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1982 Major League Baseball draft
General information
Date(s)June 1982
832 total selections
First selectionShawon Dunston
Chicago Cubs
First round selections28
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1983 →

First round selections

= All-Star = Baseball Hall of Famer

The following are the first round picks in the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft.[1]

Pick Player Team Position Hometown/School
1 Shawon Dunston Chicago Cubs Shortstop Thomas Jefferson High School (Brooklyn, NY)
2 Augie Schmidt Toronto Blue Jays Shortstop University of New Orleans
3 Jimmy Jones San Diego Padres Pitcher Thomas Jefferson High School (Dallas, TX)
4 Bryan Oelkers Minnesota Twins Pitcher Wichita State University
5 Dwight Gooden New York Mets Pitcher Hillsborough High School
6 Spike Owen Seattle Mariners Shortstop University of Texas
7 Sam Khalifa Pittsburgh Pirates Shortstop Sahuaro High School
8 Bob Kipper California Angels Pitcher Aurora Central Catholic High School
9 Duane Ward Atlanta Braves Pitcher Farmington High School
10 John Morris Kansas City Royals Outfield Seton Hall University
11 Steve Stanicek San Francisco Giants First Base Nebraska Cornhuskers
12 Mark Snyder Cleveland Indians Pitcher Bearden High School
13 John Russell Philadelphia Phillies Catcher University of Oklahoma
14 Ron Karkovice Chicago White Sox Catcher Boone High School
15 Steve Swain Houston Astros Outfield Grossmont High School
16 Sam Horn Boston Red Sox[Compensation 1] First Base Morse High School
17 Tony Woods Chicago Cubs[Compensation 2] Shortstop Whittier College
18 Rob Parkins Boston Red Sox Pitcher Cerritos High School
19 Franklin Stubbs Los Angeles Dodgers First Base Virginia Tech
20 Rich Monteleone Detroit Tigers Pitcher Tampa Catholic High School
21 Todd Worrell St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Biola University
22 Scott Jones Cincinnati Reds[Compensation 3] Pitcher Hinsdale South High School
23 Billy Hawley Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Brookland Cayce High School
24 Joe Kucharski Baltimore Orioles Pitcher University of South Carolina
25 Dale Sveum Milwaukee Brewers Shortstop Pinole Valley High School
26 Jeff Ledbetter Boston Red Sox[Compensation 4] First baseman Florida State University
27 Stan Boderick Chicago Cubs[Compensation 5] Outfield Robinson High School
28 Robert Jones Cincinnati Reds[Compensation 6] First baseman Proviso East HS (Maywood, IL)


Compensation Picks

  1. ^ Pick from Texas Rangers as compensation for signing of free agent Frank Tanana
  2. ^ Pick from Montreal Expos as compensation for signing of free agent Tim Blackwell
  3. ^ Pick from New York Yankees as compensation for signing of free agent Dave Collins
  4. ^ Pick from Oakland Athletics as compensation for signing of free agent Joe Rudi
  5. ^ Supplemental pick as compensation for signing of free agent Tim Blackwell
  6. ^ Supplemental pick as compensation for signing of free agent Dave Collins

Other notable players

† All-Star
‡ Hall of Famer

NBA/NCAA/NFL players drafted


  1. ^ "MLB First Round Draft Picks - 1982". Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  2. ^ "1st Round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft -".