1st Round of the 1965 MLB August Legion Draft

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1st Round of the 1965 MLB August Legion Draft

Other Rounds: 1965 1st / 1965 2nd / 1966 1st

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
196518lg1FrRnd1MetsYRobert Yodice (minors)CHSLafayette HS (Brooklyn, NY)
196518lg2FrRnd2AthleticsNRaymond DeRiggi (minors)LHPHSVailsburg HS (Newark, NJ)
196518lg3FrRnd3Red SoxNMichael McCall (minors)SSHSGreenville HS (Greenville, SC)
196518lg4FrRnd4DodgersNBarry Snyder (minors)C
196518lg5FrRnd5IndiansNDan Ford (minors)OFHSHamden HS (Hamden, CT)
196518lg6FrRnd6BravesYEarl Williams (minors)RHP7.98893058138.247.742HSMontclair HS (Montclair, NJ)

Other Rounds: 1965 1st / 1965 2nd / 1966 1st

6 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (16%). Total of 7.9 WAR, or 7.9 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 2020 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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