1979 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 2B

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1979 Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft, with a listed position of 2B

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck FrRnd RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1979369FrRnd17RangersYNick Capra (minors)-0.145541.167.5034YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
1979481FrRnd3Blue JaysYAndre Robertson (minors)0.82547245.251.6074YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
19795108FrRnd4BravesYBob Luzon (minors)HSWestlake HS (Thornwood, NY)
19795119FrRnd15AngelsYPat Keedy (minors)0.229593.203.6784YrAuburn University (Auburn, AL)
19796140FrRnd10ExposYWallace Johnson (minors)0.34285695.255.6484YrIndiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
19796148FrRnd18GiantsYJames Dunn (minors)4YrPortland State University (Portland, OR)
19797166FrRnd10ExposYMike Gates (minors)0.3371230.236.6014YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
19798198FrRnd16PiratesYAndrew Snaith (minors)HSChoctawhatchee HS (Fort Walton Beach, FL)
19798203FrRnd21RoyalsNDoran Perdue (minors)4YrMurray State University (Murray, KY)
197910251FrRnd17RangersYWilliam Goodman (minors)4YrGeorge Washington University (Washington, DC)
197910254FrRnd20PhilliesYRusty Hamric (minors)4YrHardin-Simmons University (Abilene, TX)
197911283FrRnd23BrewersNPaul Zuvella (minors)-2.32094912.222.5524YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
197911284FrRnd24DodgersYMark Sheehy (minors)4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
197912290FrRnd4BravesYGlen Bockhorn (minors)4YrTexas Lutheran University (Seguin, TX)
197912294FrRnd8AstrosYJohnny Ray (minors)24.21353518853.290.7244YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
197912297FrRnd11TwinsYRick Beswick (minors)JCLewis & Clark Community College (Godfrey, IL)
197912304FrRnd18GiantsYCordie Dillard (minors)HSCrenshaw HS (Los Angeles, CA)
197913314FrRnd2MetsYDoug Elliott (minors)4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
197913322FrRnd10ExposYKirk Forbes (minors)4YrTennessee State University (Nashville, TN)
197913324FrRnd12CubsYJoseph Fiori (minors)4YrPoint Park University (Pittsburgh, PA)
197913325FrRnd13TigersNMitch Seoane (minors)HSCatholic HS (Tampa, FL)
197913326FrRnd14PadresYAaron Cain (minors)4YrUniversity of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
197913328FrRnd16PiratesYWilmont Reedy (minors)HSThomas Jefferson HS (Brooklyn, NY)
197914355FrRnd17RangersYMike Behudian (minors)4YrFairfield University (Fairfield, CT)
197915387FrRnd23BrewersNBruce Hines (minors)4YrUniversity of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
197916408FrRnd18GiantsYTom O'Malley (minors)1.3466121313.256.670HSMontoursville HS (Montoursville, PA)
197917425FrRnd9White SoxYJim English (minors)4YrUniversity of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
197917433FrRnd17RangersNSteven Brigante (minors)4YrLubbock Christian University (Lubbock, TX)
197917435FrRnd19OriolesYAngelo Blake (minors)JCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
197918465FrRnd23BrewersNChris Glass (minors)JCHagerstown Community College (Hagerstown, MD)
197921533FrRnd13PadresYFrancisco Gonzalez (minors)4YrValdosta State University (Valdosta, GA)
197921541FrRnd21RedsYDuke Hinds (minors)4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
197922557FrRnd12TigersYKenneth Baldwin (minors)4YrRice University (Houston, TX)
197924595FrRnd1MarinersYRoy Clark (minors)4YrUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
197926645FrRnd3BravesYChuck Black (minors)4YrBowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
197927669FrRnd3BravesYMike Garcia (minors)4YrCalifornia State University, Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
197930733FrRnd2MetsYBill Rittweger (minors)4YrSeton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
197931757FrRnd6White SoxNRay Thoma (minors)HSMarist HS (Chicago, IL)
197931758FrRnd7ExposNJohn McKeon (minors)HSCummings HS (Burlington, NC)
197931767FrRnd16RoyalsYCraig Patterson (minors)4YrFlorida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
197932776FrRnd6White SoxYPaul Manieri (minors)4YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
197932786FrRnd16RedsNKyle Rutledge (minors)4YrUniversity of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
197933797FrRnd9TigersYMark McKnight (minors)4YrPfeiffer University (Misenheimer, NC)
197933802FrRnd14PhilliesNDeron Gustafson (minors)HSDavid Crockett HS (Austin, TX)
197937841FrRnd3CubsYHoward Shapiro (minors)4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

45 matching player(s). 8 played in the majors (17%). Total of 24.7 WAR, or 3.1 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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