1978 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of OF

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1978 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of OF

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979

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 Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197811rg12FrRnd12AstrosYGregory Smith (minors)OFJCCanada College (Redwood City, CA)
197821rg30FrRnd4MetsYMichael Cannon (minors)OFJCMiddlesex Community College (Middletown, CT)
197821rg33FrRnd7BrewersYDoug Loman (minors)OF0.4471422.246.691JCBakersfield College (Bakersfield, CA)
197821rg39FrRnd13AngelsNSteven Norman (minors)OFJCBarstow Community College (Barstow, CA)
197821rg47FrRnd21OriolesYDaniel Keck (minors)OFJCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197831rg65FrRnd13AngelsYRobert Dailey (minors)OFJCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197831rg71FrRnd19RangersNTony Stevens (minors)OFJCSeminole Community College (Sanford, FL)
197831rg76FrRnd24PhilliesNJames Green (minors)OFJCPanola College (Carthage, TX)
197831rg78FrRnd26RoyalsYKeith Vranesh (minors)OFJCSaddleback College (Mission Viejo, CA)
197841rg79FrRnd1Blue JaysYMichael Kelly (minors)OF
197841rg88FrRnd10ExposNKen Kellogg (minors)OFJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197841rg91FrRnd13CubsNMatt Stilwill (minors)OFJCLinn-Benton Community College (Albany, OR)
197841rg92FrRnd14TwinsNTimothy Madera (minors)OFJCCollege of Marin (Kentfield, CA)
197841rg98FrRnd20OriolesYStanley Hendrickson (minors)OFJCCommunity College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
197841rg101FrRnd23PhilliesYAngelo Ross (minors)OFJCPasadena City College (Pasadena, CA)
197841rg102FrRnd24YankeesNRusty McNealy (minors)OF0.01540.000.000JCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
197851rg120FrRnd17PiratesNRobert Smith (minors)OFJCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
197861rg131FrRnd5GiantsNMichael Ott (minors)OFJCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
197861rg132FrRnd6IndiansNRobert Payne (minors)OFJCSt. Johns River Community College (Palatka, FL)
197861rg135FrRnd9AngelsNMark Seeger (minors)OFJCMesa Community College (Mesa, AZ)
197861rg145FrRnd19PhilliesYJuan Parker (minors)OFJCHarry S Truman College (Chicago, IL)
197871rg157FrRnd11CardinalsNKevin Coughlon (minors)OF4YrMoorpark College (Moorpark, CA)
197871rg163FrRnd17PhilliesNJeffrey Musser (minors)OF4YrFerrum College (Ferrum, VA)
197881rg165FrRnd1AthleticsNRobert Parr (minors)OFJCWest Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
1978101rg195FrRnd3BrewersYJerry Lewis (minors)OFJCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
1978101rg199FrRnd7TwinsYArthur Piccolotti (minors)OFJCSkyline JC (San Bruno, CA)
1978111rg205FrRnd2BrewersYEddie Brunson (minors)OFJCMiami-Dade College (Miami, FL)
1978111rg206FrRnd3TwinsNThomas Paul (minors)OFJCTreasure Valley Community College (Ontario, OR)
1978111rg207FrRnd4CardinalsNKevin Waller (minors)OFJCSan Diego City College (San Diego, CA)

Other Years: 1977 / 1978 / 1979

29 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (6%). Total of 0.4 WAR, or 0.2 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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