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1968 Atlanta Braves Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years: 1965 / 1966 / 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmSignedNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1968177BravesYCurtis Moore (minors)OFHSDenison HS (Denison, TX)
19682277BravesYDanny Landis (minors)RHPHSFranklin Heights HS (Columbus, OH)
19683477BravesYClint Compton (minors)LHP-0.11001009.002.000HSLee HS (Montgomery, AL)
19684677BravesYMike McQueen (minors)LHP0.373630.206.473735114.661.483HSSpring Branch HS (Houston, TX)
19685917BravesYRoger Reid (minors)SS4YrWeber State College (Ogden, UT)
196861157BravesYJohn Burns (minors)C4YrEastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)
196871397BravesYLee Grotelueschen (minors)SSHSLincoln Southeast HS (Lincoln, NE)
196881637BravesNCecil Johnson (minors)3BHSSusan Miller Dorsey HS (Los Angeles, CA)
196891877BravesNJames Shebesta (minors)LHPHSPaschal HS (Fort Worth, TX)
1968102117BravesNMike Beard (minors)LHP1.274100.100.28274423.741.471
1968112357BravesYJohn Fuller (minors)1B0.1330.333.667HSLynwood HS (Lynwood, CA)
1968122597BravesYJohnny Brown (minors)3BHSNorth Jefferson HS (Warrior, AL)
1968132837BravesNSylvan Rothschild (minors)SSHSCoronado HS (El Paso, TX)
1968143077BravesNDavid Thornton (minors)OFHSGrant Union HS (Sacramento, CA)
1968153317BravesYGrady Little (minors)CHSGaringer HS (Charlotte, NC)
1968163557BravesNRichard Perry (minors)LHPHSWilliam Chrisman HS (Independence, MO)
1968173797BravesYCalvin Kelly (minors)SSHSRichmond HS (Richmond, CA)
1968184037BravesYCharles Townson (minors)SSHSWaxahachie HS (Waxahachie, TX)
1968194277BravesYRobin Ostebo (minors)LHPHSJohnson HS (St. Paul, MN)
1968204507BravesNDanny Heck (minors)SSHSLeuzinger HS (Hawthorne, CA)
1968214727BravesNMose Adolph (minors)OFHSManual Arts HS (Los Angeles, CA)
1968224947BravesYRichard Sandate (minors)LHPHSWest Oso HS (Corpus Christi, TX)
1968235167BravesYRonald Taylor (minors)RHPHSBonneville HS (Ogden, UT)
1968245387BravesYWilliam McEntire (minors)LHPHSAlpine HS (Alpine, TX)
1968255607BravesNJohn Conover (minors)RHPHSSanta Ana Valley HS (Santa Ana, CA)
1968265827BravesYTerry Muck (minors)2B4YrBethel University and Seminary (St. Paul, MN)
1968276047BravesNGary Robson (minors)RHPHSJohn Burroughs HS (Burbank, CA)
1968286267BravesNRichard Law (minors)LHP
1968296487BravesNFrank Saenz (minors)RHPHSLos Angeles HS (Los Angeles, CA)
1968306707BravesYHarold Burke (minors)RHP4YrVillanova University (Villanova, PA)
1968316927BravesNRudy Arroyo (minors)LHP-0.2910.000.0009015.401.970HSMountain View HS (Mountain View, CA)
1968327126BravesNKenneth Hess (minors)RHPHSDixie HS (New Lebanon, OH)
1968337306BravesNDale Burch (minors)RHPHSDe La Salle HS (New Orleans, LA)
1968347466BravesNDavid Kaster (minors)RHPHSSouth HS (Omaha, NE)
1968357626BravesYSam Houston (minors)OFHSPolytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA)
1968367776BravesNGlen Gilmore (minors)RHPHSBurke HS (Omaha, NE)
1968377915BravesNJohnny Glover (minors)LHPHSAppling HS (Macon, GA)

Montreal Expos, Seattle Pilots (Brewers), Royals, and Padres did not receive picks in the first three rounds of the draft.

37 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (16%). Total of 1.3 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2016 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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    Players are listed regardless of whether they signed or not.
    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
    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.