1968 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of RHP

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1968 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of RHP

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
196811rg3FrRnd3YankeesYRobert Elliott (minors)
196811rg7FrRnd7SenatorsYJimmy Blackmon (minors)
196811rg9FrRnd9OriolesYTom Walker (minors)0.4154330.152.38219118233.871.3511JCEastern Florida State College (Cocoa, FL)
196811rg11FrRnd11AngelsNRobert Johnson (minors)JCLos Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
196811rg14FrRnd14RedsNDonald Shrum (minors)
196811rg20FrRnd20CardinalsYMike Maselbas (minors)
196821rg25FrRnd5IndiansNRichard Dierker (minors)
196821rg29FrRnd9OriolesNEdward Northrup (minors)4YrGeorge Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
196821rg30FrRnd10PiratesNJohn Crain (minors)JCCabrillo College (Aptos, CA)
196821rg32FrRnd12PhilliesNEdward Kelly (minors)
196831rg42FrRnd2YankeesYHarry McCandless (minors)
196831rg43FrRnd3IndiansYBruce Killion (minors)
196831rg46FrRnd6BravesYMichael McCammon (minors)JCIndian River Community College (Fort Pierce, FL)
196831rg50FrRnd10PhilliesYJim Alviso (minors)
196831rg53FrRnd13CubsNSteve Simonian (minors)JCFresno City College (Fresno, CA)
196831rg56FrRnd16Red SoxYRonald Falls (minors)JCGrossmont College (El Cajon, CA)
196841rg60FrRnd3IndiansNDonald Barnum (minors)JCChabot College (Hayward, CA)
196841rg63FrRnd6BravesNDaniel Ketcherside (minors)JCSt. Louis Community College, Meramec Campus (Kirkwood, MO)
196841rg64FrRnd7OriolesNLeonard Scott (minors)
196841rg65FrRnd8PiratesYSteve Lewis (minors)
196841rg68FrRnd11RedsYStephen Beck (minors)
196841rg73FrRnd16Red SoxYMichael Whitson (minors)JCGulf Coast Community College (Panama City, FL)
196841rg74FrRnd17CardinalsNElmer Dize (minors)4YrUniversity of Mount Olive (Mount Olive, NC)
196851rg75FrRnd1AthleticsNWilliam Coppola (minors)JCHudson Valley Community College (Troy, NY)
196851rg84FrRnd10RedsNDavid Ward (minors)JCEast Oklahoma State College (Wilburton, OK)
196851rg85FrRnd11TwinsYDanny Humphries (minors)
196851rg87FrRnd13TigersNNicholas Parilla (minors)HSStaunton Military Academy (Staunton, VA)
196861rg89FrRnd1AthleticsYJohn Luman (minors)JCVermont Technical College (Randolph, VT)
196861rg90FrRnd2YankeesNKen Carmack (minors)JCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
196861rg91FrRnd3IndiansNClarence Smith (minors)4YrSt. Francis University (Brooklyn, NY)
196861rg98FrRnd10RedsYJerry Turk (minors)4YrFort Valley State University (Fort Valley, GA)
196871rg109FrRnd7PiratesNPeter Poldiak (minors)JCGulf Coast Community College (Panama City, FL)
196871rg111FrRnd9RedsYCharles Higgins (minors)JCJefferson State Community College (Birmingham, AL)
196871rg112FrRnd10CubsNBing Bingham (minors)4YrTexas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
196871rg113FrRnd11TigersYBill Slayback (minors)-0.123230.174.34842693.841.350JCGlendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
196881rg115FrRnd1YankeesNMelvin Oden (minors)JCWenatchee Valley College (Wenatchee, WA)
196881rg119FrRnd5AngelsNRusty Swisher (minors)JCLos Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
196881rg122FrRnd8TigersYArthur Clifford (minors)
196891rg123FrRnd1YankeesYDoug Duncan (minors)JCSpokane Community College (Spokane, WA)
196891rg125FrRnd3CubsNThomas Palmer (minors)4YrUniversity of Delaware (Newark, DE)

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969

40 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (5%). Total of 0.3 WAR, or 0.2 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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