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

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

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
197915FrRnd5AthleticsNJuan Bustabad (minors)HSMiami Lakes HS (Hialeah, FL)
197919FrRnd9White SoxNSteve Buechele (minors)16.513344266137.245.710HSServite HS (Anaheim, CA)
1979232FrRnd6Expos via CardinalsY*Michael Kwiecinski (minors)HSShawnee HS (Warren, MI)
1979360FrRnd8AstrosYCliff Wherry (minors)4YrUniversity of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)
1979361FrRnd9White SoxYFran Mullins (minors)0.41062122.203.5764YrSanta Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
1979479FrRnd1MarinersYJim Presley (minors)0.39593546135.247.710HSEscambia HS (Pensacola, FL)
1979495FrRnd17RangersYLarry Reynolds (minors)4YrStanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
1979496FrRnd18GiantsYRandy Kutcher (minors)1.824444810.228.662HSPalmdale HS (Palmdale, CA)
19794102FrRnd24DodgersYLeo Mann (minors)4YrUniversity of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
19795106FrRnd2MetsYGary Hardie (minors)4YrGeorgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
19795111FrRnd7IndiansNEd Brennan (minors)HSSweet Home HS (Sweet Home, OR)
19795129FrRnd25YankeesYGreg Gagne (minors)26.317985673111.254.684HSSomerset HS (Somerset, MA)
19796141FrRnd11TwinsYRichard Shefte (minors)4YrUniversity of Nebraska Omaha (Omaha, NE)
19796142FrRnd12CubsYMichael Buckley (minors)HSLakewood HS (Lakewood, CA)
19796143FrRnd13TigersNDavid Arnold (minors)HSLa Habra HS (La Habra, CA)
19796144FrRnd14PadresNHarold Reynolds (minors)15.81374478221.258.668HSCorvallis HS (Corvallis, OR)
19796156FrRnd26Red SoxNRichard Thompson (minors)HSGlen Oak HS (Canton, OH)
19797180FrRnd24DodgersYTimothy Gloyd (minors)4YrPepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
19798193FrRnd11TwinsYRon Wilkinson (minors)4YrChapman University (Orange, CA)
19798195FrRnd13TigersYVern Followell (minors)4YrUniversity of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
19798202FrRnd20PhilliesYJeff Nate (minors)HSDowagiac Union HS (Dowagiac, MI)
19799212FrRnd4BravesYPaul Runge (minors)0.21833454.232.6444YrJacksonville University (Jacksonville, FL)
19799230FrRnd22RedsNAugie Schmidt (minors)HSBradford HS (Kenosha, WI)
197910236FrRnd2MetsNBrooks Wallace (minors)4YrTexas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
197910240FrRnd6CardinalsYJon Ayers (minors)4YrCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
197910246FrRnd12CubsYDave Owen (minors)-0.7921391.194.5334YrUniversity of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
197910253FrRnd19OriolesNRod Booker (minors)-0.81732740.248.6214YrUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
197910260FrRnd26Red SoxYJerry Miklosi (minors)4YrWestern Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
197911265FrRnd5AthleticsNCraig Roberson (minors)HSHighland Springs HS (Highland Springs, VA)
197911274FrRnd14PadresYJerry DeSimone (minors)4YrSouthern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
197911281FrRnd21RoyalsYOtis Irvin (minors)HSPhillips HS (Chicago, IL)
197912312FrRnd26Red SoxNRon Perry (minors)4YrCollege of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)
197913327FrRnd15AngelsYMarion Hunter (minors)HSKearny HS (San Diego, CA)
197913330FrRnd18GiantsNDavid Cardwell (minors)4YrEast Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN)
197914342FrRnd4BravesYRandy Ingle (minors)4YrAppalachian State University (Boone, NC)
197914344FrRnd6CardinalsNTracy Hamilton (minors)HSTattnall Square Academy (Macon, GA)
197915375FrRnd11TwinsYManuel Colletti (minors)4YrUniversity of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
197915379FrRnd15AngelsNDon Carfino (minors)4YrUniversity of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
197915389FrRnd25YankeesYKeith Smith (minors)0.0640.000.200HSCanyon HS (Santa Clarita, CA)
197916391FrRnd1MarinersYCharles Colby (minors)4YrWestmont College (Santa Barbara, CA)
197916395FrRnd5AthleticsYPaul Stockley (minors)4YrAmerican International College (Springfield, MA)
197916403FrRnd13TigersYRonald Lindberg (minors)4YrPace University (New York, NY)
197916406FrRnd16PiratesYRon Wotus (minors)1.032580.207.587HSBacon Academy HS (Colchester, CT)
197916409FrRnd19OriolesNBill Hainline (minors)4YrGonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
197917431FrRnd15AngelsNGaldenio Noda (minors)HSBell HS (Bell, CA)
197918458FrRnd16PiratesNPhilip Fritz (minors)HSHenrico HS (Richmond, VA)
197918460FrRnd18GiantsYMichael Woods (minors)4YrSouthern University and A&M College (Baton Rouge, LA)
197919469FrRnd1MarinersYWilliam Gaffney (minors)4YrAdelphi University (Garden City, NY)
197919483FrRnd15AngelsNMingo Nunez (minors)4YrWagner College (Staten Island, NY)
197920501FrRnd7IndiansNLarry Smith (minors)HSIllion HS (Illion, NY)
197920507FrRnd13TigersNGreg Funk (minors)HSJunipero Serra HS (San Mateo, CA)
197920513FrRnd19OriolesNThomas Harrell (minors)4YrColumbus State University (Columbus, GA)
197921528FrRnd8White SoxYLarry Hall (minors)4YrUniversity of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
197921530FrRnd10TwinsNWilliam Piwnica (minors)HSMinnetonka HS (Minnetonka, MN)
197921539FrRnd19PhilliesNMike Knox (minors)HSCarlisle HS (Carlisle, PA)
197922565FrRnd20RoyalsYDavid Luethy (minors)4YrUniversity of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
197923574FrRnd4AthleticsNJordan Berge (minors)HSPueblo East HS (Pueblo, CO)
197923578FrRnd8White SoxNTom Dieters (minors)HSRochester HS (Rochester Hills, MI)
197923585FrRnd15PiratesNRon Evans (minors)HSNew Hartford HS (New Hartford, NY)
197923589FrRnd19PhilliesYAndy Owings (minors)HSKlamath Union HS (Klamath Falls, OR)
197924596FrRnd2MetsYRichard Greenfield (minors)4YrLa Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)
197925641FrRnd23DodgersNLeonard Collins (minors)HSHiram Johnson HS (Sacramento, CA)
197926653FrRnd11CubsYAnthony Biafore (minors)4YrMonmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)
197926664FrRnd22BrewersYCurt Downs (minors)
197927678FrRnd12PadresNDonald Canedo (minors)HSHerbert Hoover HS (San Diego, CA)
197927680FrRnd14PiratesNJohnny Tutt (minors)HSEast Rome HS (East Rome, GA)
197927681FrRnd15RangersYStanley Baker (minors)4YrDallas Baptist University (Dallas, TX)
197928696FrRnd7ExposNGeorge Foussianes (minors)4YrUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
197928700FrRnd11AngelsNMike Rizzo (minors)HSHoly Cross HS (River Grove, IL)
197928702FrRnd13RangersYGeorge Gomez (minors)JCMacomb Community College (Warren, MI)
197929730FrRnd20DodgersNP.J. Schranz (minors)HSBloom HS (Chicago Heights, IL)
197929731FrRnd21YankeesNRusty Piggott (minors)4YrRollins College (Winter Park, FL)
197930735FrRnd4AthleticsNBrian Guinn (minors)HSBerkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)
197930742FrRnd11PiratesNGreg Tutt (minors)HSEast Rome HS (East Rome, GA)
197931755FrRnd4AthleticsNGreg Hazel (minors)JCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
197931764FrRnd13GiantsNTimothy Thiessen (minors)HSRoosevelt HS (Fresno, CA)
197932771FrRnd1MarinersNMike Rantz (minors)HSMounds View HS (Arden Hills, MN)
197933795FrRnd7TwinsYDerek Bulcock (minors)4YrSan Jose State University (San Jose, CA)
197934817FrRnd12OriolesYCharles Williams (minors)HSApopka HS (Apopka, FL)
197935821FrRnd1MetsNTerry Byrum (minors)4YrUniversity of Houston (Houston, TX)
197935826FrRnd6RangersYRodger Bastien (minors)4YrMichigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
197939853FrRnd2IndiansNGerald Drobnick (minors)HSEuclid HS (Euclid, OH)
197941861FrRnd2PiratesNMike Sharperson (minors)5.5557120310.280.719HSWilkinson HS (Orangeburg, SC)

*Compensation Picks
Michael Kwiecinski (Expos-2) - Pick from Cardinals as compensation for Free Agent Darold Knowles

Other Years: 1978 / 1979 / 1980

83 matching player(s). 12 played in the majors (14%). Total of 66.3 WAR, or 5.5 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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