8th Round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft

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8th Round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1975 8th / 1976 7th / 1976 8th / 1976 9th / 1977 8th

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
19768169FrRnd1AstrosYDave Smith (minors)RHP11.7609440.068.21460953532.671.212164YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
19768170FrRnd2TigersYGlenn Gulliver (minors)SS0.6731921.203.6264YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
19768171FrRnd3BravesNTony Jordan (minors)RHPHSRolling Hills HS (Rolling Hills Estates, CA)
19768172FrRnd4BrewersYLary Sorensen (minors)RHP13.0103610.049.159346931034.151.3664YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
19768173FrRnd5PadresNPat Blamey (minors)RHPHSBuchser HS (Santa Clara, CA)
19768174FrRnd6AngelsYBob Slater (minors)2B4YrCalifornia State University, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
19768175FrRnd7CubsYBobby Clark (minors)LHPHSPleasant Hill HS (Pleasant Hill, CA)
19768176FrRnd8White SoxYLorenzo Gray (minors)SS-0.5581061.208.549HSLynwood HS (Lynwood, CA)
19768177FrRnd9ExposYJohn Scoras (minors)C4YrMontclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
19768178FrRnd10TwinsYMichael Gustave (minors)OFJCHarford Community College (Bel Air, MD)
19768179FrRnd11GiantsNDean Gottler (minors)CHSTates Creek HS (Lexington, KY)
19768180FrRnd12RangersYKevin Keenan (minors)RHP4YrSlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (Slippery Rock, PA)
19768181FrRnd13MetsNBarry Evans (minors)SS0.02245012.251.6144YrUniversity of West Georgia (Carrollton, GA)
19768182FrRnd14IndiansNSteven Nielsen (minors)RHP4YrPennsylvania State University (State College, PA)
19768183FrRnd15CardinalsYDenny Martindale (minors)2B4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
19768184FrRnd16YankeesYTim Lewis (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
19768185FrRnd17PhilliesYMichael Kruzelock (minors)RHPHSVenice HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19768186FrRnd18RoyalsYTim Riley (minors)3B4YrUniversity of Nevada, Reno (Reno, NV)
19768187FrRnd19DodgersYRobert Kownacki (minors)SS4YrFairfield University (Fairfield, CT)
19768188FrRnd20OriolesYKevin Kennedy (minors)C4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
19768189FrRnd21PiratesYRobert Rock (minors)RHPHSMount Vernon HS (Alexandria, VA)
19768190FrRnd22Red SoxYRonnie Harrington (minors)C4YrWilliam Carey College (Hattiesburg, MS)
19768191FrRnd23RedsYMichael Kopsky (minors)3BHSChristian Brothers College HS (St. Louis, MO)
19768192FrRnd24AthleticsYVernon Armstead (minors)OFHSJefferson HS (Los Angeles, CA)

Other Rounds: 1975 8th / 1976 7th / 1976 8th / 1976 9th / 1977 8th

24 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (25%). Total of 24.8 WAR, or 4.1 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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