1970 NXPL Draft

NXPL 1970 DRAFT GRID Draft Spot
Baltimore Orioles (BAL) Bobby Grich  Don Baylor Larry Biittner Steve Brye Harry Parker Rich McKinney 15
Boston Red Sox (BRS) John Curtis Roger Moret Doug Griffin Bob Montgomery Pass Pass 8
Brooklyn Dodgers (BRO) Charlie Hough Tom Paciorek Dick Ellsworth Tom Grieve Denny Doyle Luis Melendez 7
Chicago Cubs (CHC) Larry Gura Ken Singleton Bill Gogolewski Ted Martinez Ken Wright Ed Acosta 11
Chicago White Sox (CWS) Jerry Janeski Cesar Cedeno Mickey Rivers Al Gallagher Larry Howard Norm McRae 3
Cincinnati Roadwarriors (CIN) Dave Concepion Don Gullet Wayne Twitchell John Lamb Fred Cambria Jose Ortiz 14
Cleveland Indians (CLE) John Lowenstein Ken Forsch Milt Wilcox Frank Duffy Vince Colbert Pass 4
Detroit Tigers (DET) Elliott Maddox Lerrin LaGrow Mike Corkins Jack Heideman Jim Nelson Don Hanh 1
Kansas City A's (KCA) Jim Driscoll Dave LaRoche Johnny Oates Rich Hand Pass Pass 16
Milwaukee Braves (MIL) Earl Williams Wayne Simpson Skip Pitlock Mike Davison Paul Ratliff Jim Magnuson 2
Minnesota Twins (MIN) Bert Blyleven Jeff Burroughs Leroy Stanton Jackie Brown Rich Folkers John Strohmayer 13
New York Giants (NYG) Ed Goodson Sandy Vance Greg Garrett Ron Cook Pass Pass 9
New York Yankees (NYY) Steve Kline Tim Foli (PIT) Roger Metzger CWS) Denny Riddleberger Oscar Brown Dave Robinson 12
Philadelphia Phillies (PHI) Larry Bowa Greg Luzinski Joe Ferguson Steve Dunning (CLV) Balor Moore Don Carrithers 5
Pittsburgh Pirates (PIT) Gene Clines Paul Splittorff Milt May Danny Thompson Dick Colpaert Boots Day 6
St. Louis Cardinals (STL) Al Hrabosky Jose Cruz Sr Steve Mingori Jim York Pass Pass 10
1. The Braves trade Ray Lamb to the Cubs for Paul Popovich
2, The Yankees  trade Fritz Peterson and Gene Michael to the Roadwarriors for Andy Messersmith, Leo Cardenas and Horciao Pina
3. The Yankees cut Joe Nossek
4. The Yankees trade #1 pick in 70 to the Cubs for Jim McGlothlin
5. The Yankees cut Floyd Wicker
6. The Yankees send Horacio Pina and their third round pick (1970) to the Tigers for Ken Tatum
7. Cleveland trades Jay Johnstone to Philadelphia for Jim Nash and Philly's 3rd round pick for 1970
8. NY Yankees trade Jim Northup to KC A's for Jim Hickman
9, NY Yankees trade Rd 2 pick to Chicago White Sox for Danny Combs
10. NY Yankees trade Andy Messersmith and Brant Alyea to Baltimore for Dave McNally, Marcelino Lopez, and Merv Rettenmund
11. NY Yankees cut Ron Law and Jack Fisher
12. Brooklyn trades Mike Kilkenny to Baltimore for Bob Burda
13. Chicago Cubs trade pick # 1.15 to Pittsburgh for Tug McGraw
Draft ended-all trades now for 1970  
1. NY Yankees trade # 1 and # 3 picks (1971) to Minnesota for Ron Hunt
2. The Yankees trade Horace Clarke, George Culver, Lowell Palmer, and NYY 2nd rd pick (1971) to the Braves for Wayne Simpson and Paul Popovich. 
3. Cleveland trades Jim Perry to Cincinnati for Frank Robinson
4. Cleveland trades Tommie Agee to Milwaukee for Bill Hands
5.  St.Louis Cardinals trade Jose Cruz Sr. to The Cinicinnati Roadwarriers for Don Gullett
6. Yanks send Graig Nettles and Thurman Munson to the Cubs for Joe Torre, Ron Santo, and Johnny Edwards.
7. Baltimore trades Wilhelm, Bunker, Alyea & Hinton to Chicago Cubs for Oscar Gamble
8. Cincinnati sends WIllie Montanez, Gene Michael and Ken Harrelson to Detroit for Fred Gladding, Horatio Pina and Wayne Granger
9. Detroit releases Bill Denehy
10.Cincinnati trades Dick Hall and Fritz Peterson to St. Louis for Lindy McDaniel and Jack Aker
11. Cubs trade Gary Ross and # 2 pick to St. Louis for Mike Epstein
12. Cincinnati trades Cin 2nd Pick, 3rd Round Pick, Tony Perez and Claude Osteen to St. Louis for Steve Mingori, Bob Gibson and St L 2nd Round pick
13. Baltimore trades Pat Jarvis to NY Yankees for Alan Foster