June 3, 1996: The Reds select LSU infield Brandon Larson in the first round of the draft.

While Larson has been a disappointment, the draft has produced a “Rookie of the Year” in Scott Williamson (9th round), Travis Dawkins (2nd round), and Mike Frank (7th round).

All “Reds trivia” posts come from Greg Rhodes and John Snyder’s fabulous book, “Redleg Journal” (see link for purchasing) and are used with Greg’s permission.

Thanks again to Greg Rhodes for permission to use his material.