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Washington Nationals First Round Draft Picks

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The Montreal Expos and Washington Nationals first round draft picks include 71 players, with 36 being pitchers and 40 of those being drafted out of high school. The Nationals/Expos have selected 13 outfielders, nine shortstops, five third basemen, four catchers and three first basemen in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Nationals/Expos have selected 25 right-handers and 11 left-handers.

The Nationals/Expos have drafted 31 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Seth Romero in 2017. Washington has selected first overall twice, with the team picking Stephen Strasburg in 2009 and Bryce Harper in 2010.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1969 Balor Moore LHP Deer Park HS (TX) 22
1970 Barry Foote C Smithfield-Selma HS (NC) 3
1971 Condredge Holloway SS Lee HS (AL) 4 Did Not Sign
1972 Bobby Goodman C Bishop Byrne HS (TN) 5
1973 Gary Roenicke SS Edgewood HS (CA) 8
1974 Ron Sorey 3B Stebbins HS (OH) 9
1975 Art Miles SS Crockett HS (TX) 10 $56,000
1976 Bob James RHP Verdugo Hills HS (CA) 9
1977 Bill Gullickson RHP Joliet Catholic Academy (IL) 2
1978 Glenn Franklin SS Chipola Junior College 9
1979 Tim Wallach 1B California State University, Fullerton 10
1980 Terry Francona OF University of Arizona 22
1981 Darren Dilks LHP Oklahoma State University 18
1983 Rich Stoll RHP University of Michigan 14
1983 Brian Holman RHP Wichita North HS (KS) 16
1984 Bob Caffrey C California State University, Fullerton 13
1984 Norm Charlton LHP Rice University 28
1985 Pete Incaviglia 3B Oklahoma State University 8 Did Not Sign
1986 Kevin Dean OF Hogan HS (CA) 15
1987 Delino DeShields SS Seaford Senior HS (DE) 12
1987 Tyrone Kingwood OF Imperial Valley College 28
1988 Dave Wainhouse RHP Washington State University 19
1989 Charles Johnson C Fort Pierce Westwood HS (FL) 10 Did Not Sign
1990 Shane Andrews 3B Carlsbad HS (NM) 11 $175,000
1990 Rondell White OF Jones County HS (GA) 24 $175,000
1990 Gabe White LHP Sebring HS (FL) 28
1990 Stan Spencer RHP Stanford University 35
1990 Ben Van Ryn LHP East Noble HS (IN) 37
1990 Stan Robertson OF Plainview HS (TX) 40
1991 Cliff Floyd 1B Thornwood HS (IL) 14 $290,000
1992 B.J. Wallace LHP Mississippi State University 3 $550,000
1993 Chris Schwab OF Cretin HS (MN) 18 $425,000
1993 Josue Estrada OF Medardo Carazo HS (PR) 31
1994 Hiram Bocachica SS Rexville HS (PR) 21 $635,000
1994 Mike Thurman RHP Oregon State University 31
1995 Michael Barrett SS Pace Academy (GA) 28 $500,000
1996 John Patterson RHP West Orange-Stark HS (TX) 5 Did Not Sign
1997 Donnie Bridges RHP Oak Grove HS (MS) 23 $870,000
1997 Chris Stowe RHP Chancellor HS (VA) 37
1997 Scott Hodges SS Henry Clay HS (KY) 38
1997 Bryan Hebson RHP Auburn University 44
1997 Tom Pittman 1B East St. John HS (LA) 45
1997 T.J. Tucker RHP River Ridge HS (FL) 47
1997 Shane Arthurs RHP Westmoore HS (OK) 48
1997 Tootie Myers OF Petal HS (MS) 52
1998 Josh McKinley SS Malvern Preparatory School (PA) 11 $1,250,000
1998 Brad Wilkerson OF University of Florida 33 $1,000,000
1999 Josh Girdley LHP Jasper HS (TX) 6 $1,700,000
2000 Justin Wayne RHP Stanford University 5 $2,950,000
2001 Josh Karp RHP UCLA 6 $2,650,000
2002 Clint Everts RHP Cypress Falls HS (TX) 5 $2,500,000
2003 Chad Cordero RHP California State University, Fullerton 20 $1,350,000
2004 Bill Bray LHP The College of William & Mary 13 $1,750,000
2005 Ryan Zimmerman 3B University of Virginia 4 $2,975,000
2006 Chris Marrero OF Monsignor Edward Pace HS (FL) 15 $1,625,000
2006 Colton Willems RHP John Carroll Catholic HS (FL) 22 $1,425,000
2007 Ross Detwiler LHP Missouri State University 6 $2,150,000
2007 Josh Smoker LHP Calhoun HS (GA) 31 $1,000,000
2007 Michael Burgess OF Hillsborough HS (FL) 49 $630,000
2008 Aaron Crow RHP University of Missouri 9 Did Not Sign
2009 Stephen Strasburg RHP San Diego State University 1 $7,500,000
2009 Drew Storen RHP Stanford University 10 $1,600,000
2010 Bryce Harper OF College of Southern Nevada 1 $6,250,000
2011 Anthony Rendon 3B Rice University 6 $6,000,000
2011 Alex Meyer RHP University of Kentucky 23 $2,000,000
2011 Brian Goodwin OF Miami Dade College 34 $3,000,000
2012 Lucas Giolito RHP Harvard-Westlake HS (CA) 16 $2,925,000
2014 Erick Fedde RHP University of Nevada 18 $2,511,100
2016 Carter Kieboom SS Walton High School (GA) 28 $2,000,000
2016 Dane Dunning RHP University of Florida 29 $2,000,000
2017 Seth Romero LHP University of Houston 25 $2,800,000

Hall of Fame

None

World Series Winners with Nationals or Expos

None

NL MVP Award Winners with Nationals or Expos

Bryce Harper (2015)

NL Cy Young Award Winners with Nationals or Expos

None

Rookie of the Year Award with Nationals or Expos

Bryce Harper (2012)

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