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MLB Draft History

DRAFT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FAST FACTS DRAFTED PLAYERS TO BE ELECTED INTO THE HALL OF FAME ALL-TIME Drafted players to become ALL-TIME players drafted ALL -STARS Draft selections 65,783 51,776 728 Including all Draft phases, and repeated Not including repeat selections picks of players who didn't sign DRAFTED PLAYERS to become Hall of Famers HALL OF FAMERS HALL OF FAMEAS who were drafted first overall who were drafted in first round 26 0* *Potential HOFers: Ken Griffey Jr. eligible in 2016 Chipper Jones eligible in 2018 HALL OF FAMERS DRAFTED IN THE FIRST ROUND REGGIE JACKSON ТОм SEAVER CARLTON FISK JIM AICE ROBIN YOUNT 1966 1966 1967 1971 1973 DAVE WINFIELD PAUL MOLITOR KIABY PUCKETT BARAY LAAKIN 1973 1977 1982 1985 CHANCES OF MAKING IT TO THE MAJORS BY ROUND June Draft only % OF PLAYERS ****58% WHO MADE IT 42 % 33.4 % 27.7% 25.7 % ROUND ......1 2 3 5 21.9 % 19.8% 16.2% 15.2 % 14.7 % 5.7 % Albert Pujols - 13th Don Mattingly - 19th Jose Bautista: 20th Mike Piazza - 62nd 10 11+→ FIRST PICK BREAKDOWN BY POSITION POSITION # OF PLAYERS 1B 6 2B 3 ЗВ SS ЗВ 6 10 OF 20 48 16 OF SS 16 10 48 Total 109 2B 20 Includes all Draft phases 1B MLB DRAFI PICKS WHO BECAME STARS IN OTHER SPORTS John Elway Russell Wilson Danny Ainge (O Drafted by Yankees 24 Drafted by Rockies 2010 in the 4th round Drafted by Blue Jays 1977 in the 1 5th round 1981 in the 2nd round Tom Brady Mike Vick Drafted by Expos 1995 in the 1 8th round Drafted by Rockies 2000 in the 30th round FOLLOW THE ACTION ALL SEASON LONG @MLB MLB MLB MLB.COM Sarcs @MLBSocial created by STATOGRAPHICS

MLB Draft History

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In our latest statographic for MLB Social, we analyzed the history behind the MLB Draft.


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