1st Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft

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1st Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1967 1st / 1968 1st / 1968 2nd / 1969 1st

Drafted Players

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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
196811FrRnd1MetsYTim Foli (minors)SS5.71696604725.251.593HSNotre Dame HS (Sherman Oaks, CA)
196812FrRnd2AthleticsNPete Broberg (minors)RHP-0.9801011.089.26520641714.561.471HSPalm Beach HS (Palm Beach, FL)
196813FrRnd3AstrosYMartin Cott (minors)CHSHutchinson Technical HS (Buffalo, NY)
196814FrRnd4YankeesYThurman Munson (minors)C46.014235344113.292.7564YrKent State University (Kent, OH)
196815FrRnd5DodgersYBobby Valentine (minors)OF2.0639169812.260.641HSRippowam HS (Stamford, CT)
196816FrRnd6IndiansYMichael Weaver (minors)SSHSPaxon HS (Jacksonville, FL)
196817FrRnd7BravesYCurtis Moore (minors)OFHSDenison HS (Denison, TX)
196818FrRnd8SenatorsYDon Castle (minors)LHP-0.14130.308.742HSColdwater HS (Coldwater, MS)
196819FrRnd9PiratesYDick Sharon (minors)OF0.624246713.218.638HSSequoia HS (Redwood City, CA)
1968110FrRnd10OriolesYJunior Kennedy (minors)SS2.844710414.248.623HSArvin HS (Arvin, CA)
1968111FrRnd11PhilliesYGreg Luzinski (minors)1B26.318216505307.276.840HSNotre Dame HS (Niles, IL)
1968112FrRnd12AngelsYLloyd Allen (minors)RHP-1.8108401.200.5001598254.691.6422HSSelma HS (Selma, CA)
1968113FrRnd13RedsYTimothy Grant (minors)RHPHSRiverview HS (Boykins, VA)
1968114FrRnd14White SoxYRich McKinney (minors)SS-2.534188620.225.6154YrOhio University (Athens, OH)
1968115FrRnd15CubsYRalph Rickey (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1968116FrRnd16TwinsYAlex Rowell (minors)OF4YrLuther College (Decorah, IA)
1968117FrRnd17GiantsYGary Matthews (minors)OF30.420337147234.281.802HSSan Fernando HS (San Fernando, CA)
1968118FrRnd18TigersYMurray Robinson (minors)OFHSThomas Dale HS (Chester, VA)
1968119FrRnd19CardinalsYButch Hairston (minors)OFHSRoth HS (Dayton, OH)
1968120FrRnd20Red SoxYTom Maggard (minors)OFHSJohn H. Glenn HS (Norwalk, CA)

Montreal Expos, Seattle Pilots (Brewers), Royals, and Padres did not receive picks in the first three rounds of the draft.

Other Rounds: 1967 1st / 1968 1st / 1968 2nd / 1969 1st

20 matching player(s). 11 played in the majors (55%). Total of 108.5 WAR, or 9.9 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 2019 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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