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1968 Draft Summary

1968 Draft Summary

First rounders + Major Leaguers

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top pick:
picks:
913
rounds:
71
Major Leaguers:
131
college:
263
hs:
635
hs%:
69.55%
college%:
28.81%
signed:
482
unsigned:
431
signed%:
52.79%
d1:
139
d2:
51
d3:
2
naia:
19
jrcollege:
50
Bonus Records:
6
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year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 1 1 June-Reg Tim Foli New York Mets ss 6-0 179 R R 1950-12-08 Culver City,CA MLB 1970-1985 1970-1985 HS Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA) Yes
1968 1 2 June-Reg Pete Broberg   Oakland Athletics p 6-3 205 R R 1950-03-02 West Palm Beach,FL MLB 1971-1978 1971-1978 HS Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL) No
1968 1 3 June-Reg Martin Cott Houston Astros c 6-3 185 L R 1950-11-03 Buffalo,NY -- -- -- HS Hutchinson Technical (Buffalo,NY) Yes
1968 1 4 June-Reg Thurman Munson New York Yankees c 5-11 191 R R 1947-06-07 Akron,OH MLB 1969-1979 1969-1979 College Kent State Yes
1968 1 5 June-Reg Bobby Valentine   Los Angeles Dodgers ss-of 5-10 189 R R 1950-05-13 Stamford,CT MLB 1969-1979 1969-1979 HS Rippowam (Stamford,CT) Yes
1968 1 6 June-Reg Robert Weaver Cleveland Baseball Team ss-of 6-0 165 -- -- 1950 Jacksonville,FL -- -- -- HS Paxon (Jacksonville,FL) Yes
1968 1 7 June-Reg Curtis Moore Atlanta Braves of 6-1 185 L R 1949-07-03 Denison,TX -- -- -- HS Denison (Denison,TX) Yes
1968 1 8 June-Reg Don Castle   Washington Senators h 6-1 205 L L 1950-02-01 Kokomo,IN MLB 1973-1973 1973-1978 HS Coldwater (Coldwater,MS) Yes
1968 1 9 June-Reg Dick Sharon   Pittsburgh Pirates of 6-2 195 R R 1950-04-15 San Mateo,CA MLB 1973-1975 1973-1976 HS Sequoia (Redwood City,CA) Yes
1968 1 10 June-Reg Junior Kennedy Baltimore Orioles 2b 6-0 185 R R 1950-08-09 Fort Gibson,OK MLB 1974-1983 1974-1983 HS Arvin (Arvin,CA) Yes
1968 1 11 June-Reg Greg Luzinski   Philadelphia Phillies of 6-1 225 R R 1950-11-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1970-1984 1970-1984 HS Notre Dame College Prep (Niles,IL) Yes
1968 1 12 June-Reg Lloyd Allen   California Angels p 6-1 185 R R 1950-05-08 Merced,CA MLB 1969-1975 1969-1979 HS Selma (Selma,CA) Yes
1968 1 13 June-Reg Timothy Grant Cincinnati Reds p 6-0 185 L R 1949-08-06 Courtland,VA -- -- -- HS Riverview (Courtland,VA) Yes
1968 1 14 June-Reg Rich McKinney Chicago White Sox 3b-2b 5-11 185 R R 1946-11-22 Piqua,OH MLB 1970-1977 1970-1977 College Ohio Yes
1968 1 15 June-Reg Ralph Rickey Chicago Cubs of 6-3 205 B R 1946-12-08 Oklahoma City,OK College -- 1967-1967 College Oklahoma Yes
1968 1 16 June-Reg Alex Rowell Minnesota Twins of 6-0 195 R R 1946 -- -- -- -- College Luther College Yes
1968 1 17 June-Reg Gary Matthews San Francisco Giants of 6-3 205 R R 1950-07-05 San Fernando,CA MLB 1972-1987 1972-1987 HS San Fernando (San Fernando,CA) Yes
1968 1 18 June-Reg Robert Robinson   Detroit Tigers of 6-1 196 R R 1949-10-07 Richmond,VA -- -- -- HS Thomas Dale (Chester,VA) Yes
1968 1 19 June-Reg James Hairston   St. Louis Cardinals of -- -- -- -- 1950 -- -- -- -- HS Roth (Dayton,OH) Yes
1968 1 20 June-Reg Tom Maggard Boston Red Sox of-c 6-6 215 R R 1950-02-07 Norwalk,CA -- -- -- HS John Glenn (Norwalk,CA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 2 23 June-Reg Rich Chiles   Houston Astros of 5-11 170 L L 1949-11-22 Sacramento,CA MLB 1971-1978 1971-1980 HS Winters (Winters,CA) Yes
1968 2 25 June-Reg Bill Buckner Los Angeles Dodgers 1b-of 6-0 185 L L 1949-12-14 Vallejo,CA MLB 1969-1990 1969-1990 HS Napa (Napa,CA) Yes
1968 2 28 June-Reg Jim Mason Washington Senators ss 6-2 190 L R 1950-08-14 Mobile,AL MLB 1971-1979 1971-1979 HS Murphy (Mobile,AL) Yes
1968 2 33 June-Reg Milt Wilcox   Cincinnati Reds p 6-2 185 R R 1950-04-20 Honolulu,HI MLB 1970-1986 1970-1986 HS Crooked Oak (Oklahoma City,OK) Yes
1968 2 34 June-Reg Hugh Yancy Chicago White Sox 3b-2b 5-11 170 R R 1949-10-16 Sarasota,FL MLB 1972-1976 1972-1979 HS Sarasota (Sarasota,FL) Yes
1968 2 35 June-Reg Matt Alexander Chicago Cubs of-3b 5-11 169 B R 1947-01-30 Shreveport,LA MLB 1973-1981 1973-1981 College Grambling State Yes
1968 2 38 June-Reg Bob Molinaro   Detroit Tigers of 6-0 190 L R 1950-05-21 Newark,NJ MLB 1975-1983 1975-1985 HS Essex Catholic (East Orange,NJ) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 3 43 June-Reg Bill Greif   Houston Astros p 6-5 205 R R 1950-04-25 Fort Stockton,TX MLB 1971-1976 1971-1978 HS John H. Reagan (Austin,TX) Yes
1968 3 46 June-Reg Bob Kaiser   Cleveland Baseball Team p 5-10 175 B L 1950-04-29 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1971-1971 1971-1979 HS Weber (Ogden,UT) Yes
1968 3 47 June-Reg Clint Compton Atlanta Braves p 5-11 185 L L 1950-11-01 Montgomery,AL MLB 1972-1972 1972-1993 HS Robert E. Lee (Montgomery,AL) Yes
1968 3 54 June-Reg Lamar Johnson   Chicago White Sox 1b 6-2 225 R R 1950-09-02 Bessemer,AL MLB 1974-1982 1974-1982 HS Wenonah (Birmingham,AL) Yes
1968 3 60 June-Reg Lynn McGlothen   Boston Red Sox p 6-2 195 L R 1950-03-27 Monroe,LA MLB 1972-1982 1972-1982 HS Grambling Lab (Grambling,LA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 4 67 June-Reg Mike McQueen Atlanta Braves p 5-11 190 L L 1950-08-30 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 1969-1974 1969-1977 HS Spring Branch (Houston,TX) Yes
1968 4 70 June-Reg Jesse Jefferson   Baltimore Orioles p 6-3 195 R R 1949-03-03 Midlothian,VA MLB 1973-1981 1973-1983 HS Carver (Midlothian,VA) Yes
1968 4 76 June-Reg Jim Nettles Minnesota Twins of 6-0 186 L L 1947-03-02 San Diego,CA MLB 1970-1981 1970-1986 College San Diego State Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 5 87 June-Reg Larry Yount Houston Astros p 6-2 185 R R 1950-02-15 Houston,TX MLB 1971-1971 1971-1971 HS Taft (Woodland Hills,CA) Yes
1968 5 88 June-Reg George Zeber New York Yankees 2b 5-11 170 B R 1950-08-29 Ellwood City,PA MLB 1977-1978 1976-1978 HS Loara (Anaheim,CA) Yes
1968 5 89 June-Reg Tom Paciorek   Los Angeles Dodgers of-1b 6-4 215 R R 1946-11-02 Detroit,MI MLB 1970-1987 1970-1987 College Houston Yes
1968 5 94 June-Reg Ron Dunn Baltimore Orioles 2b-3b 5-11 180 R R 1950-01-24 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 1974-1975 1974-1976 HS Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 6 116 June-Reg Jeff Terpko   Washington Senators p 6-0 180 R R 1950-10-16 Sayre,PA MLB 1974-1977 1974-1978 HS Sayre (Sayre,PA) Yes
1968 6 128 June-Reg Cecil Cooper Boston Red Sox 1b 6-2 190 L L 1949-09-20 Brenham,TX MLB 1971-1987 1971-1987 HS Brenham (Brenham,TX) Yes
1968 6 129 June-Reg Roger Nelson   Montreal Expos p 6-3 205 R R 1944-06-07 Altadena,CA MLB 1967-1976 1967-1979 HS Lincoln (Lincoln,NE) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 7 133 June-Reg Charlie Williams New York Mets p 6-2 200 R R 1947-10-11 Flushing,NY MLB 1971-1978 1971-1978 College Parsons Yes
1968 7 136 June-Reg Wayne Nordhagen New York Yankees of 6-2 205 R R 1948-07-04 Thief River Falls,MN MLB 1976-1983 1976-1983 College Treasure Valley CC Yes
1968 7 144 June-Reg Tom Bradley California Angels p 6-3 185 R R 1947-03-16 Asheville,NC MLB 1969-1975 1967-1983 College Maryland Yes
1968 7 151 June-Reg Tom Heintzelman St. Louis Cardinals 2b-3b 6-1 180 R R 1946-11-03 St. Charles,MO MLB 1973-1978 1973-1979 College Parsons Yes
1968 7 154 June-Reg Bill Parsons   Seattle Pilots p 6-6 195 R R 1948-08-17 Riverside,CA MLB 1971-1974 1971-1974 College Riverside CC Yes
1968 7 155 June-Reg Dave Robinson San Diego Padres of 6-1 186 B L 1946-05-22 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1970-1971 1970-1971 College San Diego State Yes
1968 7 156 June-Reg Lance Clemons Kansas City Royals p 6-2 205 L L 1947-07-06 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1971-1974 1971-1974 College West Chester Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 8 161 June-Reg Joe Ferguson   Los Angeles Dodgers c-of 6-2 200 R R 1946-09-19 San Francisco,CA MLB 1970-1983 1970-1983 College Pacific Yes
1968 8 173 June-Reg Jim Howarth San Francisco Giants of 5-11 175 L L 1947-03-07 Biloxi,MS MLB 1971-1974 1971-1974 College Mississippi State Yes
1968 8 178 June-Reg Tom Kelly   Seattle Pilots 1b 5-11 185 L L 1950-08-15 Graceville,MN MLB 1975-1975 1975-1980 HS Cardinal McCarrick (South Amboy,NJ) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 9 185 June-Reg Doyle Alexander Los Angeles Dodgers p 6-3 200 R R 1950-09-04 Cordova,AL MLB 1971-1989 1971-1989 HS Woodlawn (Birmingham,AL) Yes
1968 9 186 June-Reg Larry Johnson Cleveland Baseball Team c 6-0 185 R R 1950-08-17 Cleveland,OH MLB 1972-1978 1972-1981 HS East Technical (Cleveland,OH) Yes
1968 9 204 June-Reg Monty Montgomery Kansas City Royals p 6-3 200 R R 1946-09-01 Albemarle,NC MLB 1971-1972 1971-1972 College Pfeiffer Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 10 205 June-Reg Hank Webb   New York Mets p 6-3 175 R R 1950-05-21 Copiague,NY MLB 1972-1977 1972-1978 HS Copiague (Copiague,NY) Yes
1968 10 212 June-Reg Larry Biittner Washington Senators of-1b 6-2 205 L L 1945-07-27 Pocohontas,IA MLB 1970-1983 1970-1983 College Buena Vista Yes
1968 10 216 June-Reg Harvey Shank California Angels p 6-4 220 R R 1946-07-29 Toronto,ON MLB 1970-1970 1967-1970 College Stanford Yes
1968 10 222 June-Reg Marvin Lane   Detroit Tigers of 5-11 180 R R 1950-01-18 Sandersville,GA MLB 1971-1976 1971-1977 HS Pershing (Detroit,MI) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 11 229 June-Reg Don Rose New York Mets p 6-3 195 R R 1947-03-19 Covina,CA MLB 1971-1974 1967-1974 College Stanford Yes
1968 11 234 June-Reg Vince Colbert Cleveland Baseball Team p 6-4 200 R R 1945-12-20 Washington,DC MLB 1970-1972 1970-1972 College East Carolina Yes
1968 11 235 June-Reg John Fuller Atlanta Braves of 6-2 180 L L 1950-01-29 Lynwood,CA MLB 1974-1974 1974-1974 HS Lynwood (Lynwood,CA) Yes
1968 11 237 June-Reg Milt May Pittsburgh Pirates c 6-0 190 L R 1950-08-01 Gary,IN MLB 1970-1984 1970-1984 HS St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg,FL) Yes
1968 11 238 June-Reg Al Bumbry   Baltimore Orioles of 5-8 175 L R 1947-04-21 Fredericksburg,VA MLB 1972-1985 1972-1985 College Virginia State Yes
1968 11 248 June-Reg Ben Oglivie   Boston Red Sox of 6-2 170 L L 1949-02-11 Colon,PN MLB 1971-1986 1971-1989 HS Roosevelt (Bronx,NY) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 12 258 June-Reg Chuck Machemehl Cleveland Baseball Team p 6-4 200 R R 1947-04-20 Brenham,TX MLB 1971-1971 1971-1971 College Texas Christian Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 14 301 June-Reg John Milner   New York Mets 1b-of 6-0 185 L L 1949-12-28 Atlanta,GA MLB 1971-1982 1971-1982 HS South Fulton (East Point,GA) Yes
1968 14 309 June-Reg Bruce Kison Pittsburgh Pirates p 6-4 178 R R 1950-02-18 Pasco,WA MLB 1971-1985 1971-1985 HS Pasco (Pasco,WA) Yes
1968 14 314 June-Reg Richie Moloney Chicago White Sox p 6-3 185 R R 1950-06-07 Brookline,MA MLB 1970-1970 1970-1970 HS Brookline (Brookline,MA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 16 362 June-Reg Stan Perzanowski Chicago White Sox p 6-2 170 B R 1950-08-25 East Chicago,IN MLB 1971-1978 1971-1979 HS Oliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN) Yes
1968 16 363 June-Reg Oscar Gamble Chicago Cubs of 5-11 165 L R 1949-12-20 Ramer,AL MLB 1969-1985 1969-1985 FA Alabama Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 17 377 June-Reg Bob Gallagher Los Angeles Dodgers of 6-3 185 L L 1948-07-07 Newton,MA MLB 1972-1975 1967-1976 College Stanford Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 18 399 June-Reg Ken Forsch Houston Astros p 6-4 210 R R 1946-09-08 Sacramento,CA MLB 1970-1986 1970-1986 College Oregon State Yes
1968 18 402 June-Reg John Lowenstein   Cleveland Baseball Team of 6-0 175 L R 1947-01-27 Wolf Point,MT MLB 1970-1985 1970-1985 College UC Riverside Yes
1968 18 412 June-Reg Jerry Terrell   Minnesota Twins ss-3b 6-0 170 R R 1946-07-13 Waseca,MN MLB 1973-1980 1973-1980 College Minnesota State Yes
1968 18 414 June-Reg Bob Strampe   Detroit Tigers p 6-1 185 B R 1950-06-13 Janesville,WI MLB 1972-1972 1972-1976 HS Janesville (Janesville,WI) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 19 441 June-Reg Wilbur Howard   Seattle Pilots of 6-2 175 B R 1949-01-08 Lowell,NC MLB 1973-1978 1973-1979 HS Holbrook (Lowell,NC) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 21 475 June-Reg Rich Coggins Baltimore Orioles of 5-8 170 L L 1950-12-07 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1972-1976 1972-1976 HS Garey (Pomona,CA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 22 507 June-Reg Bill Lee Boston Red Sox p 6-3 210 L L 1946-12-28 Burbank,CA MLB 1969-1982 1969-2018 College USC Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 23 527 June-Reg Don Leshnock Detroit Tigers p 6-3 195 R L 1946-11-25 Youngstown,OH MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972 College Youngstown State Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 25 575 June-Reg Paul Splittorff   Kansas City Royals p 6-3 210 L L 1946-10-08 Evansville,IN MLB 1970-1984 1970-1984 College Morningside Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 26 577 June-Reg John Strohmayer Oakland Athletics p 6-1 181 R R 1946-10-13 Belle Fourche,SD MLB 1970-1974 1970-1974 College Pacific Yes
1968 26 594 June-Reg Bob Forsch   St. Louis Cardinals p 6-4 200 R R 1950-01-13 Sacramento,CA MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 HS Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 32 724 June-Reg Tommy Moore Kansas City Royals p 5-11 175 R R 1948-07-07 Lynwood,CA MLB 1972-1977 1972-1977 College Rider Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 33 738 June-Reg Tim Plodinec St. Louis Cardinals p 6-4 190 R R 1947-01-27 Aliquippa,PA MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972 College Arizona Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1968 49 884 June-Reg Ed Ott Los Angeles Dodgers c 5-10 198 L R 1951-07-11 Muncy,PA MLB 1974-1981 1974-1984 College Rutgers Yes
86 record(s)