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Jim Gideon was drafted 68th overall by the Detroit Tigers in 1972
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)BonusScout(s)
2000244June-RegD2Mike TonisKansas City Royals21CC6-3 220 R-R MLB1998-20042004-2004ColUniversity of CaliforniaSFNCAA 1YesCACA   0.8Dave Herrera
199814June-RegD2Jeff AustinKansas City Royals21PP6-0 185 R-R MLB1996-20052001-2003ColStanford UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   2.7Dave Herrera
199717June-RegD2Dan ReichertKansas City Royals20PP6-3 175 R-R MLB1995-20121999-2003ColPacificSFNCAA 1YesCACA   1.5Dave Herrera
19977211June-RegD1Joe DillonKansas City Royals211B3B6-2 205 R-R MLB1996-20102005-2009ColTexas Tech UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCATX   -Dave HerreraBill Price
198924621June-RegD1Louis TalbertKansas City Royals21pP5-11 165 R-R AA1988-1991-ColLassen Community CollegeSFCCCAAYesLACA   -Dave Herrera