3rd Round of the 1966 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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3rd Round of the 1966 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1965 3rd / 1966 2nd / 1966 3rd / 1966 4th / 1967 3rd

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
196631rg38FrRnd1AthleticsYJames Shotton (minors)RHPHSMarion HS (Marion, IL)
196631rg39FrRnd2MetsYMichael Griffith (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
196631rg40FrRnd3Red SoxYDonald Fox (minors)RHPHSCooley HS (Detroit, MI)
196631rg41FrRnd4AstrosYStan Robinson (minors)RHPHSJefferson HS (Los Angeles, CA)
196631rg42FrRnd5CubsYFrank White (minors)CHSSouth Carolina Area Trade School (SC)
196631rg43FrRnd6AngelsNRandy Bobb (minors)C0.010100.100.282HSVerdugo Hills HS (Sunland, CA)
196631rg44FrRnd7CardinalsYJames Moore (minors)2B
196631rg45FrRnd8YankeesYMichael Bruckner (minors)RHPJCBakersfield College (Bakersfield, CA)
196631rg46FrRnd9IndiansYDavid Singerman (minors)RHPJCCuyahoga Community College (Cleveland, OH)
196631rg47FrRnd10BravesYJack Crist (minors)SSJCLos Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA)
196631rg48FrRnd11TigersYKenneth Youngblood (minors)C
196631rg49FrRnd12OriolesYCandy Harris (minors)3B0.0610.000.000HSFremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)
196631rg50FrRnd13PiratesNWillard Somerset (minors)INF4YrDuquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
196631rg51FrRnd14White SoxYRonald Ellis (minors)RHP
196631rg52FrRnd15GiantsNTony Muser (minors)1B-1.166312687.259.631JCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
196631rg53FrRnd16TwinsYTom Hall (minors)LHP5.83681920.161.36335852333.271.2232
196631rg54FrRnd17DodgersYRobert Childress (minors)3BHSMothacton HS (Norristown, PA)

Other Rounds: 1965 3rd / 1966 2nd / 1966 3rd / 1966 4th / 1967 3rd

17 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (23%). Total of 4.7 WAR, or 1.2 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

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2017 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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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