Area Players Drafted by Major League Baseball
June 7, 2013 • 755 views
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With the Major League Baseball Draft being held this Thursday we thought it would be good to look back at the players in our coverage zone of schools who have been drafted by MLB Teams.
The first thing you are going to notice is some well known local names that are missing like Albie Pearson or Ralph Kiner. These players were never drafted they were signed by their respective clubs. The MLB Draft came about in 1965 and that is where we begin.
Here are few area players drafted by the Majors, this list will continue into the next issue and online at www.midvalleynews.com
NAME SCHOOL TEAM
Jackie Adams Monrovia Mets
Ray Aguilar El Monte Rockies
Chris Arnold Arcadia Giants
Rudy Arroyo Mt. View Cardinals
Carl Baker La Puente Expos
Henry Barrera Rosemead Royals
John Becker Arroyo White Sox
Rocky Biddle Temple City White Sox
Dan Blood Arcadia Twins
Bruce Bochte Arcadia Angels
Jimmy Brettl Temple City Indians
Manuel Burciaga Baldwin Park Royals
John Bush San Gabriel Angels
Chris Calvert Temple City Twins