CHICAGO -- Fergie Jenkins is one of four Hall of Famers who will be among the baseball legends representing the 30 teams at Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft on June 5.
The Cubs have the fourth pick overall in the Draft.
The 2014 Draft will take place on June 5-7, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB.com and MLB Network on Thursday, June 5, at 5 p.m. CT. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 6 p.m. CT, with the top 74 picks being streamed on MLB.com and broadcast on MLB Network. MLB.com's exclusive coverage of the second and third days will begin with a live Draft show at 11:30 a.m. CT on June 6.
MLB.com's coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. Every selection will be tweeted live from @MLBDraftTracker, and you can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.
Jenkins, 71, pitched 10 seasons for the Cubs (1966-73, 1982-83), and he won 20 games in six straight seasons. He also totaled at least 289 innings each of those seasons. With the Cubs, Jenkins was 167-132 with 154 complete games, 29 shutouts and a 3.20 ERA. He finished his 19-year career, which also included stops with the Phillies, Rangers, and Red Sox, with 284 wins and a 3.34 ERA.
Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.