Peninsula Oilers in the Major Leagues

FORMER OILER / MAJOR LEAGUE FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICKS
1977
Rick Luecken - RHP - San Francisco Giants (18th pick) Oilers -1980,81

 

Danny Garcia
Danny Garcia
NY Mets

1977
Atlee Hammaker - LHP - Kansas City Royals (21st pick) Oilers - 1978
1977
Rick Leach - OF - Detroit Tigers (13th pick) Oilers - 1977
1981
Terry Blocker - OF - New York Mets (4th pick) Oilers - 1980
1983
Jeff Kunkel - SS - Texas Rangers (3rd pick) Oilers - 1982,83
1987
Bill Spiers - SS - Milwaukee Brewers (13th pick) Oilers - 1986
1988
Stan Royer - 3B - Oakland Athletics (16th pick) Oilers - 1987
1989
Cal Eldred   - RHP - Milwaukee Brewers (17th pick) Oilers - 1988
1990
Lance Dickson - LHP - Chicago Cubs (23rd pick) Oilers - 1988
1994
Russ Johnson - SS - Houston Astros (30th pick) Oilers - 1992
1995
Mark Redman - LHP - Minnesota Twins (13th pick) Oilers - 1993
1996
Braden Looper - RHP - St. Louis Cardinals (3rd pick) Oilers - 1994
1996
Chad Green - OF - Mikwaukee Brewers (8th pick) Oilers - 1994
1997
J.D. Drew - OF - Philadelphia Phillies (2nd pick) Oilers - 1995
1998
J.D. Drew - OF - St. Louis Cardinals (5th pick) Oilers - 1995
1999

Ben Christensen - RHP - Chicago Cubs (26th pick) Oilers - 1998

2001

Kenny Baugh - RHP - Detroit Tigers (11th pick) Oilers - 1998

2001

Jon Skaggs - RHP - New York Yankees (42nd pick) Oilers - 1999

FORMER OILER / ALL-STAR GAME APPEARANCES
1980
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78

 

John Olerud
John Olerud
Seattle Mariners

Jeff Cirillo
Jeff Cirillo
Seattle Mariners

1981
Ron Davis - Pitcher - New York Yankees - Oilers 1975
1981
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78
1983
Atlee Hammaker - Pitcher - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1978
1983
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78
1984
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78
1985
Jimmy Key - Pitcher  - Toronto Blue Jays  - Oilers 1981
1985
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78
1988
Tim Laudner - Catcher - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1978
1988
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78
1988
Frank Viola - Pitcher - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
1990
Neal Heaton - Pitcher - Pittsburgh Pirates - Oilers 1979
1990
Dave Stieb - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977,78
1990
Bobby Thigpen - Pitcher - Chicago White Sox - Oilers 1984
1990
Frank Viola - Pitcher - New York Mets - Oilers 1980
1991
Jimmy Key - Pitcher  - Toronto Blue Jays  - Oilers 1981
1991
Frank Viola - Pitcher - New York Mets - Oilers 1980
1992
Bob Tewskbury - Pitcher - St. Louis Cardinals - Oilers 1980
1993
Jimmy Key - Pitcher  - Toronto Blue Jays  - Oilers 1981
1993
John Olerud- First Base - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1988

1994

Jimmy Key - Pitcher  - Toronto Blue Jays  - Oilers 1981
1997
Jeff Cirillo - Milwaukee Brewers - Oilers 1989
2000
Jeff Cirillo - Colorado Rockies - Oilers 1989
2001
Rich Aurilia - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1990
2001
John Olerud - Seattle Mariners - Oilers 1988
FORMER OILER / WORLD SERIES APPEARANCES
1981
Ron Davis - Pitcher - New York Yankees - Oilers 1975
1985
Pat Sheridan - Outfield - Kansas City Royals - Oilers 1978
1985
Rick Horton - Pitcher - St. Louis Cardinals - Oilers 1979
1987
Tim Laudner - Catcher - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1978
1987
Frank Viola - Pitcher - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
1987
Dan Schatzeder - Pitcher - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1975
1989
Pat Sheridan - Outfield - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1978
1989
Atlee Hammaker - Pitcher - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1978
1991
Jeff Treadway - Second Base - St. Louis Cardinals - Oilers 1982
1992
Jimmy Key - Pitcher - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1981
1992
John Olerud - First Base - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1988
1992
Jeff Treadway - Pinch Hitter - Atlanta Braves - Oilers 1982
1993
John Olerud - First Base - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1988
1993
Bobby Thigpen - Pitcher - Philadelphia Phillies - Oilers 1984
1996
Jimmy Key - Pitcher - New York Yankees - Oilers 1981
1997
Dennis Cook - Pitcher - Florida Marlins - Oilers 1983,84
2000
Dennis Cook - Pitcher - New York Mets - Oilers 1983,84
FORMER OILER / MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AWARDS
CY Young Award - Awarded to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball by the Baseball Writers Association of America 1988 - Frank Viola - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
Hutch Award - Awarded in honor of the late Fred Hutchinson to the Major League player that best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire of Fred "Hutch" Hutchinson 1993 - John Olerud - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1988
Players Choice Award - Voted on by every member of the Major League Player Association 1994 - Most Outstanding American League Pitcher -Jimmy Key - New York Yankees -  Oilers 1981
Rolaids Relief Man 1990 - 57 Saves (Major League Record) - Bobby Thigpen - Chicago White Sox - Oilers 1984
National League Silver Slugger Award - Awarded by Hillerich & Bradsby, the maker of Louisville Slugger baseball bats to honor the best offensive player at each position. 2001 - Shortstop - Rich Aurilia - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1990
Rawlings Gold Glove Award - Honoring the best defensive player at each position in each league. 1995 - American League First-Base - JT Snow - California Angels - Oilers 1987
1996 - American League First-Base - JT Snow - California Angels - Oilers 1987
note:
JT Snow is the first ever to win the first-base award in each league
1997 - National League First-Base - JT Snow - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1987
1998 - National League First-Base - JT Snow - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1987
  1999 - National League First-Base - JT Snow - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1987
2000 - National League First-Base - JT Snow - San Francisco Giants - Oilers 1987
2000 - American League First-Base - John Olerud - Seattle Mariners - Oilers 1988
2001 - American League First-Base - Doug Mientkiewicz - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1993
Worlds Series Most Valuable Player - Sport Magazine Award 1987 - Frank Viola - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
World Series MVP - Babe Ruth Award 1987 - Frank Viola - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
Sporting News American League Fireman of the Year 1990 Bobby Thigpen - Chicago White Sox - Oilers 1984
Sporting News American League Pitcher of the Year 1982 - Dave Stieb - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1977/78
1987 - Jimmy Key - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1981
  1988 - Frank Viola - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
1994 - Jimmy Key - New York Yankees - Oilers 1981
Sporting News American League Rookie Pitcher of the Year 1992 - Cal Eldred - Milwaukee Brewers  - Oilers 1988
Associated Press All-Star Award/Squad 1984 - Left-Handed Pitcher - Frank Viola - Minnesota Twins  - Oilers 1980
1987 - Left-Handed Pitcher - Jimmy Key - Toronto Blue Jays - Oilers 1981
 
1988 - Left-Handed Pitcher - Frank Viola - Minnesota Twins - Oilers 1980
1990 - Left-Handed Pitcher - Frank Viola - New York Mets - Oilers 1980
1990 - Relief Pitcher - Bobby Thigpen - Chicago White Sox - Oilers 1984
1994 - Left-Handed Pitcher - Jimmy Key - New York Yankees - Oilers 1981