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 Weekes
5 1-5
Tornado
  Jim Stremlau
6 1-6
Kicks
  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 (#31-Kim Perez) on 1975-01-15

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

 

Unknown.

 

Carlos Metidieri trade.

 

"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
Thunder
  Pete Mannos
21 2-2
Bicentennials
  Eugene DuChateau
22 2-3
Lancers
  Steve Cacciatore
23 2-4
Earthquakes
Tornado

 

Unknown.

 

"San Jose's second round pick wend to Dallas in payment for a 1974 trade which brought San Jose Gabbo Gabric, San Jose's current coach"

Charles Meyers
24 2-5
Tornado
  Barry Small
25 2-6
Kicks
  Don Droege
26 2-7
Jaws
  Víctor Arbeláez
27 2-8
Atoms
  Tom Ross
28 2-9
Cosmos
  John Russo
29 2-10
Whitecaps
Rowdies

 

Unknown.

 

"Rowdies acquired Vancouver's second, third, and fourth round picks for future considerations about 90 minutes before the start of the draft"

Bill Polack
30 2-11
Sting
  Bruce Bokor
31 2-12
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 (#31-Kim Perez) on 1975-01-15

Kim Perez
32 2-13
Diplomats
Atoms

 

Unknown.

Jeffrey Angstat
33 2-14
Stars
Tornado

 

Traded • Bob Matteson to Stars for • 1975 first round pick (?-?) • 1976 second round pick (#33-Edward Jarrett) on 1974-05-26

Edward Jarrett
34 2-15
Minutemen
Lancers

 

Unknown.

Terry Lippmann
35 2-16
Toros
  Denny Lee
36 2-17
Sounders
  Ward Forrest
37 2-18
Timbers
  Kit Zell
38 2-19
Rowdies
  Paul Korn
Round 3
39 3-1
Thunder
  D.J. Harding
40 3-2
Bicentennials
Rowdies

 

Traded • cash to Bicentennials for • Arnold Mausser • 1976 third round pick (#40-Chris Whitworth) on 1975-11-26

Chris Whitworth
41 3-3
Lancers
  Dave Sarachan
42 3-4
Earthquakes
  Tom Fleischli
43 3-5
Tornado
  John Borozzi
44 3-6
Kicks
Tornado

 

Unknown.

 

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

Mark Rosen
45 3-7
Jaws
  Hans Henchen
46 3-8
Atoms
  Mike Picco
47 3-9
Cosmos
  Craig Jeffries
48 3-10
Whitecaps
Rowdies

 

Unknown.

 

"Tampa Bay ... used Vancouver's third round selection to choose ... Larry Bryne..."

 

"Rowdies acquired Vancouver's second, third, and fourth round picks for future considerations about 90 minutes before the start of the draft"

Larry Byrne
49 3-11
Sting
  Jim Waldschmidt
50 3-12
Aztecs
  Miguel López
51 3-13
Diplomats
  Don Reiter
52 3-14
Stars
  Mike Beck
53 3-15
Minutemen
  Tom Walsh
54 3-16
Toros
  Tom Nowicki
55 3-17
Sounders
Stars

 

Unknown.

Ted O'Neil
56 3-18
Timbers
  Chip Smallwood
57 3-19
Rowdies
  Conn Foley
Round 4
58 4-1
Thunder
  Mike Shue
59 4-2
Bicentennials
  Robert Smith
60 4-3
Lancers
  Lyn Briggs
61 4-4
Earthquakes
  Mark Dillon
62 4-5
Tornado
  Steve Tatum
63 4-6
Kicks
  Mark Wehking
64 4-7
Jaws
  Bob Poaster
65 4-8
Atoms
  Scott Schaffer
66 4-9
Cosmos
  Don Davis
67 4-10
Whitecaps
Rowdies

 

Unknown.

 

"Rowdies acquired Vancouver's second, third, and fourth round picks for future considerations about 90 minutes before the start of the draft"

Jose Casais
68 4-11
Sting
  Marilyn Lange
69 4-12
Aztecs
  Francisco Salcedo
70 4-13
Diplomats
  Craig Sheftell
71 4-14
Stars
  Mark Dorsey
72 4-15
Minutemen
  James Power
73 4-16
Toros
  Raoul Luzzaranga
74 4-17
Sounders
  Tim Allen
75 4-18
Timbers
  Ron Lee
76 4-19
Rowdies
  B.J. Woodard