1972 Baltimore Orioles Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1972 Baltimore Orioles Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974 / 1975

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197212424OriolesYKen Thomas (minors)CHSClear Fork HS (Bellville, OH)
197224824OriolesYJohn O'Rear (minors)SSHSTarrant HS (Birmingham, AL)
197237224OriolesYVernon Benson (minors)LHP4YrPfeiffer University (Misenheimer, NC)
197249624OriolesYBlake Doyle (minors)2BHSCaverna HS (Horse Cave, KY)
1972512024OriolesYGary Robson (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1972614424OriolesYRodney Lee (minors)OFHSHighlands HS (North Highlands, CA)
1972716824OriolesYNathaniel Clayton (minors)OF4YrAtlanta Baptist College (Stockbridge, GA)
1972819224OriolesNJoseph Miller (minors)OFHSBrandywine HS (Brandywine, DE)
1972921624OriolesYJohn Adam (minors)RHPHSGardena HS (Gardena, CA)
19721024024OriolesNDonald Henley (minors)OFHSEwing HS (Ewing, NJ)
19721126424OriolesYBobby Brown (minors)OF2.0502127726.245.649HSNorthhampton HS (Cheriton, VA)
19721228824OriolesYGregory Patterson (minors)LHPHSRoyal HS (Simi Valley, CA)
19721331224OriolesYHenry Holmes (minors)LHP4YrBelmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC)
19721433624OriolesNRick Honeycutt (minors)LHP22.38011820.132.3587971091433.721.3138HSLakeview HS (Fort Oglethorpe, GA)
19721536024OriolesNJames Joiner (minors)CHSDeLand HS (DeLand, FL)
19721638424OriolesNJeff Grantz (minors)SSHSBel Air HS (Bel Air, MD)
19721740824OriolesYDavid Garcia (minors)RHPHSRoyal HS (Simi Valley, CA)
19721843224OriolesNNate Snell (minors)RHP1.910400104763.291.325HSRoberts HS (Vance, SC)
19721945624OriolesNJohn Tatem (minors)RHP4YrVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
19722047923OriolesYMike Willis (minors)LHP1.6144001447214.591.47154YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
19722150223OriolesNKenneth Califano (minors)LHPJCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Essex Campus (Essex, MD)
19722252523OriolesYWillie Royster (minors)C-0.1440.000.000HSSpingarn HS (Washington, DC)
19722354722OriolesNDonald Broom (minors)OFHSBuna HS (Buna, TX)
19722456922OriolesNLarry Pike (minors)LHPJCSt. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL)
19722559021OriolesNWiniam Sempsrott (minors)RHPHSDanville HS (Danville, IL)
19722661020OriolesYDale Vineyard (minors)SSHSMehlville Senior HS (St. Louis, MO)
19722762717OriolesNJohn Riehs (minors)LHPHSLa Grange HS (La Grange, TX)
19722864316OriolesNJohn Flinn (minors)RHP-0.9420042524.171.552HSMonroe HS (Sepulveda, CA)
19722965815OriolesYJames Buckner (minors)OFJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
19723067315OriolesNLee Heath (minors)OFHSTaylor HS (Pierson, FL)
19723168714OriolesYHoward McPike (minors)RHPHSBowling Green HS (Bowling Green, MO)
19723270013OriolesNKevin Gilmartin (minors)SSHSBishop Alemany HS (Mission Hills, CA)
19723371212OriolesYMichael Kroll (minors)CHSCatholic HS (Tampa, FL)
19723472210OriolesNDonald Lyons (minors)1BHSArchbishop Riordan HS (San Francisco, CA)
19723573210OriolesYClarence Laubach (minors)OFHSCentral Columbia HS (Bloomsburg, PA)
19723674210OriolesNJohn Kennedy (minors)SSHSArvin HS (Arvin, CA)
1972377519OriolesNAnthony Milledge (minors)3BHSManatee HS (Bradenton, FL)
1972387587OriolesYWilliam Fraser (minors)OFHSThurston HS (Redford Township, MI)
1972397657OriolesNRobert Wood (minors)2BJCSt. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL)
1972407716OriolesNRick Peterson (minors)LHPHSMount Lebanon HS (Mount Lebanon, PA)
1972417765OriolesNRufus Cook (minors)1BHSSilsbee HS (Silsbee, TX)
1972427804OriolesNScott Margolin (minors)C
1972437844OriolesNStan Shoaf (minors)RHPHSSt. Petersburg HS (St. Petersburg, FL)
1972447884OriolesNEugene Cunningham (minors)1BHSJames Monroe HS (Fredericksburg, VA)

Other Years: 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974 / 1975

44 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (13%). Total of 26.8 WAR, or 4.5 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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