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1st Round of the 1977 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase
    Other Rounds:1976 1st / 1977 1st / 1977 2nd / 1978 1st

Drafted Players

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Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1977 1 1rg 1 FrRnd 1 Expos Calvin Adams (minors) C JC Central Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
1977 1 1rg 2 FrRnd 2 White Sox Simon Glenn (minors) OF JC Blinn College (Brenham, TX)
1977 1 1rg 4 FrRnd 4 Brewers Daryl Bailey (minors) RHP JC Monroe Community College (Rochester, NY)
1977 1 1rg 5 FrRnd 5 Cardinals Curtis Reade (minors) RHP JC Allan Hancock College (Santa Maria, CA)
1977 1 1rg 6 FrRnd 6 Tigers Raphael Hampton (minors) OF JC Jackson Community College (Jackson, MI)
1977 1 1rg 7 FrRnd 7 Padres Kevin Chapman (minors) RHP JC Mount San Antonio College (Walnut, CA)
1977 1 1rg 8 FrRnd 8 Angels Alan Wiggins (minors) INF 7.0 631 2247 5 .259 .639 JC Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
1977 1 1rg 9 FrRnd 9 Giants Gareth Ledbetter (minors) C JC Santa Ana College (Santa Ana, CA)
1977 1 1rg 10 FrRnd 10 Rangers Dave Righetti (minors) LHP 21.8 718 11 0 .182 .364 718 82 79 3.46 1.34 252 JC San Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
1977 1 1rg 11 FrRnd 11 Cubs Blane McDonald (minors) C JC South Florida Community College (Avon Park, FL)
1977 1 1rg 12 FrRnd 12 Indians Michael Elliott (minors) LHP JC West Hills College (Coalinga, CA)
1977 1 1rg 13 FrRnd 13 Astros Victor Walters (minors) RHP 4Yr Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus (Miami, FL)
1977 1 1rg 14 FrRnd 14 Red Sox Marcus Bell (minors) RHP JC Cleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN)
1977 1 1rg 15 FrRnd 15 Mets David Sullivan (minors) C JC Yavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
1977 1 1rg 16 FrRnd 16 Twins Lance Hallberg (minors) SS JC San Bernardino Valley College (San Bernardino, CA)
1977 1 1rg 17 FrRnd 17 Pirates Thomas Fiesthumel (minors) LHP
1977 1 1rg 18 FrRnd 18 Athletics Dennis Wyszynski (minors) RHP JC Mercer County Community College (West Windsor, NJ)
1977 1 1rg 19 FrRnd 19 Dodgers Timothy Gloyd (minors) SS JC Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
1977 1 1rg 20 FrRnd 20 Orioles John Shelby (minors) SS 3.2 1036 3090 70 .239 .645 JC Columbia State Community College (Columbia, TN)
1977 1 1rg 21 FrRnd 21 Phillies Michael Childs (minors) C JC Ranger College (Ranger, TX)
1977 1 1rg 22 FrRnd 22 Royals Clifford Roberts (minors) OF JC Brevard Community College (Cocoa, FL)
1977 1 1rg 23 FrRnd 23 Reds Gregg Lorenz (minors) LHP JC Indian Hills Community College (Centerville, IA)
1977 1 1rg 24 FrRnd 24 Yankees Robert Moncur (minors) OF JC Salt Lake Community College (Salt Lake City, UT)
1977 1 1rg 25 FrRnd 25 Mariners Paul Givens (minors) LHP JC Fresno City College (Fresno, CA)
1977 1 1rg 26 FrRnd 26 Blue Jays Bradford Ross (minors) OF JC Blinn College (Brenham, TX)

25 matching player(s). 3 played in the majors (12%). Total of 32.0 WAR, or 10.7 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
  • 6sc - June Secondary
  • 6sa - June Secondary (normal, 1971 only)
  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
  • 1rg - January Draft
  • 1sc - January Secondary Draft
  • 8lg - August Legion Draft
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    The 1965 draft had a major league and AAA section (rounds 1-3), a AA section (4-7) and A-ball sections (8+). Each team had one pick in rounds 1-7 (MLB, AAA, and AA picks). Starting with the 8th round teams received a pick for each A-ball team in their system in the reverse order of the affiliate finishes. Franchises that shared affiliates, alternated the picks round-by-round. This means that a franchise will have multiple picks in a "round". For presentation reasons here, we have re-labeled the rounds to be the number of the selection made by this franchise. This means that the Twins' 10th round pick could come after the Mets' 12th round pick.