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Total Picks
791
Total Rounds
46
College Picks
286 (36.16%)
High School Picks
498 (62.96%)
Signed Players
441 (55.75%)
Total Major Leaguers
131 (16.56%)
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1972 Notable Draft Picks

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  • Round #1
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    11Dave Roberts3BSan Diego PadresTeam Picks3B-C6-3215RR1951-02-17Lebanon,ORMLB1972-19821972-1982YesOregonCollegeNCAA 1OR---
    12Rick ManningSSCleveland IndiansTeam PicksOF6-1180LR1954-09-02Niagara Falls,NYMLB1975-19871972-1987YesLaSalle (Niagara Falls,NY)HSHSNYHS
    13Larry ChristensonPPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam PicksP6-4215RR1953-11-10Everett,WAMLB1973-19831972-1983YesMarysville-Pilchuck (Marysville,WA)HSHSWAHS
    14Roy Howell3BTexas RangersTeam Picks3B6-1190LR1953-12-18Lompoc,CAMLB1974-19841972-1985YesLompoc (Lompoc,CA)HSHSCAHS
    15Bobby GoodmanCMontreal ExposTeam PicksC6-2195RR1954-01-08West Plains,MOAA1977-1977YesBishop Byrne (Memphis,TN)HSHSTNHS
    16Dan Thomas1BMilwaukee BrewersTeam PicksOF6-2190RR1951-05-09Birmingham,ALMLB1976-19771976-1978YesSouthern IllinoisCollegeNCAA 1IL---
    17Larry PaynePCincinnati RedsTeam PicksP6-0185RR1954-02-15Huntsville,TXAAA1977-1978YesHuntsville (Huntsville,TX)HSHSTXHS
    18Dick RuthvenPMinnesota TwinsTeam PicksP6-3190RR1951-03-27Sacramento,CAMLB1973-19861971-1986NoFresno StateCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    19Steve EnglishbeyOFHouston AstrosTeam PicksOF6-1190LL1954-08-17Houston,TXA+1978-1978YesSouth Houston (Houston,TX)HSHSTXHS
    110Dave Chalk3BCalifornia AngelsTeam Picks3B-SS5-10175RR1950-08-30Del Rio,TXMLB1973-19811972-1981YesTexasCollegeNCAA 1TX---
    111Preston HannaPAtlanta BravesTeam PicksP6-1195RR1954-09-10Pensacola,FLMLB1975-19821972-1983YesEscambia (Pensacola,FL)HSHSFLHS
    112Mike OndinaOFChicago White SoxTeam PicksOF6-2190LR1954-05-27Rancho Cordova,CAAAA1977-1979YesCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)HSHSCAHS
    113Richard BengstonOFNew York MetsTeam PicksOF6-4205RR---Peoria,IL---YesRichwoods (Peoria,IL)HSHSILHS
    114Scott McGregorPNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-1190BL1954-01-18Inglewood,CAMLB1976-19881972-1988YesEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA)HSHSCAHS
    115Brian VernoyPChicago CubsTeam PicksP6-3180LL---Westminster,CA---YesLa Quinta (Westminster,CA)HSHSCAHS
    116Joel BishopSSBoston Red SoxTeam PicksSS6-1180RR1954-02-09Sacramento,CA---YesMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)HSHSCAHS
    117John HarbinSSLos Angeles DodgersTeam PicksSS6-1185RR---Greenville,SC---YesNewberryCollegeNCAA 2SC---
    118Jamie QuirkSSKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksC-3B6-4200LR1954-10-22Whittier,CAMLB1975-19921972-1992YesSt. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)HSHSCAHS
    119Rob DresslerPSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksP6-3180RR1954-02-02Portland,ORMLB1975-19801972-1980YesMadison (Portland,OR)HSHSORHS
    120Jerry ManuelSSDetroit TigersTeam Picks2B6-0165BR1953-12-23Hahira,GAMLB1975-19821972-1986YesCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)HSHSCAHS
    121Dan LarsonPSt. Louis CardinalsTeam PicksP6-0180RR1954-07-04Los Angeles,CAMLB1976-19821972-1984YesAlhambra (Alhambra,CA)HSHSCAHS
    122Chet LemonSSOakland AthleticsTeam PicksOF6-0190RR1955-02-12Jackson,MSMLB1975-19901972-1990YesFremont (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCAHS
    123Dwayne PeltierSSPittsburgh PiratesTeam PicksSS6-2185RR---Anaheim,CA---YesServite (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAHS
    124Ken ThomasCBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksC5-11180RR---Bellville,OH---YesClear Fork (Bellville,OH)HSHSOHHS
    Round #2
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    227Tom UnderwoodPPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam PicksP5-11170RL1953-12-22Kokomo,INMLB1974-19841973-1985YesKokomo (Kokomo,IN)HSHSINHS
    228Ron PruittC-OFTexas RangersTeam PicksOF-C6-0185RR1951-10-21Flint,MIMLB1975-19831972-1983YesMichigan StateCollegeNCAA 1MI---
    229Ellis ValentineC-OFMontreal ExposTeam PicksOF6-4207RR1954-07-30Helena,ARMLB1975-19851972-1985YesCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCAHS
    234Bruce Bochte1B-OFCalifornia AngelsTeam Picks1B-OF6-3200LL1950-11-12Pasadena,CAMLB1974-19861972-1986YesSanta ClaraCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    238Ken ClayPNew York YankeesTeam PicksP6-3195RR1954-04-06Lynchburg,VAMLB1977-19811972-1981YesE.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA)HSHSVAHS
    240Steve DillardSSBoston Red SoxTeam Picks2B-3B6-1180RR1951-02-08Memphis,TNMLB1975-19821972-1982YesMississippiCollegeNCAA 1MS---
    242Dennis LeonardPKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksP6-1190RR1951-05-08Brooklyn,NYMLB1974-19861972-1986YesIona CollegeCollegeNCAA 1NY---
    243Bob KnepperPSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksP6-2210LL1954-05-25Akron,OHMLB1976-19901972-1990YesCalistoga (Calistoga,CA)HSHSCAHS
    247John CandelariaPPittsburgh PiratesTeam PicksP6-6225RL1953-11-06Brooklyn,NYMLB1975-19931967-1993YesLaSalle Academy (New York,NY)HSHSNYHS
    Round #3
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    350Dennis EckersleyPCleveland IndiansTeam PicksP6-2190RR1954-10-03Oakland,CAMLB1975-19981972-1998YesWashington (Fremont,CA)HSHSCAHS
    353Gary CarterCMontreal ExposTeam PicksC6-2215RR1954-04-08Culver City,CAMLB1974-19921972-1992YesSunny Hills (Fullerton,CA)HSHSCAHS
    361Craig SwanPNew York MetsTeam PicksP6-3215RR1950-11-30Van Nuys,CAMLB1973-19841969-1984YesArizona StateCollegeNCAA 1AZSr
    Round #4
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    486Mickey KluttsSSNew York YankeesTeam Picks3B5-11189RR1954-09-20Montebello,CAMLB1976-19831972-1983YesEl Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)HSHSCAHS
    492Dan Meyer2BDetroit TigersTeam Picks1B-OF5-11180LR1952-08-03Hamilton,OHMLB1974-19851972-1987YesSanta Ana CollegeCollegeCCCAACA---
    Round #5
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    597Randy JonesPSan Diego PadresTeam PicksP6-0178RL1950-01-12Fullerton,CAMLB1973-19821972-1982YesChapmanCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    5101Dennis BlairPMontreal ExposTeam PicksP6-5182RR1954-06-05Middletown,OHMLB1974-19801972-1980YesEisenhower (Rialto,CA)HSHSCAHS
    Round #6
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    6123Bill NahorodnyCPhiladelphia PhilliesTeam PicksC6-2200RR1953-08-31Hamtramck,MIMLB1976-19841972-1985YesSt. Clair County CCCollegeNJCAAMI---
    6135Buddy SchultzPChicago CubsTeam PicksP6-0175RL1950-09-19Cleveland,OHMLB1975-19791975-1982YesMiamiCollegeNCAA 1OHSr
    6136Don AasePBoston Red SoxTeam PicksP6-3222RR1954-10-08Orange,CAMLB1977-19901972-1990YesSavanna (Anaheim,CA)HSHSCAHS
    6143Ken Macha1B-3bPittsburgh PiratesTeam Picks3B-1B6-2217RR1950-09-29Monroeville,PAMLB1974-19811972-1986YesPittsburghCollegeNCAA 1PA---
    Round #7
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    7152Randy Bass1BMinnesota TwinsTeam Picks1B6-1210LR1954-03-13Lawton,OKMLB1977-19821972-1982YesLawton (Lawton,OK)HSHSOKHS
    7167Willie RandolphSS-CPittsburgh PiratesTeam Picks2B5-11171RR1954-07-06Holly Hill,SCMLB1975-19921972-1992YesTilden (Brooklyn,NY)HSHSNYHS
    Round #9
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    9213Mike ProlyPSt. Louis CardinalsTeam PicksP6-0185RR1950-12-15Jamaica,NYMLB1976-19831972-1984YesSt. John'sCollegeNCAA 1NY---
    Round #10
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    10217Jerry TurnerOFSan Diego PadresTeam PicksOF5-9180LL1954-01-17Texarkana,ARMLB1974-19831972-1983YesVenice (Los Angeles,CA)HSHSCAHS
    10236Leon RobertsOFDetroit TigersTeam PicksOF6-3200RR1951-01-22Vicksburg,MIMLB1974-19841972-1984YesMichiganCollegeNCAA 1MI---
    Round #11
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    11258Rodney Scott3BKansas City RoyalsTeam Picks2B-SS6-0160BR1953-10-16Indianapolis,INMLB1975-19821972-1983YesArlington (Indianapolis,IN)HSHSINHS
    11264Bobby BrownOF-3BBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksOF6-1205BR1954-05-24Norfolk,VAMLB1979-19851972-1985YesNorthampton (Eastville,VA)HSHSVAHS
    Round #14
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    14321Jim CrawfordpHouston AstrosTeam PicksP6-3200LL1950-09-29Chicago,ILMLB1973-19781969-1978YesArizona StateCollegeNCAA 1AZSr
    Round #15
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    15352Ernie WhittCBoston Red SoxTeam PicksC6-2200LR1952-06-13Detroit,MIMLB1976-19911972-1991YesMacomb CCCollegeNJCAAMISo
    Round #16
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    16378George ThrooppKansas City RoyalsTeam PicksP6-7205RR1950-11-24Pasadena,CAMLB1975-19791975-1979YesLong Beach StateCollegeNCAA 1CA---
    16380Dave LemanczykpDetroit TigersTeam PicksP6-4235RR1950-08-17Syracuse,NYMLB1973-19801972-1980YesHartwick CollegeCollegeNCAA 2NY---
    Round #17
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    17399Ray BurrispChicago CubsTeam PicksP6-5200RR1950-08-22Idabel,OKMLB1973-19871972-1987YesSouthwestern Oklahoma StateCollegeNAIAOK---
    17404Vern RuhlepDetroit TigersTeam PicksP6-1187RR1951-01-25Coleman,MIMLB1974-19861972-1987YesOlivet CollegeCollegeNCAA 2MI---
    Round #19
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    19452Mark WagnerSSDetroit TigersTeam PicksSS6-1175RR1954-03-04Conneaut,OHMLB1976-19841972-1997YesHarbor (Ashtabula,OH)HSHSOHHS
    Round #20
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    20479Mike WillispBaltimore OriolesTeam PicksP6-2210LL1950-12-26Oklahoma City,OKMLB1977-19811972-1982YesVanderbiltCollegeNCAA 1TN---
    Round #24
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    24564Ed HalickipSan Francisco GiantsTeam PicksP6-7220RR1950-10-04Newark,NJMLB1974-19801972-1980YesMonmouth CollegeCollegeNCAA 2IL---
    Round #25
    RdNoPlayer NamedPosTeam NameTeam PicksPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsSignedSchool Drafted FromSourceDivisionRegClass
    25572Mike Hargrove1BTexas RangersTeam Picks1B6-0195LL1949-10-26Perryton,TXMLB1974-19851972-1985YesNorthwestern Oklahoma StateCollegeNAIAOK---
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