1995 Amateur Draft

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1995 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 California Angels Darin Erstad OF University of Nebraska (Col.) Jamestown, ND
2 San Diego Padres Ben Davis C Malvern Prep High School (HS) Malvern, PA
3 Seattle Mariners Jose Cruz, Jr. OF Rice University (Col.) [[]]
4 Chicago Cubs Kerry Wood RHP Grand Prairie High School (HS) Grand Prairie, TX
5 Oakland Athletics Ariel Prieto RHP Western League (IND)see notes Palm Springs, CA
6 Florida Marlins Jaime Jones OF Rancho Bernardo High School (HS) San Diego, CA
7 Texas Rangers Jonathan Johnson RHP Florida State University (Col.) LaGrange, GA
8 Colorado Rockies Todd Helton 1B University of Tennessee (Col.) Knoxville, TN
9 Milwaukee Brewers Geoff Jenkins OF University of Southern California (Col.) Olympia, WA
10 Pittsburgh Pirates Chad Hermansen SS Green Valley High School (HS) Henderson, NV
11 Detroit Tigers Mike Drumright RHP Wichita State University (Col.) [[]]
12 St. Louis Cardinals Matt Morris RHP Seton Hall University (Col.) Middletown, NY
13 Minnesota Twins Mark Redman LHP University of Oklahoma (Col.) San Diego, CA
14 Philadelphia Phillies Reggie Taylor OF Newberry High School (HS) Newberry, SC
15 Boston Red Sox Andy Yount RHP Kingwood High School (HS) Kingwood, TX
16 San Francisco Giants Joe Fontenot RHP Acadiana High School (HS) Lafayette, LA
17 Toronto Blue Jays Roy Halladay RHP Arvada West High School (HS) Golden, CO
18 New York Mets Ryan Jaroncyk SS Orange Glen High School (HS) Escondido, CA
19 Kansas City Royals Juan Lebron OF Carmen Bozello Huyke High School (HS) Arroyo, PR
20 Los Angeles Dodgers David Yocum LHP Florida State University (Col.) [[]]
21 Baltimore Orioles Alvie Shepherd RHP University of Nebraska (Col.) [[]]
22 Houston Astros Tony McKnight RHP Arkansas High School (HS) Texarkana, AR
23 Cleveland Indians David Miller 1B Clemson University (Col.) [[]]
24 Boston Red Sox Corey Jenkins OF Dreher High School (HS) Columbia, SC Compensation from Cincinnati Reds for Damon Berryhill
25 Chicago White Sox Jeff Liefer 3B Long Beach State University (Col.) Fontana, CA
26 Atlanta Braves Chad Hutchinson RHP Torrey Pines High School (HS) Encinitas, CA Did not sign
27 New York Yankees Shea Morenz OF University of Texas (Col.) [[]]
28 Montreal Expos Michael Barrett SS Pace Academy (HS) Atlanta, GA

Supplemental First Round[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
29 St. Louis Cardinals Chris Haas 3B St. Mary's High School (HS) Paducah, KY Compensation for Gregg Jefferies
30 Philadelphia Phillies Dave Coggin P Upland High School (HS) Upland, CA Compensation for Danny Jackson

Other Notable Selections[edit]

Marlon Anderson, Carlos Beltran, Sean Casey, Mike Lowell, Brett Tomko, Jarrod Washburn (2nd round); Bronson Arroyo, Ryan Dempster, Randy Winn (3rd round); Russ Ortiz (4th round); Doug Mientkiewicz, Brian Schneider (5th round); Joe Nathan (6th round); A.J. Burnett, Ray King (8th round); David Dellucci (10th round); Brian Fuentes (25th round); Gabe Kapler (57th round)

Other Selections[edit]

Ricky Williams, 8th round Philadelphia Phillies; Tom Brady, 18th round Montreal Expos; Daunte Culpepper, 26th round New York Yankees

Draft Notes[edit]

Ariel Prieto came to United States in 1994 on a visa and had been playing for the Western Baseball League's Palm Springs Suns when drafted.