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4th Round of the 1978 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase
    Other Rounds:1977 4th / 1978 3rd / 1978 4th / 1978 5th / 1979 4th

Drafted Players

Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1978 4 1rg 79 FrRnd 1 Blue Jays Michael Kelly (minors) OF
1978 4 1rg 80 FrRnd 2 Braves John McMahon (minors) RHP JC Cypress College (Cypress, CA)
1978 4 1rg 81 FrRnd 3 Athletics Karl Jastrow (minors) LHP JC West Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
1978 4 1rg 82 FrRnd 4 Mets Ron Graves (minors) RHP JC Modesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
1978 4 1rg 83 FrRnd 5 Mariners Kirk Komstadius (minors) 3B JC Yakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
1978 4 1rg 84 FrRnd 6 Padres James Tunnell (minors) RHP JC San Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
1978 4 1rg 85 FrRnd 7 Brewers Larry May (minors) RHP JC Central Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
1978 4 1rg 86 FrRnd 8 Giants James Evans (minors) LHP JC West Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
1978 4 1rg 87 FrRnd 9 Indians Robin Fuson (minors) RHP JC Valencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
1978 4 1rg 88 FrRnd 10 Expos Ken Kellogg (minors) OF JC Blinn College (Brenham, TX)
1978 4 1rg 89 FrRnd 11 Tigers Steven Conroy (minors) LHP JC Citrus College (Glendora, CA)
1978 4 1rg 90 FrRnd 12 Angels Mark Nocciolo (minors) C JC College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, CA)
1978 4 1rg 91 FrRnd 13 Cubs Matt Stilwill (minors) OF JC Linn-Benton Community College (Albany, OR)
1978 4 1rg 92 FrRnd 14 Twins Timothy Madera (minors) OF JC College of Marin (Kentfield, CA)
1978 4 1rg 93 FrRnd 15 Cardinals Gary Gaetti (minors) 3B 42.0 2507 8951 360 .255 .741 3 0 0 7.71 2.57 0 JC Lincoln Land Community College (Springfield, IL)
1978 4 1rg 94 FrRnd 16 White Sox Duane Dewey (minors) C JC Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
1978 4 1rg 95 FrRnd 17 Reds Larry Mikesell (minors) LHP JC Brevard Community College (Cocoa, FL)
1978 4 1rg 96 FrRnd 18 Rangers Richard Derechailo (minors) C JC Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
1978 4 1rg 97 FrRnd 19 Pirates William Waag (minors) SS JC Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
1978 4 1rg 98 FrRnd 20 Orioles Stanley Hendrickson (minors) OF JC Community College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
1978 4 1rg 99 FrRnd 21 Dodgers Mathew Reeves (minors) LHP JC Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
1978 4 1rg 100 FrRnd 22 Red Sox Dan Weppner (minors) LHP JC Palm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
1978 4 1rg 101 FrRnd 23 Phillies Angelo Ross (minors) OF JC Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
1978 4 1rg 102 FrRnd 24 Yankees Rusty McNealy (minors) OF -0.0 15 4 0 .000 .000 JC College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
1978 4 1rg 103 FrRnd 25 Royals Douglas Wabeke (minors) SS JC Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI)

25 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (8%). Total of 42.0 WAR, or 21.0 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.