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First-Year Player Draft History

Rangers First-Round No. 1 Draft Picks
First picks by club:  

  Year Player Pick No.
  2014 Luis Ortiz, RHP 30
  2013 Travis Demeritte, SS 30
  2013 Alex Gonzalez, RHP 23
  2012 Lewis Brinson, OF 29
  2011 Kevin Matthews, LHP 33
  2010 Jake Skole, OF 15
  2009 Matthew Purke, LHP 14
  2008 Justin Smoak, 1B 11
  2007 Blake Beavan, RHP 17
  2006 Kasey Kiker, LHP 12
  2005 John Mayberry, rf 19
  2004 Thomas Diamon, rhp 10
  2003 John Danks, lhp 9
  2002 Drew Meyer, ss 10
  2001 Mark Teixeira, 3b 5
  2000 Scott Heard, c 25
  1999 NONE --
  1998 Carlos Pena, 1b 10
  1997 Jason Romano, 3b 39
  1996 R.A. Dickey, rhp 18
  1996 Sam Marsnek, rhp 24
  1996 Corey Lee, lhp 32
  1995 Jonathan Johnson, rhp 7
  1994 NONE --
  1993 Mike Bell, 3b 30
  1992 Rick Helling, rhp 22
  1991 Benji Gil, ss 19
  1990 Dan Smith, lhp 16
  1989 Donald Harris, of 5
  1988 Monty Fariss, ss 6
  1987 Brian Bohanon, lhp 19
  1987 Bill Haselman, c 23
  1987 Mark Petkovsek, rhp 29
  1986 Kevin Brown, rhp 4
  1985 Bobby Witt, rhp 3
  1984 Oddibe McDowell, of 12
  1983 Jeff Kunkel, ss 3
  1982 NONE --
  1981 Ron Darling, rhp 9
  1980 Tim Maki, rhp 14
  1979 Jerry Don Gleaton, lhp 17
  1978 NONE --
  1977 David Hibner, ss 9
  1976 William Simpson, of 12
  1975 Jim Gideon, p 17
  1974 Tommy Boggs, p 2
  1973 David Clyde, p 1
  1972 Roy Howell, 3b 4
  1971 Roger Quiroga, p 7
  1970 Charles Maxwell, inf-c-rhp 14
  1969 Jeff Burroughs, of 1
  1968 Don Castle, lhp-1b 8
  1967 John Jones, c 5
  1966 Tom Grieve, c-rhp 6
  1965 Joe Coleman, rhp 3