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1978 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 3B
    Other Years:1977 / 1978 / 1979

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNameWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197811FrRnd1BravesBob Horner (minors)21.710203777218.277.8394YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1978122FrRnd22OriolesRobert Boyce (minors)HSDeer Park HS (Cincinnati, OH)
1978231FrRnd5White Sox via Padres*Dave White (minors)HSValdosta HS (Valdosta, GA)
1978248FrRnd22OriolesCal Ripken (minors)95.5300111551431.276.788HSAberdeen HS (Aberdeen, MD)
1978366FrRnd14AngelsDave Engle (minors)3.9594164331.262.7004YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
19784102FrRnd24Red SoxEdward Connors (minors)HSNorth Bergen HS (North Bergen, NJ)
19785113FrRnd9ExposSteven Morrison (minors)4YrUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
19785116FrRnd12TigersMarty Castillo (minors)-0.82013528.190.5324YrChapman University (Orange, CA)
19786144FrRnd14AngelsGary Clevenger (minors)HSBuena HS (Ventura, CA)
19787182FrRnd26YankeesKevin Hemphill (minors)4YrCatawba College (Salisbury, NC)
19788189FrRnd7GiantsAlvin Davis (minors)19.812064240160.280.830HSNorth Riverside HS (Riverside, CA)
19788190FrRnd8BrewersVincent Pone (minors)HSEl Camino Real HS (Woodland Hills, CA)
19789218FrRnd10IndiansPeter Peltz (minors)4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19789219FrRnd11AstrosBrad Carlson (minors)HSWilliam R. Boone HS (Orlando, FL)
197810235FrRnd1BravesJames Matthews (minors)4YrGeorgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
197810236FrRnd2Blue JaysAllen Montgomery (minors)
197811262FrRnd2Blue JaysDave Baker (minors)-0.19200.250.7004YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
197811271FrRnd11AstrosJack Lazorko (minors)1.3690069584.221.3824YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
197811285FrRnd25RoyalsUlises Infante (minors)HSSt. Patrick's HS (Elizabeth, NJ)
197812287FrRnd1BravesBobby Supel (minors)4YrEast Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
197812306FrRnd20RangersRick Misuraca (minors)HSDel City HS (Del City, OK)
197812312FrRnd26YankeesRandall Kwist (minors)4YrEckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)
197813327FrRnd15CardinalsRoosevelt Lett (minors)HSGarey HS (Pomona, CA)
197814354FrRnd16TwinsCraig Shumock (minors)HSChestnut Hill Academy HS (Willow Grove, PA)
197814357FrRnd19PiratesWesley Hair (minors)4YrAlbany State University (Albany, GA)
197815367FrRnd3MetsJohn Elder (minors)4YrFrostburg State University (Frostburg, MD)
197815369FrRnd5PadresKen Harris (minors)HSEl Cerrito HS (El Cerrito, CA)
197816416FrRnd26YankeesBrian Dayett (minors)0.621842614.258.7444YrSt. Leo College (St. Leo, FL)
197817421FrRnd5PadresBob Volk (minors)4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
197817423FrRnd7GiantsSteven Roberts (minors)4YrUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
197817426FrRnd10IndiansJerald Hammermeister (minors)HSEllensburg HS (Ellensburg, WA)
197818446FrRnd4AthleticsFrederick DeVito (minors)4YrPace University (New York, NY)
197818457FrRnd15TwinsAlexander Dovalis (minors)JCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
197818466FrRnd24RoyalsBob Fiala (minors)4YrOklahoma City University (Oklahoma City, OK)
197823567FrRnd9TigersGary Baker (minors)HSHazel Park HS (Hazel Park, MI)
197826623FrRnd10CardinalsLes Kakazu (minors)HSWaipahu HS (Waipahu, HI)
197828647FrRnd1BravesPaul Robinson (minors)HSBishop Nolan HS (Fort Worth, TX)
197829670FrRnd8CubsMike Weakman (minors)HSMeredian HS (Sanford, MI)
197832713FrRnd6CardinalsJames Dieters (minors)4YrOakland University (Rochester, MI)
197832714FrRnd7TwinsRon Dearth (minors)HSLakewood HS (Lakewood, CA)
197837751FrRnd5RangersDavid Chapman (minors)4YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
197840763FrRnd4RangersJeff Scott (minors)HSPort Clinton HS (Port Clinton, OH)
197841766FrRnd3RangersAlvin Williams (minors)4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)

*Compensation Picks
Dave White (White Sox-2) - Pick from Padres as compensation for Free Agent Oscar Gamble

43 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (18%). Total of 141.9 WAR, or 17.7 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
  • NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2016 debuts to their draft into. We hope to do so soon.
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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.