1989: Ben McDonald

The Orioles selected right-handed pitcher Ben McDonald out of LSU with the first overall pick in the 1989 draft. He went 78-70 with a 3.91 ERA in a nine-year major-league career. McDonald played for the Orioles from 1989-95 before spending his final two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers.

( Sun photo by Kenneth K. Lam / August 5, 1993 )

The Orioles selected right-handed pitcher Ben McDonald out of LSU with the first overall pick in the 1989 draft. He went 78-70 with a 3.91 ERA in a nine-year major-league career. McDonald played for the Orioles from 1989-95 before spending his final two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers.

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