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1983 Texas Rangers Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    13Jeff KunkelSSCollegeRiderNCAA 1---NJYesSS-OF6-2190RR1962-03-25West Palm Beach,FL
    1983-  1-   3-TEX
    MLB1984-19921981-1994
    14Javier Ortiz1BCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesOF-1B6-4220RR1963-01-22Boston,MA
    1983-  1-   4-TEX
    MLB1990-19911983-1995
    112Alex MadridPCollegeYavapai CollegeNJCAA---AZNoP6-3200RR1963-04-18Springerville,AZ
    1983-  2-  44-MIL
    MLB1987-19891984-1990
    126Ramon RosthenhauslerSSCollegePima CCNJCAA---AZNoSS-3B5-9165RR------
    1984-  1-  10-DET
    A+1984-1985
    230Mike SoperP------------NoP6-2207LL------
    1983-  2-  30-TEX
    A1983-1984
    231George ThreadgillOFHigh SchoolWhiteville (Whiteville,NC)HSHSNCYesOF-1B5-10170RR1964-10-19Whiteville,NC
    1983-  2-  31-TEX
    AAA1983-1991
    237Eduardo GonzalezOF------------NoC---------------Miami,FL
    1984- 11- 257-CLE
    ---
    249Jody ReedSSCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1---FLNo2B-SS5-9160RR1962-07-26Tampa,FL
    1984-  8- 198-BOS
    MLB1987-19971984-1997
    355Gary BallouOFCollegeLong Beach City CollegeCCCAAFrCANoOF6-0180RR1963-10-24Los Angeles,CA
    1983-  3-  61-ATL
    A1983-1984
    357Randy Asadoor3BCollegeFresno StateNCAA 1---CAYes3B-OF6-1185RR1962-10-20Fresno,CA
    1983-  3-  57-TEX
    MLB1986-19861983-1988
    368Mark Higgins1BCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLNo1B-OF6-2210RR1963-07-09Miami,FL
    1984-  1-   7-CLE
    MLB1989-19891984-1990
    480Marty Lanoux2BCollegeSanta Fe CCNJCAA---FLNo3B-2B5-8170LR1964-04-27Orange Park,FL
    1985- 13- 327-MIN
    AAA1985-1990
    481Franklin BrandtSSCollegeKankakee CCNJCAA---ILYesSS------------------
    1983-  4-  81-TEX
    ---
    483Thomas JacksonSSHigh SchoolIndio (Indio,CA)HSHSCAYesSS-2B5-9160RR---Indio,CA
    1983-  4-  83-TEX
    A1983-1984
    5107Joe OdomPCollegeLaney CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3209RR1962-09-14Oakland,CA
    1983-  5-  83-OAK
    A+1983-1985
    5109Bob SebraPCollegeNebraskaNCAA 1---NEYesP6-2200RR1961-12-11Ridgewood,NJ
    1983-  5- 109-TEX
    MLB1985-19901983-1998
    6133Bret DavisPCollegeDe Anza CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-2195RR1966-02-08Vallejo,CA
    1987- 28- 720-MON
    AAA1988-1991
    6135Bill HanceOFCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYesC-1B6-1190LR------
    1983-  6- 135-TEX
    AA1983-1985
    7159Robin KeathleyPCollegeModesto Junior CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-1175RR---Modesto,CA
    1983-  7- 159-TEX
    A+1983-1986
    7161Kirk KillingsworthP-OFCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYesP6-1195RR1961-02-04Houston,TX
    1983-  7- 161-TEX
    AAA1983-1988
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    8183Bradley JonesC------------YesC5-10185RR1962-07-10---
    1983-  8- 183-TEX
    A1983-1984
    8187John HarringtonPCollegeAlcorn StateNCAA 1---MSYesP6-2182RR1961-12-29Jackson,MS
    1983-  8- 187-TEX
    AA1983-1987
    9206Charles WoodPCollegeLouisburg CollegeNJCAA---NCYesP------------------
    1983-  9- 206-TEX
    ---
    9213Steve KordishPCollegePrincetonNCAA 1---NJYesP6-3200RR---Bridgeport,CT
    1983-  9- 213-TEX
    AA1983-1986
    10228Tom ArringtonPCollegeCollege of MarinCCCAA---CAYesP6-2195RR1963-08-20Mill Valley,CA
    1983- 10- 228-TEX
    A1984-1986
    10239Bruce KipperPCollegeGrand CanyonNAIA---AZYesP6-5210LL---Scottsdale,AZ
    1983- 10- 239-TEX
    A+1983-1985
    11249Kevin HooperPCollegeRanger CollegeNJCAA---TXYesP------------------
    1983- 11- 249-TEX
    ---
    11265Tim RaleyCHigh SchoolPotomac (Dumfries,VA)HSHSVANoOF-C5-10170LR1966-01-21Quantico,VA
    1987- 27- 702-MIL
    AA1987-1991
    12269Thomas HendersonSSCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAA---SCNoSS------------------
    1984-  8- 208-CHA
    ---
    13284Mark Higgins1BCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLNo1B-OF6-2210RR1963-07-09Miami,FL
    1984-  1-   7-CLE
    MLB1989-19891984-1990
    12291Thomas KelleyOFHigh SchoolMarist (Chicago,IL)HSHSILNoOF-1B6-3195LR---Chicago,IL
    1984-  1-  13-TEX
    A1984-1985
    13317Kerry BurnspCollegeOklahoma CityNCAA 1---OKYesP6-0190RR------
    1983- 13- 317-TEX
    A-1983-1983
    14343Greg BaileyOFCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1JrWAYesOF-C6-0218RR------
    1983- 14- 343-TEX
    AA1983-1986
    15369Eloy GilCHigh SchoolMiami Springs (Miami Springs,FL)HSHSFLNoC5-11200BR1965-03-26Havana,CU
    1983- 15- 369-TEX
    ---
    16395Anthony CarlucciOFCollegeRhode IslandNCAA 1---RIYesC6-1195RR------
    1983- 16- 395-TEX
    AA1980-1985
    17421David LintonpHigh SchoolMusselman (Inwood,WV)HSHSWVYesP6-1182LL---Inwood,WV
    1983- 17- 421-TEX
    A+1983-1986
    18447Reggie Mosley1BCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1JrAZYes1B-OF5-10205RR------
    1983- 18- 447-TEX
    A1983-1984
    19473Dan SimpsonOFCollegeCSU-PuebloNCAA 2---COYesOF-1B6-2200RR---Pueblo,CO
    1983- 19- 473-TEX
    A+1983-1985
    20498Vince Sakowski3BCollegeStanfordNCAA 1SrCAYes3B-SS5-11170RR------
    1983- 20- 498-TEX
    A+1980-1984
    21522Calvin KnightpCollegeJames MadisonNCAA 1---VAYesP6-2190RR---Lynchburg,VA
    1983- 21- 522-TEX
    A-1983-1983
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    22546Mark Gile2BCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSYes2B-SS5-11170LR---Wichita,KS
    1983- 22- 546-TEX
    AA1982-1985
    23570Mike YastrzemskiOFCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1---FLNoOF-3B5-11180BR1961-08-16Pittsburgh,PA
    1984-  3-  56-ATL
    AAA1984-1988
    24594David HartmanpCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesP------------------
    1983- 24- 594-TEX
    ---
    25617Ricky HesterSS-OFCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYesP6-0175RR------
    1983- 25- 617-TEX
    A+1982-1985
    26640Ron HansenCCollegeSanta ClaraNCAA 1SrCAYes1B-C6-3190RR------
    1983- 26- 640-TEX
    A+1983-1984
    27663John Andrade2BCollegeTowsonNCAA 1---MDYes3B-2B5-9165RR------
    1983- 27- 663-TEX
    A1981-1984
    28686Mark CiprespCollegePacificNCAA 1---CAYesP6-1195RR---Cupertino,CA
    1983- 28- 686-TEX
    A+1983-1985
    29707Roger Lawrence1BCollegeDallas BaptistNAIA---TXYes1B6-1177LL------
    1983- 29- 707-TEX
    Rk1983-1983
    30727Nick EspositopCollegeCaliforniaNCAA 1---CAYesP5-11180RR------
    1983- 30- 727-TEX
    A+1983-1984
    31744Bret Elbin3BCollegeAlabamaNCAA 1---ALYes3B-2B5-10175BR------
    1983- 31- 744-TEX
    Rk1983-1983
    32759Stu RogerspCollegeGeorgia TechNCAA 1---GANoP6-2210LL---Miami,FL
    1983- 32- 759-TEX
    AA1984-1987
    33773Regan BasspCollegeWashington StateNCAA 1SrWAYesP6-5205RR------
    1983- 33- 773-TEX
    A+1983-1986
    34784Jim CesarioOfCollegeNew OrleansNCAA 1---LAYesOF-1B6-2195RR------
    1983- 34- 784-TEX
    A1983-1984
    35793Mark NovakpCollegeMiddle Tenn StateNCAA 1SrTNYesP6-2185RR------
    1983- 35- 793-TEX
    Rk1983-1983
    36800William WarrenCCollegeConnors State CollegeNJCAA---OKNoC------------------
    1983- 36- 800-TEX
    ---
    37805Joe Heeney3BCollegeKansasNCAA 1---KSNo2B-3B5-10175RR1962-01-04Lenexa,KS
    1983- 37- 805-TEX
    A+1981-1986
    38809James MartCCollegeTexas WesleyanNAIA---TXYesC-OF5-10170RR1961-10-06Loveland,CO
    1983- 38- 809-TEX
    A1983-1984
    39811Les LancasterpCollegeArkansasNCAA 1---ARNoP-OF6-2200RR1962-04-21Dallas,TX
    1985-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1987-19931985-2001
    40813Wayne King1BCollegeVirginia TechNCAA 1---VAYes1B5-10180LL------
    1983- 40- 813-TEX
    Rk1983-1983
    41815Rick KnapppCollegeVirginia TechNCAA 1---VAYesP6-4190RR1961-12-11Baltimore,MD
    1983- 41- 815-TEX
    AAA1983-1987
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    42817Glenn Davis1BCollegeGeorgiaNCAA 1---GAYes1B-OF6-3210RR1961-03-28Jacksonville,FL
    1983- 42- 817-TEX
    MLB1984-19931981-1996
    43819John MunleypCollegeJames MadisonNCAA 1---VAYesP6-3205RR1962-08-27Scranton,PA
    1983- 43- 819-TEX
    A-1983-1983
    44821Marty BlairSSCollegeThe CitadelNCAA 1---SCYesSS-2B5-11170BR1961-01-23Baltimore,MD
    1983- 44- 821-TEX
    A+1983-1985
    45822Clay Damon3BHigh SchoolLewis & Clark (Spokane,WA)HSHSWANo3B---------------Spokane,WA
    1983- 45- 822-TEX
    ---
    46823Michael Keehn2BCollegeNebraska-KearneyNAIA---NEYes2B-SS5-10165RR1961-11-08Kearney,NE
    1983- 46- 823-TEX
    A-1983-1983
    47824Fred LovelyofCollegeCentral Florida CCNJCAA---FLYes3B-SS6-0190RR---West Palm Beach,FL
    1983- 47- 824-TEX
    Rk1983-1983
    48825Kevin PennerofCollegeWichita StateNCAA 1---KSNoOF------------------
    1983- 48- 825-TEX
    ---
    49826Michael ReevesofCollegeJames MadisonNCAA 1---VANoOF------L---------
    1983- 49- 826-TEX
    ---
    50827Brad HillofCollegeEmporia StateNAIA---KSNoOF-1B6-0180LR------
    1984- 35- 778-TEX
    AA1984-1987
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