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1966 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Carlos May was drafted 18th overall in the 1966 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1966 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 Drafted833Rounds63Total Major Leaguers0
Signed Players419Unsigned Players414Signed%50.3%Unsigned%49.7%
High School Players470College Players346High School%56.4%College%41.5%
Top Signing BonusReggie Jackson ($80,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$77,500

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1966 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Steve ChilcottNew York MetsC5-11 185 L-R 1948-09-23 17Lancaster,CA --   High SchoolAntelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
12Reggie JacksonKansas City AthleticsOF6-0 200 L-L 1946-05-18 20Wynecote,PA MLB1966-19871967-1987   CollegeArizona State
13Wayne TwitchellHouston AstrosP6-6 220 R-R 1948-03-10 18Portland,OR MLB1966-19791970-1979   High SchoolWilson (Portland,OR)
14Ken BrettBoston Red SoxP5-11 195 L-L 1948-09-18 17Brooklyn,NY MLB1966-19811967-1981   High SchoolEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA)
15Dean BurkChicago CubsP6-6 216 R-R 1947-10-24 18East St. Louis,IL --   High SchoolHighland (Highland,IL)
16Tom GrieveWashington SenatorsOF6-2 190 R-R 1948-03-04 18Pittsfield,MA MLB1967-19791970-1979   High SchoolPittsfield (Pittsfield,MA)
17Leron LeeSt. Louis CardinalsOF6-0 196 L-R 1948-03-04 18Bakersfield,CA MLB1967-19761969-1976   High SchoolGrant Union (Sacramento,CA)
18Jim DeNeffCalifornia AngelsSS6-2 205 R-R 1946-11-05 19Oroville,CA --   CollegeIndiana
19Michael BikoPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-1 185 R-R 1948-09-24 17Dallas,TX --   High SchoolSamuell (Dallas,TX)
110Jim LyttleNew York YankeesOF6-0 186 L-R 1946-05-20 20Hamilton,OH MLB1966-19761969-1976   CollegeFlorida State
111Al SantoriniAtlanta BravesP6-0 190 R-R 1948-05-19 18Irvington,NJ MLB1966-19731968-1973   High SchoolUnion (Union,NJ)
112John CurtisCleveland IndiansP6-2 185 L-L 1948-03-09 18Newton,MA MLB1968-19841970-1984   High SchoolSmithtown East (St. James,NY)
113Gary NolanCincinnati RedsP6-3 197 R-R 1948-05-27 18Herlong,CA MLB1966-19771967-1977   High SchoolOroville Union (Oroville,CA)
114Rick Konik **Detroit Tigers1B   - -Detroit,MI --   High SchoolSt. Andrews (Detroit,MI)
115Richie HebnerPittsburgh Pirates3B-1B6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 18Boston,MA MLB1966-19851968-1985   High SchoolNorwood (Norwood,MA)
116Ted ParksBaltimore OriolesSS6-0 180 R-R 1946-10-25 19--,-- --   CollegeCalifornia
117Bob ReynoldsSan Francisco GiantsP6-0 205 R-R 1947-01-21 19Seattle,WA MLB1966-19751969-1975   High SchoolIngraham (Seattle,WA)
118Carlos MayChicago White SoxOF-1B6-0 215 L-R 1948-05-17 18Birmingham,AL MLB1966-19771968-1977   High SchoolA.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
119Larry HuttonLos Angeles DodgersP   - ---,-- --   High SchoolGreenfield-Central (Greenfield,IN)
120Bob JonesMinnesota TwinsOF6-2 195 L-L 1949-10-11 16Elkton,MD MLB1967-19871974-1986   FA  
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
223Ron CookHouston AstrosP6-1 175 L-L 1947-07-11 18Jefferson,TX MLB1970-19711970-1971   CollegeGeorgia Tech
230Gary TimberlakeNew York YankeesP6-2 205 R-L 1948-08-08 17Laconia,IN MLB1969-19691969-1969   High SchoolMeade County (Brandenburg,KY)
233Darrel ChaneyCincinnati RedsSS-2B6-1 190 B-R 1948-03-09 18Hammond,IN MLB1966-19791969-1979   High SchoolOliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN)
235Jim MinshallPittsburgh PiratesP6-6 215 R-R 1947-07-04 18Covington,KY MLB1974-19751974-1975   High SchoolNewport Central Catholic (Newport,KY)
239John GambleLos Angeles DodgersSS5-10 165 R-R 1948-02-10 18Reno,NV MLB1966-19731972-1973   High SchoolCarson (Carson City,NV)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
347Clay KirbySt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 185 R-R 1948-06-25 18Washington,DC MLB1966-19771969-1976   High SchoolWashington and Lee (Arlington,VA)
358Jim MagnusonChicago White SoxP6-2 190 R-L 1946-08-18 19Marinette,WI MLB1966-19731970-1973   CollegeUW Oshkosh
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
461Mike JorgensenNew York Mets1B-OF6-0 195 L-L 1948-08-16 17Passaic,NJ MLB1966-19851968-1985   High SchoolFrancis Lewis (Queens,NY)
469Ken ReynoldsPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-0 180 L-L 1947-01-04 19Trevose,PA MLB1966-19791970-1976   CollegeNew Mexico Highlands
474Les CainDetroit TigersP6-1 200 L-L 1948-01-13 18San Luis Obispo,CA MLB1966-19721968-1972   High SchoolEl Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
582Dave HamiltonKansas City AthleticsP6-0 190 L-L 1947-12-13 18Seattle,WA MLB1966-19811972-1980   High SchoolEdmonds (Edmonds,WA)
583Cliff JohnsonHouston Astros1B-C6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 18San Antonio,TX MLB1967-19861972-1986   High SchoolWheatley (San Antonio,TX)
591George StoneAtlanta BravesP6-3 205 L-L 1946-07-09 19Ruston,LA MLB1966-19751967-1975   CollegeLouisiana Tech
592Dick DavisCleveland IndiansOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-09-25 12Long Beach,CA MLB1972-19831977-1982   CollegeNorth Carolina at Pembroke
595Dave CashPittsburgh Pirates2B5-11 175 R-R 1948-06-11 18Utica,NY MLB1966-19801969-1980   High SchoolProctor (Utica,NY)
598Ken FrailingChicago White SoxP6-0 190 L-L 1948-01-19 18Marion,WI MLB1972-19781972-1976   High SchoolMarion (Marion,WI)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6104Mike NagyBoston Red SoxP6-3 200 R-R 1948-03-25 18Bronx,NY MLB1966-20151969-1974   High SchoolSt. Helena (Bronx,NY)
6115Gene ClinesPittsburgh PiratesOF5-9 170 R-R 1946-10-06 19San Pablo,CA MLB1966-19791970-1979   High SchoolElls (Richmond,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7130Steve KlineNew York YankeesP6-3 205 R-R 1947-10-06 18Wenatchee,WA MLB1966-19771970-1977   High SchoolChelan (Chelan,WA)
7135Bill LaxtonPittsburgh PiratesP6-1 190 L-L 1948-01-05 18Camden,NJ MLB1966-19781970-1977   High SchoolAudubon (Audubon,NJ)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8143Fred StanleyHouston AstrosSS-2B5-10 167 R-R 1947-08-13 18Farnhamville,IA MLB1966-19821969-1982   High SchoolMonte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)
8159Charlie HoughLos Angeles DodgersP6-2 190 R-R 1948-01-05 18Honolulu,HI MLB1966-19941970-1994   High SchoolHialeah (Hialeah,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9176Leon BrownBaltimore OriolesOF6-0 185 R-R 1949-11-16 16Sacramento,CA MLB1976-19801976-1976   High SchoolGrant Union (Sacramento,CA)
9179Bill RussellLos Angeles DodgersSS6-0 175 R-R 1948-10-21 17Pittsburg,KS MLB1966-19861969-1986   High SchoolPittsburg (Pittsburg,KS)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10200Steve BraunMinnesota TwinsOF-3B5-10 180 L-R 1948-05-08 18Trenton,NJ MLB1966-19861971-1985   High SchoolHopewell Valley Central (Pennington,NJ)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11216Terry CrowleyBaltimore OriolesOF-1B6-0 180 L-L 1947-02-16 19Staten Island,NY MLB1966-19831969-1983   CollegeLong Island-Brooklyn
11217Bernie WilliamsSan Francisco GiantsOF6-1 175 R-R 1948-10-08 17Alameda,CA MLB1967-19741970-1974   High SchoolSt. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12239Billy GrabarkewitzLos Angeles Dodgers3B-2B5-10 170 R-R 1946-01-18 20Lockhart,TX MLB1966-19751969-1975   CollegeSt. Mary's
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13257Gary RyersonSan Francisco GiantsP6-1 175 R-L 1948-06-07 18Los Angeles,CA MLB1967-19731972-1973   High SchoolRolling Hills (Palos Verdes,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14265Rich NyeChicago CubsP6-4 185 L-L 1944-08-04 21Oakland,CA MLB1965-19701966-1970   CollegeCalifornia
14272Russ NagelsonCleveland IndiansOF6-0 205 L-R 1944-09-19 21Cincinnati,OH MLB1968-19701968-1970   CollegeOhio State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15299Ted SizemoreLos Angeles Dodgers2B5-10 165 R-R 1945-04-15 21Gadsden,AL MLB1966-19801969-1980   CollegeMichigan
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16304Ed PhillipsBoston Red SoxP6-1 190 R-R 1944-09-20 21Ardmore,OK MLB1970-19701970-1970   CollegeColby College
16318Chuck BrinkmanChicago White SoxC6-1 185 R-R 1944-09-16 21Cincinnati,OH MLB1966-19741969-1974   CollegeOhio State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17328Bruce ChristensenCalifornia AngelsSS5-11 160 L-R 1948-02-22 18Madison,WI MLB1971-19711971-1971   High SchoolChatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
17337Don HahnSan Francisco GiantsOF6-1 185 R-R 1948-11-16 17San Francisco,CA MLB1966-19771969-1975   High SchoolCampbell (Campbell,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18348Randy BrownCalifornia AngelsC5-7 170 L-R 1944-08-29 21Leesburg,FL MLB1969-19701969-1970   CollegeFlorida State
18350Joe PactwaNew York YankeesP5-11 185 L-L 1948-06-02 18Hammond,IN MLB1975-19751975-1975   High SchoolThornton Fractional North (Calumet,IL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20381Ernie McAnallyNew York MetsP6-1 190 R-R 1946-08-15 19Pittsburg,TX MLB1966-19741971-1974   CollegeParis Junior College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22423Bob WatkinsHouston AstrosP6-1 170 R-R 1948-03-12 18San Francisco,CA MLB1969-19691969-1969   High SchoolCompton (Compton,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25486Gerry SchoenWashington SenatorsP6-3 215 R-R 1947-01-15 19New Orleans,LA MLB1968-19681968-1968   CollegeLoyola University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
27531Billy HarrisCleveland Indians2B-3B6-0 175 L-R 1943-11-24 22Hamlet,NC MLB1968-19781968-1969   CollegeUNC Wilmington
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
31595Bill StonemanChicago CubsP5-10 170 R-R 1944-04-07 22Oak Park,IL MLB1966-19741967-1974   CollegeIdaho
31605John HarrellSan Francisco GiantsC6-2 190 R-R 1947-11-27 18Long Beach,CA MLB1969-19691969-1969   CollegeWest Valley College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
35665Steve HovleyCalifornia AngelsOF5-10 188 L-L 1944-12-18 21Ventura,CA MLB1965-19731969-1973   CollegeStanford
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
37698Art KusnyerChicago White SoxC6-2 198 R-R 1945-12-19 20Akron,OH MLB1966-19791970-1978   CollegeKent State
37699Bob JohnsonLos Angeles DodgersP6-4 220 L-R 1943-04-25 23Aurora,IL MLB1964-19771969-1977   High SchoolTrenton (Trenton,MO)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
38703Archie ReynoldsChicago CubsP6-2 205 R-R 1946-01-03 20Glendale,CA MLB1968-19721968-1972   CollegeParis Junior College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
40732Ray LambLos Angeles DodgersP6-1 175 R-R 1944-12-28 21Glendale,CA MLB1966-19731969-1973   CollegeUSC
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
47780Roe SkidmoreAtlanta BravesH6-3 188 R-R 1945-10-30 20Decatur,IL MLB1970-19701970-1970   CollegeMillikin
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
54811Rusty TorresNew York YankeesOF5-10 180 B-R 1948-09-30 17Aguadilla,PR MLB1967-19811971-1980   High SchoolNew York Vocational (Jamaica,NY)