28th Round of the 1980 MLB June Amateur Draft

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28th Round of the 1980 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1979 28th / 1980 27th / 1980 28th / 1980 29th / 1981 28th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198028680FrRnd1MetsNThomas Saenz (minors)LHPHSPacifica HS (Garden Grove, CA)
198028681FrRnd2PadresYJimmy Thomas (minors)C4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
198028682FrRnd3GiantsYBilly Heimach (minors)2B4YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
198028683FrRnd4DodgersNTodd Zacher (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
198028684FrRnd5IndiansNJohn Churlin (minors)RHPHSMeadowdale HS (Lynwood, WA)
198028685FrRnd6CubsNRich Seidel (minors)RHPJCMiraCosta College (Oceanside, CA)
198028686FrRnd7TwinsNKurt Reid (minors)OFJCSt. Louis Community College, Meramec Campus (Kirkwood, MO)
198028687FrRnd8PhilliesNScott Wright (minors)RHPHSVintage HS (Napa, CA)
198028688FrRnd9RangersNPaul Gay (minors)OF4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
198028689FrRnd10CardinalsYKenneth Mohler (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
198028690FrRnd11RoyalsNRichard Poznanski (minors)CHSEisenhower HS (Yakima, WA)
198028691FrRnd12TigersNWalt Faber (minors)LHPJCGrand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI)
198028692FrRnd13RedsYTom Layton (minors)RHPJCBacone College (Muskogee, OK)
198028693FrRnd14AngelsNDoug Laufer (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
198028694FrRnd15ExposYDane Rogers (minors)OF
198028695FrRnd16YankeesYRandy McDaniel (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
198028696FrRnd17PiratesYDon Howard (minors)LHP4YrNorfolk State University (Norfolk, VA)

Other Rounds: 1979 28th / 1980 27th / 1980 28th / 1980 29th / 1981 28th

17 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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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