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1983 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1982 / 1983 / 1984

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1983111TwinsTim Belcher (minors)RHP26.23943882.124.2993941461404.161.3454YrMount Vernon Nazarene University (Mount Vernon, OH)
19832291TwinsBill Swift (minors)RHP20.94102291.210.52240394783.951.37274YrUniversity of Maine at Orono (Orono, ME)
19833551TwinsChris Forgione (minors)OFHSSalesianum HS (Wilmington, DE)
19834811TwinsTimothy Wiseman (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
198351071TwinsJeff Trout (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Delaware (Newark, DE)
198361331TwinsSteve Wiley (minors)LHPHSMyers Park HS (Charlotte, NC)
198371591TwinsTimothy Thompson (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
198381851TwinsDave Verkuilen (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)
198392111TwinsDave Vetsch (minors)OF4YrSt.Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN)
1983102371TwinsDwayne Dahl (minors)RHPHSRush City HS (Rush City, MN)
1983112631TwinsJames Weiss (minors)CJCNew York City College of Technology (Brooklyn, NY)
1983122891TwinsDouglas Palmer (minors)OF4YrCreighton University (Omaha, NE)
1983133151TwinsGregory Cottrell (minors)C4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1983143411TwinsMatthew Butcher (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
1983153671TwinsMatt Bergeron (minors)SS4YrNicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
1983163931TwinsKenneth Galloway (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
1983174191TwinsJames Pancake (minors)C4YrSt.Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN)
1983184451TwinsJeff Schugel (minors)3B4YrMinnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, MN)
1983194711TwinsKent McBride (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
1983204961TwinsDoug Emery (minors)OFHSEast Mecklenburg HS (Charlotte, NC)
1983215201TwinsMike Cloninger (minors)RHPHSEast Lincolnton HS (East Lincolnton, NC)
1983225441TwinsRichard Coppola (minors)1B4YrNicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
1983235681TwinsBob Calley (minors)CHSChino HS (Chino, CA)
1983245921TwinsTony Diaz (minors)OFHSGarden Grove HS (Garden Grove, CA)
1983256151TwinsJay Johnson (minors)OF4YrUniversity of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN)
1983266381TwinsRon Johnson (minors)RHPHSFruita Monument HS (Fruita, CO)
1983276611TwinsShawn Smith (minors)SS4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
1983286841TwinsMark Brown (minors)RHPHSGarden Grove HS (Garden Grove, CA)
1983297051TwinsScott Klingbeil (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Chico (Chico, CA)
1983307251TwinsAngel Garcia (minors)OFHSBell HS (Bell, CA)
1983317421TwinsJoe Giordanella (minors)RHPHSLindenhurst HS (Lindenhurst, NY)

31 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (6%). Total of 47.1 WAR, or 23.5 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.
    Please note that searches by state are not complete and not guaranteed to be accurate.
    Players are listed regardless of whether they signed or not.
    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
    Please let us know if you find what you believe is an error.

    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.