The MLB Rule 5 draft is that annual event that few people really understand. But in this video, we will learn just about everything you could wish to know about the draft. I say it multiple times in the video, but the rule 5 draft is NOT the first-year player draft. The rule 5 draft exists so teams cannot hoard minor league prospects who may be ready for the majors. This video will go over the history of the rule 5 draft, as well as how the current iteration of the draft works. I also mention some notable rule 5 selections such as Josh Hamilton, Johan Santana, Shane Victorino, and Roberto Clemente. Picture credits are given when necessary and intended for commentary, criticism, and educational purposes under fair use. Music: Sleeplessness- The Brothers Records (YouTube Audio Library) Twitter: https://twitter.com/outtaherebball Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Outta-Here-Baseball Be sure to subscribe to Outta Here Baseball for more content.
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