1975 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1975 Rule V Draft was held December 8 in Hollywood, FL. Only 5 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each, including one delayed selection announced 12 hours after the regular draft.

Only 7 players were taken in the minor league portions of the draft. The St. Louis Cardinals' organization selected both players in the AAA portion, while the California Angels' affiliate took four of the five players in the AA phase, with the Boston Red Sox chain taking the other.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Detroit Tigers Bruce Taylor Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds
Houston Astros Gil Rondon Pitcher Salt Lake City Gulls California Angels
Atlanta Braves Luis Quintana Pitcher Salt Lake City Gulls California Angels
California Angels Ed Kurpiel 1st baseman Evansville Triplets Detroit Tigers
New York Yankees Tom Robson* 1B/OF Spokane Indians Texas Rangers

* Robson was delayed selction on December 9

  • Draft picks listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Tulsa Oilers Ramon De los Santos Pitcher Columbus Astros Houston Astros
Tulsa Oilers Esteban Castillo Infielder Jackson Mets New York Mets


Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Bristol Red Sox Freddy Medina Pitcher Bellingham Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
El Paso Diablos Sam Killingsworth 1st Baseman Burlington Bees Milwaukee Brewers
El Paso Diablos Ronnie Farkas Infielder Reno Silver Sox Minnesota Twins
El Paso Diablos Kenny Califano Pitcher Lodi Orioles Baltimore Orioles
El Paso Diablos Hank Sauer Jr. Outfielder Fresno Giants San Francisco Giants


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