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1976 Baseball DraftYearly Draft Capsule
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Rod Booker was drafted 314th overall in the 1976 draft.
This is only a list of notable picks for the 1976 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 Drafted713Rounds40Total Major Leaguers0
Signed Players444Unsigned Players269Signed%62.3%Unsigned%37.7%
High School Players400College Players311High School%56.1%College%43.6%
Top Signing BonusFloyd Bannister ($100,000)Avg Bonus for Round #1$100,000

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1976 Notable Draft Picks

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RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11Floyd BannisterHouston AstrosP6-1 203 L-L 1955-06-10 21Pierre,SD MLB1975-19921977-1992   CollegeArizona State
12Pat UnderwoodDetroit TigersP6-0 175 L-L 1957-02-09 19Kokomo,IN MLB1976-19841979-1983   High SchoolKokomo (Kokomo,IN)
13Ken SmithAtlanta Braves1B6-1 195 L-R 1958-02-12 18Youngstown,OH MLB1976-19861981-1983   High SchoolEast (Youngstown,OH)
14Bill BordleyMilwaukee BrewersP6-3 185 R-L 1958-01-09 18Los Angeles,CA MLB1977-19821980-1980   High SchoolBishop Montgomery (Torrance,CA)
15Bob OwchinkoSan Diego PadresP6-2 195 L-L 1955-01-01 21Detroit,MI MLB1975-19861976-1986   CollegeEastern Michigan
16Ken LandreauxCalifornia AngelsOF5-11 170 L-R 1954-12-22 21Los Angeles,CA MLB1975-19891977-1987   CollegeArizona State
17Herman SegelkeChicago CubsP6-4 200 R-R 1958-04-24 18San Mateo,CA MLB1976-19841982-1982   High SchoolEl Camino (South San Francisco,CA)
18Steve TroutChicago White SoxP6-4 195 L-L 1957-07-30 18Detroit,MI MLB1976-19901978-1989   High SchoolThornwood (South Holland,IL)
19Bob JamesMontreal ExposP6-4 230 R-R 1958-08-15 17Glendale,CA MLB1976-19871978-1987   High SchoolVerdugo Hills (Tujunga,CA)
110Jamie AllenMinnesota Twins3B6-0 205 R-R 1958-05-29 18Yakima,WA MLB1977-19851983-1983   High SchoolA.C. Davis (Yakima,WA)
111Mark KueckerSan Francisco GiantsSS5-10 153 R-R 1957-11-26 18Brenham,TX AAA1977-1979   High SchoolBrenham (Brenham,TX)
112Billy SimpsonTexas RangersSS6-2 185 R-R 1957-08-09 18San Diego,CA A+1977-1978   High SchoolLakewood (Lakewood,CA)
113Tom ThurbergNew York MetsP6-1 190 R-R 1957-10-16 18Weymouth,MA AAA1977-1985   High SchoolSouth Weymouth (Weymouth,MA)
114Tim GlassCleveland IndiansC6-2 215 R-R 1958-04-23 18Springfield,OH AA1977-1985   High SchoolSpringfield South (Springfield,OH)
115Leon DurhamSt. Louis Cardinals1B-OF6-2 210 L-L 1957-07-31 18Cincinnati,OH MLB1976-19951980-1989   High SchoolWoodward (Cincinnati,OH)
116Pat TablerNew York Yankees1B-OF6-2 200 R-R 1958-02-02 18Hamilton,OH MLB1976-19921981-1992   High SchoolMcNicholas (Cincinnati,OH)
117Jeff KrausPhiladelphia PhilliesSS6-2 170 R-R 1958-08-08 17Cincinnati,OH AA1977-1981   High SchoolColerain (Cincinnati,OH)
118Ben GrzybekKansas City RoyalsP6-5 205 L-R 1958-01-07 18Hialeah,FL AA1977-1980   High SchoolHialeah (Hialeah,FL)
119Mike SciosciaLos Angeles DodgersC6-2 220 L-R 1958-11-27 17Upper Darby,PA MLB1976-19941980-1992   High SchoolSpringfield (Springfield,PA)
120Dallas WilliamsBaltimore OriolesOF5-11 165 L-L 1958-02-28 18Brooklyn,NY MLB1976-19871981-1983   High SchoolAbraham Lincoln (Brooklyn,NY)
121Jim ParkePittsburgh PiratesP6-4 215 R-R -Sterling Heights,MI A+1977-1980   High SchoolHenry Ford II (Sterling Heights,MI)
122Bruce HurstBoston Red SoxP6-3 214 L-L 1958-03-24 18St. George,UT MLB1976-19941980-1994   High SchoolDixie (St. George,UT)
123Mark KingCincinnati RedsP6-1 195 R-R -Owensboro,KY A+1977-1978   High SchoolOwensboro (Owensboro,KY)
124Mike Sullivan **Oakland AthleticsP6-0 176 R-R 1958-11-04 17Woodbridge,VA A+1977-1982   High SchoolGar-field (Woodbridge,VA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
226Alan TrammellDetroit TigersSS6-0 175 R-R 1958-02-21 18Garden Grove,CA MLB1976-19961977-1996   High SchoolKearny (San Diego,CA)
229Steve MuraSan Diego PadresP6-2 190 R-R 1955-02-12 21New Orleans,LA MLB1974-19851978-1985   CollegeTulane
230Bob FerrisCalifornia AngelsP6-6 225 R-R 1955-05-07 21Arlington,VA MLB1974-19811979-1980   CollegeMaryland
232Mike ColbernChicago White SoxC6-3 205 R-R 1955-04-19 21Santa Monica,CA MLB1976-19821978-1979   CollegeArizona State
234Terry FeltonMinnesota TwinsP6-1 180 R-R 1957-10-29 18Texarkana,AR MLB1976-19841979-1982   High SchoolBaker (Baker,LA)
237Mike ScottNew York MetsP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 21Santa Monica,CA MLB1974-19911979-1991   CollegePepperdine
245Dorian BoylandPittsburgh Pirates1B6-4 200 L-L 1955-01-06 21Chicago,IL MLB1976-19821978-1981   CollegeUW Oshkosh
246Glenn HoffmanBoston Red SoxSS-3B6-2 188 R-R 1958-07-07 17Orange,CA MLB1977-19901980-1989   High SchoolSavanna (Anaheim,CA)
247Paul HouseholderCincinnati RedsOF6-0 180 B-R 1958-09-04 17Columbus,OH MLB1976-19871980-1987   High SchoolNorth Haven (North Haven,CT)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
349Reggie BaldwinHouston AstrosC6-1 195 R-R 1954-08-19 21River Rouge,MI MLB1973-19801978-1979   CollegeGrambling State
351Dan MorogielloAtlanta BravesP6-1 200 L-L 1955-03-26 21Brooklyn,NY MLB1976-19851983-1983   CollegeSeton Hall
355Kurt SeibertChicago Cubs2B6-0 166 B-R 1955-10-16 20Cheverly,MD MLB1974-19811979-1979   CollegeClemson
357Dan SchatzederMontreal ExposP6-0 195 L-L 1954-12-01 21Elmhurst,IL MLB1976-19911977-1991   CollegeDenver
358John CastinoMinnesota Twins3B-2B5-11 175 R-R 1954-10-23 21Evanston,IL MLB1974-19841979-1984   CollegeRollins
360Mike GriffinTexas RangersP6-5 197 R-R 1957-06-26 19Colusa,CA MLB1977-19891979-1989   High SchoolWoodland (Woodland,CA)
367Max VenableLos Angeles DodgersOF5-10 185 L-R 1957-06-06 19Phoenix,AZ MLB1977-19911979-1991   High SchoolCordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
473Jim PankovitsHouston Astros2B-OF5-10 175 R-R 1955-08-06 20Pennington Gap,VA MLB1974-19911984-1988   CollegeSouth Carolina
474Dan PetryDetroit TigersP6-4 200 R-R 1958-11-13 17Palo Alto,CA MLB1976-19911979-1991   High SchoolEl Dorado (Placentia,CA)
479Keith DrumrightChicago Cubs2B5-10 170 L-R 1954-10-21 21Springfield,MO MLB1973-19821978-1981   CollegeOklahoma
481Bob PateMontreal ExposOF6-3 200 R-R 1953-12-03 22Los Angeles,CA MLB1976-19831980-1981   CollegeArizona State
484Brian AllardTexas RangersP6-1 175 R-R 1958-01-03 18Spring Valley,IL MLB1976-19841979-1981   High SchoolHenry Senachwine (Henry,IL)
488Ted WilbornNew York YankeesOF6-0 165 B-R 1958-12-16 17Waco,TX MLB1976-19871979-1980   High SchoolMcClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
496Rickey HendersonOakland AthleticsLF-OF5-10 190 R-L 1958-12-25 17Chicago,IL MLB1976-20051979-2003   High SchoolOakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
598Jack MorrisDetroit TigersP6-3 200 R-R 1955-05-16 21St. Paul,MN MLB1976-19961977-1994   CollegeBrigham Young
599Bruce BenedictAtlanta BravesC6-2 195 R-R 1955-08-18 20Birmingham,AL MLB1975-19891978-1989   CollegeNebraska at Omaha
5101Jim BeswickSan Diego PadresOF6-1 180 B-R 1958-02-12 18Wilkinsburg,PA MLB1977-19831978-1978   High SchoolEast Allegheny (North Versailles,PA)
5113Len MatuszekPhiladelphia Phillies1B-OF6-2 195 L-R 1954-09-27 21Toledo,OH MLB1976-19871981-1987   CollegePasco-Hernando CC
5115Ted PowerLos Angeles DodgersP6-4 225 R-R 1955-01-31 21Guthrie,OK MLB1974-19981981-1993   CollegeKansas State
5118Mike SmithsonBoston Red SoxP6-8 215 L-R 1955-01-21 21Centerville,TN MLB1976-19891982-1989   CollegeTennessee
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
6123Jim WessingerAtlanta Braves2B5-10 165 R-R 1955-09-25 20Utica,NY MLB1977-19801979-1979   CollegeLe Moyne
6137Ozzie VirgilPhiladelphia PhilliesC6-0 175 R-R 1956-12-07 19Mayaguez,PR MLB1976-19901980-1990   High SchoolMoon Valley (Phoenix,AZ)
6138Jim GaudetKansas City RoyalsC6-0 185 R-R 1955-06-03 21New Orleans,LA MLB1976-19821978-1979   CollegeTulane
6139Mike HowardLos Angeles DodgersOF6-2 185 B-R 1958-04-02 18Seattle,WA MLB1976-19841981-1983   High SchoolSacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
6140Jim SmithBaltimore OriolesSS6-3 185 R-R 1954-09-08 21Santa Monica,CA MLB1976-19831982-1982   CollegeLong Beach State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
7145Tom WiedenbauerHouston AstrosOF6-1 180 R-R 1958-11-05 17Menomonie,WI MLB1977-19831979-1979   High SchoolSahuaro (Tucson,AZ)
7150Chuck PorterCalifornia AngelsP6-3 188 R-R 1956-01-12 20Baltimore,MD MLB1974-19861981-1985   CollegeClemson
7166Wade BoggsBoston Red Sox3B6-2 197 L-R 1958-06-15 18Omaha,NE MLB1976-19991982-1999   High SchoolHenry B. Plant (Tampa,FL)
7167Bill DawleyCincinnati RedsP6-4 240 R-R 1958-02-06 18Norwich,CT MLB1976-19891983-1989   High SchoolGriswold (Jewett City,CT)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
8169Dave SmithHouston AstrosP6-1 195 R-R 1955-01-21 21San Francisco,CA MLB1976-19921980-1992   CollegeSan Diego State
8170Glenn GulliverDetroit Tigers3B5-11 175 L-R 1954-10-15 21Detroit,MI MLB1974-19861982-1983   CollegeEastern Michigan
8172Lary SorensenMilwaukee BrewersP6-2 210 R-R 1955-10-04 20Detroit,MI MLB1976-19881977-1988   CollegeMichigan
8176Lorenzo GrayChicago White Sox3B6-1 180 R-R 1958-03-04 18Mound Bayou,MS MLB1977-19861982-1983   High SchoolLynwood (Lynwood,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
9196George FrazierMilwaukee BrewersP6-5 205 R-R 1954-10-13 21Oklahoma City,OK MLB1975-19871978-1987   CollegeOklahoma
9197Craig StimacSan Diego PadresC6-2 185 R-R 1954-11-18 21Oak Park,IL MLB1976-19821980-1981   CollegeDenver
9201Jack O'ConnorMontreal ExposP6-3 215 L-L 1958-06-02 18Twentynine Palms,CA MLB1976-19891981-1987   High SchoolYucca Valley (Yucca Valley,CA)
9214Gary AllensonBoston Red SoxC5-11 185 R-R 1955-02-04 21Culver City,CA MLB1976-19851979-1985   CollegeArizona State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
10228Billy SampleTexas RangersOF5-9 175 R-R 1955-04-02 21Roanoke,VA MLB1976-19861978-1986   CollegeJames Madison
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
11241Gary RajsichHouston AstrosOF-1B6-2 210 L-L 1954-10-28 21Youngstown,OH MLB1975-19851982-1985   CollegeArizona State
11245Tom TellmannSan Diego PadresP6-3 195 R-R 1954-03-29 22Warren,PA MLB1976-19851979-1985   CollegeGrand Canyon
11253Neil AllenNew York MetsP6-2 190 R-R 1958-01-24 18Kansas City,KS MLB1976-19901979-1989   High SchoolBishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
11260Bob WelchBaltimore OriolesP6-3 190 R-R 1956-11-03 19Detroit,MI MLB1975-19941978-1994   High SchoolCopiague (Copiague,NY)
11264Bobby MooreOakland AthleticsP6-4 200 R-R 1958-11-08 17Sweetwater,LA MLB1976-19951985-1985   High SchoolKennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
12270Mike BishopCalifornia AngelsC6-2 188 R-R 1958-11-05 17Santa Maria,CA MLB1976-19831983-1983   High SchoolErnest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)
12279Gene RoofSt. Louis CardinalsOF6-2 180 B-R 1958-01-13 18Paducah,KY MLB1976-19871981-1983   High SchoolSt. Mary's (Paducah,KY)
12286Reid NicholsBoston Red SoxOF5-11 172 R-R 1958-08-05 17Ocala,FL MLB1976-19881980-1987   High SchoolForest (Ocala,FL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
13292Gary HolleMilwaukee Brewers1B6-6 210 R-L 1954-08-11 21Albany,NY MLB1975-19811979-1979   CollegeSiena College
13293Mark LeeSan Diego PadresP6-4 225 R-R 1953-06-14 23Inglewood,CA MLB1975-19821978-1981   CollegePepperdine
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
14315Rick MatulaAtlanta BravesP6-0 190 R-R 1953-11-22 22Wharton,TX MLB1976-19821979-1981   CollegeSam Houston State
14319Steve DavisChicago Cubs2B-3B6-1 200 R-R 1953-12-30 22Oakland,CA MLB1973-19811979-1979   CollegeStanford
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
15341Broderick PerkinsSan Diego Padres1B5-10 180 L-L 1954-11-23 21Pittsburg,CA MLB1976-19851978-1984   CollegeSt. Mary's (CA)
15354Ken PhelpsKansas City Royals1B6-1 200 L-L 1954-08-06 21Seattle,WA MLB1976-19911980-1990   CollegeArizona State
15355Keith MacWhorterLos Angeles DodgersP6-4 190 R-R 1955-12-30 20Worcester,MA MLB1976-19841980-1980   CollegeBryant University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
16362Roger WeaverDetroit TigersP6-3 190 R-R 1954-10-06 21Amsterdam,NY MLB1976-19821980-1980   CollegeSUNY-Oneonta
16370Mark FunderburkMinnesota TwinsOF6-4 228 R-R 1957-05-16 19Charlotte,NC MLB1976-19871981-1985   CollegeLouisburg College
16379Jack PerconteLos Angeles Dodgers2B5-10 160 L-R 1954-08-31 21Joliet,IL MLB1976-19871980-1986   CollegeMurray State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
17385Bert RobergeHouston AstrosP6-4 190 R-R 1954-10-03 21Lewiston,ME MLB1976-19861979-1986   CollegeMaine
17390Ken SchromCalifornia AngelsP6-2 195 R-R 1954-11-23 21Grangeville,ID MLB1976-19891980-1987   CollegeIdaho
17397Dave Von OhlenNew York MetsP6-2 200 L-L 1958-10-25 17Flushing,NY MLB1976-19881983-1987   High SchoolFlushing (Flushing,NY)
17405Rick HoneycuttPittsburgh PiratesP6-1 190 L-L 1954-06-29 22Chattanooga,TN MLB1976-19971977-1997   CollegeTennessee
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
18422Ron HasseyCleveland IndiansC6-2 200 L-R 1953-02-27 23Tucson,AZ MLB1976-19911978-1991   CollegeArizona
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
19437Gary LucasSan Diego PadresP6-5 200 L-L 1954-11-08 21Riverside,CA MLB1976-19881980-1987   CollegeChapman
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
21489David PalmerMontreal ExposP6-1 205 R-R 1957-10-19 18Glens Falls,NY MLB1976-19901978-1989   High SchoolGlen Falls (Glen Falls,NY)
21503Eddie MilnerCincinnati RedsOF5-11 173 L-L 1955-05-21 21Columbus,OH MLB1976-19881980-1988   CollegeCentral State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
22518Ray SearageSt. Louis CardinalsP6-1 180 L-L 1955-05-01 21Freeport,NY MLB1976-19921981-1990   CollegeWest Liberty University
22525Chico WalkerBoston Red Sox3B-LF5-9 179 B-R 1957-11-25 18Jackson,MS MLB1976-19931980-1993   High SchoolTilden Tech (Chicago,IL)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
23529Kip YoungDetroit TigersP5-11 175 R-R 1954-10-29 21Georgetown,OH MLB1977-19821978-1979   CollegeBowling Green State
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
24565Bob LongPittsburgh PiratesP6-3 178 R-R 1954-11-11 21Jasper,TN MLB1976-19871981-1985   CollegeShorter
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
26596Jeff StemberSan Francisco GiantsP6-5 220 R-R 1958-03-02 18Elizabeth,NJ MLB1977-19821980-1980   High SchoolWestfield (Westfield,NJ)
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
29638John HarrisCalifornia Angels1B-OF6-3 205 L-L 1954-09-13 21Portland,OR MLB1977-19851979-1981   CollegeLubbock Christian University
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
30655John LittlefieldSt. Louis CardinalsP6-2 200 R-R 1954-01-05 22Covina,CA MLB1976-19821980-1981   CollegeAzusa Pacific
RndOvlPlayerTeam NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsStatusCurrent Org (Level)SourceDraft School
31668Jay HowellCincinnati RedsP6-3 220 R-R 1955-11-26 20Miami,FL MLB1976-19941980-1994   CollegeColorado