39th Round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft

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39th Round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1965 38th / 1965 39th / 1965 40th / 1966 39th

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
196539495FrRndTwinsYRobert Purkhiser (minors)RHP4YrPurdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
196539589FrRndAthleticsYDavid Sellers (minors)RHP
196539639FrRndOriolesYStanley Bowen (minors)OFHSKnox City HS (Novelity, MO)
196539642FrRndTigersYJohn Huizenga (minors)C4YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
196539687FrRndPiratesNHarold Reichenbach (minors)3B4YrOhio University (Athens, OH)
196539694FrRndGiantsYRonald Grossmiller (minors)INFJCPhoenix College (Phoenix, AZ)
196539695FrRndWhite SoxYTimothy McLain (minors)RHPHSBremen HS (Midlothian, IL)
196539697FrRndAstrosNPaul Alderete (minors)OFJCLos Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
196539699FrRndCardinalsNRich Hacker (minors)SS0.016330.121.346HSNew Athens HS (New Athens, IL)
196539701FrRndYankeesNNeil Weber (minors)RHPHSAppleton HS (Appleton, WI)
196539775FrRndMetsNJames Lawson (minors)SSHSAntioch HS (Antioch, CA)
196539785FrRndBravesNDanny Frisella (minors)RHP5.1319780.180.41235134403.321.34574YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)

Other Rounds: 1965 38th / 1965 39th / 1965 40th / 1966 39th

12 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (16%). Total of 5.1 WAR, or 2.5 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

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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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