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2nd Round of the 1985 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase
    Other Rounds:1984 2nd / 1985 1st / 1985 2nd / 1985 3rd / 1986 2nd

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1985 2 1rg 27 FrRnd 1 Giants Todd Miller (minors) OF JC St. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL)
1985 2 1rg 28 FrRnd 2 Brewers Harry Michael (minors) OF JC Big Bend Community College (Moses Lake, WA)
1985 2 1rg 29 FrRnd 3 Reds Jack Smith (minors) SS JC Seminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
1985 2 1rg 30 FrRnd 4 Rangers Lance Davis (minors) RHP JC Connors State College (Warner, OK)
1985 2 1rg 31 FrRnd 5 Pirates Stephon Taylor (minors) OF HS Henry Clay HS (Lexington, KY)
1985 2 1rg 32 FrRnd 6 White Sox Jorge Robles (minors) SS JC Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
1985 2 1rg 33 FrRnd 7 Expos Buck Jackson (minors) OF JC West Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
1985 2 1rg 34 FrRnd 8 Mariners Pat Garman (minors) 3B JC College of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
1985 2 1rg 35 FrRnd 9 Dodgers John Farley (minors) 3B JC San Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
1985 2 1rg 36 FrRnd 10 Indians Jeffery Smith (minors) RHP JC Cleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN)
1985 2 1rg 37 FrRnd 11 Astros Randy Randle (minors) SS JC San Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
1985 2 1rg 38 FrRnd 12 Athletics David Ray (minors) C JC Georgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
1985 2 1rg 39 FrRnd 13 Braves Lionel Gaston (minors) LHP JC Triton College (River Grove, IL)
1985 2 1rg 40 FrRnd 14 Twins James Cook (minors) RHP JC Mount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
1985 2 1rg 41 FrRnd 15 Phillies Clyde Powell (minors) OF JC Delgado Community College (New Orleans, LA)
1985 2 1rg 42 FrRnd 16 Angels John Hoffman (minors) LHP JC Glendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
1985 2 1rg 43 FrRnd 17 Cardinals Alex Cole (minors) OF 4.2 573 1760 5 .280 .711 JC State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
1985 2 1rg 44 FrRnd 18 Royals Pete Carey (minors) OF JC Rockland Community College (Suffern, NY)
1985 2 1rg 45 FrRnd 19 Mets Scott Jaster (minors) OF JC Trinidad State Junior College (Trinidad, CO)
1985 2 1rg 46 FrRnd 20 Orioles Mike Direnzo (minors) C JC Broome Community College (Binghamton, NY)
1985 2 1rg 47 FrRnd 21 Padres Steve Wapnick (minors) RHP 0.0 10 0 0 10 0 1 4.50 2.00 0 4Yr Moorpark College (Moorpark, CA)
1985 2 1rg 48 FrRnd 22 Red Sox Rod Simon (minors) RHP JC Central Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
1985 2 1rg 49 FrRnd 23 Cubs Lee Grimes (minors) OF JC Palm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
1985 2 1rg 50 FrRnd 24 Yankees Bill Zupka (minors) RHP JC Queensborough Community College (New York, NY)
1985 2 1rg 51 FrRnd 25 Blue Jays Brian Veilleux (minors) LHP JC Allen County Community College (Iola, KS)
1985 2 1rg 52 FrRnd 26 Tigers Paul Jackson (minors) RHP JC Citrus College (Glendora, CA)

26 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (7%). Total of 4.2 WAR, or 2.1 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft
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