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1980 Texas Rangers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    112Mike MasonPCollegeOral RobertsNCAA 1JrOKYesP6-2205LL1958-11-21Faribault,MN
    1980-  1-  12-TEX
    MLB1982-19881980-1996
    113Michael CarringerPCollegeBacone CollegeNAIA---OKYesP------------------
    1980-  3-  54-LAN
    ---
    114Tim MakiPHigh SchoolCarroll (Fort Wayne,IN)HSHSINYesP6-2210RR1962-02-13Fort Wayne,IN
    1980-  1-  14-TEX
    A+1980-1984
    125Tom DunbarOFCollegeMiddle GeorgiaNJCAASoGAYesOF-DH6-2192LL1959-11-24Graniteville,SC
    1980-  1-  25-TEX
    MLB1983-19851980-1991
    236Gail ArnoldPCollegeLinn-Benton CCNWAACC---ORNoP6-9235RR---Boise,ID
    1981-  2-  39-NYN
    A-1981-1987
    239Billy TaylorPCollegeAbraham Baldwin Agricultural CollegeNJCAA---GAYesP6-8235RR1961-10-16Monticello,FL
    1980-  2-  39-TEX
    MLB1994-20011980-2001
    240Dwayne HenryPHigh SchoolMiddletown (Middletown,DE)HSHSDEYesP6-3205RR1962-02-16Elkton,MD
    1980-  2-  40-TEX
    MLB1984-19951980-2001
    247David McDonaldPCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PAYesP------------------
    1980-  2-  47-TEX
    ---
    355Marc OchalPCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYesP6-3195RR------
    1981- 12- 291-SDN
    A+1981-1982
    358John MillhollandSSCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAA---NCYes2B-SS5-9160LR1960-06-05Mineral,VA
    1980-  1-  20-NYA
    A1980-1981
    365Al Newman2BCollegeChaffey CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B-SS5-9183BR1960-06-30Kansas City,MO
    1981-  1-  12-MON
    MLB1985-19921982-1992
    465Jeff GrothOF------------YesOF------R------Chagrin Falls,OH
    1980-  4-  65-TEX
    ---
    466Tom HenkePCollegeEast Central CCNJCAA---MSYesP6-5215RR1957-12-21Kansas City,MO
    1980-  4-  66-TEX
    MLB1982-19951980-1995
    366Lindy DuncanSSCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYesSS-2B5-11160RR1958-12-05Chaffee,MO
    1980-  3-  66-TEX
    AA1980-1983
    491Dewayne WardPCollegeMurray State CollegeNJCAA---OKYesP------------------
    1980-  4-  91-TEX
    ---
    492Curtis WilkersonSSHigh SchoolDinwiddie County (Dinwiddie,VA)HSHSVAYesSS-2B5-9158BR1961-04-26Petersburg,VA
    1980-  4-  92-TEX
    MLB1983-19931980-1995
    5116Hans HerzogPCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAA---NCYesP6-1190LL1961-01-19Martinsburg,WV
    1980-  5- 116-TEX
    AA1983-1987
    5118Brad MengwasserPCollegeSouthern MethodistNCAA 1---TXYesP6-1180RR1958-10-02Hurst,TX
    1980-  5- 118-TEX
    AAA1980-1984
    6141Daryl SmithPCollegeEssex County CollegeNJCAA---NJYesP-OF6-4185RR1960-07-29Baltimore,MD
    1980-  6- 141-TEX
    MLB1990-19901980-1995
    6144Al HartmanPHigh SchoolJoliet West (Joliet,IL)HSHSILYesP6-4195RR1962-07-23Joliet,IL
    1980-  6- 144-TEX
    AA1980-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7163Steven WatsonPCollegeManatee-SarasotaNJCAASoFLNoP6-1175RR1960-08-19Norfolk,VA
    1980-  2-  46-MIN
    AA1981-1990
    7170Tony HudsonPCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CANoP6-3180RR1958-06-29San Bernardino,CA
    1980-  7- 170-TEX
    AAA1980-1987
    8185James CaseyPCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP------------------
    1980-  8- 185-TEX
    ---
    8196Craig GoodinSSHigh SchoolTulare Union (Tulare,CA)HSHSCAYesSS-P5-11160RR1962-02-15Tulare,CA
    1980-  8- 196-TEX
    A1980-1983
    9203James MaxwellSSCollegeMercer County CCNJCAA---NJYes3B-SS6-1180LR1958-01-23---
    1980-  9- 203-TEX
    AA1980-1982
    10217Ronald CaldwellPCollegeBaltimore City CCNJCAA---MDYesP------------------
    1980- 10- 217-TEX
    ---
    9222Doug ShieldsSSHigh SchoolHenry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLNoOF-3B6-0180RR1968-01-13Cincinnati,OH
    1990- 19- 531-KCA
    AA1984-1992
    11229Jeffrey SimmonsPCollegeEssex County CollegeNJCAA---NJYesP6-1175RR------
    1980- 11- 229-TEX
    Rk1980-1980
    12236Glen EdwardsOFCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesOF------------------
    1980- 12- 236-TEX
    ---
    10248Joe RobertsOFCollegeLouisvilleNCAA 1---KYYesC6-0190RR------
    1980- 10- 248-TEX
    Rk1980-1980
    11274Tim HenryPCollegeTexas WesleyanNAIAJrTXYesP6-1190LL1959-11-11Miamisburg,OH
    1980- 11- 274-TEX
    AA1980-1985
    12300Dion LoweOFHigh SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,NJ)HSHSNJNoOF5-11183LR1962-08-05Lakewood,NJ
    1980- 12- 300-TEX
    A+1983-1985
    13326David Stokes3BCollegeTulaneNCAA 1---LAYes3B-1B6-0180RR1958-10-26---
    1980- 13- 326-TEX
    Rk1977-1980
    14352Stan HaasOFCollegeNebraskaNCAA 1---NEYesC-OF6-0185RR1959-02-19Lincoln,NE
    1980- 14- 352-TEX
    A+1980-1983
    15378Montye MayfieldpHigh SchoolL.D. Bell (Hurst,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-1175RR1962-01-10Hurst,TX
    1980- 15- 378-TEX
    Rk1980-1982
    16404Dennis LongpCollegeConnecticutNCAA 1---CTYesP6-5215RR1958-08-02East Lyme,CT
    1980- 16- 404-TEX
    AAA1980-1983
    17430Lorenzo SpencerOFHigh SchoolTampa Bay Technical (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLNoOF---------------Tampa,FL
    1980- 17- 430-TEX
    ---
    18456Dan MurphyOFCollegeUNLVNCAA 1---NVYesOF-1B6-0185LL1958-05-26St. Louis,MO
    1980- 18- 456-TEX
    AAA1979-1985
    19482Randal Carter2BCollegeArkansasNCAA 1---ARYes2B5-9165RR------
    1980- 19- 482-TEX
    Rk1980-1980
    20508Brett BenzaOFCollegeRhode IslandNCAA 1---RIYesOF-1B6-1170RR1959-07-19Lancaster,PA
    1980- 20- 508-TEX
    AA1978-1983
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21533Brooks WallaceIFCollegeTexas TechNCAA 1---TXYesSS-3B6-2180RR1957-09-18Plano,TX
    1980- 21- 533-TEX
    AA1980-1981
    22558Andrew WrightCHigh SchoolLincoln (Lincoln,RI)HSHSRIYesC6-1175RR1962-06-28Lincoln,RI
    1980- 22- 558-TEX
    Rk1980-1981
    23583George CrumOFHigh SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYesOF-2B6-0170RR1962-02-16Tampa,FL
    1980- 23- 583-TEX
    AA1980-1986
    24607Chris JoslinpHigh SchoolLinden (Linden,MI)HSHSMINoP5-11178LL1962-01-29Linden,MI
    1982-  1-  18-TEX
    A+1982-1984
    25630Richard Wilkinson1BCollegeTexas-ArlingtonNCAA 1---TXYes1B6-2205LR1958-03-02Cameron,TX
    1980- 25- 630-TEX
    A1980-1981
    26652Perry CliburnpCollegeMississippi StateNCAA 1---MSYesP6-4200RR------
    1980- 26- 652-TEX
    A1980-1980
    27671Paul Ondo1BCollegeSouthern IllinoisNCAA 1SrILYesOF-1B6-3205LL------
    1980- 27- 671-TEX
    Rk1980-1980
    28689P.J. GayOFCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCNoOF------LL---Sanford,NC
    1980- 28- 689-TEX
    ---
    29706Chris Oleson3BHigh SchoolWilliam C. Hinkley (Aurora,CO)HSHSCONo3B------------------
    1980- 29- 706-TEX
    ---
    30722Cameron YoungpCollegeTexas ChristianNCAA 1---TXNoP------------------
    1980- 30- 722-TEX
    ---
    31737Anthony Garcia3BHigh SchoolHenry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)HSHSFLYes1B-3B6-2177RR---Tampa,FL
    1980- 31- 737-TEX
    Rk1980-1982
    32751Gary VennerCCollegeTexas WesleyanNAIAJrTXYesC5-11190LR1959-04-22Southlake,TX
    1980- 32- 751-TEX
    AAA1980-1982
    33764Walt TerrellpCollegeMorehead StateNCAA 1---KYYesP6-2205LR1958-05-11Jeffersonville,IN
    1980- 33- 764-TEX
    MLB1982-19921980-1993
    34776Bill LucasSSCollegeFlorida A&MNCAA 1---FLNoSS-2B5-11170RR1959-03-24El Paso,TX
    1981- 31- 759-ATL
    A1981-1982
    54 record(s)
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