Canadians drafted in 1989

by on November 13, 2012

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* RHP Paul Quantrill (Port Hope, Ont.) was the top Canadian selected in 1989 from the University of Wisconsin Badgers ….

 

Seven Canadians drafted … in 1989

Round Club Position/Name Hometown College/University

6th (163rd) Red Sox RHP Paul Quantrill, Port Hope, Ont., University of Wisconsin

9th (240th) Dodgers RHP Barry Parisotto, Trail, BC, Gonzaga University

16th (422nd) Dodgers LHP Frank Humber, Corner Brook, Nfld., Wake Forest University

17th (449th) Red Sox 1B Colin Dixon, West Vancouver, BC, Southeastern Louisiana

18th (475) Twins OF Mike House, Victoria, BC, Hawaii Pacific University

 

22nd (560th) Phillies LHP Dave Ross, Vancouver, BC, Saddleback Community College

23rd (586th) Phillies RHP Mark Randall, Hamilton, Ont., Saddleback Community College

26th (678th) Pirates 1B Bill Holmes, Niagara Falls, Ont., Marietta College

 

By province: BC 4, Ontario 3, Newfoundland 1.

By team: Dodgers 2, Phillies 2, Pirates 1, Red Sox 2, Twins 1.

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

Bob Elliott
Bob Elliott is a baseball columnist for the Toronto Sun, Sun Media 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, Minor Leagues or amateur baseball in Canada - Bob is the man to talk to.

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