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1978 Oakland Athletics Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Years:1977 / 1978 / 1979

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
1978144AthleticsMike Morgan (minors)RHP26.65974970.109.2515971411864.231.408HSValley HS (Las Vegas, NV)
197812020Athletics via Rangers*Tim Conroy (minors)LHP-2.5136440.091.28513518324.691.550HSGateway HS (Monroeville, PA)
19782304AthleticsKeith Atherton (minors)RHP4.634210.000.00034233413.991.3426HSMathews HS (Mathews, VA)
19783564AthleticsBob Grandas (minors)OF4YrCentral Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
19784824AthleticsMike Woodard (minors)2B-0.31002251.222.548HSProviso East HS (Maywood, IL)
197851084AthleticsScott Meyer (minors)C-0.2890.111.3334YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
197861344AthleticsKelvin Moore (minors)1B-0.5762388.223.6384YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
197871604AthleticsChuck Dougherty (minors)LHPHSSteubenville HS (Steubenville, OH)
197881864AthleticsRobert Adams (minors)CHSSherrill Central HS (Sherrill, NY)
197892124AthleticsMichael Codiroli (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1978102384AthleticsStephen Marlowe (minors)RHPHSSt. Petersburg Christian HS (St. Petersburg, FL)
1978112644AthleticsJay Greb (minors)SSHSEagle Point HS (Eagle Point, OR)
1978122904AthleticsRon Jensen (minors)LHPHSCoronado HS (Scottsdale, AZ)
1978133164AthleticsBret Cleland (minors)RHPHSCorning HS (Corning, CA)
1978143424AthleticsOmar Minaya (minors)OFHSNewtown HS (Elmhurst, NY)
1978153684AthleticsJim Scranton (minors)SS-0.0860.000.000JCPalomar College (San Marcos, CA)
1978163944AthleticsDaniel Casey (minors)LHPHSEdison HS (Edison, NJ)
1978174204AthleticsDonald Morris (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1978184464AthleticsFrederick DeVito (minors)3B4YrPace University (New York, NY)
1978194714AthleticsCharles Hollowell (minors)LHPHSH. B. Plant HS (Tampa, FL)
1978204954AthleticsTim Byron (minors)RHPHSOur Lady of the Valley HS (Florham Park, NJ)
1978215184AthleticsWymon Smith (minors)RHPJCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
1978225404AthleticsJohn Lunden (minors)RHPJCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
1978235624AthleticsCasey Schaefer (minors)RHPHSNorth Salem HS (Salem, OR)
1978245814AthleticsBud Yanus (minors)RHP4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
1978255994AthleticsGregg Mayer (minors)OFHSBrick Township HS (Brick, NJ)
1978266163AthleticsStephen Bricker (minors)RHPHSWatkins Memorial HS (Pataskala, OH)
1978276333AthleticsJeffrey Way (minors)CHSUniversity HS (Spokane Valley, WA)
1978286493AthleticsChuck Hernandez (minors)LHPHSCatholic HS (Tampa, FL)
1978296653AthleticsGregory Key (minors)SSHSCitrus HS (Inverness, FL)
1978306802AthleticsBrian Harrison (minors)RHP4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1978316952AthleticsSteven Oliver (minors)LHPJCCecil Community College (North East, MD)
1978327081AthleticsGreg Booker (minors)1B-0.1161230.174.435161573.891.501HSCummings HS (Burlington, NC)
1978337191AthleticsRalph Jean (minors)RHPHSDover HS (Dover, DE)
1978347291AthleticsJohn Moller (minors)LHPJCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
1978357361AthleticsGeorge Cecchetti (minors)1BHSTokay HS (Lodi, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Tim Conroy (Athletics-1) - Pick from Rangers as compensation for Free Agent Mike Jorgensen

36 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (22%). Total of 27.6 WAR, or 3.5 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.