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1997 Baltimore Orioles Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years: 1994 / 1995 / 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000

Drafted Players

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199712222OriolesYJayson Werth (minors)C29.715135232219.269.820HSGlenwood HS (Chatham, IL)
199712626Orioles via YankeesY*Darnell McDonald (minors)OF0.933176420.250.71120122.503.500HSCherry Creek HS (Greenwood Village, CO)
19971s3636OriolesY*Ntema Ndungidi (minors)OFHSPolyvalente Edouard Montpetit (Montreal, QC)
199727321OriolesYSean Douglass (minors)RHP-1.25420.000.000547136.111.610HSAntelope Valley HS (Lancaster, CA)
1997310521OriolesYMatt Riley (minors)LHP-0.02620.000.00026545.991.760HSLiberty HS (Brentwood, CA)
1997413521OriolesYShannon Carter (minors)OFHSEl Reno HS (El Reno, OK)
1997516521OriolesYRick Bauer (minors)RHP1.51870018711144.511.403JCTreasure Valley Community College (Ontario, OR)
1997619521OriolesNCaleb Balbuena (minors)RHPJCCuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA)
1997722521OriolesYRicky Casteel (minors)RHPJCNortheast Texas Community College (Mount Pleasant, TX)
1997825521OriolesYJay Spurgeon (minors)RHP0.17007116.001.7104YrUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
1997928521OriolesNLogan Cuelar (minors)RHPJCWharton County Junior College (Wharton, TX)
19971031521OriolesYDavid Zwirchitz (minors)RHPHSAppleton East HS (Appleton, WI)
19971134521OriolesYJerry Hairston (minors)SS13.61442438770.257.6924YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
19971237521OriolesYDarren Murphy (minors)LHPJCGrossmont College (El Cajon, CA)
19971340521OriolesYMack Haman (minors)OF4YrCoastal Carolina University (Conway, SC)
19971443521OriolesYSean Jones (minors)RHPHSBarton HS (Hamilton, ON)
19971546521OriolesYJordan Romero (minors)RHPJCDeAnza College (Cupertino, CA)
19971649521OriolesYCliff Wilson (minors)3BJCSpartanburg Methodist College (Spartanburg, SC)
19971752521OriolesNChris Thogersen (minors)RHPHSNewbury Park HS (Thousand Oaks, CA)
19971855521OriolesNLance Surridge (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
19971958521OriolesYJason Ryba (minors)RHPHSCuyahoga Heights HS (Cuyahoga Heights, OH)
19972061521OriolesNJoe Borchard (minors)1B-1.530171626.205.636HSAdolfo Camarillo HS (Camarillo, CA)
19972164521OriolesYAntoine Ide (minors)OFHSMadison HS (Portland, OR)
19972267521OriolesYJuan Pacheco (minors)SS4YrRutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, NJ)
19972370521OriolesYTod Lee (minors)C4YrGeorgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
19972473521OriolesNJason Taylor (minors)OFHSBilly Ryan HS (Denton, TX)
19972576521OriolesNRoy Wells (minors)RHPHSPerry Central HS (Hazard, KY)
19972679521OriolesYD.J. Carrasco (minors)RHP4.6290150.000.00029024214.501.472JCPima Community College (Tucson, AZ)
19972782521OriolesNBrian Harper (minors)OFHSHershey HS (Hershey, PA)
19972885521OriolesNErick Eigenhuis (minors)RHPHSCentral Valley HS (Spokane Valley, WA)
19972988521OriolesNAnthony Reed (minors)RHPHSEisenhower HS (Lawton, OK)
19973091521OriolesNBrian Schmitt (minors)1BHSMonterey HS (Lubbock, TX)
19973194521OriolesNTerry Byron (minors)3BHSSt. Joseph HS (St. Croix, VI)
19973297521OriolesNGavin Wright (minors)OFHSLufkin HS (Lufkin, TX)
199733100521OriolesNAndy Beal (minors)LHPHSReidland HS (Paducah, KY)
199734103521OriolesNMatt Schwager (minors)RHPJCIndian Hills Community College (Centerville, IA)
199735106521OriolesNAustin Bilke (minors)3BHSBeaver Dam HS (Beaver Dam, WI)
199736109521OriolesNJuan Bonilla (minors)CHSCrestview HS (Crestview, FL)
199737112521OriolesNRod Perry (minors)OFHSMater Dei HS (Santa Ana, CA)
199738115521OriolesNSam Emerick (minors)RHPJCLincoln Land Community College (Springfield, IL)
199739118521OriolesNBill Duplissea (minors)CJCCollege of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA)
199740121521OriolesYTommy Martin (minors)SS4YrHillsdale College (Hillsdale, MI)
199741124218OriolesYShawn Curtis (minors)RHP

*Compensation Picks
Darnell McDonald (Orioles-1) - Pick from Yankees as compensation for Free Agent David Wells
Ntema Ndungidi (Orioles-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent David Wells

43 matching player(s). 9 played in the majors (20%). Total of 47.7 WAR, or 5.3 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.