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Bryan Oelkers

Bryan Alois Oelkers

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 192 lb.

Debut: April 9, 1983
Drafted By: Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft
Pro Teams: Indians / Twins
Status: Retired

Born: March 11, 1961 in Zaragoza, Spain
High School: Pattonville HS (Maryland Heights, MO)
Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)

Bryan Alois Oelkers (born March 11, 1961 in Zaragoza, Spain) is a former a Major League Baseball pitcher. He attended Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri and college at Wichita State. He batted and threw left-handed. He was drafted in the first round (4th pick overall) by the Minnesota Twins, one spot ahead of Dwight Gooden. Oelkers played two years in the majors — 1983 with the Minnesota Twins and 1986 with the Cleveland Indians. In 45 career games, he had a 3–8 record. In 103.1 innings, he allowed 126 hits with an ERA of 6.01.

He is the first of four Major Leaguers from Spain in history, along with Al Cabrera, Al Pardo, and Danny Rios.