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|Year||Rnd||DT||FrRnd||RdPck||Tm||Name||Pos||WAR||G||AB||HR||BA||OPS||G||W||L||ERA||WHIP||SV||Type||Drafted Out of|
|1986||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Indians||Jeff Shaw (minors)||RHP||13.9||633||38||0||.079||.246||633||34||54||3.54||1.24||203||JC||Cuyahoga Community College (Cleveland, OH)|
|1985||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Giants||Rick Nelson (minors)||OF||JC||Orange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)|
|1984||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Mariners||Calvin Jones (minors)||RHP||0.9||65||0||0||65||5||7||4.33||1.47||2||JC||Chaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)|
|1983||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Reds||Ted Langdon (minors)||RHP||JC||Brevard Community College (Cocoa, FL)|
|1982||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Blue Jays||Kash Beauchamp (minors)||OF||JC||Bacone College (Muskogee, OK)|
|1981||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Cubs||James Rooney (minors)||LHP||JC||County College of Morris (Randolph, NJ)|
|1980||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Blue Jays||Colin McLaughlin (minors)||RHP||4Yr||University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)|
|1979||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Mets||Neal Heaton (minors)||LHP||8.6||388||187||0||.171||.384||382||80||96||4.37||1.40||10||HS||Sachem HS (Holtsville, NY)|
|1978||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Blue Jays||Mike Lebo (minors)||C|
|1977||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Expos||Kalvin Adams (minors)||C||JC||Central Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)|
|1976||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Tigers||Steve Kemp (minors)||OF||19.4||1168||4058||130||.278||.797||4Yr||University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1975||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Padres||Gene Richards (minors)||OF||18.6||1026||3549||26||.290||.739||4Yr||South Carolina State University (Orangeburg, SC)|
|1974||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Rangers||Roy Smalley (minors)||SS||27.8||1653||5657||163||.257||.740||4Yr||University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1973||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Phillies||Alan Bannister (minors)||SS||3.6||972||3007||19||.270||.689||4Yr||Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)|
|1972||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Indians||Eric Raich (minors)||RHP||-0.9||19||0||0||19||7||8||5.85||1.64||0||4Yr||University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1971||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Padres||Dave Hilton (minors)||3B||-1.9||161||506||6||.213||.564||JC||Southwest Texas Junior College (Uvalde, TX)|
|1970||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Indians||Chris Chambliss (minors)||1B||27.4||2175||7571||185||.279||.749||4Yr||University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1969||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Astros||Derrel Thomas (minors)||SS||6.6||1597||4677||43||.249||.649||HS||Susan Miller Dorsey HS (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1968||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Athletics||George Hendrick (minors)||OF||28.9||2048||7129||267||.278||.775||HS||Fremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1967||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Cubs||Alec Distaso (minors)||RHP||0.0||2||0||0||2||0||0||3.86||1.50||0||HS||Wilson HS (Los Angeles, CA)|
|1966||1||1rg||FrRnd||1||Athletics||Don Lohse (minors)||RHP||4Yr||Indiana University-Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)|
21 matching player(s). 13 played in the majors (61%). Total of 152.9 WAR, or 11.8 per major leaguer.
NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2015 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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Please let us know if you find what you believe is an error.
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.