3rd Round of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft

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3rd Round of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1971 3rd / 1972 2nd / 1972 3rd / 1972 4th / 1973 3rd

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
1972349FrRnd1PadresYGary Walls (minors)SSHSBirmingham HS (Birmingham, AL)
1972350FrRnd2IndiansYDennis Eckersley (minors)RHP62.12181813.133.37210711971713.51.16390HSWashington HS (Fremont, CA)
1972351FrRnd3PhilliesYRickey White (minors)2BHSFresno HS (Fresno, CA)
1972352FrRnd4RangersYJeff Scott (minors)RHPHSEastridge HS (Kankakee, IL)
1972353FrRnd5ExposYGary Carter (minors)C70.222967971324.263.773HSSunny Hills HS (Fullerton, CA)
1972354FrRnd6BrewersYRoger Alexander (minors)RHPHSNorman HS (Norman, OK)
1972355FrRnd7RedsYDavid Embree (minors)INFHSBishop Gallagher HS (Detroit, MI)
1972356FrRnd8TwinsYWillie Norwood (minors)OF-1.329485418.242.6564YrUniversity of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
1972357FrRnd9AstrosYLonnie Newland (minors)SSHSHobbs HS (Hobbs, NM)
1972358FrRnd10AngelsYAl Dopfel (minors)RHP4YrMassachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
1972359FrRnd11BravesYBobby Jack (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1972360FrRnd12White SoxNGene Stohs (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
1972361FrRnd13MetsYCraig Swan (minors)RHP12.72293581.151.37423159723.741.2724YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1972362FrRnd14YankeesYDennis Irwin (minors)CHSHanford HS (Hanford, CA)
1972363FrRnd15CubsYMike Gordon (minors)C-0.612280.071.307HSBrockton HS (Brockton, MA)
1972364FrRnd16Red SoxYRandy Markley (minors)OFHSLynwood HS (Lynwood, CA)
1972365FrRnd17DodgersYBob Detherage (minors)RHP-0.120261.308.833HSHillcrest HS (Springfield, MO)
1972366FrRnd18RoyalsNPaul Adams (minors)CHSCastlewood HS (Castlewood, VA)
1972367FrRnd19GiantsNMike Kirkland (minors)3BHSPasadena HS (Pasadena, TX)
1972368FrRnd20TigersNJim Gideon (minors)RHP-0.20001007.942.120HSBellaire HS (Bellaire, TX)
1972369FrRnd21CardinalsYJohn Crider (minors)OFHSCarlsbad HS (Carlsbad, NM)
1972370FrRnd22AthleticsNJim Willis (minors)1BHSDalles Wahtonka HS (The Dalles, OR)
1972371FrRnd23PiratesNJohn Poloni (minors)LHP-0.10002106.431.290HSLutheran West HS (Detroit, MI)
1972372FrRnd24OriolesYRandy Benson (minors)LHP4YrPfeiffer University (Misenheimer, NC)

Other Rounds: 1971 3rd / 1972 2nd / 1972 3rd / 1972 4th / 1973 3rd

24 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (33%). Total of 142.7 WAR, or 17.8 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

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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