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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
197328613June-RegD1Billy SampleTexas Rangers183BOF5-9 175 R-R MLB1976-19861978-1986HSAndrew Lewis (Salem,VA)SFHSHSNoVAVA   -
197328614June-RegD1Steve ScottCleveland Indians-pP   - NCAA1975-1976HSEast Ridge (St. Ann,IL)SFHSHSNoILIL   -
197328615June-RegD1Lee CookSan Francisco Giants-EpP6-2 175 R-L --ColTreasure Valley CCSFNWAACCYes--OR   -
197328616June-RegD2Robert VerbeckCalifornia Angels-CC6-0 195 R-R --ColMissouri Western State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesKSMO   -
197328617June-RegD1Paul JoyceMontreal Expos19pP6-3 205 R-R A-1977-1977ColLSUSFNCAA 1Yes--LA   -
197328618June-RegD1Robert BechtelheimerKansas City Royals-pP   - --HSHerndon (Herndon,VA)SFHSHSNo--VA   -
197328619June-RegD1Mark HamiltonAtlanta Braves-1B1B   - --HSNorth Springs (Atlanta,GA)SFHSHSNo--GA   -
197328620June-RegD1Robbie HendersonMinnesota Twins-SSSS-3B6-3 190 B-R A1978-1979HSClairemont (San Diego,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197328621June-RegD1Carmen CaldwellSt. Louis Cardinals-1B-OF1B-OF   - --HSJohn Jay (San Antonio,TX)SFHSHSNoTXTX   -
197328622June-RegD1Jack PatchinNew York Yankees-CC   - --ColCrowderSFNJCAANo--MO   -
197328623June-RegD2Larry CalufettiNew York Mets22CC6-2 220 R-R --ColSouthern IllinoisSFNCAA 1YesILIL   -
197328624June-RegD1Chuck PorterBaltimore Orioles17pP6-3 188 R-R MLB1974-19861981-1985HSPerry Hall (Baltimore,MD)SFHSHSNoMDMD   -
197328625June-RegD1Robbie HatfieldChicago Cubs-SSSS5-9 165 R-R --ColNortheast Texas CCSFNJCAAYesTXTX   -
197328626June-RegD1Fred SwansonDetroit Tigers18OFOF6-1 175 L-L --HSPine River (Tustin,MI)SFHSHSYesMIMI   -
197328627June-RegD1Barry SmithChicago White Sox-pP6-2 170 R-R --HSCummings (Burlington,NC)SFHSHSYesNCNC   -
197328628June-RegD1Pierre LyonsCincinnati Reds-pP6-0   R-R A+1978-1978HSRiverdale (Murfreesboro,TN)SFHSHSYesTNTN   -
197328629June-RegD1Gary WilliamsOakland Athletics17pP6-3 190 R-R AA1977-1977HSLos Alamitos (Los Alamitos,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197328630June-RegD1Lawrence JonesPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - --HSSeminole (Seminole,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -