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Straight to the Majors

Since Major League baseball began its First-Year Player Draft in 1965, 19 selections have advanced directly to the major leagues without first playing in the minors

Draft PosTeam
1967Mike Adamson, USCPBaltimore
1969Steve Dunning, StanfordPCleveland
1971Pete Broberg, DartmouthPWashington
 Rob Ellis, Michigan St.OFMilwaukee
 Burt Hooton, TexasPChicago-NL
1972Dave Roberts, Oregon3BSan Diego
1973Dick Ruthven, Fresno St.PPhiladelphia
 David Clyde, Westchester HS (Tex.)PTexas
 Dave Winfield, MinnesotaOFSan Diego
 Eddie Bane, Arizona St.PMinnesota
1978Tim Conroy, Gateway HS (Pa.)POakland
 Bob Horner, Arizona St.3BAtlanta
 Brian Milner, Southwest HS (Tex.)CToronto
 Mike Morgan, Valley HS (Nev.)POakland
1985Pete Incaviglia, Oklahoma St.OFMontreal
1988Jim Abbott, MichiganPCalifornia
1989John Olerud, Washington St.1BToronto
1995Ariel Prieto, Fajardo U (Cuba)POakland
2000Xavier Nady, California3BSan Diego

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