1980 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of LHP

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1980 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of LHP

Other Years: 1979 / 1980 / 1981

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198011rg20FrRnd20RedsYMark Bowden (minors)JCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
198011rg21FrRnd21YankeesNClem Freeman (minors)JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
198011rg22FrRnd22ExposNRick Felt (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
198021rg27FrRnd1Blue JaysNRoger Samuels (minors)-0.32030.000.00020124.331.370JCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
198021rg32FrRnd6PadresNCurt Wardle (minors)-1.200052896.131.611JCSan Bernardino Valley College (San Bernardino, CA)
198021rg37FrRnd11TwinsNTimothy Greene (minors)JCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
198021rg42FrRnd16CardinalsYBrian O'Donnell (minors)
198021rg43FrRnd17TigersNPaul Huyck (minors)JCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
198031rg63FrRnd11TwinsYKeith Silva (minors)
198031rg70FrRnd18AstrosNPat Shortt (minors)JCEastern Arizona College (Thatcher, AZ)
198031rg72FrRnd20RedsNTodd Wheeler (minors)JCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
198041rg87FrRnd9IndiansYAngelo Gilbert (minors)JCLaney College (Oakland, CA)
198041rg97FrRnd19AngelsNTimothy Arnold (minors)JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
198041rg101FrRnd23Red SoxNWallace Dulling (minors)JCColumbia State Community College (Columbia, TN)
198051rg112FrRnd8IndiansYMichael Dixon (minors)JCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
198051rg116FrRnd12RangersNHans Herzog (minors)JCLouisburg College (Louisburg, NC)
198051rg117FrRnd13PhilliesNDaniel Prine (minors)JCMott Community College (Flint, MI)
198061rg133FrRnd4MarinersYMichael Howe (minors)
198061rg137FrRnd8IndiansYCharles Tillett (minors)JCEastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL)
198061rg145FrRnd16TigersYJohn Engen (minors)4YrUniversity of Minnesota Duluth (Duluth, MN)
198061rg146FrRnd17AngelsNSteve Ray (minors)JCSouthwestern College (Chula Vista, CA)
198061rg149FrRnd20ExposNRich Devincenzo (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
198071rg171FrRnd18ExposNSteve Janousek (minors)JCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
198091rg198FrRnd3White SoxNLamon Lawrence (minors)JCCollege of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA)
198091rg211FrRnd16OriolesNDavid Maschino (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
1980111rg225FrRnd2IndiansNTracey Player (minors)JCFlorida State College at Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL)
1980121rg238FrRnd6AngelsNJoseph Mehallow (minors)JCSouthwestern Illinois College (Belleville, IL)
1980131rg245FrRnd6BrewersNRory Brown (minors)JCBroward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
1980181rg260FrRnd1IndiansNGordon Gradwohl (minors)JCEdmonds College (Lynnwood, WA)
1980181rg262FrRnd3BrewersNMike Evans (minors)JCMerced College (Merced, CA)

Other Years: 1979 / 1980 / 1981

30 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (6%). Total of -1.5 WAR, or -0.8 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.

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