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1968 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    19Dick SharonOFHigh SchoolSequoia (Redwood City,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-2195RR1950-04-15San Mateo,CA
    1968-  1-   9-PIT
    MLB1973-19751973-1975
    110Sam Viney1B-PCollegeSan Joaquin Delta CollegeCCCAAFrCAYesOF-3B6-3220RR---Stockton,CA
    1971- 10- 227-MON
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    118Robert TaylorPCollegeRichard Bland CollegeNJCAA---VAYesP------------------
    1968-  1-  18-PIT
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    119Edward NorthropP------------YesP6-3200RR------
    1968-  1-  19-PIT
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    229Brad GratzPHigh SchoolGeorge Schaefer (Southgate,MI)HSHSMIYesP6-0160RL1950-01-19Southgate,MI
    1968-  2-  29-PIT
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    230John CrainPCollegeCabrillo CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP5-10175RR1948-01-26---
    1968-  2-  30-PIT
    ---
    238Jim SnyderOFCollegeEast CarolinaNCAA 1---NCYesOF6-0195RR1946-04-21---
    1968-  2-  38-PIT
    ---
    239James SkovronP------------YesP6-2185RR---West Newbury,MA
    1968-  2-  39-PIT
    ---
    348Mark McLeodC-3B------------YesC-3B---------------California,MD
    1968-  3-  48-PIT
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    349James SamsPHigh SchoolCuyahoga Falls (Cuyahoga Falls,OH)HSHSOHNoP6-0175RR1950-06-24Akron,OH
    1971-  2-  41-CLE
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    358Tom DettoreP-CCollegeJuniata CollegeNCAA 2---PAYesP6-4200LR1947-11-17Canonsburg,PA
    1968-  3-  58-PIT
    MLB1973-19761973-1977
    359George Putz1BCollegeSpringfield CollegeNCAA 1JrMANo3B5-10185LR1947-06-19Rockville,CT
    1969-  2-  42-SLN
    ---
    465Steve LewisP------------YesP6-2208RR---Bakersfield,CA
    1968-  4-  65-PIT
    ---
    469Mike MarinePHigh SchoolWarren (Downey,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-3175RR---Downey,CA
    1968-  4-  69-PIT
    ---
    478Edmund MantiePCollegeSyracuseNCAA 1---NYYesP6-2210BR------
    1968-  4-  63-SFN
    ---
    479Wayne HarlanIFCollegeYakima Valley CollegeNWAACCFrWANoIF------------------
    1969-  3-  53-PIT
    ---
    581Thomas DavisOFCollegeSan Jose City CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF------------------
    1968-  5-  81-PIT
    ---
    593Wayne GarlandPHigh SchoolCohn (Nashville,TN)HSHSTNNoP6-0195RR1950-10-26Nashville,TN
    1969-  1-   5-BAL
    MLB1973-19811969-1982
    695Robert JohnsonPCollegeSalem InternationalNAIA---WVYesP6-2175RR------
    1968-  6-  95-PIT
    ---
    597Jerry Vitatoe3B-OF------------No1B-3B6-1195RR---Alameda,CA
    1969- 34- 793-SFN
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7109Peter PoldiakPCollegeGulf Coast CCNJCAA---FLNoP------------------
    1969- 11- 174-CLE
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    6115Donald SchroederPCollegeGrays Harbor CollegeNWAACC---WANoP6-0193RR1949-03-12Longview,WA
    1969-  4-  72-NYA
    ---
    6117Peter HalfmanOFHigh SchoolJesuit (Carmichael,CA)HSHSCANoOF---------------Carmichael,CA
    1970-  9- 150-SLN
    ---
    7141David Van VolkenburgPHigh SchoolCathedral Prep (Erie,PA)HSHSPANoP---------------Erie,PA
    1968-  7- 141-PIT
    NCAA1969-1972
    8165Michael CooperPHigh SchoolKokomo (Kokomo,IN)HSHSINYesP6-0185RR---Kokomo,IN
    1968-  8- 165-PIT
    ---
    9189Frank Barlow3BHigh SchoolMontour (Pittsburgh,PA)HSHSPAYes3B5-10170BR---Pittsburgh,PA
    1968-  9- 189-PIT
    ---
    10213Ray BorowiczSSHigh SchoolHuntington (Huntington,NY)HSHSNYNoSS6-2255BR---Huntington,NY
    1971-  1-   6-CIN
    ---
    11237Milt MaySSHigh SchoolSt. Petersburg (St. Petersburg,FL)HSHSFLYesC6-0190LR1950-08-01Gary,IN
    1968- 11- 237-PIT
    MLB1970-19841968-1984
    12261Thomas FrattoOFHigh SchoolCambridge Rindge And Latin (Cambridge,MA)HSHSMAYesOF5-11183RR---Cambridge,MA
    1968- 12- 261-PIT
    ---
    13285David EntrekinCHigh SchoolCoatesville Area (Coatesville,PA)HSHSPANoC5-11200RR1950-02-26Coatesville,PA
    1968- 13- 285-PIT
    ---
    14309Bruce KisonpHigh SchoolPasco (Pasco,WA)HSHSWAYesP6-4178RR1950-02-18Pasco,WA
    1968- 14- 309-PIT
    MLB1971-19851968-1985
    15333Rudolph Brooks1BHigh SchoolBerkeley (Berkeley,CA)HSHSCAYes1B6-0160LR---Berkeley,CA
    1968- 15- 333-PIT
    ---
    16357Richard HurtpHigh SchoolLihon (Nashville,TN)HSHSTNNoP---------------Nashville,TN
    1968- 16- 357-PIT
    ---
    17381Chuck Hines3BCollegeFlorida StateNCAA 1---FLYes3B------------------
    1968- 17- 381-PIT
    NCAA1968-1968
    18405Paul MitchellpHigh SchoolWorcester Academy (Worcester,MA)HSHSMANoP6-1195RR1950-08-19Redmond,WA
    1971-  1-   7-BAL
    MLB1975-19801972-1981
    19429Mike GrovesOFHigh SchoolSeminole (Seminole,FL)HSHSFLNoOF---------------Seminole,FL
    1968- 19- 429-PIT
    ---
    20452Steve McFarlandIFHigh SchoolSammamish (Bellevue,WA)HSHSWAYesIF5-10170RR1950-03-30Stockton,CA
    1968- 20- 452-PIT
    ---
    21474Joe UrbanovitchCCollegeVillanovaNCAA 1---PANoC5-10190RR---Jersey City,NJ
    1969-  1-  11-CHN
    ---
    22496Thomas Whalen2B-SSHigh SchoolLowell (Lowell,MA)HSHSMAYes2B-SS5-11178RR1949-02-20Lowell,MA
    1968- 22- 496-PIT
    ---
    23518Dennis FranklinpHigh SchoolTate (Cantonment,FL)HSHSFLNoP------------------
    1968- 23- 518-PIT
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    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    24540Randy BeringerSSHigh SchoolTigard (Tigard,OR)HSHSORYesSS5-11175RR---Tigard,OR
    1968- 24- 540-PIT
    ---
    25562Gary ConboypCollegeGenesee CCNJCAA---NYYesP6-3208RR------
    1968- 25- 562-PIT
    ---
    26584Keith ScruggspHigh SchoolAlleghany County (Covington,VA)HSHSVANoP6-4215RR1949-12-19Clifton Forge,VA
    1971-  2-  29-BOS
    ---
    27606Marvin TuckerOFCollegeCentral MissouriNCAA 2---MONo2B5-11180RR---Independence,MO
    1968- 27- 606-PIT
    ---
    28628Anthony GiordanoCHigh SchoolMost Holy Trinity (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYNoC-OF------------------
    1970- 42- 869-WS2
    ---
    29650Stanley GroutpHigh SchoolPerry Senior (Perry,IA)HSHSIANoP6-2195RR1950-10-12Perry,IA
    1969-  2-  39-KCA
    ---
    30672Larry BarefootpHigh SchoolHallsboro (Hallsboro,NC)HSHSNCYesP6-0177BR---Whiteville,NC
    1968- 30- 672-PIT
    ---
    31694Scott RoswaldOFHigh SchoolNew San Juan (Citrus Heights,CA)HSHSCAYesOF5-9165RR---Citrus Heights,CA
    1968- 31- 694-PIT
    ---
    32713Robert HesslerpHigh SchoolHampton (Hampton,VA)HSHSVAYesP6-2165RR---Hampton,VA
    1968- 32- 713-PIT
    ---
    33731Stephen BentleypHigh SchoolStoneham (Stoneham,MA)HSHSMAYesP6-2175RR---Stoneham,MA
    1968- 33- 731-PIT
    ---
    34747Paul MarcekpHigh SchoolArchbishop Rummel (Omaha,NE)HSHSNENoP---------------Omaha,NE
    1968- 34- 747-PIT
    ---
    35763Roger WrightCHigh SchoolNortheast Lauderdale (Meridian,MS)HSHSMSNoC---------------Meridian,MS
    1968- 35- 763-PIT
    ---
    36778Thomas RambeaupCollegeYork College (Pennsylvania)NCAA 2---PAYesP6-2190LL------
    1968- 36- 778-PIT
    ---
    37792Michael PriceSS-OfHigh SchoolOakland Tech (Oakland,CA)HSHSCANoSS-OF------------------
    1968- 37- 792-PIT
    ---
    38804Barry HouserpCollegeWest ChesterNCAA 1---PAYesP------------------
    1968- 38- 804-PIT
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