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1980 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1979 / 1980 / 1981

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
198036917AstrosJeff Calhoun (minors)LHP2.411860.000.125118672.511.2354YrUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
198049417AstrosKenneth Elsee (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
1980512017AstrosThomas Hawk (minors)RHP4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1980614617AstrosWes Clements (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
1980717217AstrosMichael Sheppard (minors)SS4YrSeton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
1980819817AstrosTony Arias (minors)RHPHSHialeah HS (Hialeah, FL)
1980922417AstrosScott Gardner (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
19801025017AstrosJames Miley (minors)CHSWilliam Tennant HS (Warminster, PA)
19801127617AstrosDavid Sullivan (minors)C4YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
19801230217AstrosTim Meckes (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of St. Francis (Joliet, IL)
19801332817AstrosGary D'Onofrio (minors)SS4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
19801435417AstrosNeil Simons (minors)OF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19801538017AstrosJeff Morris (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19801640617AstrosJohn Kolacki (minors)LHPHSMiddletown South HS (Lincroft, NJ)
19801743217AstrosJose Rodiles (minors)RHPHSLamar HS (Houston, TX)
19801845817AstrosRoderick Shepard (minors)C4YrPrinceton University (Princeton, NJ)
19801948417AstrosLarry Kiesling (minors)SS4YrCentenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
19802051017AstrosBilly Weems (minors)OF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19802153516AstrosJoseph Squilla (minors)1B4YrJohn Brown University (Siloam Springs, AR)
19802256016AstrosKenneth Babcock (minors)LHP4YrCentenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
19802358516AstrosDennis Cleveland (minors)3B4YrJacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL)
19802460915AstrosGary Marinowski (minors)RHP4YrRutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, NJ)
19802563214AstrosMike Cerefin (minors)RHPHSBurnt Hills HS (Burnt Hills, NY)

23 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (4%). Total of 2.4 WAR, or 2.4 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2014 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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    The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.