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Los Angeles Angels First Round Draft Picks

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The Los Angeles Angels first round draft picks include 64 players, with 29 being pitchers and 33 of those being drafted out of high school. The Angels have selected 13 outfielders, seven catchers, six shortstops, five third basemen and five first basemen in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Angels have selected 18 right-handers and 11 left-handers.

The Angels have drafted 31 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Matt Thaiss in 2016. Los Angeles has selected first overall twice, with the team picking Danny Goodwin in 1975 and Darin Erstad in 1995.

YearPlayerPosSchoolPickSigning Bonus
1965Jim Spencer1BAndover HS (MD)11
1966Jim DeNeffSSIndiana University8
1967Mike NunnCBen L. Smith HS (NC)9
1968Lloyd AllenRHPSelma HS (CA)12$75,000
1969Alan BannisterSSJohn F. Kennedy HS (CA)5Did Not Sign
1970Paul Dade3BNathan Hale HS (WA)10
1971Frank TananaLHPCatholic Central HS (MI)13
1972Dave Chalk3BUniversity of Texas10
1973Billy TaylorOFWindsor Forest HS (GA)7
1974Mike MileySSLSU10
1975Danny GoodwinCSouthern University1$125,000
1976Ken LandreauxOFArizona State University6$82,000
1977Richard DotsonRHPAnderson HS (OH)7
1978Tom BrunanskyOFWest Covina HS (CA)14
1980Dennis RasmussenLHPCreighton University17
1981Dick SchofieldSSSacred Heart-Griffin HS (IL)3
1982Bob KipperLHPAurora Central Catholic HS (IL)8
1983Mark DoranOFUniversity of Wisconsin23
1984Erik PappasCMount Carmel HS (IL)6
1985Willie FraserRHPConcordia College15$92,500
1985Mike CookRHPUniversity of South Carolina19$92,000
1986Roberto HernandezRHPUniversity of South Carolina Aiken16
1986Lee StevensOFLawrence HS (KS)22
1986Terry CarrOFJames M. Bennett HS (MD)25
1986Mike FettersRHPPepperdine University27
1986Daryl GreenRHPNacogdoches HS (TX)28
1987John OrtonCCalifornia Polytechnic State University25
1987David HoldridgeRHPOcean View HS (CA)31
1988Jim AbbottLHPUniversity of Michigan8
1989Kyle AbbottLHPCalifornia State University, Long Beach9$182,000
1991Eduardo Perez1BFlorida State University17$250,000
1991Jorge Fabregas3BUniversity of Miami34
1992Pete JanickiRHPUCLA8$90,000
1992Jeff SchmidtRHPUniversity of Minnesota29
1993Brian AndersonLHPWright State University3$680,000
1994McKay ChristensenOFClovis West HS (CA)6$700,000
1995Darin ErstadOFUniversity of Nebraska1$1,575,000
1997Troy Glaus3BUCLA3$2,000,000
1998Seth EthertonRHPUSC18
2000Joe TorresLHPGateway HS (FL)10$2,080,000
2000Chris BootcheckRHPAuburn University20$1,800,000
2001Casey Kotchman1BSeminole HS (FL)13$2,075,000
2001Jeff Mathis3BMarianna HS (FL)33$850,000
2002Joe SaundersLHPVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University12$1,825,000
2003Brandon WoodSSHorizon HS (AZ)23$1,300,000
2004Jered WeaverRHPCalifornia State University, Long Beach12$4,000,000
2005Trevor BellRHPCrescenta Valley HS (CA)37$925,000
2006Hank CongerCHuntington Beach HS (CA)25$1,350,000
2007Jon BachanovRHPUniversity HS (FL)58$553,300
2009Randal GrichukOFLamar Consolidated HS (TX)24$1,242,000
2009Mike TroutOFMillville Senior HS (NJ)25$1,215,000
2009Tyler SkaggsLHPSanta Monica HS (CA)40$1,000,000
2009Garrett RichardsRHPUniversity of Oklahoma42$802,800
2009Tyler KehrerLHPEastern Illinois University48$728,100
2010Kaleb CowartRHPCook County HS (GA)18$2,300,000
2010Cam BedrosianRHPEast Coweta HS (GA)29$1,116,000
2010Chevy ClarkeOFMarietta HS (GA)30$1,089,000
2010Taylor LindseySSDesert Mountain HS (AZ)37$873,000
2010Ryan BoldenOFMadison Central HS (MS)40$829,800
2011C.J. Cron1BUniversity of Utah17$1,467,000
2014Sean NewcombLHPUniversity of Hartford15$2,518,400
2015Taylor WardCFresno State26$1,670,000
2016Matt ThaissCUniversity of Virginia16$2,150,000
2017Jordon AdellOFBallard HS (KY)10$4,376,800

Hall of Fame

None

World Series Winners with Angels

Darin Erstad (2002), Troy Glaus (2002)

AL MVP Award Winners with Angels

Mike Trout (2014)

AL Cy Young Award Winners with Angels

None

Rookie of the Year Award with Angels

Mike Trout (2012)

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