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1980 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Mike Brown was drafted 48th overall in the 1980 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1980 amateur entry draft. A notable pick is considered to be a first round pick or a pick from a subsequent round who was signed and eventually found his way to the Major Leagues.

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Total Players Drafted834Rounds44Total Major Leaguers127
Signed Players554Unsigned Players280Signed%66.4%Unsigned%33.6%
High School Players340College Players486High School%40.8%College%58.3%
Top Signing BonusDarryl Strawberry ($152,500)Avg Bonus for Round #1$152,500

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1980 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Darryl StrawberryNew York MetsRF-OF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 18Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999   High SchoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
12Garry HarrisToronto Blue JaysSS5-10 165 B-R 1962-08-13 17San Diego,California AA1980-1983-   High SchoolHoover (San Diego,CA)
13Ken DayleyAtlanta BravesP6-0 175 L-L 1959-02-25 21Jerome,Idaho MLB1980-19931982-1993   CollegeUniversity of Portland
14Mike KingOakland AthleticsP6-1 175 L-L 1959-02-14 21Sioux City,Iowa AAA1980-1984-   CollegeMorningside College
15Jeff PyburnSan Diego PadresOF6-1 205 R-R 1957-12-16 22Birmingham,Alabama AAA1979-1982-   CollegeUniversity of Georgia
16Darnell ColesSeattle Mariners3B-RF6-1 185 R-R 1962-06-02 18San Bernardino,California MLB1980-19971983-1997   High SchoolEisenhower (Rialto,CA)
17Jessie ReidSan Francisco GiantsRF-LF6-1 200 L-L 1962-06-01 18Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1980-19891987-1988   High SchoolLynwood (Lynwood,CA)
18Cecil EspyChicago White SoxCF-LF6-3 195 B-R 1963-01-20 17San Diego,California MLB1980-19941983-1993   High SchoolPoint Loma (San Diego,CA)
19Ross JonesLos Angeles DodgersSS6-2 185 R-R 1960-01-14 20Miami,Florida MLB1979-19891984-1987   CollegeUniversity of Miami
110Kelly GruberCleveland Indians3B6-0 185 R-R 1962-02-26 18Houston,Texas MLB1980-19971984-1993   High SchoolWestlake (Austin,TX)
111Don SchulzeChicago CubsP6-3 225 R-R 1962-09-27 17Roselle,Illinois MLB1980-19931983-1989   High SchoolLake Park (Roselle,IL)
112Jeff ReedMinnesota TwinsC6-2 190 L-R 1962-11-12 17Joliet,Illinois MLB1980-20011984-2000   High SchoolJoliet West (Joliet,IL)
113Lebo PowellPhiladelphia PhilliesC5-11 215 R-R 1962-01-19 18Pensacola,Florida A1980-1982-   High SchoolPine Forest (Pensacola,FL)
114Tim MakiTexas RangersP6-2 210 R-R 1962-02-13 18Fort Wayne,Indiana A+1980-1984-   High SchoolCarroll (Fort Wayne,IN)
115Don CollinsSt. Louis CardinalsP6-2 190 R-R 1962-01-26 18Newport News,Virginia A+1980-1983-   High SchoolFerguson (Newport News,VA)
116Frank WillsKansas City RoyalsP6-2 220 R-R 1958-10-26 21New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1978-19911983-1991   CollegeTulane University
117Dennis RasmussenCalifornia AngelsP6-7 225 L-L 1959-04-18 21Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19951983-1995   CollegeCreighton University
118Glenn WilsonDetroit TigersOF6-1 190 R-R 1958-12-22 21Baytown,Texas MLB1980-19931982-1993   CollegeSam Houston State University
119Ron RobinsonCincinnati RedsP6-4 230 R-R 1962-03-24 18Exeter,California MLB1980-19921984-1992   High SchoolWoodlake Union (Woodlake,CA)
120Rick RenteriaPittsburgh Pirates2B-3B5-9 172 R-R 1961-12-25 18Harbor City,California MLB1980-19941986-1994   High SchoolSouth Gate (South Gate,CA)
121Jim AckerAtlanta BravesP6-2 212 R-R 1958-09-24 21Freer,Texas MLB1978-19931983-1992   CollegeUniversity of Texas
122Terry FranconaMontreal Expos1B-OF6-1 190 L-L 1959-04-22 21Aberdeen,South Dakota MLB1979-19901981-1990   CollegeUniversity of Arizona
123Billy BeaneNew York MetsOF6-4 195 R-R 1962-03-29 18Orlando,Florida MLB1980-19891984-1989   High SchoolMount Carmel (San Diego,CA)
124John GibbonsNew York MetsC5-11 187 R-R 1962-06-08 18Great Falls,Montana MLB1984-19901984-1986   High SchoolMacArthur (San Antonio,TX)
125Dion JamesMilwaukee BrewersLF-CF6-1 170 L-L 1962-11-09 17Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1980-19961983-1996   High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
126Jeff WilliamsBaltimore OriolesOF6-0 175 L-L 1962-09-10 17Cincinnati,Ohio AAA1980-1989-   High SchoolPrinceton (Cincinnati,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
227Jay TibbsNew York MetsP6-3 185 R-R 1962-01-04 18Birmingham,Alabama MLB1980-19901984-1990   High SchoolHuffman (Birmingham,AL)
229Brian FisherAtlanta BravesP6-4 210 R-R 1962-03-18 18Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1980-19931985-1992   High SchoolWilliam C. Hinkley (Aurora,CO)
232Matt YoungSeattle MarinersP6-3 205 L-L 1958-08-09 21Pasadena,California MLB1977-19931983-1993   CollegeUCLA
235Jim WeaverMinnesota TwinsRF-OF6-3 190 L-L 1959-10-10 20Kingston,New York MLB1980-19901985-1989   CollegeFlorida State University
238Tim TeufelMinnesota Twins2B6-0 175 R-R 1958-07-07 21Greenwich,Connecticut MLB1979-19931983-1993   CollegeClemson University
240Dwayne HenryTexas RangersP6-3 205 R-R 1962-02-16 18Elkton,Maryland MLB1980-20011984-1995   High SchoolMiddletown (Middletown,DE)
243Jay PettiboneCincinnati RedsP6-4 182 R-R 1957-06-21 23Mount Clemens,Michigan MLB1978-19841983-1983   High SchoolSaguaro (Scottsdale,AZ)
248Mike BrownBoston Red SoxP6-2 195 R-R 1959-03-04 21Camden,New Jersey MLB1978-19881982-1987   CollegeClemson University
249Tim BurkePittsburgh PiratesP6-3 205 R-R 1959-02-19 21Omaha,Nebraska MLB1978-19921985-1992   CollegeUniversity of Nebraska
250Joe HeskethMontreal ExposP6-2 170 R-L 1959-02-15 21Lackawanna,New York MLB1980-19941984-1994   CollegeUniversity at Buffalo
252Al PardoBaltimore OriolesC6-2 187 B-R 1962-09-08 17Oviedo,Spain MLB1980-19891985-1989   High SchoolThomas Jefferson (Tampa,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
356Rich BordiOakland AthleticsP6-7 220 R-R 1959-04-18 21San Francisco,California MLB1980-19901980-1988   CollegeFresno State University
361Ken DixonBaltimore OriolesP5-11 166 B-R 1960-10-17 19Monroe,Virginia MLB1980-20051984-1987   High SchoolAmherst County (Amherst,VA)
364Scotti MadisonMinnesota Twins3B-C5-11 195 B-R 1959-09-12 20Pensacola,Florida MLB1977-19891985-1989   CollegeVanderbilt University
369Jeff CalhounHouston AstrosP6-2 190 L-L 1958-04-11 22LaGrange,Georgia MLB1980-19881984-1988   CollegeUniversity of Mississippi
371Danny TartabullCincinnati RedsRF6-1 205 R-R 1962-10-30 17Miami,Florida MLB1980-19971984-1997   High SchoolCarol City (Miami,FL)
373Greg BargarMontreal ExposP6-2 185 R-R 1959-01-27 21Inglewood,California MLB1978-19881983-1986   CollegeUniversity of Arizona
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
490Rod BookerMinnesota TwinsSS-2B6-0 175 L-R 1958-09-04 21Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19921987-1991   CollegeUniversity of California
492Curtis WilkersonTexas RangersSS-2B5-9 158 B-R 1961-04-26 19Petersburg,Virginia MLB1980-19951983-1993   High SchoolDinwiddie County (Dinwiddie,VA)
493Ricky HortonSt. Louis CardinalsP6-2 195 L-L 1959-07-30 20Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1978-19911984-1990   CollegeUniversity of Virginia
499Tom GormanMontreal ExposP6-4 200 L-L 1957-12-16 22Portland,Oregon MLB1980-19881981-1987   CollegeGonzaga University
4104Carl NicholsBaltimore OriolesC6-0 184 R-R 1962-10-14 17Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19971986-1991   High SchoolCompton (Compton,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
5105Ronn ReynoldsNew York MetsC6-0 200 R-R 1958-09-28 21Wichita,Kansas MLB1979-19901982-1990   CollegeUniversity of Arkansas
5125Roy JohnsonMontreal ExposOF6-4 205 L-L 1959-06-27 21Parkin,Arkansas MLB1980-19881982-1985   CollegeTennessee State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6135Gerry DavisSan Diego PadresOF6-0 185 R-R 1958-12-25 21Trenton,New Jersey MLB1980-19871983-1985   CollegeHoward University
6140Jeff MoronkoCleveland Indians3B-SS6-2 190 R-R 1959-08-17 20Houston,Texas MLB1980-19881984-1987   CollegeTexas Wesleyan University
6146Rondin JohnsonKansas City Royals2B5-10 160 B-R 1958-12-16 21Bremerton,Washington MLB1978-19881986-1986   CollegeUniversity of Washington
6153Joe OrsulakPittsburgh PiratesRF-LF6-1 186 L-L 1962-05-31 18Glen Ridge,New Jersey MLB1981-19971983-1997   High SchoolParsippany (Parsippany,NJ)
6154Pat DodsonBoston Red Sox1B6-4 210 L-L 1959-10-11 20Santa Monica,California MLB1979-19901986-1988   CollegeUCLA
6155Randy ReadyMilwaukee Brewers2B-3B5-11 180 R-R 1960-01-08 20San Mateo,California MLB1979-19971983-1995   CollegeColorado Mesa University
6156Mark BrownBaltimore OriolesP6-2 190 B-R 1959-07-13 20Bellows Falls,Vermont MLB1979-19861984-1985   CollegeUniversity of Massachusetts
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7157Jeff BittigerNew York MetsP5-10 175 R-R 1962-04-13 18Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1980-20021986-1989   High SchoolSecaucus (Secaucus,NJ)
7167Fritzie ConnallyChicago Cubs3B6-3 210 R-R 1958-05-19 22Bryan,Texas MLB1978-19851983-1985   CollegeBaylor University
7171Jim AdduciSt. Louis CardinalsLF-1B6-5 200 L-L 1959-08-09 20Chicago,Illinois MLB1979-19901983-1989   CollegeSouthern Illinois University
7172Don SlaughtKansas City RoyalsC6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-11 21Long Beach,California MLB1979-19971982-1997   CollegeUCLA
7176Mike BrownCalifornia AngelsOF6-2 195 R-R 1959-12-29 20San Francisco,California MLB1980-19891983-1988   CollegeSan Jose State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8183Lloyd McClendonNew York MetsC-OF6-0 208 R-R 1959-01-11 21Gary,Indiana MLB1980-19951987-1994   CollegeValparaiso University
8192Rich ThompsonCleveland IndiansP6-3 225 R-R 1958-11-01 21New York,New York MLB1980-19941985-1990   CollegeAmherst College
8194Andre DavidMinnesota TwinsOF6-0 170 L-L 1956-05-18 24Hollywood,California MLB1979-19891984-1986   CollegeCal State Fullerton
8198Cliff PastornickyKansas City Royals3B5-10 170 R-R 1958-11-18 21Seattle,Washington MLB1979-19861983-1983   CollegeBrigham Young University
8201Eric DavisCincinnati RedsCF-LF6-3 185 R-R 1962-05-29 18Los Angeles,California MLB1980-20011984-2001   High SchoolFremont (Los Angeles,CA)
8206Al NipperBoston Red SoxP6-0 194 R-R 1959-04-02 21San Diego,California MLB1978-19911983-1990   CollegeTruman State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9219Craig LeffertsChicago CubsP6-1 210 L-L 1957-09-29 22Munich,Germany MLB1979-19941983-1994   CollegeUniversity of Arizona
9221Steve JeltzPhiladelphia PhilliesSS5-11 180 B-R 1959-05-28 21Paris,France MLB1978-19911983-1990   CollegeUniversity of Kansas
9229Bryan LittleMontreal Expos2B-SS5-10 160 B-R 1959-10-08 20Houston,Texas MLB1979-19881982-1986   CollegeTexas A&M University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10240Donell NixonSeattle MarinersCF-LF6-1 185 R-R 1961-12-31 18Evergreen,North Carolina MLB1981-19931987-1990   High SchoolWest Columbus (Cerro Gordo,NC)
10241Alan FowlkesSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 190 R-R 1958-08-08 21Brawley,California MLB1979-19891982-1985   CollegeCal Poly Pomona
10252Chuck HensleyDetroit TigersP6-3 190 L-L 1959-03-11 21Tulare,California MLB1978-19901986-1986   CollegeUniversity of California
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11265George HinshawSan Diego PadresOF-3B6-0 185 R-R 1959-10-23 20Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19901982-1983   CollegeUniversity of La Verne
11278Dwight LowryDetroit TigersC6-3 210 L-R 1957-10-23 22Lumberton,North Carolina MLB1980-19901984-1988   CollegeUniversity of North Carolina
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12302Butch DavisKansas City RoyalsOF6-0 190 R-R 1958-06-19 22Williamston,North Carolina MLB1978-19941983-1994   CollegeEast Carolina University
12305Scott TerryCincinnati RedsP5-11 195 R-R 1959-11-21 20Hobbs,New Mexico MLB1980-19911986-1991   CollegeSouthwestern University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13313Rick OwnbeyNew York MetsP6-3 185 R-R 1957-10-20 22Corona,California MLB1980-19871982-1986   CollegeSanta Ana College
13318Ed Vande BergSeattle MarinersP6-2 180 R-L 1958-10-26 21Redlands,California MLB1980-19971982-1988   CollegeArizona State University
13322Mike JeffcoatCleveland IndiansP6-2 187 L-L 1959-08-03 20Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1978-19941983-1994   CollegeLouisiana Tech University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15367Paul ZuvellaAtlanta BravesSS-2B6-0 178 R-R 1958-10-31 21San Mateo,California MLB1977-19911982-1989   CollegeStanford University
15386Clay ChristiansenNew York YankeesP6-5 205 R-R 1958-06-28 22Wichita,Kansas MLB1977-19881984-1984   CollegeUniversity of Kansas
15390Ricky JonesBaltimore Orioles2B-3B6-3 186 R-R 1959-06-04 21Tupelo,Mississippi MLB1980-19881986-1986   CollegeUniversity of West Georgia
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16396John MosesSeattle MarinersOF5-10 170 B-L 1957-08-09 22Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19921982-1992   CollegeUniversity of Arizona
16402Jim EisenreichMinnesota TwinsRF-LF5-11 195 L-L 1959-04-18 21St. Cloud,Minnesota MLB1980-19981982-1998   CollegeSt. Cloud State University
16414Oil Can BoydBoston Red SoxP6-1 150 R-R 1959-10-06 20Meridian,Mississippi MLB1980-20051982-1991   CollegeJackson State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17422Rusty McNealySeattle MarinersOF5-8 160 L-L 1958-08-12 21Sacramento,California MLB1980-19871983-1983   CollegeFlorida International University
17432Tom RomanoKansas City RoyalsLF5-10 170 R-R 1958-10-25 21Syracuse,New York MLB1980-19891987-1987   CollegeCoastal Carolina University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19473Mike CoucheeSan Diego PadresP6-0 190 R-R 1957-12-04 22San Jose,California MLB1979-19871983-1983   CollegeUSC
19477Tom KlawitterLos Angeles DodgersP6-2 190 R-L 1958-06-24 22La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1980-19861985-1985   CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20518Tom BoltonBoston Red SoxP6-3 175 L-L 1962-05-06 18Nashville,Tennessee MLB1980-19981987-1994   High SchoolAntioch (Antioch,TN)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21532Rocky ChildressPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-2 195 R-R 1962-02-18 18Santa Rosa,California MLB1980-19951985-1988   High SchoolSanta Rosa (Santa Rosa,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
23582Marty DeckerPhiladelphia PhilliesP5-10 168 R-R 1957-06-07 23Upland,California MLB1980-19851983-1983   CollegePoint Loma Nazarene University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25624Randy GomezSan Francisco GiantsC5-10 185 R-R 1957-02-04 23San Mateo,California MLB1980-19871984-1984   CollegeUniversity of Utah
25629Darren DaultonPhiladelphia PhilliesC6-2 190 L-R 1962-01-03 18Arkansas City,Kansas MLB1980-19971983-1997   High SchoolArkansas City (Arkansas City,KS)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
26646Mark DempseySan Francisco GiantsP6-6 220 R-R 1957-12-17 22Dayton,Ohio MLB1977-19841982-1982   CollegeOhio State University
26650Rich YettMinnesota TwinsP6-2 187 R-R 1962-10-06 17Pomona,California MLB1980-19901985-1990   High SchoolDon Antonio Lugo (Chino,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
29702Jack FimpleCleveland IndiansC6-2 185 R-R 1959-02-10 21Darby,Pennsylvania MLB1980-19871983-1987   CollegeHumboldt State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
30724Ron MathisDetroit TigersP6-0 175 R-R 1958-09-25 21Kansas City,Missouri MLB1980-19881985-1987   CollegeUniversity of Missouri
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
31742Ben CallahanNew York YankeesP6-7 230 R-R 1957-05-19 23Mount Airy,North Carolina MLB1980-19851983-1983   CollegeCatawba College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
33764Walt TerrellTexas RangersP6-2 205 L-R 1958-05-11 22Jeffersonville,Indiana MLB1977-19931982-1992   CollegeMorehead State University