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1st Round of the 1973 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase
    Other Rounds:1972 1st / 1973 1st / 1973 2nd / 1974 1st

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197311rg1FrRnd1PhilliesAlan Bannister (minors)SS3.7972300719.270.6894YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
197311rg2FrRnd2RangersBradley Fulk (minors)2B
197311rg3FrRnd3PadresDave Wehrmeister (minors)RHP-2.276200.100.25076495.651.6424YrNorthwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO)
197311rg4FrRnd4BrewersMichael Robinson (minors)OFJCShoreline Community College (Shoreline, WA)
197311rg5FrRnd5GiantsJohn Andrews (minors)SSJCLincoln Land Community College (Springfield, IL)
197311rg6FrRnd6IndiansJim McCutchin (minors)RHP
197311rg7FrRnd7ExposTom Ford (minors)LHP4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
197311rg8FrRnd8AngelsRandy Smith (minors)PJCThree Rivers Community College (Poplar Bluff, MO)
197311rg9FrRnd9BravesMichael Kirkpatrick (minors)PJCBucks County Community College (Lewisburg, PA)
197311rg10FrRnd10RoyalsMartin French (minors)RHPJCGrossmont College (El Cajon, CA)
197311rg11FrRnd11CardinalsLarry Storti (minors)2BJCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
197311rg12FrRnd12TwinsJoseph Honce (minors)OF4YrWest Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)
197311rg13FrRnd13MetsJames Johnson (minors)RHP
197311rg14FrRnd14YankeesGregory Kane (minors)CJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
197311rg15FrRnd15CubsWayne Benson (minors)INFJCRanger College (Ranger, TX)
197311rg16FrRnd16OriolesCleve Reed (minors)OF4YrSoutheastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
197311rg17FrRnd17DodgersWes Moore (minors)RHPJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
197311rg18FrRnd18Red SoxLloyd Thompson (minors)3BJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197311rg19FrRnd19AstrosRobert Nickeson (minors)SSJCWest Valley College (Saratoga, CA)
197311rg20FrRnd20TigersSteve Trella (minors)PJCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
197311rg21FrRnd21RedsGary Lucas (minors)LHP5.3409800.088.19740929443.011.2663JCRiverside Community College (Riverside, CA)
197311rg22FrRnd22White SoxElmer Yelverton (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)
197311rg23FrRnd23PiratesPaul Nelson (minors)PJCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
197311rg24FrRnd24AthleticsMike Norris (minors)RHP8.420410.000.00020158593.891.310

24 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (16%). Total of 15.2 WAR, or 3.8 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.