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5th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1967 5th / 1968 4th / 1968 5th / 1968 6th / 1969 5th

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1968585FrRnd1MetsBurt Hooton (minors)RHP35.94817484.123.3364801511363.381.247HSKing HS (Corpus Christi, TX)
1968586FrRnd2AthleticsWilliam Lucas (minors)3BHSWestfield HS (Westfield, MA)
1968587FrRnd3AstrosLarry Yount (minors)RHP0.01001000HSTaft HS (Woodland Hills, CA)
1968588FrRnd4YankeesGeorge Zeber (minors)SS0.328713.296.840HSLoara HS (Anaheim, CA)
1968589FrRnd5DodgersTom Paciorek (minors)OF7.61392412186.282.7414YrUniversity of Houston (Houston, TX)
1968590FrRnd6IndiansLarry Shaw (minors)OFHSMatawan HS (Matawan, NJ)
1968591FrRnd7BravesRoger Reid (minors)SS4YrWeber State College (Ogden, UT)
1968592FrRnd8SenatorsJeff Terpko (minors)RHP1.34810.000.00048343.141.540HSSayre HS (Sayre, PA)
1968593FrRnd9PiratesWayne Garland (minors)RHP7.71900019055663.891.366HSCohn HS (Nashville, TN)
1968594FrRnd10OriolesRon Dunn (minors)2B-0.4551123.241.752HSHoover HS (Fresno, CA)
1968595FrRnd11PhilliesAllen Bowers (minors)OFHSMount Vernon HS (Alexandria, VA)
1968596FrRnd12AngelsDennis Wallin (minors)CHSRio Americano HS (Sacramento, CA)
1968597FrRnd13RedsEdward Upstone (minors)RHPHSWalther Lutheran HS (Melrose Park, IL)
1968598FrRnd14White SoxThomas Wittum (minors)3BHSRound Lake HS (Round Lake, IL)
19685100FrRnd16TwinsHarvey Winn (minors)2BHSLoara HS (Anaheim, CA)
19685101FrRnd17GiantsKerry Horn (minors)OFHSFairfield HS (Fairfield, AL)
19685102FrRnd18TigersThomas Miller (minors)OFHSReading HS (Reading, PA)
19685103FrRnd19CardinalsDavid Sagasar (minors)LHPHSTaft HS (Woodland Hills, CA)
19685104FrRnd20Red SoxManuel Crespo (minors)SSHSMiami Senior HS (Miami, FL)
19685105FrRnd21NationalsFrank Ward (minors)RHPJCSouthern Polytechnic State University (Marietta, GA)
19685106FrRnd22BrewersGreg Brosterhous (minors)SSHSKlamath Union HS (Klamath Falls, OR)
19685107FrRnd23PadresJohn Preston (minors)RHPHSSweetwater HS (National City, CA)
19685108FrRnd24RoyalsJohn Nelson (minors)OFHSDuarte HS (Duarte, CA)

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

23 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (30%). Total of 52.4 WAR, or 7.5 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2014 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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.