Name: Billy Simpson
High School: Lakewood HS (1976)
Position: Outfielder
Drafted: Drafted - Selected by Texas Rangers in 1st Round (12th overall) of 1976 amateur entry draft (June-Reg) First Round - June, Regular Phase Pick Team Player Position College/Hometown 1. Astros Floyd Bannister LHP Arizona State U 2. Tigers Pat Underwood LHP Kokomo, IN 3. Braves Ken Smith 3B Youngstown, OH 4. Brewers *Bill Bordley LHP Rolling Hills Estates, CA 5. Padres Bob Owchinko LHP Eastern Michigan U 6. Angels Ken Landreaux OF Arizona State U 7. Cubs Herm Segelke RHP South Sacramento, CA 8. White Sox Steve Trout LHP South Holland, IL 9. Expos Bob James RHP Sunland, CA 10. Twins *Jamie Allen 3B-RHP Yakima, WA 11. Giants Mark Kuecker SS Brenham, TX 12. Rangers Billy Simpson OF Lakewood, CA 13. Mets Tom Thurberg OF-RHP South Weymouth, MA 14. Indians Tim Glass C Springfield, OH 15. Cardinals Leon Durham 1B Cincinnati, OH 16. Yankees Pat Tabler OF Cincinnati, OH 17. Phillies Jeff Kraus SS Cincinnati, OH 18. Royals Ben Grzybek RHP Hialeah, FL 19. Dodgers Mike Scioscia C Morton, PA 20. Orioles Dallas Williams OF Brooklyn, NY 21. Pirates Jim Parke RHP Sterling Heights, MI 22. Red Sox Bruce Hurst LHP St. George, UT 23. Reds Mark King RHP Owensboro, KY 24. Athletics *Mike Sullivan RHP Woodbridge, VA

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