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1987 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    12Mark MerchantOFHigh SchoolOviedo (Oviedo,FL)HSHSFLYesOF-1B6-2185BR1969-01-23Dunkirk,NY
    1987-  1-   2-PIT
    AAA1987-1998
    234Ben SheltonP-1BHigh SchoolOak Park-River Forest (Oak Park,IL)HSHSILYes1B-OF6-3210RL1969-09-21Chicago,IL
    1987-  2-  34-PIT
    MLB1993-19931987-1995
    360Brian WilliamsSSHigh SchoolLewisville (Richburg,SC)HSHSSCNoP6-2195RR1969-02-15Lancaster,SC
    1990-  1-  31-HOU
    MLB1991-20001989-2003
    486Wes ChamberlainOFCollegeJackson StateNCAA 1---MSYesOF-1B6-2210RR1966-04-13Chicago,IL
    1987-  4-  86-PIT
    MLB1990-19951987-2004
    5112Ben WebbPCollegeChipola CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP5-11185RR1967-12-13Pensacola,FL
    1987-  5- 112-PIT
    AA1986-1992
    6138Mark ThomasOFCollegeSanta Rosa Junior CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-3B6-2195RR1968-08-25Petaluma,CA
    1987-  6- 138-PIT
    A+1987-1991
    7164Mickey MorandiniSSCollegeIndianaNCAA 1---INNo2B-SS5-11180LR1966-04-22Leechburg,PA
    1988-  5- 120-PHI
    MLB1990-20001989-2000
    8190Kurt KnudsenPCollegeAmerican River CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-3200RR1967-02-20Arlington Heights,IL
    1988-  9- 239-DET
    MLB1992-19941988-1997
    9216Jim HaywoodP-1BHigh SchoolDundee-Crown (Carpentersville,IL)HSHSILYesOF5-9180RL1968-10-04Carpentersville,IL
    1987-  9- 216-PIT
    Rk1987-1987
    10242Scott BarcziC-OFCollegeNorthwesternNCAA 1SrILYesC6-1180RR1965-03-14Palos Park,IL
    1987- 10- 242-PIT
    AA1987-1990
    11268Jose PalosOFHigh SchoolCastle Park (Chula Vista,CA)HSHSCAYesOF5-11195RR1968-07-03Chula Vista,CA
    1987- 11- 268-PIT
    Rk1987-1987
    12294Chip DuncanpCollegeColumbus StateNCAA 2---GAYesP5-11185RR1965-06-27Fort Myers,FL
    1987- 12- 294-PIT
    AAA1987-1997
    13320Jeff Griffith3BCollegeAnderson UniversityNAIA---SCYes3B-1B6-2200RR1966-04-24---
    1987- 13- 320-PIT
    A1987-1988
    14346Junior Vizcaino1B-pCollegeValdosta StateNCAA 2---GAYes1B-3B6-5215RR1965-01-06Santo Domingo,DR
    1987- 14- 346-PIT
    AA1987-1990
    15372Craig LewispCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoNJCAA---IDYesP5-11165RR1965-01-31Los Angeles,CA
    1987- 15- 372-PIT
    A1987-1998
    16398Anthony ThompsonOFHigh SchoolSelma (Selma,AL)HSHSALYesOF6-0217RR---Selma,AL
    1987- 16- 398-PIT
    Rk1987-1987
    17424Steve CarterOFCollegeGeorgiaNCAA 1---GAYesOF6-4204LR1964-12-03Charlottesville,VA
    1987- 17- 424-PIT
    MLB1989-19901987-1995
    18450Kevin Burdick2B-SSCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1---OKYes2B-SS5-10176RR1964-02-15Oklahoma City,OK
    1987- 18- 450-PIT
    AAA1986-1991
    19476Mike FyhrieSS-pHigh SchoolOcean View (Huntington Beach,CA)HSHSCANoP6-2203RR1969-12-09Long Beach,CA
    1991- 12- 314-KCA
    MLB1996-20021991-2003
    20502Mike Wall3BHigh SchoolNorwood (Norwood,MA)HSHSMAYes3B-1B6-2205LR1969-06-22Norwood,MA
    1987- 20- 502-PIT
    Rk1987-1988
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    21528Pete FreemanC-1BCollegeGeorgiaNCAA 1---GAYesC-P6-2190LL1965-08-05---
    1987- 21- 528-PIT
    A1987-1990
    22554Ron DownspCollegeWyomingNCAA 1---WYYesP6-0185RR1966-07-27Pueblo,CO
    1987- 22- 554-PIT
    A+1987-1989
    23580Mickey PeytonOF-SSCollegeValdosta StateNCAA 2---GAYesOF-2B6-0180RR1964-09-28Middleburg,FL
    1987- 23- 580-PIT
    A1987-1988
    24606Jeff KnepperpHigh SchoolMount Union Area (Mount Union,PA)HSHSPANoP---------------Mount Union,PA
    1987- 24- 606-PIT
    ---
    25632Keith RaisanenOFCollegeBirmingham-SouthernNAIA---ALYesOF-3B6-1185RR1965-05-18Anniston,AL
    1987- 25- 632-PIT
    A+1987-1990
    26658Bob AyraultpCollegeUNLVNCAA 1---NVNoP-1B6-4230RR1966-04-27Lake Tahoe,CA
    1987- 26- 658-PIT
    MLB1992-19931989-1998
    27687Doug TorborgpCollegeNorth CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYesP-OF6-1185RL1964-10-30Mesa,AZ
    1987- 27- 687-PIT
    A+1987-1989
    28710Lyle BefortpCollegeFort Hays StateNAIA---KSYesP6-2185RR1965-02-21Hays,KS
    1987- 28- 710-PIT
    A-1987-1987
    29736Ed SheaOFCollegeFloridaNCAA 1---FLYesC6-0190RR1965-05-28---
    1987- 29- 736-PIT
    A-1987-1987
    30762John LathampCollegeSpartanburg Methodist CollegeNJCAA---SCYesP6-2190LL1967-11-15Columbia,SC
    1987- 30- 762-PIT
    A+1988-1991
    31788George Spriggs2BCollegeAnne Arundel CCNJCAA---MDYes3B-SS6-2180RR1968-07-02---
    1987- 31- 788-PIT
    Rk1987-1988
    32814Gary SchmittOFCollegeAllegheny CollegeNCAA 3---PAYesOF6-0175RR1966-06-21Glenshaw,PA
    1987- 32- 814-PIT
    A-1987-1988
    33839Jody Williams2B-SSCollegeHampden-Sydney CollegeNCAA 3---VAYes2B-SS5-11170BR------
    1987- 33- 839-PIT
    A-1987-1987
    34864Troy JacksonOf-1BCollegeCanada CollegeCCCAA---CAYes1B------------------
    1987- 34- 864-PIT
    Rk1987-1987
    35889Tim HolmespCollegeValparaisoNCAA 1---INYesP6-1185---R1964-10-29---
    1987- 35- 889-PIT
    A-1987-1988
    36913Anthony LeepCollegeKishwaukee CollegeNJCAA---ILNoP------------------
    1987- 36- 913-PIT
    ---
    37936Rob BarnwellpCollegeTrinity ValleyNJCAA---TXYesP6-0195RR1964-11-17---
    1987- 37- 936-PIT
    A-1987-1987
    38959Mike PersichnipCollegePenn StateNCAA 1---PANoP------------------
    1987- 38- 959-PIT
    ---
    39981William MoorepCollegeNorth Carolina Wesleyan CollegeNCAA 3---NCYesP6-2160LL1965-03-14---
    1987- 39- 981-PIT
    Rk1987-1987
    401002Joe StewartOfCollegeAustin PeayNCAA 1---TNYesOF------------1965-02-02---
    1987- 40-1002-PIT
    Rk1987-1987
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    411023Jeff ShoreCCollegeUNC CharlotteNCAA 1JrNCNoOF-C6-2210RR1966-06-02Miami,FL
    1988- 27- 687-TEX
    A+1988-1989
    421042Troy TrollopeofHigh SchoolBillings (Billings,MT)HSHSMTNoOF---------------Billings,MT
    1988- 59-1366-PIT
    ---
    431060Jessie TorresofHigh SchoolNampa (Nampa,ID)HSHSIDNoC-3B5-10180RR1969-04-19Caldwell,ID
    1988- 64-1405-PIT
    AA1989-2004
    441077Todd McCraypCollegeSanta Fe CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-2205RR1968-01-22Mayo,FL
    1990- 17- 476-CAL
    A+1990-1991
    451094Steve BorrisofCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLNoOF------R---------
    1987- 45-1094-PIT
    ---
    461110Shawn PurdypCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLNoP6-0205RR1968-07-30St. Cloud,FL
    1991- 16- 428-CAL
    AAA1991-1998
    471126Alfonso BryanofCollegeCCBC DundalkNJCAA---MDNoOF------------------
    1987- 47-1126-PIT
    ---
    481141David SilvernailpHigh SchoolUniversity (Spokane Valley,WA)HSHSWANoP6-4210RR1969-03-31Spokane Valley,WA
    1988- 63-1399-PIT
    ---
    491155Reggie HubbardSSCollegeSanta Rosa Junior CollegeCCCAA---CANoSS---------------Vallejo,CA
    1987- 49-1155-PIT
    ---
    501168Rodger CastnerpCollegeUNLVNCAA 1---NVYesP6-3200RR1966-04-21Lexington,KY
    1987- 50-1168-PIT
    A-1987-1988
    511180Anthony Brownif-ofHigh SchoolHighlands (North Highlands,CA)HSHSCANoOF-1B5-9185RR1969-03-08North Highlands,CA
    1987- 51-1180-PIT
    A1989-1991
    521191Stephen PolewskiSSCollegeTriton CollegeNJCAA---ILNo2B-3B5-11170BR1968-11-18Chicago,IL
    1990- 40-1052-PIT
    A+1990-1991
    531199Paul MillerpCollegeCarthage CollegeNCAA 3SrWIYesP6-5215RR1965-04-27Burlington,WI
    1987- 53-1199-PIT
    MLB1991-19931987-1994
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