5th Round of the 1966 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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5th Round of the 1966 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Rounds: 1965 5th / 1966 4th / 1966 5th / 1966 6th / 1967 5th

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
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
196651rg67FrRnd1AthleticsNDavid Ray (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
196651rg68FrRnd2MetsNJohn Cervi (minors)1BJCState University of New York Erie (Buffalo, NY)
196651rg69FrRnd3AstrosNOliver Kozloski (minors)CJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
196651rg70FrRnd4IndiansYWilma Evans (minors)OF
196651rg71FrRnd5BravesYRay Burner (minors)RHP
196651rg72FrRnd6OriolesNEdwin Maras (minors)RHP4YrSouth Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
196651rg73FrRnd7White SoxNAlfred Crawford (minors)3BJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
196651rg74FrRnd8TwinsNBarry Kibishta (minors)RHPHSGardena HS (Gardena, CA)
196651rg75FrRnd9DodgersYJorge Benitez (minors)1BJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)

Other Rounds: 1965 5th / 1966 4th / 1966 5th / 1966 6th / 1967 5th

9 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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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