1908 Rule V Draft

From BR Bullpen

The major league 1908 Rule V Draft was held September 1 in Cincinnati, OH.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team
Boston Red Sox William James Catcher Columbus Senators
Boston Red Sox Charlie French 2nd baseman Evansville River Rats
Boston Red Sox King Brady Pitcher Johnstown Johnnies
Boston Red Sox Tommy Murray Catcher Trenton Tigers
Boston Red Sox Roy Akin 3rd baseman Houston Buffaloes
Boston Red Sox Gus Thompson Pitcher Aberdeen Grays
Chicago White Sox Yip Owens Catcher Memphis Egyptians
Chicago White Sox Curt Elston Outfielder Fort Wayne Billikens
Chicago White Sox Len Burrell 3rd baseman Utica Pent-Ups
Chicago White Sox Ike Cooper Pitcher Dallas Giants
Chicago White Sox Marty Walsh Pitcher Danville Red Sox
Cleveland Naps Buck Stanley Pitcher Montreal Royals
Cleveland Naps Cy Barger Pitcher Rochester Bronchos
Cleveland Naps Ted Easterly Catcher Los Angeles Angels
Cleveland Naps Charles Dexter Outfielder New Orleans Pelicans
Cleveland Naps Gus Fisher Catcher Zanesville Infants
Cleveland Naps Dots Miller 1st baseman McKeesport Tubers
Cleveland Naps Jack Lively Pitcher Gulfport-Biloxi Sand Crabs
Detroit Tigers Harry Corns Outfielder Fort Wayne Billikens
New York Highlanders Butch Schmidt Pitcher Baltimore Orioles
New York Highlanders Jimmy Austin 3rd baseman Omaha Rourkes
New York Highlanders Pete Wilson Pitcher Hartford Senators
New York Highlanders Earle Gardner 2nd baseman Hartford Senators
New York Highlanders Harry Wolverton 3rd baseman Williamsport Millionaires
New York Highlanders Bill Killefer Catcher Austin Senators
New York Highlanders Jack Quinn Pitcher Richmond Colts
New York Highlanders Robert Revelle Pitcher Richmond Colts
New York Highlanders Henry Schultz Pitcher Gulfport-Biloxi Sand Crabs
Philadelphia A's Cliff Curtis Pitcher Milwaukee Brewers
Philadelphia A's Frank Huelsman Outfielder Harrisburg Senators
Philadelphia A's Paul Stowers Pitcher Macon Peaches
St. Louis Browns Charles Andrews Catcher Haverhill Hustlers
St. Louis Browns Charles Miller Dallas Giants
St. Louis Browns Rube Peters Pitcher Dallas Giants
St. Louis Browns Art Griggs San Antonio Bronchos
St. Louis Browns John Paul Cobb Outfielder Joplin Miners
St. Louis Browns Charles Miller Catcher Wilkes-Barre Barons
St. Louis Browns Walt Justis Pitcher Lancaster Lanks
St. Louis Browns Arnold Shreveport Pirates
St. Louis Browns Walter Crum Outfielder Winnipeg Maroons
Washington Senators Fritz Buelow Catcher Minneapolis Millers
Washington Senators Bob Groom Pitcher Portland Beavers
Washington Senators Heinie Deiters 3rd baseman Fort Worth Panthers
Washington Senators Collins San Antonio Bronchos
Boston Doves Bill Essick Pitcher Kansas City Blues
Boston Doves Fred Beck Outfielder San Francisco Seals
Boston Doves Mike Simon Catcher Cedar Rapids Rabbits
Boston Doves Cad Coles Outfielder Augusta Tourists
Boston Doves Eddie Hohnhorst Infielder Augusta Tourists
Boston Doves George Pierce Pitcher Lansing Senators
Boston Doves Walt Thomas Shortstop Lansing Senators
Boston Doves Staley Paris Parisians
Brooklyn Superbas George Starnagle Catcher Altoona Mountaineers
Chicago Cubs Jack Hayden Outfielder Indianapolis Indians
Chicago Cubs Joe Stanley Outfielder Louisville Colonels
Chicago Cubs Jimmy Archer Catcher Buffalo Bisons
Chicago Cubs John Weimer Outfielder New Castle Nocks
Chicago Cubs Kirby White Pitcher Lancaster Lanks
Chicago Cubs Fred Liese Outfielder Madison Senators
Chicago Cubs Les Channell Outfielder Mansfield Pioneers
Chicago Cubs Hank Butcher Outfielder Rockford Reds
Chicago Cubs Ward Miller Outfielder Wausau Lumberjacks
Cincinnati Reds George Smith Shortstop Galveston Sand Crabs
New York Giants Benny Meyer St. Paul Saints
New York Giants Henry Keupper Pitcher Peoria Distillers
New York Giants Edward Keiber* Pitcher Savannah Indians
New York Giants Rapp** Meridian Ribboners
Philadelphia Phillies Jap Barbeau 3rd baseman Toledo Mud Hens
Philadelphia Phillies Charlie Johnson Outfielder Johnstown Johnnies
Philadelphia Phillies Dave Shean Infielder Williamsport Millionaires
Pittsburgh Pirates Phil Sitton Pitcher Atlanta Crackers
Pittsburgh Pirates Jimmy Esmond 3rd baseman Elmira Colonels
Pittsburgh Pirates L. Nelson Pitcher Brandon Angels
Pittsburgh Pirates Hughie Tate Marion Diggers
St. Louis Cardinals Ralph McLaurin Outfielder Augusta Tourists

* Keiber draft under investigation

** Rapp's title in dispute

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