1962 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1962 Rule V Draft was held November 26, while the minor league phase was held later that day in Rochester, NY. 116 players total were drafted by the major and minor league clubs. 56 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $695,000, while minor league teams selected 60 players at a cost of $483,000. AAA teams drafted 34 players, AA teams drafted 3, A teams drafted 14, B teams drafted 9, and C teams drafted none.

The major league teams conducted three drafts. The first draft was the standard Rule V draft with a price tag of $25,000, followed by two first-year rule drafts, one for first year players signed before December 3, 1961 (with a $12,000 price) and another for players signed on or after that date (for a price of $8,000).

Regular Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Cleveland Indians Bob Lipski Catcher Buffalo Bisons Philadelphia Phillies
Los Angeles Angels Gordie Richardson Pitcher Atlanta Crackers St. Louis Cardinals
Los Angeles Angels Robert Sadowski Infielder Indianapolis Indians Chicago White Sox
Minnesota Twins Charlie Keller Jr. 1st baseman Richmond Virginians New York Yankees
New York Yankees Bill Kunkel Pitcher Toronto Maple Leafs Milwaukee Braves
Washington Senators Jim Duckworth Pitcher San Diego Padres Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati Reds Bob Heffner Pitcher Dallas-Fort Worth Rangers Boston Red Sox
Cincinnati Reds Al Worthington Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Chicago White Sox
Houston Colt 45s Ellis Burton Pitcher Toronto Maple Leafs Milwaukee Braves
New York Mets Ted Schreiber 2nd baseman Seattle Rainiers Boston Red Sox
New York Mets Don Rowe Pitcher Columbus Jets Pittsburgh Pirates

$12,000 First year Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Baltimore Orioles Dave May Outfielder Tacoma Giants San Francisco Giants
Baltimore Orioles Paul Blair IF/OF Syracuse Chiefs New York Mets
Chicago White Sox Andrew Rubilotta Pitcher San Diego Padres Cincinnati Reds
Cleveland Indians Milt Swift Catcher Toronto Maple Leafs Milwaukee Braves
Detroit Tigers John Matchick Shortstop Atlanta Crackers St. Louis Cardinals
Minnesota Twins Marvin Mecklenburg Pitcher Atlanta Crackers St. Louis Cardinals
Minnesota Twins Rich Reese 1st baseman Denver Bears Detroit Tigers
Washington Senators Brant Alyea Outfielder San Diego Padres Cincinnati Reds
Washington Senators Nelson Gardner Outfielder Little Rock Travelers Philadelphia Phillies
Cincinnati Reds Barry Shollenberger Pitcher Seattle Rainiers Boston Red Sox
Houston Colt 45s Conrad Cardinal Pitcher Hawaii Islanders Detroit Tigers
New York Mets Steve Dillon Pitcher Richmond Virginians New York Yankees
New York Mets John Bukowski Pitcher Oklahoma City 89ers Houston Colt 45s
Philadelphia Phillies Lane Phillips Pitcher Richmond Virginians New York Yankees
St. Louis Cardinals Jimmy Harris Shortstop Tacoma Giants San Francisco Giants

$8,000 First year Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Baltimore Orioles Roger Sorenson Outfielder Vancouver Mounties Minnesota Twins
Chicago White Sox R. Kinard (Ky) Littleton Infielder Jacksonville Suns Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox James Morris Pitcher Jacksonville Suns Cleveland Indians
Cleveland Indians Casey Cox Pitcher San Diego Padres Cincinnati Reds
Cleveland Indians Macon Lowe Pitcher Toronto Maple Leafs Milwaukee Braves
Cleveland Indians Lee Green Outfielder Atlanta Crackers St. Louis Cardinals
Detroit Tigers Michael Christino 1st baseman Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Kansas City A's Jim Driscoll Infielder Louisville Colonels Milwaukee Braves
Los Angeles Angels Michael Carubia Pitcher Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Minnesota Twins Wyatt Ross Pitcher Columbus Jets Pittsburgh Pirates
Minnesota Twins Richard Taaffe Pitcher Columbus Jets Pittsburgh Pirates
Washington Senators Herman Rathman Outfielder Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Washington Senators Lou Piniella Outfielder Jacksonville Suns Cleveland Indians
Washington Senators Robert Decker Pitcher Little Rock Travelers Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs Herbert Newman Shortstop Portland Beavers Kansas City A's
Chicago Cubs Glenn Beckert 1st baseman Seattle Rainiers Boston Red Sox
Cincinnati Reds Tom Tischinski Catcher Portland Beavers Kansas City A's
Houston Colt 45s Jimmy Wynn Infielder San Diego Padres Cincinnati Reds
Houston Colt 45s Hal Haydel Pitcher Louisville Colonels Milwaukee Braves
Houston Colt 45s Thomas Willwerth Pitcher Salt Lake City Bees Cleveland Indians
Los Angeles Dodgers William Larkin Pitcher Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Milwaukee Braves Jim Britton Pitcher Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
New York Mets Robert Schmidt Pitcher Denver Bears Detroit Tigers
New York Mets D. Michael Tatum Pitcher Hawaii Islanders Los Angeles Angels
Philadelphia Phillies Rich Beck Pitcher Richmond Virginians New York Yankees
Pittsburgh Pirates Pat Donnelly Pitcher Syracuse Chiefs New York Mets
St. Louis Cardinals Alfred Cosgrove 1B/OF San Diego Padres Cincinnati Reds
St. Louis Cardinals Don Wallace Shortstop Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
San Francisco Giants Daniel Markowski Outfielder Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
San Francisco Giants Joseph Edmondson Infielder Louisville Colonels Milwaukee Braves


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