3rd Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

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3rd Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1996 3rd / 1997 2nd / 1997 3rd / 1997 4th / 1998 3rd

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
1997385FrRnd1TigersYMatt Boone (minors)3BHSVilla Park HS (Villa Park, CA)
1997386FrRnd2PhilliesYShomari Beverly (minors)OFHSEncinal HS (Alameda, CA)
1997387FrRnd3AngelsYHeath Timmerman (minors)RHPJCNortheast Oklahoma A&M College (Miami, OK)
1997388FrRnd4GiantsYJeff Andra (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1997389FrRnd5Blue JaysYBilly Brown (minors)OF4YrFlorida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
1997390FrRnd6MetsYCesar Crespo (minors)SS-1.11322614.192.553HSNotre Dame HS (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
1997391FrRnd7RoyalsYJeremy Affeldt (minors)LHP10.5774170.176.44077443463.971.4028HSNorthwest Christian HS (Spokane, WA)
1997392FrRnd8PiratesYJohn Grabow (minors)LHP2.250650.000.00050624194.311.476HSSan Gabriel HS (San Gabriel, CA)
1997393FrRnd9TwinsNGreg Withelder (minors)LHPHSStrath Haven HS (Wallingford, PA)
1997394FrRnd10CubsYScott Downs (minors)LHP11.0619450.067.19261938403.561.34274YrUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
1997395FrRnd11AthleticsYMarcus Jones (minors)RHP-0.2120.000.00010015.433.4304YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1997396FrRnd12MarlinsYChris Aguila (minors)3B-0.81492303.230.624HSMcQueen HS (Reno, NV)
1997397FrRnd13BrewersYJeff Deardorff (minors)3BHSSouth Lake HS (Clermont, FL)
1997398FrRnd14RedsYThad Markray (minors)3BHSSpring Hill HS (Spring Hill, LA)
1997399FrRnd15White SoxYJ.R. Mounts (minors)OFHSKey West HS (Key West, FL)
19973100FrRnd16AstrosNScott Barrett (minors)LHPHSMayde Creek HS (Houston, TX)
19973101FrRnd17Red SoxYTravis Harper (minors)RHP0.324010.000.00024022294.941.4324YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
19973102FrRnd18RockiesYTodd Sears (minors)1B0.040852.259.7074YrUniversity of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
19973103FrRnd19MarinersYPat Dunham (minors)RHP4YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
19973104FrRnd20CardinalsYPatrick Coogan (minors)RHP4YrLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
19973105FrRnd21OriolesYMatt Riley (minors)LHP0.02620.000.00026545.991.760HSLiberty HS (Brentwood, CA)
19973106FrRnd22ExposYJosh Reding (minors)SSJCRancho Santiago College (Santa Ana, CA)
19973107FrRnd23RangersYBrandon Warriax (minors)SSHSPurnell Swett HS (Pembroke, NC)
19973108FrRnd24DodgersYRicky Bell (minors)SSHSArchbishop Moeller HS (Cincinnati, OH)
19973109FrRnd25YankeesYMike Knowles (minors)RHPHSPalatka HS (Palatka, FL)
19973110FrRnd26PadresYJay Darr (minors)RHPHSGlen Rose HS (Malvern, AR)
19973111FrRnd27IndiansYRob Pugmire (minors)RHPHSCascade HS (Everett, WA)
19973112FrRnd28BravesYJuan Velazquez (minors)SSHSJose Campeche HS (San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico)
19973113FrRnd29D'backsYJeff Brooks (minors)1BHSSolanco HS (Oxford, PA)
19973114FrRnd30RaysYBarrett Wright (minors)RHPHSMyers Park HS (Charlotte, NC)

Other Rounds: 1996 3rd / 1997 2nd / 1997 3rd / 1997 4th / 1998 3rd

30 matching player(s). 9 played in the majors (30%). Total of 21.9 WAR, or 2.4 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

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2017 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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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