1974 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1974 Rule V Draft was held December 2 in New Orleans, LA. A new record-low 3 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each. After the San Diego Padres and California Angels passed , Tim Hosley was the first pick in the draft.

In the minor league draft, AAA teams selected 8 players at a cost of $12,000 each, while AA teams selected 7 players at a cost of $4.000 each.

Each of the three AAA leagues also drafted one umpire for $1,500.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Chicago Cubs Tim Hosley Catcher Tucson Toros Oakland A's
New York Mets Jorge Roque Outfielder Pericos de Puebla Puebla
Boston Red Sox Kim Andrew Infielder Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles

*Picks listed in order of selection

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Denver Bears Scipio Spinks Pitcher Midland Cubs Chicago Cubs
Denver Bears Rodney Boone Catcher Jacksonville Suns Kansas City Royals
Tulsa Oilers Calvin Meier Shortstop Jacksonville Suns Kansas City Royals
Wichita Aeros Rick Oliver 3rd Baseman Shreveport Captains Milwaukee Brewers
Phoenix Giants Tom Stedman 2nd Baseman Shreveport Captains Milwaukee Brewers
Sacramento Solons John Guarnaccia Outfielder Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Salt Lake City Angels Alan Newsome Outfielder Montgomery Rebels Detroit Tigers
Salt Lake City Angels Dennis Yard Pitcher Shreveport Captains Milwaukee Brewers

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Reading Phillies Terrence Jones Outfielder Portland Mavericks Portland
Waterbury Dodgers Henry Lee Jones Shortstop Fresno Giants San Francisco Giants
Savannah Braves Mike Cummings Outfielder Winston-Salem Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Alexandria Aces Paul Ausman Pitcher Wisconsin Rapids Twins Minnesota Twins
Arkansas Travelers Doug Clarey 2nd Baseman Wisconsin Rapids Twins Minnesota Twins
El Paso Diablos Dyain Frazier Pitcher Key West Conchs Chicago Cubs
El Paso Diablos Fred Kuhaulua Pitcher Fresno Giants San Francisco Giants


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