1978 Cleveland Indians Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1978 Cleveland Indians Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

Other Years: 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981

Drafted Players

  • Links to minor league stats are incomplete and may not indicate a player signing
Drafted Players Table
Year Rnd DT OvPck RdPck Tm Signed Bonus Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197811rg99IndiansYThomas Anderson (minors)1BJCSouth Florida State College (Avon Park, FL)
197821rg359IndiansYRobert Conley (minors)SSJCEnterprise State Community College (Enterprise, AL)
197831rg619IndiansYLloyd Turner (minors)SSJCMiddle Georgia State University (Macon, GA)
197841rg879IndiansYRobin Fuson (minors)RHPJCValencia Community College (Orlando, FL)
197851rg1107IndiansYKeith Hendry (minors)RHPJCSouth Florida State College (Avon Park, FL)
197861rg1326IndiansNRobert Payne (minors)OFJCSt. Johns River State College (Palatka, FL)
197871rg1515IndiansYRalph Henriquez (minors)CJCIndian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL)
197881rg1695IndiansYRusty Cain (minors)C4YrWallace Community College (Dothan, AL)
197891rg1835IndiansNJames Gardner (minors)CJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
1978101rg1964IndiansNJoseph Kelihar (minors)1BJCSt. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL)

Other Years: 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981

10 matching player(s). 0 played in the majors (0%). Total of 0.0 WAR, or -- 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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