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1969 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Rudy Meoli was drafted 77th overall in the 1969 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1969 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 Drafted1044Rounds90Total Major Leaguers144
Signed Players557Unsigned Players484Signed%53.4%Unsigned%46.4%
High School Players726College Players304High School%69.5%College%29.1%
Top Signing BonusJeff Burroughs ($88,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$88,000

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1969 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Jeff BurroughsWashington Senators IIOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 18Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985   High SchoolWilson (Long Beach,CA)
12J.R. RichardHouston AstrosP6-8 222 R-R 1950-03-07 19Vienna,Louisiana MLB1969-19831971-1980   High SchoolLincoln (Ruston,LA)
13Ted NicholsonChicago White Sox3B6-4 197 R-R 1951-- 18Laurel,Mississippi --   High SchoolOak Park (Laurel,MS)
14Randy SterlingNew York MetsP6-2 195 B-R 1951-04-21 18Key West,Florida MLB1974-19741974-1974   High SchoolKey West (Key West,FL)
15Alan BannisterCalifornia AngelsOF-2B5-11 175 R-R 1951-09-03 17Montebello,California MLB1973-19851974-1985   High SchoolKennedy (La Palma,CA)
16Mike AndersonPhiladelphia PhilliesOF6-2 200 R-R 1951-06-22 18Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19811971-1979   High SchoolTimmonsville (Timmonsville,SC)
17Paul PowellMinnesota TwinsOF-C5-11 185 R-R 1948-03-19 21San Angelo,Texas MLB1969-19751971-1975   CollegeArizona State University
18Terry McDermottLos Angeles Dodgers1B6-3 205 R-R 1951-03-20 18Rockville Center,New York MLB1969-19721972-1972   High SchoolSt. Agnes (New York,NY)
19Don StanhouseOakland AthleticsP6-2 195 R-R 1951-02-12 18DuQuoin,Illinois MLB1969-19831972-1982   High SchoolDuQuoin (DuQuoin,IL)
110Robert MayPittsburgh PiratesOF   - 1951-- 18Merritt Island,Florida --   CollegeOhio University
111Charlie SpikesNew York YankeesOF6-3 220 R-R 1951-01-23 18Bogalusa,Louisiana MLB1969-19801972-1980   High SchoolCentral Memorial (Bogalusa,LA)
112Gene HolbertAtlanta BravesC6-1 200 B-R 1951-11-21 17Palmyra,Pennsylvania --   High SchoolPalmyra (Palmyra,PA)
113Noel JenkeBoston Red SoxOF6-1 215 L-R 1946-12-17 22Owatonna,Minnesota --   CollegeUniversity of Minnesota
114Don GullettCincinnati RedsP6-0 190 R-L 1951-01-06 18Lynn,Kentucky MLB1969-19781970-1978   High SchoolMcKell (Lynn,KY)
115Alvin McGrewCleveland IndiansOF6-1 182 R-R 1951-09-22 17Fairfield,Alabama --   High SchoolA.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
116Roger MetzgerChicago CubsSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 21Fredericksburg,Texas MLB1969-19801970-1980   CollegeSt. Edward's University
117Don HoodBaltimore OriolesP6-2 180 L-L 1949-10-16 19Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19831973-1983   High SchoolSouthside (Florence,SC)
118Mike PhillipsSan Francisco GiantsSS-2B6-1 185 L-R 1950-08-19 18Beaumont,Texas MLB1969-19831973-1983   High SchoolMacArthur (Irving,TX)
119Lenny BaxleyDetroit Tigers1B6-2 200 L-L 1950-12-30 18Redding,California --   High SchoolEnterprise (Redding,CA)
120Charles MinottSt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 200 L-L 1951-09-13 17Covina,California --   High SchoolRoyal Oak (Covina,CA)
121Gorman ThomasSeattle PilotsOF6-2 210 R-R 1950-12-12 18Charleston,South Carolina MLB1969-19861973-1986   High SchoolJames Island (Charleston,SC)
122Balor MooreMontreal ExposP6-2 195 L-L 1951-01-25 18Smithville,Texas MLB1969-19811970-1980   High SchoolDeer Park (Deer Park,TX)
123John Simmons **Kansas City RoyalsSS-P   - 1951-- 18Childersburg,Alabama --   High SchoolChildersburg (Childersburg,AL)
124Randy ElliottSan Diego PadresOF6-2 190 R-R 1951-06-05 18Oxnard,California MLB1969-19801972-1980   High SchoolCamarillo (Camarillo,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
226Stan PapiHouston Astros3B-2B6-0 178 R-R 1951-02-04 18Fresno,California MLB1969-19811974-1981   High SchoolBullard (Fresno,CA)
228Joe NolanNew York MetsC6-0 190 L-R 1951-05-12 18St. Louis,Missouri MLB1969-19851972-1985   High SchoolSouthwest (St. Louis,MO)
230Mike RogodzinskiPhiladelphia PhilliesOF6-0 185 L-R 1948-02-22 21Evanston,Illinois MLB1973-19751973-1975   CollegeSouthern Illinois University
233Tommy SandtOakland AthleticsSS-2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-12-22 18Brooklyn,New York MLB1976-19931976-1976   High SchoolPacifica (Garden Grove,CA)
236Leo FosterAtlanta BravesSS-2B5-11 165 R-R 1951-02-02 18Covington,Kentucky MLB1969-19781971-1977   High SchoolHolmes (Covington,KY)
237Rick MillerBoston Red SoxOF6-0 185 L-L 1948-04-19 21Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1969-19851971-1985   CollegeMichigan State University
240Larry GuraChicago CubsP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 21Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985   CollegeArizona State University
245Jerry BellSeattle PilotsP6-4 190 B-R 1947-10-06 21Madison,Tennessee MLB1969-19741971-1974   High SchoolJesup (Jesup,GA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
355Bert BlylevenMinnesota TwinsP6-3 207 R-R 1951-04-06 18Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992   High SchoolSantiago (Garden Grove,CA)
357Steve LawsonOakland AthleticsP6-1 175 R-L 1950-12-28 18Oakland,California MLB1969-19721972-1972   High SchoolSan Lorenzo (San Lorenzo,CA)
358Fred CambriaPittsburgh PiratesP6-2 195 R-R 1948-01-22 21Cambria Heights,New York MLB1970-19701970-1970   CollegeSaint Leo University
360Larvell BlanksAtlanta BravesSS-2B5-8 167 R-R 1950-01-28 19Del Rio,Texas MLB1969-19801972-1980   High SchoolSan Felipe (Del Rio,TX)
361Buddy HunterBoston Red Sox2B-3B5-10 170 R-R 1947-08-09 21Omaha,Nebraska MLB1969-19791971-1975   CollegePershing College
362Rawly EastwickCincinnati RedsP6-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 18Camden,New Jersey MLB1969-19811974-1981   High SchoolHaddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield,NJ)
363Alan AshbyCleveland IndiansC6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-08 17Long Beach,California MLB1969-19891973-1989   High SchoolSan Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
366Horace SpeedSan Francisco GiantsOF6-1 180 R-R 1951-10-04 17Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19801975-1979   High SchoolPhineas Banning (Wilmington,CA)
367Bill GilbrethDetroit TigersP6-0 180 L-L 1947-09-03 21Abilene,Texas MLB1969-19741971-1974   CollegeAbilene Christian University
368Mick KelleherSt. Louis CardinalsSS-3B5-9 176 R-R 1947-07-25 21Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19831972-1982   CollegeUniversity of Puget Sound
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
473Pete MackaninWashington Senators II2B-SS6-2 190 R-R 1951-08-01 17Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19841973-1981   High SchoolBrother Rice (Chicago,IL)
477Rudy MeoliCalifornia AngelsSS-3B5-9 165 L-R 1951-05-01 18Troy,New York MLB1969-19791971-1979   High SchoolRoyal Oak (Covina,CA)
478Mike WallacePhiladelphia PhilliesP6-2 204 L-L 1951-02-03 18Gastonia,North Carolina MLB1973-19791973-1977   High SchoolJames Madison (Vienna,VA)
482Jim McKeePittsburgh PiratesP6-7 215 R-R 1947-02-01 22Columbus,Ohio MLB1969-19731972-1973   CollegeOtterbein College
485Jim WrightBoston Red SoxP6-1 165 R-R 1950-12-21 18Reed City,Michigan MLB1977-19821978-1979   High SchoolCoopersville (Coopersville,MI)
492Bill SteinSt. Louis Cardinals3B-2B5-10 170 R-R 1947-01-21 22Battle Creek,Michigan MLB1969-19851972-1985   CollegeSouthern Illinois University
495Al AutryKansas City RoyalsP6-5 225 R-R 1952-02-29 17Modesto,California MLB1976-19781976-1976   High SchoolDavis (Modesto,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
597Dave CriscioneWashington Senators IIC5-8 185 R-R 1951-09-02 17Dunkirk,New York MLB1977-19781977-1977   High SchoolDunkirk (Dunkirk,NY)
5109Dwight EvansBoston Red SoxRF-OF6-2 205 R-R 1951-11-03 17Santa Monica,California MLB1969-19911972-1991   High SchoolChatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
5117Gary MartzSeattle PilotsOF6-4 210 R-R 1951-01-10 18Spokane,Washington MLB1975-19771975-1975   High SchoolWest Valley (Spokane,WA)
5119Keith MarshallKansas City RoyalsOF6-2 175 R-R 1951-07-02 17San Francisco,California MLB1973-19731973-1973   High SchoolLoara (Anaheim,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6126Bob BoonePhiladelphia PhilliesC6-2 207 R-R 1947-11-19 21San Diego,California MLB1967-19901972-1990   CollegeStanford University
6128Stan WallLos Angeles DodgersP6-1 175 L-L 1951-06-16 18Butler,Missouri MLB1975-19771975-1977   High SchoolRaytown South (Raytown,MO)
6132Jimmy FreemanAtlanta BravesP6-4 180 L-L 1951-06-29 18Carlsbad,New Mexico MLB1969-19731972-1973   High SchoolNathan Hale (Tulsa,OK)
6137Dave SkaggsBaltimore OriolesC6-2 200 R-R 1951-06-12 18Santa Monica,California MLB1969-19801977-1980   High SchoolNorth Torrance (Torrance,CA)
6138Steve OntiverosSan Francisco Giants3B6-0 185 B-R 1951-10-26 17Bakersfield,California MLB1969-19801973-1980   High SchoolBakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)
6139Lerrin LaGrowDetroit TigersP6-5 220 R-R 1948-07-08 20Phoenix,Arizona MLB1969-19801970-1980   CollegeArizona State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7147Bruce KimmChicago White SoxC5-11 175 R-R 1951-06-29 18Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1969-19801976-1980   High SchoolNorway (Norway,IA)
7157Steve BarrBoston Red SoxP6-4 200 L-L 1951-09-08 17St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19781974-1976   High SchoolCarson (Carson,CA)
7162Gary ThomassonSan Francisco GiantsOF-1B6-1 180 L-L 1951-07-29 17San Diego,California MLB1969-19801972-1980   High SchoolOceanside (Oceanside,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8177Glenn AbbottOakland AthleticsP6-6 200 R-R 1951-02-16 18Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1971-19841973-1984   High SchoolNorth Little Rock (North Little Rock,AR)
8182Bob GallagherCincinnati RedsOF6-3 185 L-L 1948-07-07 20Newton,Massachusetts MLB1967-19751972-1975   High SchoolBellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)
8183Rob BelloirCleveland IndiansSS5-10 155 R-R 1948-07-13 20Heidelberg,Germany MLB1975-19781975-1978   CollegeMercer University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10227Ken CrosbyNew York YankeesP6-2 179 R-R 1947-12-15 21New Denver,BC MLB1975-19761975-1976   CollegeBrigham Young University
10232Jim ToddChicago CubsP6-2 190 L-R 1947-09-21 21Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19801974-1979   CollegeMillersville University of Pennsylvania
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11258Skip PitlockSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 180 L-L 1947-11-06 21Hillside,Illinois MLB1970-19751970-1975   CollegeSouthern Illinois University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12278Nardi ContrerasCincinnati RedsP6-2 193 B-R 1951-09-19 17Tampa,Florida MLB1969-19821980-1980   High SchoolTampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)
12280Billy NorthChicago CubsOF5-11 185 B-R 1948-05-15 21Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19811971-1981   CollegeCentral Washington University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14314Mike EaslerHouston AstrosOF6-1 196 L-R 1950-11-29 18Cleveland,Ohio MLB1969-19881973-1987   High SchoolBenedictine (Cleveland,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15357Jim SlatonSeattle PilotsP6-0 185 R-R 1950-06-19 19Long Beach,California MLB1969-19861971-1986   CollegeAntelope Valley College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16366Ron DiorioPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-6 212 R-R 1946-07-15 22Waterbury,Connecticut MLB1973-19771973-1974   CollegeUniversity of New Haven
16375Buddy BellCleveland Indians3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 17Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989   High SchoolArchbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)
16383Jim YorkKansas City RoyalsP6-3 200 R-R 1947-08-27 21Maywood,California MLB1969-19761970-1976   CollegeUCLA
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17405Bob ColuccioSeattle PilotsOF5-11 183 R-R 1951-10-02 17Centralia,Washington MLB1973-19781973-1978   High SchoolCentralia (Centralia,WA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18421Dave ColemanBoston Red SoxOF6-3 195 R-R 1950-10-26 18Dayton,Ohio MLB1977-19811977-1977   High SchoolStebbins (Dayton,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19435Glenn RedmonChicago White Sox2B5-11 180 R-R 1948-01-11 21Detroit,Michigan MLB1974-19741974-1974   CollegeUniversity of Michigan
19441Charlie ChantOakland AthleticsOF6-0 190 R-R 1951-08-07 17Bell,California MLB1975-19771975-1976   High SchoolNarbonne (Harbor City,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20468Bucky GuthAtlanta BravesSS6-1 180 R-R 1947-08-18 21Baltimore,Maryland MLB1967-19721972-1972   CollegeWest Virginia University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21484Lute BarnesNew York Mets2B-SS5-10 160 R-R 1947-04-28 22Forest City,Iowa MLB1969-19731972-1973   CollegeOregon State University
21501Bob HansenSeattle Pilots1B6-0 195 L-L 1948-05-26 21Boston,Massachusetts MLB1974-19761974-1976   CollegeUniversity of Massachusetts
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22512Royle StillmanLos Angeles DodgersOF5-11 180 L-L 1951-01-02 18Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19801975-1977   High SchoolNorth Torrance (Torrance,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24562Jim ClarkPittsburgh PiratesOF-1B6-1 190 R-R 1947-04-30 22Kansas City,Kansas MLB1971-19711971-1971   High SchoolOwensboro Catholic (Owensboro,KY)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25581Andy HasslerCalifornia AngelsP6-5 220 L-L 1951-10-18 17Texas City,Texas MLB1970-19851971-1985   High SchoolPalo Verde (Tucson,AZ)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
27627Buzz CapraNew York MetsP5-10 168 R-R 1947-10-01 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19771971-1977   CollegeIllinois State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
29682Ken GriffeyCincinnati RedsOF6-0 210 L-L 1950-04-10 19Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19911973-1991   High SchoolDonora (Donora,PA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
31717George TheodoreNew York MetsOF-1B6-4 190 R-R 1947-11-13 21Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1973-19741973-1974   CollegeUniversity of Utah
31732Ken ReitzSt. Louis Cardinals3B6-0 185 R-R 1951-06-24 18San Francisco,California MLB1969-19871972-1982   High SchoolJefferson (Daly City,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
33762Jim HughesMinnesota TwinsP6-3 190 R-R 1951-07-02 17Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19791974-1977   High SchoolSt. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA)
33770Pat BourqueChicago Cubs1B6-0 210 L-L 1947-03-23 22Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1969-19741971-1974   CollegeCollege of the Holy Cross
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
39875Terry HumphreyMontreal ExposC6-3 190 R-R 1949-08-04 19Chickasha,Oklahoma MLB1969-19791971-1979   CollegeLos Angeles Community College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
42909Jim SpencerSeattle Pilots1B6-2 195 L-L 1947-07-30 21Hanover,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19821968-1982   High SchoolAndover (Linthicum,MD)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
43912Steve FoucaultWashington Senators IIP6-0 205 L-R 1949-10-03 19Duluth,Minnesota MLB1973-19791973-1978   CollegeSouth Georgia State College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
47958Frank OrtenzioKansas City Royals1B6-2 215 R-R 1951-02-24 18Fresno,California MLB1973-19781973-1973   High SchoolSan Joaquin Memorial (Fresno,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
711019Tony ScottMontreal ExposOF6-0 175 B-R 1951-09-18 17Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1969-19841973-1984   High SchoolWithrow (Cincinnati,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
751028Al CowensKansas City RoyalsOF6-2 200 R-R 1951-10-25 17Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19861974-1986   High SchoolCentennial (Compton,CA)