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Karl Rhodes was drafted 68th overall by the Houston Astros 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)Bonus
1978246June-RegD1Amos LewisTexas Rangers17P-iFP-IF6-3 185 R-R AA1978-1982-HSAstronaut (Titusville,FL) SFHSHSYesFLFL   -
1978372June-RegD2David CrutcherTexas Rangers20PP6-2 185 R-R AAA1976-1981-ColUniversity of ArizonaSFNCAA 1YesCAAZ   -
1978498June-RegD1Mitch ZwolenskyTexas Rangers18PP6-2 200 R-R AAA1980-1996-HSOwosso (Owosso,MI) SFHSHSNoMIMI   -
19785124June-RegD1Eric ShellenbeckTexas Rangers18OFOF   R-R NCAA1981-1982-HSBarrington (Barrington,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -
19786150June-RegD2Terry BogenerTexas Rangers22POF6-0 193 L-L MLB1975-19861982-1982ColUniversity of OklahomaSFSrNCAA 1YesMOOK   -
19787176June-RegD1Jerry NeufangTexas Rangers17CC5-10 180 R-R AAA1978-1984-HSHayfield (Alexandria,VA) SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
19788202June-RegD2Wayne TollesonTexas Rangers22SSSS-2B5-9 160 B-R MLB1976-19901981-1990ColWestern Carolina UniversitySFNCAA 1YesSCNC   -
19789228June-RegD1Tracy CowgerTexas Rangers21OF-COF-C5-10 175 R-R AAA1978-1983-ColLoyola Marymount UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197810254June-RegD2Allan RamirezTexas Rangers21PP5-10 180 R-R MLB1978-19851983-1983ColRice UniversitySFJrNCAA 1NoTXTX   -
197811280June-RegD2Chris SmithTexas Rangers20OF-if1B-OF6-0 185 B-R MLB1976-19831981-1983ColUSCSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197812306June-RegD1Rick MisuracaTexas Rangers183B3B6-2 180 R-R Rk1979-1979-HSDel City (Oklahoma City,OK) SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
197813332June-RegD1Albert OrtizTexas Rangers20OFOF5-11 175 L-L A1978-1979-ColBaruch CollegeSFNCAA 3YesNYNY   -
197814358June-RegD1Charlie O'BrienTexas Rangers17OFC6-2 205 R-R MLB1982-20001985-2000HSBishop Kelley (Tulsa,OK) SFHSHSNoOKOK   -
197815384June-RegD1Eddie GreeneTexas Rangers18pP   - ---HSEd White (Jacksonville,FL) SFHSHSNo--FL   -
197816410June-RegD1Dan DixonTexas Rangers21OFOF5-11 180 R-R AA1978-1979-ColUniversity of NebraskaSFNCAA 1YesCANE   -
197817436June-RegD1Brian PiperTexas Rangers18pP6-1 190 R-R AA1982-1985-HSBuena (Sierra Vista,AZ) SFHSHSNoAZAZ   -
197818461June-RegD1Ron GoochTexas Rangers212B2B5-11 165 R-R AAA1978-1982-ColSoutheastern Oklahoma State UniversitySFNAIAYesOKOK   -
197819485June-RegD1Howie ShapiroTexas Rangers21IF2B5-11 160 L-R A-1979-1979-ColUniversity of MiamiSFJrNCAA 1NoFLFL   -
197820509June-RegD1Keith ShellingTexas Rangers23pP5-9 160 L-L Rk1975-1978-ColSouthern UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--LA   -
197821532June-RegD1Charles KwolekTexas Rangers20pP5-10 165 L-L A1978-1979-ColProvidence CollegeSFNCAA 1Yes--RI   -
197822554June-RegD1Andrew TamTexas Rangers21OFOF6-3 200 R-R AA1978-1979-ColTexas Wesleyan UniversitySFNAIAYes--TX   -
197823573June-RegD1Donald AtkinsTexas Rangers18SSSS   - ---HSParkview (Little Rock,AR) SFHSHSNo--AR   -
197824592June-RegD1Stanley ReeseTexas Rangers221B1B6-2 190 L-R A1978-1979-ColGeorge Mason UniversitySFNCAA 2Yes--VA   -
197825610June-RegD1Cameron KillebrewTexas Rangers22OFOF5-11 180 R-R A+1978-1981-ColBrigham Young UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--UT   -
197826627June-RegD1David MillerTexas Rangers22OFOF5-10 165 B-R A1978-1979-ColGeorge Mason UniversitySFNCAA 2Yes--VA   -
197827643June-RegD1Jeff ZitekTexas Rangers20SSSS6-0 175 L-R A1978-1979-ColIllinois State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesAKIL   -
197828659June-RegD1Wesley WilliamsTexas Rangers20pP6-3 180 R-R A+1978-1980-ColNew Mexico Highlands UniversitySFNCAA 2YesNCNM   -
197829675June-RegD3Jim FarrTexas Rangers22pP6-1 195 R-R MLB1978-19841982-1982ColPenn State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesNYPA   -
197830690June-RegD1Gene NelsonTexas Rangers17pP6-0 174 R-R MLB1978-19931981-1993HSPasco (Dade City,FL) SFHSHSYesFLFL   -
197831705June-RegD1Steve PaineTexas Rangers21OF-COF-C6-0 185 R-R Rk1978-1978-ColDallas Baptist UniversitySFNAIAYes--TX   -
197832717June-RegD1Thomas BlackmonTexas Rangers18pP6-0 185 R-R AA1980-1984-HSSouth Florence (Florence,SC) SFHSHSNoSCSC   -
197833727June-RegD1Cecil StrawnTexas Rangers21CC6-1 180 R-R AAA1978-1980-ColSouthern Methodist UniversitySFNCAA 1YesTXTX   -
197834734June-RegD1James StrumTexas Rangers18pP   - ---HSSt. Mark's (Wilmington,DE) SFHSHSNo--DE   -
197835741June-RegD1Keith WalshTexas Rangers19pP6-2 145 R-R Rk1978-1978-HSKennedy (Suffolk,VA) SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
197836746June-RegD1Harry OakleyTexas Rangers18CC   - ---HSRogers (Newport,RI) SFHSHSNo--RI   -
197837751June-RegD1David ChapmanTexas Rangers223B3B5-10 170 R-R AA1976-1979-ColUniversity of MichiganSFNCAA 1Yes--MI   -
197838755June-RegD1John ZiskTexas Rangers21OfOF6-5 190 R-R A1978-1980-ColDelaware Valley CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--PA   -
197839759June-RegD1Tim HulettTexas Rangers18SS3B-2B6-0 195 R-R MLB1979-19951983-1995HSLanphier (Springfield,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -
197840763June-RegD2Jeff ScottTexas Rangers233B3B6-2 180 R-R A1979-1979-HSPort Clinton (Port Clinton,OH) SFHSHSNoILOH   -
197841766June-RegD1Alvin WilliamsTexas Rangers233B3B6-2 195 R-R Rk1978-1978-ColJackson State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--MS   -
197842769June-RegD1Moses KylesTexas Rangers18SSSS   - ---HSBuchanan (Buchanan,MI) SFHSHSNo--MI   -