1980 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1980 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198036917AstrosYJeff Calhoun (minors)LHP2.311860.000.125118672.511.2354YrUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
198049417AstrosYKenneth Elsee (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (Paradise, NV)
1980512017AstrosYTom Hawk (minors)RHP4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1980614617AstrosYWes Clements (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
1980717217AstrosYMichael Sheppard (minors)SS4YrSeton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
1980819817AstrosNTony Arias (minors)RHPHSHialeah HS (Hialeah, FL)
1980922417AstrosYScott Gardner (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
19801025017AstrosNJames Miley (minors)CHSWilliam Tennent HS (Warminster, PA)
19801127617AstrosYDavid Sullivan (minors)C4YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
19801230217AstrosYTim Meckes (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of St. Francis (Joliet, IL)
19801332817AstrosYGary D'Onofrio (minors)SS4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
19801435417AstrosYNeil Simons (minors)OF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19801538017AstrosYJeff Morris (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19801640617AstrosYJohn Kolacki (minors)LHPHSMiddletown HS South (Middletown, NJ)
19801743217AstrosNJose Rodiles (minors)RHPHSMirabeau B. Lamar HS (Houston, TX)
19801845817AstrosYRoderick Shepard (minors)C4YrPrinceton University (Princeton, NJ)
19801948417AstrosNLarry Kiesling (minors)SS4YrCentenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
19802051017AstrosYBilly Weems (minors)OF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19802153516AstrosYJoey Squilla (minors)1B4YrJohn Brown University (Siloam Springs, AR)
19802256016AstrosYKen Babcock (minors)LHP4YrCentenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
19802358516AstrosYDennis Cleveland (minors)3B4YrJacksonville State University (Jacksonville, AL)
19802460915AstrosYGary Marinowski (minors)RHP4YrRutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, NJ)
19802563214AstrosYMike Cerefin (minors)RHPHSBurnt Hills-Ballston Lake HS (Burnt Hills, NY)

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982 / 1983

23 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (4%). Total of 2.3 WAR, or 2.3 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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