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Ozzie Smith was drafted 146th overall by the Detroit Tigers in 1976
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
197925619June-RegD1Kevin StegerSeattle Mariners22pP6-5 225 L-R AA1979-1983-ColNew Mexico State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesMINM   -
197925620June-RegD1Scott LaVielleNew York Mets21CC6-3   R-R A-1979-1979-ColOlympic CollegeSFNWAACCYesWAWA   -
197925621June-RegD1Robert KennedyAtlanta Braves18pP6-1 180 R-R A1979-1982-ColCochise CollegeSFNJCAAYes--AZ   -
197925622June-RegD1Ron SylviaOakland Athletics19pP6-5 205 R-R AA1980-1983-ColCal State Los AngelesSFNCAA 1NoCACA   -
197925623June-RegD1Phil BaskervilleSt. Louis Cardinals22OFOF6-0 170 L-R A+1979-1980-ColElon UniversitySFNAIAYes--NC   -
197925624June-RegD1Larry HrynkoCleveland Indians21pP6-3 200 R-R AAA1979-1984-ColSaint Xavier UniversitySFNAIAYesILIL   -
197925625June-RegD2Chris JonesHouston Astros21OFOF6-0 183 L-L MLB1979-19911985-1986ColSan Diego State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesCACA   -
197925626June-RegD1Len KasperChicago White Sox181B1B   - ---HSProviso West (Hillside,IL) SFHSHSNo--IL   -
197925627June-RegD2Bud YanusMontreal Expos22pP6-2 190 R-R AA1979-1983-ColEastern Michigan UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesMIMI   -
197925628June-RegD1Brendan RosenbergMinnesota Twins22OFOF6-0 185 R-R A+1979-1980-ColRowan UniversitySFNCAA 3Yes--NJ   -
197925629June-RegD1Mike KelleyChicago Cubs21OFOF5-9 165 L-L AA1979-1982-ColMississippi State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--MS   -
197925630June-RegD1William HardyDetroit Tigers21OFOF5-11 181 R-R AA1979-1981-ColAlabama State UniversitySFNCAA 2Yes--AL   -
197925631June-RegD1Mark HoffmanSan Diego Padres18pP   - -1981-1981-HSMount Eden (Hayward,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197925632June-RegD1Paul WirkusCalifornia Angels21OFOF6-2 190 R-R A1979-1981-ColSan Diego State UniversitySFNCAA 1NoCACA   -
197925633June-RegD1Joey FarrillPittsburgh Pirates-pP   - -1981-1981-HSMosley (Panama City,FL) SFHSHSNo--FL   -
197925634June-RegD1Elwood ZebleyTexas Rangers22CC6-4 205 R-R AA1979-1979-ColTowson UniversitySFNCAA 2Yes--MD   -
197925635June-RegD1James KellySan Francisco Giants18pP   - ---HSWestwood (Fort Pierce,FL) SFHSHSNo--FL   -
197925636June-RegD2David PfeifferBaltimore Orioles23pP6-1 175 R-R Rk1979-1979-ColNorthwest Missouri State UniversitySFNCAA 2YesMOMO   -
197925637June-RegD1David MitchellPhiladelphia Phillies18pP6-3 185 R-R A+1979-1981-HSLeesburg (Leesburg,FL) SFHSHSYesFLFL   -
197925638June-RegD1Jeff TwittyKansas City Royals21pP6-2 185 L-L MLB1979-19821980-1980ColUniversity of South CarolinaSFNCAA 1YesSCSC   -
197925639June-RegD1Kurt KepshireCincinnati Reds19pP6-1 180 L-R MLB1979-19891984-1986ColUniversity of New HavenSFNCAA 2YesCTCT   -
197925640June-RegD1James KoontzMilwaukee Brewers22pP6-1 200 R-R AAA1980-1985-ColClarion University of PennsylvaniaSFNCAA 2NoPAPA   -
197925641June-RegD1Leonard CollinsLos Angeles Dodgers18SS-OFSS-OF   - ---HSHiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197925642June-RegD1Jeff RudolphNew York Yankees21C-3BC-3B6-0 185 R-R A+1978-1981-ColUniversity of Central FloridaSFNCAA 2YesMAFL   -