1980 New York Mets Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1980 New York Mets Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1980111MetsY$152,500Darryl Strawberry (minors)OF42.115835418335.259.862HSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
198012323Mets via PiratesY$125,000*Billy Beane (minors)OF-1.61483013.219.542HSMount Carmel HS (San Diego, CA)
198012424Mets via Red SoxY$55,000*John Gibbons (minors)C0.218501.220.676HSDouglas MacArthur HS (San Antonio, TX)
19802271MetsYJay Tibbs (minors)RHP4.81101800.117.29115839544.21.400HSHuffman HS (Birmingham, AL)
19803531MetsYJody Johnston (minors)RHPHSFranklin Academy (Malone, NY)
19804781MetsYMike Davis (minors)2B4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
198051041MetsYRonn Reynolds (minors)C-2.11433564.188.4834YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
198061301MetsNJay Palma (minors)3BHSPeterson HS (Sunnyvale, CA)
198071561MetsYJeff Bittiger (minors)RHP0.4331.3331.66733464.771.450HSSecaucus HS (Secaucus, NJ)
198081821MetsYLloyd McClendon (minors)C-0.6570120435.244.7064YrValparaiso University (Valparaiso, IN)
198092081MetsNAnthony Kelley (minors)RHPHSOrr HS (Chicago, IL)
1980102341MetsNOtis Tramble (minors)SS4YrSouthern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, LA)
1980112601MetsYAlex Delano (minors)OF4YrFlorida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
1980122861MetsYScott Merlack (minors)RHPHSNorth Hills HS (Pittsburgh, PA)
1980133121MetsYRick Ownbey (minors)RHP0.243350.114.277393114.111.610JCSanta Ana College (Santa Ana, CA)
1980143381MetsNCarl Ehmann (minors)OFHSCorona del Mar HS (Newport Beach, CA)
1980153641MetsNJohn Hennell (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
1980163901MetsYJames Woodward (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University, Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1980174161MetsYKevin Teate (minors)RHPHSJonesboro HS (Jonesboro, GA)
1980184421MetsNAlan Maria (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Texas Pan American (Edinburg, TX)
1980194681MetsYDonald Magdziuk (minors)RHPHSLos Alamitos HS (Los Alamitos, CA)
1980204941MetsYMickey Replogle (minors)RHPJCRose State College (Midwest City, OK)
1980215201MetsNMark Pingree (minors)2B4YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
1980225451MetsNTrey Brooks (minors)SS4YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
1980235701MetsNTony Beal (minors)OFHSMainland HS (Daytona Beach, FL)
1980245951MetsNSteve O'Donnell (minors)SSHSConnellsville Area HS (Connellsville, PA)
1980256191MetsYKenneth Stelly (minors)LHP4YrNorthwestern State University of Louisiana (Natchitoches, LA)
1980266421MetsNKeith Jones (minors)OF4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
1980276621MetsYChuck Schnoor (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Nebraska at Kearney (Kearney, NE)
1980286801MetsNThomas Saenz (minors)LHPHSPacifica HS (Garden Grove, CA)
1980296971MetsNDavid Malloy (minors)LHP4YrRider University (Lawrenceville, NJ)
1980307131MetsYJesse Vann (minors)3BJCJohnson County Community College (Overland Park, KS)
1980317291MetsYStephen Moore (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University, Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1980327431MetsYDuane Evans (minors)1B4YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
1980337571MetsYMartin Brophy (minors)CHSSt. Clair HS (St. Clair, PA)
1980347691MetsNLance Hudson (minors)SSHSSan Bernardino HS (San Bernardino, CA)
1980357801MetsNDarrel White (minors)OFJCSt. Louis Community College, Meramec Campus (Kirkwood, MO)
1980367891MetsYBill Boone (minors)1B4YrLa Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)
1980377981MetsYRicky Poe (minors)1B4YrArkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR)
1980388061MetsNNick Esposito (minors)RHPJCLos Medanos College (Pittsburg, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Billy Beane (Mets-1) - Pick from Pirates as compensation for Free Agent Andy Hassler
John Gibbons (Mets-1) - Pick from Red Sox as compensation for Free Agent Skip Lockwood

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

40 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (20%). Total of 43.4 WAR, or 5.4 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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