1983 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1983 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 1986

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
1983111TwinsNTim Belcher (minors)RHP26.23943882.124.2993941461404.161.3454YrMount Vernon Nazarene University (Mount Vernon, OH)
19832291TwinsNBill Swift (minors)RHP20.94102291.210.52240394783.951.37274YrUniversity of Maine at Orono (Orono, ME)
19833551TwinsYChris Forgione (minors)OFHSSalesianum HS (Wilmington, DE)
19834811TwinsYTimothy Wiseman (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
198351071TwinsYJeff Trout (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Delaware (Newark, DE)
198361331TwinsNSteve Wiley (minors)LHPHSMyers Park HS (Charlotte, NC)
198371591TwinsYTimothy Thompson (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
198381851TwinsYDave Verkuilen (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)
198392111TwinsYDave Vetsch (minors)OF4YrSt.Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN)
1983102371TwinsNDwayne Dahl (minors)RHPHSRush City HS (Rush City, MN)
1983112631TwinsYJames Weiss (minors)CJCNew York City College of Technology (Brooklyn, NY)
1983122891TwinsYDouglas Palmer (minors)OF4YrCreighton University (Omaha, NE)
1983133151TwinsYGregory Cottrell (minors)C4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1983143411TwinsYMatt Butcher (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
1983153671TwinsNMatt Bergeron (minors)SS4YrNicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
1983163931TwinsNKen Galloway (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
1983174191TwinsYJames Pancake (minors)C4YrSt.Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN)
1983184451TwinsYJeff Schugel (minors)3B4YrMinnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, MN)
1983194711TwinsNKent McBride (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
1983204961TwinsNDoug Emery (minors)OFHSEast Mecklenburg HS (Charlotte, NC)
1983215201TwinsYMike Cloninger (minors)RHPHSEast Lincolnton HS (East Lincolnton, NC)
1983225441TwinsYRichard Coppola (minors)1B4YrNicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
1983235681TwinsYBob Calley (minors)CHSChino HS (Chino, CA)
1983245921TwinsYTony Diaz (minors)OFHSGarden Grove HS (Garden Grove, CA)
1983256151TwinsYJay Johnson (minors)OF4YrUniversity of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN)
1983266381TwinsNRon Johnson (minors)RHPHSFruita Monument HS (Fruita, CO)
1983276611TwinsYShawn Smith (minors)SS4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
1983286841TwinsNMark Brown (minors)RHPHSGarden Grove HS (Garden Grove, CA)
1983297051TwinsYScott Klingbeil (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Chico (Chico, CA)
1983307251TwinsYAngel Garcia (minors)OFHSBell HS (Bell, CA)
1983317421TwinsNJoe Giordanella (minors)RHPHSLindenhurst HS (Lindenhurst, NY)

Other Years: 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 1986

31 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (6%). Total of 47.1 WAR, or 23.5 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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