29th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft

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29th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1967 29th / 1968 28th / 1968 29th / 1968 30th / 1969 29th

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
196829642FrRnd1MetsNCharles Covey (minors)3BJCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
196829643FrRnd2AthleticsNErnie Henrickson (minors)RHPHSSnohomish HS (Snohomish, WA)
196829644FrRnd3AstrosYDavid Doyle (minors)SSHSLynwood HS (Lynwood, CA)
196829645FrRnd4YankeesNGerald Keigley (minors)3BHSSt. Joseph HS (Greenville, MS)
196829646FrRnd5DodgersNBob Wissler (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
196829647FrRnd6IndiansNDoug Bird (minors)RHP8.985820.134.30143273603.991.2960HSPomona HS (Pomona, CA)
196829648FrRnd7BravesNFrank Saenz (minors)RHPHSLos Angeles HS (Los Angeles, CA)
196829649FrRnd8SenatorsNElmer Yelvington (minors)RHPHSLee Woodward HS (Black Creek, NC)
196829650FrRnd9PiratesNStanley Grout (minors)RHPHSPerry Senior HS (Perry, IA)
196829651FrRnd10OriolesNJames Kechura (minors)INFHSJames Monroe HS (Bronx, NY)
196829652FrRnd11PhilliesNJohn Malone (minors)3BHSMaine-Endwell HS (Endwell, NY)
196829653FrRnd12AngelsNLionel Schoebridge (minors)1BHSLyndhurst HS (Lyndhurst, NJ)
196829654FrRnd13RedsNJames Kelley (minors)2BHSArlington HS (Arlington, TX)
196829655FrRnd14White SoxNDale Reed (minors)LHPJCCrowder College (Neosho, MO)
196829656FrRnd15CubsYPaul Starman (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
196829657FrRnd16TwinsYPhil Edwards (minors)2BHSEast Mecklenburg HS (Charlotte, NC)
196829658FrRnd17GiantsNKent Corley (minors)2BHSSandy Springs HS (Atlanta, GA)
196829659FrRnd18TigersYLary Lohse (minors)LHPHSSeaman HS (Seaman, OH)
196829660FrRnd19CardinalsNJohn Davsko (minors)RHP4YrSt. Louis University (St. Louis, MO)
196829661FrRnd20Red SoxYThomas Walsh (minors)RHPHSTilton-Northfield HS (Tilton, NH)
196829662FrRnd21BrewersYSteve Downs (minors)3BHSTaft HS (Chicago, IL)
196829663FrRnd22RoyalsYRich Long (minors)RHP4YrKansas State University (Manhattan, KS)

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

Other Rounds: 1967 29th / 1968 28th / 1968 29th / 1968 30th / 1969 29th

22 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (4%). Total of 8.9 WAR, or 8.9 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

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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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