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1970 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Mike Bacsik was drafted 922nd overall in the 1970 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1970 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 Drafted929Rounds60Total Major Leaguers0
Signed Players509Unsigned Players420Signed%54.8%Unsigned%45.2%
High School Players643College Players278High School%69.2%College%29.9%
Top Signing BonusMike Ivie ($75,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$75,000

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1970 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Mike IvieSan Diego Padres1B6-3 205 R-R 1952-08-08 17Atlanta,GA MLB1970-19831971-1983   High SchoolThe Walker School (Marietta,GA)
12Steve DunningCleveland IndiansP6-2 205 R-R 1949-05-15 21Denver,CO MLB1969-19781970-1977   CollegeStanford
13Barry FooteMontreal ExposC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-16 18Smithfield,NC MLB1970-19821973-1982   High SchoolSmithfield-Selma (Smithfield,NC)
14Darrell PorterMilwaukee BrewersC6-0 193 L-R 1952-01-17 18Joplin,MO MLB1970-19871971-1987   High SchoolSoutheast (Oklahoma City,OK)
15Mike MartinPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-2 193 L-L 1952-04-12 18Columbia,SC AAA1977-1978   High SchoolOlympia (Columbia,SC)
16Lee RichardChicago White SoxSS-3B5-11 165 R-R 1948-09-18 21Lafayette,LA MLB1970-19781971-1976   CollegeSouthern
17Randy ScarberyHouston AstrosP6-1 185 B-R 1952-06-22 18Fresno,CA MLB1972-19801979-1980   High SchoolRoosevelt (Fresno,CA)
18Rex GoodsonKansas City RoyalsC5-11 180 R-R 1951-09-01 18Monroe,LA --   High SchoolPine Tree (Longview,TX)
19Jim HallerLos Angeles DodgersP6-6 210 R-R 1951-12-12 18Omaha,NE --   High SchoolCreighton Preparatory School (Omaha,NE)
110Paul DadeCalifornia AngelsOF-3B6-0 195 R-R 1951-12-07 18Seattle,WA MLB1970-19821975-1980   High SchoolNathan Hale (Seattle,WA)
111Jim BrowningSt. Louis CardinalsP-SS6-0 170 R-R 1952-02-10 18Springfield,VT --   High SchoolEmma Sansom (Gadsden,AL)
112Dave CheadleNew York YankeesP6-2 203 L-L 1952-02-19 18Greensboro,NC MLB1973-19781973-1973   High SchoolAsheville (Asheville,NC)
113John BedardPittsburgh PiratesP-C6-2 205 R-R 1952-09-09 17Springfield,MA --   High SchoolSpringfield Tech (Springfield,MA)
114Chip MaxwellWashington Senators3B-SS6-1 200 L-R 1952-08-02 17Chillicothe,OH --   High SchoolZane Trace (Chillicothe,OH)
115Gary PolczynskiCincinnati RedsSS6-0 170 R-R 1952-04-01 18West Allis,WI --   High SchoolNathan Hale (West Allis,WI)
116Jim Hacker **Boston Red Sox3B6-0 183 L-R 1953-01-06 17Temple,TX NCAA1971-1974   High SchoolTemple (Temple,TX)
117John D'AcquistoSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 205 R-R 1951-12-24 18San Diego,CA MLB1970-19831973-1982   High SchoolSt. Augustine (San Diego,CA)
118Dan FordOakland AthleticsOF6-1 185 R-R 1952-05-19 18Los Angeles,CA MLB1971-19851975-1985   High SchoolFremont (Los Angeles,CA)
119Gene HiserChicago CubsOF5-11 175 L-L 1948-12-11 21Baltimore,MD MLB1970-19751971-1975   CollegeMaryland
120Terry MappinDetroit TigersC6-2 205 L-R 1952-03-23 18Louisville,KY --   High SchoolDurrett (Louisville,KY)
121Ron BroaddusAtlanta BravesP6-4 190 R-R 1952-07-16 17Freeport,TX --   High SchoolBrazosport (Freeport,TX)
122Bob GorinskiMinnesota TwinsOF6-3 215 R-R 1952-01-07 18Latrobe,PA MLB1977-19791977-1977   High SchoolMount Pleasant (Mount Pleasant,PA)
123George Ambrow **New York MetsSS   - ---,-- --   High SchoolLong Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
124James WestBaltimore OriolesC6-4 200 B-R -St. Louis,MO --   High SchoolVashon (St. Louis,MO)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
225Dan SpillnerSan Diego PadresP6-1 190 R-R 1951-11-27 18Casper,WY MLB1970-19851974-1985   High SchoolFederal Way (Federal Way,WA)
227Chip LangMontreal ExposP6-4 205 R-R 1952-08-21 17Pittsburgh,PA MLB1975-19791975-1976   High SchoolNorth Hills (Pittsburgh,PA)
230Terry ForsterChicago White SoxP6-3 210 L-L 1952-01-14 18Sioux Falls,SD MLB1970-19871971-1986   High SchoolSantana (Santee,CA)
234Dan BriggsCalifornia Angels1B-OF6-0 180 L-L 1952-11-18 17Scotia,CA MLB1970-19851975-1982   High SchoolSonoma Valley (Sonoma,CA)
241Butch MetzgerSan Francisco GiantsP6-1 185 R-R 1952-05-23 18Lafayette,IN MLB1974-19801974-1978   High SchoolKennedy (Sacramento,CA)
245Adrian DevineAtlanta BravesP6-4 205 R-R 1951-12-02 18Galveston,TX MLB1970-19811973-1980   FA  
246Mark WileyMinnesota TwinsP6-1 200 R-R 1948-02-28 22National City,CA MLB1975-19801975-1978   FA  
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
354Jerry HairstonChicago White SoxOF5-10 190 B-R 1952-02-16 18Birmingham,AL MLB1970-19891973-1989   High SchoolGardendale (Gardendale,AL)
357Lance RautzhanLos Angeles DodgersP6-1 195 R-L 1952-08-20 17Pottsville,PA MLB1977-19801977-1979   High SchoolBlue Mountain (Schuylkill Haven,PA)
367Rick ReuschelChicago CubsP6-3 235 R-R 1949-05-16 21Quincy,IL MLB1970-19911972-1991   CollegeWestern Illinois
369Rod GilbreathAtlanta Braves2B-3B6-2 185 R-R 1952-09-24 17Laurel,MS MLB1970-19801972-1978   High SchoolLaurel (Laurel,MS)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
474Steve SimpsonSan Diego PadresP6-3 200 R-R 1948-08-30 21St. Joseph,MO MLB1970-19721972-1972   CollegeWashburn University
480Greg GrossHouston AstrosOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 17York,PA MLB1970-19891973-1989   High SchoolRed Land (Lewisberry,PA)
481Tom PoquetteKansas City RoyalsOF5-10 175 L-R 1951-10-30 18Eau Claire,WI MLB1970-19821973-1982   High SchoolMemorial (Eau Claire,WI)
494Rowland OfficeAtlanta BravesOF6-0 170 L-L 1952-10-25 17Sacramento,CA MLB1971-19831972-1983   High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
5100Tommy SmithCleveland IndiansOF6-3 215 L-R 1948-08-01 21Albemarle,NC MLB1973-19811973-1977   CollegeNC State
5101Pat ScanlonMontreal Expos3B-2B6-0 180 L-R 1952-09-23 17Minneapolis,MN MLB1974-19801974-1977   High SchoolRichfield (Minneapolis,MN)
5108John BalazCalifornia AngelsOF6-3 180 R-R 1950-11-24 19Toronto,ON MLB1974-19771974-1975   CollegeSan Diego City College
5109Greg TerleckySt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 200 R-R 1952-03-20 18Culver City,CA MLB1975-19791975-1975   High SchoolWest Covina (West Covina,CA)
5112Rick WaitsWashington SenatorsP6-3 195 L-L 1952-05-15 18Atlanta,GA MLB1970-19861973-1985   High SchoolTherrell (Atlanta,GA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6124Bob DavisSan Diego PadresC6-0 180 R-R 1952-03-01 18Pryor,OK MLB1970-19811973-1981   High SchoolLocust Grove (Locust Grove,OK)
6127Bill TraversMilwaukee BrewersP6-6 200 L-L 1952-10-27 17Norwood,MA MLB1970-19831974-1983   High SchoolNorwood (Norwood,MA)
6128Dave DownsPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-5 220 R-R 1952-06-21 18Logan,UT MLB1970-19721972-1972   High SchoolViewmont (Bountiful,UT)
6129Jim GeddesChicago White SoxP6-2 200 R-R 1949-03-23 21Columbus,OH MLB1971-19731972-1973   CollegeOhio State
6138Tom CarrollCincinnati RedsP6-3 190 L-R 1952-11-05 17Utica,NY MLB1974-19801974-1975   High SchoolNorth Allegheny (Wexford,PA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7158Dick LangeCalifornia AngelsP5-10 185 R-R 1948-09-01 21Harbor Beach,MI MLB1970-19771972-1975   CollegeCentral Michigan
7159Don DurhamSt. Louis CardinalsP6-0 170 R-R 1949-03-21 21Yosemite,KY MLB1970-19731972-1973   CollegeWestern Kentucky
7160Don DemolaNew York YankeesP6-2 185 R-R 1952-07-05 17Glen Cove,NY MLB1974-19781974-1975   High SchoolCommack South (Commack,NY)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8178Fred AndrewsPhiladelphia Phillies2B5-8 163 R-R 1952-05-04 18Lafayette,LA MLB1976-19781976-1977   High SchoolLincoln Heights (Lincoln Heights,OH)
8183Doug HowardCalifornia Angels1B-OF6-3 185 R-R 1948-02-06 22Salt Lake City,UT MLB1970-19761972-1976   CollegeBrigham Young
8188Will McEnaneyCincinnati RedsP6-0 180 L-L 1952-02-14 18Springfield,OH MLB1974-19851974-1979   High SchoolSpringfield North (Springfield,OH)
8193John KnoxDetroit Tigers2B6-0 170 L-R 1948-07-26 21Newark,NJ MLB1970-19751972-1975   CollegeBowling Green State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9201Joe GilbertMontreal ExposP6-1 167 R-L 1952-04-20 18Jasper,TX MLB1971-19731972-1973   High SchoolNewton (Newton,TX)
9204Rich GossageChicago White SoxP6-3 217 R-R 1951-07-05 18Colorado Springs,CO MLB1970-19941972-1994   High SchoolRoy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)
9218Phil MankowskiDetroit Tigers3B6-0 180 L-R 1953-01-09 17Buffalo,NY MLB1971-19821976-1982   High SchoolBishop Turner (Buffalo,NY)
9222Tim NordbrookBaltimore OriolesSS6-1 180 R-R 1949-07-07 20Baltimore,MD MLB1974-19821974-1979   CollegeLoyola College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10225Dennis KinneyCleveland IndiansP6-1 190 L-L 1952-02-26 18Toledo,OH MLB1970-19821978-1982   High SchoolBedford (Temperance,MI)
10234Marc HillSt. Louis CardinalsC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-18 18Elsberry,MO MLB1970-19861973-1986   High SchoolElsberry (Elsberry,MO)
10238Ray KnightCincinnati Reds3B-1B6-2 185 R-R 1952-12-28 17Albany,GA MLB1971-19881974-1988   High SchoolDougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA)
10243Fernando ArroyoDetroit TigersP6-2 180 R-R 1952-03-21 18Sacramento,CA MLB1970-19861975-1986   High SchoolLuther Burbank (Sacramento,CA)
10247Rob AndrewsBaltimore Orioles2B6-0 185 R-R 1952-12-11 17Santa Monica,CA MLB1975-19791975-1979   High SchoolSouth Torrance (Torrance,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11252Craig RobinsonPhiladelphia PhilliesSS5-10 165 R-R 1948-08-21 21Abington,PA MLB1968-19781972-1977   CollegeWake Forest
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12286Billy SmithCincinnati Reds2B-SS6-2 185 B-R 1953-07-14 16Jonesboro,LA MLB1971-19811975-1981   High SchoolHope Mills (Hope Mills,NC)
12295Herb HutsonBaltimore OriolesP6-2 205 R-R 1949-07-17 20Savannah,GA MLB1974-19741974-1974   CollegeGeorgia Southern
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13311Tim BlackwellBoston Red SoxC5-11 180 B-R 1952-08-19 17San Diego,CA MLB1970-19831974-1983   High SchoolCrawford (San Diego,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14322Jerry WhiteMontreal ExposOF5-11 165 B-R 1952-08-23 17Shirley,MA MLB1970-19861974-1986   High SchoolWashington (San Francisco,CA)
14332Dave ParkerPittsburgh PiratesOF6-5 225 L-R 1951-06-09 19Calhoun,MS MLB1970-19911973-1991   High SchoolCourter Tech (Cincinnati,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15362Bob WatsonChicago Cubs1B-OF6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 24Los Angeles,CA MLB1965-19841966-1984   CollegeWestern Illinois
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18416Ralph GarciaSan Diego PadresP6-0 195 R-R 1948-12-14 21Los Angeles,CA MLB1970-19741972-1974   CollegeUNLV
18418Dale MurrayMontreal ExposP6-4 205 R-R 1950-02-02 20Cuero,TX MLB1970-19851974-1985   CollegeBlinn College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19454Pat ZachryCincinnati RedsP6-5 180 R-R 1952-04-24 18Richmond,TX MLB1970-19851976-1985   High SchoolRichfield (Waco,TX)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20469Bruce MillerChicago White Sox3B-2B6-1 185 R-R 1947-03-04 23Fort Wayne,IN MLB1973-19761973-1976   CollegeIndiana
20486Bruce BoisclairNew York MetsOF6-2 190 L-L 1952-12-09 17Putnam,CT MLB1974-19791974-1979   High SchoolKillingly (Killingly,CT)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21507Fred HoldsworthDetroit TigersP6-1 190 R-R 1952-05-29 18Detroit,MI MLB1970-19811972-1980   High SchoolNorthville (Northville,MI)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22516Erskine ThomasonPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-1 190 R-R 1948-08-13 21Laurens,SC MLB1974-19791974-1974   CollegeErskine College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
23536Larry HardySan Diego PadresP5-10 180 R-R 1948-01-10 22Goose Creek,TX MLB1974-19791974-1976   CollegeTexas
23548Ed OttPittsburgh PiratesC5-10 198 L-R 1951-07-11 18Muncy,PA MLB1970-19841974-1981   High SchoolMuncy (Muncy,PA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24569Sid MongeCalifornia AngelsP6-2 195 B-L 1951-04-11 19Agua Prieta,MX MLB1970-19851975-1984   High SchoolBrawley Union (Brawley,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
25600Doug CapillaSan Francisco GiantsP5-8 175 L-L 1952-01-07 18Honolulu,HI MLB1970-19821976-1981   High SchoolWestmont (Campbell,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
26608Jeff NewmanCleveland IndiansC-1B6-2 218 R-R 1948-09-11 21Fort Worth,TX MLB1970-19841976-1984   CollegeTexas Christian
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
27648Rick WilliamsNew York MetsP6-1 180 R-R 1952-11-09 17Merced,CA MLB1977-19821978-1979   High SchoolChariho Regional (Wood River Junction,RI)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
28653Bob BeallPhiladelphia Phillies1B5-11 180 B-L 1948-04-24 22Portland,OR MLB1970-19811975-1980   CollegeOregon State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
29679John DennySt. Louis CardinalsP6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-08 17Prescott,AZ MLB1970-19861974-1986   High SchoolPrescott (Prescott,AZ)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
30700Doc MedichNew York YankeesP6-5 227 R-R 1948-12-09 21Aliquippa,PA MLB1970-19821972-1982   CollegePittsburgh
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
33749Greg ShanahanLos Angeles DodgersP6-2 190 R-R 1947-12-11 22Eureka,CA MLB1973-19771973-1974   CollegeHumboldt State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
37811Bake McBrideSt. Louis CardinalsOF6-2 190 L-R 1949-02-03 21Fulton,MO MLB1970-19841973-1983   CollegeWestminster College