1979 San Francisco Giants Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1979 San Francisco Giants Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982

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
197911515Giants via AngelsY*Scott Garrelts (minors)RHP10.03702321.125.32335269533.291.2848HSBuckley Loda HS (Buckley, IL)
197911818GiantsNRick Luecken (minors)RHP-0.35630.3331.00056355.101.832HSSpring Woods HS (Houston, TX)
197924418GiantsYChris Brown (minors)3B5.9449152338.269.725HSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197937018GiantsYDave Wilhelmi (minors)RHPHSJoliet Catholic Academy (Joliet, IL)
197949618GiantsYRandy Kutcher (minors)SS1.924444810.228.662HSPalmdale HS (Palmdale, CA)
1979512218GiantsNLouis Burmester (minors)RHPHSHerricks HS (Williston Park, NY)
1979614818GiantsYJames Dunn (minors)2B4YrPortland State University (Portland, OR)
1979717418GiantsYDarryel McNealy (minors)1BHSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
1979820018GiantsYGreg Baker (minors)OF4YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
1979922618GiantsYCharles Curry (minors)1B4YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
19791025218GiantsNScotti Madison (minors)C-0.9711661.163.4854YrVanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
19791127818GiantsYFrank Williams (minors)RHP6.0333290.172.42233324143.001.3784YrLewis-Clark State College (Lewiston, ID)
19791230418GiantsYCordie Dillard (minors)2BHSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
19791333018GiantsNDavid Cardwell (minors)SS4YrEast Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)
19791435618GiantsNLance Junker (minors)OFJCMission College (Santa Clara, CA)
19791538218GiantsNScott Blanke (minors)OFJCCypress College (Cypress, CA)
19791640818GiantsYTom O'Malley (minors)2B1.4466121313.256.670HSMontoursville HS (Montoursville, PA)
19791743418GiantsNSteve Murphy (minors)RHPHSGrant HS (Van Nuys, CA)
19791846018GiantsYMichael Woods (minors)SS4YrSouthern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, LA)
19791948618GiantsYJames Wojcik (minors)OF4YrUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (Buffalo, NY)
19792051218GiantsNPaul Ash (minors)OF4YrDelaware State University (Dover, DE)
19792153717GiantsNJohn Ross (minors)3B4YrWilliam Paterson University (Wayne, NJ)
19792256217GiantsNMark Dacko (minors)RHP4YrJames Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
19792358717GiantsNJim Wilson (minors)CHSFranklin HS (Livonia, MI)
19792461117GiantsYDavid Thornton (minors)RHP4YrSt. Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA)
19792563517GiantsNJames Kelly (minors)RHPHSWestwood HS (Fort Pierce, FL)
19792665917GiantsNBill Zempolich (minors)RHPHSEleanor Roosevelt HS (Lanham, MD)
19792768216GiantsYJerald Fell (minors)RHP4YrColorado Mesa University (Grand Junction, CO)
19792870314GiantsYJohn Ziccardi (minors)1B
19792972414GiantsYDonald Jamerson (minors)OF4YrCalifornia State University East Bay (Hayward, CA)
19793074413GiantsYJoseph Lorenz (minors)3B4YrLewis University (Romeoville, IL)
19793176413GiantsNTimothy Thiessen (minors)SSHSRoosevelt HS (Fresno, CA)
19793278212GiantsYJerrett Turner (minors)C4YrTexas A&M University (College Station, TX)
19793380012GiantsNDavid Del Rio (minors)OFHSPonderosa HS (Shingle Springs, CA)
19793481611GiantsNRussell Cleland (minors)CHSEl Dorado HS (Placentia, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Scott Garrelts (Giants-1) - Pick from Angels as compensation for Free Agent Jim Barr

Other Years: 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982

35 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (20%). Total of 24.0 WAR, or 3.4 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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