1979 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of OF

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1979 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of OF

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197911FrRnd1MarinersYAl Chambers (minors)OF-0.5571202.208.618HSJohn Harris HS (Harrisburg, PA)
197914FrRnd4BravesYBrad Komminsk (minors)OF2.237698623.218.637HSShawnee HS (Lima, OH)
197916FrRnd6CardinalsYAndy Van Slyke (minors)OF41.216585711164.274.792HSNew Hartford HS (New Hartford, NY)
1979111FrRnd11TwinsYKevin Brandt (minors)OFHSNekoosa HS (Nekoosa, WI)
1979113FrRnd13TigersYRick Leach (minors)OF3.2799171918.268.70410027.004.0004YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
1979123FrRnd23Tigers via BrewersY*Chris Baker (minors)OFHSLivonia Franklin HS (Dearborn Heights, MI)
1979126FrRnd26Athletics via Red SoxN*Mike Stenhouse (minors)OF-1.42074169.190.5984YrHarvard University (Cambridge, MA)
1979229FrRnd3Blue JaysYRon Shepherd (minors)OF-1.41151082.167.481HSKilgore HS (Kilgore, TX)
1979231FrRnd5AthleticsNTom Dodd (minors)OF0.18131.231.8374YrUniversity of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
1979233FrRnd7IndiansYChris Rehbaum (minors)OFHSSt. Joseph's Collegiate Institute (Buffalo, NY)
1979237FrRnd11TwinsYRandy Bush (minors)OF1.61219304596.251.7474YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
1979249FrRnd23BrewersYMark Higgins (minors)OFHSCentral Valley HS (Spokane Valley, WA)
1979365FrRnd13TigersYRandy Harvey (minors)OFHSRiverside Poly HS (Riverside, CA)
1979366FrRnd14PadresYSteve Johnson (minors)OFHSRick East HS (Park Forest, IL)
1979373FrRnd21RoyalsYPat Sheridan (minors)OF5.5876241951.253.6904YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
1979375FrRnd23BrewersYJon Hansen (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI)
1979480FrRnd2MetsYDavid Howard (minors)OF4YrWichita State University (Wichita, KS)
1979484FrRnd6CardinalsYJohn DelMonte (minors)OF4YrSt. Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA)
1979486FrRnd8AstrosYLarry Ray (minors)OF-0.1560.167.3104YrKentucky Wesleyan College (Owensboro, KY)
19794104FrRnd26Red SoxNGib Seibert (minors)OFHSSahuaro HS (Tucson, AZ)
19795114FrRnd10ExposYJim Auten (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
19795120FrRnd16PiratesYCharles McGehee (minors)OFHSDouglas Freeman HS (Richmond, VA)
19795125FrRnd21RoyalsYMichael Palmer (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
19795130FrRnd26Red SoxYJim Watkins (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
19796131FrRnd1MarinersYKevin King (minors)OFHSChief Sealth HS (Seattle, WA)
19796135FrRnd5AthleticsYOscar Burnett (minors)OFHSMoravia Central HS (Moravia, NY)
19796147FrRnd17RangersYShelton McMath (minors)OF4YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
19796150FrRnd20PhilliesYTrent Purcell (minors)OFHSTrotwood HS (Trotwood, OH)
19796152FrRnd22RedsYRon Little (minors)OFHSAsheboro HS (Asheboro, NC)
19796154FrRnd24DodgersYDale Holman (minors)OF4YrLouisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
19797158FrRnd2MetsYMike Hennessy (minors)OFHSBogota HS (Bogota, NJ)
19797162FrRnd6CardinalsYBilly Fink (minors)OFHSGreenfield HS (Greenfield, IN)
19797165FrRnd9White SoxYMitchell Olson (minors)OFHSLos Alamitos HS (Los Alamitos, CA)
19797168FrRnd12CubsYRandy Lavigne (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
19797171FrRnd15AngelsNSteven Renfroe (minors)OF4YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
19797179FrRnd23BrewersYEd Irvine (minors)OF4YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
19797181FrRnd25YankeesYThomas Echstenkamper (minors)OF4YrOhio University (Athens, OH)
19798196FrRnd14PadresYJim Steels (minors)OF-1.41111330.180.461HSSanta Maria HS (Santa Maria, CA)
19798200FrRnd18GiantsYGreg Baker (minors)OF4YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
19798207FrRnd25YankeesYHuey Gayden (minors)OF4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
19799215FrRnd7IndiansYRicky Baker (minors)OF4YrSan Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA)
19799229FrRnd21RoyalsYRobin Townley (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
197910242FrRnd8AstrosYMarc Thomas (minors)OF4YrBrigham Young University (Provo, UT)
197910248FrRnd14PadresYDaniel Gausepohl (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
197910255FrRnd21RoyalsNBill Moore (minors)OF-0.16120.167.333HSCovina HS (Covina, CA)
197910256FrRnd22RedsYTony Masone (minors)OF4YrClemson University (Clemson, SC)
197911267FrRnd7IndiansNBrian Butera (minors)OF4YrTulane University (New Orleans, LA)
197911271FrRnd11TwinsYBruce Stocker (minors)OFJCPima Community College (Tucson, AZ)
197911279FrRnd19OriolesYMark Jurena (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
197911286FrRnd26Red SoxNTom Dunbar (minors)OF-1.6912253.231.603JCMiddle Georgia College (Cochran, GA)
197912287FrRnd1MarinersYMichael Codiroli (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
197912288FrRnd2MetsNLarry Hernandez (minors)OFHSJones HS (Orlando, FL)
197912298FrRnd12CubsYJames Lockett (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
197912308FrRnd22RedsNTom Edens (minors)OF2.318260.000.00018219123.861.406HSFruitland HS (Fruitland, ID)
197912310FrRnd24DodgersNKerwin Danley (minors)OFHSSusan Miller Dorsey HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197913313FrRnd1MarinersYMike Hart (minors)OF-0.8471054.162.5064YrUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)
197913329FrRnd17RangersYBobby Ball (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University Dominguez Hills (Carson, CA)
197913331FrRnd19OriolesYTerry Schriner (minors)OFHSHarrisburg HS (Harrisburg, PA)
197913335FrRnd23BrewersYBob Skube (minors)OF0.016280.250.7014YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
197914341FrRnd3Blue JaysYPaul White (minors)OF4YrNorth Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
197914349FrRnd11TwinsNAndre David (minors)OF-0.038531.245.6894YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
197914354FrRnd16PiratesYJim Felt (minors)OFJCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
197914356FrRnd18GiantsNLance Junker (minors)OFJCMission College (Santa Clara, CA)
197914357FrRnd19OriolesYDavid Shuman (minors)OF4YrSeton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
197915377FrRnd13TigersYJeff Kenaga (minors)OF4YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
197915380FrRnd16PiratesYThomas Olszak (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
197915382FrRnd18GiantsNScott Blanke (minors)OFJCCypress College (Cypress, CA)
197915384FrRnd20PhilliesYWillie Darkis (minors)OFJCEast Oklahoma State College (Wilburton, OK)
197915388FrRnd24DodgersYTom Beyers (minors)OF4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
197915390FrRnd26Red SoxYReggie Whittemore (minors)OF4YrLipscomb University (Nashville, TN)
197916392FrRnd2MetsYBill Hill (minors)OFJCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
197916399FrRnd9White SoxNDarryl Wilks (minors)OFHSGlenwood HS (Phenix City, AL)
197916402FrRnd12CubsYTom Grant (minors)OF-0.116200.150.4614YrUniversity of New Haven (West Haven, CT)
197916411FrRnd21RoyalsYJohnny Barnette (minors)OFJCSpartanburg Methodist College (Spartanburg, SC)
197917418FrRnd2MetsNTodd Davidson (minors)OFHSNorth Allegheny HS (Wexford, PA)
197917432FrRnd16PiratesNDarryl Stephens (minors)OFHSGonzaga Prep HS (Spokane, WA)
197917439FrRnd23BrewersYRaymond Alonzo (minors)OF4YrGrand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
197917441FrRnd25YankeesYRob Teegarden (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
197918444FrRnd2MetsNJohn Bryant (minors)OFHSEl Toro HS (Lake Forest, CA)
197918453FrRnd11TwinsYKevin Miller (minors)OFJCCerritos College (Norwalk, CA)
197918456FrRnd14PadresYDouglas Lulay (minors)OF4YrWestern Oregon University (Monmouth, OR)
197918463FrRnd21RoyalsNJohn Elway (minors)OFHSGranada Hills HS (Granada Hills, CA)
197918464FrRnd22RedsYRuss Jones (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
197918466FrRnd24DodgersYStanley Mohler (minors)OF4YrUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
197918467FrRnd25YankeesNMike Dotterer (minors)OFHSEdison HS (Huntington Beach, CA)
197918468FrRnd26Red SoxYEddie Lee (minors)OF4YrUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
197919474FrRnd6CardinalsNGreg Howe (minors)OFHSEisenhower HS (Saginaw, MI)
197919475FrRnd7IndiansYGeorge Cecchetti (minors)OFJCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
197919485FrRnd17RangersNLarry Hamilton (minors)OF4YrMorehead State University (Morehead, KY)
197919486FrRnd18GiantsYJames Wojcik (minors)OF4YrUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (Buffalo, NY)
197920500FrRnd6CardinalsNDouglas Latrenta (minors)OF4YrSt. John's University (Queens, NY)
197920503FrRnd9White SoxYKeith Brown (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
197920512FrRnd18GiantsNPaul Ash (minors)OF4YrDelaware State University (Dover, DE)
197920516FrRnd22RedsYJeff Jones (minors)OF0.216440.227.6754YrUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
197920519FrRnd25YankeesNSean Everton (minors)OF4YrSanta Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
197921523FrRnd3BravesYBilly Bowen (minors)OF4YrSoutheastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
197921534FrRnd14AngelsNMaurice Christian (minors)OF4YrTexas Southern University (Houston, TX)
197921540FrRnd20RoyalsYLawrence Grahek (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
197921544FrRnd24YankeesYDerwin McNealy (minors)OFHSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197922546FrRnd1MarinersYJohn Cook (minors)OF4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
197922547FrRnd2MetsNJoseph Scherger (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
197922549FrRnd4AthleticsNScott Jefferson (minors)OFHSBerkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)
197922560FrRnd15PiratesYMike Quade (minors)OF4YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
197922561FrRnd16RangersNSteve Davis (minors)OFJCMiddle Georgia College (Cochran, GA)
197922569FrRnd24YankeesNCedric Mack (minors)OFHSBrazosport HS (Freeport, TX)
197923573FrRnd3BravesYBrett Butler (minors)OF49.42213818054.290.7534YrSoutheastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
197923582FrRnd12TigersNAudie Cole (minors)OF4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
197923584FrRnd14AngelsYEli Aldridge (minors)OF4YrPrairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX)
197923586FrRnd16RangersYJames Schaefer (minors)OF4YrMissouri State University (Springfield, MO)
197923588FrRnd18OriolesNGreg Schuler (minors)OFHSJames W. Robinson, Jr. SS (Fairfax, VA)
197923591FrRnd21RedsYPerry Estep (minors)OF4YrWest Virginia State University (Institute, WV)
197924598FrRnd4AthleticsNHank Landers (minors)OFHSSomerville HS (Somerville, MA)
197924605FrRnd11CubsYSidney Smith (minors)OFHSPatrick Henry HS (San Diego, CA)
197924606FrRnd12TigersYJohn Wells (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
197924607FrRnd13PadresNRon Scheer (minors)OFHSKentucky HS (Paducah, KY)
197924608FrRnd14AngelsYTimothy Collins (minors)OF4YrLoyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
197925623FrRnd5CardinalsYPhillip Baskerville (minors)OF4YrElon University (Elon, NC)
197925625FrRnd7AstrosYChris Jones (minors)OF-0.034260.192.4684YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
197925628FrRnd10TwinsYBrendan Rosenberg (minors)OF4YrRowan University (Glassboro, NJ)
197925629FrRnd11CubsYMike Kelley (minors)OF4YrMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
197925630FrRnd12TigersYWilliam Hardy (minors)OF4YrAlabama State University (Montgomery, AL)
197925632FrRnd14AngelsNPaul Wirkus (minors)OF4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
197926663FrRnd21RedsYMark Miller (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
197926665FrRnd23DodgersNBrian Dillard (minors)OFHSBloom HS (Chicago Heights, IL)
197927671FrRnd5CardinalsNKevin House (minors)OF4YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
197927679FrRnd13AngelsNRodney Martin (minors)OFHSDwight D. Eisenhower HS (Rialto, CA)
197928697FrRnd8TwinsYAlfredo Agras (minors)OFHSMiami Springs HS (Miami Springs, FL)
197928698FrRnd9CubsYDennis Mork (minors)OF4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
197929718FrRnd8TwinsNEdward Odin (minors)OFHSPacifica HS (Garden Grove, CA)
197929723FrRnd13RangersYCharles Stafford (minors)OF4YrDallas Baptist University (Dallas, TX)
197929724FrRnd14GiantsYDonald Jamerson (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University East Bay (Hayward, CA)
197929725FrRnd15OriolesNCecil Morris (minors)OFHSLoyola HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197930737FrRnd6White SoxYRonald Naclerio (minors)OF4YrSt. John's University (Queens, NY)
197930738FrRnd7ExposNBilly Hatcher (minors)OF3.91233433954.264.676HSWiliams HS (Wiliams, AZ)
197930740FrRnd9CubsYGlenn Millhauser (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO)
197930750FrRnd19DodgersNTed Salcido (minors)OFHSWilson HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197931753FrRnd2MetsYPaul Niggebrugge (minors)OF4YrTemple University (Philadelphia, PA)
197931762FrRnd11PiratesNRoger Lorenzen (minors)OF4YrWestern Oregon University (Monmouth, OR)
197931768FrRnd17RedsNJames Vegara (minors)OFHSPlainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy HS (Plainview, NY)
197932774FrRnd4AthleticsNArthur Sullivan (minors)OF4YrColby College (Waterville, ME)
197932779FrRnd9TigersYWilson Tucker (minors)OF4YrBelmont University (Nashville, TN)
197932784FrRnd14PhilliesNCurt Warner (minors)OFHSPineville HS (Wyoming, WV)
197932788FrRnd18DodgersNGeorge Page (minors)OFHSKennedy HS (Pacoima, CA)
197933791FrRnd3BravesNJeff Groth (minors)OF4YrBowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
197933800FrRnd12GiantsNDavid Del Rio (minors)OFHSPonderosa HS (Shingle Springs, CA)
197933805FrRnd17BrewersNEugene Hering (minors)OFJCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
197934806FrRnd1MarinersNJack Thompson (minors)OF4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)
197934807FrRnd2MetsNDan Sprick (minors)OF4YrSt. Louis University (St. Louis, MO)
197934808FrRnd3BravesYKevin Patten (minors)OF4YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
197934811FrRnd6White SoxYLarry Doby (minors)OF4YrDuke University (Durham, NC)
197934812FrRnd7TwinsNJohn Lastinger (minors)OFHSValdosta HS (Valdosta, GA)
197935822FrRnd2BravesYArthur Neal (minors)OF4YrMorehouse College (Atlanta, GA)
197935828FrRnd8RoyalsNReggie West (minors)OFJCSanta Ana College (Santa Ana, CA)
197936831FrRnd2BravesNPhilip Bowie (minors)OFHSGreenwood HS (Greenwood, SC)
197936837FrRnd8RoyalsYLeon Vickers (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
197938847FrRnd2IndiansYDonald Nicolet (minors)OFJCPierce College (Lakewood, WA)
197938848FrRnd3CubsNWes Clements (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
197939852FrRnd1BravesNScott Matthews (minors)OFHSMelbourne HS (Melbourne, FL)
197939855FrRnd4PiratesNHerm Winningham (minors)OF-0.4868188819.239.630HSWilkinson HS (Orangeburg, SC)
197939856FrRnd5RedsNCharles James (minors)OFHSFulton HS (Fulton, MO)

*Compensation Picks
Chris Baker (Tigers-1) - Pick from Brewers as compensation for Free Agent Jim Slaton
Mike Stenhouse (Athletics-1) - Pick from Red Sox as compensation for Free Agent Steve Renko

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

160 matching player(s). 24 played in the majors (15%). Total of 101.8 WAR, or 4.2 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 2017 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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