Your numbers are off. According to the D'backs GM 2% of minor leaguers see a day in the majors. 1% of minor leaguers stick for a MLB career. He called it a bad career choice, yet the players keep on coming believing they're the 1%. Now take the odds of a high school player getting drafted someday. The odds of becoming a MLB player are staggering. A player has to really want it.quote:with only 10% out of the minor leaguer make to the majors
Many years ago I asked a scout why there were 60 rounds to the draft. He told me not all will sign, but the prospects need teammates to play the game. Sometimes mistakes and miscalculations are made and the longshot (Piazza comes to mind) makes it.