1947 Rule V Draft

From BR Bullpen

The major league 1947 Rule V Draft was held November 10. 29 players were drafted by major league teams at a total cost of $272,500 each. Additionally, AAA clubs selected 21 players for $99,250, AA teams took 23 players for $65,100, A clubs took 35 players for $82,500, B team chose 54 players for $51,000 and C teams picked 27 players for $18,900.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
St. Louis Browns Al Gerheauser Pitcher Montreal Royals Brooklyn Dodgers
St. Louis Browns Wesley Garvin Hamner Infielder Toronto Maple Leafs Boston Red Sox
Washington Senators Clarence Difani 3rd baseman Newark Bears New York Yankees
Washington Senators Forrest Thompson Pitcher Atlanta Crackers Atlanta
Washington Senators Leonard Okrie Catcher Nashville Vols Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox Raymond Fletcher Outfielder Milwaukee Brewers Boston Braves
Chicago White Sox Roman Brunswick Pitcher Houston Buffaloes St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago White Sox James Goodwin Pitcher Jersey City Giants New York Giants
Chicago White Sox Alex Danelishen Pitcher Oklahoma City Indians Cleveland Indians
Philadelphia A's Don White Outfielder San Francisco Seals San Francisco
Philadelphia A's Billy DeMars Shortstop Mobile Bears Brooklyn Dodgers
Cleveland Indians William A. Kennedy Pitcher Louisville Colonels Boston Red Sox
Cleveland Indians Leonard Ratto Shortstop Portland Beavers Portland
Boston Red Sox John Ostrowski 3rd baseman Los Angeles Angels Chicago Cubs
Boston Red Sox Boris Martin Catcher Toledo Mud Hens St. Louis Browns
Boston Red Sox Al Simononis Outfielder New Orleans Pelicans Boston Red Sox
Philadelphia Phillies Walter Dubiel Pitcher Seattle Rainiers Seattle
Philadelphia Phillies John Blatnik Outfielder Baltimore Orioles Cleveland Indians
Philadelphia Phillies Grady Wilson Shortstop Rochester Red Wings St. Louis Cardinals
Pittsburgh Pirates Forrest Main Pitcher Kansas City Blues New York Yankees
Pittsburgh Pirates Max West Outfielder San Diego Padres San Diego
Pittsburgh Pirates James Kleckley Pitcher Birmingham Barons Philadelphia A's
Chicago Cubs Lloyd Lowe Shortstop Columbus Red Birds St. Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds Ferrell Anderson Catcher St. Paul Saints Brooklyn Dodgers
Cincinnati Reds Ken Holcombe Pitcher Sacramento Solons Sacramento
New York Giants Jack Hallett Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Pittsburgh Pirates
Boston Braves Clint Conatser Outfielder Buffalo Bisons Detroit Tigers
Boston Braves Edward Post Pitcher Syracuse Chiefs Cincinnati Reds
St. Louis Cardinals Lawrence Miggins Outfielder Minneapolis Millers New York Giants


Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Columbus Red Birds Don Thompson Outfielder Scranton Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Indianapolis Indians Jack Cassini 2nd Baseman Tulsa Oilers Chicago Cubs
Indianapolis Indians Philip Alotta Outfielder Sioux City Soos New York Giants
Louisville Colonels John Hoffman Pitcher Macon Peaches Chicago Cubs
Louisville Colonels Joseph Jones Pitcher Richmond Colts New York Giants
Milwaukee Brewers Paul Burris Catcher Greenville Spinners Brooklyn Dodgers
Milwaukee Brewers Norwood Ozark 2nd Baseman Pueblo Dodgers Brooklyn Dodgers
Minneapolis Millers William "Gene" Edwards Catcher Hartford Chiefs Boston Braves
Minneapolis Millers Phil Tomkinson Catcher Fort Worth Cats Brooklyn Dodgers
St. Paul Saints Robert Addis Outfielder Binghamton Triplets New York Yankees
Toledo Mud Hens Benjamin Gregg Outfielder Portland Pilots Philadelphia Phillies
Buffalo Bisons Manuel Hidalgo Shortstop Chattanooga Lookouts Washington Senators
Jersey City Giants William Milne Outfielder Wilkes-Barre Barons Cleveland Indians
Montreal Royals John Simmons Outfielder Augusta Tigers New York Yankees
Syracuse Chiefs Edward Lynk Outfielder Lynn Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Hollywood Stars William Sheets Catcher Quincy Gems New York Yankees
Hollywood Stars Bill Butland Pitcher Roanoke Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Hollywood Stars Egon Feuger Pitcher Jacksonville Tars New York Giants
Los Angeles Angels Dewey Adkins Pitcher Atlanta Crackers Atlanta
San Francisco Seals D.C. "Pud" Miller Pitcher Wichita Falls Spudders St. Louis Browns
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Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Birmingham Barons Alfred Drew Outfielder Meridian Peps Cleveland Indians
Birmingham Barons Alvin Heuser Pitcher Montgomery Rebels Detroit Tigers
Birmingham Barons Conrad Juelke 3rd Baseman Waterloo White Hawks Chicago White Sox
Birmingham Barons Kenneth Rogers Pitcher Norfolk Tars New York Yankees
Birmingham Barons Lawrence M. Gast Pitcher Montgomery Rebels Detroit Tigers
Birmingham Barons Melvin Nee Pitcher Pensacola Fliers Pensacola
Birmingham Barons Robert Sprentall Outfielder Troy Trojans Detroit Tigers
Little Rock Travelers John Grice Outfielder Thomasville Tigers Detroit Tigers
Memphis Chicks Raymond Burnett Pitcher Portland Pilots Philadelphia Phillies
Mobile Bears Peter Wojciechowski Pitcher Waterloo White Hawks Chicago White Sox
Nashville Vols Lee Peterson Pitcher Columbus Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Dallas Rebels Paul Bruno 1st Baseman Hammond Berries Hammond
Houston Buffaloes James Bryant Catcher Pensacola Fliers Pensacola
Houston Buffaloes James Turner Catcher Wilmington Blue Rocks Philadelphia Phillies
Houston Buffaloes William Hardin Shortstop Richmond Colts New York Giants
Oklahoma City Indians William Cloude 3rd Baseman Omaha Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Shreveport Sports Robert Ludwig 3rd Baseman Davenport Cubs Chicago Cubs
Tulsa Oilers Alfred Boresh Pitcher Pawtucket Slaters Boston Braves
Tulsa Oilers Carlton Nebel Catcher Austin Pioneers Austin
Tulsa Oilers Dave Jolly Pitcher Springfield Browns St. Louis Browns
Tulsa Oilers Edward Wiltsee Outfielder Des Moines Bruins Chicago Cubs
Tulsa Oilers Milton Schroeppel Shortstop Wichita Falls Spudders St. Louis Browns
Tulsa Oilers Ralph Davis Outfielder Richmond Colts New York Giants



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