1944 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1944 Rule V Draft was held November 1-4 in the Commissioner's office in Chicago, IL. 21 players were drafted by major league teams.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Boston Red Sox Bill Holm Catcher Los Angeles Angels Chicago Cubs
Boston Red Sox Loyd Christopher Outfielder Seattle Rainiers Seattle
Chicago White Sox Danny Reynolds Shortstop Newark Bears New York Yankees
Chicago White Sox Eddie Fernandes Catcher Los Angeles Angels Chicago Cubs
Cleveland Indians Eddie Wheeler 3rd baseman San Diego Padres San Diego
New York Yankees Herb Crompton Catcher Toronto Maple Leafs Pittsburgh Pirates
Philadelphia A's Mayo Smith Outfielder Buffalo Bisons Detroit Tigers
Philadelphia A's Manuel Salvo Pitcher Oakland Oaks Oakland
Washington Senators Marino Pieretti Pitcher Portland Beavers Portland
Washington Senators Walter Chipple Outfielder Montreal Royals Brooklyn Dodgers
Boston Braves William Ramsey Outfielder Sacramento Solons St. Louis Cardinals
Boston Braves Mike Ulisney C/OF Memphis Chicks Memphis
Brooklyn Dodgers Tom Seats Pitcher San Francisco Seals San Francisco
Brooklyn Dodgers Herb Pfund Pitcher Columbus Red Birds St. Louis Cardinals
Brooklyn Dodgers Frank Laga* Pitcher San Francisco Seals San Francisco
Chicago Cubs Leonard Rice Catcher Syracuse Chiefs Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati Reds Howard Moss Outfielder Baltimore Orioles Cleveland Indians
New York Giants Bill Emmerich Pitcher Rochester Red Wings St. Louis Cardinals
Philadelphia Phillies Charles Sproull Pitcher Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee
Philadelphia Phillies Vance Dinges Outfielder Louisville Colonels Boston Red Sox
Pittsburgh Pirates Leroy Jarvis Catcher Montreal Royals Brooklyn Dodgers

* Laga was on National Defense List at time of draft


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