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1997 San Francisco Giants Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1996 / 1997 / 1998

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1997 1 4 4 Giants Jason Grilli (minors) RHP 4.2 446 15 1 .200 .600 446 22 32 4.16 1.37 50 4Yr Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
1997 1s 49 49 Giants *Dan McKinley (minors) OF 4Yr Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1997 2 56 4 Giants Scott Linebrink (minors) RHP 9.6 607 18 0 .222 .500 607 42 31 3.51 1.31 8 4Yr Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
1997 3 88 4 Giants Jeff Andra (minors) LHP 4Yr University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1997 4 118 4 Giants Kevin McGerry (minors) RHP HS Father Judge HS (Philadelphia, PA)
1997 5 148 4 Giants Giuseppe Chiaramonte (minors) C 4Yr California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
1997 6 178 4 Giants Kevin Joseph (minors) RHP -0.1 11 0 0 11 0 1 4.91 2.00 0 4Yr Rice University (Houston, TX)
1997 7 208 4 Giants Joe Farley (minors) LHP HS Capital HS (Olympia, WA)
1997 8 238 4 Giants Brett Casper (minors) OF 4Yr Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1997 9 268 4 Giants Todd Bellhorn (minors) LHP 4Yr University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
1997 10 298 4 Giants Joe Holland (minors) LHP 4Yr Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
1997 11 328 4 Giants Travis Young (minors) 2B 4Yr University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
1997 12 358 4 Giants Jason Verdugo (minors) RHP 4Yr Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1997 13 388 4 Giants C.J. Ankrum (minors) 1B 4Yr California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1997 14 418 4 Giants William Otero (minors) SS 4Yr Ohio Dominican University (Columbus, OH)
1997 15 448 4 Giants Mike Byas (minors) OF 4Yr Missouri State University (Springfield, MO)
1997 16 478 4 Giants Tom Nielsen (minors) LHP 4Yr Fordham University (New York, NY)
1997 17 508 4 Giants Scott Goodman (minors) OF JC Cuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA)
1997 18 538 4 Giants Darin Cissell (minors) OF 4Yr St. Louis University (St. Louis, MO)
1997 19 568 4 Giants Nathan Rice (minors) LHP 4Yr California State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
1997 20 598 4 Giants Jesse Travis (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Portland (Portland, OR)
1997 21 628 4 Giants Paul Stryhas (minors) 3B JC State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
1997 22 658 4 Giants Mark Hills (minors) LHP JC Chemeketa Community College (Salem, OR)
1997 23 688 4 Giants Bryan Guse (minors) C 4Yr University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
1997 24 718 4 Giants Will Malerich (minors) LHP 4Yr College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
1997 25 748 4 Giants Justin Lincoln (minors) SS HS Sarasota HS (Sarasota, FL)
1997 26 778 4 Giants Todd Uzzell (minors) RHP JC El Paso Community College (El Paso, TX)
1997 27 808 4 Giants Shawn Austin (minors) LHP 4Yr Florida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
1997 28 838 4 Giants George Crawford (minors) OF HS Madison HS (Portland, OR)
1997 29 868 4 Giants Zach Wells (minors) OF JC Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, CA)
1997 30 898 4 Giants Tim Flaherty (minors) C 4Yr East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
1997 31 928 4 Giants Clay Greene (minors) 2B 4Yr University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
1997 32 958 4 Giants Luis Santiago (minors) RHP HS Adolfo Rivera HS (Penuelas, PR)
1997 33 988 4 Giants Mike Stevenson (minors) RHP JC Orange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
1997 34 1018 4 Giants Ty Burch (minors) OF JC Cosumnes River College (Sacramento, CA)
1997 35 1048 4 Giants Shawn Lindsey (minors) OF JC Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
1997 36 1078 4 Giants Dennis Anderson (minors) C JC Pima Community College (Tucson, AZ)
1997 37 1108 4 Giants Jonathan Storke (minors) SS JC Cuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA)
1997 38 1138 4 Giants Lance Woodcock (minors) SS JC American River College (Sacramento, CA)
1997 39 1168 4 Giants Justin Thurman (minors) LHP JC Blue Mountain Community College (Pendleton, OR)
1997 40 1198 4 Giants Andy Neufeld (minors) SS HS Oviedo HS (Oviedo, FL)
1997 41 1228 4 Giants Clifton Bowie (minors) OF HS Alba HS (La Batre, AB)
1997 42 1255 4 Giants John Tatum (minors) C HS Forest Hill HS (West Palm Beach, FL)
1997 43 1279 3 Giants Mark Mosier (minors) 3B 4Yr University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
1997 44 1302 3 Giants Jeremy Luster (minors) 3B JC Georgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
1997 45 1323 2 Giants Chad Faircloth (minors) OF 4Yr University of North Carolina at Asheville (Asheville, NC)

*Compensation Picks
Dan McKinley (Giants-1s) - Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1996 No. 1 choice Matt White

46 matching player(s). 3 played in the majors (6%). Total of 13.7 WAR, or 4.6 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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