1957 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1957 Rule V Draft was held December 2, while the minor league phase was held December 3-4 in Colorado Springs, CO. 56 players total were drafted by the major and minor league clubs. 11 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $135,000, while minor league teams selected 45 players at a cost of $190,500.

The 1957 draft was the last to be held before the majors and minors both adopted a new selection rule allowing for the unrestricted draft of all players with four years of O.B. service.

Bobby Malkmus was the first pick of the major league portion of the draft.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Baltimore Orioles Bert Hamric Outfielder Los Angeles Angels Los Angeles Dodgers
Boston Red Sox Chuck Churn Pitcher Hollywood Stars Pittsburgh Pirates
Chicago White Sox none -- -- --
Cleveland Indians Gary Geiger OF/P Omaha Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Detroit Tigers none -- -- --
Kansas City A's Harry Chiti Catcher Denver Bears New York Yankees
New York Yankees none -- -- --
Washington Senators Bobby Malkmus 2nd baseman Wichita Braves Milwaukee Braves
Brooklyn Dodgers none -- -- --
Chicago Cubs Tony Taylor Infielder Minneapolis Millers San Francisco Giants
Cincinnati Reds Jerry Cade Pitcher St. Paul Saints Los Angeles Dodgers
Milwaukee Braves none -- -- --
New York Giants none -- -- --
Philadelphia Phillies Johnny Gray Pitcher San Diego Padres Cleveland Indians
Pittsburgh Pirates Roger Osenbaugh Pitcher Sacramento Solons Sacramento
Pittsburgh Pirates Bob Thorpe Pitcher Portland Beavers Chicago Cubs
St. Louis Cardinals Tom Flanigan Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Chicago White Sox


Rule V Draft Open Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Hollywood Stars Jimmie McDaniel Outfielder Topeka Hawks Milwaukee Braves
Los Angeles Angels Robert Ehrke Pitcher San Antonio Missions Baltimore Orioles
Los Angeles Angels Felipe Montemayor Outfielder Tigres de México Mexico City
Los Angeles Angels Anton Roig IF/OF Chattanooga Lookouts Washington Senators
Portland Beavers Wilcy Moore Outfielder Dallas Eagles New York Giants
Sacramento Solons Jim Grimm Pitcher Shreveport Sports Shreveport
San Francisco Seals Glen Stabelfeld Pitcher Omaha Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Seattle Rainiers Albert Morris Shortstop Sioux City Soos Sioux City

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Charleston Senators Hy Cohen Pitcher Memphis Chickasaws Chicago Cubs
Denver Bears John Stadnicki Pitcher Topeka Hawks Milwaukee Braves
Indianapolis Indians Kenneth Yoke Pitcher Amarillo Gold Sox Amarillo
Minneapolis Millers Roy Williams Outfielder Pueblo Dodgers Brooklyn Dodgers
Omaha Cardinals Lee Tate Shortstop Dallas Eagles New York Giants
Omaha Cardinals Ev Joyner Outfielder Atlanta Crackers Milwaukee Braves
Omaha Cardinals Donald Gorrondona Pitcher Knoxville Smokies Baltimore Orioles
St. Paul Saints Richard Duffy Pitcher Birmingham Barons Detroit Tigers
St. Paul Saints Paul Aylward Pitcher Allentown Chiefs Boston Red Sox
Rochester Red Wings Joseph Christian Outfielder Austin Senators Milwaukee Braves
Rochester Red Wings Alex Cosmidis 2nd Baseman Dallas Eagles New York Giants
Montreal Royals Walt Streuli Catcher Augusta Tigers Detroit Tigers
Montreal Royals Andrew Frazier Shortstop Mobile Bears Cleveland Indians
Buffalo Bisons Ramón Conde 3rd Baseman Springfield Giants New York Giants

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Houston Buffaloes Karl Spooner Pitcher Macon Dodgers Brooklyn Dodgers
Houston Buffaloes Ellis Burton 2nd Baseman Lincoln Chiefs Pittsburgh Pirates
Houston Buffaloes Gene Marinacci 1st Baseman Pueblo Dodgers Brooklyn Dodgers
Houston Buffaloes Gary Willison Pitcher Colorado Springs Sky Sox Chicago White Sox
Houston Buffaloes George Aitken Pitcher Raleigh Capitals Boston Red Sox

Rule V Draft A Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Albany Senators Clarence Brooker Outfielder Durham Bulls Detroit Tigers
Albany Senators Eddie Picker Pitcher Cedar Rapids Raiders Brooklyn Dodgers
Augusta Tigers Inocencio Rodriguez OF/1B Danville Leafs New York Giants
Knoxville Smokies Charles Smiley 1st Baseman Burlington Bees Chicago Cubs
Macon Dodgers Thomas Plath 2nd Baseman Davenport DavSox Chicago White Sox
Macon Dodgers Leo Giannecchini Pitcher Winston-Salem Red Birds St. Louis Cardinals
Savannah Redlegs Robert Merlob Pitcher Danville Leafs New York Giants
Des Moines Bruins Marcelino Solis Pitcher Saraperos de Saltillo Saltillo
Des Moines Bruins Joseph McElroy Infielder Lake Charles Giants Lake Charles
Pueblo Dodgers Eddie Reed Outfielder Carlsbad Potashers Carlsbad

Rule V Draft B Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Abilene Blue Sox Darwyn Grover Pitcher Magic Valley Cowboys Chicago Cubs
Beaumont Pirates Gene Johnson Infielder St. Cloud Rox New York Giants
Corpus Christi Clippers James Nisewonger Outfielder
Greensboro Patriots Joseph Mueller Infielder Lake Charles Giants Lake Charles
Wilson Tobs Thomas Gonzalez Infielder Idaho Falls Russets Detroit Tigers
Cedar Rapids Raiders Sam Suplizio Outfielder Modesto Reds New York Yankees
Davenport DavSox William Stenger Infielder Visalia Redlegs Cincinnati Reds

Rule V Draft C Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Great Falls Electrics Arthur Fletcher Outfielder Paris Lakers Chicago Cubs


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