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New York Yankees First Round Draft Picks

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The New York Yankees first round draft picks include 56 players, with 26 being pitchers and 34 of those being drafted out of high school. The Yankees have selected 12 outfielders, seven shortstops, four third basemen, four 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.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1965 Bill Burbach RHP Wahlert HS (WI) 19 $35,000
1966 Jim Lyttle OF Florida State University 10
1967 Ron Blomberg 1B Druid Hills HS (GA) 1 $75,000
1968 Thurman Munson C Kent State University 4
1969 Charlie Spikes 3B Central Memorial HS (LA) 11
1970 Dave Cheadle LHP Asheville HS (NC) 12
1971 Terry Whitfield OF Palo Verde HS (CA) 19
1972 Scott McGregor LHP El Segundo HS (CA) 14
1973 Doug Reinhold RHP Stroman HS (TX) 13
1974 Dennis Sherrill SS South Miami HS (FL) 12
1975 Jim McDonald 1B Verbum Dei HS (CA) 19 $31,500
1976 Pat Tabler OF McNicholas HS (OH) 16
1977 Steve Taylor RHP University of Delaware 23
1978 Rex Hudler SS Bullard HS (CA) 18
1978 Matt Winters OF Williamsville HS (NY) 24
1978 Brian Ryder RHP Shrewsbury HS (MA) 26
1984 Jeff Pries RHP UCLA 22
1985 Anthony Balabon RHP Conestoga HS (PA) 28
1990 Carl Everett OF Hillsborough HS (FL) 10 $250,000
1991 Brien Taylor LHP East Carteret HS (NC) 1 $1,550,000
1992 Derek Jeter SS Kalamazoo Central HS (MI) 6 $700,000
1993 Matt Drews RHP Sarasota HS (FL) 13 $620,000
1994 Brian Buchanan 1B University of Virginia 24 $500,000
1995 Shea Morenz OF The University of Texas 27 $650,000
1996 Eric Milton LHP University of Maryland 20 $775,000
1997 Tyrell Godwin OF East Bladen HS (NC) 24 Did Not Sign
1997 Ryan Bradley RHP Arizona State University 40
1998 Andy Brown OF Richmond HS (IN) 24 $1,050,000
1998 Mark Prior RHP University HS (CA) 43 Did Not Sign
1999 David Walling RHP University of Arkansas 27 $1,075,000
2000 David Parrish C University of Michigan 28 $1,425,000
2001 John-Ford Griffin OF Florida State University 23 $1,200,000
2001 Bronson Sardinha SS Kamehameha HS (HI) 34 $1,000,000
2001 Jon Skaggs RHP Rice University 42 $600,000
2003 Eric Duncan 3B Seton Hall Preparatory School (NJ) 27 $1,250,000
2004 Phil Hughes RHP Foothill HS (CA) 23 $1,400,000
2004 Jonathan Poterson C Chandler HS (AZ) 37 $925,000
2004 Jeffrey Marquez RHP Sacramento City College 41 $790,000
2005 Carl Henry SS Putnam City HS (OK) 17 $1,575,000
2006 Ian Kennedy RHP USC 21 $2,250,000
2006 Joba Chamberlain RHP University of Nebraska 41 $1,100,000
2007 Andrew Brackman RHP North Carolina State University 30 $3,350,000
2008 Gerrit Cole RHP Orange Lutheran HS (CA) 28 Did Not Sign
2008 Jeremy Bleich LHP Stanford University 44 $700,000
2009 Slade Heathcott OF Texas HS (TX) 29 $2,200,000
2010 Cito Culver SS West Irondequoit HS (NY) 32 $954,400
2011 Dante Bichette, Jr. 3B Orangewood Christian HS (FL) 51 $750,000
2012 Ty Hensley RHP Santa Fe HS (OK) 30 $1,200,000
2013 Eric Jagielo 3B University of Notre Dame 26 $1,839,400
2013 Aaron Judge OF Fresno State University 32 $1,800,000
2013 Ian Clarkin LHP James Madison HS (CA) 33 $1,650,100
2015 James Kaprielian RHP UCLA 16 $2,650,000
2015 Kyle Holder SS University of San Diego 30 $1,800,000
2016 Blake Rutherford OF Chaminade College Prep (CA) 18 $3,282,000
2017 Clarke Schmidt RHP University of South Carolina 16 $2,184,300
2018 Anthony Seigler C Cartersville HS (GA) 23 $2,815,900

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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