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1997 Atlanta Braves Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    129Troy CameronSSHigh SchoolSt. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale,FL)HSHSFLYes3B-2B5-11180BR1978-08-31Hollywood,FL
    1997-  1-  29-ATL
    AAA1997-2005
    280Joey NationPHigh SchoolPutnam City (Oklahoma City,OK)HSHSOKYesP6-2205LL1978-09-28Oklahoma City,OK
    1997-  2-  80-ATL
    MLB2000-20001997-2001
    3112Juan VelazquezSSHigh SchoolJose Campeche (San Lorenzo,PR)HSHSPRYesSS-2B5-11150BR1978-08-22San Lorenzo,PR
    1997-  3- 112-ATL
    AAA1997-2005
    4142Cory AldridgeOFHigh SchoolCooper (Abilene,TX)HSHSTXYesOF-RF6-0210LR1979-06-13San Angelo,TX
    1997-  4- 142-ATL
    MLB2001-20101997-2015
    5172Horacio RamirezPHigh SchoolInglewood (Inglewood,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-1170LL1979-11-24Carson,CA
    1997-  5- 172-ATL
    MLB2003-20111997-2019
    6202Brett GrovesSSHigh SchoolTampa Bay Technical (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLNoSS-3B6-0185BR1978-10-01Tampa,FL
    2000- 22- 642-MIN
    AA1998-2006
    7232Bry EwanCHigh SchoolBelton (Belton,TX)HSHSTXYesC-1B6-2205RR1978-08-02Oklahoma City,OK
    1997-  7- 232-ATL
    A1997-2000
    8262Ryan LehrC-3BHigh SchoolGrossmont (El Cajon,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-1B5-11200RR1979-02-15San Diego,CA
    1997-  8- 262-ATL
    A+1997-2008
    9292Ryan SnarePHigh SchoolEast Lake (Tarpon Springs,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-0190LL1979-02-08Clearwater,FL
    2000-  2-  63-CIN
    MLB2004-20042000-2006
    10322Gary LoudonPCollegeShippensburg PennsylvaniaNCAA 2---PANoP6-5205RR1976-05-19Sidney,NY
    1998- 18- 530-CIN
    A1999-2003
    11352Greg StricklandOFCollegeCumberlandNAIA---TNYesOF5-10170LL1975-11-08Paris,TN
    1997- 11- 352-ATL
    A1997-2004
    12382Manny CrespoOFHigh SchoolWestminster Christian (Miami,FL)HSHSFLNo2B-OF5-10185RR1979-01-04Miami Beach,FL
    2000- 14- 416-SEA
    A+1998-2003
    13412Doug Dentp---HSNS---YesP6-8210RR1977-03-23Bellevue,WA
    1997- 13- 412-ATL
    AA1998-2002
    14442Chris FrazierpHigh SchoolSalado (Salado,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-2205RR1979-01-24Salado,TX
    1997- 14- 442-ATL
    NCAA1998-2001
    15472Jon CiravolopCollegeKeanNCAA 3---NJYesP6-1190BR1975-09-26Kenilworth,NJ
    1997- 15- 472-ATL
    A1997-1998
    16502Jason HairstonCCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1---WAYesOF-C6-2212RR1976-05-03Portland,OR
    1997- 16- 502-ATL
    A1996-1998
    17532Richard ThiemepCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1---GAYesP6-1216LL1975-10-10Lakemont,CA
    1997- 17- 532-ATL
    A1997-1998
    18562Brad DrewpHigh SchoolWaterloo Collegiate Institute (Waterloo,ON)------ONNoP6-2200LL1979-12-14Waterloo,ON
    1997- 18- 562-ATL
    NCAA1998-2000
    19592Stewart SmothersOFCollegeSan Diego StateNCAA 1---CAYesOF5-10180RR1976-04-29San Diego,CA
    1997- 19- 592-ATL
    AAA1996-2002
    20622Derrick LewispCollegeFlorida A&MNCAA 1---FLYesP6-5215RR1976-05-07Montgomery,AL
    1997- 20- 622-ATL
    AAA1997-2003
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21652Mike RobertspCollegeSiena CollegeNCAA 1---NYYesP-OF6-4220RR1975-08-28Toledo,OH
    1997- 21- 652-ATL
    A+1997-2001
    22682Pat SchmidtpHigh SchoolBellefontaine (Bellefontaine,OH)HSHSOHYesP6-3185LL1979-04-03Bellefontaine,OH
    1997- 22- 682-ATL
    Rk1997-1999
    23712Richard DishmanpCollegeDukeNCAA 1---NCYesP6-5220RR1975-04-26Roosevelt Island,NY
    1997- 23- 712-ATL
    AAA1997-2002
    24742Bill ScottOFHigh SchoolBishop Alemany (Mission Hills,CA)HSHSCANo1B-OF6-1210RR1979-04-08Granada Hills,CA
    2000-  8- 231-MIL
    AA1999-2002
    25772Bobby PorterpCollegeSouthwest Mississippi CCNJCAA---MSYesP6-4185BL1977-02-22McComb,MS
    1997- 25- 772-ATL
    Rk1997-1997
    26802Mark Burke1BCollegePortland StateNCAA 1---ORYes1B-OF6-0195LL1975-06-07Seattle,WA
    1997- 26- 802-ATL
    A+1997-2007
    27832Jason BowerspHigh SchoolCentral Cabarrus (Concord,NC)HSHSNCYesP6-1175LL1978-01-12Concord,NC
    1997- 27- 832-ATL
    ---
    28862Troy AllenOFCollegeGeorge WashingtonNCAA 1---DCYes1B-OF6-5225LR1975-10-08Reston,VA
    1997- 28- 862-ATL
    Rk1997-1998
    29892John WrightpHigh SchoolWalton (Defuniak Springs,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-5240RR1977-12-14DeFuniak Springs,FL
    1997- 29- 892-ATL
    ---
    30922Tyler Kemhus3BHigh SchoolOregon City (Oregon City,OR)HSHSORNo3B------------------
    1997- 30- 922-ATL
    ---
    31952David LebejkopCollegeCentral Ct StateNCAA 1SrCTYesP6-2200RR1974-09-02Uncasville,CT
    1997- 31- 952-ATL
    A-1997-1998
    32982Collin WissenOFCollegeTexas StateNCAA 1---TXYesOF5-11175LL1975-10-12Austin,TX
    1997- 32- 982-ATL
    A-1996-1997
    341042Patrick HannawaypHigh SchoolMonsignor Farrell (Staten Island,NY)HSHSNYNoP6-4200RR1979-03-14Brooklyn,NY
    1997- 34-1042-ATL
    Rk2001-2001
    351072Jeremy HalepHigh SchoolLafayette (St. Joseph,MO)HSHSMONoP6-4225RR1979-08-29Kansas City,MO
    1997- 35-1072-ATL
    ---
    361102Tim LyonspCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSYesP6-1170RR1974-09-14Mission Viejo,CA
    1997- 36-1102-ATL
    Rk1994-1997
    371132Mike DolanpHigh SchoolChattahoochee (Chattahoochee,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-5185RR1978-12-24Chattahoochee,FL
    1997- 37-1132-ATL
    ---
    381162Robert MedeirosOfCollegeHawaiiNCAA 1---HINoOF6-0200RR1974-03-21---
    1997- 38-1162-ATL
    NCAA1995-1997
    391192Sean VannOfHigh SchoolChaparral (Las Vegas,NV)HSHSNVNoOF6-4200RR1979-03-17Las Vegas,NV
    1997- 39-1192-ATL
    ---
    401222Charlie ThamespHigh SchoolHumble (Humble,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-1190RR1979-05-23Humble,TX
    2000-  4- 110-ANA
    AA2000-2002
    411249William FleckpCollegeLa SalleNCAA 1---PAYesP6-0175RR1976-08-29Milford,NJ
    1997- 41-1249-ATL
    AA1997-2001
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    421274Paul ShanklinpCollegeWVSTUNCAA 2---WVYesP6-3200RR1976-02-20Stallings,WV
    1997- 42-1274-ATL
    Rk1997-1998
    431297Anthony LimbrickofHigh SchoolSkyline (Oakland,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-1185BR1979-01-14Oakland,CA
    1997- 43-1297-ATL
    ---
    441319Matthew PricepHigh SchoolGreater Atlanta Christian (Norcross,GA)HSHSGANoP6-4230RR1979-04-14Charlotte,NC
    1997- 44-1319-ATL
    Rk2001-2002
    451340Justin DansbypCollegeEastern Oklahoma State CollegeNJCAA---OKYesP6-1190RR1978-02-28Ada,OK
    1997- 45-1340-ATL
    A1998-1999
    461359Danny WrightofHigh SchoolDixie (St. George,UT)HSHSUTNoP6-5228RR1977-12-14Longview,TX
    1999-  2-  64-CHA
    MLB2001-20041999-2006
    471377Cameron HardypCollegeLake City CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-2180RR1978-04-05---
    1997- 47-1377-ATL
    Indy2002-2002
    481394Prinz MiltonofHigh SchoolWest Torrance (Torrance,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-3225RR1979-03-02San Diego,CA
    1997- 48-1394-ATL
    Rk1997-1999
    491411Mike GraypCollegeCuesta CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-1170LL1976-12-06Paso Robles,CA
    1997- 49-1411-ATL
    AAA1998-2003
    501426Mike RobinsonpHigh SchoolCanby (Canby,OR)HSHSORNoP6-4215RR1978-12-05Kansas City,MO
    1997- 50-1426-ATL
    NCAA2001-2001
    511440Jason Westemeir3B-pHigh SchoolBishop Alemany (Mission Hills,CA)HSHSCANoP6-3180RR1978-11-09Tulsa,OK
    1997- 51-1440-ATL
    NCAA2000-2002
    521454Tyler SheltonSSHigh SchoolHillsboro (Donnelison,IL)HSHSILNo3B6-2190RR1978-08-16Donnellson,IL
    1997- 52-1454-ATL
    NCAA2000-2001
    531467Robert ColeyCHigh SchoolIrwin County (Ocilla,GA)HSHSGANoC6-1180RR1978-08-21Ocilla,GA
    1997- 53-1467-ATL
    ---
    541478Travis WesselpCollegeMorningside CollegeNCAA 2---IANoP6-2205LL1976-05-21Denison,IA
    1997- 54-1478-ATL
    Rk1999-1999
    551489Shannon RoyalpHigh SchoolMariner (Cape Coral,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-2205LL1978-04-06Cape Coral,FL
    1997- 55-1489-ATL
    Rk2001-2003
    561500Greg DukemanpCollegeLong Beach City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-8238RR1978-12-06Long Beach,CA
    1997- 56-1500-ATL
    A+1998-2003
    571511Anthony PurkissSSHigh SchoolGolden West (Visalia,CA)HSHSCANoSS5-10185BR1979-03-22Visalia,CA
    1997- 57-1511-ATL
    NCAA2000-2001
    581522Jorge GuerreroSSHigh SchoolA.B. Miller (Fontana,CA)HSHSCANo2B-3B6-0150RR1980-08-13Sabana Grande de Palenque,DR
    1997- 58-1522-ATL
    A-2000-2002
    591531Tony Piccotti1BHigh SchoolCapital (Boise,ID)HSHSIDNo1B6-4210LL1979-02-07Boise,ID
    1997- 59-1531-ATL
    NCAA2000-2001
    601539Tyler Van Patten1BCollegePolk StateNJCAAFrFLNoOF6-3215BR1978-06-17New Smyrna Beach,FL
    1997- 60-1539-ATL
    ---
    611545Travis HarringtonSSHigh SchoolColumbia (Lake City,FL)HSHSFLNoSS5-9170RR1979-06-07Lake City,FL
    1997- 61-1545-ATL
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    621550Jerel Johnson3BHigh SchoolRonald E. McNair (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANo3B6-0185RR1979-08-22Atlanta,GA
    1997- 62-1550-ATL
    NCAA1998-2001
    631555Joey AlvarezCHigh SchoolTemple (Temple,TX)HSHSTXNoC5-10185RR1978-11-06Temple,TX
    1997- 63-1555-ATL
    NCAA2001-2001
    641560Lonnie JaguezCHigh SchoolCarlsbad (Carlsbad,NM)HSHSNMNoC6-1180LR1978-08-10Carlsbad,NM
    1997- 64-1560-ATL
    ---
    651565Daniel BellofCollegeLos Angeles CCCCCAAFrCANoOF6-0180RR1978-08-29Los Angeles,CA
    1997- 65-1565-ATL
    Indy1996-1996
    661570Darryl StephensofHigh SchoolSt. Pius X (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANoOF6-1185LL1979-09-05Atlanta,GA
    1997- 66-1570-ATL
    NCAA2001-2001
    671575Chris CarmichaelofHigh SchoolRonald E. McNair (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANoOF5-9182LL1979-08-18Decatur,GA
    1997- 67-1575-ATL
    NCAA2000-2002
    681579Adam KeplerofHigh SchoolRiverwood (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANoOF6-0191RR1979-02-23Atlanta,GA
    1997- 68-1579-ATL
    ---
    691582Justin EcholsofHigh SchoolThatcher (Thatcher,AZ)HSHSAZNoP-OF6-3185RR1980-10-06Phoenix,AZ
    1999- 11- 345-TEX
    AAA1999-2006
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