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1997 New York Mets Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
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Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmSignedNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1997166MetsYGeoff Goetz (minors)LHPHSJesuit HS (Tampa, FL)
19972586MetsYTyler Walker (minors)RHP2.2286120.000.07728623184.231.37344YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
19973906MetsYCesar Crespo (minors)SS-1.11322614.192.553HSNotre Dame HS (Caguas, PR)
199741206MetsYMichael Yancy (minors)OFHSMorse HS (San Diego, CA)
199751506MetsYBrian Jenkins (minors)CHSPort St. Joe HS (Port St. Joe, FL)
199761806MetsYMatt Lowe (minors)RHPHSWalhalla HS (Walhalla, SC)
199772106MetsYRob Weslowski (minors)RHPHSMarcellus Central HS (Marcellus, NY)
199782406MetsYVicente Rosario (minors)OFHSGeorge Washington HS (New York, NY)
199792706MetsYKenny Miller (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
1997103006MetsNGarrett Atkins (minors)3B3.9817292899.285.799HSUniversity HS (Irvine, CA)
1997113306MetsYJohn Mangieri (minors)RHP4YrSt. Francis University (Brooklyn, NY)
1997123606MetsYNick Maness (minors)RHPHSNorth Moore HS (Robbins, NC)
1997133906MetsYEric Cammack (minors)RHP0.18101.0004.0008006.301.7004YrLamar University (Beaumont, TX)
1997144206MetsNCraig Kuzmic (minors)CJCCypress College (Cypress, CA)
1997154506MetsNJeremy Guthrie (minors)RHP18.1315600.100.262305911084.371.340HSAshland HS (Ashland, OR)
1997164806MetsYMark Proctor (minors)SSHSCourtland HS (Fredericksburg, VA)
1997175106MetsYBobby Hill (minors)SSHSGainesville HS (Gainesville, GA)
1997185406MetsNDominic Rich (minors)2BHSLine Mountain HS (Herndan, PA)
1997195706MetsYNick Rains (minors)OFHSJohn Carroll Catholic HS (Fort Pierce, FL)
1997206006MetsYJason Roach (minors)3B-0.32201.0002.00020212.002.0004YrUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
1997216306MetsYJason Brett (minors)SSJCSouth Georgia College (Douglas, GA)
1997226606MetsNMarcellus Presley (minors)OFHSHiram Johnson HS (Sacramento, CA)
1997236906MetsNSeth Davidson (minors)SSHSUniversity HS (San Diego, CA)
1997247206MetsYJason Phillips (minors)C-1.7465138230.249.6844YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
1997257506MetsNBrandon Mayfield (minors)RHPJCJefferson State Community College (Birmingham, AL)
1997267806MetsYJ.D. Arteaga (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
1997278106MetsNMatt Ardizzone (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Delaware (Newark, DE)
1997288406MetsNAnthony Brown (minors)OFHSDupont HS (Wilmington, DE)
1997298706MetsYJose Rijo-Berger (minors)OF4YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
1997309006MetsYJason Shuck (minors)SSJCCarl Albert State College (Poteau, OK)
1997319306MetsYRandy Hamilton (minors)LHP4YrNorthern Kentucky University (Highland Heights, KY)
1997329606MetsYJorge Santiago (minors)SS4YrMarist College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
1997339906MetsYShaun Mikkola (minors)RHPHSLargo HS (Largo, FL)
19973410206MetsNBarry Paulk (minors)OFHSMiami Southridge Sr HS (Miami, FL)
19973510506MetsNMiguel Miranda (minors)SSHSAcademy HS (Rio Piedras, PR)
19973610806MetsNGreg White (minors)1B4YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
19973711106MetsNBrandon Lyon (minors)RHP6.5572101.0003.00057242474.161.3879HSTaylorsville HS (Taylorsville, UT)
19973811406MetsNBarry Wichert (minors)LHPJCSeminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
19973911706MetsNRobert Scott (minors)2BJCCowley County Community College (Arkansas City, KS)
19974012006MetsNRandy Keisler (minors)LHP-1.556251.200.60055446.631.710JCNavarro College (Corsicana, TX)
19974112306MetsNDave Benham (minors)C4YrLiberty University (Lynchburg, VA)
19974212576MetsYDave Lohrman (minors)RHP4YrRensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
19974312815MetsNDavid DeJesus (minors)OF22.91472522099.275.761HSManalapan HS (Englishtown, NJ)
19974413045MetsNKevin Zaug (minors)RHPHSCarmel HS (Carmel, NY)
19974513254MetsYTony Valentine (minors)2B4YrUniversity of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)
19974613453MetsYJason Bowring (minors)3BJCRiverside Community College (Riverside, CA)
19974713643MetsNTanner Brock (minors)RHPHSLake Brantley HS (Altamonte Springs, FL)
19974813823MetsNMatt Whitehead (minors)RHPHSAthens HS (Athens, TX)
19974913993MetsNJeremy Jackson (minors)LHP4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
19975014163MetsYMark Maberry (minors)RHP4YrTennessee Technological University (Cookeville, TN)
19975114313MetsNElvin Cannon (minors)OFHSNorthland HS (Columbus, OH)
19975214453MetsNMike Tonis (minors)C-0.1260.000.143HSElk Grove HS (Caguas, PR)
19975314593MetsYMathias Fafard (minors)3BJCIndian River Community College (Fort Pierce, FL)
19975414723MetsNTony Sutter (minors)SSJCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
19975514833MetsNBrian Kuklick (minors)RHP4YrWake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
19975614943MetsYJosh Taylor (minors)SSJCCowley County Community College (Arkansas City, KS)
19975715053MetsYClark Lambert (minors)C4YrLipscomb University (Nashville, TN)
19975815163MetsNRyan LaMattina (minors)LHP4YrSt. Bonaventure University (St. Bonaventure, NY)

58 matching player(s). 11 played in the majors (18%). Total of 49.0 WAR, or 4.5 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.