1986 Amateur Draft
(Redirected from January 1986 amateur draft)
1986 was the last year when a separate January amateur draft was held, on January 14th. P Jeff Shaw was the first selection, by the Cleveland Indians out of Cuyahoga Community College. It was also the final year of the draft having a secondary phase, for players who had been picked in a previous draft but had not signed. Starting in 1987, there would be only one draft, held in early June, covering all eligible players.
1986 First Round Picks
Supplemental First Round
|27||California Angels||Mike Fetters||P||Pepperdine University (Col.)||[]||Compensation for Juan Beniquez|
|28||California Angels||Daryl Green||P||Nacogdoches High School (HS)||Nacogdoches, TX||Compensation for Al Holland|
January 1986 amateur draft
|1||Cleveland Indians||Jeff Shaw||RHP||Cuyahoga Community College (Col.)||Washington Court House, OH|
|2||Pittsburgh Pirates||Moises Alou||OF||Canada College (Col.)|
|3||Texas Rangers||Chris Shifflett||RHP||Rancho Santiago College (Col.)|
|4||San Francisco Giants||Mike Jones||RHP||Cosumnes River College (Col.)||Did not sign|
|5||Milwaukee Brewers||Eddie Anderson||RHP||Georgia Perimeter College (Col)|
Other Notable Selections
Dave Hansen, Erik Hanson, Kirt Manwaring, Kevin Tapani, Todd Zeile (2nd round); Dean Palmer, Scott Radinsky (3rd round); Bo Jackson, Rudy Seanez, Paul Sorrento (4th round); Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen (5th round); Tom Gordon (6th round); Chuck McElroy, Hal Morris (8th round); Stan Belinda, Jeff Reboulet (10th round); Darryl Hamilton (11th round); Rod Beck, Rey Sanchez (13th round); Rick Reed (26th round); John Olerud (27th round - did not sign); Greg Vaughn (secondary phase); Doug Brocail (1st round, January); Curt Schilling (2nd round, January); Dave Veres (4th round, January)
- Mike Loynd, a 6th round selection by the Texas Rangers, made his major league debut on July 24th, a full month before Greg Swindell, who was the first player selected in the 1st round to do so.