59th Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

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59th Round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1996 59th / 1997 58th / 1997 59th / 1997 60th / 1998 59th

Drafted Players

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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
1997591525FrRnd1AngelsNJake Mapes (minors)CHSHemet HS (Hemet, CA)
1997591526FrRnd2Blue JaysNPete Willetts (minors)RHPJCAbraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, GA)
1997591527FrRnd3CubsNShane Kelly (minors)OFJCMeridian Community College (Meridian, MS)
1997591528FrRnd4MarinersNJamel White (minors)OFJCAntelope Valley College (Lancaster, CA)
1997591529FrRnd5DodgersNJoshua Ridgway (minors)SSHSDelta SS (Ladner, BC)
1997591530FrRnd6YankeesNAdam Manley (minors)OFHSClover Park HS (Lakewood, WA)
1997591531FrRnd7BravesNTony Piccotti (minors)1BHSCapital HS (Boise, ID)
1997591532FrRnd8D'backsNRonnie Corona (minors)RHPHSVictor Valley HS (Victorville, CA)
1997591533FrRnd9RaysYCedric Razor (minors)2BJCPitt Community College (Winterville, NC)

Other Rounds: 1996 59th / 1997 58th / 1997 59th / 1997 60th / 1998 59th

9 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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