1970 New York Yankees Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1970 New York Yankees Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973

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
197011212YankeesYDave Cheadle (minors)LHP-0.320020118.002.500HSAsheville HS (Asheville, NC)
197023612YankeesYRichard Earle (minors)RHPHSHighland Park HS (Highland Park, NJ)
197036012YankeesNFred Lynn (minors)OF50.019696925306.283.845HSEl Monte HS (El Monte, CA)
197048513YankeesYDavid Lawson (minors)RHPHSGermantown Academy HS (Norristown, PA)
1970511013YankeesYEdward Jayjack (minors)CHSNormandy HS (Parma, OH)
1970613513YankeesYDouglas Stodgel (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1970716013YankeesYDon DeMola (minors)RHP0.885120.000.00085573.771.291HSSouth HS (Commack, NY)
1970818513YankeesYFrank Rossi (minors)1B4YrMontclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
1970921013YankeesYThomas Robbins (minors)OF4YrBelhaven College (Jackson, MS)
19701023513YankeesYJulio Hernandez (minors)SSHSMiami Senior HS (Miami, FL)
19701125912YankeesNKevin Rusnak (SELECTION VOIDED) Of4YrThe Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
19701125912YankeesYKevin Rusnak (SELECTION VOIDED) Of4YrThe Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
19701228312YankeesYWesley VanDenburg (minors)OFHSHastings HS (Hastings, MI)
19701330712YankeesYThomas Hannibal (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Portland (Portland, OR)
19701433112YankeesNMichael McNeilly (minors)RHPJCLower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
19701535512YankeesYRichard Bianchi (minors)CHSSt. Anthony HS (Trenton, NJ)
19701637912YankeesNDuane Wirth (minors)RHPHSSt. Marys HS (Phoenix, AZ)
19701740312YankeesYDickie Clark (minors)CHSAnderson HS (Anderson, MO)
19701842712YankeesYRobert Behar (minors)RHPHSJames Monroe HS (Bronx, NY)
19701945112YankeesYWilliam Sheets (minors)LHP4YrEastern Oregon University (La Grande, OR)
19702047512YankeesYJohn Shaw (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)
19702149912YankeesYGeorge Beattie (minors)SSHSSouth Portland HS (South Portland, ME)
19702252312YankeesYCarlos Rodriguez (minors)SSHSBrandeis HS (New York, NY)
19702354712YankeesYIrving Homs (minors)C4YrLehman College (Bronx, NY)
19702457112YankeesYClark Babbitt (minors)RHP4YrWestern Washington University (Bellingham, WA)
19702559512YankeesNThomas Martell (minors)LHPHSTaft HS (Lincoln City, OR)
19702661710YankeesYClyde Armstrong (minors)LHPHSCapital Hill HS (Troutdale, OR)
19702865910YankeesNRandy Fink (minors)LHPHSColumbia River HS (Vancouver, WA)
19702968010YankeesNWillie Morales (minors)CHSTucson HS (Tucson, AZ)
1970307009YankeesYDoc Medich (minors)RHP19.8314540.093.2483121241053.781.3324YrUniversity of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
1970317198YankeesNByron Burns (minors)RHPHSKelso HS (Kelso, WA)
1970327368YankeesNOscar James (minors)OFHSOwensboro Senior HS (Owensboro, KY)
1970337527YankeesNJames Cody (minors)RHPJCBig Bend Community College (Moses Lake, WA)
1970347687YankeesYRobin Hippi (minors)RHP4YrCentral Washington University (Ellensburg, WA)
1970357847YankeesNRich Ralston (minors)RHPJCSpokane Community College (Spokane, WA)
1970367986YankeesNJoseph Krsnich (minors)INFHSWichita HS (Wichita, KS)
1970378126YankeesNKyle Johnson (minors)2BHSHelena HS (Helena, MT)
1970388266YankeesYThomas Couples (minors)RHP4YrSeattle University (Seattle, WA)
1970398384YankeesYRobert Nielsen (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
1970408493YankeesYJohn Bakis (minors)3B4YrNorwich University (Northfield, VT)
1970418592YankeesNJerry Schuster (minors)LHPHSBillings West HS (Billings, MT)
1970428671YankeesNDave Michael (minors)LHPHSPendleton HS (Pendleton, OR)
1970438741YankeesNRandy Brummitt (minors)LHPHSMcNary HS (Salem, OR)
1970448811YankeesNJohn Wade (minors)LHPHSWest Seattle HS (Seattle, WA)
1970458881YankeesNKeith Matheny (minors)RHPHSKentridge HS (Kent, WA)
1970468951YankeesNCharles Gardinier (minors)SS4YrWestern Oregon University (Monmouth, OR)

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973

45 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (8%). Total of 70.3 WAR, or 17.6 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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