1917 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1917 Rule V Draft was held September 20 in Cincinnati, OH. 34 players were drafted by major league teams.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team
Boston Red Sox Jack Bentley 1st baseman/Pitcher Baltimore Orioles
Cleveland Indians Harry Lunte Infielder Mobile Sea Gulls
Cleveland Indians Marty Krug Infielder Omaha Rourkes
Detroit Tigers Joe Cobb Catcher Cumberland Colts
Detroit Tigers Polson Denison Railroaders
New York Yankees Zinn Beck 3rd baseman Milwaukee Brewers
New York Yankees Frank Kane Outfielder Providence Grays
Philadelphia A's Jimmie Dykes 2nd baseman Gettysburg Ponies
St. Louis Browns Byron Houck Pitcher Portland Beavers
Washington Senators Harry Thompson Pitcher Toronto Maple Leafs
Washington Senators Alfred Ellis Outfielder Birmingham Barons
Washington Senators Gibson Pitcher Bainbridge
Boston Braves Red Massey Outfielder Minneapolis Millers
Boston Braves Ed Miller 1st baseman New Orleans Pelicans
Brooklyn Robins Harold Wise 3rd baseman Toledo Iron Men
Brooklyn Robins Ray Schmandt 1st baseman Lincoln Links
Chicago Cubs Lear 3rd baseman Bridgeport Americans
Chicago Cubs Bob O'Farrell Catcher Peoria Distillers
Cincinnati Reds Morrie Rath 2nd baseman Salt Lake City Bees
Cincinnati Reds Rube Bressler Pitcher Atlanta Crackers
Cincinnati Reds Ray Brubaker Infielder Muskegon Muskies
Cincinnati Reds Carpenter Pitcher Grand Rapids Black Sox
Cincinnati Reds Snipe Conley Pitcher Dallas Giants
Cincinnati Reds Larry Jacobus Pitcher Dallas Giants
Cincinnati Reds Harry Smith Catcher Fort Wayne Chiefs
New York Giants Roy Johnson Pitcher McAlester Miners
New York Giants Tanglefoot? Grand Rapids Black Sox
Philadelphia Phillies Dana Fillingim Pitcher Indianapolis Indians
Philadelphia Phillies Dixie Davis Pitcher Louisville Colonels
Philadelphia Phillies Roy Wilkinson Pitcher Newark Bears
Philadelphia Phillies Irish Meusel Outfielder Los Angeles Angels
Philadelphia Phillies Mike Fitzgerald Outfielder San Francisco Seals
Philadelphia Phillies Frank Woodward Pitcher New Haven Murlins
St. Louis Cardinals Earl Howard Pitcher Hagerstown Terriers


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