1961 MLB Expansion Draft Pick Transactions

October 10, 1961

 

Regular Phase ($75,000 per player)

Overall # Team Player Drafted
Round 1
1
Colt45s
Eddie Bressoud
2
Mets
Hobie Landrith
Round 2
3
Colt45s
Bob Aspromonte
4
Mets
Elio Chacon
Round 3
5
Colt45s
Bob Lillis
6
Mets
Roger Craig
Round 4
7
Colt45s
Dick Drott
8
Mets
Gus Bell
Round 5
9
Colt45s
Al Heist
10
Mets
Joe Christopher
Round 6
11
Colt45s
Roman Mejías
12
Mets
Félix Mantilla
Round 7
13
Colt45s
George Williams
14
Mets
Gil Hodges
Round 8
15
Colt45s
Jesse Hickman
16
Mets
Craig Anderson
Round 9
17
Colt45s
Merritt Ranew
18
Mets
Ray Daviault
Round 10
19
Colt45s
Don Taussig
20
Mets
John DeMerit
Round 11
21
Colt45s
Bobby Shantz
22
Mets
Al Jackson
Round 12
23
Colt45s
Norm Larker
24
Mets
Sammy Drake
Round 13
25
Colt45s
Sam Jones
26
Mets
Chris Cannizzaro
Round 14
27
Colt45s
Paul Roof
28
Mets
Choo-Choo Coleman
Round 15
29
Colt45s
Ken Johnson
30
Mets
Ed Bouchee
Round 16
31
Colt45s
Dick Gernert
32
Mets
Bob Smith

 

Regular Phase ($50,000 per player)

Overall # Team Player Drafted
Round 1
33
Colt45s
Ed Olivares
34
Mets
Sherman Jones
Round 2
35
Colt45s
Jim Umbricht
36
Mets
Jim Hickman
Round 3
37
Colt45s
Jim Golden

 

Premium Phase ($125,000 per player)

Overall # Team Player Drafted
Round 1
38
Colt45s
Joe Amalfitano
39
Mets
Jay Hook
Round 2
40
Colt45s
Turk Farrell
41
Mets
Bob Miller
Round 3
42
Colt45s
Hal Smith
43
Mets
Don Zimmer
Round 4
44
Colt45s
Al Spangler
45
Mets
Lee Walls