1999 Major League Baseball draft

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1999 MLB draft
Date(s)June 2–3, 1999
Picks
First selectionJosh Hamilton
Tampa Bay Devil Rays

The 1999 First-Year Player Draft, Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft of high school and college baseball players, was held on June 2 and 3, 1999. A total of 1474 players were drafted over the course of 50 rounds.

First round selections[edit]

= All-Star
Pick Player Team Position School
1 Josh Hamilton Tampa Bay Devil Rays OF Athens Drive HS (Raleigh, North Carolina)
2 Josh Beckett Florida Marlins P Spring HS (Spring, Texas)
3 Eric Munson Detroit Tigers C University of Southern California
4 Corey Myers Arizona Diamondbacks SS Desert Vista HS (Phoenix, Arizona)
5 B.J. Garbe Minnesota Twins OF, P Moses Lake HS (Moses Lake, Washington)
6 Josh Girdley Montreal Expos P Jasper HS (Jasper, Texas)
7 Kyle Snyder Kansas City Royals P University of North Carolina
8 Bobby Bradley Pittsburgh Pirates P Wellington Community HS (Wellington, Florida)
9 Barry Zito Oakland Athletics P University of Southern California
10 Ben Sheets Milwaukee Brewers P Northeast Louisiana University
11 Ryan Christianson Seattle Mariners C Arlington HS (Riverside, California)
12 Brett Myers Philadelphia Phillies P Englewood Senior HS (Jacksonville, Florida)
13 Mike Paradis Baltimore Orioles P Clemson University
14 Ty Howington Cincinnati Reds P Hudson's Bay HS (Vancouver, Washington)
15 Jason Stumm Chicago White Sox P Centralia HS (Centralia, Washington)
16 Jason Jennings Colorado Rockies P Baylor University
17 Rick Asadoorian Boston Red Sox[Compensation 1] OF Northbridge HS (Whitinsville, Massachusetts)
18 Richard Stahl Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 2] P Newton County HS (Covington, Georgia)
19 Alex Ríos Toronto Blue Jays OF San Pedro Martin HS (Guaynabo, PR)
20 Vince Faison San Diego Padres[Compensation 3] OF Toombs County HS (Lyons, Georgia)
21 Larry Bigbie Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 4] OF Ball State University
22 Matt Ginter Chicago White Sox[Compensation 5] P Mississippi State University
23 Keith Reed Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 6] OF Providence College
24 Kurt Ainsworth San Francisco Giants P Louisiana State University
25 Mike MacDougal Kansas City Royals[Compensation 7] P Wake Forest University
26 Ben Christensen Chicago Cubs P Wichita State University
27 David Walling New York Yankees P University of Arkansas
28 Gerik Baxter San Diego Padres P Edmonds Woodway HS (Edmonds, Washington)
29 Omar Ortíz San Diego Padres[Compensation 8] P University of Texas-Pan American
30 Chance Caple St. Louis Cardinals[Compensation 9] P Texas A&M University

Supplemental first round selections[edit]

Pick Player Team Position School
31 Casey Daigle Arizona Diamondbacks[Compensation 10] P Sulphur HS (Sulphur, Louisiana)
32 Jay Gehrke Kansas City Royals[Compensation 11] P Pepperdine University
33 Jeff Heaverlo Seattle Mariners[Compensation 12] P University of Washington
34 Joshua Cenate Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 13] P Jefferson HS (Charlestown, West Virginia)
35 Brian West Chicago White Sox[Compensation 14] P West Monroe HS (West Monroe, Louisiana)
36 Nick Stocks St. Louis Cardinals[Compensation 15] P Florida State University
37 Jason Repko Los Angeles Dodgers[Compensation 16] OF Hanford HS (Richland, Washington)
38 Colby Lewis Texas Rangers[Compensation 17] P Bakersfield College
39 Jerome Williams San Francisco Giants[Compensation 18] P Waipahu HS (Waipahu, Hawaii)
40 Brad Baker Boston Red Sox[Compensation 19] P Pioneer Valley Regional HS (Leyden, Massachusetts)
41 Casey Burns San Diego Padres[Compensation 20] P University of Richmond
42 Mike Rosamond Houston Astros[Compensation 21] SS University of Mississippi
43 Jimmy Gobble Kansas City Royals[Compensation 22] P John S. Battle HS (Bristol, Virginia)
44 Scott Rice Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 23] P Royal HS (Simi Valley, California)
45 Rob Purvis Chicago White Sox[Compensation 24] P Bradley University
46 Chris Duncan St. Louis Cardinals[Compensation 25] 1B Canyon del Oro HS (Oro Valley, Arizona)
47 Mike Mead Texas Rangers[Compensation 26] P Soddy Daisy HS (Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee)
48 Casey Fossum Boston Red Sox[Compensation 27] P Texas A&M University
49 Mike Bynum San Diego Padres[Compensation 28] P University of North Carolina
50 Brian Roberts Baltimore Orioles[Compensation 29] SS University of North Carolina
51 Nick Trzesniak San Diego Padres[Compensation 30] C Victor J. Andrew HS (Tinley Park, Illinois)

Compensation Picks[edit]

  1. ^ Pick from Anaheim Angels as compensation for signing of free agent Mo Vaughn
  2. ^ Pick from St. Louis Cardinals as compensation for signing of free agent Eric Davis
  3. ^ Pick from Los Angeles Dodgers as compensation for signing of free agent Kevin Brown
  4. ^ Pick from Texas Rangers as compensation for signing of free agent Rafael Palmeiro
  5. ^ Pick from New York Mets as compensation for signing of free agent Robin Ventura
  6. ^ Pick from Cleveland Indians as compensation for signing of free agent Roberto Alomar
  7. ^ Pick from Boston Red Sox as compensation for signing of free agent Jose Offerman
  8. ^ Pick from Houston Astros as compensation for signing of free agent Ken Caminiti
  9. ^ Pick from Atlanta Braves as compensation for signing of free agent Brian Jordan
  10. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Devon White
  11. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Jose Offerman
  12. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mike Timlin
  13. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Roberto Alomar
  14. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Albert Belle
  15. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Brian Jordan
  16. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Scott Radinsky
  17. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Todd Stottlemyre
  18. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent José Mesa
  19. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mo Vaughn
  20. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Kevin Brown
  21. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Randy Johnson
  22. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Dean Palmer
  23. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Eric Davis
  24. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Robin Ventura
  25. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Delino DeShields
  26. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Will Clark
  27. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Greg Swindell
  28. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Ken Caminiti
  29. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Rafael Palmeiro
  30. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Steve Finley

Other notable players[edit]

NFL players drafted[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Pat Burrell
1st Overall Picks
Josh Hamilton
Succeeded by
Adrian Gonzalez