Draft History

50 amateur drafts since 1965
6116 players drafted have made it to Major Leagues
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1903 Rule 5 Draft

Filters
Year
               
Wins Above Replacement
 
Player
To
From
Pos
 
9
1
1903
  Ed Walsh
Newark
SP
22.3
 
0.0
65.5
65.6
0.0
9
1
1903
  Frank Smith
Birmingham
SP
23.8
 
0.0
22.5
24.7
0.0
10
26
1903
  Jim Delahanty
Little Rock
2B
24.3
 
-0.4
19.3
2.7
2.5
9
1
1903
  Howie Camnitz
Vicksburg
SP
22.0
 
0.0
15.1
15.6
0.0
9
1
1903
  Harry Lumley
Seattle
RF
22.9
 
0.0
14.7
14.7
0.0
10
26
1903
  Tom Jones
Baltimore
1B
26.8
 
-0.3
10.6
8.8
1.5
9
1
1903
  Admiral Schlei
Denver
C
25.6
 
0.0
7.4
5.6
0.0
9
1
1903
  Spike Shannon
St Paul
LF
25.6
 
0.0
5.6
4.5
0.0
9
1
1903
  Frank Huelsman
Shreveport
LF
29.2
 
-0.1
2.9
-0.0
0.0
11
1
1903
  Emil Batch
Holyoke
3B
23.8
 
0.0
1.5
1.5
0.5
9
1
1903
  Ambrose Puttmann
Helena
SP
23.0
 
0.0
0.5
0.8
0.2
9
1
1903
  Doc Marshall
Des Moines
C
27.9
 
0.0
0.1
-0.3
0.0
9
1
1903
  Tom Dougherty
Atlanta
RP
22.3
 
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
10
9
1903
  Phil Geier
St Paul
CF
27.9
 
-0.0
0.1
0.1
0.1
9
1
1903
  Peaches O'Neill
Grand Rapids
C
24.0
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
9
1
1903
  Tom Fleming
Colorado Springs
RF
29.8
 
-0.6
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
9
1
1903
  Champ Osteen
Davenport
SS
26.5
 
0.0
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
9
1
1903
  Eddie Quick
Salt Lake City
SP
21.8
 
0.0
-0.3
-0.3
-0.3
9
1
1903
  John McPherson
Milwaukee
SP
34.5
 
-0.2
-1.3
-1.3
0.0
9
1
1903
  Beany Jacobson
Decatur
SP
22.2
 
0.0
-1.4
-1.0
0.0
10
26
1903
  Tom Fisher
Shreveport
SP
23.0
 
0.0
-3.5
-3.5
-3.5
10
26
1903
  Fred Raymer
Columbus
2B
28.0
 
-0.8
-4.5
-4.5
-1.8

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James