1976 NASL Draft Pick Transactions

January 14, 1976

The Toronto Metros-Croatia did not participate in this draft, having informed NASL that they preferred to concentrate on developing local talent.

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Thunder
Aztecs

 

Traded • Luis Marotte • Pedro Martinez • Renato Costa • Julio Cesar Cortez • Ricardo de Rienzo • Mario Zenotti • Blas Sanchez to Thunder for • rights to Sergio Velasquez • 1976 first round pick (#1-Steve Ralbovsky) • 1977 first round pick (?-?) on 1975-01-21

Steve Ralbovsky
2 1-2
Bicentennials
  Hugh O'Neill
3 1-3
Lancers
  Jim Pollihan
4 1-4
Earthquakes
  Terry Weeks
5 1-5
Tornado
  Jim Stremlau
6 1-6
Kicks
  Sam Dick / Sam Bick
7 1-7
Thunder
Toros

 

Unknown.

 

"Miami from San Antonio" per AP

Ramon Rosel
8 1-8
Atoms
  Brooks Cryder
9 1-9
Cosmos
  Philipo La-Spisa
10 1-10
Whitecaps
  Bill Village
11 1-11
Sting
  Tom Redmond
12 1-12
Aztecs
Sting

 

Traded • 1975 first round pick (#3-Michael Ian Bain) to Aztecs for • 1976 first round pick (#12-Paul Wenson) • 1976 second round pick (?-?) on 1975-01-15

Paul Wenson
13 1-13
Diplomats
  John DiSalvo
14 1-14
Stars
  Joe Clarke
15 1-15
Minutemen
Lancers

 

Unknown.

 

"Rochester from Boston" per AP

Dale Rothe
16 1-16
Toros
  John Shields
17 1-17
Sounders
  Matt O'Sullivan
18 1-18
Timbers
  John Smillie
19 1-19
Rowdies
  Collin Fowles
Round 2
20 2-1      
21 2-2
Bicentennials
  Eugene DuChateau
   
Thunder
  Pete Mannos
   
Lancers
  Steve Cacciatore
         
         
   
Kicks
  Don Droege
         
         
? 2-?
Aztecs
Sting

 

Traded • 1975 first round pick (#3-Michael Ian Bain) to Aztecs for • 1976 first round pick (#12-Paul Wenson) • 1976 second round pick (?-?) on 1975-01-15

 
? 2-?
Stars
Tornado

 

Unknown.

 

"The Stars didn't have a second round pick, having traded it to Dallas last season for Bob Matteson." per AP

 
? 2-?
Toros
  Denny Lee
         
         
         
         
         
Round 3
         
  3-2
Bicentennials
Rowdies

 

Unknown.

 

Arnold Mausser trade

 

"Hartford's third round pick was surrendered to Tampa in the deal which sent goalkeeper Arnold Mausser to the Rowdies" per Hartford Courant

 
   
Thunder
  D.J. Harding
         
         
         
         
         
   
Bicentennials
  Tom Walsh
         
         
         
   
Kicks
Tornado

 

Unknown.

 

"Dallas had acquired Minnesota's third round choice last season when the franchise was in Denver."

 
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
  3-?
Timbers
  Chip Smallwood
         
Round 4
  4-1      
  4-2
Bicentennials
  Robert Smith
   
Thunder
  Mike Shue
         
   
Kicks
  Mark Wehking
         
         
? 4-?
Sting
  Marilyn Lange
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
80 4-18
Rowdies
  B.J. Woodward