1986 Major League Baseball draft

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The 1986 Major League Baseball Draft was the 22nd MLB draft that took place in 1986.wikipedia
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Scott Cooper (baseball)

Scott Cooper
During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
He was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the third round of the 1986 MLB draft.

Gary Sheffield

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During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
After high school, the Milwaukee Brewers drafted Sheffield with the sixth pick of the first round of the 1986 MLB draft.

Rod Beck

Beck
During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
The Oakland Athletics drafted Beck as a starting pitcher in the 13th round (327th pick) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft.

Chuck Knoblauch

Knoblauch
During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
Chuck was drafted in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft by the Philadelphia Phillies, but did not sign.

Tom Gordon

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During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
He was selected in the sixth round of the 1986 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals.

Joe Girardi

During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
The Chicago Cubs drafted Girardi in the fifth round of the 1986 Major League Baseball draft.

Matt Williams (third baseman)

Matt WilliamsMatt Williams (3B)
During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
Williams accepted a baseball scholarship to play for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and after attending college and playing baseball there, Williams was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round (the 3rd pick) of the 1986 pro baseball draft.

Pat Hentgen

Hentgen
During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
Hentgen was born in Detroit, and was offered a baseball scholarship to Western Michigan University, but signed with the Toronto Blue Jays instead after being drafted in the 5th round of the 1986 Major League Baseball draft.

Rick Reed (pitcher)

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During this draft 21 future all-stars were drafted including, Greg Swindell, Matt Williams, Kevin Brown, Gary Sheffield, Roberto Hernández, Jack Armstrong, Dean Palmer, Scott Cooper, Kent Bottenfield, Bo Jackson, Joe Girardi, Pat Hentgen, Tom Gordon, Steve Finley, Rod Beck, Chuck Knoblauch, Rick Reed, Paul Quantrill, John Olerud, Scott Erickson and Todd Jones.
After playing for Marshall University, Reed was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 26th round of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft.

Kent Mercker

Mercker
He was taken in the first round (5th pick overall) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves.

Patrick Lennon (baseball)

Patrick LennonPat Lennon
Lennon was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft and made his major league debut for the Mariners on September 15,.

Scott Scudder

William Scott Scudder
Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round of the 1986 MLB amateur draft, Scudder made his Major League Baseball debut with the Cincinnati Reds on June 6, 1989, and appeared in his final game on May 22, 1993.

Greg McMurtry

He was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the first round (14th overall pick) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft, but turned down a six-figure signing bonus to attend the University of Michigan on a football scholarship.

Phil Clark (outfielder)

Phil Clark
Clark signed with the Detroit Tigers after being selected with their first-round pick in the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft out of high school, and made his major league debut with the Tigers in 1992.

Ryan Bowen (baseball)

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Bowen was originally drafted by the Astros in the first round of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft.

Lee Stevens

The California Angels selected Stevens out of Lawrence High School in Kansas in the first round (22nd overall) of the 1986 amateur draft.

Kevin Tapani

Tapani
Kevin Tapani, 2nd round, 40th overall by the Oakland Athletics
He was then selected on June 2, 1986 in the second round of the 1986 MLB June Amateur Draft by the Oakland Athletics.

Kirt Manwaring

Kirt Manwaring, 2nd round, 31st overall by the San Francisco Giants
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the 1986 draft out of Coastal Carolina University at the age of 21. A little over a year later, he made his major league debut with the Giants, then spent the next several years splitting time between the major and minor leagues.

Scott Radinsky

Radinsky
Scott Radinsky, 3rd round, 75th overall by the Chicago White Sox
Radinsky was originally drafted by the Chicago White Sox at the age of 18 in the third round in 1986 out of Simi Valley High School.

Dave Hansen (baseball)

Dave Hansen
Dave Hansen, 2nd round, 47th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers
Hansen was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2nd round of the 1986 MLB Draft out of Rowland High School in California.

Darryl Hamilton

Darryl Hamilton, 11th round, 269th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers
Hamilton was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 11th round of the 1986 Major League Baseball draft and signed a contract with them on June 12, 1986.

1987 Major League Baseball draft

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The American League (AL) and the National League (NL) alternated picks throughout the first round; because an NL team drafted first in the 1986 MLB Draft, an AL team had the first selection in 1987.

Chris Hoiles

Chris Hoiles, 19th round, 489th overall by the Detroit Tigers
Hoiles was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 19th round of the 1986 Major League Baseball draft.

Jeff Reboulet

J. Reboulet
Jeff Reboulet, 10th round, 247th overall by the Minnesota Twins
Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 10th round of the 1986 MLB amateur draft, Reboulet would make his major league debut with the Twins on May 12, 1992, and appear in his final game during the 2003 season.

Lance Blankenship

Blankenship
Lance Blankenship, 10th round, 249th overall by the Oakland Athletics
Blankenship played his entire career with the Oakland Athletics (1988–1993) after the A's drafted him in the 10th round of the 1986 MLB amateur draft.