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Jon Switzer was drafted 47th overall by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2001
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
1979242June-RegD1Scott FiepkePittsburgh Pirates18PP6-0 169 L-L AA1979-1986-HSElizabethtown (Elizabethtown,KY) SFHSHSYesILKY   -
1979362June-RegD1Jose DeLeonPittsburgh Pirates18PP6-4 215 R-R MLB1979-19951983-1995FANoneSFYesDRNJ   -
1979368June-RegD2Scott KuvinkaPittsburgh Pirates213B3B-C6-3 190 R-R A+1979-1981-ColOhio UniversitySFNCAA 1YesPAOH   -
1979494June-RegD1Chris GreenPittsburgh Pirates18PP6-2 214 L-L MLB1979-19871984-1984HSDorsey (Los Angeles,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
19795120June-RegD1Conner McGeheePittsburgh Pirates18OFOF5-11 180 L-L AA1979-1984-HSDouglas Freeman (Richmond,VA) SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
19796146June-RegD1Craig FitzpatrickPittsburgh Pirates15PP   - ---HSFatima (Westphalia,MO) SFHSHSNoMOMO   -
19797172June-RegD2John AlvarezPittsburgh Pirates233B3B6-1 225 R-R AAA1976-1981-HSHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
19798198June-RegD1Andrew SnaithPittsburgh Pirates182B2B6-1 185 R-R A+1979-1982-HSChoctawhatchee (Fort Walton Beach,FL) SFHSHSYesFLFL   -
19799224June-RegD1Art RayPittsburgh Pirates22PP6-0 180 R-R AA1979-1984-ColNorthern Illinois UniversitySFNCAA 1YesILIL   -
197910250June-RegD1Ken FordPittsburgh Pirates21CC5-11 191 R-R AAA1979-1986-ColAlbany State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesGAGA   -
197911276June-RegD1Mike JohnsonPittsburgh Pirates18PP6-1 195 R-R AA1979-1985-HSOsseo (Osseo,MN) SFHSHSYesMNMN   -
197912302June-RegD1Terry SalazarPittsburgh Pirates211B1B6-1 190 R-R AA1979-1981-ColUniversity of TexasSFNCAA 1Yes--TX   -
197913328June-RegD1Wilmot ReedyPittsburgh Pirates192B2B5-8 170 B-R Rk1979-1979-HSThomas Jefferson (Brooklyn,NY) SFHSHSYesNYNY   -
197914354June-RegD1Jim FeltPittsburgh Pirates20OFOF6-0 175 R-R A+1979-1984-ColGeorgia Perimeter CollegeSFNJCAAYesGAGA   -
197915380June-RegD1Tom OlszakPittsburgh Pirates22OFOF6-1 185 R-R A+1979-1979-ColUniversity of PennsylvaniaSFNCAA 1Yes--PA   -
197916406June-RegD1Ron WotusPittsburgh Pirates18SSSS-2B6-1 164 R-R MLB1979-19891983-1984HSBacon Academy (Colchester,CT) SFHSHSYesCTCT   -
197917432June-RegD1Darryl StephensPittsburgh Pirates20OF1B6-2 188 L-L AA1980-1985-HSGonzaga Prep (Spokane,WA) SFHSHSNoCAWA   -
197918458June-RegD1Philip FritzPittsburgh Pirates18OF2B   R-R NCAA1983-1984-HSHenrico (Richmond,VA) SFHSHSNo--VA   -
197919484June-RegD1Otis GrantPittsburgh Pirates18iF-CIF-C   - ---HSCarver (Atlanta,GA) SFHSHSNoGAGA   -
197920510June-RegD1Tim WheelerPittsburgh Pirates183BP5-11 185 R-R AAA1979-1984-HSDuPont (Belle,WV) SFHSHSYesWVWV   -
197921535June-RegD1Larry NicholsonPittsburgh Pirates22pP6-0 195 L-L A+1979-1979-ColOhio UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--OH   -
197922560June-RegD1Mike QuadePittsburgh Pirates22OFOF6-0 182 R-R AA1977-1983-ColUniversity of New OrleansSFNCAA 1YesILLA   -
197923585June-RegD1Ron EvansPittsburgh Pirates18SSSS   - ---HSNew Hartford (New Hartford,NY) SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
197924609June-RegD1Kevin BabbPittsburgh Pirates17pP   - ---HSTaft (Lincoln City,OR) SFHSHSNo--OR   -
197925633June-RegD1Joey FarrillPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - -1981-1981-HSMosley (Panama City,FL) SFHSHSNo--FL   -
197926657June-RegD1Jeff MetzPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - -1980-1980-HSConnellsville Area (Connellsville,PA) SFHSHSNo--PA   -
197927680June-RegD1John TuttPittsburgh Pirates19SS-OFSS-OF6-0 180 R-R AAA1980-1986-HSMcQuaid Jesuit (Rochester,NY) SFHSHSNoGANY   -
197928701June-RegD1Lance MasonPittsburgh Pirates18CC   - ---HSMeadowbrook (Richmond,VA) SFHSHSNo--VA   -
197929722June-RegD1Thomas BartPittsburgh Pirates18p-OFP-OF   - ---HSBurrell (Lower Burrell,PA) SFHSHSNo--PA   -
197930742June-RegD1Greg TuttPittsburgh Pirates18SS-OFSS-OF   - ---HSMcQuaid Jesuit (Rochester,NY) SFHSHSNo--NY   -
197931762June-RegD1Roger LorenzenPittsburgh Pirates22OFOF   - ---ColWestern Oregon UniversitySFNAIANo--OR   -
197932780June-RegD1Craig SteensenPittsburgh Pirates18CC   - ---HSThe Hotchkiss School (Lakeville,CT) SFHSHSNo--CT   -
197933798June-RegD1David BlumePittsburgh Pirates211B1B6-2 210 L-R AA1980-1983-ColLewis-Clark State CollegeSFNAIANo--ID   -
197934814June-RegD1Robert GulaskeyPittsburgh Pirates18IFIF6-0 178 R-R Rk1979-1979-HSElizabeth Forward (Elizabeth,PA) SFHSHSYesPAPA   -
197935825June-RegD1Lawrence StylesPittsburgh Pirates21pP5-11 200 R-R A1979-1981-ColPenn State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--PA   -
197936834June-RegD1Paul BardPittsburgh Pirates20CC6-3 195 R-R AA1980-1984-ColTufts UniversitySFNCAA 3No--MA   -
197937842June-RegD1Joel SkinnerPittsburgh Pirates18CC6-4 204 R-R MLB1980-19941983-1991HSMission Bay (San Diego,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197938849June-RegD1John PeoplesPittsburgh Pirates18pP   - ---HSJohn Dickinson (Wilmington,DE) SFHSHSNoDEDE   -
197939855June-RegD1Herm WinninghamPittsburgh Pirates17OfCF-OF5-11 175 L-R MLB1981-19931984-1992HSOrangeburg-Wilkinson (Orangeburg,SC) SFHSHSNoSCSC   -
197940858June-RegD1Robert SeamesPittsburgh Pirates18pP   - ---HSTelestar Regional (Bethel,ME) SFHSHSNo--ME   -
197941861June-RegD1Mike SharpersonPittsburgh Pirates17SS3B-2B6-3 190 R-R MLB1982-19961987-1995HSOrangeburg-Wilkinson (Orangeburg,SC) SFHSHSNoSCSC   -
197942864June-RegD1Gordon MakiPittsburgh Pirates18pP6-2 175 R-R Rk1979-1979-HSBaltimore Polytechnic Institute (Baltimore,MD) SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
197943867June-RegD1Michael GiedlinPittsburgh Pirates18pP   - ---HSAlfred-Almond (Almond,NY) SFHSHSNo--NY   -
197944870June-RegD1Paul CoxPittsburgh Pirates18pP   - ---HSSpringbrook (Silver Spring,MD) SFHSHSNoMDMD   -