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1974 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Mike Darr was drafted 96th overall in the 1974 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1974 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 Drafted689Rounds41Total Major Leaguers140
Signed Players411Unsigned Players278Signed%59.7%Unsigned%40.3%
High School Players422College Players262High School%61.2%College%38.0%
Top Signing BonusBill Almon ($90,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$90,000

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1974 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Bill AlmonSan Diego PadresSS-3B6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 21Providence,Rhode Island MLB1973-19881974-1988   CollegeBrown University
12Tommy BoggsTexas RangersP6-2 200 R-R 1955-10-25 18Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1974-19851976-1985   High SchoolLanier (Austin,TX)
13Lonnie SmithPhiladelphia PhilliesLF-OF5-9 170 R-R 1955-12-22 18Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19941978-1994   High SchoolCentennial (Compton,CA)
14Tom BrennanCleveland IndiansP6-1 180 R-R 1952-10-30 21Chicago,Illinois MLB1972-19861981-1985   CollegeLewis University
15Dale MurphyAtlanta BravesOF6-5 215 R-R 1956-03-12 18Portland,Oregon MLB1974-19931976-1993   High SchoolWilson (Portland,OR)
16Butch EdgeMilwaukee BrewersP6-3 203 R-R 1956-07-18 17Houston,Texas MLB1977-19831979-1979   High SchoolEl Camino (Sacramento,CA)
17Scot ThompsonChicago CubsOF-1B6-3 195 L-L 1955-12-07 18Grove City,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19851978-1985   High SchoolKnoch (Saxonburg,PA)
18Larry MonroeChicago White SoxP6-4 200 R-R 1956-06-20 18Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19791976-1976   High SchoolForest View (Mount Prospect,IL)
19Ron SoreyMontreal Expos3B6-2 195 R-R 1956-- 18Dayton,Ohio A+1977-1978-   High SchoolStebbins (Dayton,OH)
110Mike MileyCalifornia AngelsSS6-1 185 B-R 1953-03-30 21Yazoo City,Mississippi MLB1974-19761975-1976   CollegeLouisiana State University
111Rod ScurryPittsburgh PiratesP6-2 180 L-L 1956-03-17 18Sacramento,California MLB1974-19881980-1988   High SchoolHug (Reno,NV)
112Dennis SherrillNew York YankeesSS-3B6-0 165 R-R 1956-03-03 18Miami,Florida MLB1974-19801978-1980   High SchoolSouth Miami (Miami,FL)
113Garry TempletonSt. Louis CardinalsSS5-11 185 B-R 1956-03-24 18Lockney,Texas MLB1974-19911976-1991   High SchoolValley (Santa Ana,CA)
114Ted ShipleyMinnesota TwinsSS6-1 170 R-R 1953-- 21Chattanooga,Tennessee --   CollegeVanderbilt University
115Kevin DrakeHouston AstrosOF6-3 195 R-R 1956-04-12 18Nagoya,Japan AA1977-1977-   High SchoolCabrillo (Lompoc,CA)
116Lance ParrishDetroit TigersC6-3 220 R-R 1956-06-15 18Clairton,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19951977-1995   High SchoolWalnut (Walnut,CA)
117Cliff SpeckNew York MetsP6-4 195 R-R 1956-08-08 17Portland,Oregon MLB1974-19881986-1986   High SchoolBeaverton (Beaverton,OR)
118Willie WilsonKansas City RoyalsOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 18Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994   High SchoolSummit (Summit,NJ)
119Terry LeeSan Francisco Giants2B6-1 170 L-R 1955-12-02 18San Luis Obispo,California AAA1977-1981-   High SchoolSan Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo,CA)
120Eddie FordBoston Red SoxSS6-1 170 B-R 1953-07-18 20New York,New York AAA1974-1977-   CollegeUniversity of South Carolina
121Rick SutcliffeLos Angeles DodgersP6-7 215 R-R 1956-06-21 18Independence,Missouri MLB1974-19941976-1994   High SchoolVan Horn (Independence,MO)
122Jerry Johnson **Oakland AthleticsP6-3 185 R-R 1955-11-07 18Austin,Texas AAA1977-2016-   High SchoolMcCallum (Austin,TX)
123Steve ReedCincinnati RedsP6-1 180 R-R 1956-- 18Fort Wayne,Indiana AAA1977-1980-   High SchoolWayne (Fort Wayne,IN)
124Rich DauerBaltimore Orioles2B-3B6-0 180 R-R 1952-07-27 21San Bernardino,California MLB1973-19851976-1985   CollegeUSC
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
226Jeff ByrdTexas RangersP6-3 195 R-R 1956-11-11 17La Mesa,California MLB1977-19791977-1977   High SchoolEl Capitan (Lakeside,CA)
227Kevin SaucierPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-1 196 R-L 1956-08-09 17Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19821978-1982   High SchoolEscambia (Pensacola,FL)
229Joey McLaughlinAtlanta BravesP6-2 205 R-R 1956-07-11 17Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1974-19871977-1984   High SchoolMcLain (Tulsa,OK)
230Moose HaasMilwaukee BrewersP6-0 180 R-R 1956-04-22 18Baltimore,Maryland MLB1974-19871976-1987   High SchoolFranklin (Reisterstown,MD)
231Mike SemberChicago Cubs3B6-0 185 R-R 1953-02-24 21Hammond,Indiana MLB1973-19791977-1978   CollegeUniversity of Tulsa
232Jack KucekChicago White SoxP6-2 200 R-R 1953-06-08 21Warren,Ohio MLB1972-19811974-1980   CollegeMiami University
233Jerry FryMontreal ExposC6-0 185 R-R 1956-02-29 18Salinas,California MLB1977-19811978-1978   High SchoolSpringfield (Springfield,IL)
236Dave BergmanNew York Yankees1B6-2 190 L-L 1953-06-06 21Evanston,Illinois MLB1972-19921975-1992   CollegeIllinois State University
238Butch WynegarMinnesota TwinsC6-0 194 B-R 1956-03-14 18York,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19881976-1988   High SchoolRed Lion Area (Red Lion,PA)
241Dwight BernardNew York MetsP6-2 170 R-R 1952-05-31 22Mount Vernon,Illinois MLB1974-19851978-1982   CollegeBelmont University
245Steve ShirleyLos Angeles DodgersP6-0 185 L-L 1956-10-12 17San Francisco,California MLB1974-19881982-1982   High SchoolTerra Nova (Pacifica,CA)
247Mike GraceCincinnati Reds3B6-0 175 R-R 1956-06-14 18Pontiac,Michigan MLB1977-19831978-1978   High SchoolWaterford Mott (Waterford,MI)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
353Bob LongAtlanta BravesP6-3 178 R-R 1954-11-11 19Jasper,Tennessee MLB1976-19871981-1985   High SchoolRedwood (Larkspur,CA)
356Pete VuckovichChicago White SoxP6-4 220 R-R 1952-10-27 21Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19861975-1986   CollegeClarion University of Pennsylvania
358Rance MulliniksCalifornia Angels3B-SS6-0 175 L-R 1956-01-15 18Tulare,California MLB1974-19921977-1992   High SchoolMonache (Porterville,CA)
360Jose AlvarezNew York YankeesP5-11 175 R-R 1956-04-12 18Tampa,Florida MLB1975-19951981-1989   High SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)
363Alan KnicelyHouston AstrosC-OF6-0 194 R-R 1955-05-19 19Harrisonburg,Virginia MLB1974-19871979-1986   High SchoolTurner Ashby (Bridgewater,VA)
367Alan WirthSan Francisco GiantsP6-4 190 R-R 1956-12-08 17Mesa,Arizona MLB1974-19821978-1980   High SchoolSt. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)
371Mike LaCossCincinnati RedsP6-4 200 R-R 1956-05-30 18Glendale,California MLB1974-19921978-1991   High SchoolMount Whitney (Visalia,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
474Jim ClancyTexas RangersP6-4 220 R-R 1955-12-18 18Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19911977-1991   High SchoolSt. Rita of Cascia (Chicago,IL)
475Don McCormackPhiladelphia PhilliesC6-3 205 R-R 1955-09-18 18Omak,Washington MLB1974-19821980-1981   High SchoolOmak (Omak,WA)
478Barry CortMilwaukee BrewersP6-5 210 R-R 1956-04-15 18Toronto,Ontario MLB1977-19811977-1977   High SchoolKing (Tampa,FL)
479George RileyChicago CubsP6-2 210 L-L 1956-10-06 17Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19871979-1986   High SchoolSouthern (Philadelphia,PA)
482Thad BosleyCalifornia AngelsOF6-3 175 L-L 1956-09-17 17Oceanside,California MLB1974-19901977-1990   High SchoolOceanside (Oceanside,CA)
489John PacellaNew York MetsP6-3 195 R-R 1956-09-15 17Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881977-1986   High SchoolConnetquot (Bohemia,NY)
496Mike DarrBaltimore OriolesP6-4 190 R-R 1956-03-23 18Pomona,California MLB1977-19791977-1977   High SchoolNorco (Norco,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
599Jim MorrisonPhiladelphia Phillies3B-2B5-11 186 R-R 1952-09-23 21Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19881977-1988   CollegeGeorgia Southern University
5102Gary BeareMilwaukee BrewersP6-4 205 R-R 1952-08-22 21San Diego,California MLB1976-19801976-1977   CollegeLong Beach State University
5106Stan CliburnCalifornia AngelsC6-0 195 R-R 1956-12-19 17Jackson,Mississippi MLB1974-19981980-1988   High SchoolForest Hills (Jackson,MS)
5119Steve HendersonCincinnati RedsOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 21Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988   CollegePrairie View A&M University
5120Randy MillerBaltimore OriolesP6-1 180 R-R 1953-03-18 21Oxnard,California MLB1977-20031977-1978   CollegeUniversity of California-San Diego
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6130Gary WheelockCalifornia AngelsP6-3 205 R-R 1951-11-29 22Bakersfield,California MLB1972-19811976-1980   CollegeUniversity of California-Irvine
6131Eddie WhitsonPittsburgh PiratesP6-3 195 R-R 1955-05-19 19Johnson City,Tennessee MLB1974-19911977-1991   High SchoolUnicoi County (Erwin,TN)
6132Jerry NarronNew York YankeesC6-3 205 L-R 1956-01-15 18Goldsboro,North Carolina MLB1974-19881979-1987   High SchoolGoldsboro (Goldsboro,NC)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7145Jim WilhelmSan Diego PadresOF6-3 190 R-R 1952-09-20 21San Rafael,California MLB1977-19791978-1979   CollegeSanta Clara University
7149Rick CampAtlanta BravesP6-0 198 R-R 1953-06-10 21Trion,Georgia MLB1974-19851976-1985   CollegeUniversity of West Georgia
7150Steve BowlingMilwaukee BrewersOF6-0 185 R-R 1952-06-26 22Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1976-19791976-1977   CollegeUniversity of Tulsa
7153Bobby RamosMontreal ExposC5-11 208 R-R 1955-11-05 18Havana,Cuba MLB1974-19881978-1984   High SchoolJackson (Miami,FL)
7154Ralph BottingCalifornia AngelsP6-0 195 L-L 1955-05-12 19Houlton,Maine MLB1974-19821979-1980   High SchoolBurbank (Burbank,CA)
7155Mike EdwardsPittsburgh Pirates2B5-10 154 R-R 1952-08-27 21Fort Lewis,Washington MLB1974-19801977-1980   CollegeUCLA
7164Sam BowenBoston Red SoxOF5-9 170 R-R 1952-09-18 21Brunswick,Georgia MLB1973-19821977-1980   CollegeValdosta State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8171Mark ClearPhiladelphia PhilliesP6-4 215 R-R 1956-05-27 18Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19901979-1990   High SchoolNorthview (Covina,CA)
8181Bill CaudillSt. Louis CardinalsP6-1 210 R-R 1956-07-13 17Santa Monica,California MLB1974-20061979-1987   High SchoolAviation (Redondo Beach,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9212Joel FinchBoston Red SoxP6-2 175 R-R 1956-08-20 17South Bend,Indiana MLB1977-19811979-1979   High SchoolWashington (South Bend,IN)
9215Ron OesterCincinnati Reds2B6-2 195 B-R 1956-05-05 18Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1974-19901978-1990   High SchoolWithrow (Cincinnati,OH)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10221Mickey MahlerAtlanta BravesP6-3 189 B-L 1952-07-30 21Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-19871977-1986   CollegeTrinity University
10227Bryan ClarkPittsburgh PiratesP6-2 185 L-L 1956-07-12 17Madera,California MLB1974-19901981-1990   High SchoolMadera (Madera,CA)
10232Mark FidrychDetroit TigersP6-3 175 R-R 1954-08-14 19Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1974-19831976-1980   High SchoolWorcester Academy (Worcester,MA)
10235Guy SularzSan Francisco GiantsSS-2B5-11 165 R-R 1955-11-07 18Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1974-19841980-1983   High SchoolNorth Hollywood (North Hollywood,CA)
10239Lynn JonesCincinnati RedsOF5-9 175 R-R 1953-01-01 21Meadville,Pennsylvania MLB1971-19861979-1986   CollegeThiel College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12270Jim GantnerMilwaukee Brewers2B-3B5-11 175 L-R 1954-01-05 20Eden,Wisconsin MLB1974-19921976-1992   CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
12274John VerhoevenCalifornia AngelsP6-5 200 R-R 1953-07-03 20Long Beach,California MLB1974-19821976-1981   CollegeUniversity of La Verne
12286Darrell WoodardOakland Athletics2B5-11 160 R-R 1956-12-10 17Wilmar,Arkansas MLB1977-19821978-1978   High SchoolBell (Bell,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13290Rick LisiTexas RangersOF6-0 175 R-R 1956-03-17 18Halifax,Nova Scotia MLB1974-19851981-1981   High SchoolPittsfield (Pittsfield,MA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14326Bud BullingMinnesota TwinsC6-1 200 R-R 1952-12-15 21Lynwood,California MLB1974-19831977-1983   CollegeCal State Los Angeles
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15342Jerry AugustineMilwaukee BrewersP6-0 185 L-L 1952-07-24 21Kewaunee,Wisconsin MLB1974-19861975-1984   CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-La Crosse
15355John Henry JohnsonSan Francisco GiantsP6-2 190 L-L 1956-08-21 17Houston,Texas MLB1974-19871978-1987   High SchoolSonoma Valley (Sonoma,CA)
15359Dan NormanCincinnati RedsOF6-2 195 R-R 1955-01-11 19Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19871977-1982   CollegeBarstow College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16362Jim UmbargerTexas RangersP6-6 200 L-L 1953-02-17 21Burbank,California MLB1974-19831975-1978   CollegeArizona State University
16381Willie WilsonLos Angeles DodgersOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 18Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994   CollegeEmporia State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18408Gary GrayTexas Rangers1B6-0 203 R-R 1952-09-21 21New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1974-19841977-1982   CollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma State University
18410Orlando GonzalezCleveland Indians1B-OF6-2 180 L-L 1951-11-15 22Havana,Cuba MLB1974-19891976-1980   CollegeUniversity of Miami
18412Dave FrostChicago White SoxP6-6 235 R-R 1952-11-17 21Long Beach,California MLB1971-19831977-1982   CollegeStanford University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19437Dennis WerthNew York Yankees1B-OF6-1 200 R-R 1952-12-29 21Lincoln,Illinois MLB1974-19841979-1982   CollegeSouthern Illinois University-Edwardsville
19440Bob SykesDetroit TigersP6-2 200 B-L 1954-12-11 19Neptune,New Jersey MLB1974-19821977-1981   CollegeMiami-Dade College
19445Rick LysanderOakland AthleticsP6-2 190 R-R 1953-02-21 21Huntington Park,California MLB1974-19901980-1985   CollegeCal State Los Angeles
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
20461Bob MyrickNew York MetsP6-1 195 R-L 1952-10-01 21Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB1976-19811976-1978   CollegeMississippi State University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24536Jeff YurakSan Francisco GiantsOF6-3 195 B-R 1954-02-26 20Pasadena,California MLB1977-19791978-1978   CollegeCitrus College
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
29594Bobby CuellarTexas RangersP5-11 188 R-R 1952-08-20 21Alice,Texas MLB1974-19851977-1977   CollegeUniversity of Texas