1973 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1973 Rule V Draft was held December 3 in Houston, TX. 12 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $300,000, doubling the amount of picks from the record low of the previous year. Ed Crosby was the first pick in the draft.

Minor league teams selected a record low 9 players at a cost of $76,000 in the their draft.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
California Angels Tom Egan Catcher Iowa Oaks Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox Carl Moran Pitcher Pawtucket Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Detroit Tigers Gene Lamont Catcher Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves
Kansas City Royals Tony Solaita 1st baseman Charleston Charlies Pittsburgh Pirates
Minnesota Twins Sergio Ferrer Infielder Albuquerque Dukes Los Angeles Dodgers
New York Yankees Billy Parker Infielder Salt Lake City Angels California Angels
Chicago Cubs George Hutson Pitcher Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Cincinnati Reds Mike McQueen Pitcher Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves
Houston Astros Larry Milbourne Infielder Tulsa Oilers St. Louis Cardinals
Montreal Expos Earl Stephenson Pitcher Eugene Emeralds Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia Phillies Ed Crosby Infielder Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds
San Francisco Giants Gary Ryerson Pitcher Salt Lake City Angels California Angels


Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Denver Bears Manny Lantigua Catcher Quebec Carnavals Montreal Expos
Oklahoma City 89ers Thomas Linnert Pitcher Jacksonville Suns Kansas City Royals
Tacoma Twins James Conn Infielder Waterbury Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Wichita Aeros Brien Bickerton Pitcher Arkansas Travelers St. Louis Cardinals
Wichita Aeros Francisco Lopez Pitcher Columbus Astros Houston Astros

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Midland Cubs Albert Taylor Pitcher Bakersfield Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
El Paso Diablos Glen Tackitt Pitcher West Palm Beach Expos Montreal Expos
Arkansas Travelers Doug Capilla Pitcher Fresno Giants San Francisco Giants
El Paso Diablos Edward Jordan Catcher Lodi Lions Baltimore Orioles
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