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1997 Kansas City Royals

1997 Kansas City Royals

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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1997 1 7 June-Reg Dan Reichert Kansas City Royals Yes College Pacific 1.45 p 6-3 175 R R 1976-07-12 Monterey,CA MLB 1999-2003 1995-2012
1997 2 59 June-Reg Dane Sardinha   Kansas City Royals No HS Kamehameha (Kahuku,HI) 0.00 c 5-11 215 R R 1979-04-08 Honolulu,HI MLB 2003-2011 1998-2011
1997 3 91 June-Reg Jeremy Affeldt   Kansas City Royals Yes HS Northwest Christian (Colbert,WA) 0.00 p 6-4 185 L L 1979-06-05 Phoenix,AZ MLB 2002-2015 1997-2015
1997 4 121 June-Reg Goef Tomlinson Kansas City Royals Yes College Houston 0.00 of 6-1 190 L L 1976-08-19 St. Elizabeth,JM AAA -- 1995-2014
1997 5 151 June-Reg Jason Gooding Kansas City Royals Yes College Texas Tech 0.00 p 5-11 190 R L 1974-07-29 Cambridge,ON AAA -- 1997-2002
1997 6 181 June-Reg Jason Anderson Kansas City Royals No HS Danville (Danville,IL) 0.00 p 6-0 170 R R 1979-06-09 Danville,IL MLB 2003-2005 1998-2011
1997 7 211 June-Reg Joe Dillon Kansas City Royals Yes College Texas Tech 0.00 3b 6-2 205 R R 1975-08-02 Modesto,CA MLB 2005-2009 1996-2010
1997 8 241 June-Reg Eric Yanz Kansas City Royals Yes College Kansas State 0.00 p 6-3 210 R R 1974-11-02 Golden,CO A -- 1994-1998
1997 9 271 June-Reg Kris Wilson Kansas City Royals Yes College Georgia Tech 0.00 p 6-3 225 R R 1976-08-06 Washington,DC MLB 2000-2006 1995-2006
1997 10 301 June-Reg David Willis Kansas City Royals Yes College UC Santa Barbara 0.00 1b 6-5 240 R R 1974-07-18 Arcadia,CA AA -- 1994-2000
1997 11 331 June-Reg Joe Caruso Kansas City Royals Yes College Alabama 0.00 3b 5-9 190 R R 1974-12-30 South Williamsport,PA AAA -- 1991-2003
1997 12 361 June-Reg Jason Gilfillan Kansas City Royals Yes College Limestone 0.00 p 6-5 220 R R 1976-08-31 Blacksburg,SC MLB 2003-2003 1997-2004
1997 13 391 June-Reg Ryan Douglass Kansas City Royals Yes HS Bishop Canevin Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA) 0.00 p 6-3 210 R R 1978-12-03 Pittsburgh,PA AA -- 1997-2005
1997 14 421 June-Reg Tony Mancha Kansas City Royals Yes HS Las Cruces (Las Cruces,NM) 0.00 p 6-2 200 B R 1978-10-09 Las Cruces,NM A -- 1997-2002
1997 15 451 June-Reg Justin Pederson Kansas City Royals Yes College Minnesota 0.00 p 6-1 190 R R 1974-09-05 Eau Claire,WI A+ -- 1994-2000
1997 16 481 June-Reg Rolando Geigel   Kansas City Royals No HS Georgina Vaquero (Canovanas,PR) 0.00 p 6-2 190 R R 1979-09-18 Rio Piedras,PR A+ -- 2000-2003
1997 17 511 June-Reg Justin Lamber Kansas City Royals Yes College Richmond 0.00 p 6-0 210 L L 1976-05-22 Ridgewood,NJ AA -- 1995-2005
1997 18 541 June-Reg Bruce Stanley Kansas City Royals No College Ball State 0.00 p 6-2 210 R R 1975-03-07 Middletown,IN College -- 1996-1997
1997 19 571 June-Reg Tarik Graham Kansas City Royals Yes HS Edgewater (Orlando,FL) 0.00 of 5-11 185 R L 1979-08-11 Orlando,FL Rk -- 1997-1998
1997 20 601 June-Reg Carlos Pagan Kansas City Royals Yes College Mobile (Ala.) 0.00 c 5-9 190 R R 1975-11-02 Chicago,IL A+ -- 1996-2004
1997 21 631 June-Reg Rod Metzler Kansas City Royals Yes College Purdue 0.00 2b 5-11 185 B R 1974-11-19 Austin,TX AA -- 1994-2001
1997 22 661 June-Reg James Woods Kansas City Royals Yes HS Muskegon (Muskegon,MI) 0.00 c 6-1 185 B R 1978-05-10 St. Louis,MO Rk -- 1997-1997
1997 23 691 June-Reg Rickey Crutchley   Kansas City Royals Yes HS Etowah (Woodstock,GA) 0.00 p 6-0 160 R L 1978-11-07 Acworth,GA Rk -- 1997-1997
1997 24 721 June-Reg Rashad Tillis Kansas City Royals Yes College Lurleen B. Wallace 0.00 of 6-2 200 B R 1977-02-25 Opp,AL Rk -- 1997-2001
1997 25 751 June-Reg Ryan Hutchison Kansas City Royals No HS Lincoln (Vincennes,IN) 0.00 p 6-0 205 R R 1978-08-09 Vincennes,IN AAA -- 1998-2005
1997 26 781 June-Reg Michael Perkins Kansas City Royals No HS Charlotte (Punta Gorda,FL) 0.00 p 6-1 195 R R 1979-05-29 Punta Gorda,FL -- -- --
1997 27 811 June-Reg Fontella Jones Kansas City Royals No College Miss Gulf Coast 0.00 of 6-2 210 R R 1975-05-25 Biloxi,MS A+ -- 1998-2007
1997 28 841 June-Reg Aaron Carter Kansas City Royals Yes College St. Mary's 0.00 p 6-2 190 R R 1974-12-19 Adkins,TX A -- 1997-1998
1997 29 871 June-Reg Dave Ullery Kansas City Royals Yes College Indiana State 0.00 c 6-3 220 L R 1974-12-16 Brazil,IN AAA -- 1995-2004
1997 30 901 June-Reg Bob Balezentis Kansas City Royals No College Mercyhurst 0.00 p -- -- R R -- -- -- -- --
1997 31 931 June-Reg George Petticrew   Kansas City Royals No HS Lakeside (Nine Mile,WA) 0.00 p 6-3 190 R R 1979-02-27 Nine Mile,WA -- -- --
1997 32 961 June-Reg Kyle Turner Kansas City Royals Yes HS Antioch (Antioch,CA) 0.00 p 6-2 215 L L 1978-10-14 Antioch,CA A -- 1998-2000
1997 33 991 June-Reg Nelson Bellido Kansas City Royals No FA New York 0.00 p 6-3 170 R R 1976-11-26 Brooklyn,NY -- -- --
1997 34 1021 June-Reg Freddie Fincher Kansas City Royals No College Galveston College 0.00 c 6-1 200 R R 1978-07-31 -- -- -- --
1997 35 1051 June-Reg John Hale Kansas City Royals No HS Robert E. Lee (Midland,TX) 0.00 p 6-2 175 R R 1978-12-13 Midland,TX -- -- --
1997 36 1081 June-Reg Donny Davis Kansas City Royals No HS El Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA) 0.00 p 6-2 200 R R 1979-07-17 El Cerrito,CA College -- 2001-2001
1997 37 1111 June-Reg John Majors Kansas City Royals No HS Flomaton (Flomaton,AL) 0.00 p 6-2 160 R R 1979-03-21 Flomaton,AL -- -- --
1997 38 1141 June-Reg John Raymer Kansas City Royals No HS West Orange-Stark (Orange,TX) 0.00 p 6-3 205 L R 1979-05-27 Orange,TX -- -- --
1997 39 1171 June-Reg Aaron Melebeck Kansas City Royals No College Galveston College 0.00 ss 5-11 175 R R 1978-01-05 Omaha,NE A- -- 1999-2000
1997 40 1201 June-Reg Ken Thomas Kansas City Royals No College Rowan-Gloucester 0.00 c 6-0 185 R R 1977-08-30 Pennsauken,NJ -- -- --
1997 41 1231 June-Reg Chris Sampson   Kansas City Royals No College Lon Morris College 0.00 p 6-0 170 R R 1978-05-23 Pasadena,TX MLB 2006-2010 1999-2011
1997 42 1258 June-Reg Chris Tallman Kansas City Royals No College Santiago Canyon College 0.00 of 6-6 235 L R 1977-12-13 Mission Viejo,CA -- -- --
1997 43 1282 June-Reg Quentin Elder Kansas City Royals No HS Castlemont (Oakland,CA) 0.00 p 6-2 170 R R 1978-01-03 Oakland,CA -- -- --
1997 44 1305 June-Reg Daniel Martinez Kansas City Royals No HS Sweetwater Union (National City,CA) 0.00 p 6-6 209 L L 1978-12-31 National City,CA -- -- --
1997 45 1326 June-Reg Bret Halbert Kansas City Royals No College Cypress College 0.00 p 6-3 190 L L 1977-10-14 Buena Park,CA -- -- --
1997 46 1346 June-Reg Gary Schulz   Kansas City Royals No HS Montgomery (Montgomery,TX) 0.00 p 6-0 190 L L 1979-03-25 Montgomery,TX -- -- --
1997 47 1365 June-Reg Mark Villarreal   Kansas City Royals No HS Dulles (Sugar Land,TX) 0.00 c 6-0 195 R R 1978-10-01 Sugar Land,TX College -- 1999-1999
1997 48 1383 June-Reg Matt Williams Kansas City Royals No HS Millikan (Long Beach,CA) 0.00 3b-1b 6-1 210 R R 1979-03-24 Bellflower,CA A+ -- 1999-2003
1997 49 1400 June-Reg Carlos Spikes Kansas City Royals No HS North Florida Christian (Tallahassee,FL) 0.00 of 6-1 190 R R 1979-03-13 Tallahassee,FL -- -- --
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