1979 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase, with a listed position of LHP

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1979 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase, with a listed position of LHP

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
197911sc1FrRnd1PhilliesYMark Davis (minors)7.95111671.156.43462451844.171.4096JCChabot College (Hayward, CA)
197911sc3FrRnd3RedsYBill Bordley (minors)-0.1860.167.4528234.71.790JCEl Camino College (Torrance, CA)
197911sc5FrRnd5AstrosNEdwin Schneider (minors)JCIndian River Community College (Fort Pierce, FL)
197911sc17FrRnd17White SoxYGary Friedrich (minors)JCWabash Valley College (Mount Carmel, IL)
197911sc18FrRnd18PiratesNDavid McDonald (minors)JCAllegheny College (Meadville, PA)
197911sc25FrRnd25YankeesYChuck Hernandez (minors)JCHillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL)
197921sc31FrRnd6CardinalsNDavid Jensen (minors)JCEdmonds Community College (Lynnwood, WA)
197921sc32FrRnd7BrewersYRonald Walling (minors)
197921sc34FrRnd9MetsYJeffery Sunderlage (minors)JCDes Moines Area Community College (Boone, IA)
197921sc40FrRnd15TwinsNMike Mason (minors)5.11890.222.52214029394.531.440JCNormandale Community College (Bloomington, MN)
197931sc44FrRnd2AngelsNCurt Wardle (minors)-1.200052896.131.611JCSan Bernardino Valley College (San Bernardino, CA)
197951sc58FrRnd1BrewersNRichard Evans (minors)JCEl Camino College (Torrance, CA)

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

12 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (33%). Total of 11.7 WAR, or 2.9 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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