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37th Round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1978 37th / 1979 36th / 1979 37th / 1979 38th / 1980 37th

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
1979 37 839 FrRnd 1 Braves Timothy Fuller (minors) RHP HS Berkmar HS (Lilburn, GA)
1979 37 840 FrRnd 2 Indians George Merry (minors) LHP HS Ipswich HS (Ipswich, MA)
1979 37 841 FrRnd 3 Cubs Howard Shapiro (minors) 2B 4Yr University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
1979 37 842 FrRnd 4 Pirates Joel Skinner (minors) C 0.0 564 1441 17 .228 .580 HS Mission Bay HS (San Diego, CA)
1979 37 843 FrRnd 5 Rangers Thomas Smith (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
1979 37 844 FrRnd 6 Royals Greg Housner (minors) C HS Bridgeport HS (Saginaw, MI)
1979 37 845 FrRnd 7 Reds Jeff Ayers (minors) RHP JC Bellevue Community College (Bellevue, WA)

7 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (14%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or 0.0 per major leaguer.

DT Key

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  • 6sd - June Secondary (delayed, 1971 only)
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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.