1968 Rule V Draft
The major league 1968 Rule V Draft was held December 2 in San Francisco, CA. 97 players total were drafted by the major and minor league clubs. 27 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $573,000, while minor league teams selected 70 players at a cost of $624,999.
In the major league draft, 21 players were selected in the regular draft, while 6 players were taken under the first-year rule. Gary Geiger was the first pick in the draft, after having been previoulsy taken in the 1957 Rule V Draft and the 1965 Rule V Draft. All four 1969 expansion teams participated in the draft.
Rule V Draft Major league Selections
First-Year Rule V Draft Major league Selections
|Cleveland Indians||Larry Burchart||Pitcher||Spokane Indians||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Washington Senators||Dennis Dalton||Pitcher||Richmond Braves||Atlanta Braves|
|Atlanta Braves||Darrell Evans||Infielder||Vancouver Mounties||Oakland A's|
|Cincinnati Reds||Jesse Hudson||Pitcher||Jacksonville Suns||New York Mets|
|Houston Astros||John Martinez||Catcher||San Diego Padres||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Houston Astros||Cesar Geronimo||Outfielder||Syracuse Chiefs||New York Yankees|
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