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17th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1967 17th / 1968 16th / 1968 17th / 1968 18th / 1969 17th

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
1968 17 373 FrRnd 1 Mets Leonard Carroll (minors) C HS Bergen Catholic HS (Oradell, NJ)
1968 17 374 FrRnd 2 Athletics Stephen Cooley (minors) OF 4Yr North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND)
1968 17 375 FrRnd 3 Astros David Snow (minors) 3B HS Bellflower HS (Bellflower, CA)
1968 17 376 FrRnd 4 Yankees Lee Choate (minors) 1B HS Central HS (Chattanooga, TN)
1968 17 377 FrRnd 5 Dodgers Bob Gallagher (minors) OF -1.1 213 255 2 .220 .541 4Yr Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1968 17 378 FrRnd 6 Indians Robert Shaps (minors) OF HS Shaker Heights HS (Shaker Heights, OH)
1968 17 379 FrRnd 7 Braves Calvin Kelly (minors) SS HS Richmond HS (Richmond, CA)
1968 17 380 FrRnd 8 Senators Roy Adams (minors) OF HS Roth HS (Dayton, OH)
1968 17 381 FrRnd 9 Pirates Charles Hines (minors) 3B 4Yr Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
1968 17 382 FrRnd 10 Orioles Michael Hamm (minors) OF 4Yr University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
1968 17 383 FrRnd 11 Phillies Rick Lang (minors) OF HS Santa Clara HS (Santa Clara, CA)
1968 17 384 FrRnd 12 Angels William Jenkins (minors) 2B JC Orange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
1968 17 385 FrRnd 13 Reds Donald Sweetland (minors) C HS William S. Hart HS (Santa Clarita, CA)
1968 17 386 FrRnd 14 White Sox Thomas Heinrich (minors) OF HS Hayward HS (Hayward, WI)
1968 17 387 FrRnd 15 Cubs Robert Johnston (minors) LHP HS Fike HS (Wilson, NC)
1968 17 388 FrRnd 16 Twins Gary Majdoch (minors) LHP 4Yr University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire (Eau Claire, WI)
1968 17 389 FrRnd 17 Giants Michael Ward (minors) 2B
1968 17 390 FrRnd 18 Tigers Robert LaFrance (minors) C HS Natick HS (Natick, MA)
1968 17 391 FrRnd 19 Cardinals George Greer (minors) OF 4Yr University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
1968 17 392 FrRnd 20 Red Sox Michael Collins (minors) LHP HS West Covina HS (West Covina, CA)
1968 17 393 FrRnd 21 Nationals William Seagraves (minors) RHP HS Edgewater HS (Orlando, FL)
1968 17 394 FrRnd 22 Brewers Michael Staffieri (minors) SS HS Sunny Hills HS (Fullerton, CA)
1968 17 395 FrRnd 23 Padres Theodore Tomasovich (minors) OF 4Yr Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
1968 17 396 FrRnd 24 Royals Paul Walker (minors) RHP 4Yr Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)

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

24 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (4%). Total of -1.1 WAR, or -1.1 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.