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2nd Round of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1971 2nd / 1972 1st / 1972 2nd / 1972 3rd / 1973 2nd

Drafted Players

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1972225FrRnd1PadresYMike Allen (minors)RHPHSMarple Newtown HS (Newtown Square, PA)
1972226FrRnd2IndiansYBob Grossman (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Maryland (College Park, MD)
1972227FrRnd3PhilliesYTom Underwood (minors)LHP10.53801540.117.29937986873.891.4018HSKokomo HS (Kokomo, IN)
1972228FrRnd4RangersYRon Pruitt (minors)C-0.134179512.269.7054YrMichigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
1972229FrRnd5ExposYEllis Valentine (minors)C17.08943166123.278.773HSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
1972230FrRnd6BrewersYJerry Mantlo (minors)C4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1972231FrRnd7RedsNRandy Wallace (minors)3BHSEnglewood Senior HS (Jacksonville, FL)
1972232FrRnd8TwinsNClay Westlake (minors)CHSLoara HS (Anaheim, CA)
1972233FrRnd9AstrosYStan Floyd (minors)CHSGeorge Wythe HS (Richmond, VA)
1972234FrRnd10AngelsYBruce Bochte (minors)1B19.315385233100.282.7564YrSanta Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
1972235FrRnd11BravesYGeorge Lusic (minors)RHPHSSan Pedro HS (San Pedro, CA)
1972236FrRnd12White SoxYCleo Kilpatrick (minors)OFHSBooker T. Washington HS (Tulsa, OK)
1972237FrRnd13MetsYCraig Skoglund (minors)OFHSClairemont HS (San Diego, CA)
1972238FrRnd14YankeesYKen Clay (minors)RHP-1.21110011110244.681.503HSE. C. Glass HS (Lynchburg, VA)
1972239FrRnd15CubsYClifford Hall (minors)OFHSTamalpais HS (Mill Valley, CA)
1972240FrRnd16Red SoxYSteve Dillard (minors)SS-1.3438101313.243.6374YrUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
1972241FrRnd17DodgersYCleo Smith (minors)1BHSElls HS (Richmond, CA)
1972242FrRnd18RoyalsYDennis Leonard (minors)RHP26.3313003121441063.701.2614YrIona College (New Rochelle, NY)
1972243FrRnd19GiantsYBob Knepper (minors)LHP22.14498406.137.3744451461553.681.331HSCalistoga HS (Calistoga, CA)
1972244FrRnd20TigersYJohn Valle (minors)3BHSHoly Cross HS (Flushing, NY)
1972245FrRnd21CardinalsYGary Blackwell (minors)SSHSBen C. Rains HS (Mobile, AL)
1972246FrRnd22AthleticsNGarret Strong (minors)OFHSFontana HS (Fontana, CA)
1972247FrRnd23PiratesYJohn Candelaria (minors)LHP42.46035961.174.4566001771223.331.1829HSLaSalle Academy (Brooklyn, NY)
1972248FrRnd24OriolesYJohn O'Rear (minors)SSHSTarrant HS (Birmingham, AL)

24 matching player(s). 9 played in the majors (37%). Total of 135.0 WAR, or 15.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
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  • 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.