7th Round of the 1972 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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7th Round of the 1972 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1971 7th / 1972 6th / 1972 7th / 1972 8th / 1973 7th

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
197271rg118FrRnd1IndiansNMichael Johnson (minors)RHPJCBacone College (Muskogee, OK)
197271rg119FrRnd2RedsNGary Erskine (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
197271rg120FrRnd3AngelsNDarrell Dickens (minors)RHPJCContra Costa College (San Pablo, CA)
197271rg121FrRnd4TigersNCarl Benson (minors)OFJCLamar Community College (Lamar, CO)
197271rg122FrRnd5GiantsYBarry Moss (minors)OFJCLos Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills, CA)
197271rg123FrRnd6AthleticsUnkChris Wibberley (minors)RHPJCEl Camino College (Torrance, CA)
197271rg124FrRnd7CardinalsNKeith Smith (minors)OF0.3531112.207.567JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
197271rg125FrRnd8OriolesNJeff McKay (minors)RHPJCTreasure Valley Community College (Ontario, OR)
197271rg126FrRnd9PiratesNAlan Dreschler (minors)LHPJCMonroe Community College (Rochester, NY)

Other Rounds: 1971 7th / 1972 6th / 1972 7th / 1972 8th / 1973 7th

9 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (11%). Total of 0.3 WAR, or 0.3 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 2023 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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