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Lenn Sakata was drafted 97th overall by the San Diego Padres in 1974
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
197813313June-RegD1Robert ElseaAtlanta Braves20pP   - ---ColCleveland State Community CollegeSFNJCAANo--TN   -
197813314June-RegD1Thomas O'DowdToronto Blue Jays19pP6-4 190 -R A+1979-1980-HSLumen Christi (Jackson,MI) SFHSHSYesMIMI   -
197813315June-RegD1Jeff SunderlageNew York Mets18pP6-2 195 L-L A+1979-1983-HSElgin (Elgin,IL) SFHSHSNoILIL   -
197813316June-RegD1Bret ClelandOakland Athletics18pP6-3 190 R-R A-1978-1979-HSCorning Union (Corning,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197813317June-RegD1Greg PattonSan Diego Padres18pP6-2 195 R-R A+1979-1980-HSLower Dauphin (Hummelstown,PA) SFHSHSYesPAPA   -
197813318June-RegD1Bill KampenSeattle Mariners18pP6-2 195 R-R -1980-1982-HSArchbishop Rummel (Metairie,LA) SFHSHSNoLALA   -
197813319June-RegD1Dale BaldwinSan Francisco Giants222B2B5-10 170 R-R A1978-1978-ColBoise State UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--ID   -
197813320June-RegD1Steven NorwoodMilwaukee Brewers21pP6-2 195 L-R A1978-1981-ColUniversity of VirginiaSFNCAA 1YesVAVA   -
197813321June-RegD1Jim DeshaiesMontreal Expos18pP6-4 220 L-L MLB1979-19951984-1995HSMassena Central (Massena,NY) SFHSHSNoNYNY   -
197813322June-RegD1Robert HusseyCleveland Indians21pP6-1 180 R-R AA1978-1979-ColSaint Xavier UniversitySFNAIAYesILIL   -
197813323June-RegD1Mike BrowningHouston Astros181B-pP6-2 205 R-R AAA1981-1996-HSSouthridge (Miami,FL) SFHSHSNoFLFL   -
197813324June-RegD1David CassettoDetroit Tigers20pP6-1 180 L-R AA1976-1979-ColWestern Michigan UniversitySFNCAA 1YesILMI   -
197813325June-RegD1Dave GoveaChicago Cubs171B-OF1B-OF6-2 189 L-L A-1981-1982-HSLong Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA) SFHSHSNoCACA   -
197813326June-RegD1Peter OteroCalifornia Angels20OFOF   - -1979-1980-ColYavapai CollegeSFNJCAANo--AZ   -
197813327June-RegD1Roosevelt LettSt. Louis Cardinals183B3B6-1 180 R-R A1978-1979-HSGarey (Pomona,CA) SFHSHSYesCACA   -
197813328June-RegD2Ron GroutMinnesota Twins191B1B6-1 190 R-R AA1978-1982-ColWingate UniversitySFNCAA 2YesCONC   -
197813329June-RegD1Byron JacksonCincinnati Reds18pP6-3 190 R-R A-1978-1979-HSRider (Wichita Falls,TX) SFHSHSYesTXTX   -
197813330June-RegD2Rick WittChicago White Sox21SS-3B1B-C6-2 195 R-R A-1979-1980-ColSpokane Falls Community CollegeSFSoNWAACCNo--WA   -
197813331June-RegD1Barry BrownPittsburgh Pirates18pP   - ---HSLake Worth (Fort Worth,TX) SFHSHSNo--TX   -
197813332June-RegD1Albert OrtizTexas Rangers20OFOF5-11 175 L-L A1978-1979-ColBaruch CollegeSFNCAA 3YesNYNY   -
197813333June-RegD1Melvin MeadowsLos Angeles Dodgers19OFOF5-10 185 L-R Rk1979-1979-HSWhite Oak (Jacksonville,NC) SFHSHSYesNCNC   -
197813334June-RegD1William PurdyBaltimore Orioles22pP6-0 175 L-R A+1978-1979-ColNiagara UniversitySFNCAA 1Yes--NY   -
197813335June-RegD2Bruce HumphreyPhiladelphia Phillies221B1B6-3 200 L-L A1976-1978-ColUniversity of TulsaSFJrNCAA 1YesOKOK   -
197813336June-RegD1John LickertBoston Red Sox18CC5-11 175 R-R AAA1978-1985-HSLangley (Pittsburgh,PA) SFHSHSYesPAPA   -
197813337June-RegD1James DavidsonKansas City Royals21OFOF6-3 185 R-R A+1978-1979-ColAlma CollegeSFNCAA 3Yes--MI   -
197813338June-RegD1Claude SammonsNew York Yankees221B-OF1B-OF6-0 190 L-L A-1977-1978-ColGonzaga UniversitySFNCAA 1YesORWA   -