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13th Round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1977 13th / 1978 12th / 1978 13th / 1978 14th / 1979 13th

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197813313FrRnd1BravesRobert Elsea (minors)LHPJCCleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN)
197813314FrRnd2Blue JaysThomas O'Dowd (minors)RHPHSJackson Lumen Christ HS (Jackson, MI)
197813315FrRnd3MetsJeffery Sunderlage (minors)LHPHSElgin HS (Elgin, IL)
197813316FrRnd4AthleticsBret Cleland (minors)RHPHSCorning HS (Corning, CA)
197813317FrRnd5PadresGregory Patton (minors)RHPHSLower Dauphin HS (Hummelstown, PA)
197813318FrRnd6MarinersBill Kampen (minors)RHPHSArchbishop Rummel HS (Metairie, LA)
197813319FrRnd7GiantsDale Baldwin (minors)2B4YrBoise State University (Boise, ID)
197813320FrRnd8BrewersSteven Norwood (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
197813321FrRnd9ExposJim Deshaies (minors)LHP12.12583730.088.23025784954.141.320HSMassena HS (Massena, NY)
197813322FrRnd10IndiansRobert Hussey (minors)RHP4YrSt. Xavier University (Orland Park, IL)
197813323FrRnd11AstrosMike Browning (minors)1BHSMiami Southridge Sr HS (Miami, FL)
197813324FrRnd12TigersDavid Cassetto (minors)RHP4YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
197813325FrRnd13CubsDavid Govea (minors)1BHSPolytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA)
197813326FrRnd14AngelsPeter Otero (minors)CJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
197813327FrRnd15CardinalsRoosevelt Lett (minors)3BHSGarey HS (Pomona, CA)
197813328FrRnd16TwinsRonald Grout (minors)1B4YrWingate University (Wingate, NC)
197813329FrRnd17RedsByron Jackson (minors)RHPHSRider HS (Wichita Falls, TX)
197813330FrRnd18White SoxRichard Witt (minors)SSJCSpokane Falls Community College (Spokane, WA)
197813331FrRnd19PiratesBarry Brown (minors)LHPHSLake Worth HS (Fort Worth, TX)
197813332FrRnd20RangersAlbert Ortiz (minors)OF4YrBernard M Baruch College (New York, NY)
197813333FrRnd21DodgersMelvin Meadows (minors)OFHSWhite Oak HS (Jacksonville, NC)
197813334FrRnd22OriolesWilliam Purdy (minors)RHP4YrNiagara University (Lewiston, NY)
197813335FrRnd23PhilliesBruce Humphrey (minors)1B4YrUniversity of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)
197813336FrRnd24Red SoxJohn Lickert (minors)C0.0100HSLangley HS (Pittsburgh, PA)
197813337FrRnd25RoyalsJames Davidson (minors)OF4YrAlma College (Alma, MI)
197813338FrRnd26YankeesClaude Sammons (minors)1B4YrGonzaga University (Spokane, WA)

26 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (7%). Total of 12.1 WAR, or 6.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
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  • 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.