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New York Yankees First Round Draft Picks

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The New York Yankees first round draft picks include 55 players, with 26 being pitchers and 33 of those being drafted out of high school. The Yankees have selected 12 outfielders, seven shortstops, four third basemen, three catchers and three first basemen in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Yankees have selected 20 right-handers and six left-handers.

The Yankees have drafted 22 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Clarke Schmidt in 2017. New York has selected first overall twice, with the team picking Ron Blomberg in 1967 and Brien Taylor in 1991.

YearPlayerPosSchoolPickSigning Bonus
1965Bill BurbachRHPWahlert HS (WI)19$35,000
1966Jim LyttleOFFlorida State University10
1967Ron Blomberg1BDruid Hills HS (GA)1$75,000
1968Thurman MunsonCKent State University4
1969Charlie Spikes3BCentral Memorial HS (LA)11
1970Dave CheadleLHPAsheville HS (NC)12
1971Terry WhitfieldOFPalo Verde HS (CA)19
1972Scott McGregorLHPEl Segundo HS (CA)14
1973Doug ReinholdRHPStroman HS (TX)13
1974Dennis SherrillSSSouth Miami HS (FL)12
1975Jim McDonald1BVerbum Dei HS (CA)19$31,500
1976Pat TablerOFMcNicholas HS (OH)16
1977Steve TaylorRHPUniversity of Delaware23
1978Rex HudlerSSBullard HS (CA)18
1978Matt WintersOFWilliamsville HS (NY)24
1978Brian RyderRHPShrewsbury HS (MA)26
1984Jeff PriesRHPUCLA22
1985Anthony BalabonRHPConestoga HS (PA)28
1990Carl EverettOFHillsborough HS (FL)10$250,000
1991Brien TaylorLHPEast Carteret HS (NC)1$1,550,000
1992Derek JeterSSKalamazoo Central HS (MI)6$700,000
1993Matt DrewsRHPSarasota HS (FL)13$620,000
1994Brian Buchanan1BUniversity of Virginia24$500,000
1995Shea MorenzOFThe University of Texas27$650,000
1996Eric MiltonLHPUniversity of Maryland20$775,000
1997Tyrell GodwinOFEast Bladen HS (NC)24Did Not Sign
1997Ryan BradleyRHPArizona State University40
1998Andy BrownOFRichmond HS (IN)24$1,050,000
1998Mark PriorRHPUniversity HS (CA)43Did Not Sign
1999David WallingRHPUniversity of Arkansas27$1,075,000
2000David ParrishCUniversity of Michigan28$1,425,000
2001John-Ford GriffinOFFlorida State University23$1,200,000
2001Bronson SardinhaSSKamehameha HS (HI)34$1,000,000
2001Jon SkaggsRHPRice University42$600,000
2003Eric Duncan3BSeton Hall Preparatory School (NJ)27$1,250,000
2004Phil HughesRHPFoothill HS (CA)23$1,400,000
2004Jonathan PotersonCChandler HS (AZ)37$925,000
2004Jeffrey MarquezRHPSacramento City College41$790,000
2005Carl HenrySSPutnam City HS (OK)17$1,575,000
2006Ian KennedyRHPUSC21$2,250,000
2006Joba ChamberlainRHPUniversity of Nebraska41$1,100,000
2007Andrew BrackmanRHPNorth Carolina State University30$3,350,000
2008Gerrit ColeRHPOrange Lutheran HS (CA)28Did Not Sign
2008Jeremy BleichLHPStanford University44$700,000
2009Slade HeathcottOFTexas HS (TX)29$2,200,000
2010Cito CulverSSWest Irondequoit HS (NY)32$954,400
2011Dante Bichette, Jr.3BOrangewood Christian HS (FL)51$750,000
2012Ty HensleyRHPSanta Fe HS (OK)30$1,200,000
2013Eric Jagielo3BUniversity of Notre Dame26$1,839,400
2013Aaron JudgeOFFresno State University32$1,800,000
2013Ian ClarkinLHPJames Madison HS (CA)33$1,650,100
2015James KaprielianRHPUCLA16$2,650,000
2015Kyle HolderSSUniversity of San Diego30$1,800,000
2016Blake RutherfordOFChaminade College Prep (CA)18$3,282,000
2017Clarke SchmidtRHPUniversity of South Carolina16$2,184,300

Hall of Fame

None

World Series Winners with Yankees

Thurman Munson (1977-1978), Derek Jeter (1996, 1998-2000, 2009), Phil Hughes (2009), Joba Chamberlain (2009)

AL MVP Award Winners with Yankees

Thurman Munson (1976)

AL Cy Young Award Winners with Yankees

None

Rookie of the Year Award with Yankees

Thurman Munson (1970), Derek Jeter (1996)

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