1986 Major League Baseball Draft

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1986 MLB Draft
General information
Date(s) June 1986
Location Conference call
Picks
First selection Jeff King
Pittsburgh Pirates
First round selections 28
Overall selections
MLB Draft
 < 1985 1987 > 

The 1986 Major League Baseball Draft was the 22nd MLB draft that took place in 1986. 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.

First round selections[edit]

The following are the first round picks in the 1986 Major League Baseball draft.[1]

= All-Star = Baseball Hall of Famer
Pick Player Team Position Hometown/School
1 Jeff King Pittsburgh Pirates SS University of Arkansas
2 Greg Swindell Cleveland Indians P University of Texas
3 Matt Williams San Francisco Giants 3B UNLV
4 Kevin Brown Texas Rangers P Georgia Tech
5 Kent Mercker Atlanta Braves P Dublin HS (Dublin, OH)
6 Gary Sheffield Milwaukee Brewers SS Hillsborough HS (Tampa, FL)
7 Brad Brink Philadelphia Phillies RHP University of Southern California
8 Patrick Lennon Seattle Mariners SS Whiteville HS (Whiteville, NC)
9 Derrick May Chicago Cubs OF Newark HS (Newark, DE)
10 Derek Parks Minnesota Twins RHP Montclair HS (Montclair, CA)
11 Thomas Howard San Diego Padres OF Ball State University
12 Scott Hemond Oakland Athletics C University of South Florida
13 Ryan Bowen Houston Astros RHP Hanford HS (Hanford, CA)
14 Greg McMurtry Boston Red Sox OF Brockton HS (Brockton, MA)
15 Kevin Dean Montreal Expos OF Hogan HS (Vallejo, CA)
16 Roberto Hernández California Angels RHP University of South Carolina
17 Scott Scudder Cincinnati Reds RHP Prairiland HS (Blossom, TX)
18 Phil Clark Detroit Tigers C Crockett HS (Crockett, TX)
19 Mike White Los Angeles Dodgers OF Loudon HS (Loudon, TN)
20 Grady Hall Chicago White Sox LHP Northwestern University
21 Lee May, Jr. New York Mets OF Purcell Marian HS (Cincinnati, OH)
22 Lee Stevens California Angels OF Lawrence, HS (Lawrence, KS)
23 Luis Alicea St. Louis Cardinals 2B Florida State University
24 Tony Clements Kansas City Royals SS Don Antonio Lugo (Chino, CA)
25 Terry Carr California Angels OF Bennett HS (Salisbury, MD)
26 Earl Sanders Toronto Blue Jays RHP Jackson State University
27 Mike Fetters California Angels RHP Pepperdine University
28 Daryl Green California Angels RHP Nacogdoches HS (Nacogdoches, TX)

Compensation Picks[edit]

Other notable players[edit]

NFL players drafted[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MLB First Round Draft Picks - 1986". Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
Preceded by
B.J. Surhoff
1st Overall Picks
Jeff King
Succeeded by
Ken Griffey, Jr.