On June 4 1984 — The New York Mets select 17-year-old Shawn Abner with the first pick in the annual June free-agent draft. Thirteen members of the U.S. Olympic team are drafted in the first round‚ including Mark McGwire by the A’s with the 10th pick.

 


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Baseball Reference June 4

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National Pastime June 4

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