1970 Amateur Draft

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1970 First Round Picks[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 San Diego Padres Mike Ivie C Walker High School (HS) Decatur, GA
2 Cleveland Indians Steve Dunning RHP Stanford University (Col.) Denver, CO
3 Montreal Expos Barry Foote C Smithfield-Selma High School (HS) Smithfield, NC
4 Milwaukee Brewers Darrell Porter C Southeast High School (Oklahoma City) (HS) Oklahoma City, OK
5 Philadelphia Phillies Mike Martin LHP Olympia High School (HS) Columbia, SC
6 Chicago White Sox Lee Richard SS Southern University (Col.) Lafayette, LA
7 Houston Astros Randy Scarbery RHP Roosevelt High School (Fresno) (HS) Fresno, CA Did not sign
8 Kansas City Royals Rex Goodson C Pine Tree High School (HS) Longview, TX
9 Los Angeles Dodgers Jim Haller RHP Creighton Prep High School (HS) Omaha, NE
10 California Angels Paul Dade 3B-OF Nathan Hale High School (Seattle) (HS) Seattle, WA
11 St. Louis Cardinals Jim Browning RHP Emma Sansom High School (HS) Gadsden, AL
12 New York Yankees Dave Cheadle LHP Asheville High School (HS) Asheville, NC
13 Pittsburgh Pirates John Bedard RHP Springfield Tech (HS) Springfield, MA
14 Washington Senators Chip Maxwell 3B-SS Zane Trace High School (HS) Kingston, OH
15 Cincinnati Reds Gary Polczynski SS Nathan Hale High School (West Allis) (HS) West Allis, WI
16 Boston Red Sox Jimmie Hacker SS Temple High School (HS) Temple, TX Did not sign
17 San Francisco Giants John D'Acquisto RHP St. Augustine High School (San Diego) (HS) San Diego, CA
18 Oakland Athletics Dan Ford OF John C. Fremont High School (HS) Los Angeles, CA
19 Chicago Cubs Gene Hiser OF University of Maryland (Col.) Baltimore, MD
20 Detroit Tigers Terry Mappin C Durrett High School (HS) Louisville, KY
21 Atlanta Braves Ron Broaddus RHP Brazosport High School (HS) Freeport, TX
22 Minnesota Twins Bob Gorinski SS Mt. Pleasant Area High School (HS) Calumet, PA
23 New York Mets George Ambrow SS Poly High School (HS) Long Beach, CA Did not sign
24 Baltimore Orioles James West C Vashon High School (HS) St. Louis, MO

January 1970 amateur draft[edit]

Pick Team Player Position School (Type) Hometown Notes
1 Cleveland Indians Chris Chambliss 1B UCLA (Coll.)
2 San Diego Padres John Scott IF Centennial High School (Compton) (H.S.)
3 Milwaukee Brewers George Bacher OF Did not sign
4 Montreal Expos Frank Hale C Mount San Antonio College (Coll.)
5 Chicago White Sox Duane Kuiper SS Indian Hills Community College (Coll.) Did not sign

Other Notable Selections[edit]

Terry Forster, Dan Spillner (2nd round); Rick Reuschel (3rd round); Fred Lynn (3rd round - did not sign); Greg Gross (4th round); Bill Madlock (5th round); Rich Gossage (9th round); Ray Knight (10th round); Dave Parker (14th round); Dale Murray (18th round); John Denny (29th round); Doc Medich (30th round); Bake McBride (37th round); Jim Barr, Bucky Dent, Dave Kingman, Len Randle (secondary phase); Randy Moffitt (1st round, January); Joel Youngblood (2nd round, January); Greg Minton, Mike Tyson (3rd round, January); Rick Burleson, Doug DeCinces, Bill Madlock, Chris Speier, Jim Wohlford (secondary phase, January)