1978 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1978 Rule V Draft was held December 4 in Orlando, FL. 7 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each. The AAA and AA draft was held December 5. 4 players were taken by AAA teams for $12,000 each, while 8 players were taken by AA teams for $4,000 each.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
New York Mets Rogers (Bobby) Brown Outfielder Tacoma Yankees New York Yankees
Toronto Blue Jays Bob Davis Catcher Hawaii Islanders San Diego Padres
Montreal Expos Ken Macha IF/OF Columbus Clippers Pittsburgh Pirates
Detroit Tigers Lynn Jones Outfielder Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds
San Francisco Giants William Venable Outfielder Albuquerque Dukes Los Angeles Dodgers
Toronto Blue Jays Ted Wilborn Outfielder Tacoma Yankees New York Yankees
Detroit Tigers Dave Machemer Infielder Salt Lake City Gulls California Angels

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
San Jose Missions Keith MacWhorter Pitcher Winter Haven Red Sox Boston Red Sox
Columbus Clippers Jose Calderon Pitcher Spartanburg Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Rochester Red Wings Ron Diggle Outfielder Holyoke Millers Milwaukee Brewers
Tidewater Tides Mike Howard IF/OF San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Chattanooga Lookouts Monte (Carmelo) Castillo Outfielder Spartanburg Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Amarillo Gold Sox David Jannusch Pitcher Grays Harbor Loggers Grays Harbor
Nashville Sounds Jose Mota Outfielder Daytona Beach Astros Houston Astros
Holyoke Millers Robert Boyd Pitcher Salinas Angels California Angels
Charlotte O's Jeffrey Schneider Pitcher Peninsula Pilots Philadelphia Phillies
Bristol Red Sox Ray Boyer Outfielder Alexandria Dukes Alexandria
Knoxville Sox William Dick Pitcher Burlington Bees Milwaukee Brewers
Holyoke Millers Stephen Parrott Pitcher Wisconsin Rapids Twins Minnesota Twins

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

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