A Biography in 1,000 Players No. 99 Dave Winfield (Number 11 Right Field)

Dave Winfield was a great all-around athlete. Dave Winfield was drafted in three sports. Winfield went to the University of Minnesota on a baseball scholarship but also played basketball. He was of course drafted in baseball. The Padres made him the fourth pick in the draft. The Padres made a wise choice of course. In basketball the ABA and NBA were fighting each other, and both had a draft. The Atlanta Hawks used the 79th pick, 5th round of the NBA draft to pick Winfield and the Utah Stars used the 58th pick, 6th round of the NBA draft to…

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