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1968 Detroit Tigers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1967 / 1968 / 1969

Drafted Players

Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
196811818TigersMurray Robinson (minors)OFHSThomas Dale HS (Chester, VA)
196823818TigersBob Molinaro (minors)OF0.940180314.264.699HSEssex-Catholic HS (Newark, NJ)
196835818TigersRaymond Blosse (minors)RHP4YrHigh Point University (High Point, NC)
196847818TigersThomas Castellar (minors)RHPHSJohn F. Kennedy HS (Taylor, MI)
1968510218TigersThomas Miller (minors)OFHSReading HS (Reading, PA)
1968612618TigersFrank Fisher (minors)RHPHSWayne Memorial HS (Wayne, MI)
1968715018TigersDaryl Busen (minors)RHPHSFordson HS (Dearborn, MI)
1968817418TigersRoss Grimsley (minors)LHP5.43463530.127.283345124993.811.313HSFrayser HS (Memphis, TN)
1968919818TigersHank Hyde (minors)LHPHSLoyola Academy (Wilmette, IL)
19681022218TigersMarv Lane (minors)OF-0.1901793.207.609HSPershing HS (Detroit, MI)
19681124618TigersMark Grove (minors)OFHSAnchor Bay HS (New Baltimore, MD)
19681227018TigersTerry Rutledge (minors)3BHSMcLain HS (Tulsa, OK)
19681329418TigersHoward Johnson (minors)SS4YrMilton College (Milton, WI)
19681431818TigersRobert Cole (minors)1BHSPortsmouth West HS (West Portsmouth, OH)
19681534218TigersRex Campbell (minors)CHSBeaver Local HS (East Liverpool, OH)
19681636618TigersSpencer Horn (minors)SSHSFort Cobb HS (Fort Cobb, OK)
19681739018TigersRobert LaFrance (minors)CHSNatick HS (Natick, MA)
19681841418TigersBob Strampe (minors)RHP-0.370070011.572.790HSJanesville HS (Janesville, WI)
19681943818TigersMatthew Rockwood (minors)OFJCGrand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI)
19682046118TigersBarry Perteler (minors)RHPHSSwartz Creek HS (Gaines, MI)
19682148318TigersAnthony Amendola (minors)RHPHSAviation Tech HS (New York, NY)
19682250518TigersMichael Crim (minors)RHPHSHickman HS (Columbia, MO)
19682352718TigersDon Leshnock (minors)LHP0.01001000.002.0004YrYoungstown State University (Youngstown, OH)
19682454918TigersBilly Puryear (minors)RHPHSHighland Park HS (Highland Park, MI)
19682557118TigersEdward Laborio (minors)RHPHSCranston HS (Cranston, RI)
19682659318TigersJohn Bevil (minors)LHP4YrBaylor University (Waco, TX)
19682761518TigersDonald Murphy (minors)CHSSt. Mary's HS (Sacramento, CA)
19682863718TigersJohn Zbercot (minors)CHSSouth Lake HS (St. Clair Shores, MI)
19682965918TigersLary Lohse (minors)LHPHSSeaman HS (Seaman, OH)
19683068118TigersTerry Greene (minors)INFHSRepublic HS (Republic, MO)
19683170217TigersRichard Foulk (minors)LHPHSSouth HS (Torrance, CA)
19683272014TigersWayne Hamilton (minors)INFHSAirport HS (New Boston, MI)
19683373713TigersStephen Cushmore (minors)LHP4YrPrinceton University (Princeton, NJ)
19683475313TigersKeith Kasparovitch (minors)LHPHSPunahou HS (Honolulu, HI)
19683576812TigersJohn Cabral (minors)LHPHSKaimuki HS (Honolulu, HI)
19683678312TigersDennis Primeau (minors)INFHSNorthville HS (Northville, MI)
19683779711TigersMark Pratt (minors)RHPHSMonroe HS (Monroe, MI)
1968388089TigersMichael Longstreth (minors)SSHSHarding HS (Oklahoma City, OK)
1968398188TigersThomas Breving (minors)OF4YrXavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
1968408277TigersArthur Grassing (minors)RHPHSBourne HS (Flushing, NY)
1968418367TigersAlfred LiVecchi (minors)RHPHSLane HS (Queens Village, NY)
1968428457TigersShaun Howitt (minors)1BHSCentral HS (Battle Creek, MI)
1968438547TigersRobert Hileman (minors)RHPHSStaunton Military Academy (Staunton, VA)
1968448626TigersJoseph Pellechi (minors)INF4YrFordham University (New York, NY)
1968458684TigersJoseph Martin (minors)RHPHSShippensburg Area HS (Shippensburg, PA)

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

45 matching player(s). 5 played in the majors (11%). Total of 5.9 WAR, or 1.2 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.