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R.A. Dickey was drafted 18th overall in the 1996 draft.
Historical view of first round draft picks of the Texas Rangers. This page is intended to be a summary of a team's draft history. You can produce custom reports for this team in the Draft Research application using the many filters provided.

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Texas Rangers 1st Round Draft Picks History

Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Active Players Currently Active on this Team High School Picks College Picks
YearDraft InformationPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSourceSchoolSFSignedBonusStatusCurrent Org (Level)
2018
2018- 1-  15-TEX
Cole WinnP6-2 190 R-R 1999-11-25 18--,-- --High SchoolOrange Lutheran (Orange,CA) SFYes3.2  
2017
2017- 1-  26-TEX
Bubba ThompsonOF6-2 180 R-R 1998-06-09 19Mobile,AL A2017-2018High SchoolMcGill-Toolen (Mobile,AL) SFYes2.1MinorsTexas Rangers (A)
2017
2017- 1-  29-TEX
Christopher SeiseSS6-2 175 R-R 1999-01-06 18Schenectady,NY A-2017-2017High SchoolWest Orange (Winter Garden,FL) SFYes2.0MinorsTexas Rangers (A-)
2016
2016- 1-  30-TEX
Cole RagansP6-4 190 L-L 1997-12-12 18Crawfordville,FL A-2016-2017High SchoolNorth Florida Christian (Tallahassee,FL) SFYes2.0MinorsTexas Rangers (A-)
2015
2015- 1-   4-TEX
Dillon TateP6-2 185 R-R 1994-05-01 21Harbor City,CA AA2013-2018CollegeUC Santa BarbaraSFYes4.2ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)
2014
2014- 1-  30-TEX
Luis OrtizP6-3 230 R-R 1995-09-22 18Sanger,CA MLB2014-20182018-2018High SchoolSanger (Sanger,CA) SFYes1.8ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)
2013
2013- 1-  23-TEX
Alex GonzalezP6-2 190 R-R 1992-01-15 21Delray Beach,FL MLB2011-20182015-2016CollegeOral RobertsSFYes2.2Free Agent  
2013
2013- 1-  30-TEX
Travis DemeritteSS6-0 178 R-R 1994-09-30 18Statham,GA AA2013-2018High SchoolWinder-Barrow (Winder,GA) SFYes1.9MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
2012
2012- 1-  29-TEX
Lewis BrinsonOF 6-3 170 R-R 1994-05-08 18Tamarac,FL MLB2012-20182017-2018High SchoolCoral Springs (Coral Springs,FL) SFYes1.6ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)
2012
2012- 1-  39-TEX
Joey Gallo3B 6-5 205 L-R 1993-11-19 18Las Vegas,NV MLB2012-20182015-2018High SchoolBishop Gorman (Las Vegas,NV) SFYes2.3ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
2012
2012- 1-  53-TEX
Collin WilesP 6-4 187 R-R 1994-05-30 18Overland Park,KS AA2012-2018High SchoolBlue Valley West (Stilwell,KS) SFYes1.0Free Agent  
2011
2011- 1-  33-TEX
Kevin MatthewsP5-11 180 R-L 1992-11-29 18Richmond Hill,GA AAA2011-2018High SchoolRichmond Hill (Richmond Hill,GA) SFYes0.9Free Agent  
2011
2011- 1-  37-TEX
Zach ConeOF6-2 200 R-R 1989-12-14 21Stone Mountain,GA AA2009-2017CollegeGeorgiaSFYes0.9Free Agent  
2010
2010- 1-  15-TEX
Jake SkoleCF6-1 190 L-R 1992-01-17 18Woodstock,GA AA2010-2016High SchoolBlessed Trinity Catholic (Atlanta,GA) SFYes1.6Free Agent  
2010
2010- 1-  22-TEX
Kellin DeglanC6-2 195 L-R 1992-05-03 18Langley,BC AA2010-2018High SchoolR.E. Mountain (Langley,BC) SFYes1.0MinorsNew York Yankees (A+)
2010
2010- 1-  45-TEX
Luke JacksonP6-2 180 R-R 1991-08-24 18Ormond Beach,FL MLB2011-20182015-2018High SchoolCalvary Christian Academy (Fort Lauderdale,FL) SFYes1.6ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
2010
2010- 1-  49-TEX
Mike Olt3B6-2 190 R-R 1988-08-27 21Branford,CT MLB2008-20182012-2015CollegeConnecticutSFYes0.7MinorsMinnesota Twins (MLB)
2009
2009- 1-  14-TEX
Matthew PurkeLHP6-3 175 L-L 1990-07-17 18Spring,TX MLB2010-20182016-2016High SchoolKlein Collins (Spring,TX) SFNo0.0Free Agent  
2009
2009- 1-  44-TEX
Tanner ScheppersRHP6-4 195 R-R 1987-01-17 22Mission Viejo,CA MLB2006-20172012-2017FA   Yes1.3International  
2008
2008- 1-  11-TEX
Justin Smoak1B6-4 220 B-L 1986-12-05 21Goose Creek,SC MLB2006-20182010-2018CollegeSouth CarolinaSFYes3.5ActiveToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
2007
2007- 1-  17-TEX
Blake BeavanP6-7 250 R-R 1989-01-17 18Irving,TX MLB2008-20172011-2014High SchoolIrving (Irving,TX) SFYes1.5Free Agent  
2007
2007- 1-  24-TEX
Michael MainP/OF6-2 170 R-R 1988-12-14 18DeLand,FL AA2007-2013High SchoolDeLand (DeLand,FL) SFYes1.2Free Agent  
2007
2007- 1-  35-TEX
Julio BorbonOF6-1 180 L-L 1986-02-20 21Starkville,MS MLB2005-20182009-2016CollegeTennesseeSFYes1.0Free Agent  
2007
2007- 1-  44-TEX
Neil RamirezP6-3 185 R-R 1989-05-25 18Virginia Beach,VA MLB2008-20182014-2018High SchoolKempsville (Virginia Beach,VA) SFYes1.0ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
2007
2007- 1-  54-TEX
Tommy HunterP6-3 255 R-R 1986-07-03 20Indianapolis,IN MLB2006-20182008-2018CollegeAlabamaSFYes0.6ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
2006
2006- 1-  12-TEX
Kasey KikerP5-11 185 L-L 1987-11-19 18Phenix City,AL AA2006-2012High SchoolRussell County (Seale,AL) SFYes1.6  
2005
2005- 1-  19-TEX
John Mayberryof 6-5 230 R-R 1983-12-21 21Kansas City,MO MLB2003-20152009-2015CollegeStanfordSFYes1.5Free Agent  
2004
2004- 1-  10-TEX
Thomas DiamondP6-3 230 R-R 1983-04-06 21Metairie,LA MLB2002-20112010-2010CollegeNew OrleansSFYes2.0  
2004
2004- 1-  30-TEX
Eric HurleyP6-4 195 R-R 1985-09-17 18Jacksonville,FL MLB2004-20122008-2008High SchoolWolfson (Jacksonville,FL) SFYes1.1Free Agent  
2003
2003- 1-   9-TEX
John DanksP6-2 190 L-L 1985-04-15 18Austin,TX MLB2003-20162007-2016High SchoolRound Rock (Round Rock,TX) SFYes2.1Free Agent  
2002
2002- 1-  10-TEX
Drew MeyerSS5-10 180 L-R 1981-08-29 20Charleston,SC MLB2000-20102006-2006CollegeSouth CarolinaSFYes1.9  
2001
2001- 1-   5-TEX
Mark Teixeira3B6-3 225 B-R 1980-04-11 21Severna Park,MD MLB1999-20162003-2016CollegeGeorgia TechSFYes2.5Retired  
2000
2000- 1-  25-TEX
Scott HeardC6-2 190 L-R 1981-09-02 18Victoria,TX A+2000-2003High SchoolRancho Bernardo (San Diego,CA) SFYes1.5  
2000
2000- 1-  35-TEX
Tyrell GodwinCF6-0 200 L-R 1979-07-10 20Wilmington,NC MLB1998-20072005-2005CollegeNorth CarolinaSFNo0.0  
2000
2000- 1-  39-TEX
Chad HawkinsP6-7 205 R-R 1978-07-24 21Sherman,TX A+1999-2002CollegeBaylorSFYes0.6  
1999
1999- 1-  38-TEX
Colby LewisP6-4 215 R-R 1979-08-02 19Bakersfield,CA MLB1999-20162002-2016CollegeBakersfield CollegeSFYes0.9Free Agent  
1999
1999- 1-  47-TEX
Mike MeadP6-4 190 R-L 1981-03-21 18Chattanooga,TN A+2000-2004High SchoolSoddy-Daisy (Soddy-Daisy,TN) SFYes0.6  
1998
1998- 1-  10-TEX
Carlos Pena1B6-2 210 L-L 1978-05-17 20Santo Domingo,DR MLB1997-20142001-2014CollegeNortheasternSFYes1.9Free Agent  
1997
1997- 1-  39-TEX
Jason Romano3B6-0 185 R-R 1979-06-24 18Tampa,FL MLB1997-20072002-2005High SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL) SFYes0.6  
1996
1996- 1-  18-TEX
R.A. DickeyP6-3 205 R-R 1974-10-29 21Nashville,TN MLB1994-20172001-2017CollegeTennesseeSFYes0.1Free Agent  
1996
1996- 1-  24-TEX
Sam MarsonekP6-6 225 R-R 1978-07-10 17Tampa,FL MLB1997-20072004-2004High SchoolJesuit (Tampa,FL) SFYes0.8  
1996
1996- 1-  32-TEX
Corey LeeP6-2 180 B-L 1974-12-26 21Raleigh,NC MLB1994-20091999-1999CollegeNC StateSFYes0.4  
1995
1995- 1-   7-TEX
Jonathan JohnsonP6-0 180 R-R 1974-07-16 20LaGrange,GA MLB1993-20071998-2003CollegeFlorida StateSFYes1.1  
1993
1993- 1-  30-TEX
Mike Bell3B6-2 190 R-R 1974-12-07 18Cincinnati,OH MLB1993-20052000-2000High SchoolArchbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH) SFYes0.3  
1992
1992- 1-  22-TEX
Rick HellingP6-3 220 R-R 1970-12-15 21Devils Lake,ND MLB1990-20061994-2006CollegeStanfordSFYes0.4  
1991
1991- 1-  19-TEX
Benji GilSS-OF6-2 210 R-R 1972-10-06 18Tijuana,MX MLB1991-20121993-2003High SchoolCastle Park (Chula Vista,CA) SFYes0.3  
1990
1990- 1-  16-TEX
Dan SmithP6-5 205 L-L 1969-08-20 20St. Paul,MN MLB1988-20011992-1994CollegeCreightonSFYes0.2  
1989
1989- 1-   5-TEX
Donald HarrisOF6-1 185 R-R 1967-11-12 21Waco,TX MLB1989-20001991-1993CollegeTexas TechSFYes0.2  
1988
1988- 1-   6-TEX
Monty FarissSS6-4 180 R-R 1967-10-13 20Cordell,OK MLB1986-19951991-1993CollegeOklahoma StateSFYes0.0  
1987
1987- 1-  19-TEX
Brian BohanonP6-2 240 L-L 1968-08-01 18Denton,TX MLB1987-20021990-2001High SchoolNorth Shore (Houston,TX) SFYes0.0  
1987
1987- 1-  23-TEX
Bill HaselmanOF6-3 223 R-R 1966-05-25 21Long Branch,NJ MLB1986-20031990-2003CollegeUCLASFYes0.0  
1987
1987- 1-  29-TEX
Mark PetkovsekP6-0 198 R-R 1965-11-18 21Beaumont,TX MLB1986-20011991-2001CollegeTexasSFYes0.0  
1986
1986- 1-   4-TEX
Kevin BrownP6-4 200 R-R 1965-03-14 21McIntyre,GA MLB1984-20051986-2005CollegeGeorgia TechSFYes0.0  
1985
1985- 1-   3-TEX
Bobby WittP6-2 205 R-R 1964-05-11 21Arlington,VA MLB1984-20011986-2001CollegeOklahomaSFYes0.2  
1984
1984- 1-  12-TEX
Oddibe McDowellOF5-9 160 L-L 1962-08-25 21Hollywood,FL MLB1983-19951985-1994CollegeArizona StateSFYes0.0  
1983
1983- 1-   3-TEX
Jeff KunkelSS6-2 190 R-R 1962-03-25 21West Palm Beach,FL MLB1981-19941984-1992CollegeRiderSFYes0.0  
1981
1981- 1-   9-TEX
Ron DarlingP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 20Honolulu,HI MLB1979-19951983-1995CollegeYaleSFYes0.0  
1981
1981- 1-  24-TEX
Al LachowiczP6-3 198 R-R 1960-09-06 20Pittsburgh,PA MLB1981-19861983-1983CollegePittsburghSFYes0.0  
1980
1980- 1-  14-TEX
Tim MakiP6-2 210 R-R 1962-02-13 18Fort Wayne,IN A+1980-1984High SchoolCarroll (Fort Wayne,IN) SFYes0.0  
1979
1979- 1-  17-TEX
Jerry Don GleatonP6-3 210 L-L 1957-09-14 21Brownwood,TX MLB1979-19931979-1992CollegeTexasSFYes0.0  
1977
1977- 1-   9-TEX
David HibnerSS5-10 180 R-R 1958-10-15 18Howell,MI A+1977-1982High SchoolHowell (Howell,MI) SFYes0.0  
1976
1976- 1-  12-TEX
Billy SimpsonOF6-2 185 R-R 1957-08-09 18San Diego,CA A+1977-1978High SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,CA) SFYes0.0  
1975
1975- 1-  17-TEX
Jim GideonP6-3 190 R-R 1953-09-26 21Taylor,TX MLB1975-19821975-1975CollegeTexasSFYes0.0  
1974
1974- 1-   2-TEX
Tommy BoggsP6-2 200 R-R 1955-10-25 18Poughkeepsie,NY MLB1974-19851976-1985High SchoolLanier (Austin,TX) SFYes0.0  
1973
1973- 1-   1-TEX
David ClydeP6-1 185 L-L 1955-04-22 18Kansas City,KS MLB1973-19811973-1979High SchoolWestchester (Houston,TX) SFYes0.1  
1972
1972- 1-   4-TEX
Roy Howell3B6-1 190 L-R 1953-12-18 18Lompoc,CA MLB1972-19851974-1984High SchoolLompoc (Lompoc,CA) SFYes0.0  
1971
1971- 1-   7-WS2
Roger QuirogaP6-1 185 R-R 1953-03-25 18Galveston,TX --High SchoolBall (Galveston,TX) SFYes0.0  
1970
1970- 1-  14-WS2
Charles Maxwell3B-SS6-1 200 L-R 1952-08-02 17Chillicothe,OH --High SchoolZane Trace (Chillicothe,OH) SFYes0.0  
1969
1969- 1-   1-WS2
Burroughs JeffOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 18Long Beach,CA MLB1969-19851970-1985High SchoolWilson (Long Beach,CA) SFYes0.1  
1968
1968- 1-   8-WS2
Don CastleP-1B6-1 205 L-L 1950-02-01 18Kokomo,IN MLB1973-19781973-1973High SchoolColdwater (Coldwater,MS) SFYes0.0  
1967
1967- 1-   5-WS2
John JonesC6-1 200 L-R 1949-06-16 18Florence,AL --High SchoolLoretto (Loretto,TN) SFYes0.0  
1966
1966- 1-   6-WS2
Tom GrieveOF-C6-2 190 R-R 1948-03-04 18Pittsfield,MA MLB1967-19791970-1979High SchoolPittsfield (Pittsfield,MA) SFYes0.0  
1965
1965- 1-   3-WS2
Joe ColemanP6-3 195 R-R 1947-02-03 18Boston,MA MLB1965-19821965-1979High SchoolNatick (Natick,MA) SFYes0.1