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1985 Texas Rangers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1984 / 1985 / 1986

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmPosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1985133RangersBobby Witt (minors)RHP15.1438641.141.3994301421574.831.5704YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
19853573RangersJim Vlcek (minors)RHPHSAmos Alonzo Stagg HS (Palos Hills, IL)
19854833RangersSteve Wilson (minors)LHP2.2206600.133.33820513184.401.3864YrUniversity of Portland (Portland, OR)
198551093RangersChad Kreuter (minors)C7.7944250554.237.6924YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
198561353RangersMark Seay (minors)OFHSSan Bernardino HS (San Bernardino, CA)
198571613RangersDan Olsson (minors)RHP4YrMontclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
198581873RangersMitch Thomas (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA)
198592133RangersMichael Jackson (minors)OFHSAppomattox HS (Appomattox, VA)
1985102393RangersFrank Bryan (minors)RHPHSClovis HS (Clovis, CA)
1985112653RangersKevin Reimer (minors)1B-0.3488145552.258.7504YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1985122913RangersTerrill Adams (minors)RHP4YrSan Jose State University (San Jose, CA)
1985133173RangersMichael Dotzler (minors)C
1985143433RangersMike Ollom (minors)RHP4YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
1985153693RangersWarren Busick (minors)RHPJCCitrus College (Glendora, CA)
1985163953RangersMike Stanley (minors)1B21.014674222187.270.8274YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
1985174213RangersRobert Mortimer (minors)LHP4YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
1985184473RangersTommy West (minors)RHP4YrOld Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
1985194733RangersJoseph Nannariello (minors)RHP4YrPace University (New York, NY)
1985204993RangersSteve Lankard (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1985215253RangersDan Van Cleve (minors)OF4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
1985225513RangersJay Reynolds (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1985235773RangersRonald Russell (minors)1B4YrBrandeis University (Waltham, MA)
1985246033RangersRandall Snyder (minors)CHSDavis HS (Yakima, WA)
1985256293RangersWilliam Booker (minors)RHP4YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
1985266553RangersGary Mielke (minors)RHP1.6790079133.561.4714YrMinnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, MN)
1985276803RangersMark Potoshnik (minors)RHPHSKennewick HS (Kennewick, WA)
1985287053RangersJames Browne (minors)1B4YrDrexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
1985297283RangersDamon Allen (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1985307493RangersJohn Hudek (minors)RHP0.419450.200.40019410154.431.4929HSH. B. Plant HS (Tampa, FL)
1985317682RangersWillie Tatum (minors)3BHSLuther Burbank HS (Sacramento, CA)

30 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (23%). Total of 47.7 WAR, or 6.8 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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    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.