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Kansas City Royals Top Draft Pick by Year/Phase

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    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    201912June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Bobby WittSSHigh SchoolColleyville Heritage (Colleyville,TX)YesTXSS6-1190RR2000-06-14Colleyville,TXRk2019-2019
    2018118June-RegAll PicksStats Page43Brady SingerPCollegeFloridaYesFLP6-5180RR1996-08-04Eustis,FLAA2016-2019
    2017114June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Nick Pratto1BHigh SchoolHuntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)YesCA1B6-1195LL1998-10-06Huntington Beach,CAA+2017-2019
    2016267June-RegAll PicksStats Page39AJ PuckettPCollegePepperdineYesCAP6-3175RR1995-05-27Danville,CAA+2014-2017
    2015121June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Ashe RussellPHigh SchoolCathedral (Indianapolis,IN)YesINP6-4201RR1996-08-26Indianapolis,INRk2015-2016
    2014117June-RegAll PicksStats Page42Brandon FinneganPCollegeTexas ChristianYesTXP5-11180LL1993-04-14Fort Worth,TXMLB2014-20182012-2019
    201318June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Hunter DozierSSCollegeStephen F. AustinYesTX3B6-4210RR1991-08-22Denton,TXMLB2016-20192011-2019
    201215June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Kyle ZimmerP CollegeSan FranciscoYesCAP6-3185RR1991-09-13La Jolla,CAMLB2019-20192010-2019
    201115June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Bubba StarlingOFHigh SchoolGardner Edgerton (Gardner,KS)YesKSOF6-4180RR1992-08-03Gardner,KSMLB2019-20192012-2019
    201014June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Christian ColonSSCollegeCal State FullertonYesCA2B-SS6-0180RR1989-05-14Cayey,PRMLB2014-20192008-2019
    2009112June-RegAll PicksStats Page49Aaron CrowP---Yes---P6-2205RR1986-11-11Topeka,KSMLB2011-20142006-2018
    200813June-RegAll PicksStats Page51Eric Hosmer1BHigh SchoolAmerican Heritage (Plantation,FL)YesFL1B6-4215LL1989-10-24Cooper City,FLMLB2011-20192008-2019
    200712June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Mike Moustakas3BHigh SchoolChatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)YesCA3B6-0195LR1988-09-11Los Angeles,CAMLB2011-20192007-2019
    200611June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Luke HochevarP---Yes---P6-5205RR1983-09-15Fowler,COMLB2007-20162003-2016
    200512June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Alex Gordon3b CollegeNebraskaYesNELF6-1220LR1984-02-10Lincoln,NEMLB2007-20192003-2019
    2004114June-RegAll PicksStats Page53Billy Butler3BHigh SchoolWolfson (Jacksonville,FL)YesFLDH6-2225RR1986-04-18Orange Park,FLMLB2007-20162004-2016
    200315June-RegAll PicksStats Page51Chris LubanskiOFHigh SchoolKennedy-Kenrick Catholic (Norristown,PA)YesPALF6-3180LL1985-03-24Lansdale,PAAAA2003-2011
    200216June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Zack GreinkePHigh SchoolApopka (Apopka,FL)YesFLP6-2190RR1983-10-21Orlando,FLMLB2004-20192002-2019
    200119June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Colt GriffinPHigh SchoolMarshall (Marshall,TX)YesTXP6-4198RR1982-09-29Longview,TXAA2001-2005
    200014June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Mike StodolkaPHigh SchoolCentennial (Corona,CA)YesCAP6-2205LL1981-09-24Fontana,CAAAA2000-2008
    199917June-RegAll PicksStats Page54Kyle SnyderPCollegeNorth CarolinaYesNCP6-8220RR1977-09-09Houston,TXMLB2003-20081999-2011
    199814June-RegAll PicksStats Page44Jeff AustinPCollegeStanfordYesCAP6-0185RR1976-10-19San Bernardino,CAMLB2001-20031996-2005
    199717June-RegAll PicksStats Page49Dan ReichertPCollegePacificYesCAP6-3175RR1976-07-12Monterey,CAMLB1999-20031997-2012
    1996114June-RegAll PicksStats Page56Dee BrownOFHigh SchoolMarlboro Central (Marlboro,NY)YesNYLF6-0215LR1978-03-27Bronx,NYMLB1998-20071996-2011
    1995119June-RegAll PicksStats Page70Juan LeBronOF---Yes---OF6-6205RR1977-06-07Arroyo,PRAAA1995-2007
    1994116June-RegAll PicksStats Page71Matt SmithP-1BHigh SchoolGrants Pass (Grants Pass,OR)YesORP6-4220LL1976-06-02San Francisco,CAAA1994-1998
    199315June-RegAll PicksStats Page65Jeff GrangerPCollegeTexas A&MYesTXP6-4200RL1971-12-16San Pedro,CAMLB1993-19971991-2000
    1992110June-RegAll PicksStats Page53Michael TuckerSSCollegeLongwoodYesVARF-LF6-2185LR1971-06-25South Boston,VAMLB1995-20061993-2009
    199117June-RegAll PicksStats Page62Joe VitielloOF-1BCollegeAlabamaYesAL1B-LF6-3230RR1970-04-11Cambridge,MAMLB1995-20031991-2004
    1990398June-RegAll PicksStats Page55Shayne ReaPCollegeHenry Ford CCYesMIP6-4240RR1971-02-13Pontiac,MIA+1990-1993
    1989113June-RegAll PicksStats Page61Brent MayneOFCollegeCal State FullertonYesCAC6-1192LR1968-04-19Loma Linda,CAMLB1990-20041989-2004
    1988118June-RegAll PicksStats Page49Hugh WalkerOFHigh SchoolJacksonville (Jacksonville,AR)YesAROF6-0207LR1970-02-09Jacksonville,ARAA1988-1997
    198719June-RegAll PicksStats Page74Kevin AppierPCollegeAntelope Valley CollegeYesCAP6-2200RR1967-12-06Lancaster,CAMLB1989-20041987-2006
    1986124June-RegAll PicksStats Page44Tony BridgesSSHigh SchoolDon Antonio Lugo (Chino,CA)YesCASS6-0175RR1968-08-24Paris,ARAAA1986-1992
    1985117June-RegAll PicksStats Page30Brian McRaeSSHigh SchoolManatee (Bradenton,FL)YesFLCF6-0195BR1967-08-27Bradenton,FLMLB1990-19991985-1999
    1984116June-RegAll PicksStats Page22Scott BankheadPCollegeNorth CarolinaYesNCP5-10185RR1963-07-31Raleigh,NCMLB1986-19951985-1995
    1983121June-RegAll PicksStats Page34Gary ThurmanOFHigh SchoolNorth Central (Indianapolis,IN)YesINRF-LF5-10165RR1964-11-12Indianapolis,INMLB1987-19971983-1998
    1982110June-RegAll PicksStats Page31John MorrisOFCollegeSeton HallYesNJRF-CF6-1185LL1961-02-23North Bellmore,NYMLB1986-19921980-1993
    1981123June-RegAll PicksStats Page35Dave LeeperOFCollegeUSCYesCAOF5-11170LL1959-10-30Santa Ana,CAMLB1984-19851979-1988
    1980116June-RegAll PicksStats Page29Frank WillsPCollegeTulaneYesLAP6-2220RR1958-10-26New Orleans,LAMLB1983-19911978-1991
    1979121June-RegAll PicksStats Page37Atlee HammakerPCollegeEast Tennessee StateYesTNP6-2200BL1958-01-24Carmel,CAMLB1981-19951979-1995
    1978125June-RegAll PicksStats Page31Buddy BiancalanaSSHigh SchoolRedwood (Larkspur,CA)YesCASS-2B5-11160BR1960-02-02Larkspur,CAMLB1982-19871978-1988
    1977121June-RegAll PicksStats Page24Mike JonesPHigh SchoolPittsford Sutherland (Pittsford,NY)YesNYP6-6215LL1959-07-30Penfield,NYMLB1980-19851977-1990
    1976118June-RegAll PicksStats Page22Ben GrzybekPHigh SchoolHialeah (Hialeah,FL)YesFLP6-5205LR1958-01-07Hialeah,FLAA1977-1980
    197519June-RegAll PicksStats Page25Clint HurdleOFHigh SchoolMerritt Island (Merritt Island,FL)YesFLOF6-3195LR1957-07-30Big Rapids,MIMLB1977-19871975-1987
    1974118June-RegAll PicksStats Page35Willie WilsonOFHigh SchoolSummit (Summit,NJ)YesNJOF6-3195BR1955-07-09Montgomery,ALMLB1976-19941974-2009
    197319June-RegAll PicksStats Page52Lew OlsenPHigh SchoolSan Ramon Valley (Danville,CA)YesCAP6-4220RR1955-02-15Walnut Creek,CAAAA1977-1979
    1972118June-RegAll PicksStats Page37Jamie QuirkSSHigh SchoolSt. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)YesCAC-3B6-4200LR1954-10-22Whittier,CAMLB1975-19921972-1992
    197115June-RegAll PicksStats Page34Roy BranchPHigh SchoolWilliam Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)YesMOP6-0175RR1953-07-12St. Louis,MOMLB1979-19791977-1980
    197018June-RegAll PicksStats Page38Rex GoodsonCHigh SchoolPine Tree (Longview,TX)YesTXC5-11180RR1951-09-01Monroe,LA---
    1969123June-RegAll PicksStats Page90John SimmonsSS-PHigh SchoolChildersburg (Childersburg,AL)NoALSS-P---------------Childersburg,AL---
    1968484June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Kenneth O'DonnellSSHigh SchoolNeptune (Neptune,NJ)YesNJSS5-9155RR1949-12-27Neptune,NJ---
    June Secondary Phase
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1986110June-SecAll PicksStats Page10Tim HerrmannPCollegeBlinn CollegeNoTXP6-3215RR1966-05-22Houston,TXA1987-1990
    1985123June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Todd Ross3B-SSCollegeShasta CollegeNoCA3B-SS---------------------
    1984111June-SecAll PicksStats Page4Derek VanacoreOFCollegeUC Santa BarbaraYesCAOF5-11165RR---Sacramento,CAA+1984-1985
    1983125June-SecAll PicksStats Page4John NeroOFCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCAOF---------------------
    198216June-SecAll PicksStats Page4Tom WallaceOFCollegeGlendale CC AZYesAZOF5-10200RL1961-11-03Kalamazoo,MI---
    1981121June-SecAll PicksStats Page1Reggie WyattPCollegeSanta MonicaYesCAP6-3170LL---Santa Monica,CAAA1981-1984
    198014June-SecAll PicksStats Page7Keith CreelPCollegeTexasYesTXP6-2180RR1959-02-04Dallas,TXMLB1982-19871980-1987
    1979120June-SecAll PicksStats Page4Duane DeweyC-1BCollegeLSUYesLAC-1B6-0190RR1958-08-28Westfield,NYAAA1979-1984
    197812June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Craig ChamberlainPCollegeArizonaYesAZP6-1190RR1957-02-02Hollywood,CAMLB1979-19801979-1995
    1977121June-SecAll PicksStats Page1Mike BatesPCollegePhoenix CollegeNoAZP---------------Glendale,AZ---
    197614June-SecAll PicksStats Page4Frank McCannSSCollegeDelawareYesDEIF6-0175RR1954-02-26---AAA1977-1982
    1975118June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Mike DeneviSSCollegeSanta ClaraYesCASS6-1185RR1953-03-19Los Gatos,CAAAA1977-1978
    197418June-SecAll PicksStats Page2Mike WilliamsPCollegeTemple CollegeYesTXP5-11170BL1954-11-08---AAA1977-1981
    1973115June-SecAll PicksStats Page4Cliff HollandPCollegeUSCNoCAP6-3185LL---San Carlos,CAA-1973-1977
    197218June-SecAll PicksStats Page2Mike PaynePCollegeDelta StateNoMSP---------------------
    197012June-SecAll PicksStats Page7Tom HarmonCCollegeTexasYesTXC5-11185LR1948-12-16Fort Worth,TXAAA1977-1978
    1969115June-SecAll PicksStats Page8Michael NicholsPCollegeBiolaYesCAP6-2195LL1949-03-03Bakersfield,CA---
    1968481June-SecAll PicksStats Page6Rex HeinPCollegeMissouriYesMOP5-11185RR1948-01-05Kansas City,MO---
    June Secondary Phase (A)
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1971113June-SecAAll PicksStats Page2Gary AnglinPCollegeVentura CollegeNoCAP------LL---Ventura,CANCAA1970-1970
    June Secondary Phase (D)
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1971115June-SecDAll PicksStats Page3Roger SchmuckOF-1BCollegeArizona StateYesAZOF-1B6-3210LL1949-09-02------
    January Regular Phase
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1986123Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page20Kevin MoynaghPCollegeShelton State CCYesALP6-2185---------------
    1985118Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page21Scott BoudreauxPCollegeWharton County Junior CollegeNoTXP6-2205RR---St. Amant,LA---
    1984115Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page17Jeff RedusOFCollegeSnead State CCYesALOF6-4210RR---Athens,ALA-1984-1985
    1983122Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page20Mark Van BlaricomSSCollegeOrange Coast CollegeYesCASS5-11180RR1964-01-21Vallejo,CAAAA1983-1988
    198219Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page12Bobby Ralston2BCollegeChabot CollegeYesCAIF5-10165RR1962-07-09Santa Cruz,CAAAA1984-1990
    1981124Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page13Rick RizzoOFCollegeMesa State CollegeYesCOOF5-10175RR---Largo,FLAAA1981-1985
    1980115Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page8Tyron HubbardPCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNoSCP6-4215RR1960-09-26Bennettsville,SCA+1981-1983
    1979122Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page6Mike BrewerPCollegeFoothill CollegeYesCAOF6-5190RR1959-10-24Shreveport,LAMLB1986-19861979-1986
    1978126Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page10Lee ClinePCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoYesIDP---------------------
    1977121Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page4Cliff RobertsOFCollegeEastern FL STYesFLOF6-0170RR1957-10-02---A+1977-1977
    1976117Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page3Steven BeeneOFCollegeCentral ArkansasYesAROF6-2185RR1954-09-10---A+1977-1977
    1975110Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page5Steven ManleyPCollegeKingsborough CCYesNYP6-3195RR1955-09-20------
    1974117Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page9Mark SouzaPCollegeCollege of San MateoYesCAP6-0180LL1955-02-01Redwood City,CAMLB1980-19801974-1981
    1973110Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page2Marty FrenchPCollegeGrossmont CollegeNoCAP6-4190RR---La Mesa,CAAA1977-1977
    1972117Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page3Kenzie DavisOFCollegeChaffey CollegeYesCAOF6-1170RR1951-03-01Alta Loma,CA---
    197114Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page3John WathanCCollegeSan DiegoYesCAC-1B6-2205RR1949-10-04Cedar Rapids,IAMLB1976-19851971-1985
    197017Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page10Jack PeresPCollegeLos Angeles Harbor CollegeYesCAP---------------------
    1969122Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page8Ronald OpatkiewiczSSCollegeMount San Antonio CollegeYesCASS6-2175LR1949-08-20Covina,CA---
    January Secondary Phase
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    198619Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Sean BerryIF---Yes---3B5-11200RR1966-03-22Santa Monica,CAMLB1990-20001986-2001
    1985116Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Mike ReitzelPCollegeSeminole FloridaNoFLP6-4197LL1965-05-27Bay City,MIA+1988-1990
    1984113Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Andy LeonardCCollegeCanada CollegeYesCAC6-3215RR1963-12-04South San Francisco,CAA1984-1986
    1983116Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Ron McCormackPCollegeGreen River CCYesWAP6-2190RR---Renton,WAA+1983-1987
    198211Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Danny JacksonPCollegeTrinidad State Junior CollegeYesCOP6-0195RL1962-01-05San Antonio,TXMLB1983-19971981-1997
    1981124Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Mitch AshmoreOFCollegeCentenary CollegeYesLAC5-11195RR------AAA1981-1985
    198015Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Steve RainePCollegeHartnell CollegeYesCAP6-2187RR1960-07-06Salinas,CAAA1980-1982
    1979121Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Jeff SchattingerPCollegeUSCYesCAP6-5200LR1955-10-25Fresno,CAMLB1981-19811977-1983
    197815Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Earl RobinsonOFCollegeGulf Coast CCYesFLOF---------------------
    1977125Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2James FunderburkPCollegeOrange Coast CollegeNoCAP---------------Bell,CA---
    197615Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page6Hubie BrooksSSCollegeMesa CCNoAZRF-3B6-0200RR1956-09-24Los Angeles,CAMLB1980-19941978-1994
    1975124Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Tim RichardsCCollegeGolden West CollegeYesCAC---------------------
    197411Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page4David HasbachPCollegeMiamiYesOHP6-2220RR1952-02-04Chicago,ILAAA1977-1979
    1973120Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2JP PiersonOFCollegeGlendale CC CAYesCA2B6-1170RR1953-10-05Phoenix,AZ---
    197219Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page7Dave Collins1B-OFCollegeMesa CCNoAZOF5-11175BL1952-10-20Rapid City,SDMLB1975-19901972-1990
    1971114Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Ron HodgesCCollegeAppalachian StateNoNCC6-1185LR1949-06-22Rocky Mount,VAMLB1973-19841972-1984
    1970113Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page5Ron DiggleOFCollegeCerritos CollegeNoCAC-OF6-2190LR1950-11-04Artesia,CAAAA1977-1979
    1969124Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page11Darrell DowneyCCollegeVentura CollegeYesCASS-C---------------------
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Rnd Drafted Round Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system