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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|
|1978||24||578||FrRnd||1||Braves||Hubert Taylor (minors)||RHP||4Yr||Georgia Southwestern State University (Americus , GA)|
|1978||24||579||FrRnd||2||Blue Jays||Michael Cunningham (minors)||RHP||HS||Highlands HS (Sacramento , CA)|
|1978||24||580||FrRnd||3||Mets||Rick Anderson (minors)||RHP||0.2||28||11||0||.091||.182||28||4||4||4.75||1.46||1||4Yr||University of Washington (Seattle , WA)|
|1978||24||581||FrRnd||4||Athletics||Bud Yanus (minors)||RHP||4Yr||Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti , MI)|
|1978||24||582||FrRnd||5||Padres||Mark Thurmond (minors)||LHP||4.7||315||158||0||.139||.327||314||40||46||3.69||1.38||21||4Yr||Texas A&M University (College Station , TX)|
|1978||24||583||FrRnd||6||Giants||Ken Wright (minors)||RHP||4Yr||University of Texas at Austin (Austin , TX)|
|1978||24||584||FrRnd||7||Brewers||Randall Boyce (minors)||LHP||4Yr||California State University Dominguez Hills (Carson , CA)|
|1978||24||585||FrRnd||8||Indians||Louis Ganci (minors)||RHP||JC||New York City College of Technology (Brooklyn , NY)|
|1978||24||586||FrRnd||9||Tigers||Tom Grinstead (minors)||LHP||HS||Edgewood HS (West Covina , CA)|
|1978||24||587||FrRnd||10||Cubs||Charlie Godley (minors)||OF||4Yr||Jackson State University (Jackson , MS)|
|1978||24||588||FrRnd||11||Cardinals||Robert Russell (minors)||RHP||HS||Eastern HS (Detroit , MI)|
|1978||24||589||FrRnd||12||Twins||Edward Castro (minors)||RHP||4Yr||University of Maryland (College Park , MD)|
|1978||24||590||FrRnd||13||Reds||Rich Jendra (minors)||SS||4Yr||Florida International University (Miami , FL)|
|1978||24||591||FrRnd||14||Pirates||David McDonald (minors)||LHP||JC||Allegheny College (Meadville , PA)|
|1978||24||592||FrRnd||15||Rangers||Stanley Reese (minors)||1B||4Yr||George Mason University (Fairfax , VA)|
|1978||24||593||FrRnd||16||Dodgers||Warren Reeh (minors)||LHP|
|1978||24||594||FrRnd||17||Phillies||Rick Leach (minors)||1B||3.2||799||1719||18||.268||.704||1||0||0||27.00||4.00||0||4Yr||University of Michigan (Ann Arbor , MI)|
|1978||24||595||FrRnd||18||Royals||Ron Johnson (minors)||1B||-0.4||22||46||0||.261||.663||4Yr||California State University Fresno (Fresno , CA)|
18 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (22%). Total of 7.7 WAR, or 1.9 per major leaguer.
NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2016 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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Please let us know if you find what you believe is an error.
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.