1978 San Diego Padres Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1978 San Diego Padres 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
1978155PadresYAndy Hawkins (minors)RHP1.52803250.117.26328084914.221.400HSMidway HS (Waco, TX)
197824014Padres via AngelsY*Doug Gwosdz (minors)C-0.7691041.144.444HSMadison HS (Houston, TX)
19783575PadresYGeorge Stablein (minors)RHP0.2430.000.2504013.091.6304YrCalifornia State University Dominguez Hills (Carson, CA)
19784835PadresNLarry Reynolds (minors)OF4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
197851095PadresYFloyd Chiffer (minors)RHP-1.181120.000.00081554.021.4854YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
197861355PadresYTim Flannery (minors)2B9.297224739.255.6524YrChapman University (Orange, CA)
197871615PadresYSteve Fireovid (minors)RHP0.93170.143.28631313.391.5604YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
197881875PadresYMike Parker (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
197892135PadresYTim Hamm (minors)RHPHSSoquel HS (Soquel, CA)
1978102395PadresYMobil Cox (minors)SS4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1978112655PadresYJohn Hills (minors)LHP4YrCalifornia State University Dominguez Hills (Carson, CA)
1978122915PadresYBradley Shames (minors)C4YrUniversity of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
1978133175PadresYGregory Patton (minors)RHPHSLower Dauphin HS (Hummelstown, PA)
1978143435PadresYAlbert Richmond (minors)OF4YrSt. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA)
1978153695PadresNKen Harris (minors)3BHSEl Cerrito HS (El Cerrito, CA)
1978163955PadresYCurtis Cannedy (minors)1B4YrSt. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA)
1978174215PadresYBob Volk (minors)3B4YrOral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK)
1978184475PadresYEric Show (minors)RHP15.93335064.160.375332101893.661.2974YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
1978194725PadresYAnthony McGrue (minors)OFHSSamuel F. B. Morse HS (San Diego, CA)
1978204965PadresYSydney Church (minors)LHP4YrUniversity of the Pacific (Stockton, CA)
1978215195PadresNKen McLemore (minors)INFHSSamuel F. B. Morse HS (San Diego, CA)
1978225415PadresNGregory Sporrer (minors)INF4YrCalifornia State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
1978235635PadresNAaron Cain (minors)2B4YrUniversity of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
1978245825PadresNMark Thurmond (minors)LHP4.73151580.139.32731440463.691.38214YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
1978256005PadresNPaul Noce (minors)SS-0.2711813.232.618HSSequoia HS (Redwood City, CA)
1978266174PadresNRandy Kramer (minors)RHP-0.768410.122.268666154.511.462HSOak Grove HS (San Jose, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Doug Gwosdz (Padres-2) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Merv Rettenmund

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

26 matching player(s). 10 played in the majors (38%). Total of 29.7 WAR, or 3.0 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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