1987 Detroit Tigers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1987 Detroit Tigers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1984 / 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988 / 1989 / 1990

Drafted Players

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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
198712020Tigers via PhilliesY*Bill Henderson (minors)CHSWestminster Christian (Miami, FL)
198712121TigersYSteve Pegues (minors)OF-0.71002076.266.687HSPontotoc HS (Pontotoc, MS)
19871s3030TigersY*Travis Fryman (minors)SS34.416986481223.274.779HSGonzalez Tate HS (Pensacola, FL)
198725321TigersYRob Richie (minors)OF0.019491.265.8234YrUniversity of Nevada-Reno (Reno, NV)
198737921TigersYJim Hayes (minors)RHP
1987410521TigersYRiccardo Ingram (minors)OF-0.616310.194.4514YrGeorgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
1987513121TigersYTorey Lovullo (minors)2B-0.930373715.224.6364YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1987615721TigersYDean Decillis (minors)INF4YrMiami-Dade College, Kendall Campus (Miami, FL)
1987718321TigersYChristian Harley (minors)3BJCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
1987820921TigersNDerek Lee (minors)INF-0.515330.152.3584YrUniversity of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
1987923521TigersYBlaine Rudolph (minors)RHPJCFresno City College (Fresno, CA)
19871026121TigersYRobert Shipman (minors)OFHSWinter Haven HS (Winter Haven, FL)
19871128721TigersYDavid Dawson (minors)RHPJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
19871231321TigersYJody Supak (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Houston (Houston, TX)
19871333921TigersYPaul Nozling (minors)LHPJCLakeland Community College (Kirtland, OH)
19871436521TigersYDon Vesling (minors)LHP4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
19871539121TigersNShane Jackson (minors)RHPHSNorthern HS (Pontiac, MI)
19871641721TigersYHernan Cortes (minors)1B4YrSan Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA)
19871744321TigersYMike Wilkins (minors)RHP4YrLamar University (Beaumont, TX)
19871846921TigersYAndy Toney (minors)OFJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
19871949521TigersNSean Baron (minors)1B4YrUniversity of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
19872052121TigersYLarry Coker (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Houston (Houston, TX)
19872154721TigersYMike Schwabe (minors)RHP-0.610014245.771.6304YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19872257321TigersYChris Schnurbusch (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO)
19872359921TigersYRon Cook (minors)LHPJCSt. Clair County Community College (Port Huron, MI)
19872462521TigersYSteve Strong (minors)C4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19872565121TigersYDoug Biggs (minors)OFHSAuburndale HS (Auburndale, FL)
19872667721TigersNMark Dawn (minors)OFJCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
19872769715TigersYDave Richards (minors)LHPJCGrossmont College (El Cajon, CA)
19872872921TigersNTim McDonald (minors)RHP4YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
19872975521TigersYJay Fox (minors)RHP4YrEastern Washington University (Cheney, WA)
19873078121TigersNEric Methner (minors)RHPHSColeman HS (Coleman, MI)
19873180721TigersNJeff Tanderys (minors)RHPHSNovi HS (Novi, MI)
19873283321TigersYMike Koller (minors)RHPHSGlen Este HS (Batavia, OH)
19873385821TigersYRusty Meacham (minors)RHP2.260021823174.431.389JCIndian River Community College (Fort Pierce, FL)
19873488321TigersNJohn Johnson (minors)RHPJCKellogg Community College (Battle Creek, MI)
19873590720TigersNAndy Postema (minors)3BJCGrand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI)
19873693019TigersNJoe Frias (minors)SSHSElizabeth HS (Elizabeth, NJ)
19873795319TigersNGreg Haeger (minors)LHPHSDetroit Catholic Central HS (Novi, MI)
19873897518TigersYEdward Fern (minors)RHPJCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
19873999718TigersNDamon Webb (minors)OFHSMackenzie HS (Detroit, MI)
198740101818TigersNMario Linares (minors)CHSColonial HS (Orlando, FL)
198741103716TigersNTerre Woods (minors)CHSWest Side HS (Gary, IN)

*Compensation Picks
Bill Henderson (Tigers-1) - Pick from Phillies as compensation for Free Agent Lance Parrish
30. Travis Fryman (Tigers-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Lance Parrish

Other Years: 1984 / 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988 / 1989 / 1990

43 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (18%). Total of 33.3 WAR, or 4.2 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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