49 Years Ago Dodgers Set Draft Gold Standard

As the late Bill Schweppe, a long-time Dodger executive, said in his ranking of the team’s 1968 Draft: “I view that draft as a nine-plus, reserving a 10 for somebody who might come along and do a better job, but that won’t be easy.”

Forty-nine years later, nobody has come close.

Fifteen players the Dodgers drafted that year, including 11 who signed with the Dodgers. And they weren’t just ordinary players.

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