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1996 Houston Astros Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    119Mark JohnsonPCollegeHawaiiNCAA 1JrHIYesP6-3226RR1975-05-02Dayton,OH
    1996-  1-  19-HOU
    MLB2000-20001995-2005
    254John HuberPHigh SchoolLakota West (West Chester,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-3200RR1978-04-18West Chester,OH
    1996-  2-  54-HOU
    A-1996-1997
    384Brandon Byrd3BHigh SchoolTrinity Presbyterian (Montgomery,AL)HSHSALYes1B-OF6-6240RR1978-05-22Montgomery,AL
    1996-  3-  84-HOU
    A-1996-1998
    4114Bryan BraswellPCollegePasco-Hernando CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-1200RL1975-06-03Concord,OH
    1996-  4- 114-HOU
    AA1995-2002
    5144Tucker BarrCCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1---GAYesC6-1205RR1975-05-26Birmingham,AL
    1996-  5- 144-HOU
    AA1996-1999
    6174Michael WheelerSSHigh SchoolOak Hills (Cincinnati,OH)HSHSOHYes3B-SS6-1175RR1977-10-25Cincinnati,OH
    1996-  6- 174-HOU
    A+1996-1998
    7204Esteban MaldonadoPCollegeLambuthNAIA---TNYesP6-3210RR1975-08-03Carolina,PR
    1996-  7- 204-HOU
    A+1996-2002
    8234Jason HillCCollegeMount San Antonio CollegeCCCAA---CAYesC-OF6-0200RR1975-02-25Los Angeles,CA
    1996-  8- 234-HOU
    Rk1996-2003
    9264Brian Dallimore2BCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYes3B-2B6-1185RR1973-11-15Las Vegas,NV
    1996-  9- 264-HOU
    MLB2004-20051993-2005
    10294John BlackmorePHigh SchoolPlainville (Plainville,CT)HSHSCTYesP6-3200RR1977-11-05New Britain,CT
    1996- 10- 294-HOU
    A1996-1999
    11324Jay Mansavage2BCollegeSouthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILYes2B-3B6-1185BR1975-07-11Chicago,IL
    1996- 11- 324-HOU
    A+1996-1999
    12354Jeff CermakOFCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1JrAZYes3B6-1197LR1974-01-10Brookfield,IL
    1996- 12- 354-HOU
    Indy2000-2000
    13384Joey HartCHigh SchoolRound Rock (Round Rock,TX)HSHSTXNo1B-C6-3220RR1978-04-10Santa Clara,CA
    1996- 13- 384-HOU
    NCAA1997-1997
    14414Ryan Oase3B-pHigh SchoolLake Stevens (Lake Stevens,WA)HSHSWANoP6-2220BR1978-04-09Othello,WA
    1997- 18- 553-SEA
    A-1999-1999
    15444Jim ReederOFCollegeNorthwesternNCAA 1---ILYesOF6-1200BR1975-03-18Evanston,IL
    1996- 15- 444-HOU
    A+1996-1998
    16474Randy YoungOFCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1SrKSYesOF5-10160RR1975-12-13Derby,KS
    1996- 16- 474-HOU
    A-1996-1996
    17504Matt HyersSSCollegeMiddle GeorgiaNJCAA---GAYesSS-2B5-10170RR1975-08-08Atlanta,GA
    1996- 17- 504-HOU
    A+1996-2001
    18534David BernhardpCollegeSan FranciscoNCAA 1---CAYesP6-7220RR1974-08-19Carmel Valley,CA
    1996- 18- 534-HOU
    A-1996-1996
    19564Jake Eyep-OFCollegeOhioNCAA 1---OHNoP6-1205RR1974-12-28Ravenna,OH
    1997-  6- 187-MIL
    Rk1997-1998
    20594Wade MillerpCollegeAlverniaNCAA 3---PAYesP6-2185RR1976-09-13Reading,PA
    1996- 20- 594-HOU
    MLB1999-20071996-2009
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21624Geoff RobertsonOFHigh SchoolLandrum (Landrum,SC)HSHSSCYesOF6-1185LR1977-03-03Spartanburg,SC
    1996- 21- 624-HOU
    Rk1996-1996
    22654Joe DiSalvoOFCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LANoOF5-11180RR1974-05-26---
    1996- 22- 654-HOU
    NCAA1995-1995
    23684Roy OswaltpCollegeHolmes CCNJCAA---MSYesP-LF6-0170RR1977-08-29Weir,MS
    1996- 23- 684-HOU
    MLB2001-20131997-2013
    24714Matt DaileypHigh SchoolCastro Valley (Castro Valley,CA)HSHSCANoP6-4205LL1978-06-05Denver,CO
    1999- 25- 745-TBA
    A-1999-2000
    25744Paul PhillipsCCollegeMeridian CCNJCAA---MSNoC-1B5-11180RR1977-04-15Demopolis,AL
    1998-  9- 257-KCA
    MLB2004-20101998-2012
    26774Bryan GracepCollegeMississippi Delta CCNJCAA---MSNoP6-1190RR1976-04-01Baton Rouge,LA
    1999- 16- 501-NYA
    AA1999-2003
    27804Mike MeyerspCollegeBlack Hawk CollegeNJCAA---ILNoP-OF6-2210RR1977-10-18London,ON
    1997- 26- 784-CHN
    AAA1997-2006
    28834Jurrian LobbezoopCollegeIndian River CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-0185BL1977-06-18Amsterdam,NT
    1996- 28- 834-HOU
    ---
    29864Tom ShearnpHigh SchoolBriggs (Columbus,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-4230RR1977-08-28Columbus,OH
    1996- 29- 864-HOU
    MLB2007-20071996-2008
    30894Kevin Tillman3BHigh SchoolLeland (San Jose,CA)HSHSCANo2B-P5-10190LR1978-01-24San Jose,CA
    1999- 31- 941-ANA
    AA2000-2001
    31924Duane FullerpHigh SchoolSt. Joseph's Catholic (St. Thomas,ON)HSHSONNoP6-1180RR1974-12-09St. Petersburg,FL
    1996- 31- 924-HOU
    A-1996-1998
    32954Trey HodgespHigh SchoolKlein Oak (Spring,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-3187RR1978-06-29Houston,TX
    2000- 17- 520-ATL
    MLB2002-20032000-2009
    33984Dru Nicely3BHigh SchoolBurley (Burley,ID)HSHSIDYes3B6-3195RR1978-06-29Burley,ID
    1996- 33- 984-HOU
    Rk1996-1997
    341014Brian BishoppHigh SchoolCrescenta Valley (La Crescenta,CA)HSHSCANoP6-3175RR1978-07-13La Crescenta,CA
    1996- 34-1014-HOU
    ---
    351044Kevin Duck1BCollegeSantiago Canyon CollegeCCCAA---CANo1B6-3210LL1977-07-07Rochester,NY
    1998- 25- 750-COL
    A1998-2000
    361074Eric CooperpCollegeChabot CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-4210RR1977-09-05San Leandro,CA
    1998- 24- 710-CIN
    A1998-2002
    371104Jason DavisCHigh SchoolWoodbury (Woodbury,NJ)HSHSNJNoC5-11175RR1977-10-19Woodbury,NJ
    1996- 37-1104-HOU
    NCAA1999-2000
    381134JP IgopHigh SchoolColumbia (West Columbia,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-5205RR1977-10-25West Columbia,TX
    1997- 34-1027-MIL
    Indy1999-2000
    391164Chris YoumansCHigh SchoolSeminole (Sanford,FL)HSHSFLNoC6-2220RR1978-05-22Sanford,FL
    1996- 39-1164-HOU
    ---
    401194Matt GawerpHigh SchoolSullivan (Sullivan,MO)HSHSMONoP6-4230LL1978-04-15Sullivan,MO
    1996- 40-1194-HOU
    AAA1999-2002
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411223James HostetlerpCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-7230RR1976-07-19Bellflower,CA
    1998- 20- 597-DET
    A+1998-1999
    421252Jason SinatraofHigh SchoolSilver Creek (San Jose,CA)HSHSCANoOF5-9190RR1977-03-27San Jose,CA
    1996- 42-1252-HOU
    ---
    431279Joseph MorrellofHigh SchoolElmira Free Academy (Elmira,NY)HSHSNYNoOF6-2195RR1978-03-23Elmira,NY
    1996- 43-1279-HOU
    ---
    441305Randy BrunetteSSHigh SchoolSouth Dade (Homestead,FL)HSHSFLNoSS6-2185RR1977-12-10Homestead,FL
    1996- 44-1305-HOU
    ---
    451331Brad PayneSSHigh SchoolLeacock (Scarborough,ON)HSHSONNoSS6-4170LR1977-06-21Scarborough,ON
    1996- 45-1331-HOU
    ---
    461356Bruce SuttonofCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLNoOF-C6-3180RR1976-08-02Ada,OK
    1996- 46-1356-HOU
    A1997-1998
    471380Derrick VargaspCollegeChabot CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-4204LL1977-05-13Newark,CA
    1997- 10- 312-COL
    A-1997-1999
    481403Chaz Eiguren1BCollegeSeward County CCNJCAA---KSNo1B6-5240RR1977-03-04Emmett,ID
    1996- 48-1403-HOU
    Rk2000-2000
    491426Nathan KingofHigh SchoolLivingston (Livingston,TX)HSHSTXNoOF6-2195RR1977-02-26Livingston,TX
    1996- 49-1426-HOU
    ---
    501449Tony GarciapHigh SchoolBelen Jesuit (Miami,FL)HSHSFLNoC-1B6-1213RR1978-03-12Weehawken,NJ
    1997- 27- 819-CHA
    AA1998-2001
    511470Jason ChaneypCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-0195LL1977-04-04Sacramento,CA
    1996- 51-1470-HOU
    Indy1998-1999
    521490Mark BurnettSSCollegeNortheast Texas CCNJCAAFrTXNo2B-OF5-11175RL1977-02-16Little Rock,AR
    1999- 20- 608-CIN
    AA1999-2003
    531507Resh BondiSSHigh SchoolMonterey (Monterey,CA)HSHSCANoSS6-0190RR1978-06-07Monterey,CA
    1996- 53-1507-HOU
    ---
    541523Jay EdelenCCollegeEastern Oklahoma State CollegeNJCAA---OKNoC6-2205RR1976-11-27Verden,OK
    1996- 54-1523-HOU
    NCAA1999-1999
    551539Jerymane BeasleyofHigh SchoolKamiakin (Kennewick,WA)HSHSWANoOF6-1180RR1978-05-25Kennewick,WA
    1999- 37-1118-CIN
    ---
    561554Rich TerwilligerpHigh SchoolCorning East (Corning,NY)HSHSNYNoP6-3180RR1978-09-07Corning,NY
    1998- 18- 542-HOU
    A-1998-1998
    571566Charles HarringtonpCollegeOxnard CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3210RR1976-08-02---
    1996- 57-1566-HOU
    ---
    581576Ferdinand RiveraSSCollegeRanger CollegeNJCAA---TXNoSS6-2150RR1977-02-11---
    1996- 58-1576-HOU
    ---
    591586Brian JensenpHigh SchoolSt. Vincent (Petaluma,CA)HSHSCANoP6-1165LL1978-08-14Petaluma,CA
    1996- 59-1586-HOU
    ---
    601595Steven KnottsofHigh SchoolParkway (Bossier City,LA)HSHSLANoOF6-2180RR1978-12-03Bossier City,LA
    1996- 60-1595-HOU
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    611604Steve Neal1BHigh SchoolPine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)HSHSARNo1B-OF6-2250LL1977-02-14Pine Bluff,AR
    1998- 25- 763-ARI
    AAA1998-2004
    621611Todd UzzellpHigh SchoolCoronado (El Paso,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-3205RR1978-06-22El Paso,TX
    2000- 32- 961-SFN
    AA2000-2002
    631618Troy NorrellCCollegeNavarro CollegeNJCAAFrTXNoC-OF6-0190RR1976-10-25Houston,TX
    1997- 15- 446-PHI
    A1997-2002
    641623Alex StencelofCollegeMount San Antonio CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF6-4205RR1977-10-07Bayonne,NJ
    1996- 64-1623-HOU
    ---
    651628Greg PetersonofCollegeCounty College of MorrisNJCAA---NJNoOF-P6-2220RR1977-06-12---
    1998-  5- 147-DET
    ---
    661633George Johnson1B-ofCollegeConnors State CollegeNJCAA---OKNo1B-OF6-3200RR1976-07-31---
    1996- 66-1633-HOU
    ---
    671638Ben KeatsCCollegeCoastal AlaNJCAA---ALNoC6-1205RR1977-01-06---
    1996- 67-1638-HOU
    NCAA1998-1999
    681643Tyler DunlapSSHigh SchoolPleasant Grove (Texarkana,TX)HSHSTXNoSS5-10165RR1978-08-08Texarkana,TX
    1996- 68-1643-HOU
    NCAA2000-2000
    691648Chris Hargett1BCollegeRend Lake CollegeNJCAA---ILNo1B6-2185LL1976-10-13Jeffersonville,IN
    1996- 69-1648-HOU
    ---
    701653Johnnie WheelerpHigh SchoolSkiatook (Skiatook,OK)HSHSOKNoP6-3175LL1977-12-24Bristow,OK
    1997-  8- 261-CLE
    Rk1997-1997
    711658Mike RosamondSSHigh SchoolMadison Central (Madison,MS)HSHSMSNoOF-1B6-5218RR1978-04-18Greenwood,MS
    1999-  1-  42-HOU
    AAA1999-2006
    721663Robbie WhitepHigh SchoolTrinidad (Trinidad,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-3190LL1978-02-27Trinidad,TX
    1996- 72-1663-HOU
    NCAA2000-2000
    731668Daniel DukeofHigh SchoolLeland (San Jose,CA)HSHSCANoOF5-11180RR1978-10-02San Jose,CA
    1996- 73-1668-HOU
    ---
    741673Marcos RiosCHigh SchoolMoreau Catholic (Hayward,CA)HSHSCANoC5-10185RR1978-05-01Hayward,CA
    1997- 39-1180-HOU
    NCAA2000-2000
    751678Jason CoxofCollegeNortheast Texas CCNJCAA---TXNoP-1B6-6215RR1983-04-07Albuquerque,NM
    1996- 75-1678-HOU
    AAA2003-2005
    761682Rick Roberts2BCollegeTexarkana CollegeNJCAA---TXNoP6-1180LL1979-05-20Windber,PA
    1997- 10- 295-DET
    AAA1997-2003
    771686Michael JanssenpCollegePhoenix CollegeNJCAA---AZYesP6-2200RR1977-01-09Sioux City,IA
    1996- 77-1686-HOU
    Rk1997-1997
    781690Noah SweeterspHigh SchoolLos Gatos (Los Gatos,CA)HSHSCANoP6-4190RR1978-11-26Los Gatos,CA
    1996- 78-1690-HOU
    ---
    791694Bobby PorterpCollegeTexarkana CollegeNJCAA---TXNoP6-4185BL1977-02-22McComb,MS
    1997- 25- 772-ATL
    Rk1997-1997
    801698Jeremy CunninghampHigh SchoolMonte Vista (Danville,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5190RR1978-08-04Santa Clara,CA
    1999-  4- 138-SFN
    A+1999-2001
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    811701Tim NeumarkofCollegeAllegany College of MarylandNJCAA---MDNoOF6-2180RR1977-07-26Frostburg,MD
    1996- 81-1701-HOU
    NCAA1999-2000
    821704Shawn HancockpHigh SchoolMonte Vista (Danville,CA)HSHSCANoP5-10185RR1978-04-06Cupertino,CA
    1996- 82-1704-HOU
    NCAA2001-2001
    831707Luis PerezPCollegeSantiago Canyon CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3195RR1975-02-01---
    1996- 83-1707-HOU
    ---
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