1979 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1979 Rule V Draft was held December 3 in Toronto, ON. 10 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $25,000 each.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Toronto Blue Jays Mike Macha 3B/OF Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves
Chicago White Sox Bruce Kimm Catcher Wichita Aeros Chicago Cubs
Cleveland Indians Andres Mora Outfielder Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Minnesota Twins Guy Sularz Infielder Phoenix Giants San Francisco Giants
Kansas City Royals Manny Castillo Infielder Springfield Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
California Angels Alfredo Martinez Pitcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets
Milwaukee Brewers Mark Brouhard Outfielder Salt Lake City Gulls California Angels
Philadelphia Phillies Burke Suter Pitcher Boston Red Sox
Minnesota Twins Dave Moore Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds
Minnesota Twins Doug Corbett Pitcher Indianapolis Indians Cincinnati Reds

* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Iowa Oaks Greg Walker 1st Baseman Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Columbus Clippers Don Pearson Pitcher Jackson Mets New York Mets
Rochester Red Wings Edwin Neal Outfielder Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Syracuse Chiefs Mitch Webster Outfielder San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Toledo Mud Hens Johnnie Walker Shortstop San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Phoenix Giants Larry Prewitt Pitcher Jackson Mets New York Mets
Phoenix Giants Nate Snell Pitcher Charlotte O's Baltimore Orioles
Salt Lake City Gulls Michael Wardlow Pitcher Shreveport Captains San Francisco Giants
Spokane Indians Sammye Welborn Pitcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Tacoma Tugs Marvin Garrison Outfielder San Antonio Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers


Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Holyoke Millers Terry Lee Infielder Bakersfield Outlaws Bakersfield
West Haven Yankees Barry Cheesman Catcher Salinas Angels California Angels
Knoxville Sox Julio Perez Infielder West Palm Beach Expos Montreal Expos
Knoxville Sox Larry Wright Pitcher Clinton Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Knoxville Sox Ramon Perez* Infielder Daytona Beach Astros Houston Astros
Orlando Twins Don Ruzek Shortstop Lodi Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Shreveport Captains Mike Williams Pitcher Lodi Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers

* Perez was a delayed selection by Knoxville.


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