1916 Rule V Draft

From BR Bullpen

The Major League 1916 Rule V Draft period opened September 15 in Cincinnati, OH. In the initial list, 74 players were drafted, 47 by American League clubs and 27 by National League clubs.


Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team
Chicago White Sox Roberts Owensboro Distillers
Chicago White Sox Snake Henry 1st Baseman Petersburg Goobers
Chicago White Sox Bruno Haas Outfielder Wilkes-Barre Barons
Cleveland Indians Joe Harris 1st Baseman Chattanooga Lookouts
Cleveland Indians Jesse Petty Pitcher San Antonio Bronchos
Detroit Tigers Ben Dyer 3rd Baseman Denver Bears
Detroit Tigers Ralph Heatley Outfielder Tulsa Producers
New York Yankees Ben Shaw Catcher Macon Tigers
New York Yankees Ed Monroe Pitcher Memphis Chicks
New York Yankees Chick Knaupp Infielder Shreveport Gassers
Philadelphia A's Rube Schauer Pitcher Louisville Colonels
Philadelphia A's Rollie Naylor Pitcher McAlester Miners
Philadelphia A's Robert Smith Pitcher Oklahoma City Senators
Philadelphia A's Win Noyes Pitcher Portland Beavers
Philadelphia A's Walter Anderson Pitcher South Bend Benders
Philadelphia A's Red Hill Pitcher Waco Navigators
Philadelphia A's Frank Horne Pitcher Wellsville Rainmakers
St. Louis Browns Ivan Bigler Outfielder Gettysburg Ponies
St. Louis Browns Duke Kenworthy 2nd Baseman Oakland Oaks
St. Louis Browns Kewpie Pennington Pitcher Lawrence Barristers
Boston Braves Mike Massey 2nd Baseman New Orleans Pelicans
Boston Braves Johnny Rawlings Shortstop Toledo Mud Hens
Brooklyn Robins Bunny Fabrique Shortstop Providence Grays
Brooklyn Robins Rich Durning Pitcher Portland Duffs
Brooklyn Robins Tom Fitzsimmons Shortstop Butte Miners
Brooklyn Robins Lew Malone Infielder St. Paul Saints
Chicago Cubs Irish Meusel Outfielder Birmingham Barons
Chicago Cubs Harry Wolfe Infielder Duluth White Sox
Chicago Cubs Charlie Deal 3rd Baseman Kansas City Blues
Chicago Cubs Pickles Dillhoefer Catcher Milwaukee Brewers
Chicago Cubs Dutch Ruether Pitcher Spokane Indians
Cincinnati Reds Larry Kopf Shortstop Baltimore Orioles
Cincinnati Reds Hod Eller Pitcher Moline Plowboys
Cincinnati Reds Ed Gerner Pitcher Reading Pretzels
Cincinnati Reds Jimmy Ring Pitcher Utica Utes
New York Giants Lee Witterstaetter 1st Baseman Newark Indians
New York Giants Red Causey Pitcher Waco Navigators
Philadelphia Phillies Paul Fittery P/OF Salt Lake City Bees
Philadelphia Phillies Carmichael Pitcher Paris Survivors
Pittsburgh Pirates Alfred Ellis OF/P Fargo-Moorhead Graingrowers
Pittsburgh Pirates Lee King Outfielder Wheeling Stogies
Pittsburgh Pirates Billy Gleason 2nd Baseman Lynn Pipers
Pittsburgh Pirates Hal Carlson Pitcher Rockford Wakes
St. Louis Cardinals Tony DeFate Shortstop Topeka Savages
St. Louis Cardinals Gardinier Pitcher Newport News Shipbuilders
Brooklyn Robins Jack Snyder Catcher Macon Tigers subject to investigation

Cancelled Drafts[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Notes
Chicago White Sox Merlin Kopp Outfielder Buffalo Bisons Draft set aside, player sold to Boston Red Sox
Chicago White Sox Dollie Gray Catcher Wichita Witches Player claims to be free agent
Chicago White Sox Al Leake Pitcher Richmond Climbers
Chicago White Sox Eddie Mulligan Infielder Kansas City Blues Deal drafted by Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox Carl Ray Pitcher Newport News Shipbuilders Gardiner drafted by St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago White Sox Sylvester Breen 3rd Baseman Rockford Wakes Carlson drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates
Chicago White Sox Clarence Teague Pitcher Rocky Mount Tar Heels
Chicago White Sox Kenzie Kirkham Outfielder St. Joseph Drummers
Cleveland Indians Steve Yerkes 2nd Baseman Atlanta Crackers
Cleveland Indians Wickey McAvoy Catcher Baltimore Orioles
Cleveland Indians George Dickerson Pitcher Dothan
Cleveland Indians Ray Miller 1st Baseman Omaha Rourkes
Detroit Tigers Patrick Dougherty Pitcher Wilkes-Barre Barons
New York Yankees Carl Manda Infielder Fort Worth Panthers
Philadelphia A's Pete Johns Outfielder Columbus Senators
Philadelphia A's Johnny Bassler Catcher Los Angeles Angels
Philadelphia A's Morley Jennings Shortstop Minneapolis Millers
Philadelphia A's Fred Bratschi Outfielder Muskegon Reds
Philadelphia A's Patsy McGaffigan Shortstop Vernon Tigers
St. Louis Browns Norman Plitt Pitcher Portland Duffs Durning drafted by Brooklyn Robins
Washington Senators St. Paul Saints Malone drafted by Brooklyn Robins
Washington Senators Rochester Hustlers
Boston Braves Jack Hammond 2nd Baseman Springfield Ponies
Boston Braves Jack McCandless 1st Baseman Dallas Giants
Chicago Cubs Mike Flanagan Pitcher Muscatine Muskies
Chicago Cubs Bob O'Farrell Catcher Peoria Distillers
Chicago Cubs Walton Cruise Outfielder St. Paul Saints Malone drafted by Brooklyn Robins
Chicago Cubs Bill McTigue Pitcher Toronto Maple Leafs
Cincinnati Reds Frank O'Rourke Shortstop Utica Utes Ring drafted by Cincinnati Reds


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