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1972 Houston Astros Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    17Bob GerdesPCollegeMiami-Dade CollegeNJCAAFrFLNoP6-4190RR1954-01-05Cincinnati,OH
    1973-  2-  34-NYN
    A+1977-1977
    19Steve EnglishbeyOFHigh SchoolSouth Houston (Houston,TX)HSHSTXYes1B6-1190LL1954-08-17Houston,TX
    1972-  1-   9-HOU
    A+1978-1978
    110William MeyerSSCollegeIndian River CCNJCAA---FLNoSS6-4190RR------
    1973-  1-  13-LAN
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    114Rick BethkePCollegeCerritos CollegeCCCAA---CANoP6-1190LL1953-08-07Lynwood,CA
    1973-  2-  26-TEX
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    228Lawrence LeeC------------YesOF------------------
    1972-  2-  28-HOU
    NCAA1973-1973
    233Stan FloydCHigh SchoolGeorge Wythe (Richmond,VA)HSHSVAYesC-OF5-10190RR1953-06-05Richmond,VA
    1972-  2-  33-HOU
    A+1977-1978
    234Howard AshlockPCollegePalm Beach State CollegeNJCAA---FLYesP-1B6-2200LL------
    1976-  4-  86-BAL
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    357David MeitesSPCollegeBowling Green StateNCAA 1---OHYesSP------------------
    1972-  3-  57-HOU
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    357Lonnie NewlandSSHigh SchoolHobbs (Hobbs,NM)HSHSNMYesSS6-0175RR1953-12-03Hobbs,NM
    1972-  3-  57-HOU
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    481David BrooksPHigh SchoolMerced (Merced,CA)HSHSCAYesP6-4205BR1954-01-16Fort Worth,TX
    1972-  4-  81-HOU
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    5105Kenny Reed2BCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1---AZYes2B5-9162RR1950-10-01Chicago,IL
    1972-  5- 105-HOU
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    6129Donnie SimsOFHigh SchoolDorman (Roebuck,SC)HSHSSCYesOF6-0170LL1954-08-18Spartanburg,SC
    1972-  6- 129-HOU
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    7153Michael OdumOFHigh SchoolTucson (Tucson,AZ)HSHSAZNoP6-0170RL---Tucson,AZ
    1972-  7- 153-HOU
    A+1977-1978
    8177Wayne WilliamsSSHigh SchoolAbilene (Abilene,TX)HSHSTXNoOF5-11160RR1954-01-31King George,VA
    1975- 16- 361-CAL
    AA1979-1980
    9201Wymon WintonCHigh SchoolCotaco (Sommerville,AL)HSHSALNoC------RR---Sommerville,AL
    1972-  9- 201-HOU
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    10225David RalstinOFHigh SchoolHomestead (Cupertino,CA)HSHSCAYesOF6-0---RR1954-03-11Palo Alto,CA
    1972- 10- 225-HOU
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    11249Pete PadgettPHigh SchoolDel Valle (Livermore,CA)HSHSCANoP---------------Livermore,CA
    1977-  3-  52-DET
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    12273Roy Lee JacksonpHigh SchoolOpelika (Opelika,AL)HSHSALNoP6-2194RR1954-05-01Opelika,AL
    1972- 12- 273-HOU
    MLB1977-19861975-1987
    13297Kevin StephensonpHigh SchoolLyman (Longwood,FL)HSHSFLNoP6-3175RR1954-04-04Ann Arbor,MI
    1973-  4-  76-BOS
    AAA1977-1979
    14321Jim CrawfordpCollegeArizona StateNCAA 1SrAZYesP6-3200LL1950-09-29Chicago,IL
    1972- 14- 321-HOU
    MLB1973-19781969-1978
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    15345Richard KoenigOFHigh SchoolCardinal Newman (West Palm Beach,FL)HSHSFLNoOF---------------West Palm Beach,FL
    1972- 15- 345-HOU
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    16369Mike Markl2BCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYes2B5-9165BR1950-05-30San Antonio,TX
    1972- 16- 369-HOU
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    17393Paul DillardSSHigh SchoolDouglass (Oklahoma City,OK)HSHSOKYesSS5-11175RR1953-12-02Oklahoma City,OK
    1972- 17- 393-HOU
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    18417Alexander TaylorpHigh SchoolBlair (Hattiesburg,MS)HSHSMSNoP------------------
    1972- 18- 417-HOU
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    19441John RevereOFHigh SchoolPatterson Co-op (Dayton,OH)HSHSOHNoOF---------------Dayton,OH
    1972- 19- 441-HOU
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    20464Ted Yoakp-iFHigh SchoolHamilton Community (Dorr,MI)HSHSMINoP-IF------------------
    1972- 20- 464-HOU
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    21487Tom ChangnonpCollegeStanfordNCAA 1---CAYesP6-0185LL---San Diego,CA
    1972- 21- 487-HOU
    NCAA1970-1972
    22510John CalziapCollegeLa VerneNCAA 2---CAYesP6-2195RR1950-02-09San Fernando,CA
    1972- 22- 510-HOU
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    23533Denny NagelpCollegeCincinnatiNCAA 1SrOHYesP6-2190RR------
    1972- 23- 533-HOU
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    24555Ben OchoapCollegeLa VerneNCAA 2---CAYesP6-0170RR1951-05-28Pomona,CA
    1972- 24- 555-HOU
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    25577Gary AddeopCollegeCal State Los AngelesNCAA 1SrCANoP6-7220RR---Artesia,CA
    1972- 25- 577-HOU
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    26597Robert Dilibertop-OFCollegeMansfield PennsylvaniaNAIA---PANoP-OF------------------
    1972- 26- 597-HOU
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system