1972 Cleveland Indians Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1972 Cleveland Indians Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974 / 1975

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1972122IndiansYRick Manning (minors)SS11.71555524856.257.658HSLaSalle HS (Niagara Falls, NY)
19722262IndiansYBob Grossman (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Maryland (College Park, MD)
19723502IndiansYDennis Eckersley (minors)RHP63.010731813.133.37210711971713.501.16390HSWashington Union HS (Fremont, CA)
19724742IndiansNJohn Sciarra (minors)INFHSBishop Amat Memorial HS (La Puente, CA)
19725982IndiansNJeffrey Feramisco (minors)INFHSFresno HS (Fresno, CA)
197261222IndiansYRex Bynum (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
197271462IndiansYKris Yoder (minors)CHSSavanna HS (Anaheim, CA)
197281702IndiansYRobert Hickey (minors)INF4YrHigh Point University (High Point, NC)
197291942IndiansNMike Armstrong (minors)RHP1.519830.000.00019719174.101.3511HSNorth Shore HS (Sea Cliff, NY)
1972102182IndiansNPete Redfern (minors)RHP1.61710017042484.541.503HSSylmar HS (Sylmar, CA)
1972112422IndiansYKen Kirchner (minors)LHPHSRichmond Heights HS (Richmond Heights, OH)
1972122662IndiansYDick Combs (minors)CHSLakeland Senior HS (Lakeland, FL)
1972132902IndiansNJames Eden (minors)RHPHSSolon HS (Solon, OH)
1972143142IndiansNDan Shaw (minors)RHP4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1972153382IndiansYLarry Unser (minors)INF4YrMarian College (Indianapolis, IN)
1972163622IndiansNGeorge Gospodinoff (minors)LHPHSNorte Vista HS (Riverside, CA)
1972173862IndiansNManuel Alfonsin (minors)INFHSMiami Springs HS (Miami Springs, FL)
1972184102IndiansNThomas Lyons (minors)RHPHSNotre Dame HS (Biloxi, MS)
1972194342IndiansNKent Juday (minors)INFHSClay HS (South Bend, IN)
1972204571IndiansNDavid Mandell (minors)LHPHSMaumee HS (Maumee, OH)
1972214801IndiansYBrian Dingess (minors)LHPHSGarden Grove HS (Garden Grove, CA)
1972225031IndiansYDaniel Van Auken (minors)RHPJCSt. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL)
1972235261IndiansYEdward Arsenault (minors)RHPHST. R. Robinson HS (Tampa, FL)
1972245481IndiansNPhillip Francis (minors)RHPHSSolon HS (Solon, OH)
1972255701IndiansNGreg Redding (minors)RHPHSHillsborough HS (Tampa, FL)
1972265911IndiansNMichael Melvin (minors)SSHSDeep Creek HS (Chesapeake, VA)
1972276111IndiansNDan O'Brien (minors)RHP-1.01350.000.00013135.901.860HSBishop Barry HS (St. Petersburg, FL)
1972286281IndiansNJames Shade (minors)RHPHSReynoldsburg HS (Reynoldsburg, OH)
1972296441IndiansYSteve Rametta (minors)INFHSGladstone HS (Covina, CA)
1972306591IndiansNKen Bolek (minors)OFHSUniversity HS (Chardon, OH)
1972316741IndiansNKen Grolle (minors)RHPHSLos Altos HS (Los Altos, CA)
1972326881IndiansNRobert Rossi (minors)RHPHSCorning West HS (Corning, NY)
1972337011IndiansNBob Purkey (minors)RHPHSBethel Park HS (Bethel Park, PA)
1972347131IndiansNSteve Meisner (minors)INFHSFontana HS (Fontana, CA)
1972357231IndiansNDennis Smith (minors)1B4YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
1972367331IndiansNRick Langford (minors)OF11.026560.167.500260731064.011.330JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
1972377431IndiansYRobert Meyer (minors)3B

Other Years: 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974 / 1975

37 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (16%). Total of 87.8 WAR, or 14.6 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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