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5th Round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1977 5th / 1978 4th / 1978 5th / 1978 6th / 1979 5th

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
19785105FrRnd1BravesMike Miller (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
19785106FrRnd2Blue JaysDave Stieb (minors)OF57.245420.000.0004431761373.441.2534YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
19785107FrRnd3MetsJeffery Gossett (minors)SS4YrEastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL)
19785108FrRnd4AthleticsScott Meyer (minors)C-0.2890.111.3334YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
19785109FrRnd5PadresFloyd Chiffer (minors)RHP-1.181120.000.00081554.021.4854YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
19785110FrRnd6MarinersWerner Lajszky (minors)CHSMater Christi HS (Astoria, NY)
19785111FrRnd7GiantsJeff Ransom (minors)C-0.926791.190.526HSBerkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)
19785112FrRnd8BrewersTimothy Cook (minors)RHP4YrNewberry College (Newberry, SC)
19785113FrRnd9ExposSteven Morrison (minors)3B4YrUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
19785114FrRnd10IndiansJohn Asbell (minors)RHPHSSouthwest HS (Macon, GA)
19785115FrRnd11AstrosDouglas Stokke (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
19785116FrRnd12TigersMarty Castillo (minors)3B-0.82013528.190.5324YrChapman University (Orange, CA)
19785117FrRnd13CubsJon Perlman (minors)RHP-0.52610.000.00026126.351.7404YrBaylor University (Waco, TX)
19785118FrRnd14AngelsRickey Foley (minors)RHP4YrSanta Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
19785119FrRnd15CardinalsGlenn Jones (minors)OFHSFrankfort HS (Frankfort, KY)
19785120FrRnd16TwinsFrancisco Vilorio (minors)SS4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
19785121FrRnd17RedsJeff Lahti (minors)RHP2.9205380.053.10520517113.121.27204YrPortland State University (Portland, OR)
19785122FrRnd18White SoxDennis Keating (minors)OFHSMarin Catholic HS (San Rafael, CA)
19785123FrRnd19PiratesRobert Davis (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
19785124FrRnd20RangersEric Shellenbeck (minors)OFHSBarrington HS (Barrington, IL)
19785125FrRnd21DodgersJohn Robbins (minors)OFHSLockhart HS (Lockhart, SC)
19785126FrRnd22OriolesTony Herron (minors)LHPHSSanger HS (Sanger, CA)
19785127FrRnd23PhilliesDarren Burroughs (minors)LHPHSVinita HS (Langley, OK)
19785128FrRnd24Red SoxDel Bender (minors)OF4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
19785129FrRnd25RoyalsDave Hogg (minors)C4YrNorthwestern University (Evanston, IL)
19785130FrRnd26YankeesPeter Khoury (minors)OF4YrEckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)

26 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (26%). Total of 56.6 WAR, or 8.1 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2014 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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    Players are listed regardless of whether they signed or not.
    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
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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.