1st Round of the 1988 MLB June Amateur Draft

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1st Round of the 1988 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1987 1st / 1988 1st / 1988 2nd / 1989 1st

Drafted Players

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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
198811FrRnd1PadresYAndy Benes (minors)RHP31.53857418.143.3904031551393.971.3114YrUniversity of Evansville (Evansville, IN)
198812FrRnd2IndiansYMark Lewis (minors)SS-2.6902279548.263.692HSHamilton HS (Hamilton, OH)
198813FrRnd3BravesYSteve Avery (minors)LHP13.82324374.174.44629796834.191.350HSJohn F. Kennedy HS (Taylor, MI)
198814FrRnd4OriolesYGregg Olson (minors)RHP12.819341.2501.40062240393.461.382174YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
198815FrRnd5DodgersYBill Bene (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
198816FrRnd6RangersYMonty Fariss (minors)SS-0.21042264.217.6434YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
198817FrRnd7AstrosYWillie Ansley (minors)OFHSPlainview HS (Plainview, TX)
198818FrRnd8AngelsYJim Abbott (minors)LHP19.618210.095.190263871084.251.4304YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
198819FrRnd9CubsYTy Griffin (minors)2B4YrGeorgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
1988110FrRnd10White SoxYRobin Ventura (minors)3B56.120797064294.267.80610001.0004YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
1988111FrRnd11PhilliesYPat Combs (minors)LHP1.856950.147.3955617174.221.4604YrBaylor University (Waco, TX)
1988112FrRnd12Red SoxYTom Fischer (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)
1988113FrRnd13PiratesYAustin Manahan (minors)SSHSHorizon HS (Scottsdale, AZ)
1988114FrRnd14MarinersYTino Martinez (minors)1B29.020237111339.271.8154YrUniversity of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
1988115FrRnd15Giants via RedsY*Royce Clayton (minors)SS19.521087379110.258.679HSSt. Bernard HS (Playa del Rey, CA)
1988116FrRnd16AthleticsYStan Royer (minors)C-0.3891644.250.6504YrEastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)
1988117FrRnd17Indians via GiantsY*Charles Nagy (minors)RHP24.815190.105.2113181291054.511.4204YrUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
1988118FrRnd18RoyalsYHugh Walker (minors)OFHSJacksonville HS (Sherwood, AR)
1988119FrRnd19ExposYDave Wainhouse (minors)RHP-1.68150.000.00085237.371.8204YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
1988120FrRnd20TwinsYJohnny Ard (minors)RHPJCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
1988121FrRnd21MetsYDave Proctor (minors)RHPJCAllen County Community College (Iola, KS)
1988122FrRnd22Cardinals via YankeesY*John Ericks (minors)RHP0.057360.083.194578144.781.51144YrUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
1988123FrRnd23CardinalsYBrad Duvall (minors)RHP4YrVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
1988124FrRnd24BrewersNAlex Fernandez (minors)RHP28.5641263.175.537263107873.741.280HSMonsignor Edward Pace HS (Miami Gardens, FL)
1988125FrRnd25Blue JaysYEd Sprague (minors)3B5.712034095152.247.7374YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1988126FrRnd26TigersYRico Brogna (minors)1B-1.18482958106.269.764HSWatertown HS (Watertown, CT)
19881s27FrRnd27IndiansY*Jeff Mutis (minors)LHP-1.93530.000.000584116.481.7604YrLafayette College (Easton, PA)
19881s28FrRnd28OriolesN*Ricky Gutierrez (minors)SS-1.41119363238.266.689HSAmerican Senior HS (Hialeah, FL)
19881s29FrRnd29GiantsY*Ted Wood (minors)OF-1.0471091.183.5034YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
19881s30FrRnd30CardinalsY*Brian Jordan (minors)OF32.914565160184.282.7884YrUniversity of Richmond (Richmond, VA)

*Compensation Picks
Royce Clayton (Giants-1) - Pick from Reds as compensation for Free Agent Eddie Milner
Charles Nagy (Indians-1) - Pick from Giants as compensation for Free Agent Brett Butler
John Ericks (Cardinals-1) - Pick from Yankees as compensation for Free Agent Jack Clark
27. Jeff Mutis (Indians-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Brett Butler
Ricky Gutierrez (Orioles-1s) - Supplemental pick for failure to sign 1987 No. 1 c
29. Ted Wood (Giants-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Chili Davis
30. Brian Jordan (Cardinals-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Jack Clark

Other Rounds: 1987 1st / 1988 1st / 1988 2nd / 1989 1st

30 matching player(s). 21 played in the majors (70%). Total of 265.9 WAR, or 12.7 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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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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