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Rick Peters was drafted 161st overall by the Detroit Tigers in 1977
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
198311June-RegD1Tim BelcherMinnesota Twins21PP6-3 225 R-R MLB1984-20001987-2000ColMount Vernon Nazarene UniversitySFJrNAIANoOHOH   -
1983229June-RegD1Bill SwiftMinnesota Twins21PP6-0 180 R-R MLB1981-19981985-1998ColUniversity of MaineSFNCAA 1NoMEME   -
1983355June-RegD1Chris ForgioneMinnesota Twins17OFOF5-11 180 L-L AA1983-1988-HSSalesianum (Wilmington,DE) SFHSHSYesDEDE   -
1983481June-RegD1Tim WisemanMinnesota Twins22PP6-4 170 R-R AA1982-1985-ColUniversity of California-RiversideSFNCAA 2YesCACA   -
19835107June-RegD1Jeff TroutMinnesota Twins222B2B5-9 175 B-R AA1980-1986-ColUniversity of DelawareSFSrNCAA 1YesNJDE   -
19836133June-RegD1Steve WileyMinnesota Twins18PP   - -1985-1985-HSMyers Park (Charlotte,NC) SFHSHSNo--NC   -
19837159June-RegD3Tim ThompsonMinnesota Twins22PP6-3 185 R-R A+1980-1984-ColCal State FullertonSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
19838185June-RegD1Mike VerkuilenMinnesota Twins22OFOF-1B5-11 190 L-L AA1983-1985-ColUniversity of WisconsinSFNCAA 1YesDEWI   -
19839211June-RegD1David VetschMinnesota Twins21OFOF6-1 185 L-R AA1982-1987-ColSt. Cloud State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesNDMN   -
198310237June-RegD1Dwayne DahlMinnesota Twins18PP   - ---HSRush City (Rush City,MN) SFHSHSNoMNMN   -
198311263June-RegD1Jim WeissMinnesota Twins23CC5-11 185 R-R A1983-1983-ColNew York Institute of TechnologySFNCAA 1Yes--NY   -
198312289June-RegD1Doug PalmerMinnesota Twins18OF-p2B-SS5-10 175 R-R AA1983-1988-ColCreighton UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMNNE   -
198313315June-RegD2Greg CottrellMinnesota Twins22CC5-11 185 R-R A1982-1983-ColOral Roberts UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--OK   -
198314341June-RegD2Matt ButcherMinnesota Twins21SS2B6-0 180 R-R A+1983-1985-ColUniversity of NebraskaSFNCAA 1Yes--NE   -
198315367June-RegD1Matt BergeronMinnesota Twins21SSSS   - NCAA1984-1984-ColNicholls State UniversitySFNCAA 1No--LA   -
198316393June-RegD3Ken GallowayMinnesota Twins21pP6-1 185 L-L A1983-1985-ColFresno State UniversitySFNCAA 1NoCACA   -
198317419June-RegD1Jim PancakeMinnesota Twins22CC5-11 188 R-R Rk1983-1983-ColSt. Cloud State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesMNMN   -
198318445June-RegD1Jeff SchugelMinnesota Twins213B3B6-3 190 R-R A+1983-1985-ColMinnesota State University-MankatoSFNCAA 2YesMNMN   -
198319471June-RegD1Kent McBrideMinnesota Twins22OFOF   - NCAA1983-1984-ColUniversity of California-Santa BarbaraSFNCAA 1No--CA   -
198320496June-RegD1Doug EmeryMinnesota Twins-OFOF   R-R NCAA1987-1987-HSEast Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC) SFHSHSNo--NC   -
198321520June-RegD1Mike CloningerMinnesota Twins17p-1BP6-0 185 R-R A1983-1985-HSEast Lincoln (Lincolnton,NC) SFHSHSYesNCNC   -
198322544June-RegD1Richard CoppolaMinnesota Twins221B1B6-2 192 L-L Rk1983-1983-ColNicholls State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--LA   -
198323568June-RegD1Robert CalleyMinnesota Twins18CC6-0 200 R-R A+1983-1986-HSChino (Chino,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
198324592June-RegD1Tony DiazMinnesota Twins18OFOF6-1 175 L-R A+1983-1990-HSGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
198325615June-RegD1Jay JohnsonMinnesota Twins-OFOF   - ---ColUniversity of St. ThomasSFNCAA 3Yes--MN   -
198326638June-RegD1Ron JohnsonMinnesota Twins18pP   - ---HSFruita Monument (Grand Junction,CO) SFHSHSNoCOCO   -
198327661June-RegD1Shawn SmithMinnesota Twins22SSSS6-0 180 R-R A1981-1984-ColUniversity of California-RiversideSFNCAA 2YesCACA   -
198328684June-RegD1Mark BrownMinnesota Twins18PP   R-R ---HSGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
198329705June-RegD1Scott KlingbellMinnesota Twins22pP6-5 215 R-R A+1983-1985-ColChico StateSFNCAA 2YesCACA   -
198330725June-RegD1Angel GarciaMinnesota Twins18OFOF5-10 165 R-L Rk1983-1984-HSBell (Bell,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
198331742June-RegD1Joe GiordanellaMinnesota Twins-pP   - -1984-1986-HSLindenhurst (Lindenhurst,NY) SFHSHSNoNYNY   -