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7th Round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft
    Other Rounds:1978 7th / 1979 6th / 1979 7th / 1979 8th / 1980 7th

Drafted Players

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YearRndDTOvPckFrRndRdPckTmNamePosWARGABHRBAOPSGWLERAWHIPSVTypeDrafted Out of
19797157FrRnd1MarinersBrian Snyder (minors)LHP-0.8170017126.751.8614YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
19797158FrRnd2MetsMike Hennessy (minors)OFHSBogota HS (Bogota, NJ)
19797159FrRnd3Blue JaysJohn Seiber (minors)RHPHSSweet Home HS (Sweet Home, OR)
19797160FrRnd4BravesRoy North (minors)RHP4YrRider University (Lawrenceville, NJ)
19797161FrRnd5AthleticsRobert Ruffus (minors)RHP4YrMonmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)
19797162FrRnd6CardinalsBilly Fink (minors)OFHSGreenfield HS (Greenfield, IN)
19797163FrRnd7IndiansVon Hayes (minors)INF29.714955249143.267.7704YrSt. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA)
19797164FrRnd8AstrosMark Ross (minors)RHP0.22720.000.00027223.831.0214YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
19797165FrRnd9White SoxMitchell Olson (minors)OFHSLos Alamitos HS (Los Alamitos, CA)
19797166FrRnd10ExposMike Gates (minors)2B0.3371230.236.6014YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
19797167FrRnd11TwinsDavid Stokes (minors)3B4YrTulane University (New Orleans, LA)
19797168FrRnd12CubsRandy Lavigne (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
19797169FrRnd13TigersCharlie Nail (minors)RHPHSMcClure Academy HS (Jackson, MS)
19797170FrRnd14PadresMichael Barba (minors)RHP4YrCoastal Carolina University (Conway, SC)
19797171FrRnd15AngelsSteven Renfroe (minors)OF4YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
19797172FrRnd16PiratesJohn Alvarez (minors)3BHSHelix HS (Lemon Grove, CA)
19797173FrRnd17RangersLarry D'Onofrio (minors)C4YrUniversity of St. Francis (Joliet, IL)
19797174FrRnd18GiantsDarryel McNealy (minors)1BHSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19797175FrRnd19OriolesStorm Davis (minors)RHP17.4442160.063.125442113964.021.3911HSUniversity Christian HS (Jacksonville, FL)
19797176FrRnd20PhilliesKenneth Ellenberg (minors)3BHSCarl Albert HS (Midwest City, OK)
19797177FrRnd21RoyalsCraig Lefferts (minors)LHP9.36971321.121.28769658723.431.251014YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
19797178FrRnd22RedsBob Lapple (minors)C4YrDavidson College (Davidson, NC)
19797179FrRnd23BrewersEdward Irvine (minors)OF4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19797180FrRnd24DodgersTimothy Gloyd (minors)SS4YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
19797181FrRnd25YankeesThomas Echstenkamper (minors)OF4YrOhio University (Athens, OH)
19797182FrRnd26Red SoxTom McCarthy (minors)RHP0.6400040323.611.351HSPlymouth Carver HS (Plymouth, MA)

26 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (26%). Total of 56.7 WAR, or 8.1 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.
    Please note that searches by state are not complete and not guaranteed to be accurate.
    Players are listed regardless of whether they signed or not.
    School names may change from year to year making it difficult to find all player drafted from a school.
    Please let us know if you find what you believe is an error.

    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.