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The Top 10 First Overall Picks in MLB Draft History

Published by on June 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

With the buzz of this year's MLB draft centered around sure fire No. 1 pick Stephen Strasburg, I decided to take a look back at previous No. 1 overall picks to see how they fared in the MLB.

From the first draft back in 1965, when the Dodgers selected outfielder Rick Monday out of Arizona State, until later tonight when the Nationals will no doubt make the flame, throwing Strasburg the top pick—there have been spot on picks like Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez as well as epic busts like Brien Taylor and Steve Chilcott who never even reached the majors.

I have ranked my top ten first overall picks, and if the hype is legitimate, Strasburg will find his way onto the...

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