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Detroit Tigers Top Draft Pick by Year/Phase

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    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    202011June-RegAll PicksStats Page6Spencer Torkelson3BCollegeArizona StateNoAZ1B-3B6-1215RR1999-08-26Petaluma,CANCAA2018-2020
    201915June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Riley GreeneOFHigh SchoolHagerty (Oviedo,FL)YesFLOF6-3200LL2000-09-28Orlando,FLA2019-2019
    201811June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Casey MizePCollegeAuburnYesALP6-3220RR1997-05-01Springville,ALMLB2020-20202016-2020
    2017118June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Alex FaedoPCollegeFloridaYesFLP6-4220RR1995-11-12Tampa,FLAA2015-2019
    201619June-RegAll PicksStats Page38Matt ManningPHigh SchoolSheldon (Sacramento,CA)YesCAP6-3185RR1998-01-28Elk Grove,CAAA2016-2019
    2015122June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Beau BurrowsPHigh SchoolWeatherford (Weatherford,TX)YesTXP6-2200RR1996-09-18Weatherford,TXMLB2020-20202015-2020
    2014123June-RegAll PicksStats Page40Derek HillOFHigh SchoolElk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)YesCAOF6-2195RR1995-12-30Des Moines,IAMLB2020-20202014-2020
    2013120June-RegAll PicksStats Page41Jonathon CrawfordPCollegeFloridaYesFLP6-2190RR1991-11-01Okeechobee,FLA+2011-2017
    2012291June-RegAll PicksStats Page39Jake ThompsonP High SchoolRockwall-Heath (Rockwall,TX)YesTXP6-4235RR1994-01-31Rockwall,TXMLB2016-20182012-2019
    2011276June-RegAll PicksStats Page49James McCannCCollegeArkansasYesARC6-2185BR1990-06-13Santa Barbara,CAMLB2014-20202009-2020
    2010144June-RegAll PicksStats Page51Nick Castellanos3BHigh SchoolArchbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)YesFLLF-OF6-4195RR1992-03-04Davie,FLMLB2013-20202010-2020
    200919June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Jacob TurnerPHigh SchoolWestminster Christian (St. Louis,MO)YesMOP6-4205RR1991-05-21St. Charles,MOMLB2011-20182010-2018
    2008121June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Ryan PerryPCollegeArizonaYesAZP6-4200RR1987-02-13Pomona,CAMLB2009-20122006-2015
    2007127June-RegAll PicksStats Page45Rick PorcelloPHigh SchoolSeton Hall Prep (West Orange,NJ)YesNJP6-5195RR1988-12-27Morristown,NJMLB2009-20202008-2020
    200616June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Andrew MillerPCollegeNorth CarolinaYesNCP6-6175LL1985-05-21Gainesville,FLMLB2006-20202004-2020
    2005110June-RegAll PicksStats Page49Cameron Maybinof High SchoolRoberson (Asheville,NC)YesNCCF6-3200RR1987-04-04Asheville,NCMLB2007-20202006-2020
    200412June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Justin VerlanderPCollegeOld DominionYesVAP6-5200RR1983-02-20Manakin-Sabot,VAMLB2005-20202002-2020
    200313June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Kyle SleethPCollegeWake ForestYesNCP6-5205RR1981-12-20Thornton,COAA2001-2007
    200218June-RegAll PicksStats Page45Scott MooreSSHigh SchoolCypress (Cypress,CA)YesCA3B6-2180LR1983-11-17Long Beach,CAMLB2006-20122002-2015
    2001111June-RegAll PicksStats Page48Kenny BaughPCollegeRiceYesTXP6-4190RR1979-02-05Beaumont,TXAAA2000-2009
    200018June-RegAll PicksStats Page43Matt WheatlandPHigh SchoolRancho Bernardo (San Diego,CA)YesCA1B6-5210RR1981-10-18Chicago,ILA2000-2006
    199913June-RegAll PicksStats Page43Eric MunsonC-1BCollegeUSCYesCA3B6-3220LR1977-10-03San Diego,CAMLB2000-20091997-2011
    1998114June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Jeff WeaverPCollegeFresno StateYesCAP6-5200RR1976-08-22Northridge,CAMLB1999-20101998-2010
    199711June-RegAll PicksStats Page42Matt AndersonPCollegeRiceYesTXP6-4200RR1976-08-17Louisville,KYMLB1998-20051998-2008
    199616June-RegAll PicksStats Page51Seth GreisingerPCollegeVirginiaYesVAP6-3200RR1975-07-29Kansas City,KSMLB1998-20051994-2013
    1995111June-RegAll PicksStats Page59Mike DrumrightPCollegeWichita StateYesKSP6-4210LR1974-04-19Salina,KSAAA1995-2003
    1994118June-RegAll PicksStats Page68Cade GasparPCollegePepperdineYesCAP6-3175RR1973-08-21Mission Viejo,CAA+1994-1996
    199319June-RegAll PicksStats Page65Matt BrunsonSSHigh SchoolCherry Creek (Greenwood Village,CO)YesCOSS5-11180BR1974-09-02Denver,COA+1994-2007
    1992116June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Rick GreenePCollegeLSUYesLAP6-5200RR1971-01-02Fort Knox,KYMLB1999-19991990-2002
    1991132June-RegAll PicksStats Page64Justin ThompsonPHigh SchoolKlein Oak (Spring,TX)YesTXP6-4215LL1973-03-08San Antonio,TXMLB1996-20051991-2006
    199012June-RegAll PicksStats Page56Tony ClarkOFHigh SchoolChristian (El Cajon,CA)YesCA1B6-7245BR1972-06-15Newton,KSMLB1995-20091990-2009
    1989121June-RegAll PicksStats Page59Greg GohrPCollegeSanta ClaraYesCAP6-3205RR1967-10-29Santa Clara,CAMLB1993-19961989-1997
    1988126June-RegAll PicksStats Page50Rico Brogna1B-PHigh SchoolWatertown (Watertown,CT)YesCT1B6-2203LL1970-04-18Turners Falls,MAMLB1992-20011988-2001
    1987120June-RegAll PicksStats Page43Bill HendersonCHigh SchoolWestminster Christian (Miami,FL)YesFLC6-3200RR1969-02-07Miami,FLA+1987-1989
    1986118June-RegAll PicksStats Page26Phil ClarkCHigh SchoolCrockett (Crockett,TX)YesTXLF-1B6-0200RR1968-05-06Crockett,TXMLB1992-19961986-2002
    1985126June-RegAll PicksStats Page33Randy NosekPHigh SchoolChillicothe (Chillicothe,MO)YesMOP6-4215RR1967-01-08Omaha,NEMLB1989-19901986-1991
    1984252June-RegAll PicksStats Page33Rob SouzaPCollegeMiamiYesFLP6-1160RR------AA1984-1984
    1983115June-RegAll PicksStats Page32Wayne DotsonPHigh SchoolEstacado (Lubbock,TX)YesTXP6-1175RR1965-03-18Lubbock,TXAA1983-1986
    1982120June-RegAll PicksStats Page33Rich MonteleonePHigh SchoolTampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)YesFLP6-2217RR1963-03-22Tampa,FLMLB1987-19961982-1996
    1981117June-RegAll PicksStats Page32Ricky BarlowPHigh SchoolWoodville (Woodville,TX)YesTXP6-2170BR1963-03-21Woodville,TXAAA1981-1987
    1980118June-RegAll PicksStats Page36Glenn Wilson3BCollegeSam Houston StateYesTXOF6-1190RR1958-12-22Baytown,TXMLB1982-19931980-1993
    1979113June-RegAll PicksStats Page34Rick LeachOFCollegeMichiganYesMI1B-OF6-0195LL1957-05-04Ann Arbor,MIMLB1981-19901979-1990
    1978112June-RegAll PicksStats Page32Kirk GibsonOFCollegeMichigan StateYesMIOF6-3215LL1957-05-28Pontiac,MIMLB1979-19951978-1995
    197715June-RegAll PicksStats Page29Kevin RichardsPHigh SchoolRoosevelt (Wyandotte,MI)YesMIP6-2178RR1958-05-29Wyandotte,MIAA1977-1982
    197612June-RegAll PicksStats Page29Pat UnderwoodPHigh SchoolKokomo (Kokomo,IN)YesINP6-0175LL1957-02-09Kokomo,INMLB1979-19831976-1984
    197513June-RegAll PicksStats Page26Les FilkinsOFHigh SchoolGeorge Washington (Chicago,IL)YesILOF5-11185LL1956-09-14Chicago,ILAAA1977-1982
    1974116June-RegAll PicksStats Page29Lance ParrishIFHigh SchoolWalnut (Walnut,CA)YesCAC6-3220RR1956-06-15Clairton,PAMLB1977-19951974-1995
    1973119June-RegAll PicksStats Page28Charles Bates3BCollegeCal State Los AngelesYesCASS-3B6-2205BR1952-08-21Compton,CA---
    1972120June-RegAll PicksStats Page33Jerry ManuelSSHigh SchoolCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)YesCA2B6-0165BR1953-12-23Hahira,GAMLB1975-19821972-1986
    1971111June-RegAll PicksStats Page37Tom VeryzerSSHigh SchoolIslip (Islip,NY)YesNYSS6-1185RR1953-02-11Port Jefferson,NYMLB1973-19841971-1984
    1970120June-RegAll PicksStats Page34Terry MappinCHigh SchoolDurrett (Louisville,KY)YesKYC6-2205LR1952-03-23Louisville,KY---
    1969119June-RegAll PicksStats Page34Lenny Baxley1BHigh SchoolEnterprise (Redding,CA)YesCA1B6-2200LL1950-12-30Redding,CA---
    1968118June-RegAll PicksStats Page45Robert RobinsonOFHigh SchoolThomas Dale (Chester,VA)YesVAOF6-1196RR1949-10-07Richmond,VA---
    1967115June-RegAll PicksStats Page51Jim FoorPHigh SchoolMcCluer (Florissant,MO)YesMOP6-2170LL1949-01-13St. Louis,MOMLB1971-19731967-1973
    1966114June-RegAll PicksStats Page36Rick Konik1BHigh SchoolSt. Andrews (Detroit,MI)NoMI1B---------------Detroit,MI---
    1965113June-RegAll PicksStats Page44Gene LamontCHigh SchoolHiawatha (Kirkland,IL)YesILC6-1190BR1946-12-25Rockford,ILMLB1970-19751965-1977
    June Secondary Phase
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1986114June-SecAll PicksStats Page2Mike JonesPCollegeCosumnes River CollegeNoCAP6-2195RR1966-03-07Oklahoma City,OKAA1988-1990
    1985126June-SecAll PicksStats Page7Pete RobertsPCollegeMira Costa CollegeYesCAP6-3190LL1965-05-17Solana Beach,CAAAA1986-1991
    1984110June-SecAll PicksStats Page6Ramon RosthenhauslerSSCollegePima CCYesAZIF5-9165RR------A+1984-1985
    1983117June-SecAll PicksStats Page5Glenn SimmonsPCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeYesGAP6-4205RR------A+1983-1984
    198214June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Doug SheetsP-CCollegeSaddleback CollegeYesCAP-C---------------------
    1981115June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Randy O'NealPCollegeFloridaYesFLP6-2195RR1960-08-30Ashland,KYMLB1984-19901981-1995
    1980114June-SecAll PicksStats Page2Joseph McCarthyOFCollegeSouth CarolinaYesSCOF---------------------
    1979117June-SecAll PicksStats Page2Paul FoxPCollegeCanada CollegeYesCAP6-3195RR---San Mateo,CARk1979-1979
    1978112June-SecAll PicksStats Page1Pete ChapinPCollegeFullerton CollegeNoCAP6-3205RR1958-08-23Fullerton,CAAA1980-1983
    1977123June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Bill LaskeyPCollegeMonroe CCNoNYP6-5190RR1957-12-20Toledo,OHMLB1982-19881978-1991
    197612June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Dave StegmanOFCollegeArizonaYesAZOF5-11190RR1954-01-30Inglewood,CAMLB1978-19841976-1986
    1975117June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Phil DoktorSSCollegeUSCYesCASS6-2180BR1953-09-15Claremont,CANCAA1975-1975
    197416June-SecAll PicksStats Page1Rob PiccioloIFCollegePepperdineNoCASS-2B6-2185RR1953-02-04Santa Monica,CAMLB1977-19851975-1985
    1972111June-SecAll PicksStats Page1Michael McGuireOFCollegeCornellYesNYOF6-1185LL1952-08-02Amherst,NYA-1978-1978
    1970112June-SecAll PicksStats Page4Chuck SeelbachPCollegeDartmouthYesNHP6-0180RR1948-03-20Lakewood,OHMLB1971-19741970-1974
    1969121June-SecAll PicksStats Page3Bill BrightOFCollegeEastern FL STNoFLP6-0175LR1949-04-30Allentown,PA---
    1968120June-SecAll PicksStats Page5Elliott MaddoxiF-OfCollegeMichiganYesMIOF-3B5-11181RR1947-12-21East Orange,NJMLB1970-19801968-1981
    1967117June-SecAll PicksStats Page10John HetrickCCollegeMarylandYesMDOF6-0195RR---Hershey,PANCAA1967-1967
    196612June-SecAll PicksStats Page8Richard DevarneySSCollegeMaineYesMESS5-8170RR---------
    June Secondary Phase (A)
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1971111June-SecAAll PicksStats Page1Arnold CostellPCollegeNassau CCYesNYP6-3205BL---Levittown,NY---
    June Secondary Phase (D)
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1971121June-SecDAll PicksStats Page3Charles CoeSSCollegeKansas StateYesKSSS5-10168RR---------
    January Regular Phase
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1986117Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page10Jeff CesariPCollegeTaft CollegeNoCAP6-6215RR1966-07-20Sunnyvale,CAA-1989-1989
    1985126Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page14Kenny WilliamsP---Yes---OF6-1184RR1964-04-06Berkeley,CAMLB1986-19911982-1992
    1984123Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page10Charles McHughPCollegeHarford CCYesMDP6-2170RR------AA1984-1987
    1983116Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page6Jon Leake3BCollegeSacramento City CollegeNoCA3B6-3190RR---Sacramento,CAA+1985-1989
    1982119Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page8Thor EdgellPCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCAP6-3190RR---Garden Grove,CAA+1982-1983
    1981118Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page7Jeff RutledgeSSCollegeFresno City CollegeNoCASS6-1180RR1960-12-29Fresno,CAAA1981-1986
    1980117Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page8Mike Laga1BCollegeBergen CCYesNJ1B6-2210LL1960-06-14Ridgewood,NJMLB1982-19901980-1990
    1979114Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page7Michael CampPCollegeEastern Oklahoma State CollegeYesOKP6-5215RR------A+1979-1980
    1978111Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page7Chris CodiroliPCollegeSan Jose City CollegeYesCAP6-1160RR1958-03-26Oxnard,CAMLB1982-19901977-1991
    197715Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page10Raphael HamptonOFCollegeJackson CCYesMIOF6-1175RR1957-10-29Detroit,MIAAA1977-1982
    197611Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page7Steve KempOFCollegeUSCYesCAOF6-0195LL1954-08-07San Angelo,TXMLB1977-19881973-1988
    197514Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page9Tom BrookensSSCollegeMansfield PennsylvaniaYesPA3B5-10170RR1953-08-10Chambersburg,PAMLB1979-19901975-1990
    1974115Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page3Randy NallOFCollegeCitrus CollegeYesCAOF6-2189RR1954-08-26------
    1973120Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page4Steve TrellaPCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCAP6-5205RR1953-12-08Brooklyn,NYAA1977-1977
    1972119Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page9Alfred CallisPCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCAP6-4205RL1953-04-24------
    1971111Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page4Kim Cates1BCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCA1B6-5210RR---------
    1970119Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page6James Steele1BCollegeCerritos CollegeNoCA1B-OF---------------Downey,CANCAA1972-1972
    1969120Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page6Ralph EdwardsC-OFCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeYesFLC-OF5-10180RR---------
    1968117Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page9James Carter3B-SSCollegeGolden West CollegeYesCA3B5-11185RR---------
    1967116Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page4James Carter3BCollegeGolden West CollegeNoCA3B5-11185RR---------
    1966113Jan-RegAll PicksStats Page4Tim MartingSSCollegeHillsborough CCYesFLSS6-1180RR1945-11-16St. Louis,MO---
    January Secondary Phase
    YearRndOvlPhaseAll PicksStats PagePick CountPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSignedRegPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    1986126Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Jerry NielsenPCollegeSacramento City CollegeNoCAP6-3185LL1966-08-05Sacramento,CAMLB1992-19931988-1994
    198518Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Gary PiferPCollegeSanta Ana CollegeYesCAP6-4215RR1964-08-22El Toro,CAA+1985-1988
    1984123Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Scott Schultz3BCollegeMira Costa CollegeYesCA3B6-3190RR1963-11-08Bellflower,CAA+1984-1987
    198318Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Randy ByersOFCollegeBaltimore City CCNoMDLF6-2180LR1964-10-02Bridgeton,NJMLB1987-19881984-1989
    1982124Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page1Dana WilliamsSSCollegeEnterprise-OzarkYesALLF5-10170RR1963-03-20Weirton,WVMLB1989-19891983-1996
    198112Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2Bob MelvinCCollegeCanada CollegeYesCAC6-4205RR1961-10-28Palo Alto,CAMLB1985-19941981-1995
    1980116Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2John MollerP---Yes---P6-1190RR1958-07-14Old Bridge,NJA+1978-1982
    1979112Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Howard Johnson3BCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeYesFL3B-SS5-11178BR1960-11-29Clearwater,FLMLB1982-19951979-2011
    1978126Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page2William KlankPCollegeMercer County CCYesNJP6-2185RR---Ewing,NJA+1978-1979
    1977110Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Mike Chris1BCollegeWest Los Angeles CollegeYesCAP6-3180LL1957-10-08Santa Monica,CAMLB1979-19831977-1985
    1976123Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page4Ray GaultPCollegeManatee-SarasotaNoFLP6-3210RR---Bradenton,FLAAA1977-1979
    197512Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page4Dave TobikPCollegeOhioYesOHP6-1195RR1953-03-02Euclid,OHMLB1978-19851975-1985
    1974117Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page1Bob Pate3B-OFCollegeMesa CCNoAZOF6-3200RR1953-12-03Los Angeles,CAMLB1980-19811977-1983
    197318Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page3Larry IkePCollegeMichigan StateYesMIP6-4200RR1950-12-22Grand Rapids,MI---
    1972119Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page4Curtis BishopPCollegeBacone CollegeYesOKP------LL1953-03-14Moberly,MO---
    1971110Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page5Gary RauschP---Yes---P---------------------
    1970123Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page5Stephen CashSSCollegeGeorgia Perimeter CollegeNoGASS---------------------
    1969116Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page5John Young1BCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCA1B6-3210LL1949-02-09Los Angeles,CAMLB1971-19711971-1977
    196813Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page10Ken SzotkiewiczSSCollegeGeorgia SouthernYesGASS6-0165LR1947-02-25Wilmington,DEMLB1970-19701970-1970
    196712Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page7Mike AdamsSSCollegeFullerton CollegeYesCAOF-2B5-9180RR1948-07-24Cincinnati,OHMLB1972-19781967-1978
    196611Jan-SecAll PicksStats Page9Stanley BellPCollegeManatee-SarasotaNoFLP6-2195RR1947-09-09East Point,GA---
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