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Boston Red Sox First Round Draft Picks

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The Boston Red Sox first round draft picks include 78 players, with 35 being pitchers and 40 of those being drafted out of high school. The Red Sox have selected 20 outfielders, 10 shortstops, four catchers, four first basemen, three second basemen and two third baseman in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Red Sox have selected 23 right-handers and 12 left-handers.

The Red Sox have drafted 37 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Tanner Houck in 2017. Boston has never selected first overall.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1965 Billy Conigliaro OF Swampscott HS (MA) 5 $62,500
1966 Ken Brett LHP El Segundo HS (CA) 4
1967 Mike Garman RHP Caldwell HS (ID) 3
1968 Tom Maggard OF John Glenn HS (CA) 20
1969 Noel Jenke OF University of Minnesota 13 $85,000
1970 Jimmy Hacker 3B Temple HS (TX) 16 Did Not Sign
1971 Jim Rice OF Hanna HS (SC) 15
1972 Joel Bishop SS McClatchy HS (CA) 16
1973 Ted Cox SS Midwest City HS (OK) 17
1974 Eddie Ford SS University of South Carolina 20
1975 Otis Foster 1B High Point University 15 $50,000
1976 Bruce Hurst LHP Dixie HS (UT) 22
1977 Andrew Madden RHP New Hartford HS (NY) 13
1981 Steve Lyons SS Oregon State University 19
1981 Kevin Burrell C Poway HS (CA) 25
1982 Sam Horn 1B Morse HS (CA) 16
1982 Rob Parkins RHP Cerritos HS (CA) 18
1982 Jeff Ledbetter 1B Florida State University 26
1983 Roger Clemens RHP University of Texas 19
1984 John Marzano C Temple University 14
1985 Dan Gabriele RHP Western HS (MI) 21 $100,000
1986 Greg McMurtry OF Brockton HS (MA) 14 Did Not Sign
1987 Reggie Harris RHP Waynesboro HS (VA) 26
1987 Bob Zupcic OF Oral Roberts University 32
1988 Tom Fischer LHP University of Wisconsin 12
1989 Greg Blosser OF Sarasota HS (FL) 16 $180,000
1989 Mo Vaughn 1B Seton Hall University 23 $126,000
1989 Kevin Morton LHP Seton Hall University 29
1991 Aaron Sele RHP Washington State University 23 $210,000
1991 J.J. Johnson OF Pine Plains HS (NY) 37
1991 Scott Hatteberg C Washington State University 43
1993 Trot Nixon OF New Hanover HS (NC) 7 $890,000
1994 Nomar Garciaparra SS Georgia Tech 12 $895,000
1995 Andy Yount RHP Kingwood HS (TX) 15 $986,000
1995 Corey Jenkins OF Dreher HS (SC) 24 $575,000
1996 Josh Garrett RHP South Spencer HS (IN) 26 $665,000
1996 Chris Reitsma RHP Calgary Christian HS (AB) 34
1997 John Curtice LHP Great Bridge HS (VA) 17 $975,000
1997 Mark Fischer OF Georgia Tech 35
1998 Adam Everett SS University of South Carolina 12 $1,725,000
1999 Rick Asadoorian OF Northbridge HS (MA) 17 $1,725,500
1999 Brad Baker RHP Pioneer Valley Regional HS (MA) 40 $832,500
1999 Casey Fossum LHP Texas A&M University 48 $660,000
2000 Phil Dumatrait LHP Bakersfield College 22 $1,275,000
2003 David Murphy OF Baylor University 17 $1,525,000
2003 Matt Murton OF Georgia Tech 32 $1,010,000
2005 Jacoby Ellsbury OF Oregon State University 23 $1,400,000
2005 Craig Hansen RHP St. John's University 26 $1,325,000
2005 Clay Buchholz RHP Angelina College 42 $800,000
2005 Jed Lowrie 2B Stanford University 45 $762,500
2005 Michael Bowden RHP Waubonsie Valley HS (IL) 47 $730,000
2006 Jason Place OF Wren HS (SC) 27 $1,300,000
2006 Daniel Bard RHP University of North Carolina 28 $1,550,000
2006 Kris Johnson RHP Wichita State University 40 $850,000
2006 Caleb Clay RHP Cullman HS (AL) 44 $775,000
2007 Nick Hagadone LHP University of Washington 55 $571,500
2007 Ryan Dent SS Wilson Classical HS (CA) 62 $571,000
2008 Casey Kelly SS Sarasota HS (FL) 30 $3,000,000
2008 Bryan Price RHP Rice University 45 $849,000
2009 Reymond Fuentes OF Fernando Callejo HS (PR) 28 $1,134,000
2010 Kolbrin Vitek 2B Ball State University 20 $1,359,000
2010 Bryce Brentz OF Middle Tennessee State University 36 $889,200
2010 Anthony Ranaudo RHP LSU 39 $2,550,000
2011 Matt Barnes RHP University of Connecticut 19 $1,500,000
2011 Blake Swihart C V. Sue Cleveland HS (NM) 26 $2,500,000
2011 Henry Owens LHP Edison HS (CA) 36 $1,550,000
2011 Jackie Bradley OF University of South Carolina 40 $1,100,000
2012 Deven Marrero SS Arizona State University 24 $2,050,000
2012 Brian Johnson LHP University of Florida 31 $1,575,000
2012 Pat Light RHP Monmouth University 37 $1,000,000
2013 Trey Ball LHP New Castle Chrysler HS (IN) 7 $2,750,000
2014 Michael Chavis SS Sprayberry HS (GA) 26 $1,870,500
2014 Michael Kopech RHP Mount Pleasant HS (TX) 33 $1,500,000
2015 Andrew Benintendi OF University of Arkansas 7 $3,590,400
2016 Jason Groome LHP Barnegat High School (NJ) 12 $3,650,000
2017 Tanner Houck RHP Missouri 24 $2,614,500
2018 Triston Casas 3B American Heritage HS (FL) 26 $2,552,800
2020 Nick Yorke 2B Archbishop Mitty HS (CA) 17

Hall of Fame

Jim Rice (2009)

World Series Winners with Red Sox

Trot Nixon (2004), Jacoby Ellsbury (2007), Jackie Bradley (2018), Andrew Benintendi (2018), Matt Barnes (2018), Blake Swihart (2018)

AL MVP Award Winners with Red Sox

Jim Rice (1978), Roger Clemens (1986), Mo Vaughn (1995)

AL Cy Young Award Winners with Red Sox

Roger Clemens (1986, 1987, 1991)

Rookie of the Year Award with Red Sox

Nomar Garciaparra (1994)

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