12th Round of the 1985 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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12th Round of the 1985 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1984 12th / 1985 11th / 1985 12th / 1985 13th / 1986 12th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1985121rg266FrRnd1BrewersNTim Fisher (minors)CJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
1985121rg267FrRnd2RedsNMike Grabliauskas (minors)LHPJCRockland Community College (Suffern, NY)
1985121rg268FrRnd3PiratesNTom Hoffman (minors)RHPJCPensacola State College (Pensacola, FL)
1985121rg269FrRnd4ExposNRobert Hartley (minors)OF4YrEastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)
1985121rg270FrRnd5DodgersNDerek Keathley (minors)RHPJCYuba Community College (Marysville, CA)
1985121rg271FrRnd6AstrosNJeff Piland (minors)LHPJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
1985121rg272FrRnd7BravesNBarry Pearman (minors)RHP
1985121rg273FrRnd8TwinsNCraig McIver (minors)RHPJCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
1985121rg274FrRnd9PhilliesNScotty George (minors)OFJCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
1985121rg275FrRnd10RoyalsYKeith Sheldon (minors)RHP
1985121rg276FrRnd11MetsNJerry Nielsen (minors)LHP-0.200030105.911.780JCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
1985121rg277FrRnd12OriolesNHarlan Blackiston (minors)RHPJCCamden County College (Blackwood, NJ)
1985121rg278FrRnd13Blue JaysNTravis Law (minors)OFJCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
1985121rg279FrRnd14TigersNScott Spurgeon (minors)CJCLabette Community College (Parsons, KS)

Other Rounds: 1984 12th / 1985 11th / 1985 12th / 1985 13th / 1986 12th

14 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (7%). Total of -0.2 WAR, or -0.2 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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