1st Round of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1st Round of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1969 1st / 1970 1st / 1970 2nd / 1971 1st

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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
197011rg1FrRnd1IndiansYChris Chambliss (minors)1B27.421757571185.279.7494YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
197011rg2FrRnd2PadresYJohn Scott (minors)INF-1.81182572.222.525HSCentennial HS (Compton, CA)
197011rg3FrRnd3BrewersNGeorge Bacher (minors)OF
197011rg4FrRnd4ExposYFrank Hale (minors)CJCMount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
197011rg5FrRnd5White SoxNDuane Kuiper (minors)SS4.2105733791.271.641JCIndian Hills Community College (Centerville, IA)
197011rg6FrRnd6PhilliesYRussell Klobas (minors)OFJCLaney College (Oakland, CA)
197011rg7FrRnd7RoyalsNJack Peres (minors)RHPJCLos Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA)
197011rg8FrRnd8AstrosNWilliam Wood (minors)CJCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
197011rg9FrRnd9AngelsNPaul Sands (minors)RHPHSLakewood HS (Lakewood, CA)
197011rg10FrRnd10DodgersNJim Burnes (minors)RHPJCGlendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
197011rg11FrRnd11YankeesYRonald Hinckley (minors)RHPJCSt. Johns River Community College (Palatka, FL)
197011rg12FrRnd12CardinalsYDonald Reed (minors)RHPHSWilson HS (Easton, PA)
197011rg13FrRnd13SenatorsNJulian Hines (minors)RHP
197011rg14FrRnd14PiratesNAlan Jackson (minors)LHP4YrNortheastern University (Boston, MA)
197011rg15FrRnd15Red SoxYJohn Klitsner (minors)1BHSBirmingham HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197011rg16FrRnd16RedsNDale Harrington (minors)RHPJCOdessa College (Odessa, TX)
197011rg17FrRnd17AthleticsYPhillip LaGore (minors)RHPHSMonroe HS (Sepulveda, CA)
197011rg18FrRnd18GiantsYRandy Moffitt (minors)RHP6.0535860.140.34553443523.651.35964YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
197011rg19FrRnd19TigersNTimothy Steele (minors)1BJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
197011rg20FrRnd20CubsYPete LaCock (minors)1B-1.8715172927.257.692HSTaft HS (Woodland Hills, CA)
197011rg21FrRnd21TwinsNSayle Brown (minors)RHPJCGlendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
197011rg22FrRnd22BravesNCurran Percival (minors)RHPJCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
197011rg23FrRnd23OriolesYWilliam Seltzer (minors)CJCHagerstown Community College (Hagerstown, MD)
197011rg24FrRnd24MetsYRichard Avalos (minors)OFHSSan Fernando HS (San Fernando, CA)

Other Rounds: 1969 1st / 1970 1st / 1970 2nd / 1971 1st

24 matching player(s). 5 played in the majors (20%). Total of 34.0 WAR, or 6.8 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

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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