). Total of 33.0 WAR, or 33.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
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  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
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  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft
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    The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.