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1965 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Rick James was drafted 6th overall in the 1965 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1965 amateur entry draft. A notable pick is considered to be a first round pick or a pick from a subsequent round who was signed and eventually found his way to the Major Leagues.

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Total Players Drafted824Rounds72Total Major Leaguers0
Signed Players425Unsigned Players399Signed%51.6%Unsigned%48.4%
High School Players453College Players354High School%55.0%College%43.0%
Top Signing BonusRick Monday ($100,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$39,444

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1965 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Rick MondayKansas City AthleticsOF6-3 200 L-L 1945-11-20 19Batesville,AR MLB1965-19841966-1984   CollegeArizona State
12Les RohrNew York MetsP6-5 205 L-L 1946-03-05 19Lowestoft,EN MLB1967-19691967-1969   High SchoolBillings West (Billings,MT)
13Joe ColemanWashington SenatorsP6-3 195 R-R 1947-02-03 18Boston,MA MLB1965-19821965-1979   High SchoolNatick (Natick,MA)
14Alex BarrettHouston AstrosSS6-0 175 R-R 1947-04-22 18Atwater,CA --   High SchoolAtwater (Atwater,CA)
15Billy ConigliaroBoston Red SoxOF6-0 190 R-R 1947-08-15 17Revere,MA MLB1965-19731969-1973   High SchoolSwampscott (Swampscott,MA)
16Rick JamesChicago CubsP6-2 205 R-R 1947-10-11 17Sheffield,AL MLB1967-19671967-1967   High SchoolCoffee (Florence,AL)
17Ray FosseCleveland IndiansC6-2 215 R-R 1947-04-04 18Marion,IL MLB1965-19791967-1979   High SchoolMarion (Marion,IL)
18John WyattLos Angeles DodgersSS6-2 200 L-R 1947-08-14 17Bakersfield,CA --   High SchoolBakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)
19Eddie LeonMinnesota TwinsSS-2B6-0 175 R-R 1946-08-11 18Tucson,AZ MLB1966-19741968-1974   CollegeArizona
110Doug DickersonPittsburgh PiratesOF6-0 180 L-L -Birmingham,AL --   High SchoolEnsley (Birmingham,AL)
111Jim SpencerCalifornia Angels1B6-2 195 L-L 1947-07-30 17Hanover,PA MLB1965-19821968-1982   High SchoolAndover (Linthicum,MD)
112Dick GrantMilwaukee Braves1B6-4 220 L-L 1947-04-02 18Boston,MA --   High SchoolWatertown (Watertown,MA)
113Gene LamontDetroit TigersC6-1 190 B-R 1946-12-25 18Rockford,IL MLB1965-19771970-1975   High SchoolHiawatha (Kirkland,IL)
114Al GallagherSan Francisco Giants3B6-0 180 R-R 1945-10-19 19San Francisco,CA MLB1965-19801970-1973   CollegeSanta Clara
115Scott McDonaldBaltimore OriolesP6-1 195 R-R 1947-06-13 18Yakima,WA --   High SchoolMarquette (Yakima,WA)
116Bernie CarboCincinnati RedsOF6-0 175 L-R 1947-08-05 17Detroit,MI MLB1965-19811969-1980   High SchoolLivonia (Livonia,MI)
117Ken PleshaChicago White SoxC5-11 190 R-R 1945-11-12 19McCook,IL --   CollegeNotre Dame
118Mike AdamsonPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-2 185 R-R 1947-09-13 17San Diego,CA MLB1967-19691967-1969   High SchoolPoint Loma (San Diego,CA)
119Bill BurbachNew York YankeesP6-4 215 R-R 1947-08-22 17Dickeyville,WI MLB1969-19711969-1971   High SchoolWahlert (Dubuque,IA)
120Joe DiFabioSt. Louis CardinalsP5-11 205 R-R 1944-08-04 20Cranford,NJ --   CollegeDelta State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
221Joe KeoughKansas City AthleticsOF6-0 185 L-L 1946-01-07 19Pomona,CA MLB1966-19731968-1973   CollegeMount San Antonio College
224Keith LampardHouston AstrosOF6-2 197 L-R 1945-12-20 19Warrington,EN MLB1969-19701969-1970   CollegeOregon
226Ken RudolphChicago CubsC6-1 185 R-R 1946-12-29 18Rockford,IL MLB1965-19781969-1977   CollegeLos Angeles CC
228Alan FosterLos Angeles DodgersP6-0 180 R-R 1946-12-08 18Pasadena,CA MLB1965-19761967-1976   High SchoolLos Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)
236Johnny BenchCincinnati RedsC6-1 208 R-R 1947-12-07 17Oklahoma City,OK MLB1965-19831967-1983   High SchoolAnadarko (Anadarko,OK)
238Larry HislePhiladelphia PhilliesOF6-2 195 R-R 1947-05-05 18Portsmouth,OH MLB1966-19821968-1982   High SchoolPortsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
342Joe MoockNew York Mets3B6-1 180 L-R 1944-03-12 21Plaquemine,LA MLB1967-19671967-1967   CollegeLSU
343Gene MartinWashington SenatorsOF6-0 190 L-R 1947-01-12 18Americus,GA MLB1968-19681968-1968   High SchoolDougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA)
345Ken PoulsenBoston Red Sox3B-SS6-1 190 L-R 1947-08-04 17Van Nuys,CA MLB1967-19671967-1967   High SchoolBirmingham (Van Nuys,CA)
355Frank TepedinoBaltimore Orioles1B5-11 192 L-L 1947-11-23 17Brooklyn,NY MLB1965-19751967-1975   High SchoolGeorge Wingate (Brooklyn,NY)
358Bill ChampionPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-4 188 R-R 1947-09-18 17Shelby,NC MLB1965-19771969-1976   High SchoolShelby (Shelby,NC)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
461Ken HoltzmanChicago CubsP6-2 175 R-L 1945-11-03 19St. Louis,MO MLB1965-19791965-1979   CollegeIllinois
464Charlie VaughanMilwaukee BravesP6-1 185 R-L 1947-10-06 17Mercedes,TX MLB1966-19691966-1969   High SchoolBrownsville (Brownsville,TX)
466Ken BoswellNew York Mets2B6-0 172 L-R 1946-02-23 19Austin,TX MLB1965-19771967-1977   CollegeSam Houston State
468Stan BahnsenNew York YankeesP6-2 203 R-R 1944-12-15 20Council Bluffs,IA MLB1965-19831966-1982   CollegeNebraska
473Harry ParkerSt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 190 R-R 1947-09-14 17Highland,IL MLB1965-19761970-1976   High SchoolCollinsville (Collinsville,IL)
474Graig NettlesMinnesota Twins3B6-0 185 L-R 1944-08-20 20San Diego,CA MLB1966-19881967-1988   CollegeSan Diego State
479Pete KoegelKansas City AthleticsC-1B6-6 230 R-R 1947-07-31 17Mineola,NY MLB1970-19771970-1972   High SchoolSeaford (Seaford,NY)
480Fred RathChicago White SoxP6-3 200 R-R 1943-09-01 21Little Rock,AR MLB1968-19691968-1969   CollegeBaylor
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
585Terry HarmonPhiladelphia Phillies2B-SS6-2 180 R-R 1944-04-12 21Toledo,OH MLB1966-19771969-1977   CollegeOhio
587Joe HendersonCalifornia AngelsP6-2 195 L-R 1946-07-04 18Lake Cormorant,MS MLB1974-19771974-1977   High SchoolEdison (Fresno,CA)
592Rich RobertsonSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 210 R-R 1944-10-14 20Albany,CA MLB1966-19711966-1971   CollegeSanta Clara
595Amos OtisBoston Red SoxOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 18Mobile,AL MLB1965-19841967-1984   High SchoolWilliamson (Mobile,AL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6104Wayne GarrettMilwaukee Braves3B-2B5-11 183 L-R 1947-12-03 17Brooksville,FL MLB1965-19781969-1978   High SchoolSarasota (Sarasota,FL)
6107Clyde WrightCalifornia AngelsP6-1 185 R-L 1941-02-20 24Jefferson City,TN MLB1965-19751966-1975   CollegeCarson-Newman
6117Hal McRaeCincinnati RedsOF5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 19Avon Park,FL MLB1965-19871968-1987   CollegeFlorida A&M
6118Bill DillmanBaltimore OriolesP6-2 180 R-R 1945-05-25 20Trenton,NJ MLB1965-19701967-1970   CollegeWake Forest
6119Sal BandoKansas City Athletics3B6-0 195 R-R 1944-02-13 21Cleveland,OH MLB1965-19811966-1981   CollegeArizona State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7121Garry JestadtChicago Cubs3B-2B6-2 188 R-R 1947-03-19 18Chicago,IL MLB1965-19801969-1972   High SchoolFremont (Oakland,CA)
7127Marty PattinCalifornia AngelsP5-11 180 R-R 1943-04-06 22Charleston,IL MLB1965-19801968-1980   CollegeEastern Illinois
7135Jim HuttoBoston Red SoxOF-1B5-11 195 R-R 1947-10-17 17Norfolk,VA MLB1970-19751970-1975   High SchoolPensacola (Pensacola,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8154Ron KellerMinnesota TwinsP6-2 200 R-R 1943-06-03 22Indianapolis,IN MLB1966-19681966-1968   CollegeIndiana
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9161Joe DeckerChicago CubsP6-0 180 R-R 1947-06-16 18Storm Lake,IA MLB1965-19831969-1979   High SchoolPetaluma (Petaluma,CA)
9169Vic AlburyCleveland IndiansP6-0 190 L-L 1947-05-12 18Key West,FL MLB1973-19791973-1976   High SchoolKey West (Key West,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10191Gary TaylorDetroit TigersP6-2 190 R-R 1945-10-19 19Detroit,MI MLB1969-19691969-1969   CollegeCentral Michigan
10196Danny WaltonHouston AstrosOF6-0 200 R-R 1947-07-14 17Los Angeles,CA MLB1965-19801968-1980   High SchoolBishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
10199George LauzeriqueKansas City AthleticsP6-1 180 R-R 1947-07-22 17Havana,CU MLB1967-19701967-1970   High SchoolGeorge Washington (New York,NY)
10200Ron LolichChicago White SoxOF6-1 185 R-R 1946-09-19 18Portland,OR MLB1965-19731971-1973   High SchoolCentral Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11206Jim McAndrewNew York MetsP6-2 185 R-R 1944-01-11 21Lost Nation,IA MLB1965-19741968-1974   CollegeIowa
11212Chris ArnoldSan Francisco Giants2B-3B5-10 160 R-R 1947-11-06 17Long Beach,CA MLB1965-19771971-1976   High SchoolArcadia (Arcadia,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12226Nolan RyanNew York MetsP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 18Refugio,TX MLB1965-19931966-1993   High SchoolAlvin (Alvin,TX)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15283Tom RaglandWashington Senators2B5-10 155 R-R 1946-06-16 19Talladega,AL MLB1965-19731971-1973   High SchoolNorth (Detroit,MI)
15290Leon EverittLos Angeles DodgersP6-0 195 L-R 1947-01-12 18Marshall,TX MLB1969-19691969-1969   High SchoolPemberton (Marshall,TX)
15299Bobby BrooksKansas City AthleticsOF5-8 165 R-R 1945-11-01 19Los Angeles,CA MLB1969-19731969-1973   CollegeLos Angeles Harbor College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16301Johnny HairstonChicago CubsOF-C6-2 200 R-R 1944-08-27 20Birmingham,AL MLB1969-19691969-1969   CollegeSouthern
16307Jarvis TatumCalifornia AngelsOF6-0 185 R-R 1946-10-11 18Fresno,CA MLB1968-19701968-1970   High SchoolEdison (Fresno,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17328Mickey ScottNew York YankeesP6-1 165 L-L 1947-07-25 17Weimar,GE MLB1965-19781972-1977   High SchoolNewburgh Free Academy (Newburgh,NY)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18342Bob MoosePittsburgh PiratesP6-0 200 R-R 1947-10-09 17Export,PA MLB1965-19761967-1976   High SchoolFranklin Area (Franklin,PA)
18343Bill GogolewskiWashington SenatorsP6-4 190 L-R 1947-10-26 17Oshkosh,WI MLB1965-19751970-1975   High SchoolOshkosh Christian (Oshkosh,WI)
18355Ray JarvisBoston Red SoxP6-2 198 R-R 1946-05-10 19Providence,RI MLB1969-19701969-1970   High SchoolHope (Providence,RI)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20381Jim WilliamsChicago CubsOF6-2 190 R-R 1947-04-29 18Zachary,LA MLB1969-19701969-1970   High SchoolElls (Richmond,CA)
20382Gene GarberPittsburgh PiratesP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 17Lancaster,PA MLB1965-19881969-1988   High SchoolElizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)
20399Gene TenaceKansas City AthleticsC-1B6-0 190 R-R 1946-10-10 18Russellton,PA MLB1965-19831969-1983   High SchoolValley (Lucasville,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21407Doug GriffinCalifornia Angels2B6-0 170 R-R 1947-06-04 18South Gate,CA MLB1965-19771970-1977   High SchoolEl Monte (El Monte,CA)
21417Charlie SandsBaltimore OriolesC6-2 215 L-R 1947-12-17 17Newport News,VA MLB1966-19751967-1975   High SchoolNewport News (Newport News,VA)
21419Paul EdmondsonChicago White SoxP6-5 195 R-R 1943-02-12 22Kansas City,KS MLB1969-19691969-1969   CollegeCal State Northridge
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22421Freddie PatekPittsburgh PiratesSS5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 20Seguin,TX MLB1966-19811968-1981   FA  
22430Ron BryantSan Francisco GiantsP6-0 190 B-L 1947-11-12 17Redlands,CA MLB1965-19751967-1975   High SchoolDavis (Davis,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24461Steve RenkoNew York MetsP6-5 230 R-R 1944-12-10 20Kansas City,KS MLB1965-19901969-1983   CollegeKansas
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25476Dick BillingsWashington SenatorsC-OF6-1 195 R-R 1942-12-04 22Detroit,MI MLB1965-19751968-1975   CollegeMichigan State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
27519Jerry RobertsonSt. Louis CardinalsP6-2 205 B-R 1943-10-13 21Winchester,KS MLB1969-19701969-1970   CollegeWashburn University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
28533Gary MooreLos Angeles DodgersOF5-10 175 R-L 1945-02-24 20Tulsa,OK MLB1970-19701970-1970   CollegeTexas
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
30561Lou MaronePittsburgh PiratesP5-11 185 R-L 1945-12-03 19San Diego,CA MLB1969-19701969-1970   CollegeSan Diego Mesa College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
31577Jim NelsonPittsburgh PiratesP6-0 180 R-R 1947-07-04 17Birmingham,AL MLB1970-19711970-1971   High SchoolLuther Burbank (Sacramento,CA)
31591Danny LazarChicago White SoxP6-1 190 L-L 1943-11-14 21East Chicago,IN MLB1968-19691968-1969   CollegeIndiana State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
34624Tom ShopayNew York YankeesOF5-9 160 L-R 1945-02-21 20Bristol,CT MLB1965-19781967-1977   CollegeDean College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
35636Don ShawNew York MetsP6-0 185 L-L 1944-02-23 21Pittsburgh,PA MLB1965-19721967-1972   CollegeSan Diego State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
37662Bill ButlerDetroit TigersP6-2 210 L-L 1947-03-12 18Hyattsville,MD MLB1965-19781969-1977   High SchoolHerndon (Herndon,VA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
44729Joe CampbellNew York MetsOF6-1 175 R-R 1944-03-10 21Louisville,KY MLB1967-19671967-1967   CollegeMorehead State
44732Bob GebhardMinnesota TwinsP6-2 210 R-R 1943-01-03 22Lamberton,MN MLB1965-19741971-1974   CollegeIowa
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
47748Barry RazianoNew York MetsP5-10 175 B-R 1947-02-05 18New Orleans,LA MLB1973-19771973-1974   High SchoolEast Jefferson (Metairie,LA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
55785John SipinSt. Louis Cardinals2B6-1 175 R-R 1946-08-29 18Watsonville,CA MLB1969-19691969-1969   High SchoolWatsonville (Watsonville,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
59797Mike ThompsonSt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 190 R-R 1949-09-06 15Denver,CO MLB1967-19751971-1975   CollegeTexas
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
68817Otis ThorntonHouston AstrosC6-1 186 R-R 1945-06-30 20Docena,AL MLB1973-19731973-1973   High SchoolWestfield (Docena,AL)