Jewish Players selected in 2011 Draft
List compiled by Suzy Iarusso for the Jewish Ledger.
1. Jake Lemmerman, SS
(Los Angeles Dodgers: 5th round, 172th overall pick). Background: Duke University.
2. Zach Weiss, P (Pittsburgh Pirates: 10th round, 297th overall pick). Background: Northwood High School, Irvine, Calif.
3. Jason Markovitz, RP (Seattle Mariners: 13th round, 402nd overall pick): Background: Long Beach State.
4. Andrew Pevsner, P (Los Angeles Dodgers: 16th round, 502nd overall pick). Background: Johns Hopkins University.
5. Mike Schwartz, 1B (Chicago White Sox: 17th round, 518th overall pick). Background: University of Tampa.
6. Eric Jaffe, 1B/P (Boston Red Sox: 19th round, 593rd overall pick). Background: Bishop O’Dowd High School, Oakland, Calif.
7. Jeremy Gould, P (New York Mets: 28th round, 842nd overall pick). Background: Duke University.
8. Jeff Urlaub, P (Oakland A’s: 30th round, 905th pick). Background: Grand Canyon University.
9. Zach Kapstein, C (Boston Red Sox: 44th round, 1343th pick). Backgound: Tiverton High School, Little Compton, R.I.
10. Michael Fagan, SP (San Diego Padres: 45th round, 1354th pick).
11. Harris Fanaroff, P (Washington Nationals: 50th round, 1496th pick).
Suzy Iarusso is a freelance writer living in Boston.