Philadelphia's First-Round Draftees

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    Here is a list of the city-leagues products (Public, Catholic, Inter-Ac) taken
in the first round
of the NBA, NFL and MLB drafts.
    Number after franchise name represents position in first round.
    In NBA draft, "T" indicates territorial selection.
    In MLB draft, "#" indicates pick was made when player was high school senior.

   

NBA

   
YEAR NAME TEAM SCHOOL COLLEGE
1948 George Hauptfuhrer Boston (3) Penn Charter Harvard
1950 Paul Arizin Phila. Warriors (T3) *La Salle Villanova
Larry Foust Chicago (6) S. Catholic La Salle
1953 Ernie Beck Phila. Warriors (T1) W. Catholic Penn
1955 Tom Gola Phila. Warriors (T3) La Salle La Salle
1956 Hal Lear Phila. Warriors (T8) Overbrook Temple
1958 Guy Rodgers Phila. Warriors (T5) Northeast Temple
1959 Wilt Chamberlain Phila. Warriors (T3) Overbrook Kansas
John Richter Boston (8) Frankford N.C. State
1961 Ray "Chink" Scott Detroit (4) West Phila. Portland
1962 Wayne Hightower Phila. Warriors (7) Overbrook Kansas
1964 Walt Hazzard LA Lakers (5T) Overbrook UCLA
1965 Jim Washington St. Louis (8) West Cath. Villanova
1966 Matt Guokas Jr. 76ers (9) St. Joe Prep St. Joseph's
1967 Earl Monroe Baltimore (2) Bartram Wins.-Salem
1969 Larry Cannon Chicago (5) Lincoln La Salle
1973 Mike Bantom Phoenix (8) Roman St. Joseph's
1974 Mike Sojourner Atlanta (10) Germantown Utah
1975 Joe Bryant Golden State (14) Bartram La Salle
1977 Rich Laurel Portland (19) Overbrook Hofstra
1980 Michael Brooks San Diego (9) West Cath. La Salle
1987 Dallas Comegys Atlanta (21) Roman DePaul
1989 Pooh Richardson Minnesota (10) Franklin UCLA
1990 Lionel Simmons Sacramento (7) Southern La Salle
Bo Kimble LA Clippers (8) Dobbins Loy.-Marymount
1992 Randy Woods LA Clippers (16) Franklin La Salle
1994 Aaron McKie Portland (17) Gratz Temple
1995 Rasheed Wallace Washington (4) Gratz N. Carolina
2001 Eddie Griffin New Jersey (7) Roman Seton Hall
2005 Hakim Warrick Memphis (19) #Univ. City Syracuse
2006 Kyle Lowry Memphis (24) Dougherty Villanova
  Mardy Collins NY Knicks (29) Gratz Temple
2009 Gerald Henderson Charlotte (12) Episcopal Duke
  Wayne Ellington Minnesota (28) Episcopal N. Carolina
2011 Markieff Morris Phoenix (13) Prep Charter Kansas
  Marcus Morris Houston (14) Prep Charter Kansas
*-did not play high school basketball.
#-transferred to Friends' Central for final two years.
   

NFL

   
YEAR NAME TEAM SCHOOL COLLEGE
1961 Herb Adderley Green Bay (12) Northeast Michigan State
1971 Bob Bell Detroit (21) West Phila. Cincinnati
1974 John Cappelletti LA Rams (11) Bonner Penn State
1989 Burt Grossman San Diego (8) Carroll Pittsburgh
1990 Blair Thomas NY Jets (2) Frankford Penn State
1996 Marvin Harrison Indianapolis (19) Roman Syracuse
2000 Anthony Becht NY Jets (27) Bonner W. Virginia
2004 Kevin Jones Detroit (30) O'Hara Va. Tech
2008 Matt Ryan Atlanta (3) Penn Charter Boston College
2013 Sharrif Floyd Minnesota (23) Washington Florida
2016 Will Fuller Houston (21) Roman Notre Dame
   

MLB

   
YEAR NAME TEAM SCHOOL COLLEGE
1978 Tito Nanni Seattle (6) #Chestnut Hill None
1984 John Marzano Boston (14) Central Temple
1995 Ben Davis San Diego (2) #Malvern None
David Miller Cleveland (23) Chestnut Hill Clemson
1997 Glenn Davis Los Angeles (25) Malvern Vanderbilt
1998 Josh McKinley Montreal (11) #Malvern None
2003 Chris Lubanski Kansas City (5) #Kenn.-Ken. None