1977 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

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1977 Pittsburgh Pirates Picks in the MLB June Amateur Draft

Other Years: 1974 / 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980

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 Name Pos WAR G AB HR BA OPS G W L ERA WHIP SV Type Drafted Out of
197711818PiratesYAnthony Nicely (minors)OFHSMeadowdale HS (Dayton, OH)
197724418PiratesYMichael Pill (minors)RHPHSEdgewood HS (West Covina, CA)
197737018PiratesYLance Dodd (minors)RHPHSAtholton HS (Laurel, MD)
197749618PiratesYStew Cliburn (minors)RHP3.1100851353.111.2564YrDelta State University (Cleveland, MS)
1977512218PiratesYJames Poff (minors)OFHSWorkman HS (La Puente, CA)
1977614818PiratesNRandy Smith (minors)RHPHSChildersburg HS (Childersburg, AL)
1977717418PiratesYChuck Powell (minors)LHPHSFullerton Union HS (Fullerton, CA)
1977820018PiratesYPaul Moore (minors)OFHSFort Chiswell HS (Maxmeadows, VA)
1977922618PiratesYMichael Shoaf (minors)LHPHSCarson City HS (Carson City, NV)
19771025218PiratesYPhilip Cyburt (minors)LHPHSBrea Olinda HS (Brea, CA)
19771127818PiratesYRick Lancellotti (minors)OF-0.636652.169.4834YrRowan University (Glassboro, NJ)
19771230418PiratesNWayne Tolleson (minors)SS2.486323229.241.6004YrWestern Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC)
19771333018PiratesNMike Davis (minors)2BHSParker HS (Janesville, WI)
19771435618PiratesYGerald Busby (minors)RHPHSChaparral HS (Las Vegas, NV)
19771538218PiratesYBen Wiltbank (minors)RHPJCCommunity College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)
19771640818PiratesNMark Beuclear (minors)RHPHSDickinson HS (Dickinson, TX)
19771743418PiratesNMark Gray (minors)2BHSGallatin HS (Warshaw, KY)
19771845918PiratesNDennis Rasmussen (minors)LHP11.11362590.193.45725691774.151.330HSBear Creek HS (Lakewood, CO)
19771948317PiratesYGary Hibbett (minors)OF4YrUniversity of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
19772050717PiratesYCasey Clark (minors)SS4YrUniversity of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
19772153117PiratesNRusty Shelton (minors)RHPHSGretna HS (Hunt, VA)
19772255517PiratesNLawrence Dotson (minors)OFHSSan Bernardino HS (San Bernardino, CA)
19772357917PiratesYJessie Jones (minors)C4YrJackson State University (Jackson, MS)
19772460216PiratesNRon Thurston (minors)CHSWoodrow Wilson HS (Long Beach, CA)
19772562416PiratesNFulton Walker (minors)OFHSMartinsburg HS (Martinsburg, WV)
19772664516PiratesNMark Haley (minors)CHSCabrillo HS (Lompoc, CA)
19772766313PiratesNKurt Kingsolver (minors)CJCLong Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)
19772868012PiratesNMarvin Fowler (minors)RHPHSMadison HS (San Diego, CA)
1977296939PiratesNPaul Doty (minors)RHPHSSantana HS (Santee, CA)
1977307047PiratesYCharles Valley (minors)1B4YrSan Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
1977317157PiratesYEdward Baker (minors)2BJCGeorgia Perimeter College (Covington, GA)
1977327267PiratesNMike Ferguson (minors)RHPHSNorthview HS (Covina, CA)
1977337377PiratesNRobert Wicks (minors)RHPHSAmador Valley HS (Pleasanton, CA)
1977347466PiratesNWilliam Metil (minors)3BHSNorthgate HS (Bellevue, PA)
1977357546PiratesYTimothy Ganch (minors)1B4YrPoint Park University (Pittsburgh, PA)
1977367615PiratesYGeorge Hill (minors)OF4YrVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
1977377675PiratesYSteven Hawes (minors)C4YrTennessee Wesleyan College (Athens, TN)
1977387713PiratesNRichard Witt (minors)3BJCSpokane Community College (Spokane, WA)

Other Years: 1974 / 1975 / 1976 / 1977 / 1978 / 1979 / 1980

38 matching player(s). 4 played in the majors (10%). Total of 16.0 WAR, or 4.0 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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