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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)Bonus
1972225June-RegD1Michael AllenSan Diego Padres17PP6-3 190 R-R AAA1977-1980HSMarple Newtown (Newton Square,PA)SFHSHSYesPAPA   -
1972226June-RegD1Bob GrossmanCleveland Indians21POF6-4 200 R-R AAA1977-1978ColMarylandSFNCAA 1YesCAMD   -
1972227June-RegD1Tom UnderwoodPhiladelphia Phillies18PP5-11 170 R-L MLB1973-19851974-1984HSKokomo (Kokomo,IN)SFHSHSYesININ   -
1972228June-RegD1Ron PruittTexas Rangers20C-OFOF-C6-0 185 R-R MLB1972-19831975-1983ColMichigan StateSFNCAA 1YesMIMI   -
1972229June-RegD1Ellis ValentineMontreal Expos17C-OFOF6-4 207 R-R MLB1972-19851975-1985HSCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)SFHSHSYesARCA   -
1972230June-RegD2Jerry MantloMilwaukee Brewers20OFC6-3 200 R-R --ColArizona StateSFNCAA 1YesCAAZ   -
1972231June-RegD1Randy WallaceCincinnati Reds-3B-OFOF   - --HSEnglewood (Jacksonville,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
1972232June-RegD1Clay WestlakeMinnesota Twins17C-1BC-1B6-3 210 L-R A+1977-1978HSLoara (Anaheim,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1972233June-RegD1Stan FloydHouston Astros19CC5-10 190 R-R A+1977-1978HSGeorge Wythe (Richmond,VA)SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
1972234June-RegD1Bruce BochteCalifornia Angels211B-OF1B-OF6-3 200 L-L MLB1972-19861974-1986ColSanta ClaraSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
1972235June-RegD1George LusicAtlanta Braves18PP6-1 170 R-R AAA1977-1978HSSan Pedro (San Pedro,CA)SFHSHSYesWICA   -
1972236June-RegD1Cleo KilpatrickChicago White Sox18OFOF5-10 175 L-L AAA1977-1978HSBooker T. Washington (Tulsa,OK)SFHSHSYesOKOK   -
1972237June-RegD1Craig SkoglundNew York Mets-OFOF6-1 180 R-R --HSClairemont (San Diego,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1972238June-RegD1Ken ClayNew York Yankees18PP6-3 195 R-R MLB1972-19811977-1981HSE.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA)SFHSHSYesVAVA   -
1972239June-RegD1Clifford HallChicago Cubs-OFOF6-0 175 L-L --HSTamalpais (Mill Valley,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1972240June-RegD2Steve DillardBoston Red Sox21SS2B-3B6-1 180 R-R MLB1972-19821975-1982ColMississippiSFNCAA 1YesTNMS   -
1972241June-RegD1Cleo SmithLos Angeles Dodgers181B-OF1B-OF6-0 190 R-R AAA1977-1978HSElls (Richmond,CA)SFHSHSYesARCA   -
1972242June-RegD1Dennis LeonardKansas City Royals21PP6-1 190 R-R MLB1972-19861974-1986ColIona CollegeSFNCAA 1YesNYNY   -
1972243June-RegD1Bob KnepperSan Francisco Giants18PP6-2 210 L-L MLB1972-19901976-1990HSCalistoga (Calistoga,CA)SFHSHSYesOHCA   -
1972244June-RegD1John ValleDetroit Tigers173B3B6-0 180 R-R AAA1977-1984HSHoly Cross (Flushing,NY)SFHSHSYesNYNY   -
1972245June-RegD1Gary BlackwellSt. Louis Cardinals18SSSS6-0 170 R-R --HSBen C. Rain (Mobile,AL)SFHSHSYesALAL   -
1972246June-RegD1Garrett StrongOakland Athletics18OFOF6-0 195 L-L AA1977-1977HSFontana (Fontana,CA)SFHSHSNoHICA   -
1972247June-RegD1John CandelariaPittsburgh Pirates18PP6-6 225 R-L MLB1967-19931975-1993HSLaSalle Academy (New York,NY)SFHSHSYesNYNY   -
1972248June-RegD1John O'RearBaltimore Orioles-SSSS6-0 170 R-R AAA1977-1980HSTarrant (Tarrant,AL)SFHSHSYesALAL   -