1940 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1940 Rule V Draft was held October 1. 13 players were drafted by major league teams. Rube Melton was the first selection followed by Pete Suder.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Boston Red Sox Oscar Judd Pitcher Sacramento Solons St. Louis Cardinals
Cleveland Indians Red Howell Outfielder Baltimore Orioles Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia A's Pete Suder 3rd baseman Binghamton Triplets New York Yankees
Washington Senators George Archie 1st baseman Seattle Rainiers Seattle
Brooklyn Dodgers Mickey Livingston Catcher Springfield Nationals Springfield
Brooklyn Dodgers Al Sherer Pitcher New Orleans Pelicans St. Louis Cardinals
Brooklyn Dodgers Bill Swift Pitcher St. Paul Saints Chicago White Sox
Brooklyn Dodgers Pep Young 2nd baseman Atlanta Crackers Atlanta
Chicago Cubs Bob Scheffing Catcher Rochester Red Wings St. Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds Mike Christoff Outfielder Oakland Oaks Oakland
New York Giants Ace Adams Pitcher Nashville Volunteers Brooklyn Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies Rube Melton Pitcher Columbus Red Birds St. Louis Cardinals
Pittsburgh Pirates Ed Stewart Outfielder San Diego Padres San Diego


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