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1966 Amateur Draft

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Top selection Steve Chilcott is one of only two first overall picks not to make the majors (Brien Taylor is the other). The player chosen immediately after Chilcott was future Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson.

In the 10th Round, the New York Yankees selected future NFL star Ken Stabler.

[edit] 1966 First Round Picks

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 New York Mets Steve Chilcott C Antelope Valley High School (HS) Lancaster, CA
2 Kansas City Athletics Reggie Jackson OF Arizona State University (Col.) Wyncote, PA
3 Houston Astros Wayne Twitchell RHP Wilson High School (Portland) (HS) Portland, OR
4 Boston Red Sox Ken Brett LHP El Segundo High School (HS) El Segundo, CA
5 Chicago Cubs Dean Burk RHP Highland High School (HS) Highland, IL
6 Washington Senators Tom Grieve OF Pittsfield (MA) High School (HS) Pittsfield, MA
7 St. Louis Cardinals Leron Lee OF Grant Union High School (Sacramento) (HS) Sacramento, CA
8 California Angels Jim DeNeff SS Indiana University (Col.) [[]]
9 Philadelphia Phillies Mike Biko RHP Samuell High School (HS) Dallas, TX
10 New York Yankees Jim Lyttle OF Florida State University (Col.) Hamilton, OH
11 Atlanta Braves Al Santorini RHP Union (NJ) High School (HS) Union, NJ
12 Cleveland Indians John Curtis LHP Smithtown High School (HS) Smithtown, NY Did not sign
13 Cincinnati Reds Gary Nolan RHP Oroville High School (HS) Oroville, CA
14 Detroit Tigers Rick Konik 1B St. Andrews High School (HS) Detroit, MI Did not sign
15 Pittsburgh Pirates Richie Hebner SS Norwood (MA) High School (HS) Norwood, MA
16 Baltimore Orioles Ted Parks SS University of California (Col.) [[]]
17 San Francisco Giants Bob Reynolds RHP Ingraham High School (HS) Seattle, WA
18 Chicago White Sox Carlos May OF Parker High School (Birmingham) (HS) Birmingham, AL
19 Los Angeles Dodgers Larry Hutton RHP Greenfield High School (HS) Greenfield, IN
20 Minnesota Twins Bob Jones 3B Dawson County High School (HS) or Dawson High School (HS) Dawsonville, GA or Dawson, GA

[edit] Other Notable Selections

Steve Garvey (3rd round-did not sign); Charlie Hough (8th round); Bill Russell (9th round)

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