1927 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1927 Rule V Draft was held October 4. 25 players were drafted by major league teams.

17 players were drafted in the minor league phase of the draft, along with umpire M.B. Donohue who was drafted by the Texas League from the Mississippi Valley League.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Boston Red Sox Johnnie Heving Catcher Toledo Mud Hens Toledo
Chicago White Sox Johnny Mann Shortstop Wichita Falls Spudders Wichita Falls
Chicago White Sox Buck Redfern Infielder Fort Worth Panthers Fort Worth
Cleveland Indians Bill Bayne Pitcher Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto
Cleveland Indians Frank Wilson Outfielder Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee
Detroit Tigers Guilford Paulsen Pitcher Syracuse Stars St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Browns Clyde Manion Catcher Newark Bears Newark
Washington Senators Clarence Griffin Pitcher Memphis Chicks Memphis
Washington Senators Hugh McMullen Catcher Louisville Colonels Louisville
Washington Senators Albert "Pete" Cooper Catcher Birmingham Barons Birmingham
Washington Senators Tommy Taylor Infielder Houston Buffaloes St. Louis Cardinals
Boston Braves Arthur Delaney Pitcher Oakland Oaks Oakland
Boston Braves Earl Williams Catcher Asheville Tourists Asheville
Brooklyn Robins Howard Freigau 3rd baseman Kansas City Blues Kansas City
Brooklyn Robins Louis Koupal Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Indianapolis
Chicago Cubs Doc Prothro 3rd baseman Portland Beavers Portland
Chicago Cubs Norm McMillan 2nd baseman St. Paul Saints St. Paul
Cincinnati Reds James Edwards Pitcher Seattle Indians Seattle
New York Giants Lefty O'Doul Outfielder San Francisco Seals San Francisco
New York Giants Chet Nichols Pitcher Jersey City Skeeters Jersey City
Philadelphia Phillies Pinky Whitney 3rd baseman New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans
Philadelphia Phillies Ray Benge Pitcher Waco Cubs Waco
Pittsburgh Pirates Jim Lindsey Pitcher San Antonio Bears San Antonio
Pittsburgh Pirates Charles Walsh Pitcher Lawrence Merry Macks Lawrence
St. Louis Cardinals Virgil Davis Catcher Buffalo Bisons Buffalo


Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

No Selections

Rule V Draft A Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Birmingham Barons Raymond Phelps Pitcher Jacksonville Tars Jacksonville
Memphis Chickashaws Roscoe Shepherd Pitcher Asheville Tourists Asheville
Memphis Chickashaws John Walker Pitcher Spartanburg Spartans Spartanburg
Mobile Bears Lealon Breakfield Infielder Gulfport Tarpons Gulfport
New Orleans Pelicans William Akers Infielder Portsmouth Truckers Portsmouth
New Orleans Pelicans Edward Williams Pitcher Elmira Colonels Elmira
Beaumont Exporters John Cimpi Infielder Jeannette Jays Jeannette
Fort Worth Panthers Robert Lennox Infielder Asheville Tourists Asheville
Fort Worth Panthers George Young Shortstop Burlington Bees Burlington
Fort Worth Panthers William E. Goff Pitcher Moline Plowboys Moline
Shreveport Sports Gus Whelan 1st Baseman Lynn Papooses Lynn
Waco Cubs Waynie Pollan Pitcher Corsicana Oilers Corsicana
Wichita Falls Spudders George W. Stanton 1st Baseman Wilson Bugs Wilson

Rule V Draft B Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Charlotte Hornets Ray A. Wise Outfielder Fort Smith Twins Fort Smith
Columbia Comers James Worth Outfielder Dubuque Dubs Dubuque

Rule V Draft C Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Salisbury-Spencer Colonials Frederick Gibcke Infielder Dubuque Dubs Dubuque
Salisbury-Spencer Colonials Joe Granade Outfielder Monroe Drillers Monroe


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