1978 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 1B

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1978 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 1B

Other Years:1977 / 1978 / 1979

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197812FrRnd2Blue JaysYLloyd Moseby (minors)27.415885815169.257.746HSOakland HS (Oakland, CA)
1978115FrRnd15CardinalsYBob Hicks (minors)HSGonzalez Tate HS (Pensacola, FL)
1978119FrRnd19PiratesYBrad Garnett (minors)HSDeSoto HS (DeSoto, TX)
1978123FrRnd23PhilliesYRip Rollins (minors)HSAllegheny HS (Sparta, NC)
1978228FrRnd2Blue JaysYTim Thompson (minors)HSWinter Park HS (Winter Park, FL)
1978241FrRnd15CardinalsYDave Kable (minors)HSWest HS (Columbus, OH)
1978252FrRnd26YankeesYSteve Balboni (minors)0.99603120181.229.7434YrEckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)
1978481FrRnd3MetsYDonald Troyan (minors)4YrSt. John's University (Queens, NY)
1978487FrRnd9ExposYDave Hostetler (minors)-0.225581837.229.7204YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
19786134FrRnd4AthleticsYKelvin Moore (minors)-0.5762388.223.6384YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
19786148FrRnd18White SoxNDom Fucci (minors)4YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
19786151FrRnd21DodgersYMike Marshall (minors)10.010353593148.270.768HSBuffalo Grove HS (Buffalo Grove, IL)
19787179FrRnd23PhilliesYPaul Kiess (minors)HSGranada Hills HS (Granada Hills, CA)
19787180FrRnd24Red SoxYKenneth Hagemann (minors)HSTottenville HS (Staten Island, NY)
19788196FrRnd14AngelsNTim Wallach (minors)38.322128099260.257.7322004.501.5004YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
19789226FrRnd18White SoxNPreston Williams (minors)4YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
19789230FrRnd22OriolesYKurt Fabrizio (minors)JCEdmonds Community College (Lynnwood, WA)
197811268FrRnd8BrewersYColumbus Duncan (minors)4YrUniversity of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
197813323FrRnd11AstrosNMike Browning (minors)HSMiami Southridge Sr HS (Miami, FL)
197813325FrRnd13CubsNDavid Govea (minors)HSPolytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA)
197813328FrRnd16TwinsYRonald Grout (minors)4YrWingate University (Wingate, NC)
197813335FrRnd23PhilliesYBruce Humphrey (minors)4YrUniversity of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)
197813338FrRnd26YankeesYClaude Sammons (minors)4YrGonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
197814363FrRnd25RoyalsYIra Turner (minors)4YrBethune-Cookman College (Daytona Beach, FL)
197816393FrRnd3MetsYJames Beck (minors)4YrTemple University (Philadelphia, PA)
197816395FrRnd5PadresYCurtis Cannedy (minors)4YrSt. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA)
197816408FrRnd18White SoxNWilliam Stroope (minors)HSWaxahachie HS (Waxahachie, TX)
197817432FrRnd16TwinsYKent Hrbek (minors)38.417476192293.282.848HSKennedy HS (Bloomington, MN)
197818450FrRnd8BrewersYDean Hall (minors)4YrUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
197818454FrRnd12CubsNMatt Elser (minors)HSPolytechnic HS (Long Beach, CA)
197822558FrRnd22YankeesNJeff Ledbetter (minors)HSLargo HS (Largo, FL)
197823569FrRnd11CardinalsNJohn Carter (minors)HSBloomfield HS (Bloomfield, NJ)
197823574FrRnd16DodgersYChris Gandy (minors)4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
197824592FrRnd15RangersYStanley Reese (minors)4YrGeorge Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
197824594FrRnd17PhilliesNRick Leach (minors)3.2799171918.268.70410027.004.0004YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
197824595FrRnd18RoyalsYRon Johnson (minors)-0.422460.261.6634YrCalifornia State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
197825597FrRnd2Blue JaysNJimmie Ranson (minors)4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
197829664FrRnd2MetsYRonald Walker (minors)4YrBenedictine College (Atchison, KS)
197830685FrRnd7CubsYMike Diaz (minors)0.529368331.247.748HSTerra Nova HS (Pacifica, CA)
197832708FrRnd1AthleticsNGreg Booker (minors)-0.1161230.174.435161573.891.501HSCummings HS (Burlington, NC)
197835736FrRnd1AthleticsNGeorge Cecchetti (minors)HSTokay HS (Lodi, CA)
197836743FrRnd2CardinalsNRandy Ratcliff (minors)4YrWilliam Carey College (Hattiesburg, MS)

Other Years:1977 / 1978 / 1979

42 matching player(s). 11 played in the majors (26%). Total of 117.5 WAR, or 10.7 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

NOTES: We have not yet matched the 2016 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.

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