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ChiSoxRowand
03-22-2006, 11:08 PM
Link (http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/draft/index.jsp?feature=decade1990s) (scroll down a little)

Kind of wierd that we have 3 guys picked in the top 15 right now, and two of the top 3. Plus you have Mark Johnson and McKay Christensen in there.:D:

havelj
03-22-2006, 11:27 PM
Amazing stat....

White Sox:
Only team since 1991 to not draft in the Top 10 in the amateur draft.

Even the Yankees had the worst record one year-1990 when they barely had 2 million in attendance. In fact, they then failed to have 2 million fans in 4 of the next 5 years.

Then, in 1999 and 2000:
The Cubs lose over 95 games each year, yet set all-time franchise attendance records!

Idiots.

PicktoCLick72
03-23-2006, 12:09 AM
Funny when you look through the 1990's, how many of he Sox picks were busts.

WhiteSoxFan84
03-23-2006, 06:15 AM
Pay attention to who the Blue Jays drafted from 1990-1999...

Steve Karsay, Shawn Green, Shannon Stewart, Chris Carpenter, Kevin Witt (?), Roy Halladay, Joe Lawerence (?), Vernon Wells, Felipe Lopez, and Alex Rios.

What an amazing job of drafting.

Professor
03-23-2006, 07:50 AM
What's the connection between the Sox and Baylor Univ.? They seem to draft several Baylor players.

havelj
03-23-2006, 10:47 AM
What's the connection between the Sox and Baylor Univ.? They seem to draft several Baylor players.

Maybe Ron Schueler was a Branch Davidian since they were based down there?

ChiSoxRowand
03-23-2006, 02:18 PM
Even the Yankees had the worst record one year-1990 when they barely had 2 million in attendance. In fact, they then failed to have 2 million fans in 4 of the next 5 years.

And they drafted Brien Taylor with the first pick that year, one of three first overall picks to never make it to the big leagues.

34 Inch Stick
03-23-2006, 03:10 PM
Dmitri Young started out as a shortstop. That reminds me of former Bear defensive tackle Robert "Tractor" coming into the league as an outside linebacker.

ondafarm
03-23-2006, 03:51 PM
Funny when you look through the 1990's, how many of he Sox picks were busts.

But nobody really drafts well. Since only one out of 100 players actually performs in the majors, even #1s only make it occasionally. You can draft the physical attributes, but the brains, drive and determination are almost impossible to accurately assess. That's why relatives of former players (ala Carlos Lee) are so popular to draft. If your brother could put it all together, your odds of also making it to the show are that much greater.

gbergman
03-23-2006, 03:52 PM
aren't the pirates royals and expos mad that they all passed on Barry Zito in 99

chisoxfan79
03-23-2006, 03:56 PM
I still shake my head every time I see the 85 draft and the Sox passed on Barry Bonds for a catcher that never made it to the majors:whiner:

gbergman
03-23-2006, 03:58 PM
what else is said for all 10 drafts i only count 73 players that have done anything significant or played a couple seasons in the major leagues

gbergman
03-23-2006, 03:59 PM
I still shake my head every time I see the 85 draft and the Sox passed on Barry Bonds for a catcher that never made it to the majors:whiner:

Imagine if Barry had been signed. At USCF he wouldnt of needed those roids to hit bombs and break the record.

peeonwrigley
03-23-2006, 04:21 PM
Dmitri Young started out as a shortstop. That reminds me of former Bear defensive tackle Robert "Tractor" coming into the league as an outside linebacker.

Robert "Tractor" Traylor was paid several thousand dollars to play basketball at Michigan.

Kieth Traylor was the fat guy that played tackle for the Bears.

34 Inch Stick
03-24-2006, 07:48 AM
Oops. Got my bloated atheletes mixed up.

FedEx227
03-24-2006, 08:59 AM
Robert "Tractor" Traylor was paid several thousand dollars to play basketball at Michigan.

Well at least Marcus Camby played at UMass for free! :rolleyes: