26th Picks Overall in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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26th Picks Overall in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Picks: 25th / 26th / 27th

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198611rgFrRnd26Blue JaysYMorgan Roderick (minors)RHPJCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
198511rgFrRnd26TigersYKen Williams (minors)LHP
198411rgFrRnd26White SoxNTom Forrester (minors)LHPJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
198311rgFrRnd26BrewersYLaVel Freeman (minors)OF-0.1230.000.000JCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
198211rgFrRnd26AthleticsNRichard Helzer (minors)RHPJCCollege of Marin (Kentfield, CA)
198111rgFrRnd26YankeesYMike Gatlin (minors)OFJCLurleen B. Wallace Community College (Andalusia, AL)
198011rgFrRnd26OriolesUnkGeorge Dummar (minors)1B
197911rgFrRnd26YankeesYJames Campbell (minors)RHPJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
197811rgFrRnd26RoyalsNLee Cline (minors)RHPJCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
197711rgFrRnd26Blue JaysNBradford Ross (minors)OFJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197621rgFrRnd2AstrosNThomas Offerman (minors)LHPJCNassau Community College (Garden City, NY)
197521rgFrRnd2AngelsYJim Dorsey (minors)RHP-1.100081311.792.660JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
197421rgFrRnd2PadresNWitt Beckman (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
197321rgFrRnd2RangersNJeff Schneider (minors)LHP-0.300011004.881.6314YrIowa State University (Ames, IA)
197221rgFrRnd2PadresYMike Heftner (minors)LHP4YrColorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, CO)
197121rgFrRnd3ExposNChrist Hall (minors)OFJCBacone College (Muskogee, OK)
197021rgFrRnd2PadresYMichael Chapman (minors)OFJCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
196921rgFrRnd2SenatorsNLyn Martin (minors)SS4YrSt. John's College (Winfield, KS)
196821rgFrRnd6DodgersNBonnie Smith (minors)C
196721rgFrRnd6RedsUnkDan Enger (minors)OFHSBirmingham HS (Los Angeles, CA)
196621rgFrRnd7AngelsYVern Geishert (minors)RHP-0.41190.000.10011114.651.2614YrUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)

Other Picks: 25th / 26th / 27th

21 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (19%). Total of -1.9 WAR, or -0.5 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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