1965 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1965 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1965 / 1966 / 1967 / 1968

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1965199TwinsNEddie Leon (minors)SS-1.1601186224.236.6094YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19652299TwinsNDel Unser (minors)OF16.81799521587.258.6774YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
19653499TwinsNJohn Dow (minors)OFHSBemidji HS (Bemidji, MN)
196547414TwinsYGraig Nettles (minors)3B68.027008986390.248.7504YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
196559414TwinsYNeil McPhee (minors)SS4YrNortheastern University (Boston, MA)
1965611414TwinsYTerry Graham (minors)1BHSCarson City HS (Carson City, NV)
1965713414TwinsYMickey Johnston (minors)CHSDrewry Mason HS (Ridgeway, VA)
19658143TwinsYRon Keller (minors)RHP0.11120.000.0009013.381.4104YrIndiana University-Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
19659147TwinsNWilliam Drummond (minors)RHP4YrBuena Vista University (Storm Lake, IA)
196510150TwinsYJon Johnson (minors)CHSAmericus HS (Americus, GA)
196511152TwinsYJohn Healy (minors)RHPHSLane Tech (Chicago, IL)
196512156TwinsNThomas Burgess (minors)RHPJCPhoenix College (Phoenix, AZ)
196513203TwinsNJohn Palmer (minors)LHPHSCretin HS (St. Paul, MN)
196514206TwinsNWilliam Holt (minors)LHPHSCampbell HS (Brookneal, VA)
196515210TwinsNPaul Coleman (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
196516212TwinsNJohn Herbst (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
196517216TwinsYAl Nordberg (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA)
196518263TwinsNJim Vopicka (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
196519266TwinsNFred Mazurek (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
196520270TwinsNRonald Van Dyke (minors)RHPHSHilltop HS (Chula Vista, CA)
196521272TwinsYLouis Smith (minors)3B4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
196522276TwinsYGary Finch (minors)LHPHSMemorial HS (Eau Claire, WI)
196523323TwinsNStump Merrill (minors)C4YrUniversity of Maine at Orono (Orono, ME)
196524326TwinsYJoseph Racer (minors)CHSMadison HS (Aroda, VA)
196525330TwinsNStephen Waters (minors)C4YrWhittier College (Whittier, CA)
196526332TwinsYJames Mack (minors)LHPHSCicero HS (Cicero, IL)
196527336TwinsNRandy Humphrey (minors)LHPHSCarson HS (Carson, CA)
196528383TwinsYBill Ferrell (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
196529386TwinsNSteve Kokor (minors)RHPHSAlta Loma HS (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
196529386TwinsNSteve Kokor (minors)RHPHSAlta Loma HS (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
196530390TwinsYAlvin Hazewinkel (minors)RHPHSEau Claire HS (Columbia, SC)
196531392TwinsYPaul Mankowski (minors)2BHSBuffalo HS (Buffalo, NY)
196532396TwinsYJoseph Romary (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)
196533441TwinsYWalter Harrison (minors)RHPHSMale HS (Louisville, KY)
196534443TwinsYCraig MacKay (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
196535447TwinsNJohn Tartera (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
196536449TwinsNJoseph Braithwaite (minors)1BHSAtlantic City HS (Atlantic City, NJ)
196537452TwinsYWilliam Gray (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
196538493TwinsNFrank Brosseau (minors)RHP0.13003004.911.3604YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
196539495TwinsYRobert Purkhiser (minors)RHP4YrPurdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
196540499TwinsYConrad Bradison (minors)SSHSMemorial HS (Eau Claire, WI)
196541501TwinsYDouglas Dobrei (minors)1B4YrMichigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
196542504TwinsYJames Duffy (minors)OFHSWestmont HS (Westmont, IL)
196543545TwinsYJerome Cawley (minors)3B4YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
196544547TwinsYBob Gebhard (minors)RHP-1.3310031135.932.0014YrUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
196545551TwinsNWalter Manuel (minors)SS4YrLafayette College (Easton, PA)
196546553TwinsYGerald Gleisner (minors)RHPHSCathedral HS (New Ulm, MN)
196547556TwinsNGary Bodak (minors)OFHSSayreville HS (Sayreville, NJ)
196548594TwinsYLuis Lagunas (minors)2B4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
196549596TwinsNFrederick Manning (minors)2B4YrCollege of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)
196550599TwinsYLarry Deaton (minors)RHPHSEdgewater HS (Orlando, FL)
196551601TwinsYAubrey Clore (minors)RHPHSMadison HS (Aroda, VA)
196552604TwinsYBob Rommes (minors)RHPHSMabel HS (Mabel, MN)

Other Years: 1965 / 1966 / 1967 / 1968

52 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (13%). Total of 82.6 WAR, or 11.8 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.

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