On November 15, 1979 — 1979 – Minnesota Twins pitcher David Goltz, who had a 14-13 mark with a 4.16 ERA, becomes the first major league player to be selected by the maximum thirteen teams in the first round of the free agent reentry draft. Goltz will sign a six-year, three-million dollar contract with the Dodgers, but will be a huge bust.


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