1967 Amateur Draft

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1967 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 New York Yankees Ron Blomberg 1B Druid Hills High School (HS) Atlanta, GA
2 Chicago Cubs Terry Hughes SS Dorman High School (HS) Spartanburg, SC
3 Boston Red Sox Mike Garman RHP Caldwell (ID) High School (HS) Caldwell, ID
4 New York Mets Jon Matlack LHP Henderson High School (West Chester) (HS) West Chester, PA
5 Washington Senators John Jones C Loretto High School (HS) St. Joseph, TN
6 Houston Astros John Mayberry 1B Northwestern High School (Detroit) (HS) Detroit, MI
7 Kansas City Athletics Brien Bickerton LHP Santana High School (HS) Santee, CA
8 Cincinnati Reds Wayne Simpson RHP Centennial High School (Compton) (HS) Compton, CA
9 California Angels Mike Nunn C Ben L. Smith High School (HS) Greensboro, NC
10 St. Louis Cardinals Ted Simmons C Southfield High School (HS) Southfield, MI
11 Cleveland Indians Jack Heidemann SS Brenham High School (HS) Brenham, TX
12 Atlanta Braves Andrew Finlay OF Luther Burbank High School (Sacramento) (HS) Sacramento, CA
13 Chicago White Sox Dan Haynes 3B Headland High School (East Point) (HS) East Point, GA
14 Philadelphia Phillies Phil Meyer LHP Pius X High School (Downey) (HS) Downey, CA
15 Detroit Tigers Jim Foor LHP McCluer High School (HS) Ferguson, MO
16 Pittsburgh Pirates Joe Grigas OF Monsignor Coyle High School (HS) Brockton, MA
17 Minnesota Twins Steve Brye 3B-OF St. Elizabeth High School (Oakland) (HS) Oakland, CA
18 San Francisco Giants Dave Rader C South High School (Bakersfield) (HS) Bakersfield, CA
19 Baltimore Orioles Bobby Grich SS Wilson High School (Long Beach) (HS) Long Beach, CA
20 Los Angeles Dodgers Don Denbow 3B Southern Methodist University (Col.) Corsicana, TX

January 1967 amateur draft[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Chicago Cubs Alec Distaso RHP Woodrow Wilson High School (Los Angeles) (H.S.)
2 New York Yankees Michael Flanagan LHP Yakima Valley Junior College (Coll.) Did not sign
3 New York Mets Ken Singleton OF
4 Boston Red Sox Carlton Fisk C
5 Houston Astros Jack Van Vleck RHP Everett Community College (Coll.)

Other Notable Selections[edit]

Don Baylor, Vida Blue, Jerry Reuss (2nd round); Ralph Garr (3rd round); Dave Goltz (5th round); Rick Dempsey (15th round); Gary Lavelle (20th round); Dusty Baker (26th round); Bob Jones (36th round); Darrell Evans (secondary phase); Buck Martinez (2nd round, January); Dave LaRoche (secondary phase, January)

Other Sports Selections[edit]

Dave Elmendorf (8th round Atlanta Braves)