Canadians drafted in 1995

by on November 7, 2012


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* RHP Ryan Dempster (Gibsons, BC) was the top Canadian selected in 1995, shown here on a 1996 Bowman card ….


31 Canadians drafted … in 1995

Round (Over-all) Club Position Name Home Town University/Team
3rd   (66th) Rangers RHP Ryan Dempster Gibsons, BC North Shore Twins
5th  (127th) Cardinals 3B Cody McKay Vancouver, BC Arizona State University
6th   (160th) Blue Jays C Blaine Fortin Lundar, Man
9th  (231st) Cubs RHP Chad Ricketts Waterloo, Ont. Polk Community College
16th (451st) Expos 3B Pierre-Luc LaForest Gatineau, Que. Academie Baseball Canada

17th (454th) Mariners RHP Aaron Myette Surrey, BC Whalley Chiefs
17th (464th) Brewers C Alex Andreopoulos Toronto, Ont. Seton Hall University
23rd (632nd) Twins LHP Jamie Vallis Bedford, N.S. Bedford Blues/Nova Scotia Selects
24th (664th) Blue Jays LHP Mark Curtis St. Albert Alta.
28th (785th) Braves RHP Yan LaGrandeur Granby, Que. Academie Baseball Canada

29th (800th) Twins LHP Sean Reilly Burlington, Ont. Burlington Bulls
36th (1003rd) Dodgers RHP Trevor Bishop Assiniboia, Sask.
39th (1095th) Expos RHP Bruno Vaillancourt Le Gardeur, Que. Academie Baseball Canada
40th (1115th) Dodgers C Bobby Lee Cripps Powell River, BC Parksville Royals
41st (1140th) Blue Jays INF Jess Bechard Brantford, Ont. Masillon HS, Ohio

45th (1237th) Padres LHP Brett Kondro Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.
45th(1255th) Astros OF Brock Ashby Edmonton, Alta.
46th (1284th) Expos LHP Daniel Prata Repentingy, Que. Academie Baseball Canada
47th (1301st) Dodgers RHP Steve Green Longeiul, Que. Academie Baseball Canada
48th (1310th) Mariners C Jamie Pietraszko Kitchener, Ont. Kitchener Panthers

51st (1390th) Braves LHP Andrew Cochran Richmond, BC Pacific Lutheran University
56th (1477th) Dodgers RHP Vance Cozier Ajax, Ont. Ajax Spartans
56th (1480th) Yankees LHP Darrell Craig, Trail, BC National Baseball Institute
57th (1492nd) Dodgers LHP Joel Ainsworth Sarnia, Ont. Sarnia Braves
59th (1520th) Astros RHP Jay Meyer Winnipeg, Man.

67th (1588th) Dodgers C Paul Auton Edmonton, Alta.
69th (1601st) Dodgers 1B Tim Hackman Vernon, BC Kelowna Cubs
72nd (1618th) Astros RHP Mike Meyers Tillsonburg, Ont. Team Ontario
73rd (1621st) Dodgers RHP Ryan Cail Kamloops, BC National Baseball Institute
76th (1633rd) Dodgers RHP Neil Atchison Sarnia, Ont. Sarnia Braves

77th (1638th) Astros 1B Wayne Chinapen Willowdale, Ont.


By province: Ontario 10, British Columbia 8, Quebec 5, Alberta 4, Manitoba 2, New Brunswick 1, Saskatchewan 1.

By team: 1. Dodgers 9, 2. Astros 4, 3. Blue Jays 3, 3. Expos 3.

Braves 2, Mariners 2, Twins 2, Cubs 1, Brewers 1, Cardinals 1, Padres 1, Rangers 1, Yankees 1.

Bob Elliott
Bob Elliott is the founder of the Canadian Baseball Network. He is also a baseball columnist for the Toronto Sun and a frequent guest on The FAN-590. He was born in Kingston, Ont. If you want to know anything and everything to do with the Major Leagues, Minors or amateur ball in Canada - Bob is the man to talk ask.

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