30th Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

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30th Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds:1996 30th / 1997 29th / 1997 30th / 1997 31st / 1998 30th

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
199730895FrRnd1TigersYRich Ozarowski (minors)SS4YrFlorida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
199730896FrRnd2PhilliesNKevin Leighton (minors)CHSBrewster HS (Brewster, NY)
199730897FrRnd3AngelsYOscar Betancourt (minors)3B4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
199730898FrRnd4GiantsYTim Flaherty (minors)C4YrEast Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
199730899FrRnd5Blue JaysYTimothy Lacefield (minors)RHP4YrHarding University (Searcy, AR)
199730900FrRnd6MetsYJason Shuck (minors)SSJCCarl Albert State College (Poteau, OK)
199730901FrRnd7RoyalsNRobert Balezentis (minors)RHP4YrMercyhurst College (Erie, PA)
199730902FrRnd8PiratesYMike Gonzalez (minors)LHP8.150930.3331.00050917243.141.3056JCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
199730903FrRnd9TwinsYTony Stevens (minors)SSHSKeystone HS (Keystone, FL)
199730904FrRnd10CubsNGeorge Arnott (minors)CJCCabrillo College (Aptos, CA)
199730905FrRnd11AthleticsYTim Manwiller (minors)RHP4YrRadford University (Radford, VA)
199730906FrRnd12MarlinsYGaige Thomas (minors)RHPHSBrenham HS (Brenham, TX)
199730907FrRnd13BrewersNBrian Fields (minors)LHP4YrEast Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
199730908FrRnd14RedsYMarc Suarez (minors)C4YrCumberland University (Lebanon, TN)
199730909FrRnd15White SoxNRaymond Goirigolzarri (minors)3BJCMiami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
199730910FrRnd16AstrosNChris Ross (minors)RHPHSRinggold HS (Ringgold, GA)
199730911FrRnd17Red SoxNBret Prinz (minors)RHP0.510200102544.891.629JCPhoenix College (Phoenix, AZ)
199730912FrRnd18RockiesNJ.J. Easter (minors)OFHSMount Union HS (Mount Union, PA)
199730913FrRnd19MarinersYAaron Looper (minors)RHP0.06006005.141.2904YrUniversity of Arkansas-Fort Smith (Fort Smith, AR)
199730914FrRnd20CardinalsYT.J. Maier (minors)SS4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
199730915FrRnd21OriolesNBrian Schmitt (minors)1BHSMonterey HS (Lubbock, TX)
199730916FrRnd22ExposNDerek Smith (minors)SSHSTulare Union HS (Tulare, CA)
199730917FrRnd23RangersNDerek Hines (minors)OFJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
199730918FrRnd24DodgersNSam Lopez (minors)SSHSDinuba HS (Dinuba, CA)
199730919FrRnd25YankeesNKeith Dunn (minors)RHPJCGrayson County College (Denison, TX)
199730920FrRnd26PadresYTodd Naff (minors)RHP4YrSt. Edward's University (Austin, TX)
199730921FrRnd27IndiansNFrancis Paiso (minors)LHPHSEncinal HS (Alameda, CA)
199730922FrRnd28BravesNTyler Kemhus (minors)3BHSOregon City HS (Oregon City, OR)
199730923FrRnd29D'backsYDan Hall (minors)RHPHSPlymouth HS (Plymouth, NC)
199730924FrRnd30RaysYJon Cummins (minors)RHP4YrIndiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA)

Other Rounds:1996 30th / 1997 29th / 1997 30th / 1997 31st / 1998 30th

30 matching player(s). 3 played in the majors (10%). Total of 8.6 WAR, or 2.9 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 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.

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