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1987 Pittsburgh Pirates

1987 Pittsburgh Pirates

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year rnd ovl phase player name draft team signed source school bonus pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
1987 1 2 June-Reg Mark Merchant   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Oviedo (Oviedo,FL) 0.17 of 6-2 185 B R 1969-01-23 Dunkirk,NY AAA -- 1987-1998
1987 2 34 June-Reg Ben Shelton Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Oak Park-River Forest (Oak Park,IL) 0.00 lf-1b 6-3 210 R L 1969-09-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1993-1993 1987-1995
1987 3 60 June-Reg Brian Williams   Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Lewisville (Richburg,SC) 0.00 p 6-2 195 R R 1969-02-15 Lancaster,SC MLB 1991-2000 1988-2003
1987 4 86 June-Reg Wes Chamberlain Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Jackson State 0.00 rf-lf 6-2 210 R R 1966-04-13 Chicago,IL MLB 1990-1995 1987-2004
1987 5 112 June-Reg Ben Webb Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Chipola 0.00 p 5-11 185 R R 1967-12-13 Pensacola,FL AA -- 1986-1992
1987 6 138 June-Reg Mark Thomas Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Santa Rosa Junior College 0.00 of 6-2 195 R R 1968-08-25 Petaluma,CA A+ -- 1987-1991
1987 7 164 June-Reg Mickey Morandini Pittsburgh Pirates No College Indiana 0.00 2b 5-11 180 L R 1966-04-22 Leechburg,PA MLB 1990-2000 1989-2000
1987 8 190 June-Reg Kurt Knudsen Pittsburgh Pirates No College American River College 0.00 p 6-3 200 R R 1967-02-20 Arlington Heights,IL MLB 1992-1994 1988-1997
1987 9 216 June-Reg Jim Haywood   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Dundee-Crown (Carpentersville,IL) 0.00 of 5-9 180 R L 1968-10-04 Carpentersville,IL Rk -- 1987-1987
1987 10 242 June-Reg Scott Barczi Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Northwestern 0.00 of 6-1 180 R R 1965-03-14 Palos Park,IL AA -- 1987-1990
1987 11 268 June-Reg Jose Palos   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Castle Park (Chula Vista,CA) 0.00 of 5-11 195 R R 1968-07-03 Chula Vista,CA Rk -- 1987-1987
1987 12 294 June-Reg Chip Duncan Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Columbus State 0.00 p 5-11 185 R R 1965-06-27 Fort Myers,FL AAA -- 1987-1997
1987 13 320 June-Reg Jeff Griffith Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Anderson SC 0.00 3b 6-2 200 R R 1966-04-24 -- A -- 1987-1988
1987 14 346 June-Reg Junior Vizcaino Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Valdosta State 0.00 p 6-5 215 R R 1965-01-06 Santo Domingo,DR AA -- 1987-1990
1987 15 372 June-Reg Craig Lewis Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Southern Idaho 0.00 p 5-11 165 R R 1965-01-31 Los Angeles,CA A -- 1987-1998
1987 16 398 June-Reg Anthony Thompson   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Selma (Selma,AL) 0.00 of 6-0 217 R R 1968-07-08 Selma,AL Rk -- 1987-1987
1987 17 424 June-Reg Steve Carter Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Georgia 0.00 rf-cf 6-4 204 L R 1964-12-03 Charlottesville,VA MLB 1989-1990 1986-1995
1987 18 450 June-Reg Kevin Burdick Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Oklahoma 0.00 2b-ss 5-10 176 R R 1964-02-15 Oklahoma City,OK AAA -- 1986-1991
1987 19 476 June-Reg Mike Fyhrie Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Ocean View (Huntington Beach,CA) 0.00 p 6-2 203 R R 1969-12-09 Long Beach,CA MLB 1996-2002 1988-2003
1987 20 502 June-Reg Mike Wall Pittsburgh Pirates Yes HS Norwood (Norwood,MA) 0.00 3b 6-2 205 L R 1969-06-22 Norwood,MA Rk -- 1987-1988
1987 21 528 June-Reg Pete Freeman Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Georgia 0.00 c-1b 6-2 190 L L 1965-08-05 -- A -- 1985-1990
1987 22 554 June-Reg Ron Downs Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Wyoming 0.00 p 6-0 185 R R 1966-07-27 Pueblo,CO A+ -- 1987-1989
1987 23 580 June-Reg Mickey Peyton Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Valdosta State 0.00 of-ss 6-0 180 R R 1964-09-28 Middleburg,FL A -- 1987-1988
1987 24 606 June-Reg Jeff Knepper   Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Mount Union Area (Mount Union,PA) 0.00 p -- -- -- -- 1969 Mount Union,PA -- -- --
1987 25 632 June-Reg Keith Raisanen Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Birmingham-Southern 0.00 of 6-1 185 R R 1965-05-18 Anniston,AL A+ -- 1987-1990
1987 26 658 June-Reg Bob Ayrault Pittsburgh Pirates No College UNLV 0.00 p 6-4 230 R R 1966-04-27 Lake Tahoe,CA MLB 1992-1993 1987-1998
1987 27 687 June-Reg Doug Torborg Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College North Carolina 0.00 p-of 6-1 185 R L 1964-10-30 Mesa,AZ A+ -- 1987-1989
1987 28 710 June-Reg Lyle Befort Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Fort Hays State 0.00 p 6-2 185 R R 1965-02-21 Hays,KS A- -- 1987-1987
1987 29 736 June-Reg Ed Shea Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Florida 0.00 c 6-0 190 R R 1965-05-28 -- A- -- 1986-1987
1987 30 762 June-Reg John Latham Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Spartanburg Methodist 0.00 p 6-2 190 L L 1967-11-15 Columbia,SC A+ -- 1988-1991
1987 31 788 June-Reg Geno Spriggs Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Anne Arundel CC 0.00 2b 6-2 180 R R 1968-07-02 -- Rk -- 1987-1988
1987 32 814 June-Reg Gary Schmitt Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Allegheny College 0.00 of 6-0 175 R R 1966-06-21 Glenshaw,PA A- -- 1987-1988
1987 33 839 June-Reg Jody Williams   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Hampden-Sydney College 0.00 2b-ss 5-11 170 B R 1965 -- A- -- 1987-1987
1987 34 864 June-Reg Troy Jackson Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Canada College 0.00 of -- -- -- -- 1965 -- Rk -- 1987-1987
1987 35 889 June-Reg Tim Holmes Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Valparaiso 0.00 p 6-1 185 -- R 1964-10-29 -- A- -- 1985-1988
1987 36 913 June-Reg Anthony Lee Pittsburgh Pirates No College Kishwaukee 0.00 p -- -- -- -- 1967 -- -- -- --
1987 37 936 June-Reg Rob Barnwell   Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Trinity Valley 0.00 p 6-0 195 R R 1964-11-17 -- A- -- 1987-1987
1987 38 959 June-Reg Mike Persichni Pittsburgh Pirates No College Penn State 0.00 p -- -- -- -- 1965 -- -- -- --
1987 39 981 June-Reg William Moore Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College NC Wesleyan 0.00 p 6-2 160 L L 1965-03-14 -- Rk -- 1987-1987
1987 40 1002 June-Reg Joe Stewart Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Austin Peay 0.00 of -- -- -- -- 1965-02-02 -- Rk -- 1987-1987
1987 41 1023 June-Reg Jeff Shore Pittsburgh Pirates No College UNC Charlotte 0.00 c 6-2 210 R R 1966-06-02 Miami,FL A+ -- 1985-1989
1987 42 1042 June-Reg Troy Trollope Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Billings (Billings,MT) 0.00 of -- -- -- -- -- Billings,MT -- -- --
1987 43 1060 June-Reg Jessie Torres Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Nampa (Nampa,ID) 0.00 c 5-10 180 R R 1969-04-19 Caldwell,ID AA -- 1989-2004
1987 44 1077 June-Reg Todd McCray Pittsburgh Pirates No College Santa Fe CC 0.00 p 6-2 205 R R 1968-01-22 Mayo,FL A+ -- 1989-1991
1987 45 1094 June-Reg Steve Borris Pittsburgh Pirates No College Valencia CC 0.00 of -- -- R -- -- -- College -- 1989-1990
1987 46 1110 June-Reg Shawn Purdy Pittsburgh Pirates No College Valencia CC 0.00 p 6-0 205 R R 1968-07-30 St. Cloud,FL AAA -- 1990-1998
1987 47 1126 June-Reg Alfonso Bryan Pittsburgh Pirates No College CCBC Dundalk 0.00 of -- -- -- -- 1967 -- -- -- --
1987 48 1141 June-Reg David Silvernail Pittsburgh Pirates No HS University (Spokane Valley,WA) 0.00 p 6-4 210 R R 1969-03-31 Spokane Valley,WA -- -- --
1987 49 1155 June-Reg Reggie Hubbard Pittsburgh Pirates No College Santa Rosa Junior College 0.00 ss -- -- -- -- 1967 Vallejo,CA -- -- --
1987 50 1168 June-Reg Rodger Castner Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College UNLV 0.00 p 6-3 200 R R 1966-04-21 Lexington,KY A- -- 1987-1988
1987 51 1180 June-Reg Anthony Brown Pittsburgh Pirates No HS Highlands (North Highlands,CA) 0.00 if-of 5-9 185 R R 1969-03-08 North Highlands,CA A -- 1989-1991
1987 52 1191 June-Reg Stephen Polewski Pittsburgh Pirates No College Triton College 0.00 ss-2b 5-11 170 B R 1968-11-18 Chicago,IL A+ -- 1990-1991
1987 53 1199 June-Reg Paul Miller Pittsburgh Pirates Yes College Carthage College 0.00 p 6-5 215 R R 1965-04-27 Burlington,WI MLB 1991-1993 1987-1994
53 record(s)