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1991 Major League Baseball draft

1991 MLB Draft
General information
Date(s) June, 1991
Location Conference call
First selection Brien Taylor
New York Yankees
First round selections 44
Overall selections 1,301
MLB Draft
 < 1990 1992 > 

First round selections

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

= All-Star = Baseball Hall of Famer
Pick Player Team Position Hometown/School
1 Brien Taylor New York Yankees Pitcher East Carteret HS (Beaufort, North Carolina)
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, California)
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, Nevada)
12 Doug Glanville Chicago Cubs Outfielder University of Pennsylvania
13 Manny Ramirez Cleveland Indians Outfielder George Washington HS (New York)
14 Cliff Floyd Montreal Expos Firstbase Thornwood HS (South Holland, Illinois)
15 Tyrone Hill Milwaukee Brewers[Compensation 1] Pitcher Yucaipa (CA) HS
16 Shawn Green Toronto Blue Jays[Compensation 2] Outfielder Tustin (CA) HS
17 Eduardo Pérez California Angels Firstbase Florida State University
18 Al Shirley New York Mets[Compensation 3] Outfielder George Washington (VA) HS
19 Benji Gil Texas Rangers Shortstop Castle Park HS (San Diego, California)
20 Pokey Reese Cincinnati Reds Shortstop Lower Richland HS (Hopkins, South Carolina)
21 Allen Watson Saint Louis Cardinals[Compensation 4] Pitcher New York Technical College
22 Brian Barber Saint Louis Cardinals[Compensation 5] Pitcher Dr. Phillips HS (Orlando, Florida)
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[Compensation 6] Thirdbase Creighton University
28 Tom McKinnon Saint Louis Cardinals[Compensation 7] Pitcher David Starr Jordan HS (Long Beach, California)
29 Shawn Livsey Houston Astros[Compensation 8] Shortstop Simeon HS (Chicago, Illinois)
30 Jason Pruitt Kansas City Royals[Compensation 9] Pitcher Rockingham County HS (Wentworth, North Carolina)
31 Greg Anthony San Diego Padres[Compensation 10] Pitcher Tavares (FL) HS
32 Justin Thompson Detroit Tigers[Compensation 11] Pitcher Klein Oak HS (Spring, Texas)
33 Steve Whitaker San Francisco Giants[Compensation 12] Pitcher Long Beach State University
34 Jorge Fábregas California Angels[Compensation 13] Thirdbase University of Miami
35 Jeff Ware Toronto Blue Jays[Compensation 14] Pitcher Old Dominion University
36 Bobby Jones New York Mets[Compensation 15] Pitcher Fresno State University
37 J.J. Johnson Boston Red Sox[Compensation 16] Outfielder Pine Plains (NY) HS
38 Mike Rossiter Oakland Athletics[Compensation 17] Pitcher Burroughs HS (Burbank, California)
39 Dan Cholowsky St. Louis Cardinals[Compensation 18] Thirdbase University of California, Berkeley
40 Jim Gonzalez Houston Astros Catcher East Hartford (CT) HS
41 Trever Miller Detroit Tigers[Compensation 19] Pitcher Trinity HS (Louisville. Kentucky)
42 Dante Powell Toronto Blue Jays[Compensation 20] Outfield Millikan HS (Long Beach, California)
43 Scott Hatteberg Boston Red Sox Catcher Washington State University
44 Mike Groppuso Houston Astros[Compensation 21] Thirdbase Seton Hall University

Compensation Picks

  1. ^ Compensation pick from the Detroit Tigers for signing Rob Deer
  2. ^ Compensation pick from the San Francisco Giants for signing Buddy Black
  3. ^ Compensation pick from the Los Angeles Dodgers for signing Darryl Strawberry
  4. ^ Compensation pick from the Toronto Blue Jays for signing Ken Dayley
  5. ^ Compensation pick from the New York Mets for signing Vince Coleman
  6. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Gary Gaetti
  7. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Terry Pendleton
  8. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Danny Darwin
  9. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Steve Farr
  10. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Jack Clark
  11. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Jack Morris
  12. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Brett Butler
  13. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Chili Davis
  14. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent George Bell
  15. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Darryl Strawberry
  16. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Larry Andersen
  17. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Willie McGee
  18. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Ken Dayley
  19. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Mike Heath
  20. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Buddy Black
  21. ^ Supplemental pick for loss of free agent Franklin Stubbs

Other notable players

NFL players drafted

External links

  • databaseThe Baseball CubeComplete draft list from


  1. ^ Draft Database
Preceded by
Chipper Jones
1st Overall Picks
Brien Taylor
Succeeded by
Phil Nevin
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