MLB First-Year Player Draft
First round selections at the 37th First-Year Player Draft held June 5-7, 2001 in New York. Clubs select in reverse order of their standing from the preceding season. The worst National League team selects first in even years and the worst American League team goes first in odd years. Leagues then alternate picks throughout the rounds.
|No|| || ||Pos|
|1 ||Minnesota||Joe Mauer, Cretin-Durham HS|
St. Paul, Minn.
|2 ||Chicago-NL||Mark Prior, USC||RHP|
|3 ||Tampa Bay||Dewon Brazelton, Mid. Tenn. St.||RHP|
|4 ||Philadelphia||Gavin Floyd, Mt. St. Joseph's HS|
Severna Park, Md.
|5 ||Texas||Mark Teixeira, Georgia Tech||3B|
|6 ||Montreal||Josh Karp, UCLA||RHP|
|7 ||Baltimore||Chris Smith, Cumberland Univ.||LHP|
|8 ||Pittsburgh||John VanBenschoten, Kent. St.||1B|
|9 ||Kansas City||Colt Griffin, Marshall (Tex.) HS||RHP|
|10 ||Houston||Chris Burke, Tennessee||SS|
|11 ||Detroit||Kenneth Baugh, Rice||RHP|
|12 ||Milwaukee||Michael Jones, Thunderbird HS|
|13 ||Anaheim||Casey Kotchman, |
Seminole (Fla.) HS
|14 ||San Diego||Jake Gautreau, Tulane||1B|
|15 ||Toronto||Gabriel Gross, Auburn||OF|
|16 ||a-Chicago-AL||Kris Honel, Providence|
Catholic HS, New Lenox, Ill.
|17 ||b-Cleveland||Dan Denham, Deer Valley HS|
|18 ||c-New York-NL||Aaron Heilman, Notre Dame||RHP|
|19 ||d-Baltimore||Michael Fontenot, LSU||2B|
|20 ||Cincinnati||Jeremy Sowers, Ballard HS|
|21 ||e-San Francisco||Brad Hennessey,|
|22 ||Arizona||Jason Bulger, Valdosta St.||RHP|
|23 ||f-New York-AL||John Ford-Griffin, Florida St.||OF|
|24 ||g-Atlanta||Joseph McBride, Screven County HS|
|25 ||Oakland||Robert Crosby, Long Beach St.||SS|
|26 ||h-Oakland||Jeremy Bonderman,|
Pasco (Wash.) HS
|27 ||i-Cleveland||William Horne,|
Marianna (Fla.) HS
|28 ||St. Louis||Justin Pope, Central Florida||RHP|
|29 ||Atlanta||Joshua Burrus, Wheeler HS|
|30 ||San Francisco||Noah Lowry, Pepperdine||LHP|
Acquired picks: a–from Florida for signing Charles Johnson; b–from Boston for signing Manny Ramirez; c–from Colorado for signing Mike Hampton; d–from NY Yankees for signing Mike Mussina; e–from Cleveland for signing Ellis Burks; f–from Seattle for signing Jeff Nelson; g–from Los Angeles for signing Andy Ashby; h–from NY Mets for signing Kevin Appier; i–from Chicago-AL for signing Sandy Alomar Jr.
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