New York Mets 5th Round Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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New York Mets 5th Round Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 4th round / 5th round / 6th round

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
198651rg12622NThomas Henderson (minors)CJCCitrus College (Glendora, CA)
198551rg12319NMark Howell (minors)CJCHoward College (Big Spring, TX)
198451rg1062NRichard Yochem (minors)CJCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
198351rg1073NRob Robinson (minors)RHPJCLower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
198251rg1106YScott Adams (minors)RHP4YrAlabama Christian College (Montgomery, AL)
198151rg1073YJame Cazet (minors)SSJCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
198051rg1062NMichael Sims (minors)RHPJCJohnson County Community College (Overland Park, KS)
197951rg1051NMichael Befort (minors)RHPJCAllen Community College (Iola, KS)
197851rg1063NRicky Jones (minors)3B0.416330.182.550JCChipola College (Marianna, FL)
197751rg11411NJohn Hessler (minors)RHPJCCrowder College (Neosho, MO)
197651rg998NKendall Driggers (minors)RHPJCFlorida State College at Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL)
197551rg923NRobert Simmons (minors)PJCBroward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
197451rg9912NAnthony Castro (minors)OFJCSouthwestern College (Chula Vista, CA)
197351rg948NMark Kramer (minors)OFJCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
197251rg999YRandy Tate (minors)RHP-0.726410.000.024265134.451.500JCCalhoun Community College (Decatur, AL)
197151rg876YFrank Estrada (minors)RHPJCCuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA)
197051rg12023NRonald Burns (minors)RHP4YrNorth Greenville University (Tigerville, SC)
196751rg703NArnie Chonko (minors)1B4YrThe Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
196651rg682NJohn Cervi (minors)1BJCState University of New York Erie (Buffalo, NY)

Other Rounds: 4th round / 5th round / 6th round

19 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (10%). Total of -0.3 WAR, or -0.1 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

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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