1985 Texas Rangers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1985 Texas Rangers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988

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
1985133RangersYBobby Witt (minors)RHP15.1438641.141.3994301421574.831.5704YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
19853573RangersYJim Vlcek (minors)RHPHSAmos Alonzo Stagg HS (Palos Hills, IL)
19854833RangersYSteve Wilson (minors)LHP2.2206600.133.33820513184.401.3864YrUniversity of Portland (Portland, OR)
198551093RangersYChad Kreuter (minors)C7.7944250554.237.6924YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
198561353RangersYMark Seay (minors)OFHSSan Bernardino HS (San Bernardino, CA)
198571613RangersYDan Olsson (minors)RHP4YrMontclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
198581873RangersYMitch Thomas (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA)
198592133RangersYMichael Jackson (minors)OFHSAppomattox HS (Appomattox, VA)
1985102393RangersYFrank Bryan (minors)RHPHSClovis HS (Clovis, CA)
1985112653RangersYKevin Reimer (minors)1B-0.3488145552.258.7504YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1985122913RangersYTerrill Adams (minors)RHP4YrSan Jose State University (San Jose, CA)
1985133173RangersYMike Dotzler (minors)C
1985143433RangersNMike Ollom (minors)RHP4YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
1985153693RangersYWarren Busick (minors)RHPJCCitrus College (Glendora, CA)
1985163953RangersYMike Stanley (minors)1B21.014674222187.270.8274YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
1985174213RangersYRobert Mortimer (minors)LHP4YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
1985184473RangersYTommy West (minors)RHP4YrOld Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
1985194733RangersYJoseph Nannariello (minors)RHP4YrPace University (New York, NY)
1985204993RangersYSteve Lankard (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1985215253RangersYDan Van Cleve (minors)OF4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
1985225513RangersYJay Reynolds (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1985235773RangersYRonald Russell (minors)1B4YrBrandeis University (Waltham, MA)
1985246033RangersNRandy Snyder (minors)CHSDavis HS (Yakima, WA)
1985256293RangersYSam Booker (minors)RHP4YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
1985266553RangersYGary Mielke (minors)RHP1.6790079133.561.4714YrMinnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, MN)
1985276803RangersNMark Potoshnik (minors)RHPHSKennewick HS (Kennewick, WA)
1985287053RangersYJames Browne (minors)1B4YrDrexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
1985297283RangersNDamon Allen (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1985307493RangersNJohn Hudek (minors)RHP0.419450.200.40019410154.431.4929HSH. B. Plant HS (Tampa, FL)
1985317682RangersNWillie Tatum (minors)3BHSLuther Burbank HS (Sacramento, CA)

Other Years: 1982 / 1983 / 1984 / 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988

30 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (23%). Total of 47.7 WAR, or 6.8 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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