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Brett Merriman was drafted 215th overall by the Cleveland Indians in 1988
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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YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)BonusScout(s)
198617423June-RegD1Paul PostierTexas Rangers22SSSS6-1 170 R-R AAA1986-1992-ColSoutheastern Oklahoma State UniversitySFSrNAIAYesOKOK   -Lee Anthony
198412300June-RegD1Larry KleinTexas Rangers22SSSS5-8 165 R-R AAA1984-1988-ColEmporia State UniversitySFSrNAIAYesNEKS   -Lee Anthony
198346823June-RegD1Michael KeehnTexas Rangers212B2B-SS5-10 165 R-R A-1983-1983-ColUniversity of Nebraska-KearneySFNAIAYesNENE   -Lee Anthony
1980466June-SecD2Tom HenkeTexas Rangers22PP6-5 215 R-R MLB1980-19951982-1995ColEast Central Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesMOMS   -Lee Anthony
1979369June-RegD2Nick CapraTexas Rangers212BOF5-8 165 R-R MLB1979-19951982-1991ColUniversity of OklahomaSFJrNCAA 1YesCOOK   -Lee Anthony
197915381June-RegD1Pete O'BrienTexas Rangers21OF1B6-1 190 L-L MLB1978-19931982-1993ColUniversity of NebraskaSFNCAA 1YesCANE   -Lee Anthony