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Ken Patterson was drafted 77th overall by the New York Yankees in 1985
Use the Draft Research Application to search through the history of the Major League Amateury Entry draft since 1965. The report will be limited to 100 rows. The entire draft history is available for purchase through our Data Store.

The MLB draft is the mechanism used to assign North American amateur players from college and high school to an MLB Organiation. The draft order is determined by the prior season's standings and sandwich picks between rounds are determined by free agent signings. Each team is granted a salary cap, depending on their draft positions, for the first 10 rounds to be assigned to signing bonuses.

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Draft Results

YearRndOvlPhaseD/SPlayer NameDraft TeamAgedPoscPosHt Wt B-T HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsSrcSchoolSFClassLvlSignedReg-BReg-DStatusOrg (Lvl)Bonus
197111June-SecAD6Pete VarneyChicago White Sox22C-1BC6-3 235 R-R MLB1973-19771973-1976ColHarvard UniversitySFSrNCAA 1YesMAMA   -
197111June-RegD1Danny GoodwinChicago White Sox17C1B6-1 195 L-R MLB1974-19851975-1982HSPeoria Central (Peoria,IL) SFHSHSNoMOIL   -
197112Jan-RegD2Larry O'BrienChicago White Sox19PP6-2 185 R-R ---ColIndian Hills Community College-CentervilleSFNJCAANo--IA   -
197114Jan-SecD3Sam EwingChicago White Sox22OF-1BOF6-3 200 L-L MLB1973-19801973-1978ColUniversity of TennesseeSFSrNCAA 1YesTNTN   -
1971123June-SecDD2Craig LownChicago White Sox22PP6-4 200 R-R ---ColColorado State University-PuebloSFNCAA 1YesCOCO   -
1971224June-SecAD2Bill TaylorChicago White Sox19IFIF   - ---ColMira Costa CollegeSFCCCAANoCACA   -
1971225Jan-RegD1Gary ConleyChicago White Sox20OFOF5-8 175 L-R NCAA1972-1972-ColMiami-Dade CollegeSFSoNJCAAYesOHFL   -
1971225June-RegD1Bill SharpChicago White Sox21OFOF5-10 178 L-L MLB1973-19761973-1976ColOhio State UniversitySFNCAA 1YesOHOH   -
1971228Jan-SecD3Paul SandsChicago White Sox19PP6-1 180 L-R ---ColBacone CollegeSFNAIAYesCAOK   -
1971340June-SecAD3Archie ManningChicago White Sox22SSSS6-3 212 R-R ---ColUniversity of MississippiSFSrNCAA 1YesMSMS   -
1971246June-SecDD3Ralph DarinChicago White Sox22PP   - ---ColCentral Michigan UniversitySFNCAA 2NoMIMI   -
1971346Jan-RegD1Joe WolfChicago White Sox22C-1BC-1B   - ---ColUniversity of Northern IowaSFNCAA 2Yes--IA   -
1971349June-RegD1Paul ZobeckChicago White Sox18PP   - -1973-1973-HSPueblo Central (Pueblo,CO) SFHSHSNo--CO   -
1971450June-SecAD2Frank BaumgardnerChicago White Sox20PP6-5 210 R-R A+1977-1979-ColMiami-Dade CollegeSFFrNJCAANoFLFL   -
1971352Jan-SecD4Earl NanceChicago White Sox22PP6-4 210 L-L -1968-1971-ColAuburn UniversitySFNCAA 1NoVAAL   -
1971474June-RegD1Steve HergenraderChicago White Sox18CC5-11 180 R-R ---HSMcLane (Fresno,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
1971476Jan-SecD1James HamiltonChicago White Sox19CC   - ---FANoneSFNoGAGA   -
1971599June-RegD1Eddie HollyChicago White Sox19PP6-2 185 L-R ---HSUnaka (Elizabethton,TN) SFHSHSYesTNTN   -
19716124June-RegD1Jack KucekChicago White Sox18PP6-2 200 R-R MLB1972-19811974-1980HSNewton Falls (Newton Falls,OH) SFHSHSNoOHOH   -
19717149June-RegD1Warren CromartieChicago White Sox17OFOF-1B6-0 192 L-L MLB1974-19911974-1991HSJackson (Miami,FL) SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
19718174June-RegD1Barry BonnellChicago White Sox172BOF6-3 200 R-R MLB1975-19861977-1986HSMilford (Milford,OH) SFHSHSNoOHOH   -
19719199June-RegD1Kurt BestChicago White Sox18PP6-2 180 R-R ---HSAustin (Austin,MN) SFHSHSYesMNMN   -
197110224June-RegD1Robert WillisChicago White Sox18OFP   - -1973-1973-HSJames Monroe (North Hills,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197111248June-RegD1David LeismanChicago White Sox21PP6-5 195 R-R -1971-1971-ColMichigan State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--MI   -
197112272June-RegD1Ricardo FuentesChicago White Sox-SSSS   - NCAA--HSMiami Senior (Miami,FL) SFHSHSNo--FL   -
197113296June-RegD1Jay KuhnieChicago White Sox21pP6-1 170 R-R -1971-1972-ColEastern Michigan UniversitySFNCAA 2No--MI   -
197114320June-RegD1Benny McGrumbyChicago White Sox18SS-OFSS-OF   - ---HSCentennial (Compton,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197115344June-RegD1Don BolteChicago White Sox18pP6-1 175 L-L ---HSCanoga Park (Canoga Park,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197116368June-RegD1Randy BraxtonChicago White Sox182B2B   - ---HSClairemont (San Diego,CA) SFHSHSNo--CA   -
197117392June-RegD1Jeff HollyChicago White Sox18pP6-5 210 L-L MLB1977-19791977-1979HSAviation (Redondo Beach,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197118416June-RegD1Rey SantiagoChicago White Sox191B1B6-1 195 R-R ---HSWashington (Chicago,IL) SFHSHSYesINIL   -
197119440June-RegD1Frank KlancerChicago White Sox18pP   -R ---HSBarberton (Barberton,OH) SFHSHSNoOHOH   -
197120464June-RegD1Mike CurranChicago White Sox183B3B5-11 175 R-R NCAA1974-1974-HSJefferson (Cedar Rapids,IA) SFHSHSNoIAIA   -
197121487June-RegD1Douglas BlueChicago White Sox18pP   - ---HSGering (Gering,NE) SFHSHSNo--NE   -
197122509June-RegD1William ChoatChicago White Sox18pP6-1 185 L-L -1973-1974-HSHuffman (Birmingham,AL) SFHSHSNoALAL   -
197123531June-RegD1John FriessChicago White Sox22OFOF5-10 170 L-R ---ColWisconsin State UniversitySFUnknownYes--WI   -
197124553June-RegD1Michael McConnellChicago White Sox18CC   - ---HSWhiting (Whiting,IN) SFHSHSYesININ   -
197125575June-RegD1James DavisChicago White Sox18pP6-1 198 L-L ---HSWoodrow Wilson (Camden,NJ) SFHSHSYesNJNJ   -
197126596June-RegD1Robert BiancoChicago White Sox18SSSS5-10 160 R-R ---HSJ. Sterling Morton East (Cicero,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -