1972 Oakland Athletics Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1972 Oakland Athletics 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 Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197212222AthleticsY$20,000Chet Lemon (minors)SS55.719886868215.273.797HSFremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197224622AthleticsNGarret Strong (minors)OFHSFontana HS (Fontana, CA)
197237022AthleticsNJim Willis (minors)1BHSDalles Wahtonka HS (The Dalles, OR)
197249422AthleticsNKenny McKinney (minors)3BHSHazel Green HS (Hazel Green, AL)
1972511822AthleticsNR.J. Harrison (minors)CHSMillikan HS (Long Beach, CA)
1972614222AthleticsYTim Indie (minors)RHPHSAdolfo Camarillo HS (Camarillo, CA)
1972716622AthleticsYClarence Harrell (minors)RHPHSMontevallo HS (Wilton, AL)
1972819022AthleticsYJack Bastable (minors)3B4YrUniversity of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
1972921422AthleticsNDennis Littlejohn (minors)C-0.3782221.203.543HSNorth Torrance HS (Torrance, CA)
19721023822AthleticsNRichard Olson (minors)CHSWashington Union HS (Fresno, CA)
19721126222AthleticsNDon Saulnier (minors)LHPHSWaltham HS (Waltham, MA)
19721228622AthleticsYChris Batton (minors)RHP-0.200020092.000HSSt. Bernard HS (Playa del Rey, CA)
19721331022AthleticsNDave Gronlund (minors)3BHSNorte Vista HS (Riverside, CA)
19721433422AthleticsYJohn Tronerud (minors)RHPHSHerbert Hoover HS (San Diego, CA)
19721535822AthleticsNBob Pate (minors)3B-0.131450.267.625HSCompton HS (Compton, CA)
19721638222AthleticsYRandy Taylor (minors)RHPHSAntelope Valley HS (Lancaster, CA)
19721740622AthleticsYJohn Brownlee (minors)RHPHSWichita HS South (Wichita, KS)
19721843022AthleticsNJim Rollins (minors)RHPHSGlendale HS (Glendale, CA)
19721945422AthleticsNChester Franklin (minors)SSHSChannel Islands HS (Oxnard, CA)
19722047721AthleticsNBob Mosco (minors)SSHSGanesha HS (Pomona, CA)
19722150021AthleticsNJames Chellis (minors)CHSBishop Hartley HS (Columbus, OH)
19722252321AthleticsNDavid Hamilton (minors)OFHSLocke HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19722354520AthleticsYKen Templeton (minors)OFHSSanta Ana Valley HS (Santa Ana, CA)
19722456720AthleticsNRay Anderson (minors)2BHSBonita HS (La Verne, CA)
19722558819AthleticsNCliff Goodknight (minors)RHPHSVenice HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19722660818AthleticsNDennis Sherow (minors)OFHSCompton HS (Compton, CA)
19722762515AthleticsNMark Davison (minors)RHPHSJohn F. Kennedy HS (La Palma, CA)
19722864114AthleticsYThomas Tessar (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO)
19722965613AthleticsYCharles Barnes (minors)OFHSDominguez HS (Compton, CA)
19723067113AthleticsYDennis Root (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
19723168512AthleticsYAlbert Curtis (minors)SSHSSir Francis Drake HS (San Anselmo, CA)
19723269811AthleticsNRon Ward (minors)INFHSEl Cerrito HS (El Cerrito, CA)

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

32 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (12%). Total of 55.1 WAR, or 13.8 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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