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10 Best #1 Picks In MLB Amateur Draft History


It almost seems like the MLB Amateur Draft is pure nonsense. Most top prospects never amount to much, but kudos to the 10 players on this list that were drafted #1 overall and went on to perform at a high level

1. Ken Griffey Jr. (Seattle, 1987)

Junior is one of the best players of all-time. He’s the kid with the smooth stroke killer instincts in the outfield. Griffey finished his career with 630 homeruns, which ranks him 4th all-time.

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