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1975 Detroit Tigers Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1974 / 1975 / 1976

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1975 1 3 3 Tigers Les Filkins (minors) OF HS Washington HS (Chicago, IL)
1975 2 27 3 Tigers John Murphy (minors) LHP HS St. Francis Prep HS (Brooklyn, NY)
1975 3 51 3 Tigers Bob Grandas (minors) SS HS Central HS (Flint, MI)
1975 4 75 3 Tigers Jason Thompson (minors) LHP 24.8 1418 4802 208 .261 .804 4Yr California State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
1975 5 99 3 Tigers Lou Whitaker (minors) 3B 74.9 2390 8570 244 .276 .789 HS Martinsville HS (Martinsville, VA)
1975 6 123 3 Tigers Jeffrey Reinke (minors) LHP 4Yr University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
1975 7 147 3 Tigers Dana McManus (minors) RHP 4Yr Chapman University (Orange, CA)
1975 8 171 3 Tigers Stephen Powers (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
1975 9 195 3 Tigers Andrew Lopez (minors) SS 4Yr University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1975 10 219 3 Tigers Vicente Diaz (minors) C HS Jackson HS (Miami, FL)
1975 11 243 3 Tigers Paul Vavruska (minors) RHP JC St. Johns River Community College (Palatka, FL)
1975 12 267 3 Tigers Charles Black (minors) SS HS Shawnee HS (Lima, OH)
1975 13 291 3 Tigers John Racanelli (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
1975 14 315 3 Tigers Steven Morrison (minors) 2B HS Farmington-Harrington HS (Farmington, MI)
1975 15 339 3 Tigers Donald Thomas (minors) RHP HS North Baltimore HS (North Baltimore, OH)
1975 16 363 3 Tigers Karl Boesch (minors) RHP JC Clackamas Community College (Oregon City, OR)
1975 17 387 3 Tigers Mike Bartell (minors) SS 4Yr Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
1975 18 411 3 Tigers John Phipps (minors) C HS Central HS (Flint, MI)
1975 19 435 3 Tigers Bruce Berenyi (minors) RHP 6.3 142 234 0 .197 .449 142 44 55 4.03 1.48 0 JC Glen Oaks Community College (Centreville, MI)
1975 20 458 3 Tigers Derek Carrier (minors) SS HS Science Hill HS (Johnson City, TN)
1975 21 481 3 Tigers Venoy Garrison (minors) C 4Yr University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1975 22 504 3 Tigers David Bowden (minors) SS 4Yr University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
1975 23 527 3 Tigers Julio Alonso (minors) LHP 4Yr Lamar University (Beaumont, TX)
1975 24 549 3 Tigers Wynn Sherman (minors) C 4Yr California Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
1975 25 570 3 Tigers Scott McLeod (minors) RHP HS Riverview HS (Riverview, MI)
1975 26 588 2 Tigers Dexter Redd (minors) OF HS Herbert Hoover HS (San Diego, CA)

26 matching player(s). 3 played in the majors (11%). Total of 106.0 WAR, or 35.3 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.