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1980 Cleveland Indians Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    18Dave GallagherOFCollegeMercer County CCNJCAA---NJYesOF-DH6-0180RR1960-09-20Trenton,NJ
    1980-  1-   8-CLE
    MLB1987-19951980-1995
    19Marlin MethvenSSCollegeEdmonds CCNWAACC---WAYes2B-SS5-10170BR---Everett,WA
    1980-  1-   9-CLE
    AA1980-1982
    110Kelly GruberSSHigh SchoolWestlake (Austin,TX)HSHSTXYes3B-SS6-0185RR1962-02-26Houston,TX
    1980-  1-  10-CLE
    MLB1984-19931980-1997
    126Mark RobertsPCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNJCAA---GAYesP6-1175LL---Charlotte,NC
    1980-  1-  26-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    233Gary WhislerSSCollegeCanada CollegeCCCAA---CAYes2B-3B6-0168LR---Klamath Falls,OR
    1980-  2-  33-CLE
    A1980-1980
    235Alan WillisPCollegeGeorgia SouthernNCAA 1---GAYesP6-5225RR---East Bridgewater,MA
    1980-  2-  35-CLE
    AA1980-1982
    248Charles HollowellPCollegeHillsborough CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-2190LL---Tampa,FL
    1980-  2-  48-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    353Steve EllsworthPCollegeFresno City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP-2B6-8220RR1960-07-30Chicago,IL
    1981-  1-   9-BOS
    MLB1988-19881981-1993
    357Greg PopePCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-2185RR1959-04-26Mobile,AL
    1980-  3-  57-CLE
    A+1980-1982
    359Mitch Seoane2BCollegeHillsborough CCNJCAA---FLYes2B-SS5-9160RR1961-02-09Tampa,FL
    1980-  2-  38-DET
    AAA1981-1987
    361Tim CannonOFCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLNoOF-3B5-11175BR------
    1980-  2-  32-SDN
    A+1980-1983
    362Bart MackieCHigh SchoolMeadowdale (Lynnwood,WA)HSHSWAYesC6-2210RR1962-05-31Seattle,WA
    1980-  3-  62-CLE
    A1980-1982
    465Glenn EdwardsOFCollegeMercer County CCNJCAA---NJYesOF-3B6-0185RR1961-11-07Hackensack,NJ
    1983-  4-  91-CLE
    AA1983-1985
    466Darren SwansonPCollegeGreen River CCNWAACC---WAYesP------------------
    1980-  4-  66-CLE
    ---
    574Thomas BlackmonPCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAA---SCYesP6-0185RR1960-02-15Florence,SC
    1980-  5-  74-CLE
    AA1980-1984
    678Winston Ficklin2B------NS---YesOF-2B5-9165RR1961-11-13Richmond,CA
    1980-  6-  78-CLE
    AAA1981-1989
    781Nattie GeorgeOFCollegeSan Jose City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-P5-10170RR1960-03-12San Jose,CA
    1980-  7-  81-CLE
    A1984-1984
    882Ralph ElpinPCollegeCounty College of MorrisNJCAA---NJYesP6-1185RR1960-10-19New York,NY
    1980-  8-  82-CLE
    A1981-1982
    983Mike Wilder2BCollegeContra Costa CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B-OF6-1170RR1960-10-14Berkeley,CA
    1983-  3-  51-OAK
    AA1983-1985
    1084Billy CannonSSHigh SchoolBroadmoor (Baton Rouge,LA)HSHSLAYesSS---------------Baton Rouge,LA
    1980-  3-  74-NYA
    NCAA1981-1983
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    487Angelo GilbertPCollegeLaney CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP5-10165BL1961-08-02Oakland,CA
    1980-  4-  87-CLE
    A1980-1982
    488Doug DrabekOFHigh SchoolSt. Joseph (Victoria,TX)HSHSTXNoP6-1185RR1962-07-25Victoria,TX
    1983- 11- 279-CHA
    MLB1986-19981983-1998
    5112Michael DixonPCollegeSacramento City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-0165LL---Sacramento,CA
    1980-  5- 112-CLE
    A1980-1984
    5114Eric JonesOFHigh SchoolLuther Burbank (Sacramento,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-1175RL---Sacramento,CA
    1980-  5- 114-CLE
    A1980-1981
    6137Charles TillettP-OFCollegeEastern FL STNJCAA---FLYesP-OF6-2198LL------
    1980-  6- 137-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    6140Jeff Moronko3BCollegeTexas WesleyanNAIAJrTXYes3B-SS6-2190RR1959-08-17Houston,TX
    1980-  6- 140-CLE
    MLB1984-19871980-1988
    7159Steve GiovacchiniSSCollegeModesto Junior CollegeCCCAAFrCANoP6-3180RR------
    1981- 13- 269-PHI
    A-1981-1981
    7166Norman MortonPHigh SchoolMcArthur (Hollywood,FL)HSHSFLNoP---------------Hollywood,FL
    1982-  2-  42-MON
    ---
    8181Darold Ellison3BCollegeMt. Hood CCNWAACC---ORYes1B-3B5-11190RR---Portland,OR
    1980-  8- 181-CLE
    A1980-1981
    8192Rich ThompsonPCollegeAmherst CollegeNCAA 1---MAYesP6-3225RR1958-11-01New York,NY
    1980-  8- 192-CLE
    MLB1985-19901980-1994
    9199Tom GilOFCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLNoOF------------------
    1981- 13- 325-PIT
    ---
    10213Florentino GonzalesSSCollegeBig Bend CCNWAACC---WAYesSS------------------
    1980- 10- 213-CLE
    ---
    9218Eddie TannerSSHigh SchoolBrookland-Cayce (Cayce,SC)HSHSSCYes2B-OF5-10170BR1962-11-07Columbia,SC
    1980-  9- 218-CLE
    AAA1980-1990
    11225Tracey PlayerPCollegeFSC at jacksonvilleNJCAA---FLYesP------------------
    1980- 11- 225-CLE
    ---
    12233Larry Swann1B-PCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLYes1B-P6-2195RL1961-04-25Orlando,FL
    1980- 12- 233-CLE
    ---
    13240Dale NicholspCollegeCentral Florida CCNJCAA---FLYesP6-3190RR------
    1980- 13- 240-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    10244Larry DotsonOFCollegeUC IrvineNCAA 1---CAYesOF5-11165LR1959-06-02San Bernardino,CA
    1980- 10- 244-CLE
    AA1980-1981
    14246Phillip JacksonOFCollegeSan Joaquin Delta CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF------------------
    1980- 14- 246-CLE
    ---
    15251Mike SchwarberpCollegeCleveland State CCNJCAA---TNYesP6-1185RR---Cincinnati,OH
    1980- 15- 251-CLE
    AA1980-1982
    16254Scott BrussepCollegeMt. Hood CCNWAACC---ORYesP------------------
    1980- 16- 254-CLE
    ---
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    17257Mike Wilder2BCollegeContra Costa CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B-OF6-1170RR1960-10-14Berkeley,CA
    1983-  3-  51-OAK
    AA1983-1985
    18260Gordon GradwohlpCollegeEdmonds CCNWAACC---WAYesP------------------
    1980- 18- 260-CLE
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    11270Limbric WindhamOFHigh SchoolVigor (Prichard,AL)HSHSALNoOF------------------
    1980- 11- 270-CLE
    ---
    12296Don LongSSHigh SchoolMeadowdale (Lynnwood,WA)HSHSWANo3B-SS6-2185RR1962-03-17Bremerton,WA
    1983-  3-  70-SFN
    AA1983-1985
    13322Mike JeffcoatpCollegeLouisiana TechNCAA 1---LAYesP6-2187LL1959-08-03Pine Bluff,AR
    1980- 13- 322-CLE
    MLB1983-19941980-1994
    14348Michael KolodneypCollegeBrooklyn CollegeNCAA 3JrNYYesP6-2200RR---Staten Island,NY
    1980- 14- 348-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    15374Ricky ElkinCCollegeTacoma CCNWAACC---WAYesC6-2200RR------
    1980- 15- 374-CLE
    A1980-1981
    16400Terry Steinbach3BHigh SchoolNew Ulm (New Ulm,MN)HSHSMNNoC-3B6-1212RR1962-03-02New Ulm,MN
    1983-  9- 215-OAK
    MLB1986-19991983-1999
    17426Patrick GradyOFCollegeUpsala CollegeNJCAA---NJYesOF6-3205LL1959-08-30Clifton,NJ
    1980- 17- 426-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    18452Gary HoldenOFHigh SchoolAragon (San Mateo,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-3B6-0180RR---San Mateo,CA
    1980- 18- 452-CLE
    A-1980-1981
    19478William HollandpCollegeLouisvilleNCAA 1---KYYesP6-6230---R------
    1980- 19- 478-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    20504Anthony FreemanOFHigh SchoolAlbany (Albany,CA)HSHSCANoOF------------------
    1980- 20- 504-CLE
    ---
    21529Robert GitchristpHigh SchoolSandusky (Sandusky,OH)HSHSOHNoP------------------
    1980- 21- 529-CLE
    ---
    22554Richard GebinpCollegeMonterey Peninsula CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-2195---L------
    1980- 22- 554-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    23579Steven JenterpCollegeLouisiana-LafayetteNCAA 1---LAYesP6-2190RR------
    1980- 23- 579-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    24603Matt MiniumOFCollegeMiamiNCAA 1---FLYesOF6-1185LL------
    1980- 24- 603-CLE
    A1980-1980
    25626Arthur SulivanOFCollegeColby CollegeNCAA 3---MEYesOF------------------
    1980- 25- 626-CLE
    ---
    26648Thomas StiborapCollegeCleveland StateNCAA 1---OHYesP6-6220---L---Parma,OH
    1980- 26- 648-CLE
    A1980-1981
    27667Dan McInernyOFCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CAYesOF6-1185LL------
    1980- 27- 667-CLE
    AA1980-1983
    28685John ChurhnpHigh SchoolMeadowdale (Lynnwood,WA)HSHSWANoP------------------
    1980- 28- 685-CLE
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    29702Jack FimpleSS-3BCollegeHumboldt StateNCAA 3---CAYesC-3B6-2185RR1959-02-10Darby,PA
    1980- 29- 702-CLE
    MLB1983-19871980-1987
    30718James Oros3BCollegeSaint Xavier U. (Ill.)NAIA---ILYes3B-2B5-11180RR------
    1980- 30- 718-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    31734Michael CrowleypHigh SchoolSt. Mary's (Lynn,MA)HSHSMAYesP6-0175LL---Lynn,MA
    1980- 31- 734-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    32748Timothy KellyOFCollegeCollege of WoosterNCAA 3---OHNoC------------------
    1980- 32- 748-CLE
    ---
    33761Andy AlvisC-1BCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1---WAYes1B-3B6-2180LR---Chico,CA
    1980- 33- 761-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    34774Richard SaavedrapHigh SchoolSanta Clara (Santa Clara,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-P6-1210RR---Santa Clara,CA
    1980- 34- 774-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    35785Kevin Malone2BCollegeLouisvilleNCAA 1---KYYes2B5-11165BR1957-08-06San Diego,CA
    1980- 35- 785-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    36794Ricky LintzpCollegeSan Francisco StateNCAA 1---CAYesP5-10185RR---San Francisco,CA
    1980- 36- 794-CLE
    AA1980-1982
    37803Mark WrightSSHigh SchoolNewberry (Newberry,FL)HSHSFLYes2B-SS5-10165BR---Newberry,FL
    1980- 37- 803-CLE
    A-1980-1980
    38811Rich RicepHigh SchoolLake Worth Community (Lake Worth,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3209RR1962-08-22Lake Worth,FL
    1983-  1-   3-BAL
    AA1983-1987
    39816Harvey Heise3BHigh SchoolBrookland-Cayce (Cayce,SC)HSHSSCNoOF------RR---Cayce,SC
    1980- 39- 816-CLE
    ---
    40821Thomas SmercynskipHigh SchoolSt. John's Prep (Danvers,MA)HSHSMANoP---------------Danvers,MA
    1980- 40- 821-CLE
    ---
    41825William Schoenig2BCollegeMontclair StateNCAA 3---NJNo2B------------------
    1980- 41- 825-CLE
    ---
    42829Martin WrittCHigh SchoolLivingston (Livingston,NJ)HSHSNJNoC---------------Livingston,NJ
    1980- 42- 829-CLE
    ---
    43833Luis DuarteC-1B------------Yes1B-3B6-0200RR1959-06-09Havana,CU
    1980- 43- 833-CLE
    A1980-1981
    44834Shanie DugasSSCollegeMcNeese StateNCAA 1---LAYes2B-3B5-10155LR1958-03-19New Iberia,LA
    1980- 44- 834-CLE
    AAA1980-1989
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