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Joe Kraemer was drafted 416th overall by the Chicago Cubs in 1985
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
1982115June-RegD2Steve SwainHouston Astros18OFOF6-2 175 R-R A+1977-1985-HSGrossmont (El Cajon,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1982243June-RegD1Louie MeadowsHouston Astros211BLF-RF5-11 190 L-L MLB1980-19911986-1990ColNorth Carolina State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesNCNC   -
1982369June-RegD1Mark KnudsonHouston Astros21PP6-5 205 R-R MLB1982-19931985-1993ColColorado State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCOCO   -
1982495June-RegD2Rick ThompsonHouston Astros21SSSS6-1 165 R-R A+1982-1983-ColPurdue UniversitySFNCAA 1YesOHIN   -
19825121June-RegD1Mike StellernHouston Astros21OFOF6-2 190 R-R AA1982-1985-ColUniversity of Missouri-St. LouisSFNCAA 2YesMOMO   -
19826147June-RegD1Mark BaileyHouston Astros202BC6-5 195 B-R MLB1982-19951984-1992ColMissouri State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesMOMO   -
19827173June-RegD2Bruce CastoriaHouston Astros211B1B6-1 225 R-R A-1982-1982-ColMississippi State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesNYMS   -
19828199June-RegD1Jamey ShouppeHouston Astros21PP5-11 170 L-L AA1979-1985-ColFlorida State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesFLFL   -
19829225June-RegD1Jimmy ThomasHouston Astros212B2B5-10 175 B-R AAA1982-1989-ColWichita State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesKSKS   -
198210251June-RegD1Rick BombardHouston Astros22PP5-11 155 R-R AA1979-1989-ColUniversity of FloridaSFNCAA 1YesTXFL   -
198211277June-RegD1John MillerHouston Astros173B3B6-1 185 R-R A1982-1985-HSMission Bay (San Diego,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
198212303June-RegD1Mike BotkinHouston Astros22OFOF6-2 183 L-R AA1981-1985-ColUniversity of KentuckySFNCAA 1YesKYKY   -
198213329June-RegD1Tracy DophiedHouston Astros22OFOF5-10 170 L-R A+1982-1984-ColUniversity of TexasSFNCAA 1Yes--TX   -
198214355June-RegD2Jim ShermanHouston Astros22OFOF6-1 192 R-R AAA1979-1987-ColUniversity of DelawareSFJrNCAA 1YesDEDE   -
198215381June-RegD1Andy WorthamHouston Astros18pP6-3 195 L-L A+1985-1986-HSPasadena (Pasadena,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198216407June-RegD1Ray PerkinsHouston Astros22pP6-3 225 R-R A+1982-1986-ColVirginia TechSFNCAA 1YesVAVA   -
198217433June-RegD2Jeff JacobsonHouston Astros21C-OF2B6-1 185 R-R AA1981-1985-ColUniversity of HoustonSFNCAA 1Yes--TX   -
198218459June-RegD2Mike KasprzakHouston Astros21pP6-2 195 R-R AA1982-1985-ColUniversity of MiamiSFNCAA 1YesTXFL   -
198219485June-RegD2Jeff DatzHouston Astros22CC6-4 220 R-R MLB1982-19901989-1989ColRowan UniversitySFNCAA 3YesNJNJ   -
198220511June-RegD3Arbrey LucasHouston Astros22pP6-3 187 R-R AA1982-1985-ColGrand Canyon UniversitySFNAIAYesNVAZ   -
198221536June-RegD1Richard StrasserHouston Astros22pP6-4 210 R-R AA1981-1986-ColFlorida International UniversitySFNCAA 2YesOHFL   -
198222561June-RegD1Jim AmbroseHouston Astros22pP6-3 188 R-R A1982-1982-ColOld Dominion UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--VA   -
198223586June-RegD1Neil LautaretHouston Astros183B3B5-8 170 B-R Rk1982-1982-HSSahuaro (Tucson,AZ) SFHSHSYesAZAZ   -
198224611June-RegD1James DonnellyHouston Astros19OFC6-3 220 L-R Rk1982-1982-ColOcean County CollegeSFNJCAAYes--NJ   -
198225636June-RegD2B.J. HinsonHouston Astros222BP5-6 150 R-R A1981-1984-ColEast Tennessee State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesTXTN   -
198226661June-RegD1Tom RoarkeHouston Astros21C1B-C6-4 210 R-R A1982-1983-ColJacksonville UniversitySFJrNCAA 1YesRIFL   -
198227685June-RegD1Rob NelsonHouston Astros181B1B6-4 215 L-L MLB1983-19951986-1990HSSouth Pasadena (South Pasadena,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198228708June-RegD1Karl DorrellHouston Astros18OFOF   - ---HSHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -