1979 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of RHP

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1979 Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase, with a listed position of RHP

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

Drafted Players

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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
197911rg3FrRnd3BravesNKelly Faulk (minors)JCWharton County Junior College (Wharton, TX)
197911rg4FrRnd4Blue JaysNScott Patterson (minors)JCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197911rg7FrRnd7AstrosNJeff Dedmon (minors)1.4229470.149.35425020163.841.4512JCWest Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
197911rg8FrRnd8IndiansYFrancis Regan (minors)JCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197911rg10FrRnd10White SoxNBruce Cooper (minors)JCBroward College (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
197911rg11FrRnd11CubsYMark Wilkins (minors)4YrEastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI)
197911rg14FrRnd14TigersYMichael Camp (minors)JCEastern Oklahoma State College (Wilburton, OK)
197911rg18FrRnd18RangersNClay Weisinger (minors)JCAngelina College (Lufkin, TX)
197911rg22FrRnd22RoyalsYMike Brewer (minors)-0.212180.167.472JCFoothill College (Los Altos Hills, CA)
197911rg24FrRnd24BrewersYDavid Thomas (minors)
197911rg25FrRnd25Red SoxYKevin Kane (minors)JCCuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA)
197911rg26FrRnd26YankeesYJames Campbell (minors)JCOrange Coast College (Costa Mesa, CA)
197921rg33FrRnd7AstrosYMike Penate (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197921rg39FrRnd13PadresNCarlos Moreno (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
197921rg41FrRnd15PiratesNChristopher Goodchild (minors)JCSanta Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
197921rg45FrRnd19PhilliesNRobert Fischer (minors)JCPanola College (Carthage, TX)
197921rg47FrRnd21RedsNRobert Elliott (minors)JCGulf Coast State College (Panama City, FL)
197921rg48FrRnd22RoyalsNTim Cates (minors)JCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
197921rg50FrRnd24BrewersNJeff Heathcock (minors)0.256350.029.15756993.761.193JCGolden West College (Huntington Beach, CA)
197931rg55FrRnd3BravesYRicky Coatney (minors)4YrUniversity of Arkansas-Fort Smith (Fort Smith, AR)
197931rg56FrRnd4Blue JaysUnkSteve Roche (minors)JCSacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)
197931rg58FrRnd6AthleticsNDavid Granger (minors)JCSanta Barbara City College (Santa Barbara, CA)
197931rg60FrRnd8IndiansNRodney McDonald (minors)JCCuyahoga Community College (Cleveland, OH)
197931rg66FrRnd14TigersNBrian Stehling (minors)JCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
197931rg67FrRnd15PiratesNCarl Taylor (minors)JCCamden County College (Blackwood, NJ)
197931rg73FrRnd21RedsNKevin Lindsley (minors)JCLinn-Benton Community College (Albany, OR)
197931rg75FrRnd23DodgersNKyle Dunning (minors)JCLinn-Benton Community College (Albany, OR)
197931rg76FrRnd24BrewersNLarry Robinson (minors)JCCompton College (Compton, CA)
197941rg79FrRnd1MetsNThomas McLaughlin (minors)4YrUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
197941rg84FrRnd6AthleticsNHarold Brown (minors)JCChipola College (Marianna, FL)
197941rg85FrRnd7AstrosNGil Robison (minors)JCCentralia College (Centralia, WA)
197941rg87FrRnd9ExposNRandy O'Neal (minors)0.874500.080.17814217194.351.383JCPalm Beach State College (Lake Worth, FL)
197941rg88FrRnd10White SoxNTim Kammeyer (minors)JCSouthwestern College (Chula Vista, CA)
197941rg93FrRnd15PiratesNRick Ownbey (minors)0.243350.114.277393114.111.610JCSanta Ana College (Santa Ana, CA)
197941rg95FrRnd17GiantsNDavid LaBounty (minors)JCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
197941rg96FrRnd18RangersNMichael Young (minors)JCTrinidad State College (Trinidad, CO)
197941rg101FrRnd23DodgersNJoseph Siers (minors)JCPalm Beach State College (Lake Worth, FL)
197941rg102FrRnd24BrewersYBengie Bigges (minors)JCFrederick Community College (Frederick, MD)
197941rg103FrRnd25Red SoxNMichael Burton (minors)
197941rg104FrRnd26YankeesNGary Higgins (minors)JCColumbia State Community College (Columbia, TN)
197951rg105FrRnd1MetsNMichael Befort (minors)JCAllen Community College (Iola, KS)
197951rg108FrRnd4CardinalsNMark Pedersen (minors)JCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
197951rg119FrRnd15GiantsNAlbert Hammack (minors)JCBellevue College (Bellevue, WA)
197951rg121FrRnd17PhilliesNKen Schubert (minors)JCSt. Clair County Community College (Port Huron, MI)
197961rg131FrRnd3Blue JaysNRandy Brown (minors)JCSan Jacinto College (Pasadena, TX)
197961rg136FrRnd8White SoxNAllen Black (minors)JCWest Los Angeles College (Culver City, CA)
197961rg140FrRnd12PiratesNSheldon Andrews (minors)JCLower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
197961rg146FrRnd18RedsYTim Stamper (minors)JCSpokane Falls Community College (Spokane, WA)
197961rg147FrRnd19RoyalsNMike Bielecki (minors)5.93112820.078.20034770734.181.415JCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197961rg148FrRnd20DodgersNEric Stack (minors)JCLane Community College (Eugene, OR)
197961rg149FrRnd21BrewersYJesse Vasquez (minors)JCLos Angeles Harbor College (Wilmington, CA)
197971rg152FrRnd1MetsYRon Graves (minors)JCModesto Junior College (Modesto, CA)
197971rg161FrRnd10TigersNJohn Collier (minors)JCSt. Clair County Community College (Port Huron, MI)
197971rg165FrRnd14RangersNLee Clne (minors)JCCollege of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
197971rg171FrRnd20Red SoxYScott Gering (minors)JCSt. Johns River State College (Palatka, FL)
197971rg172FrRnd21YankeesNEdward Schiavo (minors)HSBoyertown HS (Boyertown, PA)
197981rg173FrRnd1MetsYDavid Michael (minors)JCDodge City Community College (Dodge City, KS)
197981rg174FrRnd2CardinalsNJohn Mathews (minors)JCRio Hondo College (Whittier, CA)
197981rg175FrRnd3IndiansYJohn Napolitano (minors)
197981rg176FrRnd4ExposNMike Withrow (minors)JCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197981rg179FrRnd7PiratesNChris Fazendine (minors)JCYakima Valley Community College (Yakima, WA)
197981rg182FrRnd10RangersNPerry Kilgo (minors)JCMcLennan Community College (Waco, TX)
197981rg183FrRnd11PhilliesNNathan Frierson (minors)JCRanger College (Ranger, TX)
197981rg184FrRnd12OriolesNKevin Usher (minors)HSBayport-Blue Point HS (Bayport, NY)
197991rg189FrRnd1MetsYJohn Semprini (minors)JCDes Moines Area Community College (Boone, IA)
197991rg194FrRnd6TwinsNTrent Smith (minors)JCSeminole State College of Florida (Sanford, FL)
197991rg195FrRnd7PiratesNMark Ochal (minors)JCBrookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)
197991rg196FrRnd8AngelsYRobert Klein (minors)JCCollege of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, CA)
197991rg197FrRnd9GiantsYArthur Maabe (minors)JCCollege of the Desert (Palm Desert, CA)
1979101rg202FrRnd2CardinalsNSam Cordero (minors)JCEastern Arizona College (Thatcher, AZ)
1979101rg203FrRnd3IndiansYAlex Christenson (minors)JCMerced College (Merced, CA)
1979101rg205FrRnd5White SoxNCraig Nelson (minors)JCGlendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
1979101rg211FrRnd11BrewersYBrian Meadows (minors)JCYavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
1979111rg212FrRnd1MetsNJesse Anderson (minors)JCSan Diego City College (San Diego, CA)
1979111rg213FrRnd2CardinalsNTom Kurant (minors)JCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
1979111rg215FrRnd4ExposNJohn Baker (minors)JCState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, FL)
1979111rg216FrRnd5TwinsNDavid Wilson (minors)4YrAnderson University (Anderson, SC)
1979111rg217FrRnd6GiantsNEugene Hernandez (minors)JCSan Joaquin Delta College (Stockton, CA)
1979111rg219FrRnd8PhilliesNDonald Wilson (minors)JCSalem Community College (Carneys Point, NJ)
1979121rg222FrRnd2CardinalsNGreg Bargar (minors)-1.53390.111.22233236.341.660JCEl Camino College (Torrance, CA)
1979121rg224FrRnd4ExposYBlake Byrket (minors)JCMuscatine Community College (Muscatine, IA)
1979121rg228FrRnd8BrewersNScott Olshane (minors)JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
1979131rg233FrRnd5BrewersNTillmon Crownover (minors)JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
1979141rg235FrRnd2IndiansYTommy Martinez (minors)
1979141rg238FrRnd5BrewersNDaniel Anctile (minors)JCLos Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)
1979161rg243FrRnd1TwinsYLarry May (minors)JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

86 matching player(s). 7 played in the majors (8%). Total of 6.8 WAR, or 1.0 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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