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1979 Chicago Cubs Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1978 / 1979 / 1980

Drafted Players

Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197911212CubsJon Perlman (minors)RHP-0.52610.000.00026126.351.7404YrBaylor University (Waco , TX)
197923812CubsShane Allen (minors)INFHSPalm Bay HS (Melbourne , FL)
197936412CubsChuck Crim (minors)RHP6.544920.000.00044947433.831.3545HSThousand Oaks HS (Thousand Oaks , CA)
197949012CubsStan Kyles (minors)RHPHSPhillips HS (Chicago , IL)
1979511612CubsSteven Gehrke (minors)RHPHSMurray HS (Murray , UT)
1979614212CubsMichael Buckley (minors)SSHSLakewood HS (Lakewood , CA)
1979716812CubsRandy Lavigne (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs , CT)
1979819412CubsTimothy Thompson (minors)RHPHSDavid Starr Jordan HS (Long Beach , CA)
1979922012CubsThomas Morris (minors)LHP4YrBrigham Young University (Provo , UT)
19791024612CubsDave Owen (minors)SS-0.7921391.194.5334YrUniversity of Texas at Arlington (Arlington , TX)
19791127212CubsRay Soff (minors)RHP-0.44230.000.00042524.191.3604YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant , MI)
19791229812CubsJames Lockett (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia , MO)
19791332412CubsJoseph Fiori (minors)2B4YrPoint Park University (Pittsburgh , PA)
19791435012CubsJack Upton (minors)1B4YrColorado State University (Fort Collins , CO)
19791537612CubsKirk Ortega (minors)C4YrSt. Francis University (Brooklyn , NY)
19791640212CubsTom Grant (minors)OF-0.116200.150.4614YrUniversity of New Haven (West Haven , CT)
19791742812CubsBryan Hardy (minors)LHP4YrBrigham Young University (Provo , UT)
19791845412CubsMark Scheiwe (minors)RHPHSBuckley Loda HS (Buckley , IL)
19791948012CubsCraig Weissmann (minors)RHPHSClairemont HS (San Diego , CA)
19792050612CubsBryan Oelkers (minors)LHP-0.9450045386.011.771HSPattonville HS (Maryland Heights , MO)
19792153111CubsTim Millner (minors)RHP4YrIllinois State University (Normal , IL)
19792255611CubsBob Blyth (minors)RHP4YrBrigham Young University (Provo , UT)
19792358111CubsMark Huismann (minors)RHP0.81520015213114.401.31114YrColorado State University (Fort Collins , CO)
19792460511CubsSidney Smith (minors)OFHSPatrick Henry HS (San Diego , CA)
19792562911CubsMike Kelley (minors)OF4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State , MS)
19792665311CubsAnthony Biafore (minors)SS4YrMonmouth University (West Long Branch , NJ)
19792767610CubsJoseph Carter (minors)RHPHSHelix HS (Lemon Grove , CA)
1979286989CubsDennis Mork (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside , CA)
1979297199CubsSteve Ziem (minors)RHP-0.22002017.712.140HSBanning HS (Banning , CA)
1979307409CubsGlenn Millhauser (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Northern Colorado (Greeley , CO)
1979317609CubsDoug Huffman (minors)LHP4YrNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh , NC)
1979327788CubsMike Thompson (minors)LHP4YrFairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus (Teaneck , NJ)
1979337968CubsDave Fabela (minors)CHSAquinas HS (San Bernardino , CA)
1979348138CubsDavid McClure (minors)CHSKapaun-Mount Carmel HS (Wichita , KS)
1979358244CubsRichard Renwick (minors)RHP4YrBabson College (Wellesley , MA)
1979368334CubsPhilip Belmonte (minors)INF4YrAzusa Pacific University (Azusa , CA)
1979378413CubsHoward Shapiro (minors)2B4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables , FL)
1979388483CubsWes Clements (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson , AZ)
1979398543CubsWilliam Trapani (minors)LHP4YrBellevue University (Bellevue , NE)

39 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (20%). Total of 4.5 WAR, or 0.6 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
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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.