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1989 Major League Baseball draft

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1989 Major League Baseball draft

1989 MLB Draft
General information
First selection Ben McDonald
Baltimore Orioles
First round selections 30
Overall selections 1490[1]
MLB Draft
 < 1988 1990 > 

First round selections

The following are the first round picks in the 1989 Major League Baseball draft.

= All-Star = Baseball Hall of Famer
Pick Player Team Position School
1 Ben McDonald Baltimore Orioles RHP Louisiana State University
2 Tyler Houston Atlanta Braves C Valley HS (Las Vegas, NV)
3 Roger Salkeld Seattle Mariners RHP Saugus (CA) HS
4 Jeff Jackson Philadelphia Phillies OF Simeon HS (Chicago, IL)
5 Donald Harris Texas Rangers OF Texas Tech University
6 Paul Coleman Saint Louis Cardinals OF Frankston (TX) HS
7 Frank Thomas Chicago White Sox 1B Auburn University
8 Earl Cunningham Chicago Cubs OF Lancaster (SC) HS
9 Kyle Abbott California Angels LHP Long Beach State University
10 Charles Johnson Montreal Expos C Westwood HS (Fort Pierce, FL)
11 Calvin Murray Cleveland Indians 3B W.T. White High School (Dallas, TX)
12 Jeff Juden Houston Astros RHP Salem (MA) HS
13 Brent Mayne Kansas City Royals C Cal State Fullerton
14 Steve Hosey San Francisco Giants OF Fresno State University
15 Kiki Jones Los Angeles Dodgers RHP Hillsborough HS (Tampa, FL)
16 Greg Blosser Boston Red Sox OF Sarasota (FL) HS
17 Cal Eldred Milwaukee Brewers RHP University of Iowa
18 Willie Greene Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jones County HS (Gray, GA)
19 Eddie Zosky Toronto Blue Jays SS Fresno State University
20 Scott Bryant Cincinnati Reds OF University of Texas
21 Greg Gohr Detroit Tigers RHP Santa Clara University
22 Tom Goodwin Los Angeles Dodgers OF Fresno State University
23 Mo Vaughn Boston Red Sox 1B Seton Hall University
24 Alan Zinter New York Mets C University of Arizona
25 Chuck Knoblauch Minnesota Twins 2B Texas A&M University
26 Scott Burrell Seattle Mariners RHP Hamden (CT) HS

Supplemental first round selections

Pick Player Team Position School
27 Todd Jones Houston Astros RHP Jacksonville State University
28 Jamie McAndrew Los Angeles Dodgers RHP University of Florida
29 Kevin Morton Boston Red Sox LHP Seton Hall University
30 Gordon Powell Milwaukee Brewers 3B Hughes HS (Cincinnati, OH)

Other notable players

NFL players drafted


  1. ^ "1989 MLB Draft History". Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Draft Database

External links

  • Complete 1989 draft list from
Preceded by
Andy Benes
1st Overall Picks
Ben McDonald
Succeeded by
Chipper Jones
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