1980 Detroit Tigers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1980 Detroit Tigers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198011818TigersYGlenn Wilson (minors)3B13.11201415198.265.70410000.0004YrSam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX)
198024418TigersNCharles Reese (minors)SSHSPequannock Twp HS (Pompton Plains, NJ)
198037018TigersYRobert Casanovas (minors)OFHSMahwah HS (Mahwah, NJ)
198049518TigersNBob Sebra (minors)RHP1.078960.146.3559415294.711.481HSGloucester Catholic HS (Gloucester City, NJ)
1980512118TigersYLawrence Gilmore (minors)1BHSWest Covina HS (West Covina, CA)
1980614718TigersYMark Smith (minors)OFHSFairfield HS (Fairfield, CT)
1980717318TigersYStan Younger (minors)OF4YrBrigham Young University (Provo, UT)
1980819918TigersYStine Poole (minors)C4YrUniversity of the Pacific (Stockton, CA)
1980922518TigersYHomer Moncrief (minors)RHP4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
19801025118TigersYChuck Hensley (minors)LHP0.2110011002.450.9514YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
19801127718TigersYDwight Lowry (minors)C1.31082275.273.7174YrUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
19801230318TigersYCarl Burns (minors)1BHSChadsey HS (Detroit, MI)
19801332918TigersYKevin Perrett (minors)CHSMadison HS (San Diego, CA)
19801435518TigersYMichael Jones (minors)SSHSRome Free Academy (Rome, NY)
19801538118TigersYRondal Rollin (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
19801640718TigersYHoward Carter (minors)OF4YrTuskegee University (Tuskegee, AL)
19801743318TigersYThomas Merkle (minors)OF4YrSaginaw Valley State University (Saginaw, MI)
19801845918TigersNJeff Morrison (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
19801948518TigersYNorman Michaud (minors)LHP4YrNortheastern University (Boston, MA)
19802051118TigersYDavid Simononis (minors)OF4YrPennsylvania State University (State College, PA)
19802153617TigersYJames Clark (minors)RHP4YrSt. Peter's College (Jersey City, NJ)
19802256117TigersYGary Nutter (minors)RHP4YrEckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)
19802358617TigersYWillie Ward (minors)1BHSBarringer HS (Newark, NJ)
19802461016TigersYWilliam Nash (minors)OFHSChadsey HS (Detroit, MI)
19802563315TigersNMark Friedly (minors)RHPHSGlenn HS (Norwalk, CA)
19802665413TigersNDavid Hage (minors)SSHSAmsterdam HS (Amsterdam, NY)
19802767312TigersYRobert Vavrock (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
19802869112TigersNWalt Faber (minors)LHPJCGrand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI)
19802970711TigersYRobert Ruffus (minors)RHP4YrMonmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)
19803072311TigersYRon Mathis (minors)RHP-2.031160.063.18031365.931.6014YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
19803173810TigersYMark Dacko (minors)RHP4YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
19803275210TigersNDave Kopf (minors)RHPHSKimball HS (Royal Oak, MI)
1980337659TigersNMike Tanzi (minors)LHP4YrFlorida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
1980347768TigersNMark Recker (minors)RHPJCOakland Community College (Farmington Hills, MI)
1980357867TigersYMark Fellows (minors)RHP4YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
1980367957TigersYGeorge Foussianes (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983

36 matching player(s). 5 played in the majors (13%). Total of 13.6 WAR, or 2.7 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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