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1978 Houston Astros Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1977 / 1978 / 1979

Drafted Players

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197811111AstrosRod Boxberger (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
197823711AstrosDanny Heep (minors)OF0.5883196130.257.6872009.002.0004YrSt. Mary's University (San Antonio, TX)
197836311AstrosJohn Hessler (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)
197848911AstrosRon Meridith (minors)LHP-0.25140.250.65051524.781.6614YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1978511511AstrosDouglas Stokke (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
1978614111AstrosRobert Palmer (minors)C4YrChapman University (Orange, CA)
1978716711AstrosGreg Cypret (minors)SS4YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
1978819311AstrosLarry Ashley (minors)HSOakland HS (Oakland, CA)
1978921911AstrosBrad Carlson (minors)3BHSWilliam R. Boone HS (Orlando, FL)
19781024511AstrosFrank Castro (minors)CHSMiami Springs HS (Miami Springs, FL)
19781127111AstrosJack Lazorko (minors)3B1.3690069584.221.3824YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
19781229711AstrosTim Tolman (minors)OF-0.81321965.168.5584YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
19781332311AstrosMike Browning (minors)1BHSMiami Southridge Sr HS (Miami, FL)
19781434911AstrosArvis Harper (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
19781537511AstrosThad Troedson (minors)RHP4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
19781640111AstrosMichael Buggs (minors)OFHSCastlemont HS (Oakland, CA)
19781742711AstrosCharles Hutchingson (minors)RHPHSWest Memphis HS (West Memphis, AR)

17 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (23%). Total of 0.8 WAR, or 0.2 per major leaguer.

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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.