1970 Kansas City Royals Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1970 Kansas City Royals Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197011rg77RoyalsNJack Peres (minors)RHPJCLos Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA)
197021rg317RoyalsYJames Webb (minors)LHP4YrWestern Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY)
197031rg557RoyalsYGreg Minton (minors)RHP17.45541031.146.41671059653.11.38150JCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
197041rg808RoyalsNWayne Currin (minors)OFJCLouisburg College (Louisburg, NC)
197051rg1036RoyalsYJohn Joseph (minors)OFJCChabot College (Hayward, CA)
197061rg1255RoyalsNLarry McDaniel (minors)CJCBacone College (Muskogee, OK)
197071rg1413RoyalsNRick Halsey (minors)3BJCSan Diego Mesa College (San Diego, CA)
197081rg1532RoyalsNJoe Meyers (minors)SSHSJames Monroe HS (North Hills, CA)
197091rg1632RoyalsYGary Hubbs (minors)C4YrCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Pomona, CA)
1970101rg1702RoyalsNSteven Shaw (minors)OFJCPrince George's Community College (Largo, MD)

Other Years: 1967 / 1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973

10 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (10%). Total of 17.4 WAR, or 17.4 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

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2023 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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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