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1970 Draft Summary

1970 Draft Summary

First rounders + Major Leaguers

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top pick:
picks:
929
rounds:
60
Major Leaguers:
145
college:
278
hs:
643
hs%:
69.21%
college%:
29.92%
signed:
509
unsigned:
420
signed%:
54.79%
d1:
112
d2:
76
d3:
0
naia:
30
jrcollege:
60
Bonus Records:
2
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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
1970 1 1 June-Reg Mike Ivie San Diego Padres 1b 6-3 205 R R 1952-08-08 Atlanta,GA MLB 1971-1983 1971-1983 HS The Walker School (Marietta,GA) Yes
1970 1 2 June-Reg Steve Dunning Cleveland Baseball Team p 6-2 205 R R 1949-05-15 Denver,CO MLB 1970-1977 1969-1978 College Stanford Yes
1970 1 3 June-Reg Barry Foote   Montreal Expos c 6-3 210 R R 1952-02-16 Smithfield,NC MLB 1973-1982 1973-1982 HS Smithfield-Selma (Smithfield,NC) Yes
1970 1 4 June-Reg Darrell Porter Milwaukee Brewers c 6-0 193 L R 1952-01-17 Joplin,MO MLB 1971-1987 1971-1987 HS Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK) Yes
1970 1 5 June-Reg Mike Martin Philadelphia Phillies p 6-2 193 L L 1952-04-12 Columbia,SC AAA -- 1977-1978 HS Olympia (Columbia,SC) Yes
1970 1 6 June-Reg Lee Richard Chicago White Sox ss-3b 5-11 165 R R 1948-09-18 Lafayette,LA MLB 1971-1976 1970-1978 College Southern Yes
1970 1 7 June-Reg Randy Scarbery Houston Astros p 6-1 185 B R 1952-06-22 Fresno,CA MLB 1979-1980 1972-1980 HS Roosevelt (Fresno,CA) No
1970 1 8 June-Reg Rex Goodson   Kansas City Royals c 5-11 180 R R 1951-09-01 Monroe,LA -- -- -- HS Pine Tree (Longview,TX) Yes
1970 1 9 June-Reg Jim Haller   Los Angeles Dodgers p 6-6 210 R R 1951-12-12 Omaha,NE -- -- -- HS Creighton Preparatory School (Omaha,NE) Yes
1970 1 10 June-Reg Paul Dade   California Angels of-3b 6-0 195 R R 1951-12-07 Seattle,WA MLB 1975-1980 1975-1982 HS Nathan Hale (Seattle,WA) Yes
1970 1 11 June-Reg Jim Browning   St. Louis Cardinals p-ss 6-0 170 R R 1952-02-10 Springfield,VT -- -- -- HS Emma Sansom (Gadsden,AL) Yes
1970 1 12 June-Reg Dave Cheadle   New York Yankees p 6-2 203 L L 1952-02-19 Greensboro,NC MLB 1973-1973 1973-1978 HS Asheville (Asheville,NC) Yes
1970 1 13 June-Reg John Bedard Pittsburgh Pirates p-c 6-2 205 R R 1952-09-09 Springfield,MA -- -- -- HS Springfield Tech (Springfield,MA) Yes
1970 1 14 June-Reg Chip Maxwell   Washington Senators 3b-ss 6-1 200 L R 1952-08-02 Chillicothe,OH -- -- -- HS Zane Trace (Chillicothe,OH) Yes
1970 1 15 June-Reg Gary Polczynski Cincinnati Reds ss 6-0 170 R R 1952-04-01 West Allis,WI -- -- -- HS Nathan Hale (West Allis,WI) Yes
1970 1 16 June-Reg Jim Hacker Boston Red Sox 3b 6-0 183 L R 1953-01-06 Temple,TX College -- 1971-1974 HS Temple (Temple,TX) No
1970 1 17 June-Reg John D'Acquisto San Francisco Giants p 6-2 205 R R 1951-12-24 San Diego,CA MLB 1973-1982 1973-1983 HS St. Augustine (San Diego,CA) Yes
1970 1 18 June-Reg Dan Ford Oakland Athletics of 6-1 185 R R 1952-05-19 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1975-1985 1975-1985 HS Fremont (Los Angeles,CA) Yes
1970 1 19 June-Reg Gene Hiser Chicago Cubs of 5-11 175 L L 1948-12-11 Baltimore,MD MLB 1971-1975 1970-1975 College Maryland Yes
1970 1 20 June-Reg Terry Mappin   Detroit Tigers c 6-2 205 L R 1952-03-23 Louisville,KY -- -- -- HS Durrett (Louisville,KY) Yes
1970 1 21 June-Reg Ron Broaddus Atlanta Braves p 6-4 190 R R 1952-07-16 Freeport,TX -- -- -- HS Brazosport (Freeport,TX) Yes
1970 1 22 June-Reg Bob Gorinski   Minnesota Twins of 6-3 215 R R 1952-01-07 Latrobe,PA MLB 1977-1977 1976-1979 HS Mount Pleasant (Mount Pleasant,PA) Yes
1970 1 23 June-Reg George Ambrow New York Mets ss -- -- -- -- -- -- College -- 1971-1971 HS Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA) No
1970 1 24 June-Reg James West   Baltimore Orioles c 6-4 200 B R 1952 St. Louis,MO -- -- -- HS Vashon (St. Louis,MO) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 2 25 June-Reg Dan Spillner San Diego Padres p 6-1 190 R R 1951-11-27 Casper,WY MLB 1974-1985 1974-1985 HS Federal Way (Federal Way,WA) Yes
1970 2 27 June-Reg Chip Lang   Montreal Expos p 6-4 205 R R 1952-08-21 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1975-1976 1975-1979 HS North Hills (Pittsburgh,PA) Yes
1970 2 30 June-Reg Terry Forster Chicago White Sox p 6-3 210 L L 1952-01-14 Sioux Falls,SD MLB 1971-1986 1971-1987 HS Santana (Santee,CA) Yes
1970 2 34 June-Reg Dan Briggs   California Angels 1b-of 6-0 180 L L 1952-11-18 Scotia,CA MLB 1975-1982 1975-1985 HS Sonoma Valley (Sonoma,CA) Yes
1970 2 41 June-Reg Butch Metzger   San Francisco Giants p 6-1 185 R R 1952-05-23 Lafayette,IN MLB 1974-1978 1974-1980 HS Kennedy (Sacramento,CA) Yes
1970 2 45 June-Reg Adrian Devine Atlanta Braves p 6-4 205 R R 1951-12-02 Galveston,TX MLB 1973-1980 1973-1981 FA Texas Yes
1970 2 46 June-Reg Mark Wiley Minnesota Twins p 6-1 200 R R 1948-02-28 National City,CA MLB 1975-1978 1975-1980 FA California Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 3 54 June-Reg Jerry Hairston   Chicago White Sox of 5-10 190 B R 1952-02-16 Birmingham,AL MLB 1973-1989 1973-1989 HS Gardendale (Gardendale,AL) Yes
1970 3 57 June-Reg Lance Rautzhan   Los Angeles Dodgers p 6-1 195 R L 1952-08-20 Pottsville,PA MLB 1977-1979 1976-1980 HS Blue Mountain (Schuylkill Haven,PA) Yes
1970 3 67 June-Reg Rick Reuschel Chicago Cubs p 6-3 235 R R 1949-05-16 Quincy,IL MLB 1972-1991 1970-1991 College Western Illinois Yes
1970 3 69 June-Reg Rod Gilbreath   Atlanta Braves 2b-3b 6-2 185 R R 1952-09-24 Laurel,MS MLB 1972-1978 1972-1980 HS Laurel (Laurel,MS) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 4 74 June-Reg Steve Simpson San Diego Padres p 6-3 200 R R 1948-08-30 St. Joseph,MO MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972 College Washburn University Yes
1970 4 80 June-Reg Greg Gross   Houston Astros of 5-11 175 L L 1952-08-01 York,PA MLB 1973-1989 1973-1989 HS Red Land (Lewisberry,PA) Yes
1970 4 81 June-Reg Tom Poquette Kansas City Royals of 5-10 175 L R 1951-10-30 Eau Claire,WI MLB 1973-1982 1973-1982 HS Memorial (Eau Claire,WI) Yes
1970 4 94 June-Reg Rowland Office Atlanta Braves of 6-0 170 L L 1952-10-25 Sacramento,CA MLB 1972-1983 1972-1983 HS McClatchy (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
1970 5 100 June-Reg Tommy Smith Cleveland Baseball Team of 6-3 215 L R 1948-08-01 Albemarle,NC MLB 1973-1977 1973-1981 College NC State Yes
1970 5 101 June-Reg Pat Scanlon   Montreal Expos 3b-2b 6-0 180 L R 1952-09-23 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1974-1977 1974-1980 HS Richfield (Minneapolis,MN) Yes
1970 5 108 June-Reg John Balaz California Angels of 6-3 180 R R 1950-11-24 Toronto,ON MLB 1974-1975 1974-1977 College San Diego City College Yes
1970 5 109 June-Reg Greg Terlecky St. Louis Cardinals p 6-3 200 R R 1952-03-20 Culver City,CA MLB 1975-1975 1975-1979 HS West Covina (West Covina,CA) Yes
1970 5 112 June-Reg Rick Waits   Washington Senators p 6-3 195 L L 1952-05-15 Atlanta,GA MLB 1973-1985 1973-1986 HS Therrell (Atlanta,GA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 6 124 June-Reg Bob Davis   San Diego Padres c 6-0 180 R R 1952-03-01 Pryor,OK MLB 1973-1981 1973-1981 HS Locust Grove (Locust Grove,OK) Yes
1970 6 127 June-Reg Bill Travers Milwaukee Brewers p 6-6 200 L L 1952-10-27 Norwood,MA MLB 1974-1983 1974-1983 HS Norwood (Norwood,MA) Yes
1970 6 128 June-Reg Dave Downs Philadelphia Phillies p 6-5 220 R R 1952-06-21 Logan,UT MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972 HS Viewmont (Bountiful,UT) Yes
1970 6 129 June-Reg Jim Geddes Chicago White Sox p 6-2 200 R R 1949-03-23 Columbus,OH MLB 1972-1973 1972-1973 College Ohio State Yes
1970 6 138 June-Reg Tom Carroll   Cincinnati Reds p 6-3 190 L R 1952-11-05 Utica,NY MLB 1974-1975 1974-1980 HS North Allegheny (Wexford,PA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 7 158 June-Reg Dick Lange California Angels p 5-10 185 R R 1948-09-01 Harbor Beach,MI MLB 1972-1975 1972-1977 College Central Michigan Yes
1970 7 159 June-Reg Don Durham St. Louis Cardinals p 6-0 170 R R 1949-03-21 Yosemite,KY MLB 1972-1973 1970-1973 College Western Kentucky Yes
1970 7 160 June-Reg Don Demola   New York Yankees p 6-2 185 R R 1952-07-05 Glen Cove,NY MLB 1974-1975 1974-1978 HS Commack South (Commack,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
1970 8 178 June-Reg Fred Andrews   Philadelphia Phillies 2b 5-8 163 R R 1952-05-04 Lafayette,LA MLB 1976-1977 1976-1978 HS Lincoln Heights (Lincoln Heights,OH) Yes
1970 8 183 June-Reg Doug Howard California Angels 1b-of 6-3 185 R R 1948-02-06 Salt Lake City,UT MLB 1972-1976 1972-1976 College Brigham Young Yes
1970 8 188 June-Reg Will McEnaney   Cincinnati Reds p 6-0 180 L L 1952-02-14 Springfield,OH MLB 1974-1979 1974-1985 HS Springfield North (Springfield,OH) Yes
1970 8 193 June-Reg John Knox Detroit Tigers 2b 6-0 170 L R 1948-07-26 Newark,NJ MLB 1972-1975 1970-1975 College Bowling Green 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
1970 9 201 June-Reg Joe Gilbert   Montreal Expos p 6-1 167 R L 1952-04-20 Jasper,TX MLB 1972-1973 1972-1973 HS Newton (Newton,TX) Yes
1970 9 204 June-Reg Rich Gossage Chicago White Sox p 6-3 217 R R 1951-07-05 Colorado Springs,CO MLB 1972-1994 1972-1994 HS Roy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO) Yes
1970 9 218 June-Reg Phil Mankowski   Detroit Tigers 3b 6-0 180 L R 1953-01-09 Buffalo,NY MLB 1976-1982 1976-1982 HS Bishop Turner (Buffalo,NY) Yes
1970 9 222 June-Reg Tim Nordbrook Baltimore Orioles ss 6-1 180 R R 1949-07-07 Baltimore,MD MLB 1974-1979 1974-1982 College Loyola College Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 10 225 June-Reg Dennis Kinney   Cleveland Baseball Team p 6-1 190 L L 1952-02-26 Toledo,OH MLB 1978-1982 1976-1982 HS Bedford (Temperance,MI) Yes
1970 10 234 June-Reg Marc Hill   St. Louis Cardinals c 6-3 210 R R 1952-02-18 Elsberry,MO MLB 1973-1986 1973-1986 HS Elsberry (Elsberry,MO) Yes
1970 10 238 June-Reg Ray Knight Cincinnati Reds 3b-1b 6-2 185 R R 1952-12-28 Albany,GA MLB 1974-1988 1974-1988 HS Dougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA) Yes
1970 10 243 June-Reg Fernando Arroyo Detroit Tigers p 6-2 180 R R 1952-03-21 Sacramento,CA MLB 1975-1986 1975-1986 HS Luther Burbank (Sacramento,CA) Yes
1970 10 247 June-Reg Rob Andrews Baltimore Orioles 2b 6-0 185 R R 1952-12-11 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1975-1979 1975-1979 HS South Torrance (Torrance,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
1970 11 252 June-Reg Craig Robinson Philadelphia Phillies ss 5-10 165 R R 1948-08-21 Abington,PA MLB 1972-1977 1968-1978 College Wake Forest Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 12 286 June-Reg Billy Smith   Cincinnati Reds 2b-ss 6-2 185 B R 1953-07-14 Jonesboro,LA MLB 1975-1981 1975-1981 HS Hope Mills (Hope Mills,NC) Yes
1970 12 295 June-Reg Herb Hutson Baltimore Orioles p 6-2 205 R R 1949-07-17 Savannah,GA MLB 1974-1974 1974-1974 College Georgia Southern Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 13 311 June-Reg Tim Blackwell Boston Red Sox c 5-11 180 B R 1952-08-19 San Diego,CA MLB 1974-1983 1974-1983 HS Crawford (San Diego,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
1970 14 322 June-Reg Jerry White Montreal Expos of 5-11 165 B R 1952-08-23 Shirley,MA MLB 1974-1986 1974-1986 HS Washington (San Francisco,CA) Yes
1970 14 332 June-Reg Dave Parker Pittsburgh Pirates of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 HS Courter Tech (Cincinnati,OH) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 15 362 June-Reg Bob Watson Chicago Cubs 1b-of 6-2 205 R R 1946-04-10 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1966-1984 1966-1984 College Western Illinois Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 18 416 June-Reg Ralph Garcia   San Diego Padres p 6-0 195 R R 1948-12-14 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1972-1974 1970-1974 College UNLV Yes
1970 18 418 June-Reg Dale Murray Montreal Expos p 6-4 205 R R 1950-02-02 Cuero,TX MLB 1974-1985 1974-1985 College Blinn College Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 19 454 June-Reg Pat Zachry Cincinnati Reds p 6-5 180 R R 1952-04-24 Richmond,TX MLB 1976-1985 1976-1985 HS Richfield (Waco,TX) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 20 469 June-Reg Bruce Miller Chicago White Sox 3b-2b 6-1 185 R R 1947-03-04 Fort Wayne,IN MLB 1973-1976 1973-1976 College Indiana Yes
1970 20 486 June-Reg Bruce Boisclair   New York Mets of 6-2 190 L L 1952-12-09 Putnam,CT MLB 1974-1979 1974-1979 HS Killingly (Killingly,CT) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 21 507 June-Reg Fred Holdsworth Detroit Tigers p 6-1 190 R R 1952-05-29 Detroit,MI MLB 1972-1980 1972-1981 HS Northville (Northville,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
1970 22 516 June-Reg Erskine Thomason Philadelphia Phillies p 6-1 190 R R 1948-08-13 Laurens,SC MLB 1974-1974 1974-1979 College Erskine Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 23 536 June-Reg Larry Hardy San Diego Padres p 5-10 180 R R 1948-01-10 Goose Creek,TX MLB 1974-1976 1968-1979 College Texas Yes
1970 23 548 June-Reg Ed Ott   Pittsburgh Pirates c 5-10 198 L R 1951-07-11 Muncy,PA MLB 1974-1981 1974-1984 HS Muncy (Muncy,PA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 24 569 June-Reg Sid Monge   California Angels p 6-2 195 B L 1951-04-11 Agua Prieta,MX MLB 1975-1984 1975-1985 HS Brawley Union (Brawley,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
1970 25 600 June-Reg Doug Capilla San Francisco Giants p 5-8 175 L L 1952-01-07 Honolulu,HI MLB 1976-1981 1976-1982 HS Westmont (Campbell,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
1970 26 608 June-Reg Jeff Newman Cleveland Baseball Team c-1b 6-2 218 R R 1948-09-11 Fort Worth,TX MLB 1976-1984 1976-1984 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
1970 27 648 June-Reg Rick Williams   New York Mets p 6-1 180 R R 1952-11-09 Merced,CA MLB 1978-1979 1977-1982 HS Chariho Regional (Wood River Junction,RI) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 28 653 June-Reg Bob Beall Philadelphia Phillies 1b 5-11 180 B L 1948-04-24 Portland,OR MLB 1975-1980 1975-1981 College Oregon 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
1970 29 679 June-Reg John Denny   St. Louis Cardinals p 6-3 190 R R 1952-11-08 Prescott,AZ MLB 1974-1986 1974-1986 HS Prescott (Prescott,AZ) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 30 700 June-Reg Doc Medich New York Yankees p 6-5 227 R R 1948-12-09 Aliquippa,PA MLB 1972-1982 1972-1982 College Pittsburgh Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1970 33 749 June-Reg Greg Shanahan   Los Angeles Dodgers p 6-2 190 R R 1947-12-11 Eureka,CA MLB 1973-1974 1973-1977 College Humboldt 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
1970 37 811 June-Reg Bake McBride   St. Louis Cardinals of 6-2 190 L R 1949-02-03 Fulton,MO MLB 1973-1983 1973-1984 College Westminster Yes
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