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1st Round of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1971 1st / 1972 1st / 1972 2nd / 1973 1st

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197211FrRnd1PadresDave Roberts (minors)3B0.4709201749.239.6444YrUniversity of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
197212FrRnd2IndiansRick Manning (minors)SS11.71555524856.257.658HSLaSalle HS (Niagara Falls, NY)
197213FrRnd3PhilliesLarry Christenson (minors)RHP10.624342711.150.46224383713.791.284HSMarysville HS (Stanwood, WA)
197214FrRnd4RangersRoy Howell (minors)3B10.91112379180.261.710HSLompoc HS (Lompoc, CA)
197215FrRnd5ExposBobby Goodman (minors)CHSBishop Byrnes HS (Memphis, TN)
197216FrRnd6BrewersDan Thomas (minors)1B0.8541756.274.8204YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
197217FrRnd7RedsLarry Payne (minors)RHPHSHuntsville HS (Huntsville, TX)
197218FrRnd8TwinsDick Ruthven (minors)RHP18.63636711.183.4353551231274.141.3914YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
197219FrRnd9AstrosSteve Englishbey (minors)OFHSSouth Houston HS (South Houston, TX)
1972110FrRnd10AngelsDave Chalk (minors)3B8.4903291015.252.6364YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
1972111FrRnd11BravesPreston Hanna (minors)RHP1.8156931.161.45915617254.611.651HSEscambia HS (Pensacola, FL)
1972112FrRnd12White SoxMike Ondina (minors)OFHSCordova HS (Rancho Cordova, CA)
1972113FrRnd13MetsRichard Bengston (minors)CHSRichwoods HS (Peoria, IL)
1972114FrRnd14YankeesScott McGregor (minors)LHP20.4357003561381083.991.295HSEl Segundo HS (El Segundo, CA)
1972115FrRnd15CubsBrian Vernoy (minors)LHPHSLa Quinta HS (Westminster, CA)
1972116FrRnd16Red SoxJoel Bishop (minors)SSHSMcClatchy HS (Sacramento, CA)
1972117FrRnd17DodgersJohn Harbin (minors)SS4YrNewberry College (Newberry, SC)
1972118FrRnd18RoyalsJamie Quirk (minors)SS0.8984226643.240.645HSSt. Paul HS (Santa Fe Springs, CA)
1972119FrRnd19GiantsRob Dressler (minors)RHP2.582380.105.2558211234.171.400HSMadison HS (Portland, OR)
1972120FrRnd20TigersJerry Manuel (minors)SS-0.5961273.150.498HSCordova HS (Rancho Cordova, CA)
1972121FrRnd21CardinalsDan Larson (minors)RHP-0.780970.216.5137810254.401.461HSAlhambra HS (Alhambra, CA)
1972122FrRnd22AthleticsChet Lemon (minors)SS55.519886868215.273.797HSFremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)
1972123FrRnd23PiratesDwayne Peltier (minors)SSHSServite HS (Anaheim, CA)
1972124FrRnd24OriolesKen Thomas (minors)CHSClear Fork HS (Bellville, OH)

24 matching player(s). 14 played in the majors (58%). Total of 141.2 WAR, or 10.1 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2014 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.