1965 Signing Bonuses - Round 1

Draft : : Signing Bonuses
Allan Simpson        
Published: Thursday, May 12, 2011

Order Club Player Pos. School Hometown Bonus Highest Level
1 Kansas City Athletics Rick Monday OF Arizona State University Santa Monica, Calif. $100,000 MAJORS
2 New York Mets Les Rohr LHP West HS Billings, Mont. $50,000 MAJORS
3 Washington Senators Joe Coleman RHP Natick HS Natick, Mass. $65,000 MAJORS
4 Houston Astros Alex Barrett SS Atwater HS Winton, Calif. $40,000 Class AAA
5 Boston Red Sox Billy Conigliaro OF Swampscott HS Swampscott, Mass. $62,500 MAJORS
6 Chicago Cubs Rick James RHP Coffee HS Florence, Ala. $40,000 MAJORS
7 Cleveland Indians Ray Fosse C Marion HS Marion, Ill. $28,000 MAJORS
8 Los Angeles Dodgers John Wyatt SS Bakersfield HS Bakersfield, Calif. $40,000 Class A
9 Minnesota Twins Eddie Leon SS University of Arizona Tucson, Ariz. *Did not sign MAJORS
10 Pittsburgh Pirates Doug Dickerson OF Ensley HS Birmingham, Ala. $25,000 Class A
11 Los Angeles Angels Jim Spencer 1B Andover HS Glen Burnie, Md. $32,500 MAJORS
12 Milwaukee Braves Dick Grant 1B Watertown HS Watertown, Mass. $23,000 Class AA
13 Detroit Tigers Gene Lamont C Hiawatha HS Kirkland, Ill. $33,000 MAJORS
14 San Francisco Giants Al Gallagher 3B Santa Clara University Daly City, Calif. $40,000 MAJORS
15 Baltimore Orioles Scott McDonald RHP Marquette HS Yakima, Wash. $30,000 Class AA
16 Cincinnati Reds Bernie Carbo 3B Livonia HS Garden City, Mich. $30,000 MAJORS
17 Chicago White Sox Ken Plesha C University of Notre Dame McCook, Ill. $20,000 Class A
18 Philadelphia Phillies Mike Adamson RHP Point Loma HS San Diego #Did not sign MAJORS
19 New York Yankees Bill Burbach RHP Wahlert HS Dickeyville, Wis. $35,000 MAJORS
20 St. Louis Cardinals Joe DiFabio RHP Delta State University Cranford, N.J. $16,000 Class AAA

*Returned to University of Arizona; signed for $10,500 in 1967
#Attended University of Southern California; signed for $75,000 in 1967
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