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1997 Toronto Blue Jays Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    15Vernon WellsOFHigh SchoolBowie (Arlington,TX)HSHSTXYesCF-OF6-1210RR1978-12-08Shreveport,LA
    1997-  1-   5-TOR
    MLB1999-20131997-2013
    389Billy BrownOFCollegeFlorida AtlanticNCAA 1---FLYesOF6-0190RR1976-03-09Ridgewood,NJ
    1997-  3-  89-TOR
    A+1996-2005
    4119Woody HeathPCollegeGreen River CCNWAACC---WAYesP6-0170RR1976-08-19Oakland,CA
    1997-  4- 119-TOR
    A+1997-2000
    5149Michael YoungSSCollegeUC Santa BarbaraNCAA 1JrCAYesSS-2B6-1175RR1976-10-19Covina,CA
    1997-  5- 149-TOR
    MLB2000-20131997-2013
    6179Paul ChiaffredoCCollegeSanta ClaraNCAA 1---CAYesC-1B6-2206RR1976-05-30Atlanta,GA
    1997-  6- 179-TOR
    AAA1997-2006
    7209Matt McClellanPCollegeOaklandNCAA 2---MIYesP6-7220RR1976-08-13Toledo,OH
    1997-  7- 209-TOR
    AAA1997-2004
    8239Joe CaseyPHigh SchoolTwin Valley (Elverson,PA)HSHSPAYesP6-0185RR1979-01-25Media,PA
    1997-  8- 239-TOR
    AAA1997-2002
    9269Carlos OrtizCHigh SchoolLoara (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAYes1B-3B6-4225RR1979-08-07Orange,CA
    1997-  9- 269-TOR
    Rk1997-1997
    10299Matt Bowser1BHigh SchoolTarpon Springs (Tarpon Springs,FL)HSHSFLNoOF-1B6-3205LL1979-03-08Cleveland,OH
    2000- 11- 330-OAK
    AA2000-2004
    11329Ron BostPHigh SchoolCentral Cabarrus (Concord,NC)HSHSNCYesP6-2175LL1979-07-24Charlotte,NC
    1997- 11- 329-TOR
    A-1997-1999
    12359Randy EversgerdpCollegeEastern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILYesP6-0180RR1976-08-28Centralia,IL
    1997- 12- 359-TOR
    A+1997-2000
    13389Travis HubbelpHigh SchoolEastglen Composite (Edmonton,AB)HSHSABYes3B-P6-0190RR1979-06-27Edmonton,AB
    1997- 13- 389-TOR
    AA1997-2003
    14419Cameron ReimerspHigh SchoolSentinel (Missoula,MT)HSHSMTNoP6-5200RR1978-09-15Missoula,MT
    1998- 35-1041-TOR
    AAA1999-2005
    15449Colin BrackeenpCollegeSt. Olaf CollegeNCAA 3---MNYesP6-0200LL1975-03-08West Palm Beach,FL
    1997- 15- 449-TOR
    A+1997-2002
    16479Dustin SealepHigh SchoolSafford (Safford,AZ)HSHSAZYesP6-1195LL1977-12-02Safford,AZ
    1997- 16- 479-TOR
    AAA1997-2003
    17509Dan BarnettSSCollegeLinfield CollegeNAIA---ORYesC-P5-10180RR1980-03-31Avon Park,FL
    1997- 17- 509-TOR
    A+2002-2005
    18539Matt WeimerpCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PAYesP6-2190RR1974-11-21Charlottesville,VA
    1997- 18- 539-TOR
    AA1994-2002
    20599Mark Hendricksonp------------YesP6-9230LL1974-06-23Mount Vernon,WA
    1997- 20- 599-TOR
    MLB2002-20111998-2014
    21629David HugginspCollegeMcNeese StateNCAA 1---LAYesP6-5190RR1975-12-19Sealy,TX
    1997- 21- 629-TOR
    AA1997-2001
    22659John SneedpCollegeTexas A&MNCAA 1---TXYesP6-7250LR1976-06-30Houston,TX
    1997- 22- 659-TOR
    AAA1995-2003
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    23689Derek DeVaughanpCollegeSeminole FloridaNJCAA---FLNoP6-5215RR1977-08-30Binger,OK
    1997- 23- 689-TOR
    NCAA1999-1999
    24719Anthony SalleypCollegeWoffordNCAA 1---SCYesP6-0185LL1975-09-23West Columbia,SC
    1997- 24- 719-TOR
    A1997-1998
    25749Perfecto GaudpHigh SchoolLuis Munoz Marin (Anasco,PR)HSHSPRYesP6-4210LL1978-12-04Yauco,PR
    1997- 25- 749-TOR
    Rk1998-1999
    26779Floyd MackOFHigh SchoolMays (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANoOF6-3200RR1978-11-29Atlanta,GA
    1997- 26- 779-TOR
    ---
    27809Fred SmithOFCollegeVolunteer State CCNJCAA---TNYesOF6-2172RR1978-05-27Lexington,KY
    1997- 27- 809-TOR
    A-1998-1999
    28839Andrew BarrettSSHigh SchoolStadium (Tacoma,WA)HSHSWAYesOF-P6-0175LR1979-07-12Fairbanks,AK
    1997- 28- 839-TOR
    Rk1997-1998
    29869Juan SantosC-1BCollegeFSC at jacksonvilleNJCAA---FLYesC-1B6-3186BR1978-03-14Bayamon,PR
    1997- 29- 869-TOR
    A+1998-2002
    30899Tim LacefieldpCollegeHardingNAIA---ARYesP6-3175RR1975-09-08Searcy,AR
    1997- 30- 899-TOR
    A-1997-1997
    31929Jermaine DavisOFHigh SchoolChesnee (Chesnee,SC)HSHSSCYesOF-1B6-4230RR1978-09-09Columbus,NC
    1997- 31- 929-TOR
    A-1998-1999
    32959Sean GreenpHigh SchoolMale (Louisville,KY)HSHSKYNoP6-6230RR1979-04-20Louisville,KY
    2000- 12- 347-COL
    MLB2006-20111998-2012
    33989Taylor SmithpHigh SchoolGreen Valley (Henderson,NV)HSHSNVYesP6-3195RR1978-12-15Salt Lake City,UT
    1997- 33- 989-TOR
    A+1998-2000
    341019Jamie JenkinspHigh SchoolJames M. Hill (Miramichi,NB)HSHSNBNoP6-6215RR1979-01-05Miramichi,NB
    1997- 34-1019-TOR
    ---
    351049Josh StevenspHigh SchoolJurupa Valley (Mira Loma,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-4200RR1979-06-06Upland,CA
    1997- 35-1049-TOR
    AAA1998-2007
    361079Simon StonerpHigh SchoolDuchess Park (Prince George,BC)HSHSBCNoP6-5225RR1979-06-15Prince George,BC
    1998- 27- 811-ANA
    Indy2001-2002
    371109Jason BurkleyC-3BHigh SchoolLexington Catholic (Lexington,KY)HSHSKYNoC-3B6-2225RR1978-12-04Lexington,KY
    1997- 37-1109-TOR
    NCAA1999-2002
    381139Chivas ClarkOfHigh SchoolNortheast (Macon,GA)HSHSGAYesOF6-2185LL1978-11-25Macon,GA
    1997- 38-1139-TOR
    A1999-2000
    391169Matt Easterday2BHigh SchoolNewton (Covington,GA)HSHSGANo2B-OF6-1188RR1979-05-03Conyers,GA
    2000- 21- 611-MIA
    AAA1998-2003
    401199Michael RamseyofHigh SchoolColumbus (Columbus,GA)HSHSGANoOF6-1196RR1979-08-18Columbus,GA
    1997- 40-1199-TOR
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    411229Patrick VersluispCollegeSaddleback CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-0225RR1977-12-02Mission Viejo,CA
    1997- 41-1229-TOR
    NCAA1999-1999
    421256Andrew BeattieSSCollegePasco-Hernando CCNJCAA---FLNo2B-OF5-10170BR1978-02-28Philadelphia,PA
    1998- 35-1040-CIN
    AAA1998-2008
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    431280Orlando HudsonSSCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAA---SCYes2B-3B6-0185BR1977-12-12Darlington,SC
    1997- 43-1280-TOR
    MLB2002-20121998-2012
    441303Todd ThompsonpCollegeIndian Hills CC-CentervilleNJCAA---IANoP6-0200RR1977-09-01Trail,BC
    1997- 44-1303-TOR
    Indy2001-2001
    451324Brandon LongpCollegeCentral Alabama CCNJCAA---ALNoP6-2205LL1978-06-18---
    1997- 45-1324-TOR
    ---
    461344Brad HawpepHigh SchoolBoswell (Fort Worth,TX)HSHSTXNoRF-1B6-3210LL1979-06-22Fort Worth,TX
    2000- 11- 317-COL
    MLB2004-20131999-2013
    471363Jesus Lebronof------------YesOF5-11185RR1977-07-25Orlando,FL
    1997- 47-1363-TOR
    A-1998-2001
    481381David SibodapCollegeSE Missouri StateNCAA 1---MONoP6-0180RR1975-04-24St. Charles,MO
    1997- 48-1381-TOR
    ---
    491398Anthony NovellipCollegeWest Valley CollegeCCCAAFrCANoP6-4210RR1976-12-28San Jose,CA
    1997- 49-1398-TOR
    ---
    501415Michael AlbertSSCollegeGrossmont CollegeCCCAASoCANoSS5-10160RR1977-12-15---
    1997- 50-1415-TOR
    ---
    511430Chad SchmidtofCollegeBlinn CollegeNJCAA---TXNoOF6-1180LL1978-04-05Skidmore,TX
    1997- 51-1430-TOR
    ---
    521444Chad QuallspCollegeLos Angeles Harbor CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-5205RR1978-08-17Lomita,CA
    2000-  2-  67-HOU
    MLB2004-20172001-2017
    531458Jeff Nettles3BCollegePalomar CollegeCCCAAFrCANo3B-1B6-0200RR1978-08-20Englewood,NJ
    1998- 47-1389-NYA
    AAA1998-2012
    541471Craig Lariz1BCollegeIndian River CCNJCAA---FLNo1B6-6270RR1977-12-05Key West,FL
    1997- 54-1471-TOR
    NCAA1999-1999
    551482Rashard CaseyofCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PANoOF6-3195RR1978-04-16Hoboken,NJ
    1997- 55-1482-TOR
    ---
    561493Arlyn DozierofHigh SchoolVermillion Catholic (Abbeville,LA)HSHSLANoOF6-2195RR1978-05-09Abbeville,LA
    1997- 56-1493-TOR
    ---
    571504Travis ColepHigh SchoolLakeridge (Lake Oswego,OR)HSHSORNoP6-4200RR1979-06-14Lake Oswego,OR
    1997- 57-1504-TOR
    NCAA2001-2001
    581515Billy TraberpHigh SchoolEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5205LL1979-09-18Torrance,CA
    2000-  1-  16-NYN
    MLB2003-20092001-2010
    591526Michael WillettspCollegeAbraham Baldwin Agricultural CollegeNJCAA---GANoP6-2210RR1977-09-18---
    1997- 59-1526-TOR
    ---
    601535Brandon TellisofHigh SchoolCharleston (Charleston,MS)HSHSMSNoOF6-2190LL1978-09-20Charleston,MS
    1997- 60-1535-TOR
    NCAA1998-2001
    611542Gary PeeteofCollegeItawamba CCNJCAAFrMSNoOF6-2180RR1977-12-01Munford,TN
    1997- 61-1542-TOR
    ---
    621547Matt Dempsey1BCollegeCypress CollegeCCCAA---CANo1B6-4205RR1977-03-27---
    1997- 62-1547-TOR
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    631552Charles LawrenceofHigh SchoolLakeside (Atlanta,GA)HSHSGANoOF5-10160RR1978-11-27Atlanta,GA
    1997- 63-1552-TOR
    ---
    641557Jeremiah BarnespHigh SchoolDowney (Downey,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2195RR1979-04-30Downey,CA
    1997- 64-1557-TOR
    ---
    651562William WagnerofHigh SchoolElmore County (Eclectic,AL)HSHSALNoOF6-3210RR1979-03-04Eclectic,AL
    1997- 65-1562-TOR
    ---
    661567Cameron NewittpCollegeNorthwest Shoals CCNJCAA---ALNoP6-2200RR1977-09-15---
    1997- 66-1567-TOR
    NCAA1998-1999
    671572David StefflerpCollegeWinthropNCAA 1---SCNoP6-2175RR1976-03-17Peterborough,ON
    1997- 67-1572-TOR
    NCAA1998-1999
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