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rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
1 Steve Avery p Atlanta Braves 1 p 6-4 205 L L 1970-04-14 Trenton,MI MLB 1990-2003 1988-2003
1988-  1-   3-ATL
2 Ben McDonald p Baltimore Orioles 1 p 6-7 212 R R 1967-11-24 Baton Rouge,LA MLB 1989-1997 1987-1997
1989-  1-   1-BAL
3 John Olerud 1b Toronto Blue Jays 1 1b 6-5 220 L L 1968-08-05 Seattle,WA MLB 1989-2005 1987-2005
1989-  3-  79-TOR
4 Juan Gonzalez rf-lf Texas Rangers 1 rf-lf 6-3 220 R R 1969-10-16 Vega Baja,PR MLB 1989-2005 1986-2005
1986-    UDFA-TEX
5 Sandy Alomar c Cleveland Indians 1 c 6-5 235 R R 1966-06-18 Salinas,PR MLB 1988-2007 1984-2007
1983-    UDFA-SDN
6 Kiki Jones p Los Angeles Dodgers 1 p 5-11 175 R R 1970-06-08 Tampa,FL AA -- 1989-2001
1989-  1-  15-LAN
7 Todd Zeile 3b-1b St. Louis Cardinals 1 3b-1b 6-1 200 R R 1965-09-09 Van Nuys,CA MLB 1989-2004 1984-2004
1986-  2-  55-SLN
8 Eric Anthony rf-lf Houston Astros 1 rf-lf 6-2 195 L L 1967-11-08 San Diego,CA MLB 1989-1997 1986-2001
1986- 34- 795-HOU
9 Greg Vaughn lf Milwaukee Brewers 1 lf 6-0 202 R R 1965-07-03 Sacramento,CA MLB 1989-2003 1984-2003
1986-  1-   4-MIL
10 Jose Offerman ss-2b Los Angeles Dodgers 2 ss-2b 6-0 190 B R 1968-11-08 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1990-2005 1988-2009
1986-    UDFA-LAN
11 Darryl Kile p Houston Astros 2 p 6-5 212 R R 1968-12-02 Garden Grove,CA MLB 1991-2002 1988-2002
1987- 30- 782-HOU
12 Delino DeShields 2b Montreal Expos 1 2b 6-1 175 L R 1969-01-15 Seaford,DE MLB 1990-2002 1987-2002
1987-  1-  12-MON
13 Willie Banks p Minnesota Twins 1 p 6-1 202 R R 1969-02-27 Jersey City,NJ MLB 1991-2002 1987-2010
1987-  1-   3-MIN
14 Mike Harkey p Chicago Cubs 1 p 6-5 220 R R 1966-10-25 San Diego,CA MLB 1988-1997 1985-1997
1987-  1-   4-CHN
15 Robin Ventura 3b Chicago White Sox 3 3b 6-1 198 L R 1967-07-14 Santa Maria,CA MLB 1989-2004 1986-2004
1988-  1-  10-CHA
16 Roger Salkeld p Seattle Mariners 1 p 6-5 215 R R 1971-03-06 Burbank,CA MLB 1993-1996 1989-2000
1989-  1-   3-SEA
17 Marquis Grissom cf Montreal Expos 2 cf 5-11 188 R R 1967-04-17 Atlanta,GA MLB 1989-2005 1988-2005
1988-  3-  76-MON
18 Mike Stanton p Atlanta Braves 2 p 6-1 215 L L 1967-06-02 Houston,TX MLB 1989-2007 1987-2007
1987- 13- 324-ATL
19 Ray Lankford lf St. Louis Cardinals 2 lf 5-11 200 L L 1967-06-05 Modesto,CA MLB 1990-2004 1987-2004
1987-  3-  72-SLN
20 Pat Combs p Philadelphia Phillies 1 p 6-3 200 L L 1966-10-29 Newport,RI MLB 1989-1992 1989-1995
1988-  1-  11-PHI
21 Rafael Valdez p San Diego Padres 2 p 5-11 165 R R 1967-12-17 Nizao,DR MLB 1990-1990 1986-2003
1985-    UDFA-SDN
22 Ty Griffin ss Chicago Cubs 3 ss 6-0 180 B R 1967-09-05 Fort Campbell,KY AA -- 1986-1997
1988-  1-   9-CHN
23 Narciso Elvira p Milwaukee Brewers 2 p 5-10 160 L L 1967-10-29 Veracruz,MX MLB 1990-1990 1987-2006
1986-    UDFA-MIL
24 Mark Lewis 2b-3b Cleveland Indians 2 2b-3b 6-1 195 R R 1969-11-30 Hamilton,OH MLB 1991-2001 1988-2007
1988-  1-   2-CLE
25 Wes Chamberlain rf-lf Philadelphia Phillies 1 rf-lf 6-2 210 R R 1966-04-13 Chicago,IL MLB 1990-1995 1987-2004
1987-  4-  86-PIT
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
26 Wilson Alvarez p Chicago White Sox 1 p 6-1 245 L L 1970-03-24 Maracaibo,VZ MLB 1989-2005 1987-2005
1986-    UDFA-TEX
27 Charles Nagy p Cleveland Indians 4 p 6-3 200 L R 1967-05-05 Fairfield,CT MLB 1990-2003 1987-2003
1988-  1-  17-CLE
28 Reggie Jefferson 1b-lf Cincinnati Reds 1 1b-lf 6-4 215 L L 1968-09-25 Tallahassee,FL MLB 1991-1999 1986-1999
1986-  3-  72-CIN
29 Frank Thomas 1b-dh Chicago White Sox 7 1b-dh 6-5 270 R R 1968-05-27 Columbus,GA MLB 1990-2008 1987-2008
1989-  1-   7-CHA
30 Tom Goodwin cf-lf Los Angeles Dodgers 3 cf-lf 6-1 175 L R 1968-07-27 Fresno,CA MLB 1991-2004 1987-2005
1989-  1-  22-LAN
31 Bob Hamelin 1b Kansas City Royals 1 1b 6-0 235 L L 1967-11-29 Elizabeth,NJ MLB 1993-1998 1987-1999
1988-  2-  48-KCA
32 John Ericks p St. Louis Cardinals 4 p 6-7 220 R R 1967-06-16 Oak Lawn,IL MLB 1995-1997 1986-1997
1988-  1-  22-SLN
33 Dean Palmer 3b Texas Rangers 4 3b 6-1 210 R R 1968-12-27 Tallahassee,FL MLB 1989-2003 1986-2003
1986-  3-  59-TEX
34 Braulio Castillo cf-rf Los Angeles Dodgers 4 cf-rf 6-0 160 R R 1968-05-13 Elias Pina,DR MLB 1991-1992 1987-2006
1985-    UDFA-LAN
35 Mel Rojas p Montreal Expos 6 p 5-11 212 R R 1966-12-10 Haina,DR MLB 1990-1999 1986-2004
1985-    UDFA-MON
36 Brian Lane p Cincinnati Reds -- p 6-3 220 R R 1980-12-05 Crofton,MD A- -- 1998-2002
2001- 18- 543-BOS
37 Moises Alou lf-rf Pittsburgh Pirates 4 lf-rf 6-3 195 R R 1966-07-03 Atlanta,GA MLB 1990-2008 1986-2008
1986-  1-   2-PIT
38 Willie Ansley of Houston Astros 4 of 6-2 200 R R 1969-12-15 Dallas,TX AAA -- 1989-1995
1988-  1-   7-HOU
39 Travis Fryman 3b-ss Detroit Tigers 2 3b-ss 6-1 195 R R 1969-03-25 Lexington,KY MLB 1990-2002 1987-2002
1987-  1-  30-DET
40 Tino Martinez 1b Seattle Mariners 2 1b 6-2 210 L R 1967-12-07 Tampa,FL MLB 1990-2005 1989-2005
1988-  1-  14-SEA
41 Mickey Morandini 2b Philadelphia Phillies 4 2b 5-11 180 L R 1966-04-22 Leechburg,PA MLB 1990-2000 1989-2000
1988-  5- 120-PHI
42 Larry Walker rf Montreal Expos 3 rf 6-3 237 L R 1966-12-01 Maple Ridge,BC MLB 1989-2005 1985-2005
1984-    UDFA-MON
43 Donald Harris cf-rf Texas Rangers 3 cf-rf 6-1 185 R R 1967-11-12 Waco,TX MLB 1991-1993 1989-2000
1989-  1-   5-TEX
44 Earl Cunningham of Chicago Cubs 4 of 6-2 225 R R 1970-06-03 Lancaster,SC A+ -- 1989-1998
1989-  1-   8-CHN
45 Brian Bohanon p Texas Rangers 5 p 6-2 240 L L 1968-08-01 Denton,TX MLB 1990-2001 1987-2002
1987-  1-  19-TEX
46 Johnny Ard p Minnesota Twins 4 p 6-5 220 R R 1967-06-01 Las Vegas,NV AAA -- 1988-1996
1988-  1-  20-MIN
47 Kent Mercker p Atlanta Braves 4 p 6-2 195 L L 1968-02-01 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1989-2008 1986-2008
1986-  1-   5-ATL
48 Willie Smith p New York Yankees 4 p 6-6 250 R R 1967-08-27 Savannah,GA MLB 1994-1994 1986-1998
1986-    UDFA-PIT
49 Glenallen Hill rf-lf Toronto Blue Jays 4 rf-lf 6-3 230 R R 1965-03-22 Santa Cruz,CA MLB 1989-2001 1983-2001
1983-  9- 219-TOR
50 Dennis Burlingame p Atlanta Braves 8 p 6-4 200 R R 1969-06-17 Woodbury,NJ AAA -- 1988-1994
1987-  5- 116-ATL
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
51 Alex Sanchez p Toronto Blue Jays 5 p 6-2 185 R R 1966-04-08 Concord,CA MLB 1989-1989 1985-2000
1987-  1-  17-TOR
52 Steve Hosey rf San Francisco Giants 1 rf 6-3 218 R R 1969-04-02 Oakland,CA MLB 1992-1993 1988-1998
1989-  1-  14-SFN
53 Deion Sanders cf-lf New York Yankees -- cf-lf 6-1 195 L L 1967-08-09 Fort Myers,FL MLB 1989-2001 1986-2001
1988- 30- 781-NYA
54 Felix Jose rf Oakland Athletics 3 rf 6-1 190 B R 1965-05-02 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 1988-2003 1984-2009
1984-    UDFA-OAK
55 Andujar Cedeno ss Houston Astros 3 ss 6-1 168 R R 1969-08-21 La Romana,DR MLB 1990-1996 1988-2000
1986-    UDFA-HOU
56 Julio Valera p New York Mets 1 p 6-2 215 R R 1968-10-13 Aguadilla,PR MLB 1990-1996 1986-2001
1986-    UDFA-NYN
57 Rico Brogna 1b Detroit Tigers 1 1b 6-2 203 L L 1970-04-18 Turners Falls,MA MLB 1992-2001 1988-2001
1988-  1-  26-DET
58 Tom Redington 3b Atlanta Braves 9 3b 6-1 190 R R 1969-02-13 Anaheim,CA AA -- 1987-1995
1987-  3-  64-ATL
59 Manny Alexander ss-2b Baltimore Orioles 6 ss-2b 5-10 180 R R 1971-03-20 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1992-2006 1989-2007
1988-    UDFA-BAL
60 Kyle Abbott p California Angels 2 p 6-4 195 L L 1968-02-18 Newburyport,MA MLB 1991-1996 1989-1996
1989-  1-   9-CAL
61 Kevin Morton p Boston Red Sox 5 p 6-2 185 R L 1968-08-03 Norwalk,CT MLB 1991-1991 1987-1995
1989-  1-  29-BOS
62 Wil Cordero lf-ss Montreal Expos 7 lf-ss 6-2 200 R R 1971-10-03 Mayaguez,PR MLB 1992-2005 1988-2005
1988-    UDFA-MON
63 Eric Wedge c Boston Red Sox 9 c 6-3 215 R R 1968-01-27 Fort Wayne,IN MLB 1991-1994 1987-1997
1989-  3-  83-BOS
64 Joe Slusarski p Oakland Athletics 2 p 6-4 195 R R 1966-12-19 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1991-2001 1987-2001
1988-  2-  46-OAK
65 Todd Hundley c New York Mets 4 c 5-11 199 B R 1969-05-27 Martinsville,VA MLB 1990-2003 1987-2003
1987-  2-  39-NYN
66 Willie Greene 3b Pittsburgh Pirates 2 3b 5-11 192 L R 1971-09-23 Milledgeville,GA MLB 1992-2000 1989-2000
1989-  1-  18-PIT
67 Carlos Baerga 2b Cleveland Indians 5 2b 5-11 215 B R 1968-11-04 San Juan,PR MLB 1990-2005 1986-2005
1985-    UDFA-SDN
68 Scott Cooper 3b-1b Boston Red Sox 1 3b-1b 6-3 200 L R 1967-10-13 St. Louis,MO MLB 1990-1997 1986-1998
1986-  3-  69-BOS
69 Howard Farmer p Montreal Expos 4 p 6-3 185 R R 1966-11-18 Gary,IN MLB 1990-1990 1987-1995
1987-  7- 174-MON
70 Rick Wilkins c Chicago Cubs 2 c 6-2 215 L R 1967-06-04 Jacksonville,FL MLB 1991-2001 1987-2002
1986- 23- 582-CHN
71 Darren Lewis cf Oakland Athletics 1 cf 6-0 190 R R 1967-08-28 Berkeley,CA MLB 1990-2002 1988-2002
1988- 18- 463-OAK
72 Derrick May lf Chicago Cubs 8 lf 6-4 225 L R 1968-07-14 Rochester,NY MLB 1990-1999 1986-2003
1986-  1-   9-CHN
73 Keith Richardson p Pittsburgh Pirates 5 p 6-4 215 R R 1967-01-24 Statesboro,GA AA -- 1987-1990
1988-  2-  43-PIT
74 Dan Peltier rf-1b Texas Rangers 7 rf-1b 6-1 200 L L 1968-06-30 Clifton Park,NY MLB 1992-1996 1987-1997
1989-  3-  65-TEX
75 Derek Bell rf-cf Toronto Blue Jays 2 rf-cf 6-2 215 R R 1968-12-11 Tampa,FL MLB 1991-2001 1987-2001
1987-  2-  49-TOR
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
76 Mo Vaughn 1b Boston Red Sox 2 1b 6-1 268 L R 1967-12-15 Norwalk,CT MLB 1991-2003 1987-2003
1989-  1-  23-BOS
77 Bernie Williams cf New York Yankees 1 cf 6-2 205 B R 1968-09-13 San Juan,PR MLB 1991-2006 1986-2006
1985-    UDFA-NYA
78 Scott Radinsky p Chicago White Sox 4 p 6-3 215 L L 1968-03-03 Glendale,CA MLB 1990-2001 1986-2002
1986-  3-  75-CHA
79 Mickey Pina of Boston Red Sox 3 of 5-11 195 R R 1966-03-08 Bridgewater,MA AAA -- 1986-1993
1984- 14- 354-BOS
80 Tommy Greene p Atlanta Braves 3 p 6-5 225 R R 1967-04-06 Lumberton,NC MLB 1989-1997 1985-1997
1985-  1-  14-ATL
81 Jim Newlin p Seattle Mariners 9 p 6-2 205 R R 1966-09-11 Wichita,KS AAA -- 1987-1995
1989- 12- 299-SEA
82 Kevin Belcher cf-rf Texas Rangers 6 cf-rf 6-0 170 R R 1967-08-08 Waco,TX MLB 1990-1990 1987-1993
1987-  6- 155-TEX
83 Phil Plantier lf-rf Boston Red Sox 4 lf-rf 5-11 195 L R 1969-01-27 Manchester,NH MLB 1990-1997 1987-1998
1987- 11- 292-BOS
84 Eric Karros 1b Los Angeles Dodgers 5 1b 6-4 226 R R 1967-11-04 Hackensack,NJ MLB 1991-2004 1986-2004
1988-  6- 140-LAN
85 Eric Gunderson p San Francisco Giants 2 p 6-0 190 R L 1966-03-29 Portland,OR MLB 1990-2000 1987-2001
1987-  2-  48-SFN
86 Kevin Appier p Kansas City Royals 2 p 6-2 200 R R 1967-12-06 Lancaster,CA MLB 1989-2004 1987-2006
1987-  1-   9-KCA
87 Mike Milchin p St. Louis Cardinals 6 p 6-3 190 L L 1968-02-28 Knoxville,TN MLB 1996-1996 1987-1996
1989-  2-  36-SLN
88 Kevin Tapani p Minnesota Twins 2 p 6-1 190 R R 1964-02-18 Des Moines,IA MLB 1989-2001 1985-2001
1986-  2-  40-OAK
89 Thomas Howard lf-cf San Diego Padres 3 lf-cf 6-2 205 B R 1964-12-11 Middletown,OH MLB 1990-2000 1984-2001
1986-  1-  11-SDN
90 Jeff Juden p Houston Astros 9 p 6-8 265 R R 1971-01-19 Salem,MA MLB 1991-1999 1989-2004
1989-  1-  12-HOU
91 Paul Sorrento 1b Minnesota Twins 3 1b 6-2 220 L R 1965-11-17 Somerville,MA MLB 1989-1999 1984-2000
1986-  4- 103-CAL
92 Tyler Houston 3b-c Atlanta Braves 5 3b-c 6-1 210 L R 1971-01-17 Long Beach,CA MLB 1996-2003 1989-2003
1989-  1-   2-ATL
93 David Segui 1b Baltimore Orioles 4 1b 6-1 202 B L 1966-07-19 Kansas City,KS MLB 1990-2004 1987-2005
1987- 18- 455-BAL
94 Scott Coolbaugh 3b Texas Rangers 8 3b 5-11 185 R R 1966-06-13 Binghamton,NY MLB 1989-1994 1985-1999
1987-  3-  77-TEX
95 Cullen Hartzog p New York Yankees 2 p 6-1 190 R R 1969-11-11 Panama City,FL AA -- 1988-1995
1987- 39- 999-NYA
96 Russ Springer p New York Yankees 3 p 6-4 220 R R 1968-11-07 Alexandria,LA MLB 1992-2010 1987-2010
1989-  7- 181-NYA
97 Brian Jordan rf-lf St. Louis Cardinals 5 rf-lf 6-1 206 R R 1967-03-29 Baltimore,MD MLB 1992-2006 1986-2006
1988-  1-  29-SLN
98 Scott Aldred p Detroit Tigers 3 p 6-4 228 L L 1968-06-12 Flint,MI MLB 1990-2000 1987-2004
1986- 16- 411-DET
99 Jose Vizcaino ss-2b Los Angeles Dodgers 7 ss-2b 6-1 180 B R 1968-03-26 San Cristobal,DR MLB 1989-2006 1987-2006
1986-    UDFA-LAN
100 Reid Cornelius p Montreal Expos -- p 6-0 200 R R 1970-06-02 Thomasville,AL MLB 1995-2000 1989-2000
1988- 11- 284-MON
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