Page Notes  
Full draft pick listing for the 1983 Minnesota Twins including all phases and excluding undrafted free agent signings.

Use the Draft Research Application to delve into our draft database.

TBC PREMIUM subscribers will see the current roster information for drafted players below in addition to getting access to the Draft Research application (and all other applications too!).
About the Data:Draft Data

Learn more about TBC data and the site in the About TBC section. Also, don't forget to find a way to Support TBC.
Related Data Products:Draft Register | Signing Bonuses - Draft

The TBC Data Store allows you to purchase the data you see on the site. The store has standard pre-determined data products as well as the ability to work with us to produce custom data extracts based on your requirements.
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

List of Topics in this Section


Minnesota Twins Franchise Page

1983 Minnesota Twins Draft Picks

top csv share Sort PREV | NEXT
  • Grid Filters
  • Major Leaguers
  • Minor Leaguers
  • Recently Active
  • Hitters
  • Pitchers
  • Signed by Team
  • Unsigned
  • HS Pick
  • College Pick
  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    11Tim BelcherPCollegeMount Vernon NazareneNAIAJrOHNoP6-3225RR1961-10-19Mount Gilead,OH
    1984-  1-   1-NYA
    MLB1987-20001984-2000
    11Oddibe McDowellOFCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1JrAZNoOF-DH5-9160LL1962-08-25Hollywood,FL
    1984-  1-  12-TEX
    MLB1985-19941985-1995
    12Kevin HammondPCollegeSt. Petersburg CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP---165RR1963-09-28---
    1983-  1-   2-MIN
    Rk1983-1983
    120Coe BrierC-1B------------YesC-1B6-2198RR---Salisbury,NC
    1983-  1-  20-MIN
    A1981-1983
    227Henry GonzalesPCollegeMount San Antonio CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-3165RR1963-09-09Pomona,CA
    1983-  2-  27-MIN
    A-1983-1985
    228David CohenSSCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS5-8160BR1963-12-29Garden Grove,CA
    1983-  2-  28-MIN
    ---
    229Bill SwiftPCollegeMaineNCAA 1---MENoP6-0180RR1961-10-27Portland,ME
    1984-  1-   2-SEA
    MLB1985-19981985-1998
    244Chip DillPCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP------RR---Bellflower,CA
    1983-  2-  44-MIN
    ---
    355Chris ForgioneOFHigh SchoolSalesianum (Wilmington,DE)HSHSDEYesOF5-11180LL1965-11-26Wilmington,DE
    1983-  3-  55-MIN
    AA1983-1988
    360Steve IanniniOF------------NoOF5-11180RL1963-07-03Orlando,FL
    1985-  6- 143-OAK
    A+1985-1987
    479Troy ThomasOFCollegeMount San Antonio CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF-3B6-0180LR1962-09-01Pomona,CA
    1983-  2-  37-CHA
    AAA1983-1988
    481Tim WisemanPCollegeUC RiversideNCAA 2---CAYesP6-4170RR---Poway,CA
    1983-  4-  81-MIN
    AA1982-1985
    5105Donnie IasparroPCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-4204RR1963-08-24Anaheim,CA
    1983-  5- 105-MIN
    A+1983-1987
    5107Jeff Trout2BCollegeDelawareNCAA 1SrDEYes2B-3B5-9175BR1961-01-07Millville,NJ
    1983-  5- 107-MIN
    AA1983-1986
    6131Troy GallowayPCollegeModesto Junior CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP6-6210LL1963-10-28Modesto,CA
    1983-  6- 131-MIN
    AA1984-1987
    6133Steve WileyPHigh SchoolMyers Park (Charlotte,NC)HSHSNCNoP------------------
    1985-  4-  66-MIL
    ---
    7157Faustino Diaz3BCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYes3B------------------
    1983-  7- 157-MIN
    ---
    7159Tim ThompsonPCollegeCal State FullertonNCAA 1---CAYesP6-3185RR---Long Beach,CA
    1983-  7- 159-MIN
    A+1983-1984
    8181Thomas GreenPCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CANoP------------------
    1984-  4-  70-SEA
    ---
    8185Mike VerkuilenOFCollegeWisconsinNCAA 1---WIYes1B-OF5-11190LL1961-02-24Seaford,DE
    1983-  8- 185-MIN
    AA1983-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    9204Octavio MarantePCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP------------------
    1983-  9- 204-MIN
    ---
    9211David VetschOFCollegeSt. Cloud StateNCAA 2---MNYesOF6-1185LR1961-09-23Anamoose,ND
    1983-  9- 211-MIN
    AA1983-1987
    10226Eric SchouPCollegeCollege of San MateoCCCAA---CAYesP------------------
    1983- 10- 226-MIN
    ---
    10237Dwayne DahlPHigh SchoolRush City (Rush City,MN)HSHSMNNoP---------------Rush City,MN
    1983- 10- 237-MIN
    ---
    11247John SaylorPCollegeCollege of San MateoCCCAA---CAYesP------------------
    1983- 11- 247-MIN
    ---
    11263Jim WeissCCollegeNew York TechNCAA 1---NYYesC5-11185RR------
    1983- 11- 263-MIN
    A1983-1983
    12267Alfred PerezOFCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAASoFLNoC-1B6-1185RR1963-10-07Miami,FL
    1984- 25- 632-HOU
    A-1984-1985
    13282Hugo CarballozapCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP------------------
    1983- 13- 282-MIN
    ---
    12289Doug PalmerOF-pCollegeCreightonNCAA 1---NEYes2B-3B5-10175RR1964-10-24New Ulm,MN
    1983- 12- 289-MIN
    AA1983-1988
    14295John NeroOFCollegeFullerton CollegeCCCAA---CANoOF------------------
    1983-  1-  25-KCA
    ---
    15306Leo CardenasSSCollegeTaft CollegeCCCAA---CAYesSS-3B5-10155BR------
    1983- 15- 306-MIN
    A1983-1983
    13315Greg CottrellCCollegeOral RobertsNCAA 1---OKYesC-OF5-11185RR------
    1983- 13- 315-MIN
    A1983-1983
    14341Matt ButcherSSCollegeNebraskaNCAA 1---NEYesSS-2B6-0180RR------
    1983- 14- 341-MIN
    A+1983-1985
    15367Matt BergeronSSCollegeNicholls StateNCAA 1---LANoSS------------------
    1983- 15- 367-MIN
    ---
    16393Ken GallowaypCollegeFresno StateNCAA 1---CANoP6-1185LL1961-12-08Fresno,CA
    1984-  5- 110-CLE
    A1983-1985
    17419Jim PancakeCCollegeSt. Cloud StateNCAA 2---MNYesC5-11188RR---Forest Lake,MN
    1983- 17- 419-MIN
    Rk1983-1983
    18445Jeff Schugel3BCollegeMinnesota State University-MankatoNCAA 2---MNYes1B-3B6-3190RR1961-08-14New Ulm,MN
    1983- 18- 445-MIN
    A+1983-1985
    19471Kent McBrideOFCollegeUC Santa BarbaraNCAA 1---CANoOF------------------
    1983- 19- 471-MIN
    ---
    20496Doug EmeryOFHigh SchoolEast Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC)HSHSNCNoOF------RR------
    1983- 20- 496-MIN
    ---
    21520Mike Cloningerp-1BHigh SchoolEast Lincoln (Lincolnton,NC)HSHSNCYesP6-0185RR1965-07-10East Lincolnton,NC
    1983- 21- 520-MIN
    A1983-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    22544Richard Coppola1BCollegeNicholls StateNCAA 1---LAYes1B6-2192LL------
    1983- 22- 544-MIN
    Rk1983-1983
    23568Robert CalleyCHigh SchoolChino (Chino,CA)HSHSCAYes3B-C6-0200RR1964-11-28Chino,CA
    1983- 23- 568-MIN
    A+1983-1986
    24592Tony DiazOFHigh SchoolGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-3B6-1175LR1965-04-14Garden Grove,CA
    1983- 24- 592-MIN
    A+1983-1990
    25615Jay JohnsonOFCollegeSt. Thomas (MN)NCAA 3---MNYesOF------------------
    1983- 25- 615-MIN
    ---
    26638Ron JohnsonpHigh SchoolFruita Monument (Grand Junction,CO)HSHSCONoP---------------Grand Junction,CO
    1983- 26- 638-MIN
    ---
    27661Shawn SmithSSCollegeUC RiversideNCAA 2---CAYesSS-2B6-0180RR1961-04-04San Diego,CA
    1983- 27- 661-MIN
    A1983-1984
    28684Mark BrownPHigh SchoolGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)HSHSCANoP------RR---Garden Grove,CA
    1983- 28- 684-MIN
    ---
    29705Scott KlingbellpCollegeChico StateNCAA 2---CAYesP6-5215RR---Santa Rosa,CA
    1983- 29- 705-MIN
    A+1983-1985
    30725Angel GarciaOFHigh SchoolBell (Bell,CA)HSHSCAYesOF-P5-10165RL---Bell,CA
    1983- 30- 725-MIN
    Rk1983-1984
    31742Joe GiordanellapHigh SchoolLindenhurst (Lindenhurst,NY)HSHSNYNoP---------------Lindenhurst,NY
    1984-  2-  32-CLE
    NCAA1986-1986
    50 record(s)
    Glossary:
    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