1999 Major League Baseball Draft

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1999 MLB Draft
General information
Date(s) June 2–3, 1999
Location
Picks
First selection Josh Hamilton
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
First round selections
Overall selections
MLB Draft
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The 1999 First-Year Player Draft, Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft of high school and college baseball players, was held on June 2 and 3, 1999. A total of 1474 players were drafted over the course of 50 rounds.

First round selections

= All-Star
Pick Player Team Position School
1 Josh Hamilton Tampa Bay Devil Rays OF Athens Drive HS (Raleigh, North Carolina)
2 Josh Beckett Florida Marlins P Spring HS (Spring, Texas)
3 Eric Munson Detroit Tigers C University of Southern California
4 Corey Myers Arizona Diamondbacks SS Desert Vista HS (Phoenix, Arizona)
5 B.J. Garbe Minnesota Twins OF, P Moses Lake HS (Moses Lake, Washington)
6 Josh Girdley Montreal Expos P Jasper HS (Jasper, Texas)
7 Kyle Snyder Kansas City Royals P University of North Carolina
8 Bobby Bradley Pittsburgh Pirates P Wellington Community HS (Wellington, Florida)
9 Barry Zito Oakland Athletics P University of Southern California
10 Ben Sheets Milwaukee Brewers P Northeast Louisiana University
11 Ryan Christianson Seattle Mariners C Arlington HS (Riverside, California)
12 Brett Myers Philadelphia Phillies P Englewood Senior HS (Jacksonville, Florida)
13 Mike Paradis Baltimore Orioles P Clemson University
14 Ty Howington Cincinnati Reds P Hudson's Bay HS (Vancouver, Washington)
15 Jason Stumm Chicago White Sox P Centralia HS (Centralia, Washington)
16 Jason Jennings Colorado Rockies P Baylor University
17 Rick Asadoorian Boston Red SoxCompensation 1 OF Northbridge HS (Whitinsville, Massachusetts)
18 Richard Stahl Baltimore OriolesCompensation 2 P Newton County HS (Covington, Georgia)
19 Alex Ríos Toronto Blue Jays OF San Pedro Martin HS (Guaynabo, PR)
20 Vince Faison San Diego PadresCompensation 3 OF Toombs County HS (Lyons, Georgia)
21 Larry Bigbie Baltimore OriolesCompensation 4 OF Ball State University
22 Matt Ginter Chicago White SoxCompensation 5 P Mississippi State University
23 Keith Reed Baltimore OriolesCompensation 6 OF Providence College
24 Kurt Ainsworth San Francisco Giants P Louisiana State University
25 Mike MacDougal Kansas City RoyalsCompensation 7 P Wake Forest University
26 Ben Christensen Chicago Cubs P Wichita State University
27 David Walling New York Yankees P University of Arkansas
28 Gerik Baxter San Diego Padres P Edmonds Woodway HS (Edmonds, Washington)
29 Omar Ortíz San Diego PadresCompensation 8 P University of Texas-Pan American
30 Chance Caple St. Louis CardinalsCompensation 9 P Texas A&M University

Supplemental first round selections

Pick Player Team Position School
31 Casey Daigle Arizona DiamondbacksCompensation 10 P Sulphur HS (Sulphur, Louisiana)
32 Jay Gehrke Kansas City RoyalsCompensation 11 P Pepperdine University
33 Jeff Heaverlo Seattle MarinersCompensation 12 P University of Washington
34 Joshua Cenate Baltimore OriolesCompensation 13 P Jefferson HS (Charlestown, West Virginia)
35 Brian West Chicago White SoxCompensation 14 P West Monroe HS (West Monroe, Louisiana)
36 Nick Stocks St. Louis CardinalsCompensation 15 P Florida State University
37 Jason Repko Los Angeles DodgersCompensation 16 OF Hanford HS (Richland, Washington)
38 Colby Lewis Texas RangersCompensation 17 P Bakersfield College
39 Jerome Williams San Francisco GiantsCompensation 18 P Waipahu HS (Waipahu, Hawaii)
40 Brad Baker Boston Red SoxCompensation 19 P Pioneer Valley Regional HS (Leyden, Massachusetts)
41 Casey Burns San Diego PadresCompensation 20 P University of Richmond
42 Mike Rosamond Houston AstrosCompensation 21 SS University of Mississippi
43 Jimmy Gobble Kansas City RoyalsCompensation 22 P John S. Battle HS (Bristol, Virginia)
44 Scott Rice Baltimore OriolesCompensation 23 P Royal HS (Simi Valley, California)
45 Rob Purvis Chicago White SoxCompensation 24 P Bradley University
46 Chris Duncan St. Louis CardinalsCompensation 25 1B Canyon del Oro HS (Oro Valley, Arizona)
47 Mike Mead Texas RangersCompensation 26 P Soddy Daisy HS (Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee)
48 Casey Fossum Boston Red SoxCompensation 27 P Texas A&M University
49 Mike Bynum San Diego PadresCompensation 28 P University of North Carolina
50 Brian Roberts Baltimore OriolesCompensation 29 SS University of South Carolina
51 Nick Trzesniak San Diego PadresCompensation 30 C Victor J. Andrew HS (Tinley Park, Illinois)

Compensation Picks

  1. ^ Pick from Anaheim Angels as compensation for signing of free agent Mo Vaughn
  2. ^ Pick from St. Louis Cardinals as compensation for signing of free agent Eric Davis
  3. ^ Pick from Los Angeles Dodgers as compensation for signing of free agent Kevin Brown
  4. ^ Pick from Texas Rangers as compensation for signing of free agent Rafael Palmeiro
  5. ^ Pick from New York Mets as compensation for signing of free agent Robin Ventura
  6. ^ Pick from Cleveland Indians as compensation for signing of free agent Roberto Alomar
  7. ^ Pick from Boston Red Sox as compensation for signing of free agent Jose Offerman
  8. ^ Pick from Houston Astros as compensation for signing of free agent Ken Caminiti
  9. ^ Pick from Atlanta Braves as compensation for signing of free agent Brian Jordan
  10. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Devon White
  11. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Jose Offerman
  12. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mike Timlin
  13. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Roberto Alomar
  14. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Albert Belle
  15. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Brian Jordan
  16. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Scott Radinsky
  17. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Todd Stottlemyre
  18. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Jose Mesa
  19. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mo Vaughn
  20. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Kevin Brown
  21. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Randy Johnson
  22. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Dean Palmer
  23. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Eric Davis
  24. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Robin Ventura
  25. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Delino DeShields
  26. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Will Clark
  27. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Greg Swindell
  28. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Ken Caminiti
  29. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Rafael Palmeiro
  30. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Steve Finley

Other notable players

NFL players drafted

See also

External links

Preceded by
Pat Burrell
1st Overall Picks
Josh Hamilton
Succeeded by
Adrian Gonzalez







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