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1978 Atlanta Braves Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1977 / 1978 / 1979

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1978111BravesBob Horner (minors)3B21.710203777218.277.8394YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19782271BravesMatt Sinatro (minors)C-0.41402521.190.478HSConard HS (West Hartford, CT)
19783531BravesSteve Bedrosian (minors)RHP14.97321530.098.21373276793.381.301844YrUniversity of New Haven (West Haven, CT)
19784791BravesRick Behenna (minors)RHP-0.126121.333.917263106.121.590HSSouth Ridge HS (Cutler Ridge, FL)
197851051BravesMike Miller (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
197861311BravesKenneth Scanlon (minors)SSHSGranada Hills HS (Granada Hills, CA)
197871571BravesDoyle Wilson (minors)SS4YrShorter College (Rome, GA)
197881831BravesJose Alvarez (minors)RHP3.499110.273.60698892.991.3554YrUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette (Lafayette, LA)
197892091BravesGary Friedrich (minors)LHPHSGavit HS (Hammond, IN)
1978102351BravesJames Matthews (minors)3B4YrGeorgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
1978112611BravesGerald Perry (minors)OF-0.11193314459.265.708HSMcCracken HS (Hilton Head, SC)
1978122871BravesBobby Supel (minors)3B4YrEast Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
1978133131BravesRobert Elsea (minors)LHPJCCleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN)
1978143391BravesBilly Gore (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1978153651BravesWilliam Aldridge (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
1978163911BravesDaniel Lopez (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Houston (Houston, TX)
1978174171BravesJames Van Deventer (minors)OF4YrCatholic University of America (Washington, DC)
1978184431BravesCharles Shearer (minors)RHPHSWeber HS (Melrose Park, IL)
1978194681BravesJames Harris (minors)LHPHSThomas Jefferson HS (Brooklyn, NY)
1978204921BravesKevin Balogh (minors)RHP
1978215151BravesGil Ryan (minors)RHPJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
1978225371BravesLawrence Brown (minors)RHP4YrHarvard University (Cambridge, MA)
1978235591BravesMike Smith (minors)RHPJCMassachusetts Bay Community College (Wellesley Hills, MA)
1978245781BravesHubert Taylor (minors)RHP4YrGeorgia Southwestern State University (Americus, GA)
1978255961BravesMark Roush (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
1978266141BravesLawrence Dugger (minors)RHPHSEastwood HS (El Paso, TX)
1978276311BravesBradley Campbell (minors)RHP4YrState University of West Georgia (Carrollton, GA)
1978286471BravesPaul Robinson (minors)3BHSBishop Nolan HS (Fort Worth, TX)
1978296631BravesKerry Cox (minors)OFHSTarrant HS (Birmingham, AL)

29 matching player(s). 6 played in the majors (20%). Total of 39.4 WAR, or 6.6 per major leaguer.

DT Key

  • Blank - June Draft
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  • 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.