1983 Rule V Draft

From BR Bullpen

The major league 1983 Rule V Draft was held December 5 in Nashville, TN. 11 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each. The minor league phase was held December 6. 15 AAA selections were made at $12,000 each and 9 AA selections were made at $4,000 each.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Seattle Mariners Dave Geisel Pitcher Syracuse Chiefs Toronto Blue Jays
Cleveland Indians Tom Waddell Pitcher Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves
Chicago Cubs Johnny Abrego Pitcher Portland Beavers Philadelphia Phillies
Oakland A's Jeff Bettendorf Pitcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets
San Francisco Giants Fran Mullins Infielder Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds
Texas Rangers Pat Underwood Pitcher Evansville Triplets Detroit Tigers
Kansas City Royals Orlando Sanchez Catcher Louisville Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
Milwaukee Brewers Jamie Nelson Catcher Salt Lake City Gulls Seattle Mariners
Toronto Blue Jays Kelly Gruber Infielder Charleston Charlies Cleveland Indians
Philadelphia Phillies Jay Tibbs Pitcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets
Toronto Blue Jays Terry Cormack Catcher Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.


Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Columbus Clippers Shayne Hammond Pitcher San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Denver Bears Juan Pacho Infielder Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians
Edmonton Trappers Marty Kain Pitcher Beaumont Golden Gators San Diego Padres
Indianapolis Indians Morris Madden Pitcher San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Iowa Cubs Tandy Charley Pitcher Charlotte O's Baltimore Orioles
Louisville Redbirds Larry McLane Pitcher Tulsa Drillers Texas Rangers
Louisville Redbirds Willie Hardwick Pitcher Beaumont Golden Gators San Diego Padres
Omaha Royals Stephan Reish Pitcher Knoxville Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Pawtucket Red Sox Tony Herron Pitcher Albany A's Oakland A's
Phoenix Firebirds Felipe Gonzalez Catcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Syracuse Chiefs Jose Segura Pitcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Tacoma Tigers Bob Hudson Pitcher Chattanooga Lookouts Seattle Mariners
Tidewater Tides Ed Olwine Pitcher Nashville Sounds New York Yankees
Toledo Mud Hens Barry Evans Infielder Nashville Sounds New York Yankees
Toledo Mud Hens Mike Isherwood Catcher Chattanooga Lookouts Seattle Mariners

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Albany A's Chip Conklin Infielder Wausau Timbers Seattle Mariners
Arkansas Travelers John Embser Pitcher Stockton Ports Milwaukee Brewers
Glens Falls White Sox Francisco Veliz Pitcher GCL Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Knoxville Blue Jays Todd Demeter 1st Baseman Fort Lauderdale Yankees New York Yankees
Lynn Pirates Trent Ferrin Pitcher Tampa Tarpons Cincinnati Reds
Nashville Sounds John Seitz Pitcher Utica Blue Sox Utica
Orlando Twins Alexis Marte Outfielder Kinston Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Orlando Twins Robert McNair 1st Baseman Reno Silver Sox San Diego Padres
Waterbury Reds Brian Robinson Shortstop Utica Blue Sox Utica


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