1991 Major League Baseball Draft: Wikis

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First round selections

The following are the first round picks in the 1991 Major League Baseball draft.

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Pick Player Team Position Hometown/School
1 Brien Taylor New York Yankees Pitcher East Carteret HS (Beaufort, NC)
2 Mike Kelly Atlanta Braves Outfielder Arizona State University
3 David McCarty Minnesota Twins Firstbase Stanford University
4 Dmitri Young St. Louis Cardinals Thirdbase Rio Mesa HS (Camarillo, CA)
5 Kenny Henderson Milwaukee Brewers Pitcher Ringgold (GA) HS
6 John Burke Houston Astros Pitcher University of Florida
7 Joe Vitiello Kansas City Royals Outfielder University of Alabama
8 Joey Hamilton San Diego Padres Pitcher Georgia Southern University
9 Mark Smith Baltimore Orioles Outfielder University of Southern California
10 Tyler Green Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Wichita State University
11 Shawn Estes Seattle Mariners Pitcher Douglas HS (Gardnerville, NV)
12 Doug Glanville Chicago Cubs Outfielder University of Pennsylvania
13 Manny Ramirez Cleveland Indians Outfielder George Washington HS (New York, NY)
14 Cliff Floyd Montreal Expos Firstbase Thornwood HS (South Holland, IL)
15 Tyrone Hill Milwaukee Brewers Pitcher Yucaipa (CA) HS
16 Shawn Green Toronto Blue Jays Outfielder Tustin (CA) HS
17 Eduardo Perez California Angels Firstbase Florida State University
18 Al Shirley New York Mets Outfielder George Washington (VA) HS
19 Benji Gil Texas Rangers Shortstop Castle Park HS (San Diego, CA)
20 Pokey Reese Cincinnati Reds Shortstop Lower Richland HS (Hopkins, SC)
21 Allen Watson Saint Louis Cardinals Pitcher New York Technical College
22 Brian Barber Saint Louis Cardinals Pitcher Dr. Phillips HS (Orlando, FL)
23 Aaron Sele Boston Red Sox Pitcher Washington State University
24 Jon Farrell Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher Florida Junior College
25 Scott Ruffcorn Chicago White Sox Pitcher Baylor University
26 Brent Gates Oakland Athletics Shortstop University of Minnesota

Supplemental First Round Selections

Pick Player Team Position Hometown/School
27 Scott Stahoviak Minnesota Twins Thirdbase Creighton University
28 Tom McKinnon Saint Louis Cardinals Pitcher David Starr Jordan HS (Long Beach, CA)
29 Shawn Livsey Houston Astros Shortstop Simeon HS (Chicago, IL)
30 Jason Pruitt Kansas City Royals Pitcher Rockingham County HS (Wentworth, NC)
31 Greg Anthony San Diego Padres Pitcher Tavares (FL) HS
32 Justin Thompson Detroit Tigers Pitcher Klein Oak HS (Spring, TX)
33 Steve Whitaker San Francisco Giants Pitcher Long Beach State University
34 Jorge Fabregas California Angels Thirdbase University of Miami
35 Jeff Ware Toronto Blue Jays Pitcher Old Dominion University
36 Bobby Jones New York Mets Pitcher Fresno State University
37 J.J. Johnson Boston Red Sox Outfielder Pine Plains (NY) HS
38 Mike Rossiter Oakland Athletics Pitcher Burroughs HS (Burbank, CA)
39 Dan Cholowsky Saint Louis Cardinals Thirdbase University of California, Berkeley
40 Jim Gonzalez Houston Astros Catcher East Hartford (CT) HS
41 Trevor Miller Detroit Tigers Pitcher Trinity HS (Louisville, KY)
42 Dante Powell Toronto Blue Jays Outfield Millikan HS (Long Beach, CA)
43 Scott Hatteberg Boston Red Sox Catcher Washington State University
44 Mike Groppuso Houston Astros Thirdbase Seton Hall University

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Other notable players

    • Kevin Stocker was drafted 54th overall by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the draft. [2]
    • Todd Hollandsworth, the 1996 NL Rookie of the Year, was drafted 80th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 3rd round of the draft. [3]
    • Paul Byrd was drafted 112th overall by the Cleveland Indians in the 4th round of the draft. [4]
    • Nomar Garciaparra was drafted 130th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 5th round of the draft, but did not sign. [5]
    • Jason Schmidt was drafted 205th overall by the Atlanta Braves in the 8th round of the draft. [6]
    • Brad Radke was drafted 206th overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 8th round of the draft. [7]
    • Derek Lowe was drafted 214th overall by the Seattle Mariners in the 8th round of the draft. [8]
    • Steve Trachsel was drafted 215th overall by the Chicago Cubs in the 8th round of the draft. [9]
    • Jon Lieber was drafted 241th overall by the Chicago Cubs in the 9th round of the draft, but did not sign. [10]
    • Mike Sweeney was drafted 262th overall by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round of the draft. [11]
    • Jeff Cirillo was drafted 286th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 11th round of the draft. [12]
    • Joe Randa was drafted 288th overall by the Kansas City Royals in the 11th round of the draft. [13]
    • Mark Grudzielanek was drafted 295th overall by the Montreal Expos in the 11th round of the draft. [14]
    • Matt Lawton was drafted 336th overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 13th round of the draft. [15]
    • Bobby Higginson was drafted 473th overall by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 18th round of the draft, but did not sign. [16]
    • Kirk Rueter was drafted 477th overall by the Montreal Expos in the 18th round of the draft. [17]
    • Mike Cameron was drafted 488th overall by the Chicago White Sox the 18th round of the draft. [18]
    • Dustin Hermanson was drafted 1033rd overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 39th round of the draft, but did not sign. [19]
    • Aaron Boone was drafted 1127th overall by the California Angels in the 43rd round of the draft, but did not sign. [20]
    • Jason Isringhausen was drafted 1157th overall by the New York Mets in the 44th round of the draft. [21]
    • Todd Walker was drafted 1316th overall by the Texas Rangers in the 51st round of the draft, but did not sign. [22]
    • Steve McNair was drafted in the 35th round by the Seattle Mariners.

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Preceded by
Chipper Jones
1st Overall Picks
Brien Taylor
Succeeded by
Phil Nevin

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