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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
1976112June-RegD4Billy SimpsonTexas Rangers18OFSS6-2 185 R-R A+1977-1978HSLakewood (Lakewood,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1976236June-RegD1Steve FinchTexas Rangers18PP6-3 190 R-R AAA1977-1986HSCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1976360June-RegD1Mike GriffinTexas Rangers19PP6-5 197 R-R MLB1977-19891979-1989HSWoodland (Woodland,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1976484June-RegD1Brian AllardTexas Rangers18PP6-1 175 R-R MLB1976-19841979-1981HSHenry Senachwine (Henry,IL)SFHSHSYesILIL   -
19765108June-RegD1Paul RudinanTexas Rangers-PP6-2 205 R-R --HSDuval (Lanham,MD)SFHSHSNoMDMD   -
19766132June-RegD1David PetersonTexas Rangers19PP6-0 205 R-R A1977-1977HSWilson (Portland,OR)SFHSHSYesOROR   -
19767156June-RegD1Ted DavisTexas Rangers17PP6-5 215 R-R AAA1977-1983HSFairmont Heights (Cheverly,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
19768180June-RegD1Kevin KeenanTexas Rangers20PP6-7 205 R-R AA1977-1982ColSlippery Rock PennsylvaniaSFNCAA 2YesPAPA   -
19769204June-RegD1Alphonso LewisTexas Rangers18OF-COF-C6-2 190 R-R Rk1977-1977HSPensacola (Pensacola,FL)SFHSHSYesFLFL   -
197610228June-RegD2Billy SampleTexas Rangers213B-OFOF5-9 175 R-R MLB1976-19861978-1986ColJames MadisonSFNCAA 2YesVAVA   -
197611252June-RegD1Peter ZilonisTexas Rangers19SSSS6-2 195 R-R --HSRindge Tech (Cambridge,MA)SFHSHSYesMAMA   -
197612276June-RegD1Andre RobertsonTexas Rangers18SSSS-2B5-10 160 R-R MLB1979-19891981-1985HSWest Orange-Stark (Orange,TX)SFHSHSNoTXTX   -
197613300June-RegD1Michael GumanTexas Rangers-pP   - --HSBethlehem Catholic (Bethlehem,PA)SFHSHSNoPAPA   -
197614324June-RegD1James CapowskiTexas Rangers18SSSS6-2 165 R-R AA1977-1979HSRoosevelt (Yonkers,NY)SFHSHSYesNJNY   -
197615348June-RegD1Greg EasonTexas Rangers17pP5-11 175 L-L A1978-1980HSEscambia (Pensacola,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
197616372June-RegD1Brian SnyderTexas Rangers18pP6-3 185 L-L MLB1977-19901985-1989HSChantilly (Chantilly,VA)SFHSHSNoNJVA   -
197617396June-RegD1Glenn WilliamsTexas Rangers21OFOF6-0 190 R-R A1977-1977ColSan Jose StateSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197618420June-RegD1Richard HerethTexas Rangers-CC   - --HSColerain (Cincinnati,OH)SFHSHSNoOHOH   -
197619444June-RegD1Mike JaccarTexas Rangers21IFIF6-1 170 B-R AA1977-1978ColSouthern MethodistSFNCAA 1YesMTTX   -
197620468June-RegD2Doug DuncanTexas Rangers21OFC6-0 185 R-R AA1977-1978ColTexasSFNCAA 1YesILTX   -
197621492June-RegD2Mike WilliamsonTexas Rangers22pP6-4 195 R-R A1973-1977ColStanfordSFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197622515June-RegD1Wayne WilkersonTexas Rangers21OFOF6-2 175 R-R AA1977-1978ColAmericanSFNCAA 1YesMDDC   -
197623538June-RegD1Gordon HawkinsTexas Rangers-pP   - --HSSurratsville (Clinton,MD)SFHSHSNoMDMD   -
197624558June-RegD1Monte McAbeeTexas Rangers17OFOF5-10 170 L-L AA1978-1983HSMedford (Medford,OR)SFHSHSNoOROR   -
197625578June-RegD1Vincent MerollaTexas Rangers-pP   - --HSMadison (Brooklyn,NY)SFHSHSNo--NY   -
197626597June-RegD2Timothy BjellandTexas Rangers-SSSS   - --HSMillikan (Long Beach,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197627613June-RegD2Paul AdamsTexas Rangers-1BC   - --ColVirginia TechSFSrNCAA 1NoVAVA   -
197628628June-RegD1Timothy KnightTexas Rangers18OFOF5-9 172 L-L AAA1980-1986HSMainland (Daytona Beach,FL)SFHSHSNoFLFL   -