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24th Round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1978 24th / 1979 23rd / 1979 24th / 1979 25th / 1980 24th

Drafted Players

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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
1979 24 595 FrRnd 1 Mariners Roy Clark (minors) 2B 4Yr University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
1979 24 596 FrRnd 2 Mets Richard Greenfield (minors) SS 4Yr LaSalle University (Philadelphia, PA)
1979 24 597 FrRnd 3 Braves John Shannon (minors) RHP 4Yr University of Houston (Houston, TX)
1979 24 598 FrRnd 4 Athletics Hank Landers (minors) OF HS Somerville HS (Somerville, MA)
1979 24 599 FrRnd 5 Cardinals Jeffrey Keeler (minors) RHP 4Yr Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus (Miami, FL)
1979 24 600 FrRnd 6 Indians Gary Whisler (minors) INF HS Klamath Union HS (Klamath Falls, OR)
1979 24 601 FrRnd 7 Astros Michael Finch (minors) LHP 4Yr San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
1979 24 602 FrRnd 8 White Sox Reggie Fischer (minors) RHP HS Mount Carmel HS (Chicago, IL)
1979 24 603 FrRnd 9 Expos David Flores (minors) RHP HS Carroll HS (Southlake, TX)
1979 24 604 FrRnd 10 Twins Robert Mulligan (minors) LHP 4Yr John Jay College of Criminal Justice (New York, NY)
1979 24 605 FrRnd 11 Cubs Sidney Smith (minors) OF HS Patrick Henry HS (San Diego, CA)
1979 24 606 FrRnd 12 Tigers John Wells (minors) OF 4Yr University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
1979 24 607 FrRnd 13 Padres Ron Scheer (minors) OF HS Kentucky HS (Paducah, KY)
1979 24 608 FrRnd 14 Angels Timothy Collins (minors) OF 4Yr Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
1979 24 609 FrRnd 15 Pirates Kevin Babb (minors) RHP HS Taft HS (Lincoln City, OR)
1979 24 610 FrRnd 16 Rangers Andy Ortiz (minors) LHP HS Roselle Catholic HS (Roselle, NJ)
1979 24 611 FrRnd 17 Giants David Thornton (minors) RHP 4Yr St. Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA)
1979 24 612 FrRnd 18 Orioles Gary Zedonak (minors) RHP 4Yr Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (Mansfield, PA)
1979 24 613 FrRnd 19 Phillies Tim Reynolds (minors) RHP HS Skyline HS (Dallas, TX)
1979 24 614 FrRnd 20 Royals Vinnie Yuhas (minors) RHP HS Manalapan HS (Englishtown, NJ)
1979 24 615 FrRnd 21 Reds Nick Fiorillo (minors) LHP 4Yr University of Texas at El Paso (El Paso, TX)
1979 24 616 FrRnd 22 Brewers Francis Galloway (minors) RHP 4Yr The Citadel (Charleston, SC)
1979 24 617 FrRnd 23 Dodgers Morris Madden (minors) LHP -0.7 18 1 0 .000 .000 16 2 2 5.91 2.30 0 JC Spartanburg Methodist College (Spartanburg, SC)
1979 24 618 FrRnd 24 Yankees Gregory Sporrer (minors) INF 4Yr University of La Verne (La Verne, CA)

24 matching player(s). 1 played in the majors (4%). Total of -0.7 WAR, or -0.7 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.