1st Round of the 1969 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1st Round of the 1969 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1968 1st / 1969 1st / 1969 2nd / 1970 1st

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
196911rg1FrRnd1AstrosYDerrel Thomas (minors)SS6.61597467743.249.649HSSusan Miller Dorsey HS (Los Angeles, CA)
196911rg2FrRnd2SenatorsYJoe Lovitto (minors)C0.03067634.216.563
196911rg3FrRnd3MetsNBruce Heinbechner (minors)LHP
196911rg4FrRnd4AngelsNRandall Bayer (minors)1BJCMesa Community College (Mesa, AZ)
196911rg5FrRnd5DodgersYMichael Kimbrell (minors)2B
196911rg6FrRnd6White SoxYRichard Motsinger (minors)SS4YrWingate University (Wingate, NC)
196911rg7FrRnd7PhilliesNTerry Enyart (minors)LHP-0.220020016.204.800JCChipola College (Marianna, FL)
196911rg8FrRnd8TwinsYGary Wilburn (minors)C
196911rg9FrRnd9PiratesYArchie Meza (minors)C
196911rg10FrRnd10AthleticsYMarshal Crossan (minors)RHPJCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
196911rg11FrRnd11BravesNRobert Beach (minors)RHPJCCabrillo College (Aptos, CA)
196911rg12FrRnd12YankeesNGregory Marshall (minors)OFJCLaney College (Oakland, CA)
196911rg13FrRnd13RedsYJohn Jackson (minors)RHPJCMount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
196911rg14FrRnd14Red SoxYBill Norton (minors)1B4YrMerrimack College (North Andover, MA)
196911rg15FrRnd15CubsNEdgar Pate (minors)LHP
196911rg16FrRnd16IndiansNSteve Wahl (minors)2B
196911rg17FrRnd17GiantsNDaniel Bondon (minors)OF
196911rg18FrRnd18OriolesNRichard Dierker (minors)RHPJCLos Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
196911rg19FrRnd19CardinalsYAl Hrabosky (minors)LHP10.6546560.143.39254564353.101.2997JCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
196911rg20FrRnd20TigersNRalph Edwards (minors)CJCMiami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
196911rg21FrRnd21ExposNLarry Diel (minors)SSJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
196911rg22FrRnd22RoyalsYRonald Opatkiewicz (minors)SSJCMount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
196911rg23FrRnd23PadresNDon Keenan (minors)CJCGulf Coast Community College (Panama City, FL)
196911rg24FrRnd24PilotsNMike Weathers (minors)2BJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)

Other Rounds: 1968 1st / 1969 1st / 1969 2nd / 1970 1st

24 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (16%). Total of 17.0 WAR, or 4.2 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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