56th Picks Overall in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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56th Picks Overall in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Picks: 55th / 56th / 57th

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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
20232FrRnd17MetsY$1,474,500Brandon Sproat (minors)P4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
20222FrRnd17AthleticsY$2,000,000Henry Bolte (minors)OFHSPalo Alto HS (Palo Alto, CA)
20212FrRnd20CubsY$2,100,000James Triantos (minors)SSHSJames Madison HS (Vienna, VA)
20202FrRnd19IndiansY$1,125,000Logan Allen (minors)P1.50024783.811.4004YrFlorida International University (Miami, FL)
20192FrRnd15DiamondbacksY$1,100,000Ryne Nelson (minors)P0.700032994.881.3604YrUniversity of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
20182FrRnd13RaysY$997,500Tyler Frank (minors)SS4YrFlorida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
20172FrRnd20AstrosY$1,000,000Corbin Martin (minors)RHP-1.0540.250.50017156.711.8904YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
20162FrRnd15TwinsY$900,000Ben Rortvedt (minors)C-0.3711575.147.489HSVerona HS (Verona, WI)
20152FrRnd14Blue JaysNBrady Singer (minors)RHP5.80009527314.491.340HSEustis HS (Eustis, FL)
20142FrRnd15RoyalsY$1,800,000Scott Blewett (minors)RHP0.10005003.381.880HSCharles W. Baker HS (Baldwinsville, NY)
20132FrRnd17DodgersY$986,500Tom Windle (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
20121sFrRnd56CubsY$911,700*Paul Blackburn (minors)RHP2.3250.000.0007217244.91.430HSHeritage HS (Brentwood, CA)
20111sFrRnd56RaysY$625,000*Kes Carter (minors)OF4YrWestern Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY)
20102FrRnd6DiamondbacksY$643,500J.R. Bradley (minors)RHPHSNitro HS (Nitro, WV)
20092FrRnd7Dodgers via BravesY$643,500*Blake Smith (minors)RF0.01005006.231.6204YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
20082FrRnd10AstrosY$715,000Jay Austin (minors)OFHSNorth Atlanta HS (Atlanta, GA)
20071sFrRnd56Blue JaysY$462,500*Trystan Magnuson (minors)RHP-0.20009006.141.3604YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
20062FrRnd12Indians via RangersY$630,000*Steven Wright (minors)RHP3.0650.000.0008124163.861.3314YrUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
20052FrRnd8Devil RaysY$630,000Chris Mason (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
20042FrRnd15DiamondbacksY$630,000Jon Zeringue (minors)OF4YrLouisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
20032FrRnd19MarinersY$710,000Jeff Flaig (minors)3BHSEl Dorado HS (Placentia, CA)
20022FrRnd15Cubs via MetsY$740,000*Brian Dopirak (minors)1BHSDunedin HS (Dunedin, FL)
20012FrRnd12BrewersY$735,000J.J. Hardy (minors)SS28.115615805188.256.714HSSabino HS (Tucson, AZ)
20002FrRnd16Rangers via MarinersY$621,000*Jason Bourgeois (minors)SS0.23177086.253.627HSForest Brook HS (Houston, TX)
19992FrRnd5TwinsY$605,000Rob Bowen (minors)C-0.32163789.209.639HSHomestead HS (Fort Wayne, IN)
19982FrRnd13BrewersY$1,000,000Nick Neugebauer (minors)RHP-0.214220.091.22714284.991.830HSArlington HS (Riverside, CA)
19972FrRnd4GiantsYScott Linebrink (minors)RHP9.3441180.222.50060742313.511.3184YrTexas State University (San Marcos, TX)
19962FrRnd21RockiesYJohn Nicholson (minors)RHPHSEpiscopal HS (Bellaire, TX)
19952FrRnd26BravesYJim Scharrer (minors)1BHSCathedral Prep HS (Erie, PA)
19942FrRnd22RangersYKevin Brown (minors)C0.7851897.254.7614YrUniversity of Southern Indiana (Evansville, IN)
19932FrRnd14PadresYMatt LaChappa (minors)LHPHSEl Capitan HS (Lakeside, CA)
19922FrRnd18Red SoxYTony Sheffield (minors)OFHSTullahoma HS (Tullahoma, TN)
19912FrRnd12Blue Jays via CubsY*Trevor Mallory (minors)RHPHSLakewood HS (St. Petersburg, FL)
19902FrRnd16RangersNMike Schiefelbein (minors)RHPHSChatfield HS (Littleton, CO)
19892FrRnd26AthleticsYScott Lydy (minors)OF0.0411022.226.622JCSouth Mountain Community College (Phoenix, AZ)
19882FrRnd26TigersYScott Livingstone (minors)3B2.3673153317.281.6864YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
19872FrRnd24MetsYPete Schourek (minors)LHP6.12272692.164.39328866774.591.412HSGeorge C. Marshall HS (Falls Church, VA)
19863FrRnd1PiratesYRay Doss (minors)RHPHSMount Vernon HS (Mount Vernon, TX)
19853FrRnd2GiantsYDoug Robertson (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University, Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
19843FrRnd2MarinersYKen Spratke (minors)RHP4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
19833FrRnd2RedsYPete Grimm (minors)RHP4YrUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (Buffalo, NY)
19823FrRnd2Blue JaysYJimmy Key (minors)LHP48.9220.000.0004701861173.511.23104YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19813FrRnd4Twins via MetsY*Curt Wardle (minors)LHP-1.200052896.131.6114YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
19803FrRnd4AthleticsYRich Bordi (minors)RHP1.442230.044.12717320204.341.36104YrCalifornia State University, Fresno (Fresno, CA)
19793FrRnd4BravesYDaniel Church (minors)RHPHSSan Marin HS (Novato, CA)
19783FrRnd4AthleticsYBob Grandas (minors)OF4YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
19773FrRnd4BravesYBob Porter (minors)OF-0.541410.171.422HSNapa HS (Napa, CA)
19763FrRnd8White SoxYA.J. Hill (minors)SSHSHollywood HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19753FrRnd8GiantsYJose Barrios (minors)1B-0.210190.158.358HSSouth Miami HS (Miami, FL)
19743FrRnd8White SoxYPete Vuckovich (minors)RHP16.41112080.159.36128693693.661.37104YrPennsylvania Western University Clarion (Clarion, PA)
19733FrRnd8ExposYRickey Hughes (minors)1BHSGaston HS (Gadsden, AL)
19723FrRnd8TwinsYWillie Norwood (minors)OF-1.329485418.242.6564YrUniversity of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
19713FrRnd8CardinalsYLarry Herndon (minors)OF15.115374877107.274.731HSDouglass HS (Memphis, TN)
19703FrRnd8RoyalsYDavid Allen (minors)LHPHSHaverford HS (Havertown, PA)
19693FrRnd8DodgersYAl Dawson (minors)RHPHSLyndhurst HS (Lyndhurst, NJ)
19683FrRnd16TwinsYMichael Cavanaugh (minors)SSHSBirmingham HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19673FrRnd16PiratesYRichie Zisk (minors)OF25.114535144207.287.819HSParsippany HS (Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ)
19663FrRnd16OriolesNWayne Francingues (minors)SSHSJesuit HS (New Orleans, LA)
19653FrRnd16RedsNJohn Olagues (minors)RHP4YrTulane University (New Orleans, LA)

*Compensation Picks
56. Paul Blackburn (Cubs-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Carlos Pena
56. Kes Carter (Rays-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Joaqu�n Benoit
Blake Smith (Dodgers-2) - Pick from Braves as compensation for Free Agent Derek Lowe
56. Trystan Magnuson (Blue Jays-1s) - Supplemental Pick for loss of Free Agent Ted Lilly
Steven Wright (Indians-2) - Pick from Rangers as compensation for Free Agent Kevin Millwood
Brian Dopirak (Cubs-2) - Pick from Mets as compensation for Free Agent David Weathers
Jason Bourgeois (Rangers-2) - Pick from Mariners as compensation for Free Agent Aaron Sele
Trevor Mallory (Blue Jays-2) - Pick from Cubs as compensation for Free Agent George Bell
Curt Wardle (Twins-3) - Pick from Mets as compensation for Free Agent Mike Cubbage

Other Picks: 55th / 56th / 57th

59 matching player(s). 28 played in the majors (47%). Total of 161.8 WAR, or 5.8 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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