1968 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase, with a listed position of LHP

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1968 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase, with a listed position of LHP

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
196811sc7FrRnd7YankeesYBill Olsen (minors)
196811sc15FrRnd15Red SoxYBill Sandstedt (minors)
196811sc20FrRnd20BravesNDouglas Ross (minors)JCArizona Western College (Yuma, AZ)
196821sc24FrRnd4MetsYMike Derrig (minors)JCJoliet Junior College (Joliet, IL)
196821sc33FrRnd13AngelsYPat Knutzen (minors)JCEl Camino College (Torrance, CA)
196821sc39FrRnd19White SoxNBill Dobbs (minors)4YrOklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
196831sc48FrRnd8PhilliesYLou Lanehardt (minors)
196831sc51FrRnd11SenatorsYWilliam Holt (minors)4YrUniversity of Lynchburg (Lynchburg, VA)
196831sc54FrRnd14CardinalsNRick Austin (minors)0.355190.105.38589484.631.6164YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
196831sc59FrRnd19White SoxNDick Hanselman (minors)JCSt. Johns River State College (Palatka, FL)
196841sc63FrRnd3TigersNBob O'Brien (minors)0.41490.111.22214223.001.3104YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
196841sc71FrRnd11SenatorsYDavid Schmid (minors)JCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
196851sc82FrRnd2GiantsNTom Schweitzer (minors)4YrFairmont State College (Fairmont, WV)
196851sc84FrRnd4MetsNMichael Lersch (minors)JCMesa Community College (Mesa, AZ)
196851sc86FrRnd6DodgersYGeoff Zahn (minors)20.348430.140.2793041111093.741.3514YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
196851sc95FrRnd15RedsYMichael Willis (minors)4YrUniversity of Colorado (Boulder, CO)
196851sc96FrRnd16AthleticsNMark Reeser (minors)JCLaney College (Oakland, CA)
196861sc102FrRnd3TigersYJerry Killian (minors)JCMott Community College (Flint, MI)
196861sc106FrRnd7YankeesNGary Houston (minors)JCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
196861sc117FrRnd18BravesNMike Rapkin (minors)JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
196871sc123FrRnd6DodgersYGreg Wellman (minors)JCPalm Beach State College (Lake Worth, FL)
196871sc125FrRnd8CubsYDennis Gideon (minors)JCChaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
196881sc135FrRnd4IndiansNTaylor Toomey (minors)4YrUniversity of Colorado (Boulder, CO)

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969

23 matching player(s). 3 played in the majors (13%). Total of 21.0 WAR, or 7.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft

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The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.

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