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1980 Houston Astros Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    11Jeff HeathcockPCollegeOral RobertsNCAA 1---OKYesP6-4205RR1959-11-18Covina,CA
    1980-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB1983-19881981-1990
    117Kevin OlsonPCollegeGolden West CollegeCCCAAFrCAYesP---------------Huntington Beach,CA
    1980-  1-  17-HOU
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    118Jeff BairPCollegeCounty College of MorrisNJCAA---NJYesP6-2200RR------
    1980-  1-  18-HOU
    Rk1980-1980
    242Billy HatcherOF-PCollegeYavapai CollegeNJCAA---AZNoOF-2B5-9175RR1960-10-04Williams,AZ
    1981-  6- 131-CHN
    MLB1984-19951981-1995
    244Chris BuckleyOFCollegeCounty College of MorrisNJCAA---NJYesOF5-11188RR------
    1980-  2-  44-HOU
    Rk1980-1980
    369Jeff CalhounPCollegeMississippiNCAA 1---MSYesP6-2190LL1958-04-11LaGrange,GA
    1980-  3-  69-HOU
    MLB1984-19881980-1988
    370Pat ShorttPCollegeEastern Arizona CollegeNJCAA---AZYesP6-5220LL------
    1980-  3-  70-HOU
    Rk1986-1986
    495Ken ElseePCollegeUNLVNCAA 1---NVYesP6-1185RR------
    1980-  4-  95-HOU
    A+1979-1981
    496Kelly MooreOFCollegeSan Diego Mesa CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF------------------
    1980-  4-  96-HOU
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    5121Donnie HillSSCollegeOrange Coast CollegeCCCAA---CANo2B-SS5-10160BR1960-11-12Pomona,CA
    1981-  1-   1-OAK
    MLB1983-19921981-1992
    5121Tom HawkPCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZYesP6-6220RR---Kettering,OH
    1980-  5- 121-HOU
    A+1980-1981
    6147Wes ClementsOF-1BCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYes1B-C6-4220RR1958-05-26Inglewood,CA
    1980-  6- 147-HOU
    AAA1980-1987
    7173Mike SheppardSS-3BCollegeSeton HallNCAA 1---NJYes3B6-2185RR------
    1980-  7- 173-HOU
    Rk1978-1980
    8199Antonio AriasPHigh SchoolHialeah (Hialeah,FL)HSHSFLNo1B-OF6-5210RR1962-03-04Hialeah,FL
    1984-  8- 194-OAK
    AA1984-1988
    9225Scott GardnerPCollegeOklahomaNCAA 1SrOKYesP6-6200RR1957-10-29Lubbock,TX
    1980-  9- 225-HOU
    AA1977-1983
    10251James MileyOFHigh SchoolWilliam Tennent (Warminster,PA)HSHSPANoOF---------------Warminster,PA
    1981-  2-  36-CLE
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    11277David SullivanCCollegeOklahoma StateNCAA 1---OKYesC-1B6-1185RR1958-06-26Tucson,AZ
    1980- 11- 277-HOU
    A+1980-1981
    12303Tim MeckesPCollegeSt. Francis (IL)NAIA---ILYesP6-3185RR1959-05-07Quincy,IL
    1980- 12- 303-HOU
    AA1980-1984
    13329Gary D'OnofrioSSCollegeOral RobertsNCAA 1---OKYes2B-SS6-0180BR1958-06-26Los Angeles,CA
    1980- 13- 329-HOU
    AA1980-1984
    14355Neil SimonsOFCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYesOF-1B6-0175LL1958-07-31Rockville,MD
    1980- 14- 355-HOU
    AA1977-1983
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    15381Jeff MorrispCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYesP6-1185LL1958-01-30Tucson,AZ
    1980- 15- 381-HOU
    AAA1980-1983
    16407John KolackipHigh SchoolMiddletown South (Middletown,NJ)HSHSNJYesP------------------
    1980- 16- 407-HOU
    Rk1980-1980
    17433Jose RodilespHigh SchoolLamar (Houston,TX)HSHSTXNoP5-10175RR1962-03-05Houston,TX
    1984- 12- 304-KCA
    AA1984-1987
    18459Roderick ShepardCCollegePrincetonNCAA 1---NJYesC6-3195RR---Stanford,CA
    1980- 18- 459-HOU
    Rk1980-1980
    19485Larry KieslingSSCollegeCentenary CollegeNCAA 1---LANoOF-3B6-2180RR1959-07-07---
    1981-  9- 213-SDN
    A+1981-1983
    20511Billy WeemsOFCollegeClemsonNCAA 1---SCYes3B-OF5-10156LR1957-10-31---
    1980- 20- 511-HOU
    A+1977-1982
    21536Joey SquillaOFCollegeJohn Brown UniversityNAIA---ARYesP-1B6-2197RR---San Antonio,TX
    1980- 21- 536-HOU
    A+1980-1981
    22561Ken BabcockpCollegeCentenary CollegeNCAA 1---LAYesP6-1195LL------
    1980- 22- 561-HOU
    Rk1980-1980
    23586Dennis Cleveland3BCollegeJacksonville StateNCAA 2---ALYes3B-SS6-2190RR------
    1980- 23- 586-HOU
    Rk1980-1980
    24610Gary MarinowskipCollegeRutgersNCAA 1---NJYesP------------------
    1980- 24- 610-HOU
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    25633Mike CerefinpHigh SchoolBurnt Hills-Ballston Lake (Burnt Hills,NY)HSHSNYYesP6-8230BR1962-03-29Pittsfield,MA
    1980- 25- 633-HOU
    AA1980-1986
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system