56th Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

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56th Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1996 56th / 1997 55th / 1997 56th / 1997 57th / 1998 56th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1997561492FrRnd1AngelsYGil Pichardo (minors)OFHSSouth Shore HS (Brooklyn, NY)
1997561493FrRnd2Blue JaysNArlyn Dozier (minors)OFHSVermilion Catholic HS (Abbeville, LA)
1997561494FrRnd3MetsYJosh Taylor (minors)SSJCCowley Community College (Arkansas City, KS)
1997561495FrRnd4CubsNJoshua Latimer (minors)LHPJCKishwaukee College (Malta, IL)
1997561496FrRnd5MarlinsNWilliam Baber (minors)3BHSWestern Albemarle HS (Crozet, VA)
1997561497FrRnd6MarinersNKevin Bice (minors)RHPJCRancho Santiago College (Santa Ana, CA)
1997561498FrRnd7DodgersNReggie Laplante (minors)RHPHSPolyvalente Edouard Montpetit (Montreal, QC)
1997561499FrRnd8YankeesNCorey Ward (minors)OF
1997561500FrRnd9BravesNGreg Dukeman (minors)RHPJCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
1997561501FrRnd10D'backsYSamuel Mendoza (minors)RHPHSHighland HS (Gilbert, AZ)
1997561502FrRnd11RaysNNick Lyon (minors)OFHSMonroe HS (Monroe, WA)

Other Rounds: 1996 56th / 1997 55th / 1997 56th / 1997 57th / 1998 56th

11 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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.

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