1979 Oakland Athletics Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1979 Oakland Athletics Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982

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
1979155AthleticsNJuan Bustabad (minors)SSHSMiami Lakes HS (Hialeah, FL)
197912626Athletics via Red SoxN*Mike Stenhouse (minors)OF-1.42074169.190.5984YrHarvard University (Cambridge, MA)
19792315AthleticsNTom Dodd (minors)OF0.18131.231.8374YrUniversity of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
197923610Athletics via ExposY*Mark Ferguson (minors)RHPHSWest Muskingum HS (Zanesville, OH)
19793575AthleticsNRicky McMullen (minors)INF4YrWilliam Carey College (Hattiesburg, MS)
19794835AthleticsNTom Caulfield (minors)LHPHSSt. Mary's HS (Jersey City, NJ)
197951095AthleticsNRonn Reynolds (minors)C-2.11433564.188.4834YrUniversity of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
197961355AthleticsYOscar Burnett (minors)OFHSMoravia Central HS (Moravia, NY)
197971615AthleticsNRobert Ruffus (minors)RHP4YrMonmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)
197981875AthleticsNJeff Blankenship (minors)RHPHSEl Dorado HS (Placentia, CA)
197992135AthleticsNMark Calvert (minors)RHPHSThomas Stone HS (Waldorf, MD)
1979102395AthleticsYPaul Spillane (minors)C4YrColby College (Waterville, ME)
1979112655AthleticsNCraig Roberson (minors)SSHSHighland Springs HS (Highland Springs, VA)
1979122915AthleticsNJoe Jackowiak (minors)RHPHSSt. Joseph's HS (South Bend, IN)
1979133175AthleticsNJim Stefanski (minors)C4YrLong Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)
1979143435AthleticsNMike McCandless (minors)RHPJCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
1979153695AthleticsYKeith Call (minors)RHPHSHammond Tech HS (Hammond, IN)
1979163955AthleticsYPaul Stockley (minors)SS4YrAmerican International College (Springfield, MA)
1979174215AthleticsNManuel Costa (minors)3BJCGavilan College (Gilroy, CA)
1979184475AthleticsNKevin Olson (minors)RHPHSMarina HS (Huntington Beach, CA)
1979194735AthleticsNMike O'Hara (minors)RHPHSCovina HS (Covina, CA)
1979204995AthleticsYRobert Wood (minors)RHP4YrUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA)
1979215244AthleticsYSteven Roberts (minors)3B4YrUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
1979225494AthleticsNScott Jefferson (minors)OFHSBerkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)
1979235744AthleticsNJordan Berge (minors)SSHSPueblo East HS (Pueblo, CO)
1979245984AthleticsNHank Landers (minors)OFHSSomerville HS (Somerville, MA)
1979256224AthleticsNRonald Sylvia (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
1979266464AthleticsYKennedy Corzel (minors)RHP4YrCalifornia State University, Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
1979276704AthleticsYBert Bradley (minors)RHP-0.30006006.482.1604YrBrigham Young University (Provo, UT)
1979286934AthleticsYEdwin Retzer (minors)RHP4YrUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (Buffalo, NY)
1979297144AthleticsYJoseph Williams (minors)1B4YrUniversity of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
1979307354AthleticsNBrian Guinn (minors)SSHSBerkeley HS (Berkeley, CA)
1979317554AthleticsNGreg Hazel (minors)SSJCSan Jose City College (San Jose, CA)
1979327744AthleticsNArthur Sullivan (minors)OF4YrColby College (Waterville, ME)
1979337924AthleticsNKen Babcock (minors)LHP4YrCentenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
1979348094AthleticsYJohn Pignotti (minors)C4YrClaremont-Mudd College (Claremont, CA)

*Compensation Picks
Mike Stenhouse (Athletics-1) - Pick from Red Sox as compensation for Free Agent Steve Renko
Mark Ferguson (Athletics-2) - Pick from Expos as compensation for Free Agent Elias Sosa

Other Years: 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980 / 1981 / 1982

36 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (11%). Total of -3.7 WAR, or -0.9 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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