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1998 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    115Clint Johnston1BCollegeVanderbiltNCAA 1JrTNYes1B-P6-2210LL1977-07-02Vero Beach,FL
    1998-  1-  15-PIT
    AA1996-2008
    258Jeremy Cotten3BHigh SchoolFuquay Varina (Fuquay Varina,NC)HSHSNCYes1B-3B6-3253RR1980-09-24Raleigh,NC
    1998-  2-  58-PIT
    A+1998-2002
    388Jeremy HartsOFHigh SchoolColumbia (Decatur,GA)HSHSGAYesOF-P6-1192BL1980-06-06Atlanta,GA
    1998-  3-  88-PIT
    AA1998-2005
    4118Eddy Furniss1BCollegeLSUNCAA 1---LAYes1B6-2220LL1975-09-18Nacogdoches,TX
    1998-  4- 118-PIT
    AA1998-2002
    5148Raynier CardonaCHigh SchoolPatria La Torres Ramirez (San Sebastian,PR)HSHSPRYesC-1B5-11180BR1980-08-26San Sebastien,PR
    1998-  5- 148-PIT
    Rk1998-2000
    6178Brice PelfreySSHigh SchoolTate (Cantonment,FL)HSHSFLYes2B-SS6-2160RR1980-05-16Cantonment,FL
    1998-  6- 178-PIT
    A-1998-2000
    7208James WhitePHigh SchoolChico (Chico,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-2185RR1979-11-06Chico,CA
    1998-  7- 208-PIT
    Rk1998-1999
    8238Chuck CrowderPCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1JrGANoP6-1190LL1976-09-30Manuta,OH
    1999-  4- 130-COL
    AA1999-2002
    9268Giovanni GonzalezPHigh SchoolNorthwest Christian Academy (Miami,FL)HSHSFLYesP6-5235RR1980-06-18Ponce,PR
    1998-  9- 268-PIT
    A-1998-2001
    10298David DiazCHigh SchoolHialeah (Hialeah,FL)HSHSFLYesC6-3200RR1980-07-03Miami,FL
    1998- 10- 298-PIT
    Rk1998-1999
    11328Chris SmithPHigh SchoolWantagh (Wantagh,NY)HSHSNYNoP5-11210LL1979-12-10Wantagh,NY
    2001-  1-   7-BAL
    A1999-2005
    12358Willie BurtonOFHigh SchoolLake Wales (Lake Wales,FL)HSHSFLYesOF5-10180RR1978-11-13Lake Wales,FL
    1998- 12- 358-PIT
    Rk1998-1998
    13388Benjamin LevesquePHigh SchoolCary (Cary,NC)HSHSNCYesP6-3187RR1979-10-09Orlando,FL
    1998- 13- 388-PIT
    A1998-2001
    14418John BreckPHigh SchoolBridgewater Raritan (Bridgewater,NJ)HSHSNJNoP------------------
    1998- 14- 418-PIT
    ---
    15448Craig HousePCollegeMemphisNCAA 1---TNNoP6-2210RR1977-07-08Okinawa,JP
    1999- 12- 370-COL
    MLB2000-20001996-2005
    16478Russ RohlicekPHigh SchoolCollege Park (Pleasant Hill,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5220RL1979-12-26Walnut Creek,CA
    2001-  6- 176-HOU
    AAA2001-2006
    17508Dave WilliamsPCollegeDelaware Technical & CCNJCAA---DEYesP6-2205LL1979-03-12Anchorage,AK
    1998- 17- 508-PIT
    MLB2001-20071998-2011
    18538Joe BeimelPCollegeDuquesneNCAA 1---PAYesP6-2201LL1977-04-19St. Mary's,PA
    1998- 18- 538-PIT
    MLB2001-20151998-2017
    19568Jeff BennettPHigh SchoolGordonsville (Gordonsville,TN)HSHSTNYesP6-3194RR1980-06-10Donelson,TN
    1998- 19- 568-PIT
    MLB2004-20091998-2014
    20598Mike JohnstonPCollegeGarrett CollegeNJCAA---MDYesP6-3196LL1979-03-30Philadelphia,PA
    1998- 20- 598-PIT
    MLB2004-20051998-2012
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21628Mike BumatayPHigh SchoolClovis (Clovis,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-0177LL1979-10-09Fresno,CA
    1998- 21- 628-PIT
    AAA1998-2007
    22658Josh MillerCHigh SchoolSilver Bluff (Aiken,SC)HSHSSCYesOF6-1215LR1978-12-01Aiken,SC
    1998- 22- 658-PIT
    Rk1998-1999
    23688Tyson Thompson---High SchoolInglemoor (Kenmore,WA)HSHSWANoP6-3210RR1980-03-19Edmonds,WA
    2001- 33- 979-TBA
    A-1999-2001
    24718David HawkPHigh SchoolVista West (Bakersfield,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-6213LL1979-06-20Bakersfield,CA
    1998- 24- 718-PIT
    A2000-2002
    25748Thom OttPHigh SchoolGreenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)HSHSVANoP6-3195RR1980-03-28Milton,FL
    2001- 10- 310-LAN
    A1999-2003
    26778Jon SwitzerPHigh SchoolClear Lake (Houston,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-3190LL1979-08-13Bowling Green,KY
    2001-  2-  47-TBA
    MLB2003-20092000-2009
    27808Casey CloudCCollegeUCLANCAA 1---CAYesC6-0200LR1975-05-01Santa Barbara,CA
    1998- 27- 808-PIT
    A1998-2000
    28838Steve SparksPCollegeSouth AlabamaNCAA 1---ALYesP6-4210RR1975-03-28Mobile,AL
    1998- 28- 838-PIT
    MLB2000-20001997-2005
    29868Scott GardnerPHigh SchoolCardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3180LL1979-08-12Fort Lauderdale,FL
    1998- 29- 868-PIT
    ---
    30898Matt VorwaldPHigh SchoolFreeport (Freeport,IL)HSHSILNoP6-2186BR1979-11-29Rockford,IL
    2001-  7- 197-MIN
    A+1999-2003
    31928Eric TatumPHigh SchoolForest Hill (West Palm Beach,FL)HSHSFLNoP------------------
    1998- 31- 928-PIT
    ---
    32958Wyatt AllenPHigh SchoolBrentwood (Franklin,TN)HSHSTNNoP6-4205RR1980-04-12Nashville,TN
    2001-  1-  39-CHA
    AAA2000-2006
    33988Marcus NettlesOFHigh SchoolWhitney Young (Chicago,IL)HSHSILNoOF6-0185LL1980-05-15Chicago,IL
    2001- 11- 330-SDN
    AAA1999-2009
    341018Traviss Hodge1BHigh SchoolHighland (Palmdale,CA)HSHSCANo1B6-2215LR1980-11-03Palmdale,CA
    1999- 26- 794-LAN
    ---
    351048Trevor Hutchinson---High SchoolTorrey Pines (San Diego,CA)HSHSCANoP6-5220RR1979-10-08Boulder,CO
    2002-  3-  83-MIA
    AA1999-2007
    361078Mike Wombacher1BCollegeYavapai CollegeNJCAA---AZNoP6-5235LL1977-10-13Cottonwood,AZ
    2000- 13- 398-NYA
    A2000-2001
    371108Justin FryPCollegeOhio StateNCAA 1JrOHNoP6-3195RR1976-08-20Munhall,PA
    1999- 26- 786-PHI
    A+1999-2001
    381138Shaun SkrehotSSCollegeHoustonNCAA 1---TXYesSS-2B5-10180RR1975-12-05Houston,TX
    1998- 38-1138-PIT
    AAA1997-2006
    391168Veon HarrisPCollegeEast Mississippi CCNJCAA---MSYesP6-0175RR1977-03-19Columbus,MS
    1998- 39-1168-PIT
    Rk1998-1998
    401198Jeff EllenaIFHigh SchoolWalnut (Walnut,CA)HSHSCANo2B6-0175RR1979-11-03Whittier,CA
    2001-  8- 249-SEA
    A2002-2002
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411228Christian OrtizOFHigh SchoolArcadia (Arcadia,CA)HSHSCANoOF6-1190RR1979-08-11Arcadia,CA
    1998- 41-1228-PIT
    ---
    421258Scott GlaserPCollegeSouth FloridaNCAA 1---FLYesP5-10160RL1976-05-13Blue Island,IL
    1998- 42-1258-PIT
    A1999-1999
    431286Eric Stanton3BCollegeSouth CarolinaNCAA 1---SCYes1B6-3215RR1977-08-30Newberry,SC
    1998- 43-1286-PIT
    Rk1998-1998
    441312Brian Walker---CollegeWestminster CollegeNCAA 3---PANoP6-3210LL1980-02-20Miami,FL
    2001-  4- 132-NYN
    A+1999-2005
    451337Brian Cronk3B-OFHigh SchoolMingus (Cottonwood,AZ)HSHSAZYes1B-3B6-1195BR1977-06-15Grand Junction,CO
    1998- 45-1337-PIT
    A-1998-1998
    461360Jamey ShearinCHigh SchoolEast Wake (Raleigh,NC)HSHSNCNoOF6-5210RR1976-08-10Knightdale,NC
    1999- 14- 421-KCA
    NCAA1999-2001
    471382Josh Renick2BCollegeManatee-SarasotaNJCAA---FLNo2B-3B5-9180RR1978-12-28London,OH
    2001- 11- 317-MIN
    AA2000-2007
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