1997 MLB Draft

The Coastal Plain League announced that in its first year three players were drafted in the 1997 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. This list includes a player selected in the fourth round, Curtis Whitley, who played for Raleigh. The complete list of CPL players drafted follows:


Coastal Plain League Alumni Drafted In 1997 Major League Draft 
Round Overall Player College/University MLB Team Drafted By CPL Team(s)
4 129 Curtis Whitley Mount Olive Chicago (AL) ’97 Raleigh
23 704 Chris Martine George Mason St. Louis ’97 Wilmington
30 907 Brian Fields East Carolina Milwaukee ’97 Wilson