1977 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1977 Rule V Draft was held December 5 in Honolulu, HI. 8 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each. 9 players were selected in the AAA portion for $12,000 each and 7 players were drafted in the AA portion for $4,000 each.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Toronto Blue Jays Willie Upshaw 1B/OF New York Yankees
Oakland A's Taylor Duncan 3rd baseman St. Louis Cardinals
Minnesota Twins John Sutton Pitcher St. Louis Cardinals
Baltimore Orioles Andy Replogle Pitcher St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago White Sox Reggie Sanders 1st baseman Atlanta Braves
Seattle Mariners Rick Baldwin Pitcher New York Mets
Milwaukee Brewers Ed Yost Catcher New York Mets
Toronto Blue Jays Andy Dyes Outfielder Montreal Expos

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Toledo Mud Hens Luis DeLeon Shortstop Bristol Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Albuquerque Dukes Ted Barnicle Pitcher Waterbury Giants San Francisco Giants
Columbus Clippers Randy Tate Pitcher Jackson Mets New York Mets
Iowa Oaks Jim Breazeale 1st Baseman Savannah Braves Atlanta Braves
Rochester Red Wings Jeff Terpko Pitcher Quebec Metros Montreal Expos
Syracuse Chiefs Gil Rondon Pitcher Columbus Astros Houston Astros
Oklahoma City 89ers Steve Watson Pitcher Waterbury Giants San Francisco Giants
Tacoma Twins Jesus Vega 1B/OF Holyoke Millers Milwaukee Brewers
Wichita Aeros Jesus Figueroa Outfielder West Haven Yankees New York Yankees

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Jersey City Indians Mike Cosgrove Pitcher Cocoa Astros Houston Astros
Knoxville Sox Lloyd Thompson Shortstop Corpus Christi Seagulls Corpus Christi Seagulls
Shreveport Captains Raymond LaPointe Pitcher Peninsula Pilots Philadelphia Phillies
Bristol Red Sox Gregory Bradford Pitcher Peninsula Pilots Philadelphia Phillies
Holyoke Millers Marshall Edwards Outfielder Miami Orioles Baltimore Orioles
Midland Cubs Mitchell Bobinger Pitcher Lodi Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Orlando Twins Kurt Wittmayer Infielder Reno Silver Sox San Diego Padres


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