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Baltimore Orioles First Round Draft Picks

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The Baltimore Orioles first round draft picks include 70 players, with 35 being pitchers and 36 of those being drafted out of high school. The Orioles have selected 14 outfielders, 11 shortstops, seven catchers, two third basemen and one second baseman in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Orioles have selected 25 right-handers and 10 left-handers.

The Orioles have drafted 32 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Jordan Westburg in 2018. Baltimore has selected first overall twice, with the team picking Ben McDonald in 1989 and Adley Rutschman in 2019.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1965 Scott McDonald RHP Marquette HS (WA) 15
1966 Ted Parks SS University of California 16
1967 Bobby Grich SS Wilson Classical HS (CA) 19
1968 Junior Kennedy SS Arvin HS (CA) 10
1969 Don Hood LHP Southside HS (SC) 17
1970 James West C Vashon HS (MO) 24
1971 Randy Stein RHP Ganesha HS (CA) 23
1972 Ken Thomas C Clear Fork HS (OH) 24
1973 Mike Parrott RHP Adolfo Camarillo HS (CA) 15
1974 Rich Dauer SS USC 24
1975 Dave Ford RHP Lincoln-West HS (OH) 23
1976 Dallas Williams OF Abraham Lincoln HS (NY) 20
1977 Drungo Hazewood C Sacramento HS (CA) 19
1978 Robert Boyce 3B Deer Park HS (OH) 22
1980 Jeff Williams OF Princeton HS (OH) 26
1982 Joe Kucharski RHP University of South Carolina 24
1983 Wayne Wilson RHP Redondo Beach HS (CA) 25
1984 John Hoover RHP Fresno State University 25
1987 Chris Myers LHP Plant HS (FL) 7
1987 Brad DuVall RHP Virginia Tech 15 Did Not Sign
1987 Pete Harnisch RHP Fordham University 27
1988 Gregg Olson RHP Auburn University 4
1988 Ricky Gutierrez SS American HS (FL) 28
1989 Ben McDonald RHP LSU 1
1990 Mike Mussina RHP Stanford University 20
1991 Mark Smith OF USC 9
1992 Jeffrey Hammonds OF Stanford University 4
1993 Jay Powell RHP Mississippi State University 19
1995 Alvie Shepherd RHP University of Nebraska 21
1997 Jayson Werth C Glenwood HS (IL) 22
1997 Darnell McDonald OF Cherry Creek HS (CO) 26
1997 Ntema Ndungidi OF Edouard Montpetit HS (QC) 36
1998 Rick Elder OF Sprayberry HS (GA) 26
1998 Mamon Tucker OF Stephen F. Austin HS (TX) 39
1999 Mike Paradis RHP Clemson University 13
1999 Richard Stahl LHP Newton County HS (GA) 18
1999 Larry Bigbie OF Ball State University 21
1999 Keith Reed OF Providence College 23
1999 Joshua Cenate LHP Jefferson HS (WV) 34
1999 Scott Rice LHP Royal HS (CA) 44
1999 Brian Roberts SS University of South Carolina 50
2000 Beau Hale RHP University of Texas 14 $2,250,000
2000 Tripper Johnson RHP Newport HS (WA) 32 $1,050,000
2001 Chris Smith LHP Cumberland University 7 $2,175,000
2001 Mike Fontenot 2B LSU 19 $1,300,000
2001 Bryan Bass SS Seminole HS (FL) 31 $1,150,000
2002 Adam Loewen LHP Fraser Valley Christian HS (BC) 4 $4,020,000
2003 Nick Markakis OF Young Harris College 7 $1,850,000
2004 Wade Townsend RHP Rice University 8 Did Not Sign
2005 Brandon Snyder C Westfield HS (VA) 13 $1,700,000
2005 Garrett Olson LHP California Polytechnic State University 48 $650,000
2006 Billy Rowell 3B Bishop Eustace Preparatory School (NJ) 9 $2,100,000
2006 Pedro Beato RHP St. Petersburg College 32 $1,000,000
2007 Matt Wieters C Georgia Tech 5 $6,000,000
2008 Brian Matusz LHP University of San Diego 4 $3,200,000
2009 Matthew Hobgood RHP Norco HS (CA) 5 $2,420,000
2010 Manny Machado SS Brito HS (FL) 3 $5,250,000
2011 Dylan Bundy RHP Owasso HS (OK) 4 $6,225,000
2012 Kevin Gausman RHP LSU 4 $4,320,000
2013 Hunter Harvey RHP Bandys HS (NC) 22 $1,947,600
2013 Josh Hart OF Parkview HS (GA) 37 $1,450,000
2015 DJ Stewart OF Florida State University 25 $2,064,500
2015 Ryan Mountcastle SS Paul J. Hagerty HS (FL) 36 $1,300,000
2016 Cody Sedlock RHP University of Illinois 27 $2,097,200
2017 DL Hall LHP Valdosta HS (GA) 21 $3,000,000
2018 Grayson Rodriguez RHP Central Heights HS (TX) 11 $4,300,000
2018 Cadyn Grenier SS Oregon State University 37 $1,800,000
2019 Adley Rutschman C Oregon State University 1
2020 Heston Kjerstad OF University of Arkansas 2
2020 Jordan Westburg SS Mississippi State University 30

Hall of Fame

None

World Series Winners with Orioles

Bobby Grich (1970), Rich Dauer (1983)

AL MVP Award Winners with Orioles

None

AL Cy Young Award Winners with Orioles

None

Rookie of the Year Award with Orioles

Gregg Olson (1989)

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