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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+1977-1985HSGrossmont (El Cajon,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1982243June-RegD1Louie MeadowsHouston Astros211BLF-RF5-11 190 L-L MLB1980-19911986-1990ColNC StateSFNCAA 1YesNCNC   -
1982369June-RegD1Mark KnudsonHouston Astros21PP6-5 205 R-R MLB1982-19931985-1993ColColorado StateSFNCAA 1YesCOCO   -
1982495June-RegD2Rick ThompsonHouston Astros21SSSS6-1 165 R-R A+1982-1983ColPurdueSFNCAA 1YesOHIN   -
19825121June-RegD1Mike StellernHouston Astros21OFOF6-2 190 R-R AA1982-1985ColMissouri-St. LouisSFNCAA 2YesMOMO   -
19826147June-RegD1Mark BaileyHouston Astros202BC6-5 195 B-R MLB1982-19951984-1992ColMissouri StateSFNCAA 2YesMOMO   -
19827173June-RegD2Bruce CastoriaHouston Astros211B1B6-1 225 R-R A-1982-1982ColMississippi StateSFNCAA 1YesNYMS   -
19828199June-RegD1James ShouppeHouston Astros21PP5-11 170 L-L AA1979-1985ColFlorida StateSFNCAA 1YesFLFL   -
19829225June-RegD1Jimmy ThomasHouston Astros212B2B5-10 175 B-R AAA1982-1989ColWichita StateSFNCAA 1YesKSKS   -
198210251June-RegD1Rick BombardHouston Astros22PP5-11 155 R-R AA1979-1989ColFloridaSFNCAA 1YesTXFL   -
198211277June-RegD1John MillerHouston Astros173B3B6-1 185 R-R A1982-1985HSMission Bay (San Diego,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
198212303June-RegD1Mike BotkinHouston Astros22OFOF6-2 183 L-R AA1981-1985ColKentuckySFNCAA 1YesKYKY   -
198213329June-RegD1Tracy DophiedHouston Astros22OFOF5-10 170 L-R A+1982-1984ColTexasSFNCAA 1Yes--TX   -
198214355June-RegD2Jim ShermanHouston Astros22OFOF6-1 192 R-R AAA1979-1987ColDelawareSFJrNCAA 1YesDEDE   -
198215381June-RegD1Andy WorthamHouston Astros18pP6-3 195 L-L A+1985-1986HSPasadena (Pasadena,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198216407June-RegD1Ray PerkinsHouston Astros22pP6-3 225 R-R A+1982-1986ColVirginia TechSFNCAA 1YesVAVA   -
198217433June-RegD1Jeff JacobsonHouston Astros-C-OF2B6-1 185 R-R AA1981-1985ColHoustonSFNCAA 1Yes--TX   -
198218459June-RegD2Mike KasprzakHouston Astros21pP6-2 195 R-R AA1982-1985ColMiamiSFNCAA 1YesTXFL   -
198219485June-RegD2Jeff DatzHouston Astros22CC6-4 220 R-R MLB1982-19901989-1989ColRowanSFNCAA 3YesNJNJ   -
198220511June-RegD3Arbrey LucasHouston Astros22pP6-3 187 R-R AA1982-1985ColGrand CanyonSFNAIAYesNVAZ   -
198221536June-RegD1Richard StrasserHouston Astros22pP6-4 210 R-R AA1981-1986ColFlorida IntlSFNCAA 2YesOHFL   -
198222561June-RegD1Jim AmbroseHouston Astros22pP6-3 188 R-R A1982-1982ColOld DominionSFNCAA 1Yes--VA   -
198223586June-RegD1Neil LautaretHouston Astros183B3B5-8 170 B-R Rk1982-1982HSSahuaro (Tucson,AZ)SFHSHSYesAZAZ   -
198224611June-RegD1James DonnellHouston Astros19OFC6-3 220 L-R Rk1982-1982ColOcean County CollegeSFNJCAAYes--NJ   -
198225636June-RegD2B.J. HinsonHouston Astros222BP5-6 150 R-R A1981-1984ColEast Tennessee StateSFNCAA 1YesTXTN   -
198226661June-RegD1Tom RoarkeHouston Astros21C1B-C6-4 210 R-R A1982-1983ColJacksonvilleSFJrNCAA 1YesRIFL   -
198227685June-RegD1Rob NelsonHouston Astros181B1B6-4 215 L-L MLB1983-19951986-1990HSSouth Pasadena (South Pasadena,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198228708June-RegD1Karl DorrellHouston Astros-OFOF   - --HSHelix Charter (La Mesa,CA)SFHSHSNo--CA   -