40th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft

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40th Round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Rounds: 1967 40th / 1968 39th / 1968 40th / 1968 41st / 1969 40th

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
196840821FrRnd1MetsYDavid Colon (minors)RHPHSReicher HS (Waco, TX)
196840822FrRnd2YankeesNBilly Jones (minors)RHPHSEl Cerrito HS (El Cerrito, CA)
196840823FrRnd3DodgersNJim Mueller (minors)OF4YrArkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR)
196840824FrRnd4IndiansNAlan White (minors)RHPHSBuckeye Central HS (New Washington, OH)
196840825FrRnd5OriolesNRobert Bower (minors)1BHSYpsilanti HS (Ypsilanti, MI)
196840826FrRnd6RedsNStephen Boron (minors)RHPHSGeorge Washington HS (Philadelphia, PA)
196840827FrRnd7TigersYArthur Grassing (minors)RHPHSJohn Bowne HS (Flushing, NY)
196840828FrRnd8CardinalsNJohn Hathaway (minors)CHSLewiston HS (Lewiston, ID)
196840829FrRnd9RoyalsYDon Hacker (minors)SS4YrWest Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, PA)

Montreal Expos, Seattle Pilots (Brewers), Royals, and Padres did not receive picks in the first three rounds of the draft.

Other Rounds: 1967 40th / 1968 39th / 1968 40th / 1968 41st / 1969 40th

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

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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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