1978 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1978 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981

Drafted Players

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Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197811919PiratesYBrad Garnett (minors)1BHSDeSoto HS (DeSoto, TX)
197812121Pirates via DodgersY*Jerry Aubin (minors)OFHSDougherty HS (Albany, GA)
197824519PiratesYBradley Palmer (minors)LHPHSEscondido HS (Escondido, CA)
197837119PiratesYPatrick Rubino (minors)C4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
197849719PiratesYThomas Siebert (minors)RHPHSCoeur d'Alene HS (Coeur d'Alene, ID)
1978512319PiratesYRobert Davis (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
1978614919PiratesNDon McCarthy (minors)P
1978717519PiratesNScott Roberts (minors)RHPHSRoosevelt HS (Seattle, WA)
1978820119PiratesYDonald Cline (minors)RHP
1978922719PiratesYFrank Miloszewski (minors)RHP4YrIndiana University-Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
19781025319PiratesNDave Rosenhahn (minors)RHPHSWest Seneca HS (West Seneca, NY)
19781127919PiratesYTimothy Florey (minors)RHPHSBrooklyn Park HS (Baltimore, MD)
19781230519PiratesYDennis Jones (minors)OFHSKearny HS (San Diego, CA)
19781333119PiratesNBarry Brown (minors)LHPHSLake Worth HS (Fort Worth, TX)
19781435719PiratesYWesley Hair (minors)3B4YrAlbany State University (Albany, GA)
19781538319PiratesNJohn Young (minors)CHSHenry Ford II HS (Sterling Heights, MI)
19781640919PiratesYStanton Brown (minors)OF4YrDavidson College (Davidson, NC)
19781743519PiratesYMichael Nedelisky (minors)RHP4YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
19781846018PiratesYJohn Stuper (minors)RHP1.61111340.112.29511132283.961.4414YrPoint Park University (Pittsburgh, PA)
19781948417PiratesNJeff Viha (minors)INFHSFullerton Union HS (Fullerton, CA)
19782050817PiratesYStephen Denby (minors)INFHSFluvanna HS (Scottsville, VA)
19782153117PiratesYDave Dravecky (minors)LHP14.12373131.121.32622664573.131.21104YrYoungstown State University (Youngstown, OH)
19782255317PiratesYThaddeus Reed (minors)OFHSE. C. Glass HS (Lynchburg, VA)
19782357214PiratesNArbrey Lucas (minors)RHPHSChaparral HS (Las Vegas, NV)
19782459114PiratesNDavid McDonald (minors)LHPJCAllegheny College (Meadville, PA)
19782560914PiratesNVince Pellegrini (minors)RHPHSFather Judge HS (Philadelphia, PA)
19782662613PiratesYJohn Huey (minors)RHPHSMannington HS (Mannington, WV)
19782764212PiratesYJeff Zaske (minors)RHP0.23003000.001.000HSMeadowdale HS (Lynwood, WA)
19782865812PiratesNDavid Pascho (minors)RHPHSJuanita HS (Kirkland, WA)
19782967412PiratesNMichael O'Boyle (minors)RHPHSNorthport HS (Northport, NY)
19783068911PiratesNMark Johnson (minors)RHPHSKearns HS (Kearns, UT)
19783170411PiratesYDean Rick (minors)LHPHSWilson HS (Reading, PA)
1978327169PiratesYJames Fiori (minors)CHSCarlynton HS (Carnegie, PA)
1978337268PiratesNJohn West (minors)SSHSGranite Falls HS (Marysville, WA)
1978347335PiratesNKevin Johnson (minors)RHPJCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
1978357405PiratesNGeoff Meadows (minors)RHPHSSouthmoreland HS (Everson, PA)
1978367454PiratesNTim Ronan (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
1978377504PiratesNAlbert Brehm (minors)RHPHSFoothill HS (Santa Ana, CA)
1978387543PiratesNMichael Bretz (minors)RHP4YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
1978397583PiratesYVance Law (minors)SS10.71212380271.256.7037003.381.5004YrBrigham Young University (Provo, UT)
1978407623PiratesNFenton Lebon (minors)PHSLincoln Academy (Newcastle, ME)

*Compensation Picks
Jerry Aubin (Pirates-1) - Pick from Dodgers as compensation for Free Agent Terry Forster

Other Years: 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981

41 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (9%). Total of 26.6 WAR, or 6.6 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.

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