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5th Round of the 1966 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase
    Other Rounds:1965 5th / 1966 4th / 1966 5th / 1966 6th / 1967 5th

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1966 5 1sc 71 FrRnd 1 Tigers Glen Borkhuis (minors) RHP 4Yr Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
1966 5 1sc 72 FrRnd 2 Indians Dennis Deptula (minors) 2B 4Yr University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI)
1966 5 1sc 73 FrRnd 3 Angels Oscar Brown (minors) OF -2.0 160 316 4 .244 .622 JC Compton Community College (Compton, CA)
1966 5 1sc 74 FrRnd 4 Orioles Larry Linville (minors) OF JC Mesa State College (Grand Junction, CO)
1966 5 1sc 75 FrRnd 5 Pirates Richard DeVarney (minors) SS 4Yr University of Maine at Orono (Orono, ME)
1966 5 1sc 76 FrRnd 6 Reds Archie Roberts (minors) SS
1966 5 1sc 77 FrRnd 7 White Sox William Drummond (minors) RHP 4Yr Buena Vista University (Storm Lake, IA)
1966 5 1sc 78 FrRnd 8 Senators Terry L'Ange (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
1966 5 1sc 79 FrRnd 9 Twins Glenn Smith (minors) OF 4Yr Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1966 5 1sc 80 FrRnd 10 Yankees Edward Long (minors) SS 4Yr Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
1966 5 1sc 81 FrRnd 11 Mets Ron Kyner (minors) OF HS Arvin HS (Arvin, CA)
1966 5 1sc 82 FrRnd 12 Braves Pete Middlekauff (minors) 1B 4Yr Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)

12 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (8%). Total of -2.0 WAR, or -2.0 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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    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
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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.