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1974 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1973 / 1974 / 1975

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197411515AstrosKevin Drake (minors)OFHSCabrillo HS (Lompoc, CA)
197423915AstrosJeff Smith (minors)SSHSHoggard HS (Wilmington, NC)
197436315AstrosAlan Knicely (minors)RHP-1.422852112.213.618HSAshby HS (Bridgewater, VA)
197448715AstrosFay Thompson (minors)1BHSVallejo HS (Vallejo, CA)
1974511115AstrosDavid Buckley (minors)LHPJCBellevue Community College (Bellevue, WA)
1974613515AstrosKen LaHonta (minors)OFHSSerra HS (San Mateo, CA)
1974715915AstrosDon Kainer (minors)RHP0.54004001.831.580HSMilby HS (Houston, TX)
1974818315AstrosRichard Haynes (minors)INF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
1974920715AstrosThomas Twellman (minors)INF4YrSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville (Edwardsville, IL)
19741023115AstrosGregory Jurgenson (minors)LHP4YrOregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
19741125515AstrosGaylon Austin (minors)LHPHSKlein HS (Klein, TX)
19741227915AstrosLarry Matula (minors)RHPJCTemple College (Temple, TX)
19741330315AstrosTony Johnson (minors)OF-1.172993.232.670HSNorthside HS (Memphis, TN)
19741432715AstrosMickey Hatcher (minors)OF3.01130337738.280.6901009.003.000HSMesa HS (Mesa, AZ)
19741535115AstrosThomas Rima (minors)OF4YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
19741637515AstrosMichael Hasley (minors)LHPJCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)

16 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (25%). Total of 1.0 WAR, or 0.2 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.