All-Time NASL Drafts

A work in progress, the lists of every college1And, eventually, high school. draft conducted by the original North American Soccer League from 1972-1984. Members of the National Soccer Hall of Fame are designated. Documented corrections are welcomed.

1972 NASL DRAFT (Feb. 9, 1972)
Rd.PickTeamSelectionPos.SchoolGP2The number of NASL regular-season and playoff games the player participated in during his career.
11Miami Gatos3From Montreal for Miranda Oliveira and 1st round pick in 1972.Alain MacaDBrockport State42
12St. Louis StarsJohn CarenzaFSouthern Illinois49
13Toronto MetrosCal KernGBuffalo State0
14Montreal Olympics4From Miami for 1st round pick in 1972.Shep MessingGHarvard128
15New York CosmosChris WilmottDHarvard0
16Rochester LancersGary BaroneDBrockport State14
17Atlanta ChiefsSteve TwellmanDMichigan State31
18Dallas TornadoKyle Rote, Jr. [HOF]FSewanee of the South150
29Montreal OlympicsPhil KydesFHarvard0
210St. Louis StarsWilliam SmythDDavis & Elkins0
211Toronto MetrosJean TassyFBuffalo State0
212Miami GatosJim KaneFJacksonville0
213New York CosmosStan StartzellFPennsylvania24
214Rochester LancersAlex RoboostoffFSan Francisco0
215Atlanta ChiefsGary WoodwardFCampbell College0
216Dallas TornadoClay SmallGOhio Wesleyan0
317Montreal OlympicsBarry BartoDPhiladelphia Textile70
318St. Louis StarsJim DraudeFSaint Louis6
319Toronto MetrosEdmundo Camacho5Traded to St. Louis for 3rd-round pick in 1974.DQuincy College0
320Miami GatosSteve Partenheimer6Traded to St. Louis for future considerations.DMcMurray0
321New York CosmosAli HubeyDNewark College of Engineering0
322Rochester LancersRon LindsayGNorth Carolina State0
3 Atlanta ChiefsPASS   
323Dallas TornadoOtey CannonFChico State22
424Montreal OlympicsMani HernandezFSan Jose St.41
425St. Louis StarsJohn DeinowskiFSouthern Illinois0
426Toronto MetrosTom Beaver7Traded to St. Louis for 4th-round pick in 1973. Either the teams came to another arrangement or everyone forgot about it, because St. Louis had its full complement of draft picks in 1973.FBlackburn0
427Miami GatosMirko Grgas8Traded to St. Louis for future considerations.FOttawa University0
428New York CosmosTerry BrewerDEast Stroudsburg0
429Rochester LancersCasey TrappenburgFRPI0
4 Atlanta ChiefsPASS   
4 Dallas TornadoPASS   
5 Montreal OlympicsPASS   
530St. Louis StarsGerald MitchellDRPI0
531Toronto MetrosEd Palacio9Traded to St. Louis for future considerations.GWheaton University0
532Miami GatosChris FurlongGVillanova0
533New York CosmosCzeslaw MaskiewiczDNewark College of Engineering0
534Rochester LancersJim McMillanFCleveland State0
5 Atlanta ChiefsPASS   
5 Dallas TornadoPASS   
 
1973 NASL DRAFT (Feb. 12, 1973)
Rd.PickTeamSelectionPos.SchoolGP
11Philadelphia AtomsBob RigbyGEast Stroudsburg State College247
12Miami TorosMike SeereyFSaint Louis58
13Toronto MetrosJoe CasucciFNiagara0
14Atlanta ApollosJoe HammDSaint Louis0
15Montreal OlympiqueBill StraubDPennsylvania72
16Dallas TornadoKeith AquiFHoward54
17Rochester LancersAndy RymarczekFPenn State52
18St. Louis StarsAlan HarteDQuincy0
19New York CosmosJoe FinkFNYU79
210Philadelphia AtomsShoa AgonaferCUCLA0
211Miami TorosGalvin TurnerMSouth Florida0
212Toronto MetrosSimon BuismanDBuffalo State0
213Atlanta ApollosKevin HoweDSouthern Illinois25
214Montreal OlympiqueEugene DurhamDPhiladelphia Textile0
215Dallas TornadoGary AllisonGWestmont College14
216Rochester LancersBrendon KeenanMHartwick0
217St. Louis StarsBob O’LearyMSaint Louis95
218New York CosmosHerb AustinMNYU0
319Philadelphia AtomsBobby Smith [HOF]FRider177
320Miami TorosMax KernickMSouth Florida0
321Toronto MetrosAlvin HendersonFHoward37
322Atlanta ApollosSteve BuckleyDMissouri-St. Louis8
323Montreal OlympiqueChris PapagianisFSaint Louis0
324Dallas TornadoAndy SmilesFOhio0
325Rochester LancersMario CamachoFQuincy4
326St. Louis StarsJohn SchneiderDQuincy0
327New York CosmosMike D’AlessioDEast Stroudsburg State College0
428Philadelphia AtomsDale HarmonDSaint Louis0
429Miami TorosGreg McElroyFSouth Florida0
430Toronto MetrosJim GeigerGColgate0
431Atlanta ApollosRick BenbenGSouthern Illinois0
432Montreal OlympiqueKen ChartierDNew Hampshire0
433Dallas TornadoVince FassiDSouthern Illinois0
434Rochester LancersVictor HuertaFCornell0
435St. Louis StarsJohn GarlandMMissouri-St. Louis1
436New York CosmosLen TaylorMLong Island U.0
537Philadelphia AtomsEd BlaneyDSt. Joseph’s0
5 Miami TorosPASS   
538Toronto MetrosDennis AlmeidaFWest Virginia0
5 Atlanta ApollosPASS   
539Montreal OlympiqueRodney HooverFEvangel College0
540Dallas TornadoBill GonzalezDTexas0
541Rochester LancersWilliam McLeanFBrockport0
542St. Louis StarsPat Leahy10Who went on to kick in the National Football League for the New York Jets for 18 years.MSaint Louis0
543New York CosmosBruce Arena11Yes, THAT Bruce Arena.GCornell0
 
1974 NASL DRAFT (Jan. 23, 1974)
Rd.PickTeamSelectionPos.SchoolGP
11Los Angeles AztecsJose LopezDUCLA54
12Washington DiplomatsKurt KuykendallGAmerican16
13Seattle SoundersDavid D’ErricoDHartwick123
14Dallas Tornado12From Baltimore Comets for 1st-round pick in 1974.Bob MattesonMSaint Louis72
15Boston MinutemenDan CounceFSaint Louis102
16Denver DynamosJim ZylkerFSan Jose St.22
17Vancouver WhitecapsSteve BaumannFPennsylvania44
18San Jose EarthquakesMark DemlingDSaint Louis57
19Rochester LancersJim MayGBrockport18
110Miami Toros13From St. Louis Stars for forward Mike Seery and rights to defender Al Harte.Kip JordanMCornell23
111Miami TorosDon RiesDPennsylvania7
112Rochester Lancers14From Toronto Metros for future considerations.Frank TusinskiGMissouri-St. Louis0
113New York CosmosRosario CompostoDLong Island U.0
114Baltimore Comets15From Dallas Tornado for 1st-round pick in 1974 and forward Keith Aqui.Alan MayerGMadison175
115Philadelphia AtomsTom GalatiDSIU Edwardsville61
216Los Angeles AztecsColm KennanMHartwick0
217Washington DiplomatsGeorge TaratsidesGMaryland6
218Seattle SoundersDenny HadicanFSaint Louis3
219Baltimore CometsJohn GribbenDPennsylvania6
220Boston MinutemenGordon CholmondeleyDPhiladelphia Textile0
221Denver DynamosChuck ZorumskiGSaint Louis0
222Vancouver WhitecapsMark MathisMQuincy0
223San Jose EarthquakesJoe GiovacchiniMSan Jose St.0
224Rochester LancersDoug WarkFHartwick59
225Miami Toros16From St. Louis Stars for forward Mike Seery and rights to defender Al Harte.Bill FrostMBrown0
226Miami TorosLarry HoustonMPennsylvania0
227Rochester Lancers17From Toronto Metros for future considerations.Dave DyminskiDMissouri-St. Louis0
228New York CosmosEd AustinFHartwick11
229Dallas TornadoCharles GogaleskiGSIU Edwardsville0
230Philadelphia AtomsJoe CozzaFMontclair St.0
331Los Angeles AztecsEfren Herrera18Who was an NFL placekicker from 1974-1982.FUCLA0
332Washington DiplomatsMorrie DianeFHoward35
333Seattle SoundersPato GutierrezFDuke0
334Baltimore CometsEric WindersFOhio0
335Boston MinutemenFerdinand TreusacherFBrown0
336Denver DynamosTony SuffleMSan Jose St.7
337Vancouver WhitecapsTekeda AlemuFUCLA0
338San Jose EarthquakesMike FlaterFColorado Mines74
339Rochester LancersDan SnyderFEast Stroudsburg0
340St. Louis StarsTom TwellmanFSIU Edwardsville0
341Miami TorosTim SmithFMissouri-St. Louis0
342Toronto MetrosBill MurrayDCornell0
343New York CosmosJohn StavrosFLong Island U.0
344Dallas TornadoAltamont McKenzieMOneonta St.22
345Philadelphia AtomsBob NelsonFIndiana0
446Los Angeles AztecsMarion StojMWesleyan0
447Washington DiplomatsBill BendenbaughDFrostburg St.0
448Seattle SoundersHenry AbadiFClemson0
449Baltimore CometsBrian GabrielsonDEast Stroudsburg0
450Boston MinutemenDenny WernerDSaint Louis0
451Denver DynamosBill RenaudDSIU Edwardsville0
452Vancouver WhitecapsYaregal GebreysusMUCLA0
453San Jose EarthquakesRod GarciaFStanford0
454Rochester LancersTom GentileFBrockport0
455St. Louis StarsJim BokernFSaint Louis50
456Miami TorosBruce AllenDPenn St.0
457Toronto MetrosSteve PurgavieGWestchester0
458New York CosmosPeter GoldschmidtDStony Brook0
459Dallas TornadoRichard SirtFRockhurst0
460Philadelphia AtomsJoe HowarthDOneonta St.0
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