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1st Round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1977 1st / 1978 1st / 1978 2nd / 1979 1st

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
197811FrRnd1BravesBob Horner (minors)3B21.710203777218.277.8394YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
197812FrRnd2Blue JaysLloyd Moseby (minors)1B27.415885815169.257.746HSOakland HS (Oakland, CA)
197813FrRnd3MetsHubie Brooks (minors)OF12.816455974149.269.7174YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
197814FrRnd4AthleticsMike Morgan (minors)RHP26.65974970.109.2515971411864.231.408HSValley HS (Las Vegas, NV)
197815FrRnd5PadresAndy Hawkins (minors)RHP1.52803250.117.26328084914.221.400HSMidway HS (Waco, TX)
197816FrRnd6MarinersTito Nanni (minors)OFHSChestnut Hill Academy HS (Willow Grove, PA)
197817FrRnd7GiantsBob Cummings (minors)CHSBrother Rice HS (Chicago, IL)
197818FrRnd8BrewersNick Hernandez (minors)CHSHialeah HS (Hialeah, FL)
197819FrRnd9ExposGlen Franklin (minors)SSJCChipola College (Marianna, FL)
1978110FrRnd10IndiansPhil Lansford (minors)SSHSWilcox HS (Santa Clara, CA)
1978111FrRnd11AstrosRod Boxberger (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
1978112FrRnd12TigersKirk Gibson (minors)OF38.316355798255.268.8154YrMichigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
1978113FrRnd13CubsBill Hayes (minors)C0.0590.222.5564YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
1978114FrRnd14AngelsTom Brunansky (minors)OF21.818006289271.245.761HSWest Covina HS (West Covina, CA)
1978115FrRnd15CardinalsBob Hicks (minors)1BHSGonzalez Tate HS (Pensacola, FL)
1978116FrRnd16TwinsLenny Faedo (minors)SS-0.21745295.251.600HSJefferson HS (Tampa, FL)
1978117FrRnd17RedsNick Esasky (minors)SS8.28102703122.250.775HSCarol City HS (Opalocka, FL)
1978118FrRnd18Yankees via White Sox*Rex Hudler (minors)SS6.5774176756.261.717HSBullard HS (Fresno, CA)
1978119FrRnd19PiratesBrad Garnett (minors)1BHSDeSoto HS (DeSoto, TX)
1978120FrRnd20Athletics via Rangers*Tim Conroy (minors)LHP-2.5136440.091.28513518324.691.550HSGateway HS (Monroeville, PA)
1978121FrRnd21Pirates via Dodgers*Jerry Aubin (minors)OFHSDougherty HS (Albany, GA)
1978122FrRnd22OriolesRobert Boyce (minors)3BHSDeer Park HS (Cincinnati, OH)
1978123FrRnd23PhilliesRip Rollins (minors)1BHSAllegheny HS (Sparta, NC)
1978124FrRnd24Yankees via Red Sox*Matt Winters (minors)OF-0.6421072.234.665HSWilliamsville HS (Williamsville, NY)
1978125FrRnd25RoyalsBuddy Biancalana (minors)SS-1.53115506.205.553HSRedwood HS (Greenbrae, CA)
1978126FrRnd26YankeesBrian Ryder (minors)RHPHSShrewsbury HS (Shrewsbury, MA)

*Compensation Picks
Rex Hudler (Yankees-1) - Pick from White Sox as compensation for Free Agent Ron Blomberg
Tim Conroy (Athletics-1) - Pick from Rangers as compensation for Free Agent Mike Jorgensen
Jerry Aubin (Pirates-1) - Pick from Dodgers as compensation for Free Agent Terry Forster
Matt Winters (Yankees-1) - Pick from Red Sox as compensation for Free Agent Mike Torrez

26 matching player(s). 14 played in the majors (53%). Total of 160.0 WAR, or 11.4 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 2014 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.