Canadians drafted in 1988

by on November 13, 2012


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* RHP Dave Wainhouse (Scarborough, Ont.) became the first-ever Canadian selected in the first round when the Montreal Expos chose him 19th over-all from the Washington State Huskies ….



10 Canadians drafted … in 1988

Round Club Position/Name Hometown College/University

1st (19th) Expos RHP Dave Wainhouse Scarborough, Ont. Washington State University

5th (135th) Tigers RHP Mike Lumley London, Ont. Eastern Michigan University

6th (158th) Cardinals LHP Rheal Cormier Cap Pele, N.B. Community College of Rhode Island

12th (307th) A’s RHP Jim Lawson Richmond, BC Huntington College

28th (718th) Phillies RHP Tim Dell Delta, BC Huntington College

32nd (836th) Jays C Greg O’Halloran Etobicoke, Ont. Orange Coast Junior College

33rd (842nd) Dodgers RHP Cameron Biberdorf Edwin, Man. Mayville State College

33rd (849th) Red Sox RHP Peter Hoy Cardinal, Ont. LeMoyne College

45th (1150th) White Sox 1B Todd Bargman Toronto, Ont. Oklahoma State University

49th (1233rd) Royals RHP Jason Bryans Windsor, Ont. Macomb Community College


By province: Ontario 6, BC 2, Manitoba 1, New Brunswick 1.

By team: A’s 1, Cardinals 1, Dodgers 1, Expos 1, Jays 1, Red Sox 1, Phillies 1, Royals 1, Tigers 1, White Sox 1.

(Only Canadians attending university south of the border were eligible for the draft from 1985-1990)

Bob Elliott
Bob Elliott is the founder of the Canadian Baseball Network. He is also a baseball columnist for the Toronto Sun and a frequent guest on The FAN-590. He was born in Kingston, Ont. If you want to know anything and everything to do with the Major Leagues, Minors or amateur ball in Canada - Bob is the man to talk ask.

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