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Richard Bleier was drafted 183rd overall by the Texas Rangers in 2008
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
197811Jan-RegD1Mike LeboToronto Blue Jays19CC6-4 215 L-R A+1978-1982-FANoneYesPAPA   -
197812Jan-RegD2Joe HouseyAtlanta Braves19PP6-2 170 R-R AA1978-1985-ColMiami-Dade CollegeSFNJCAANoFLFLFA   -
197813Jan-RegD2Dave GrierOakland Athletics20PP6-0 175 R-R AA1979-1983-ColValencia Community CollegeSFNJCAANoMDFL   -
197814Jan-RegD2Gerald MillerNew York Mets191B1B-OF6-3 195 R-R A1979-1982-ColDes Moines Area Community CollegeSFNJCAAYes--IA   -
197815Jan-RegD1Jim MalerSeattle Mariners191B1B6-4 230 R-R MLB1978-19861981-1983ColMiami-Dade CollegeSFNJCAAYesNYFL   -
197816Jan-RegD2Donald JohnsonSan Diego Padres19PP5-11 175 L-L AA1978-1981-FANoneSFYesMIMI   -
197817Jan-RegD1Weldon SwiftMilwaukee Brewers20PP6-2 205 R-R AA1978-1983-FANoneSFYesMDMD   -
197818Jan-RegD2Greg ByrdSan Francisco Giants191B1B   - NCAA1980-1981-ColColumbia State Community CollegeSFNJCAANo--TN   -
197819Jan-RegD1Thomas AndersonCleveland Indians191B1B6-3 210 L-L AA1978-1981-ColSouth Florida State CollegeSFNJCAAYes--FL   -
1978110Jan-RegD1Gary HartsockMontreal Expos19PP6-2 190 R-R A+1978-1979-ColMuscatine Community CollegeSFNJCAAYesIAIA   -
1978111Jan-RegD1Chris CodiroliDetroit Tigers20PP6-1 160 R-R MLB1977-19911982-1990ColSan Jose City CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
1978112Jan-RegD1Greg SmithHouston Astros19OFOF5-11 160 B-R Rk1978-1978-ColCanada CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
1978113Jan-RegD2Rick EvansCalifornia Angels19PP6-2 180 L-L A+1980-1983-ColEl Camino CollegeSFCCCAANo--CA   -
1978114Jan-RegD1Joe HicksChicago Cubs203B1B6-3 215 R-R AAA1976-1987-FANoneSFYesININ   -
1978115Jan-RegD2Ralph CitarellaMinnesota Twins20PP6-0 180 R-R MLB1977-19881983-1987ColEastern Florida State CollegeSFNJCAANoNJFL   -
1978116Jan-RegD1Michael GentrySt. Louis Cardinals20PP   - ---ColChipola CollegeSFNJCAAYes--FL   -
1978117Jan-RegD2Mark ChristyChicago White Sox19PP6-3 185 R-R A+1978-1982-ColMiami-Dade CollegeSFFrNJCAANoNYFL   -
1978118Jan-RegD3Brad LesleyCincinnati Reds19PP6-6 230 R-R MLB1978-19851982-1985ColMerced CollegeSFCCCAAYesCACA   -
1978119Jan-RegD1Michael VickersTexas Rangers20PP6-0 185 R-L AA1978-1980-ColHill CollegeSFNJCAAYes--TX   -
1978120Jan-RegD3Pete ChapinPittsburgh Pirates19PP6-3 205 R-R AA1978-1983-ColFullerton CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1978121Jan-RegD1Ken KurtzBaltimore Orioles21PP6-0 195 L-L A+1979-1979-ColSeminole State College of FloridaSFNJCAAYes--FL   -
1978122Jan-RegD1Brian HoltonLos Angeles Dodgers18PP6-0 193 R-R MLB1978-19921985-1990ColLouisburg CollegeSFNJCAAYesPANC   -
1978123Jan-RegD2Bruce KastelicBoston Red Sox19SSSS6-1 175 L-R AA1981-1982-ColRanger CollegeSFNJCAANoOKTX   -
1978124Jan-RegD1Don WoodwardPhiladelphia Phillies20PP6-1 185 R-R A1978-1979-ColCentral Arizona CollegeSFNJCAAYes--AZ   -
1978125Jan-RegD1Mark HarrisNew York Yankees20SSSS5-10 160 B-R AA1978-1980-FANoneSFYesVAVA   -
1978126Jan-RegD1Lee ClineKansas City Royals20PP   - ---ColCollege of Southern IdahoSFNJCAAYes--ID   -