1972 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1972 Minnesota Twins Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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

Drafted Players

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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
1972188TwinsNDick Ruthven (minors)RHP18.63636711.183.4353551231274.141.3914YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
19722328TwinsNClay Westlake (minors)CHSLoara HS (Anaheim, CA)
19723568TwinsYWillie Norwood (minors)OF-1.329485418.242.6564YrUniversity of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
19724808TwinsYWilliam Daniels (minors)RHPHSMontebello HS (Montebello, CA)
197251048TwinsYThomas Franklin (minors)CHST. C. Roberson HS (Asheville, NC)
197261288TwinsYDoug Clarey (minors)SS0.0941.2501.250HSHomestead HS (Sunnyvale, CA)
197271528TwinsYRandy Bass (minors)1B-1.11303259.212.610HSLawton HS (Lawton, OK)
197281768TwinsNWilliam Cowens (minors)SSHSCentennial HS (Compton, CA)
197292008TwinsNMike Baier (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Maryland (College Park, MD)
1972102248TwinsNDave Stegman (minors)OF-0.11723208.206.602HSLompoc HS (Lompoc, CA)
1972112488TwinsYKevin Cooney (minors)RHP4YrMontclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
1972122728TwinsNWilliam Stiegemeier (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
1972132968TwinsNPete Falcone (minors)LHP8.93254161.149.34032570904.071.437HSLafayette HS (Brooklyn, NY)
1972143208TwinsYDaniel Kelly (minors)CHSUnionville HS (Kennett Square, PA)
1972153448TwinsNMike Nelson (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1972163688TwinsYThomas Boettcher (minors)3B
1972173928TwinsNSteve Wilkins (minors)OFHSThe Dalles HS (The Dalles, OR)
1972184168TwinsNKenneth Wright (minors)OFHSCentennial HS (Compton, CA)
1972194408TwinsYMichael Gerakos (minors)3B4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1972204637TwinsNLindsay Hoyer (minors)C4YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
1972214867TwinsNJames Saunders (minors)3BHSPrince Edward County HS (Farmville, VA)
1972225097TwinsNGary Sargent (minors)INFHSBemidji HS (Bemidji, MN)
1972235327TwinsNJohn Brooks (minors)OF4YrNorthwestern University (Evanston, IL)
1972245547TwinsYLee Sturtevant (minors)RHPHSLaconia HS (Laconia, NH)
1972255767TwinsNKevin Hanzlik (minors)CHSEdison HS (Minneapolis, MN)
1972265966TwinsYLyman Bostock (minors)OF13.0526200423.311.7914YrCalifornia State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
1972276166TwinsNMichael Thissen (minors)RHPHSColumbus HS (Waterloo, IA)
1972286336TwinsYDavid Morrison (minors)OFHSMission Bay HS (San Diego, CA)
1972296485TwinsNRichard Metzger (minors)SSHSHoover HS (Fresno, CA)
1972306635TwinsYMichael Coronado (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1972316774TwinsNCarlos Moreno (minors)LHPHSLennox HS (Lennox, CA)
1972326903TwinsYWilliam O'Connor (minors)RHPJCKingsborough Community College (Brooklyn, NY)
1972337033TwinsYDavid Anna (minors)RHPHSThomas Jefferson HS (Denver, CO)
1972347153TwinsYGary Martin (minors)LHPHSAlpaugh HS (Alpaugh, CA)
1972357253TwinsNTerry Ryan (minors)LHPHSParker HS (Janesville, WI)
1972367353TwinsNMichael Hickman (minors)RHPHSTustin HS (Tustin, CA)

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

36 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (19%). Total of 38.0 WAR, or 5.4 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 2017 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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