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1972 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Bill Paschall was drafted 274th overall in the 1972 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1972 amateur entry draft. A notable pick is considered to be a first round pick or a pick from a subsequent round who was signed and eventually found his way to the Major Leagues.

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Total Players Drafted791Rounds46Total Major Leaguers101
Signed Players441Unsigned Players350Signed%55.8%Unsigned%44.2%
High School Players498College Players286High School%63.0%College%36.2%
Top Signing BonusJamie Quirk ($78,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$74,000

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1972 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Dave RobertsSan Diego Padres3B-C6-3 215 R-R 1951-02-17 21Lebanon,Oregon MLB1972-19821972-1982   CollegeUniversity of Oregon
12Rick ManningCleveland IndiansOF6-1 180 L-R 1954-09-02 17Niagara Falls,New York MLB1972-19871975-1987   High SchoolLaSalle (Niagara Falls,NY)
13Larry ChristensonPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-4 215 R-R 1953-11-10 18Everett,Washington MLB1972-19831973-1983   High SchoolMarysville-Pilchuck (Marysville,WA)
14Roy HowellTexas Rangers3B6-1 190 L-R 1953-12-18 18Lompoc,California MLB1972-19851974-1984   High SchoolLompoc (Lompoc,CA)
15Bobby GoodmanMontreal ExposC6-2 195 R-R 1954-01-08 18West Plains,Missouri AA1977-1977-   High SchoolBishop Byrne (Memphis,TN)
16Dan ThomasMilwaukee BrewersOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-05-09 21Birmingham,Alabama MLB1972-19781976-1977   CollegeSouthern Illinois University
17Larry PayneCincinnati RedsP6-0 185 R-R 1954-02-15 18Huntsville,Texas AAA1977-1978-   High SchoolHuntsville (Huntsville,TX)
18Dick RuthvenMinnesota TwinsP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 21Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986   CollegeFresno State University
19Steve EnglishbeyHouston AstrosOF6-1 190 L-L 1954-08-17 17Houston,Texas A+1978-1978-   High SchoolSouth Houston (Houston,TX)
110Dave ChalkCalifornia Angels3B-SS5-10 175 R-R 1950-08-30 21Del Rio,Texas MLB1972-19811973-1981   CollegeUniversity of Texas
111Preston HannaAtlanta BravesP6-1 195 R-R 1954-09-10 17Pensacola,Florida MLB1972-19831975-1982   High SchoolEscambia (Pensacola,FL)
112Mike OndinaChicago White SoxOF6-2 190 L-R 1954-05-27 18Rancho Cordova,California AAA1977-1979-   High SchoolCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
113Richard BengstonNew York MetsOF6-4 205 R-R 1954-- 18Peoria,Illinois --   High SchoolRichwoods (Peoria,IL)
114Scott McGregorNew York YankeesP6-1 190 B-L 1954-01-18 18Inglewood,California MLB1972-19881976-1988   High SchoolEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA)
115Brian VernoyChicago CubsP6-3 180 L-L 1954-- 18Westminster,California --   High SchoolLa Quinta (Westminster,CA)
116Joel BishopBoston Red SoxSS6-1 180 R-R 1954-02-09 18Sacramento,California --   High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
117John HarbinLos Angeles DodgersSS6-1 185 R-R 1950-- 22Greenville,South Carolina --   CollegeNewberry College
118Jamie QuirkKansas City RoyalsC-3B6-4 200 L-R 1954-10-22 17Whittier,California MLB1972-19921975-1992   High SchoolSt. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)
119Rob DresslerSan Francisco GiantsP6-3 180 R-R 1954-02-02 18Portland,Oregon MLB1972-19801975-1980   High SchoolMadison (Portland,OR)
120Jerry ManuelDetroit Tigers2B6-0 165 B-R 1953-12-23 18Hahira,Georgia MLB1972-19861975-1982   High SchoolCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
121Dan LarsonSt. Louis CardinalsP6-0 180 R-R 1954-07-04 17Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19841976-1982   High SchoolAlhambra (Alhambra,CA)
122Chet LemonOakland AthleticsOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-02-12 17Jackson,Mississippi MLB1972-19901975-1990   High SchoolFremont (Los Angeles,CA)
123Dwayne PeltierPittsburgh PiratesSS6-2 185 R-R 1954-- 18Anaheim,California --   High SchoolServite (Anaheim,CA)
124Ken ThomasBaltimore OriolesC5-11 180 R-R 1953-- 19Bellville,Ohio --   High SchoolClear Fork (Bellville,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
227Tom UnderwoodPhiladelphia PhilliesP5-11 170 R-L 1953-12-22 18Kokomo,Indiana MLB1973-19851974-1984   High SchoolKokomo (Kokomo,IN)
228Ron PruittTexas RangersOF-C6-0 185 R-R 1951-10-21 20Flint,Michigan MLB1971-19831975-1983   CollegeMichigan State University
229Ellis ValentineMontreal ExposOF6-4 207 R-R 1954-07-30 17Helena,Arkansas MLB1972-19851975-1985   High SchoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
234Bruce BochteCalifornia Angels1B-OF6-3 200 L-L 1950-11-12 21Pasadena,California MLB1972-19861974-1986   CollegeSanta Clara University
238Ken ClayNew York YankeesP6-3 195 R-R 1954-04-06 18Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1972-19811977-1981   High SchoolE.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA)
240Steve DillardBoston Red Sox2B-3B6-1 180 R-R 1951-02-08 21Memphis,Tennessee MLB1972-19821975-1982   CollegeUniversity of Mississippi
242Dennis LeonardKansas City RoyalsP6-1 190 R-R 1951-05-08 21Brooklyn,New York MLB1972-19861974-1986   CollegeIona College
243Bob KnepperSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 18Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990   High SchoolCalistoga (Calistoga,CA)
247John CandelariaPittsburgh PiratesP6-6 225 R-L 1953-11-06 18Brooklyn,New York MLB1967-19931975-1993   High SchoolLaSalle Academy (New York,NY)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
350Dennis EckersleyCleveland IndiansP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 17Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998   High SchoolWashington (Fremont,CA)
353Gary CarterMontreal ExposC6-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 18Culver City,California MLB1972-19921974-1992   High SchoolSunny Hills (Fullerton,CA)
356Willie NorwoodMinnesota TwinsOF6-0 185 R-R 1950-11-07 21Long Beach,California MLB1972-19801977-1980   CollegeUniversity of La Verne
361Craig SwanNew York MetsP6-3 215 R-R 1950-11-30 21Van Nuys,California MLB1969-19841973-1984   CollegeArizona State University
363Mike GordonChicago CubsC6-3 215 B-R 1953-09-11 18Leominster,Massachusetts MLB1977-19791977-1978   High SchoolBrockton (Brockton,MA)
365Bob DetherageLos Angeles DodgersOF6-0 180 R-R 1954-09-20 17Springfield,Missouri MLB1973-19811980-1980   High SchoolHillcrest (Springfield,MO)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
476Brian DoyleTexas Rangers2B-SS5-10 160 L-R 1955-01-26 17Louisville,Kentucky MLB1972-19821978-1981   High SchoolCaverna (Cave City,KY)
482Dave MachemerCalifornia Angels2B5-11 180 R-R 1951-05-24 21St. Joseph,Michigan MLB1977-19821978-1979   CollegeCentral Michigan University
486Mickey KluttsNew York Yankees3B5-11 189 R-R 1954-09-20 17Montebello,California MLB1972-19831976-1983   High SchoolEl Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)
492Dan MeyerDetroit Tigers1B-OF5-11 180 L-R 1952-08-03 19Hamilton,Ohio MLB1972-19871974-1985   CollegeSanta Ana College
495Tim JonesPittsburgh PiratesP6-5 220 B-R 1954-01-24 18Sacramento,California MLB1977-19781977-1977   High SchoolPonderosa (Shingle Springs,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
597Randy JonesSan Diego PadresP6-0 178 R-L 1950-01-12 22Fullerton,California MLB1971-19821973-1982   CollegeChapman University
5101Dennis BlairMontreal ExposP6-5 182 R-R 1954-06-05 18Middletown,Ohio MLB1972-19801974-1980   High SchoolEisenhower (Rialto,CA)
5110Darryl JonesNew York YankeesOF5-10 175 R-R 1951-06-05 21Meadville,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19791979-1979   CollegeWestminster College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6123Bill NahorodnyPhiladelphia PhilliesC6-2 200 R-R 1953-08-31 18Hamtramck,Michigan MLB1972-19851976-1984   CollegeSt. Clair County Community College
6128Doug ClareyMinnesota Twins2B6-0 180 R-R 1954-04-20 18Los Angeles,California MLB1976-19781976-1976   High SchoolHomestead (Cupertino,CA)
6132George EnrightChicago White SoxC5-11 175 R-R 1954-05-09 18New Britain,Connecticut MLB1976-19801976-1976   High SchoolHialeah (Hialeah,FL)
6133Brock PembertonNew York Mets1B6-3 190 B-L 1953-11-05 18Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1974-19801974-1975   High SchoolMarina (Huntington Beach,CA)
6135Buddy SchultzChicago CubsP6-0 175 R-L 1950-09-19 21Cleveland,Ohio MLB1970-19821975-1979   CollegeMiami University
6136Don AaseBoston Red SoxP6-3 222 R-R 1954-10-08 17Orange,California MLB1972-19901977-1990   High SchoolMillikan (Long Beach,CA)
6143Ken MachaPittsburgh Pirates3B-1B6-2 217 R-R 1950-09-29 21Monroeville,Pennsylvania MLB1972-19861974-1981   CollegeUniversity of Pittsburgh
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7152Randy BassMinnesota Twins1B6-1 210 L-R 1954-03-13 18Lawton,Oklahoma MLB1972-19821977-1982   High SchoolLawton (Lawton,OK)
7167Willie RandolphPittsburgh Pirates2B5-11 171 R-R 1954-07-06 17Holly Hill,South Carolina MLB1972-19921975-1992   High SchoolTilden (Brooklyn,NY)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9205Craig CacekNew York Mets1B6-1 200 R-R 1954-09-10 17Hollywood,California MLB1977-19821977-1977   High SchoolJames Monroe (North Hills,CA)
9213Mike ProlySt. Louis CardinalsP6-0 185 R-R 1950-12-15 21Jamaica,New York MLB1972-19841976-1983   CollegeSt. John's University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10217Jerry TurnerSan Diego PadresOF5-9 180 L-L 1954-01-17 18Texarkana,Arkansas MLB1972-19831974-1983   High SchoolVenice (Los Angeles,CA)
10232Andy MerchantBoston Red SoxC5-11 185 L-R 1950-08-30 21Mobile,Alabama MLB1969-19791975-1976   CollegeAuburn University
10236Leon RobertsDetroit TigersOF6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 21Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984   CollegeUniversity of Michigan
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11245Mike HartMontreal ExposOF6-3 185 B-R 1951-12-20 20Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1972-19831980-1980   CollegeKalamazoo Valley Community College
11258Rodney ScottKansas City Royals2B-SS6-0 160 B-R 1953-10-16 18Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1972-19831975-1982   High SchoolArlington (Indianapolis,IN)
11264Bobby BrownBaltimore OriolesOF6-1 205 B-R 1954-05-24 18Norfolk,Virginia MLB1972-19851979-1985   High SchoolNorthampton (Eastville,VA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12265Rusty GerhardtSan Diego PadresP5-9 175 B-L 1950-08-13 21Baltimore,Maryland MLB1969-19831974-1974   CollegeClemson University
12286Chris BattonOakland AthleticsP6-4 195 R-R 1954-08-24 17Los Angeles,California MLB1976-19791976-1976   High SchoolSt. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14321Jim CrawfordHouston AstrosP6-3 200 L-L 1950-09-29 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19781973-1978   CollegeArizona State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15342Roger MillerMilwaukee BrewersP6-3 200 R-R 1954-08-01 17Connellsville,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19771974-1974   High SchoolUniontown Area (Uniontown,PA)
15352Ernie WhittBoston Red SoxC6-2 200 L-R 1952-06-13 20Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19911976-1991   CollegeMacomb Community College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16372Nyls NymanChicago White SoxOF6-0 170 L-R 1954-03-07 18Detroit,Michigan MLB1974-19791974-1977   High SchoolCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
16378George ThroopKansas City RoyalsP6-7 205 R-R 1950-11-24 21Pasadena,California MLB1970-19791975-1979   CollegeLong Beach State University
16380Dave LemanczykDetroit TigersP6-4 235 R-R 1950-08-17 21Syracuse,New York MLB1972-19801973-1980   CollegeHartwick College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17399Ray BurrisChicago CubsP6-5 200 R-R 1950-08-22 21Idabel,Oklahoma MLB1972-19871973-1987   CollegeSouthwestern Oklahoma State University
17401Glenn BurkeLos Angeles DodgersOF6-0 195 R-R 1952-11-16 19Oakland,California MLB1976-19801976-1979   CollegeMerritt College
17404Vern RuhleDetroit TigersP6-1 187 R-R 1951-01-25 21Coleman,Michigan MLB1972-19871974-1986   CollegeOlivet College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19436Bobby ThompsonTexas RangersOF5-11 175 B-R 1953-11-03 18Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1977-19781978-1978   High SchoolHarding University (Charlotte,NC)
19452Mark WagnerDetroit TigersSS6-1 175 R-R 1954-03-04 18Conneaut,Ohio MLB1972-19971976-1984   High SchoolHarbor (Ashtabula,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20470Wayne TyroneChicago CubsOF-3B6-1 185 R-R 1950-08-01 21Alice,Texas MLB1972-19791976-1976   CollegeUT Rio Grande Valley
20479Mike WillisBaltimore OriolesP6-2 210 L-L 1950-12-26 21Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1972-19821977-1981   CollegeVanderbilt University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21492Bob KammeyerNew York YankeesP6-4 210 R-R 1950-12-02 21Kansas City,Kansas MLB1970-19801978-1979   CollegeStanford University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22507Bob SheldonMilwaukee Brewers2B6-0 170 L-R 1950-11-27 21Montebello,California MLB1974-19771974-1977   CollegeLoyola Marymount University
22525Willie RoysterBaltimore OriolesC5-11 180 R-R 1954-04-11 18Clarksville,Virginia MLB1972-19831981-1981   High SchoolSpingarn (Washington,DC)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24552Greg ErardiMilwaukee BrewersP6-1 190 R-R 1954-05-31 18Syracuse,New York MLB1977-19771977-1977   High SchoolLiverpool (Liverpool,NY)
24564Ed HalickiSan Francisco GiantsP6-7 220 R-R 1950-10-04 21Newark,New Jersey MLB1972-19801974-1980   CollegeMonmouth College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25572Mike HargroveTexas Rangers1B6-0 195 L-L 1949-10-26 22Perryton,Texas MLB1972-19851974-1985   CollegeNorthwestern Oklahoma State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
26596Lyman BostockMinnesota TwinsOF6-1 180 L-R 1950-11-22 21Birmingham,Alabama MLB1972-19781975-1978   CollegeCal State Northridge
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
27623George CappuzzelloDetroit TigersP6-0 175 R-L 1954-01-15 18Youngstown,Ohio MLB1973-19841981-1982   High SchoolUrsuline (Youngstown,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
28642Butch AlbertsPittsburgh Pirates3B6-2 205 R-R 1950-05-04 22Williamsport,Pennsylvania MLB1971-19801978-1978   CollegeUniversity of Cincinnati