5th Round of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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5th Round of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1969 5th / 1970 4th / 1970 5th / 1970 6th / 1971 5th

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
197051rg98FrRnd1IndiansYMichael Burger (minors)3BJCBrewton-Parker College (Mount Vernon, GA)
197051rg99FrRnd2PadresNLarry Sweat (minors)LHPJCGrossmont College (El Cajon, CA)
197051rg100FrRnd3BrewersNDennis Clark (minors)CJCChaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
197051rg101FrRnd4ExposNDirk Dunbar (minors)1BJCSoutheastern Iowa Community College, West Burlington Campus (West Burlington, IA)
197051rg102FrRnd5White SoxNJoel Sexton (minors)RHPJCIndian Hills Community College (Centerville, IA)
197051rg103FrRnd6RoyalsYJohn Joseph (minors)OFJCChabot College (Hayward, CA)
197051rg104FrRnd7AstrosNLarry Carino (minors)2B
197051rg105FrRnd8AngelsYAlbert Borchetta (minors)LHP
197051rg106FrRnd9DodgersNKen Harris (minors)1BJCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
197051rg107FrRnd10YankeesNRobert Coultas (minors)RHPJCDiablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, CA)
197051rg108FrRnd11CardinalsNEdwin Steverson (minors)OFJCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
197051rg109FrRnd12SenatorsNDonald Thomas (minors)RHPHSOlar HS (Denmark, SC)
197051rg110FrRnd13PiratesNCharles Roberts (minors)RHPJCBellevue Community College (Bellevue, WA)
197051rg111FrRnd14Red SoxNJames Paul (minors)RHPJCHenry Ford Community College (Dearborn, MI)
197051rg112FrRnd15RedsNCharles Haymes (minors)C
197051rg113FrRnd16AthleticsYMichael Morrison (minors)LHPJCFullerton College (Fullerton, CA)
197051rg114FrRnd17GiantsNMike Hansen (minors)RHPJCSan Diego City College (San Diego, CA)
197051rg115FrRnd18TigersNJohn Orr (minors)OFHSFinney HS (Detroit, MI)
197051rg116FrRnd19CubsNRonald Kendall (minors)SSHSForest Hill HS (West Palm Beach, FL)
197051rg117FrRnd20TwinsYThomas Wayne (minors)2B
197051rg118FrRnd21BravesYRay McGhee (minors)2B
197051rg119FrRnd22OriolesNJerry Fell (minors)OFJCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
197051rg120FrRnd23MetsNRonald Burns (minors)RHP4YrNorth Greenville University (Tigerville, SC)

Other Rounds: 1969 5th / 1970 4th / 1970 5th / 1970 6th / 1971 5th

23 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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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