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Greg Swindell was drafted 2nd overall by the Cleveland Indians in 1986
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)BonusScout(s)
1985236June-RegD2Randy JohnsonMontreal Expos21PP6-10 230 R-L MLB1983-20091988-2009ColUSCSFNCAA 1YesCACA   0.1Cliff Ditto
1983494June-RegD1Cas SomaMontreal Expos20PP6-3 205 R-R A1981-1985-ColUniversity of California-IrvineSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -Cliff Ditto
1981358June-RegD1Tony GwynnSan Diego Padres21OFRF5-11 220 L-L MLB1979-20011982-2001ColSan Diego State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -Cliff Ditto
19786135June-RegD1Tim FlannerySan Diego Padres202B2B-3B5-11 175 L-R MLB1978-19891979-1989ColChapman UniversitySFNCAA 2YesOKCA   -Cliff Ditto
197818447June-RegD2Eric ShowSan Diego Padres22OFP6-1 190 R-R MLB1978-19911981-1991ColUniversity of California-RiversideSFSrNCAA 2YesCACA   -Cliff DittoBob Fontaine Jr
1977486June-RegD2Ozzie SmithSan Diego Padres22SSSS5-11 150 B-R MLB1975-19961978-1996ColCal PolySFNCAA 2YesALCA   -Cliff Ditto
1972597June-RegD1Randy JonesSan Diego Padres22PP6-0 178 R-L MLB1971-19821973-1982ColChapman UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -Cliff Ditto