1985 Amateur Draft

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1985 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Milwaukee Brewers B.J. Surhoff C University of North Carolina (Col.) Bronx, NY
2 San Francisco Giants Will Clark 1B Mississippi State University (Col.) New Orleans, LA
3 Texas Rangers Bobby Witt RHP University of Oklahoma (Col.) Arlington, VA
4 Cincinnati Reds Barry Larkin SS University of Michigan (Col.) Cincinnati, OH
5 Chicago White Sox Kurt Brown C Glendora High School (HS) Glendora, CA
6 Pittsburgh Pirates Barry Bonds OF Arizona State University (Col.) Riverside, CA
7 Seattle Mariners Mike Campbell RHP University of Hawaii (Col.) Seattle, WA
8 Montreal Expos Pete Incaviglia OF Oklahoma State University (Col.) Pebble Beach, CA
9 Cleveland Indians Mike Poehl RHP University of Texas (Col.) [[]]
10 Los Angeles Dodgers Chris Gwynn OF San Diego State University (Col.) Los Angeles, CA
11 Oakland Athletics Walt Weiss SS University of North Carolina (Col.) Tuxedo, NY
12 Houston Astros Cameron Drew OF University of New Haven (Col.) Boston, MA
13 Minnesota Twins Jeff Bumgarner RHP Hanford High School (HS) Richland, WA
14 Atlanta Braves Tommy Greene RHP Whiteville High School (HS) Whiteville, NC
15 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Willie Fraser RHP Concordia College (Col.) New York, NY
16 Philadelphia Phillies Trey McCall C Abingdon High School (HS) Abingdon, VA
17 Kansas City Royals Brian McRae SS Manatee High School (HS) Blue Springs, FL
18 St. Louis Cardinals Joe Magrane LHP University of Arizona (Col.) Des Moines, IA
19 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Mike Cook RHP University of South Carolina (Col.) Charleston, SC Compensation from Baltimore Orioles for Fred Lynn
20 New York Mets Gregg Jefferies SS Junipero Serra High School (HS) Millbrae, CA
21 Boston Red Sox Dan Gabriele RHP Walled Lake Western High School (HS) Walled Lake, MI
22 Chicago Cubs Rafael Palmeiro OF Mississippi State University (Col.) Miami, FL Compensation from San Diego Padres for Tim Stoddard
23 San Diego Padres Joey Cora SS Vanderbilt University (Col.) Caguas, PR Compensation from New York Yankees for Ed Whitson
24 Chicago Cubs Dave Masters RHP University of California (Col.) [[]]
25 Toronto Blue Jays Greg David OF Barron Collier High School (HS) Naples, FL
26 Detroit Tigers Randy Nosek RHP Chillicothe (MO) High School (HS) Chillicothe, MO

Supplemental First Round[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
27 Seattle Mariners Bill McGuire C University of Nebraska (Col.) [[]] Compensation for Steve Henderson
28 New York Yankees Rick Balabon P Conestoga High School (HS) Berwyn, PA Compensation for Tim Belcher

January 1985 amateur draft[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 San Francisco Giants Rick Nelson OF Orange Coast College (Col.)
2 Milwaukee Brewers Oliver Nichols RHP Oxnard College (Col.)
3 Cincinnati Reds Scott Willis RHP College of the Sequoias (Col.)
4 Texas Rangers Dave Rolland 3B Orange Coast College (Col.)
5 Pittsburgh Pirates Pat Gilbert OF Columbia State Community College (Col) Did not sign

Other Notable Selections[edit]

Randy Johnson (2nd round); David Justice, Mike Macfarlane (4th round); Mike Devereaux (5th round); Jeff Brantley (6th round); Mark Gardner, Doug Henry, Al Martin (8th round); Brady Anderson, Jason Grimsley (10th round); Dennis Cook (18th round); John Smoltz (22nd round); Mark Grace (24th round); Chuck Finley (secondary phase, January)

Draft Notes[edit]