1990 Amateur Draft

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1990 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones SS Bolles School (HS) Pierson, FL
2 Detroit Tigers Tony Clark OF Christian High School (El Cajon) (HS) El Cajon, CA
3 Philadelphia Phillies Mike Lieberthal C Westlake High School (HS) Westlake, CA
4 Chicago White Sox Alex Fernandez RHP Miami-Dade Community College (Col.) Miami Beach, FL
5 Pittsburgh Pirates Kurt Miller RHP West High School (HS) Bakersfield, CA
6 Seattle Mariners Marc Newfield 1B Marina High School (HS) Huntington Beach, CA
7 Cincinnati Reds Dan Wilson C University of Minnesota (Col.) [[]]
8 Cleveland Indians Tim Costo SS University of Iowa (Col.) [[]]
9 Los Angeles Dodgers Ronnie Walden LHP Blanchard High School (HS) Blanchard, OK
10 New York Yankees Carl Everett OF Hillsborough High School (HS) Tampa, FL
11 Montreal Expos Shane Andrews SS-RHP Carlsbad High School (HS) Carlsbad, NM
12 Minnesota Twins Todd Ritchie RHP Duncanville High School (HS) Duncanville, TX
13 St. Louis Cardinals Donovan Osborne LHP University of Nevada (Col.) Roseville, CA
14 Oakland Athletics Todd Van Poppel RHP James Martin High School (HS) Arlington, TX Compensation from Milwaukee Brewers for Dave Parker
15 San Francisco Giants Adam Hyzdu OF Moeller High School (HS) Cincinnati, OH Compensation from Houston Astros for Ken Oberkfell
16 Texas Rangers Dan Smith LHP Creighton University (Col.) [[]]
17 New York Mets Jeromy Burnitz OF Oklahoma State University (Col.) Westminster, CA
18 St. Louis Cardinals Aaron Holbert SS David Starr Jordan High School (HS) Long Beach, CA Compensation from Boston Red Sox for Tony Pena
19 San Francisco Giants Eric Christopherson C San Diego State University (Col.) [[]] Compensation from San Diego Padres for Craig Lefferts
20 Baltimore Orioles Mike Mussina RHP Stanford University (Col.) [[]]
21 Houston Astros Thomas Nevers SS Edina High School (HS) Edina, MN Compensation from San Francisco Giants for Kevin Bass
22 Toronto Blue Jays Steve Karsay RHP Christ the King High School (HS) New York, NY
23 Chicago Cubs Lance Dickson LHP University of Arizona (Col.) Fullerton, CA
24 Montreal Expos Rondell White OF Jones County High School (HS) Gray, GA Compensation from California Angels for Mark Langston
25 San Diego Padres Robbie Beckett LHP McCallum High School (HS) Austin, TX Compensation from Kansas City Royals for Mark Davis
26 Oakland Athletics Donald Peters RHP College of St. Francis (Col.) [[]]

Supplemental First Round[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
27 Pittsburgh Pirates Mike Zimmerman P University of South Alabama (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Jim Gott
28 Montreal Expos Gabe White P Sebring High School (HS) Sebring, FL Compensation for Mark Langston
29 Minnesota Twins Midre Cummings OF Miami Edison High School (HS) Miami, FL Compensation for Jeff Reardon
30 St. Louis Cardinals Paul Ellis C UCLA (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Tony Pena
31 Houston Astros Brian Williams P University of South Carolina (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Kevin Bass
32 San Diego Padres Scott Sanders P Nicholls State University (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Mark Davis
33 San Francisco Giants Marcus Jensen C-P Skyline High School (HS) Oakland, CA Compensation for Craig Lefferts
34 Oakland Athletics David Zancanaro P UCLA (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Storm Davis
35 Montreal Expos Stan Spencer P Stanford University (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Hubie Brooks
36 Oakland Athletics Kirk Dressendorfer P University of Texas (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Dave Parker
37 Montreal Expos Ben Van Ryn P East Noble High School (HS) Kendallville, IN Compensation for Pascual Perez
38 Seattle Mariners Anthony Manahan SS Arizona State University (Col.) [[]] Compensation for failure to sign 1989 pick Scott Burrell
39 Cleveland Indians Sam Hence OF Stone County High School (HS) Wiggins, MS Compensation for failure to sign 1989 pick Calvin Murray
40 Montreal Expos Stan Robertson OF Plainview High School (HS) Plainview, TX Compensation for failure to sign 1989 pick Charles Johnson

Other Notable Selections[edit]

Bob Wickman (2nd round); Garret Anderson, Mike Myers (4th round); Bret Boone, Ray Durham (5th round); Mike Hampton, Mike Lansing, Troy Percival (6th round); David Bell, Kevin Young (7th round); Fernando Viña (9th round); Rusty Greer (10th round); Rick White (15th round); Eddie Guardado (21st round); Andy Pettitte (22nd round); Jorge Posada (24th round); Darren Daulton (25th round)

Other Sports Selections[edit]

Kerry Collins (26th round Tigers), Greg McMurtry (27th round Tigers), Rodney Peete (28th round Tigers), Tony Rice (50th round Angels), Bimbo Coles (54th round Angels)

Draft Notes[edit]

Due to a loophole in draft rules, the Miami Miracle of the Florida State League participated in the draft and took future big leaguers Paul Carey in the 4th round and Mike Lansing in the 6th Round.