MLB First Round Draft Picks - 2001
PICKPLAYERPOSTEAMSCHOOL/HOMETOWN
1Joe MauerCMinnesota Twins Cretin-Derham Hall HS, St
2Mark PriorRHPChicago Cubs U. of Southern California
3Dewon BrazeltonRHPTampa Bay Devil Rays Middle Tennessee State U
4Gavin FloydRHPPhiladelphia Phillies Mt. St. Joseph HS, Baltim
5Mark Teixeira3BTexas Rangers Georgia Tech
6Josh KarpRHPMontreal Expos UCLA
7Chris SmithLHPBaltimore Orioles Cumberland (Tenn.) U
8John VanBenschoten1B-OFPittsburgh Pirates Kent State U
9Colt GriffinRHPKansas City Royals Marshall (Texas) HS
10Chris BurkeSSHouston Astros U. of Tennessee
11Kenny BaughRHPDetroit Tigers Rice U
12Mike JonesRHPMilwaukee Brewers Thunderbird HS, Phoenix
13Casey Kotchman1BAnaheim Angels Seminole (Fla.) HS
14Jake Gautreau3BSan Diego Padres Tulane U
15Gabe GrossOFToronto Blue Jays Auburn U
16Kris HonelRHPChicago White Sox Providence HS, New Lenox,
17Dan DenhamRHPCleveland Indians Deer Valley HS, Antioch,
18Aaron HeilmanRHPNew York Mets U. of Notre Dame
19Mike Fontenot2BBaltimore Orioles Louisiana State U
20Jeremy SowersLHPCincinnati Reds Ballard HS, Louisville
21Brad HennesseyRHPSan Francisco Giants Youngstown State U
22Jason BulgerRHPArizona Diamondbacks Valdosta State U
23John-Ford GriffinOFNew York Yankees Florida State U
24Macay McBrideLHPAtlanta Braves Screven County HS, Sylvan
25Bobby CrosbySSOakland Athletics Long Beach State U
26Jeremy BondermanRHPOakland Athletics Pasco (Wash.) HS
27Alan HorneRHPCleveland Indians Marianna (Fla.) HS
28Justin PopeRHPSt. Louis Cardinals U. of Central Florida
29Josh BurrusSSAtlanta Braves Wheeler HS, Marietta, Ga
30Noah LowryLHPSan Francisco Giants Pepperdine U