Baseball: List of Locals Picked in First-Year Draft

Major League Baseball Amateur Draft

2d Round: Joe DeCarlo, Garnet Valley High, third baseman, Seattle Mariners

3d Round: Tim Cooney, Wake Forest (Malvern Prep), lefthanded pitcher, St. Louis Cardinals

4th Round: Christian Walker, South Carolina (Kennedy-Kenrick), first baseman, Baltimore Orioles

6th Round: Joe Wendle, West Chester (Avon Grove), second baseman, Cleveland Indians

7th Round: Steve Bruno, Virginia (St. Joe's Prep, Gloucester Catholic), shortstop, Chicago Cubs

14th Round: Chris Kirsch, Lackawanna College (Marple Newtown), lefthanded pitcher, Tampa Bay Rays

15th Round: Vince Voiro, Penn (Cherry Hill West), righthanded pitcher, Oakland A's

16th Round: Tommy Coyle, North Carolina (Germantown Academy), second baseman, Tampa Bay Rays

22d Round: Jim Stokes, Elon (Hill School), righthanded pitcher, Cleveland Indians

23d Round: Jake Drossner, Council Rock North High, lefthanded pitcher, Chicago Cubs

26th Round: Mark Donato, Indian River State College (Neumann-Goretti), first baseman, Kansas City Royals

32d Round: William "Steel" Russell, Midland Junior College (Chestnut Hill Academy), catcher, Baltimore Orioles

34th Round: Chris Cowell, Richmond (Malvern Prep), catcher, Colorado Rockies

39th Round: Justin Leeson, Georgetown (West Chester East), outfielder, Kansas City Royals

-Rick O'Brien

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Load comments