1972 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1972 Rule V Draft was held November 27 in Honolulu, HI. A record low 6 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $150,000. Mike Bruhert was the first selection.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Baltimore Orioles Mike Johnson Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds
California Angels Terry Wilshusen Pitcher Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Cleveland Indians Dick Colpaert Pitcher Omaha Royals Kansas City Royals
Texas Rangers Kenny Esposito Pitcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets
Houston Astros Bob Gallagher Outfielder Louisville Colonels Boston Red Sox
Philadelphia Phillies Mike Bruhert Pitcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Tulsa Oilers Larry Milbourne Infielder Shreveport Captains California Angels
Tulsa Oilers Harold Jeffcoat Pitcher Amarillo Giants San Francisco Giants
Rochester Red Wings Luis Silva 2nd Baseman Melbourne Reds Cincinnati Reds
Tidewater Tides Nardi Contreras Pitcher Trois-Rivières Aigles Cincinnati Reds
Eugene Emeralds Rich Severson Infielder Jacksonville Suns Kansas City Royals
Eugene Emeralds Laron Matlock Outfielder Shreveport Captains California Angels
Salt Lake City Angels Dan Beerbower 2nd Baseman Asheville Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Tacoma Twins Clarence Cooper Pitcher Pittsfield Rangers Texas Rangers

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Elmira Pioneers Javier Andino 1st Baseman Miami Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Pawtucket Red Sox Donnie Collins 3rd Baseman Miami Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Pawtucket Red Sox Chuck Erickson Catcher Reno Silver Sox Cleveland Indians
Quebec Carnavals Jose Alcaide Outfielder Danville Warriors Milwaukee Brewers
Reading Phillies Richard Emard 2nd Baseman Miami Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Sherbrooke Pirates John Dusenbury Catcher Spartanburg Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Charlotte Hornets Jim VanWyck Infielder Walla Walla Islanders Hawaii Islanders
Jacksonville Suns José Arcia Infielder Lynchburg Twins Minnesota Twins
Shreveport Captains Gil Flores Outfielder Miami Orioles Baltimore Orioles


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