1978 Milwaukee Brewers Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase

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1978 Milwaukee Brewers 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
197811rg77BrewersYWeldon Swift (minors)RHP
197821rg337BrewersYDoug Loman (minors)OF0.4471422.247.691JCBakersfield College (Bakersfield, CA)
197831rg597BrewersYDoug Jones (minors)RHP21.428570.143.39384669793.31.24303JCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197841rg857BrewersNLarry May (minors)RHPJCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
197851rg1085BrewersNRoland Atkins (minors)CJCCalhoun Community College (Decatur, AL)
197861rg1304BrewersYPorter Wyatt (minors)SSJCPalomar College (San Marcos, CA)
197871rg1493BrewersNRobert Duncan (minors)LHPJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
197881rg1673BrewersNGreg Robles (minors)1BJCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
197891rg1813BrewersNKyle Farenthold (minors)LHPJCBlinn College (Brenham, TX)
1978101rg1953BrewersYJerry Lewis (minors)OFJCCentral Arizona College (Coolidge, AZ)
1978111rg2052BrewersYEddie Brunson (minors)OFJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)
1978121rg2081BrewersNCharles Dinkins (minors)LHPJCMiami Dade College (Miami, FL)

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

12 matching player(s). 2 played in the majors (16%). Total of 21.8 WAR, or 10.9 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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