1982 Amateur Draft

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1982 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Chicago Cubs Shawon Dunston SS Thomas Jefferson High School (HS) Brooklyn, NY
2 Toronto Blue Jays Augie Schmidt SS University of New Orleans (Col.) Kenosha, WI
3 San Diego Padres Jimmy Jones RHP Thomas Jefferson High School (HS) Dallas, TX
4 Minnesota Twins Bryan Oelkers LHP Wichita State University (Col.) Maryland Heights, MO
5 New York Mets Dwight Gooden RHP Hillsborough High School (HS) Tampa, FL
6 Seattle Mariners Spike Owen SS University of Texas (Col.) Cleburne, TX
7 Pittsburgh Pirates Sam Khalifa SS Sahuaro High School (HS) Tucson, AZ
8 California Angels Bob Kipper LHP Aurora Central Catholic High School (HS) Aurora, IL
9 Atlanta Braves Duane Ward RHP Farmington High School (HS) Farmington, NM
10 Kansas City Royals John Morris OF Seton Hall University (Col.) North Bellmore, NY
11 San Francisco Giants Steve Stanicek 1B University of Nebraska (Col.) Lake Forest, IL
12 Cleveland Indians Mark Snyder RHP Bearden High School (HS) Knoxville, TN
13 Philadelphia Phillies John Russell C-OF University of Oklahoma (Col.) Oklahoma City, OK
14 Chicago White Sox Ron Karkovice C William R. Boone High School (HS) Orlando, FL
15 Houston Astros Steve Swain OF Grossmont High School (HS) El Cajon, CA
16 Boston Red Sox Sam Horn 1B Samuel F. B. Morse High School (HS) San Diego, CA Compensation from Texas Rangers for Frank Tanana
17 Chicago Cubs Tony Woods SS Whittier College (Col.) [[]] Compensation from Montreal Expos for Tim Blackwell
18 Boston Red Sox Rob Parkins RHP Cerritos High School (HS) Cerritos, CA
19 Los Angeles Dodgers Franklin Stubbs 1B Virginia Tech (Col.) Laurinburg, NC
20 Detroit Tigers Rich Monteleone RHP Tampa Catholic High School (HS) Tampa, FL
21 St. Louis Cardinals Todd Worrell RHP Biola University (Col.) Arcadia, CA
22 Cincinnati Reds Scott Jones LHP Hinsdale South High School (HS) Hinsdale, IL Compensation from New York Yankees for Dave Collins
23 Cincinnati Reds Bill Hawley RHP Brookland Cayce High School (HS) West Columbia, SC
24 Baltimore Orioles Joe Kucharski RHP University of South Carolina (Col.) [[]]
25 Milwaukee Brewers Dale Sveum SS Pinole Valley High School (HS) Pinole, CA
26 Boston Red Sox Jeff Ledbetter 1B-OF Florida State University (Col.) [[]] Compensation from Oakland A's for Joe Rudi

Supplemental First Round[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
27 Chicago Cubs Stan Boderick OF Robinson High School (HS) Tampa, FL Compensation for Tim Blackwell
28 Cincinnati Reds Robert Jones 1B Proviso East High School (HS) Maywood, IL Compensation for Dave Collins

January 1982 amateur draft[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Toronto Blue Jays Kash Beauchamp OF Bacone College (Col.)
2 Chicago Cubs Troy Afenir C Palomar College (Col.) Did not sign
3 Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett OF Triton College (Col.)
4 San Diego Padres John Yowler LHP Valencia Community College (Col.) Did not sign
5 Seattle Mariners Wray Bergendahl RHP Cerritos College (Col)

Other Notable Selections[edit]

David Wells (2nd round); Bo Jackson (2nd round - did not sign); Mike Greenwell, Jimmy Key, Roger McDowell, Zane Smith (3rd round); Kirk McCaskill (4th round); Randy Johnson (4th round - did not sign); Steve Buechele (5th round); Pat Borders, Alvin Davis (6th round); Terry Pendleton (7th round); Mitch Williams (8th round); Tom Browning, Mark McLemore (9th round); Vince Coleman (10th round); Jose Canseco (15th round); Bret Saberhagen (19th round); Jim Deshaies, Bob Patterson (21st round); Kenny Rogers (39th round); Cecil Fielder, Randy Myers, Bip Roberts (secondary phase); John Cangelosi (4th round, January); Chris Bosio, Danny Jackson (secondary phase, January)