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

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

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 Name WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
1979227FrRnd1MarinersYJamie Allen (minors)-0.4862734.223.6134YrArizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
1979234FrRnd8AstrosYTy Gainey (minors)-0.1571111.216.581HSCheraw HS (Cheraw, SC)
1979238FrRnd12CubsYShane Allen (minors)HSPalm Bay HS (Melbourne, FL)
1979251FrRnd25YankeesYTodd Demeter (minors)HSGrant HS (Oklahoma City, OK)
1979357FrRnd5AthleticsNRicky McMullen (minors)4YrWilliam Carey College (Hattiesburg, MS)
1979497FrRnd19OriolesYGregory Dees (minors)HSAuburndale HS (Auburndale, FL)
19796132FrRnd2MetsYRon Gardenhire (minors)0.82857104.232.5734YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
19796138FrRnd8AstrosYBill Doran (minors)32.91453513184.266.7284YrMiami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
19797163FrRnd7IndiansYVon Hayes (minors)29.914955249143.267.7704YrSt. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA)
19798204FrRnd22RedsNBill Crone (minors)4YrWest Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, PA)
197910247FrRnd13TigersNWinston Ficklin (minors)HSEl Cerrito HS (El Cerrito, CA)
197910257FrRnd23BrewersYRon Koenigsfeld (minors)4YrFlorida International University (Miami, FL)
197919482FrRnd14PadresYAlfredo Rodriguez (minors)4YrUniversity of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
197919484FrRnd16PiratesNOtis Grant (minors)HSCarver HS (Atlanta, GA)
197923576FrRnd6IndiansNRobbie Cobb (minors)HSGarfield HS (Seattle, WA)
197924600FrRnd6IndiansNGary Whisler (minors)HSKlamath Union HS (Klamath Falls, OR)
197924618FrRnd24YankeesYGregory Sporrer (minors)4YrUniversity of La Verne (La Verne, CA)
197926655FrRnd13PadresNRichard Scott (minors)HSGunn HS (Palo Alto, CA)
197928709FrRnd20DodgersNKevin Roddy (minors)HSBellevue West HS (Bellevue, NE)
197929721FrRnd11AngelsYFrank Pennachio (minors)4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
197934814FrRnd9PiratesYRobert Gulaskey (minors)HSForward HS (Elizabeth, PA)
197936833FrRnd4CubsYPhilip Belmonte (minors)4YrAzusa Pacific University (Azusa, CA)
197936836FrRnd7OriolesNJack Leonard (minors)HSTucker HS (Tucker, GA)
197944869FrRnd1IndiansYBruce Chaney (minors)4YrWashington State University (Pullman, WA)

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

24 matching player(s). 5 played in the majors (20%). Total of 63.1 WAR, or 12.6 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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