1971 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1971 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974

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
197112222PiratesYCraig Reynolds (minors)SS13.11491446642.256.63620027.004.500HSRegan HS (Houston, TX)
197124622PiratesYDoug Bair (minors)RHP6.9584521.096.26958455433.631.37814YrBowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
197137022PiratesYRonald Knaub (minors)1B
197149523PiratesYMichael Scaglione (minors)RHPHSCardinal Mindszenty HS (Dunkirk, NY)
1971512023PiratesNSteven Gerlecz (minors)3BHSSedalia HS (Sedalia, MO)
1971614523PiratesYRaymond Lilley (minors)RHPHSTarboro HS (Tarboro, NC)
1971717023PiratesYGeorge Whileyman (minors)RHP4YrSam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX)
1971819523PiratesNR.B. Bell (minors)RHPHSSunny Hills HS (Fullerton, CA)
1971922023PiratesYRodney Davis (minors)RHPHSWhetstone HS (Columbus, OH)
19711024523PiratesNJames McKinney (minors)SSHSEnsley HS (Birmingham, AL)
19711126922PiratesYThomas Prazych (minors)RHPHSCentral HS (Scranton, PA)
19711229322PiratesYElliott Jones (minors)RHP4YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
19711331722PiratesYOscar Johnson (minors)LHPHSDos Palos HS (Dos Palos, CA)
19711434122PiratesNRichard Prior (minors)OFHSTrinity-Pawling Prep HS (Peabody, MA)
19711536522PiratesYLuther Anderson (minors)OFHSJefferson HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19711638922PiratesYPaul Bostic (minors)C4YrCarson-Newman College (Jefferson City, TN)
19711741322PiratesYBruce Westbrook (minors)RHPHSSoutheast HS (Bradenton, FL)
19711843722PiratesYRichard Bedard (minors)INF4YrAmherst College (Amherst, MA)
19711946122PiratesYTerry Collins (minors)SS4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
19712048421PiratesYJohn Darnell (minors)LHPHSR.L. Osborne HS (Marietta, GA)
19712150620PiratesYAllen Dukate (minors)RHP4YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
19712252820PiratesNRobert Lesslie (minors)RHPJCSt. Louis Community College, Meramec Campus (Kirkwood, MO)
19712355020PiratesNEdward Smith (minors)SS4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
19712457220PiratesYDanny Waelchli (minors)RHP4YrKutztown University of Pennsylvania (Kutztown, PA)
19712559319PiratesNDavid Naberezny (minors)SSHSOliver HS (Pittsburgh, PA)
19712661217PiratesYJohn Herrscher (minors)RHPHSCentral Catholic HS (Kingston, PA)
19712763016PiratesYCharles Flint (minors)RHPHSDanvers HS (Danvers, MA)
19712864614PiratesNHerman Maston (minors)2BHSWasco HS (Wasco, CA)
19712966113PiratesYRichard Thomas (minors)RHPHSNorth Hills HS (Pittsburgh, PA)
19713067613PiratesYJohn Caruso (minors)SS4YrRegis University (Denver, CO)
19713169113PiratesYJoseph Nagy (minors)OFJCKeystone College (LaPlume, PA)

Other Years: 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974

31 matching player(s). 3 played in the majors (9%). Total of 20.0 WAR, or 6.7 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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