1969 Major League Baseball Draft

The MLB Draft 1969 was the fifth draft, which was organized by Major League Baseball. In the first place Jeff Burroughs was selected by the Washington Senators.


The Kansas City Royals presented with the selection of 90 players in the regular June Draft a record, including Al Cowens in the 84th round. Other well-known players who were selected were Bill Madlock of the Washington Senators, Buddy Bell of the Cleveland Indians, Bob Boone of the Philadelphia Phillies and Ken Griffey sr. of the Cincinnati Reds. The first they drafted this year player who was in a game of Major League Baseball on the court, was the pitcher Don Gullett, who made his debut for the Cincinnati Reds on April 10, 1970.


* Has not signed a contract