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1983 Major League Baseball draft
General information
Date(s)June 1983
827 total selections
First selectionTim Belcher
Minnesota Twins
First round selections28
← 1982
1984 →

First round selections

= All-Star = Baseball Hall of Famer

The following are the first round picks in the 1983 Major League Baseball draft.[1][2]

Pick Player Team Position Hometown/School
1 Tim Belcher * Minnesota Twins RHP Mount Vernon Nazarene College
2 Kurt Stillwell Cincinnati Reds SS Thousand Oaks High School
3 Jeff Kunkel Texas Rangers SS Rider University
4 Eddie Williams New York Mets 3B Hoover High School
5 Stan Hilton Oakland Athletics RHP Baylor University
6 Jackie Davidson Chicago Cubs RHP Everman High School
7 Darrel Akerfelds Seattle Mariners RHP Mesa State College
8 Robbie Wine Houston Astros C Oklahoma State University
9 Matt Stark Toronto Blue Jays C Los Altos High School
10 Ray Hayward San Diego Padres LHP University of Oklahoma
11 Dave Clark Cleveland Indians OF Jackson State University
12 Ron DeLucchi Pittsburgh Pirates OF Campolindo High School
13 Joel Davis * Chicago White Sox[Compensation 1] RHP Sandalwood High School
14 Rich Stoll Montreal Expos RHP University of Michigan
15 Wayne Dotson Detroit Tigers RHP Estacado High School
16 Brian Holman * Montreal Expos[Compensation 2] RHP North High School
17 Terry Bell * Seattle Mariners[Compensation 3] C Old Dominion University
18 Erik Sonberg Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Wichita State University
19 Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox RHP University of Texas
20 Stan Jefferson * New York Mets[Compensation 4] OF Bethune-Cookman College
21 Gary Thurman Kansas City Royals OF North Central High School
22 Ricky Jordan Philadelphia Phillies 1B Grant High School
23 Mark Doran California Angels OF University of Wisconsin
24 Jim Lindeman St. Louis Cardinals 3B Bradley University
25 Wayne Wilson Baltimore Orioles RHP Redondo Beach High School
26 Dan Plesac Milwaukee Brewers LHP North Carolina State University
27 Calvin Schiraldi * New York Mets[Compensation 5] RHP University of Texas
28 Russ Morman * Chicago White Sox[Compensation 6] OF Wichita State University

* Did not sign

Compensation picks

  1. ^ Pick from Yankees as compensation for signing of free agent Steve Kemp
  2. ^ Pick from Giants compensation for signing of free agent Joel Youngblood
  3. ^ Pick from White Sox as compensation for signing of free agent Floyd Bannister
  4. ^ Pick from Braves as compensation for signing of free agent Pete Falcone
  5. ^ Supplemental pick as compensation for signing of free agent Pete Falcone
  6. ^ Supplemental pick as compensation for signing of free agent Bill Almon

Other notable players

† All-Star
‡ Hall of Famer

Football players drafted


  1. ^ "MLB First Round Draft Picks - 1983". Retrieved September 16, 2008.
  2. ^ "1st Round of the 1983 MLB June Amateur Draft".