1968 Baltimore Orioles Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase

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1968 Baltimore Orioles Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase

Other Years: 1965 / 1966 / 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
196811sc99OriolesNDave Kingman (minors)RHP17.219416677442.236.7802009.002.250
196821sc299OriolesNRon Cash (minors)SS0.4341010.297.671JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
196831sc499OriolesNLeon Murray (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
196841sc699OriolesNJoseph Arnold (minors)RHPJCMiami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
196851sc899OriolesNGeorge Ferguson (minors)3B4YrUniversity of Maine (Orono, ME)
196861sc1078OriolesNJoe Crocker (minors)CJCSpokane Community College (Spokane, WA)
196871sc1247OriolesNBill Close (minors)RHP4YrCollege of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)
196881sc1376OriolesNCarl Bennett (minors)CJCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
196891sc1486OriolesNMike Ehlers (minors)CJCIndian Hills Community College (Centerville, IA)
1968101sc1545OriolesNJames O'Brien (minors)OF

Other Years: 1965 / 1966 / 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971

10 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (20%). Total of 17.6 WAR, or 8.8 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 2020 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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