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16th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1967 16th / 1968 15th / 1968 16th / 1968 17th / 1969 16th

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
196816349FrRnd1MetsJohn Gurganus (minors)RHPHSWestwood HS (Austin, TX)
196816350FrRnd2AthleticsSteven Wilmet (minors)LHPHSSt. Norbert HS (De Pere, WI)
196816351FrRnd3AstrosCurtis Boans (minors)OFHSDunedin HS (Dunedin, FL)
196816352FrRnd4YankeesRonnie Saunders (minors)1BHSBurt HS (Clarksville, TN)
196816353FrRnd5DodgersArtie Brown (minors)RHP4YrNew York University (New York, NY)
196816354FrRnd6IndiansSteve Stone (minors)RHP17.63402190.100.257320107933.971.3514YrKent State University (Kent, OH)
196816355FrRnd7BravesRichard Perry (minors)LHPHSWilliam Chrisman HS (Independence, MO)
196816356FrRnd8SenatorsDarrel Hetzler (minors)1BHSXenia HS (Xenia, OH)
196816357FrRnd9PiratesRichard Hurt (minors)RHPHSLihon HS (Nashville, TN)
196816358FrRnd10OriolesJohnny Spriggs (minors)1BHSLuling HS (Luling, TX)
196816359FrRnd11PhilliesHarry Rogers (minors)OFHSCurwensville HS (Curwensville, PA)
196816360FrRnd12AngelsJames Malloney (minors)RHPHSSacred Heart Academy HS (Cumberland, RI)
196816361FrRnd13RedsRobert Welsh (minors)SSHSCathedral HS (Trenton, NJ)
196816362FrRnd14White SoxStan Perzanowski (minors)RHP-1.03720.000.000375115.111.542HSMorton HS (Hammond, IN)
196816363FrRnd15CubsOscar Gamble (minors)OF23.015844502200.265.811
196816364FrRnd16TwinsThomas Fast (minors)RHPHSBrighton HS (Brighton, CO)
196816365FrRnd17GiantsKen Cornell (minors)3BHSRoosevelt HS (Wyandotte, MI)
196816366FrRnd18TigersSpencer Horn (minors)SSHSFort Cobb HS (Fort Cobb, OK)
196816367FrRnd19CardinalsMike Douglas (minors)1BHSDominguez HS (Compton, CA)
196816368FrRnd20Red SoxBill Brown (minors)INF4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
196816369FrRnd21NationalsRichard Turner (minors)RHPHSEau Gallie HS (Melbourne, FL)
196816370FrRnd22BrewersRoger Sizoo (minors)CJCCitrus College (Glendora, CA)
196816371FrRnd23PadresIgnacio Bracamontes (minors)LHPHSSweetwater HS (National City, CA)
196816372FrRnd24RoyalsDane Iorg (minors)SS0.5743164714.276.69520012.002.000HSArcata HS (Arcata, CA)

Montreal Expos, Seattle Pilots (Brewers), Royals, and Padres did not receive picks in the first three rounds of the draft.

24 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (16%). Total of 40.1 WAR, or 10.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft
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    The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.