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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
1975123June-RegD1Dave FordBaltimore Orioles18P-OFP6-4 190 R-R MLB1975-19851978-1981HSLincoln West (Cleveland,OH)SFHSHSYesOHOH   -
1975247June-RegD1John DyerBaltimore Orioles18PP6-4 215 L-L A1978-1979HSMcLain (Tulsa,OK)SFHSHSYesOKOK   -
1975371June-RegD1Steve LakeBaltimore Orioles18CC6-1 190 R-R MLB1975-19931983-1993HSLennox (Lennox,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
1975495June-RegD1Samuel GierhanBaltimore Orioles-PP6-4 185 R-R A1978-1979HSLakewood (Lakewood,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
19755119June-RegD1Vernon ThomasBaltimore Orioles18OFOF6-0 185 R-R AAA1977-1983HSHarlem (Harlem,GA)SFHSHSYesGAGA   -
19756143June-RegD1Darryl CiasBaltimore Orioles18CC5-11 190 R-R MLB1978-19861983-1983HSKennedy (Granada Hills,CA)SFHSHSYesNYCA   -
19757167June-RegD1George MitchellBaltimore Orioles-SSSS5-8 155 B-R A+1977-1978HSLaudon (Chevy Chase,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
19758191June-RegD1Robert TheoudeleBaltimore Orioles-PP   - --HSKennedy (Richmond,CA)SFHSHSNo--CA   -
19759215June-RegD1Darwin LunaBaltimore Orioles-PP6-1 210 R-R --HSSaint Louis (Honolulu,HI)SFHSHSYesHIHI   -
197510239June-RegD1Vincent WhiteBaltimore Orioles-OFOF6-2 160 R-R A-1977-1977HSKennedy (Sacramento,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197511263June-RegD1Mike OrnestBaltimore Orioles-3B3B6-0 175 B-R A-1977-1977HSBeverly Hills (Beverly Hills,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197512287June-RegD1Jim SkaalenBaltimore Orioles201B-3b1B-3B6-3 200 R-R AA1977-1978ColSan Diego StateSFNCAA 1NoMICA   -
197513311June-RegD1Greg WardBaltimore Orioles-pP6-3 185 R-R NCAA1973-1975ColSouth CarolinaSFNCAA 1Yes--SC   -
197514335June-RegD1Thomas vitaleBaltimore Orioles-pP   - --HSBelle Vernon (Belle Vernon,PA)SFHSHSNo--PA   -
197515359June-RegD1Jarrell WilkersonBaltimore Orioles-pP   - --HSSmithfield (Smithfield,VA)SFHSHSNoVAVA   -
197516383June-RegD1Chris NurseBaltimore Orioles-SSSS   - --HSBel Air (Bel Air,MD)SFHSHSNo--MD   -
197517407June-RegD1Richard McCarthyBaltimore Orioles-SSSS6-2 170 R-R --ColNew OrleansSFNCAA 2Yes--LA   -
197518431June-RegD1Porter WyattBaltimore Orioles-pP6-0 162 B-R AA1978-1979HSInglewood (Inglewood,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197519454June-RegD1Alfred BlankBaltimore Orioles-CC   - --HSMorrisville (Morrisville,PA)SFHSHSNo--PA   -
197520477June-RegD1Mark EsserBaltimore Orioles19pP6-1 190 R-L MLB1977-19821979-1979HSKetcham (Wappingers Falls,NY)SFHSHSNoPANY   -
197521500June-RegD1Randy KwistBaltimore Orioles-1B1B6-2 200 R-R A-1977-1979HSSpringfield Tech (Springfield,MA)SFHSHSNoMAMA   -
197522523June-RegD1Bobby KnezevichBaltimore Orioles-pP   - --HSThomas Jefferson (Council Bluffs,IA)SFHSHSNo--IA   -
197523545June-RegD1Jack NeimeyerBaltimore Orioles-pP6-3 190 R-R --FANoneSFYesCA   -
197524566June-RegD1Bruce HardyBaltimore Orioles-C-1BC-1B   - --ColArizona StateSFNCAA 1No--AZ   -
197525585June-RegD1henry vanderhookBaltimore Orioles-C-3BC-3B6-0 185 R-R AA1977-1978FANoneSFYesCA   -
197526601June-RegD1Randy CheckosBaltimore Orioles-pP6-2 195 R-R --HSBuena Park (Buena Park,CA)SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197527615June-RegD1Charles MooreBaltimore Orioles-pP   - --HSBayside (Virginia Beach,VA)SFHSHSNoVAVA   -
197528627June-RegD1Charles FletcherBaltimore Orioles19pP6-2 175 L-R --FANoneSFYesCA   -
197529638June-RegD1David HoggBaltimore Orioles18CC6-1 195 R-R AAA1976-1982HSJeanette (Jeanette,PA)SFHSHSYes--PA   -
197530647June-RegD1Chris SmithBaltimore Orioles17C1B-OF6-0 185 B-R MLB1976-19831981-1983HSBishop Montgomery (Torrance,CA)SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197531655June-RegD1Doug ThielBaltimore Orioles-1B-2b1B-2B5-10 175 R-R --ColMerced CollegeSFCCCAAYes--CA   -
197532661June-RegD1Edwin LashleyBaltimore Orioles-OFOF6-3 195 R-R --HSWicomico (Salisbury,MD)SFHSHSYesMDMD   -
197533667June-RegD2Robert EhrigBaltimore Orioles-CC5-10 180 R-R --ColHawaiiSFNCAA 1Yes--HI   -
197534672June-RegD1Ben HinesBaltimore Orioles-SSSS   - --ColMesa CCSFNJCAANo--AZ   -
197535675June-RegD1Robert WalkerBaltimore Orioles-pP6-4 180 R-R AA1977-1977ColNorth Central CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--IL   -