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1997 Kansas City Royals Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    17Dan ReichertPCollegePacificNCAA 1---CAYesP-OF6-3175RR1976-07-12Monterey,CA
    1997-  1-   7-KCA
    259Dane SardinhaCHigh SchoolKamehameha (Kahuku,HI)HSHSHINoC-1B5-11215RR1979-04-08Honolulu,HI
    2000-  2-  46-CIN
    391Jeremy AffeldtPHigh SchoolNorthwest Christian (Colbert,WA)HSHSWAYesP6-4185LL1979-06-05Phoenix,AZ
    1997-  3-  91-KCA
    4121Goef TomlinsonOFCollegeHoustonNCAA 1---TXYesOF6-1190LL1976-08-19St. Elizabeth,JM
    1997-  4- 121-KCA
    5151Jason Gooding---CollegeTexas TechNCAA 1---TXYesP5-11190RL1974-07-29Cambridge,ON
    1997-  5- 151-KCA
    6181Jason AndersonPHigh SchoolDanville (Danville,IL)HSHSILNoP6-0170RR1979-06-09Danville,IL
    2000- 10- 308-NYA
    7211Joe Dillon1BCollegeTexas TechNCAA 1---TXYes3B-1B6-2205RR1975-08-02Modesto,CA
    1997-  7- 211-KCA
    8241Eric YanzPCollegeKansas StateNCAA 1SrKSYesP6-3210RR1974-11-02Golden,CO
    1997-  8- 241-KCA
    9271Kris WilsonPCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1---GAYesP6-3225RR1976-08-06Washington,DC
    1997-  9- 271-KCA
    10301David Willis1BCollegeUC Santa BarbaraNCAA 1---CAYes1B-3B6-5240RR1974-07-18Arcadia,CA
    1997- 10- 301-KCA
    11331Joe Caruso2BCollegeAlabamaNCAA 1---ALYes2B-3B5-9190RR1974-12-30South Williamsport,PA
    1997- 11- 331-KCA
    12361Jason GilfillanpCollegeLimestoneNCAA 2---SCYesP6-5220RR1976-08-31Blacksburg,SC
    1997- 12- 361-KCA
    13391Ryan DouglasspHigh SchoolBishop Canevin Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)HSHSPAYesP6-3210RR1978-12-03Pittsburgh,PA
    1997- 13- 391-KCA
    14421Tony ManchapHigh SchoolLas Cruces (Las Cruces,NM)HSHSNMYesP6-2200BR1978-10-09Las Cruces,NM
    1997- 14- 421-KCA
    15451Justin PedersonpCollegeMinnesotaNCAA 1---MNYesP6-1190RR1974-09-05Eau Claire,WI
    1997- 15- 451-KCA
    16481Rolando GeigelpHigh SchoolGeorgina Vaquero (Canovanas,PR)HSHSPRNoP6-2190RR1979-09-18Rio Piedras,PR
    1997- 16- 481-KCA
    17511Justin LamberpCollegeRichmondNCAA 1---VAYesP6-0210LL1976-05-22Ridgewood,NJ
    1997- 17- 511-KCA
    18541Bruce StanleypCollegeBall StateNCAA 1---INNoP6-2210RR1975-03-07Middletown,IN
    1997- 18- 541-KCA
    19571Tarik GrahamOFHigh SchoolEdgewater (Orlando,FL)HSHSFLYesOF5-11185RL1979-08-11Orlando,FL
    1997- 19- 571-KCA
    20601Carlos PaganCCollegeMobile (Ala.)NAIA---ALYesC-3B5-9190RR1975-11-02Chicago,IL
    1997- 20- 601-KCA
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21631Rod Metzler2BCollegePurdueNCAA 1---INYes2B-OF5-11185BR1974-11-19Austin,TX
    1997- 21- 631-KCA
    22661James WoodsCHigh SchoolMuskegon (Muskegon,MI)HSHSMIYesC6-1185BR1978-05-10St. Louis,MO
    1997- 22- 661-KCA
    23691Rickey CrutchleypHigh SchoolEtowah (Woodstock,GA)HSHSGAYesP6-0160RL1978-11-07Acworth,GA
    1997- 23- 691-KCA
    24721Rashad TillisOFCollegeLurleen B. WallaceNJCAA---ALYesOF6-2200BR1977-02-25Opp,AL
    1997- 24- 721-KCA
    25751Ryan HutchisonpHigh SchoolLincoln (Vincennes,IN)HSHSINNoP6-0205RR1978-08-09Vincennes,IN
    2001- 17- 500-PHI
    26781Michael PerkinspHigh SchoolCharlotte (Punta Gorda,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-1195RR1979-05-29Punta Gorda,FL
    1997- 26- 781-KCA
    27811Fontella JonespCollegeMiss Gulf CoastNJCAA---MSNoP-OF6-2210RR1975-05-25Biloxi,MS
    1998- 24- 716-MIL
    28841Aaron CarterpCollegeSt. Mary'sNAIA---TXYesP6-2190RR1974-12-19Adkins,TX
    1997- 28- 841-KCA
    29871Dave UlleryCCollegeIndiana StateNCAA 1---INYesC-1B6-3220LR1974-12-16Brazil,IN
    1997- 29- 871-KCA
    30901Bob BalezentispCollegeMercyhurstNCAA 2---PANoP------RR------
    1997- 30- 901-KCA
    31931George PetticrewpHigh SchoolLakeside (Nine Mile,WA)HSHSWANoP6-3190RR1979-02-27Nine Mile,WA
    1997- 31- 931-KCA
    32961Kyle TurnerpHigh SchoolAntioch (Antioch,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-2215LL1978-10-14Antioch,CA
    1997- 32- 961-KCA
    33991Nelson Bellidop---New York------NYNoP6-3170RR1976-11-26Brooklyn,NY
    1997- 33- 991-KCA
    341021Freddie FincherCCollegeGalveston CollegeNJCAA---TXNoC6-1200RR1978-07-31---
    1997- 34-1021-KCA
    351051John HalepHigh SchoolRobert E. Lee (Midland,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-2175RR1978-12-13Midland,TX
    1997- 35-1051-KCA
    361081Donny DavispHigh SchoolEl Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2200RR1979-07-17El Cerrito,CA
    1997- 36-1081-KCA
    371111John MajorspHigh SchoolFlomaton (Flomaton,AL)HSHSALNoP6-2160RR1979-03-21Flomaton,AL
    1997- 37-1111-KCA
    381141John RaymerpHigh SchoolWest Orange-Stark (Orange,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-3205LR1979-05-27Orange,TX
    1997- 38-1141-KCA
    391171Aaron MelebeckSSCollegeGalveston CollegeNJCAA---TXNoSS5-11175RR1978-01-05Omaha,NE
    2000- 19- 554-KCA
    401201Ken ThomasCCollegeRowan-GloucesterNJCAA---NJNoC6-0185RR1977-08-30Pennsauken,NJ
    1997- 40-1201-KCA
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411231Chris SampsonSSCollegeLon Morris CollegeNJCAAFrTXNoP-SS6-0170RR1978-05-23Pasadena,TX
    1999-  8- 263-HOU
    421258Chris TallmanofCollegeSantiago Canyon CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF6-6235LR1977-12-13Mission Viejo,CA
    1997- 42-1258-KCA
    431282Quentin ElderpHigh SchoolCastlemont (Oakland,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2170RR1978-01-03Oakland,CA
    1997- 43-1282-KCA
    441305Daniel MartinezpHigh SchoolSweetwater Union (National City,CA)HSHSCANoP6-6209LL1978-12-31National City,CA
    1997- 44-1305-KCA
    451326Bret HalbertpCollegeCypress CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3190LL1977-10-14Buena Park,CA
    1997- 45-1326-KCA
    461346Gary SchulzpHigh SchoolMontgomery (Montgomery,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-0190LL1979-03-25Montgomery,TX
    1997- 46-1346-KCA
    471365Mark VillarrealCHigh SchoolDulles (Sugar Land,TX)HSHSTXNoC6-0195RR1978-10-01Sugar Land,TX
    1997- 47-1365-KCA
    481383Matt Williams3BHigh SchoolMillikan (Long Beach,CA)HSHSCANo3B-1B6-1210RR1979-03-24Bellflower,CA
    2001- 15- 464-SLN
    491400Carlos SpikesofHigh SchoolNorth Florida Christian (Tallahassee,FL)HSHSFLNoOF6-1190RR1979-03-13Tallahassee,FL
    1997- 49-1400-KCA
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record 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 Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team 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 Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance 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